Category: History of projects

As we have grown and evolved as an organisation, we have run a number of projects which are no longer running or no longer under our banner. Our history shapes who we are today and the experience we’ve had from running these projects has been essential in our development. There are many projects not here but the following projects were particularly relevant to our recent work.

Aquila Mentoring Project (AMP)/ Men’s Work

In the early years, Aquila Housing Association had only worked with homeless young women, but in 2005 started the Men’s Work project in Sunderland. This project evolved into the Aquila Mentoring Project (AMP), which specifically worked with ex-offenders, running a through the gate service to support service users pre-release in prison and then working alongside …

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Edberts House

Edberts House, is a community project which is still running on the High Lanes estate in Gateshead. Initially it was one of Oasis Aquila Housing’s projects to meet the needs of the local community but has grown to become a charity in its own right. Edberts House is committed to improving opportunities for local residents …

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