The Hope Centre?s aim is to work with vulnerable and disadvantaged people in St Helens across two centres by developing advice, advocacy, support, life skills and vocational training programmes.
Gateway Appointments – people new to the Centre are invited to a 1 on 1 appointment where we can get go know the person better and they can orientate themselves to the Centre
- ‘BREATHE’ wellbeing programme, a free pro-gressional course for people experiencing mental health problems.? The course teaches a number of life skills where the individual can choose to do one course or take the journey through the complete programme – these courses include ‘Positive Self-Esteem & Confidence’, ‘Ambition’ (goal setting) and ‘Assertiveness’.
- Breathe Social – Tuesday Afternoon 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm for learners who have completed the Breathe course.? An informal setting to chat and catch up over a hot drink and biscuit.
- IT Classes – aimed at complete beginners and those wanting to improve their IT skills. Run Tuesday to Thursday.
- Free activities within the Hope Centre’s Creative Space e.g. community choir, craft workshops
- English & Maths in partnership with St Helens College
- IT Drop In: drop-in session available for Hope Centre users where work searches can be made or IT skills can be practised.? Friday 10 am to 2 pm
- Work Club for those seeking employment or volunteering opportunities with sessions including interview techniques, CV creation and job searching – Monday afternoon 2 pm to 3.30 pm
- Bespoke courses available to meet the needs of the local community
For more information on any of our courses and provisions please call 01744 26414 and we will look forward to working with you to be the best you can be.
New services which we support from the Hope Centre – the Foodbank and Baby Basics
Foodbank websites: www.sthelens.foodbank.org.uk/
Baby Basics website: www.hopecentre.org.uk