Other Projects

Our Way Housing Project

Not happy where you live? Want to share with other people? Want to find a flatmate? Want to live on your own? Need help to find a place to live? Our Housing Project could help you.

Housing Project LogoSarah TurnerContact Our Way’s Housing Project worker – Sarah Turner

 

 

 

Our Way Coffee Shop

The weekly Thursday morning coffee shop at Youth House is open to everyone from 11.00am until 1.00pm. Come along to meet friends, play games, and enimg_3179joy a drink, sandwich and cake!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gardening Enterprise Project

Members of the Tenbury group and Our Way are working up at Clee Hill on a gardening project. They are planting and growing plants, fruits and vegetables, making pallet furniture and doing other crafts. They have a stall at the Tenbury Applefest in the autumn. The project is facilitated by Chris Millington.

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Our Way football teams – Stars United,  Galaxy Stars, All Stars, Rising Stars (Under 16s) and Sparkling Stars (women’s only).

The 5 teams meet on Sunday mornings for training at the Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in the winter months and White Wickets playing fields in the summer in Kidderminster from 10.30 am to 12 noon. Members pay £2 a session. The team are members of Worcestershire FA and play in tournaments and competitions. Chris Millington is the coach and the project is overseen by Caroline. We have funding from Grow the Game for our football teams. IMG_1818

 

 

 

 

 

The Consulters

Event 22nd June 2 Our Way Self Advocacy has 4 young people (15-17) with learning disabilities who have been trained as  Consulters.     The Consulters find out the views, wishes and aspirations  of young people with learning disabilities across Worcestershire. The information they gather is taken to the Learning Disability Partnership Board and the Transition Reference Group. This is where important decisions are made about services for young people with learning disabilities.

 

Relationships Training

IMG_2660We run a rolling programme of a 3 day course. Day 1 – social skills and relationships, Day 2 – relationships and staying safe,  Day 3 – Sexual relationships The course is run by Caroline, with Deborah Newton a sexual health professional.

 

 

 

 

Liberal Stars

Birmingham PrideLiberal Stars is our Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans group. They meet Tuesdays at 12.00noon, once a month at the Gardeners Arms in Droitwich  to talk about issues they feel strongly about. This group is facilitated by Catherine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Men’s Health and Wellbeing group

The Men’s Health and Wellbeing group meets on the first Thursday of each month 1.30 to 3.30pm at Kidderminster Youth House to talk about issues that affect men’s health – keeping fit, good hygiene, looking clean and smart, coping with stress/anxiety and healthy eating. We will have a professional counsellor who group members can book for one to one sessions. This group is funded by the Big Lottery Awards for All programme.

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