Community Led Initiatives (CIC)

Community Led Initiatives (CIC)

At a glance

Causes

  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Criminal justice
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Substance misuse
  • Training / employment support

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
National - England

Objectives

Community Led Initiatives CIC was set up by people who had been to prison and faced the difficulty in building a new life when released.

We aim to help other people lead a more fulfilling life through the power of quality peer mentoring.

We support those experiencing multiple disadvantages such as homelessness, offending, substance misuse and mental health issues.

 

Activities

There is no typical day as everyone is a unique person with different needs of support.
Duties may include:
• Building a trusting relationship with your mentee, working towards achieving their goals.
• To assist people to develop basic life skills to help someone become more independent
• Helping people navigate the housing and benefits system.
• Supporting people to attend health and wellbeing appointments.
• Walking alongside people, listening, guiding, and offering solutions and choices.
• Encouraging people to engage with other services.
• Introducing people to new social activities and peer networking.
• Helping people build lasting relationships with others – family friends.
• Attending monthly support sessions with your line manager.
• Recording notes after each mentee session.

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