Aspire Oxford delivers class-leading services to customers whilst also providing life-changing support, training and skills for people who have survived adversity and are committed to making remarkable changes to their lives.
They create work placements and employment opportunities for local people who face barriers to securing meaningful employment which reduces re-offending rates and homelessness, promotes social inclusion, and helps people move off benefits and into work.
Address :St. Thomas School, Osney Lane, Oxford, OX1 1NJ
Tel :01865 204450
Banbury Young Homeless Project engages with and supports Young People aged 13-25 who are not in education, employment or training or are homeless, inappropriately housed or at risk of becoming homeless. They provide free confidential advice, information and support services to make sure young people grow up with the support they need whatever their background.
They offer counselling, family mediation, employment skills and job search advice, housing advice, food bank access and a variety of life skills training, such as money management, CV writing and interview skills. The Young People are then assisted to progress by helping them find employment, return to education or gain additional training or volunteering. This support combined with youth clubs, arts and music awards and a range of activities build confidence and independence in a fun, informative and empowering environment.
Address :2 Chandos Close, Banbury, OX16 4TL
Tel :01295 259 442
South Oxfordshire Food and Education Academy supplies local charities with fresh, nutritional produce and to provide training for those disadvantaged in the labour market. The surplus food they receive from local retailers is redistributed to organisations which feed people who might otherwise go hungry.
Their training programmes help people aged 16-18 (up to 24 with an EHCP) develop the skills they need to move into meaningful, paid employment. A wide range of support, real work experience, employability skills, functional fitness, arts and creative media, trips and visits prepare young people for the future with high levels of support to help them to succeed.
Address :1E Trident Business Park, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7HJ
Tel :01235 810 077
For over 20 years Trax has been working with disadvantaged young people giving them a sense of purpose. With excellent accredited qualifications and training they provide the support to help young people to develop their skills and knowledge.
Their opportunities include motor bike mechanics, build a bike projects, catering courses, rugby, football and survival camp all aimed at giving young people direction with real skills that make a difference. In the summer they open their doors to make their highly equipped facilities available to the young people of Oxford to just have loads of fun.
Address :Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR
Tel :01865 318 040