Sport and Play

Our Place Our Families offers Sport and Play weeks for children in mainstream education ages from 5 to 11. Sport and Play is a week of fun activities and games lasting from 12:30pm until 4:30pm, during which the kids will play sports such as football, rugby, and hockey, as well as perform arts and crafts, such as painting and clay. Children will be provided with 2 breaks during which they will be given a small healthy snack (lunches are not provided).

Services

Advice and Guidance

One of our most successfull programmes aims to help people get into employment, guiding them to work across social spectrums and offering them guidance when dealing with diverse needs and unexpected events, we offer valuable services that meet the needs of the individual.

 

In turn this gives them, and the community, a positive economic future while also giving them the confidence they need to get into
long-term employment.

CV Support
Parent Support

Our place our families is committed to finding new ways of reaching the families who most need our support.

The programme works to help parents to develop good communication skills, build up a positive relationship with their child and to take a positive approach to parenting.

Cooking Classes

Our Place Our Families offers NHS Eat Better Feel Better cooking classes, completely free for anyone who wishes to sign up. All materials are provided however we do ask that you bring your own containers to take your creations home with you.

These cooking classes will not only teach you basic cooking skills, how to cook healthy nutricious meals for you and/or your family, and the nutricional values and portions of meals, but it's also a great way to socialise and meet new people. 

We also offer NHS funded Type 2 Daibetes classes, for those suffer from (or care for someone who suffers from) Type 2 Diabetes. 

At the end of the course, each participant will receive a certificate showing you passed the course!

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Helping people with their CV’s, covering letters or job searches.

They are welcome to visit our office on Monday’s and Wednesday’s at the following times:
 

Monday 9:30am–11:30am
or 12:30pm – 2:30pm

 

Wednesday 9:30am–11:30am
or 12:30pm – 2:30pm

 

Best Foot Forward (footcare)

We currently have staff and volunteers trained to cut toenails and maintain people’s feet whom were trained by the NHS. The staff and volunteers have 2+ years worth of experience in this service. 

The clinic runs from 10am – 1pm every Wednesday and Friday which is appointment based. To book an appointment or to know more about this service please call the office or come in and speak to one of our friendly staff!! 

*small charge for this service*

Cafe OPOF
Cafe OPOF

Cafe OPOF is a low cost community cafe that is in place for the community to come along and enjoy a hot drink and maybe a bite to eat at an affordable price. Our aim is to involve our community to come together at the cafe, meet new people with the potential to become involved in things they enjoy. Our idea of the cafe was to break down social isolation and to create a safe and fun place for people to come.

The cafe is open from 9:45am – 12:45pm Wednesdays and Fridays.

Come along to Arkleston Community Centre to meet new friends, drink hot drinks and maybe have a bite to eat!!

We made a video with the NHS to
show what you can expect from

our cooking classes you can watch
it by clicking the logo below