Find Your Feet CIC

Find Your Feet CIC

At a glance

Causes

  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Education
  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Our initiative is designed to deliver a comprehensive and multi-faceted impact, yielding both immediate positive outcomes and sustained, long-term benefits for the individuals we seek to serve. The overarching goal is to significantly impact the community by encouraging adult learning, promoting upskilling, enhancing employability, and broadening life perspectives. Our approach involves addressing barriers to further education through a wraparound support system, enabling participants to identify and overcome obstacles that hindered their engagement. This holistic strategy fosters personal growth, contributing not only to individual well-being but also to the overall resilience and confidence of the community. In terms of education, employment, and training, our collaborative efforts with partners and outreach programs aim to increase access to opportunities. We provide structured support, personalised learning plans, and ongoing assistance to facilitate participants' journeys toward meaningful careers. This inclusive approach not only contributes to reducing the NEET rate but also encourages the exploration of options by single mothers and individuals from the global majority, thereby fostering economic growth. Our long-term creative projects in music, film, production, design, and content creation aim to bring about lasting positive change. By nurturing creativity and self-expression, these initiatives equip individuals with skills that endure beyond the immediate engagement, enhancing their employability. Our engagement with young people since 2020 reflects the success of this approach, guiding them from initial interest to education and employment, supported by ongoing mentorship. Simultaneously, our short-term initiatives, such as workshops and community outreach events, offer immediate benefits by providing platforms for education and interaction. These activities quickly engage participants, providing valuable insights and resources. For instance, our financial literacy workshops with HSBC empower participants to make immediate changes in their spending habits, addressing the challenges posed by the cost of living crisis. Our strategy involves a well-balanced mix of short-term wins and long-term development. While events deliver quick wins, creative projects add depth to the impact, ensuring sustained growth and development. Participants can attend events, engage with relatable role models, and access opportunities through our partners and stalls, creating a holistic and lasting impact. Through webinars, we not only provide direct services but also act as a signpost, guiding individuals to additional resources beyond our immediate offerings. Partnerships with organisations such as "The Disability Advice Services Lambeth," "Metropolitan Thames Valley," "Evolve Housing," "UK Youth," "The Princes Trust," and local councils ensure a wide range of support services for diverse needs. We've supported participants who are neurodiverse, disabled, carers, LGBTQIA+, and involved in the criminal justice system through these partnerships. To measure and enhance our impact, we leverage a robust CRM system (Zoho). This enables us to track engagement frequency, adapt programs dynamically, and respond to evolving community needs. The iterative process ensures that our impact is sustained and continually refined for maximum effectiveness. In summary, our initiative aims to blend short-term wins with long-term development, providing immediate benefits while laying the groundwork for lasting positive change. Our use of a CRM system

Activities

We tackle social issues by supporting single mothers, BAME young adults, and those not in education or training within London. Our flagship initiative, "The Get Crazy Creative Series," is a multifaceted programme comprising webinars, masterclasses, workshops, and events across diverse industries, with a special focus on creative industries, digital skills, and technology. By tailoring our interventions, we propel these marginalised groups towards further and higher education, employment, and holistic personal development, encompassing mindset, motivation, and interview skills.

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