Cornwall

We deliver two contracts in Cornwall; Coast to Coast and South East Cornwall. The projects will help over 2,300 individuals who are out of work to build their confidence and develop their skills. The programme will be personally tailored to individual needs and will include help with personal development, health and wellbeing, and to develop life-skills including digital technology.

Partners began to deliver these projects collectively worth £9 million in 2017 and will deliver the project over the next three years. Pluss’ Chief Executive, Steve Hawkins, said “Positive People will support hundreds of people across Cornwall to overcome a range of barriers and build a brighter future for themselves and their families”.

Meet the Positive People partners

 

Chaos

Chaos

CHAOS (Community Helping All of Society) work with vulnerable and disadvantaged people, engaging them in meaningful activities and delivering employability opportunities to support them in accessing work in their community.

We are passionate about inclusion and accessibility within the community and continue to push cultural barriers to prevent stigmatisation of disability.

Cornwall Development Company

Cornwall Development Company

Cornwall Development Company is the arms-length economic development company of Cornwall Council.

On behalf of a range of stakeholders, we are designed to deliver a bespoke, business facing service and to deliver the economic vision and strategy for Cornwall.

Active Plus

Active Plus

We use the skills, experience and expertise of injured military veterans to deliver unique programmes that build confidence, communication, motivation and self-belief; unlocking and nurturing the potential of participants regardless of their background and circumstance.

Pentreath

Pentreath

Pentreath Ltd. exists for people living with mental health and emotional difficulties. We offer support to help people believe in their own potential and achieve their vocational goals, whatever challenges they face. Pentreath is an award winning Cornish charity that was founded in 1991 and offers a unique approach to support. Many of our team have lived experience and our projects are designed with recovery as a focus.

In addition to our other projects, we work closely with Pluss to deliver the BBO Positive People Programme in the South and East and Coast to Coast CLLD areas of Cornwall, ensuring that people are engaged with their communities and have the best chance of happier and healthier futures.

Cornwall Marine Network

Cornwall Marine Network

We’re an organisation dedicated to supporting the Marine sector in Cornwall via initiatives that improve profitability and encourage growth through quality and innovation.

Cornwall Marine Network was established in 2002 to improve the prosperity of Cornwall’s world-class marine sector – it received its first round of EU funding in 2005. Since then, the Network remains firmly rooted in the sector, seeing the key to the current and future success as continuing to support members through inventive training and marketing initiatives.

Cornwall Neighbourhoods for change

Cornwall Neighbourhoods for change

What do we do? We support people who want to make a change for the better. We challenge the system where we see it is broken. We challenge people to change their lives to achieve their potential. We work with people and organisations to make Cornwall fairer.

Every day we see that the current system is unfair and that people do not have equal opportunity to meet their basic needs and make their lives better. As well as being morally unjust, this inequality costs us all millions that could be better spent on solutions to fundamental problems.

Addaction

Addaction

Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that’s with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and wellbeing, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible.

Konnect

Konnect

Konnect Cornwall works to enable, motivate and inspire people in our communities who are seeking to improve their skills, develop their opportunities and maximise their potential. We work with a wide range of individuals including victims and offenders of crime, and young people struggling to remain in education. 

We know that the expertise of the practitioner and the strength of their relationship with the client is the strongest determinant of the impact of a service. 

The aim of Konnect is to work closely with clients, to create a tailored and supported pathway that supports the development and enhancement of life skills so that clients are enabled to participate in a positive and constructive future. 

In order to achieve this, Konnect provides a needs-based service that includes access to mentoring; training, meaningful and relevant education and facilitates opportunities for employment.

Pluss

Pluss

Pluss is an award winning Social Enterprise that supports thousands of people with disabilities and other disadvantages move into employment each year.

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"I feel that I must highlight the great work that Positive People and Cornwall Neighbourhoods For Change have done in supporting me back in to work." "I can’t recommend them enough, and I would certainly recommend them to anyone who has drive and desire to succeed but...

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