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Local Health and Wellbeing Hub

Project start date: 1 February 2017
Project end date: 30 October 2017

CCG area(s) where this project operates: Central

Neighbourhood(s) in which this project operates: Ardwick, Longsight, Gorton North, Gorton South, Levenshulme, Moss Side, Hulme, Rusholme

Programme objective(s) supported by this project:
1. to increase the social inclusion within their neighbourhoods of people with serious and enduring mental health problems
3. to increase the level of support offered to people with mental health problems who find it difficult to access existing services in their neighbourhoods

Project summary: Local Health and Wellbeing Hub supporting people identified with mental health providing: training in life skills; 6 months, voluntary work experience in sales, gardening, administration and logistics; career support e.g. writing CVs; facilitate sport and leisure activities; promote community engagement and social networks

Organisation name: Make Education A Priority (MEAP)

Organisation summary: Offer multidisciplinary education and skills in life-long learning and provide opportunities for social enterprise and urban regeneration as key drivers to social inclusion and poverty alleviation of people with mental health related problems. Promote access to service, offer help, and support the hard to reach individuals, encourage participation in activities in a person- centred approach (DoH, 2012), to overcome isolation, stigma and discrimination to improve physical and mental health (DOH, 2011). Offer career advices and signpost clients to referral services. MEAP values and encourage social engagement in a cultural sensitive environment.

Contact name: Esther Oludipe / Hambeleleni Abisai
Contact number: 0161 248 7733 / 0772 344 7200 / 0161 258 5527 / 0789 124 6208
Contact email: admin@highwayhope.co.uk / ndaudika@icloud.com

Postal address: 328 Platt Lane, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7DA