CASE STUDIES
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AESOP

Aesop’s ‘Dance to Health’ initiative is a fall-prevention programme for older people, and a fun and social way for older people to participate in exercise, building up strength and mobility while also supporting mental health and wellbeing.

Archway Foundation

The Archway Foundation helps people in Oxford and Abingdon who feel unwanted, excluded and forgotten, matching them with volunteer befrienders and social networks that give them back a sense of belonging.

Ark T Centre

The Ark T Centre is an arts project in East Oxford, and is situated in a high-risk area for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). Ark T is an open and inclusive community, where people, art, and powerful ideas come together, using the transformative powers of creativity to change lives.

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Children Heard and Seen

Children Heard and Seen works to mitigate the effects of parental imprisonment on children, and consequently to reduce the likelihood of generational offending, mental health issues and family breakdown.

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Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN)

The Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN) helps artists, arts organisations and arts venues to adapt their work for people with dementia and their carers.

Full Circle

Full Circle works with schools to set up intergenerational groups that bring together children and older volunteers. They bring older and younger people together on a weekly basis, with the aim of nurturing friendship and understanding between the generations.

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Home-Start

Home-Start is a voluntary organisation that promotes the welfare of families with young children.

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The Porch Steppin’ Stone

The Porch is a day centre that supports homeless and vulnerably housed single adults tackle the multiple problems that are preventing them from moving towards stable housing and sustainable work.

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Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine runs a variety of projects across Oxfordshire for young people with mild or moderate learning disabilities and autism, and provides workplace training in two cafés.