Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 31

Fulfilling Lives

The Fulfilling Lives project is an eight year programme, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, working across Newcastle and Gateshead, aimed at supporting individuals who struggle with multiple & complex needs. This is a new service, one of twelve throughout England, and Oasis Aquila Housing are one of the three core partners, …

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Jul 28

Oasis Aquila Foyer

The Oasis Aquila Foyer is an accredited Foyer based in Croydon, South London, which provides accommodation and training for young people aged 16-25 who have become homeless. The Foyer houses 47 young people in a combination of an 18 bed staffed accommodation, with a further 29 young people supported in dispersed properties in the local …

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Jul 28

Oasis Aquila No.3

Oasis Aquila No.3 is a supported accommodation project based in Peckham, South East London, for 16 young homeless women aged 16-25 with 24-hour support staff-cover. Staff at No.3 give holistic, personalised support to each resident; through one-to-one support planning and key work sessions, each resident is supported to access and sustain employment, education or training, …

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Jul 28

Naomi Project

The Naomi Project is an 8-bed supported accommodation project for homeless young women aged 16-30 in Gateshead which is staffed 24 hours a day. The residents come to the project from a variety of circumstances, including those leaving care, struggling to cope with a family situation, or leaving situations of domestic abuse. Staff work with …

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Jul 22

Inclusion

Yesterday we sent to press posters, declaring each of our five values: Inclusion, Worth, Hope, Perseverance and Life. These will be delivered to each of our projects & central office to be hung up for everyone to see and reflect on. As I signed off on the design, it made me think again about our …

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Jul 06

Mission

Our last blog was regarding our vision for community. The thing with vision of course is that it doesn’t become reality without determination. It doesn’t happen without righting some wrongs. It doesn’t happen without getting things that stop the vision from being a reality out of the way, and other things that are essential being …

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