This projectís goal is to reduce the numbers of people in long-term poverty and to promote positive mental health in the Three Riversí area, by assisting them to gain employment or by providing support to manage their needs.
Step Up is a partnership project between ASCEND, Herts Mind Network www.hertsmindnetwork.org and Three Rivers District Council. The project is based in refurbished premises in Oxhey Drive next to other support services. It provides a drop-in facility and coffee bar for clients; training spaces for courses, interview rooms for counselling and guidance and a workspace for staff and volunteers. The project is also a hub for other organisations such as the Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI), Job Centre Plus, Community Health Service, Enhanced Primary Mental Health Service and the University of the Third Age (U3A).
ASCEND provides clients with career guidance, skills development activities and assistance into employment, including job club, volunteering and work experience placements with local businesses. Herts Mind Network provides activities to promote positive mental health and recovery including counselling, personal development courses and training based activities.
Step Up - Tel: 020 8428 6725