What We Do?
Youth engagement centres (School mini-bus collection & drop-off service)
Half-Term multi sports and activity camps for primary/secondary students.
Primary & Secondary School Inclusion & mentor staffing
Social, Industry & Elite pathway opportunities towards a brighter future
Our Community Mini-bus collects students from primary & secondary schools to attend our youth engagement centre until 6pm.
Years Serving communities
Although the Changing Lives (CIC) is newly registered, David and Ben have been working in partnership within the community for over 5 years.
children Impacted BY THE PROJECT
Over the Past 6 months over 200 hundred children have either attended school workshops, sports camps or visited the CL Youth engagement centre.
The Changing Lives CIC operates a variety of programmes that all work together in providing opportunities to young people towards a positive future. See our program descriptions below for more information.
Working within Schools to provide tailored mentoring programmes on a 1:1 or small group learning basis. The aim of the mentor is to offer school inclusion for challenging students, assisting them with classroom and work experience learning.
Youth engagement centres
Our Centres offer vulnerable children of all backgrounds and ethnicity a place to relax and participate in sports, mentoring & workshops after school. The community transport mini bus collects referred students from local schools to safely transport them to & from the centre.
Sports coaching & pathway opportunities
With the variety of partnerships the Changing Lives project has, sports coaching workshops is a key element in providing the hook and distraction away from every day issues our students face. Opportunities of further progression towards grass roots participation and elite pathways in sports are fundamental.
Our workshops include: Link Asset Service Risk & Reward, Essex Police crime awareness, NHS medical tuition, Mental health Scheme’s, Sports Officiating, College introductions & Qualifications.
“Hip Hop Pop has been teaching young people at Changing Lives in Harlow for five weeks. Over this period I have seen the young people improve their self-esteem, increase their ability to focus and take supported risks within the classes. Engagement within Hip Hop Pop has had the effect of boosting fitness, confidence and improving social skills”
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Sign Up For a Programme
If you feel your child would benefit from any of our programmes, contact us to discover what we can offer.
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