Action to Prevent Suicide

Action to Prevent Suicide believes that suicide is preventable and is working towards a world free from suicide.
They wish to prevent suicide by helping people recognise and support those at risk, whilst also raising awareness and breaking the stigma. This change is achieved  through training, advice, collaboration and guidance.

Sector Health & wellbeing

Company structure
Community Interest Company

ESSENCE member since
12/10/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
The opportunity to collaborate with the ESSENCE network

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Training and collaboration focused on suicide prevention.

CEDA

CEDA provides disability services to adults and young people surrounding social and learning opportunities. They are driven by their goal to enable disabled people to be seen as valuable and visable members of the community.

Sector Health & wellbeing

Company structure
Charity

ESSENCE member since
06/10/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
Connection with a new network of organisations who share similar values but have expertise in so many different areas.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Disability Awareness, CSR opportunities, new networking opportunities.

Art Work Exeter

Art Work Exeter’s purpose is to widen access to, and participation in, the diverse forms of contemporary and traditional art in Exeter through running a year-round programme of activity. Bringing together professional and amateur, student and established artists, we seek to promote and support artists and organisations working together

 

Sector Arts & Culture

Company structure
Community Interest Company

ESSENCE member since
20/07/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
X

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
X

 

The Boarding House

South West’s number one independent Bmx, Skateboard & Scooter specialists since 1984.

Aim to reach more deprived communities of Exeter and around to engage them, get them active, while supporting eco-friendly products to reach consumers.

Sector Retail

Company structure
Limited Company

ESSENCE member since
06/10/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
Networking and connecting to likeminded organisations

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Discount on products from The Boarding House

Arts Lab

Arts Lab provides mentoring programmes for emerging visual artists; artwork exhibitions & sales; community visual arts engagement. Their goal is to make art accessible to everyone, everywhere and to create a more just and inclusive community through the power of art.

 

Sector Arts & Culture

Company structure
Community Interest Company

ESSENCE member since
05/08/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
Networking, professional support & guidance, knowledge from professionals with other expertise/ skill sets

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Creative thinking & ideas, listening & support/ guidance, energy & enthusiasm

 

Alice Wright

Writing. Research. Storytelling. Communications.

We work with individuals and organisations that promote social change. 

Sector Business Services

Company structure
Sole tradership

ESSENCE member since
15/09/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
To connect and collaborate with other like-minded businesses

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Next to writing services and media experience, I run a Work and Play Club – a networking group for fellow freelance parents in the South West

Website https://alicewright.co.uk

Email alicewrightfreelance@gmail.com

GX Accountancy & Bookkeeping Services

We are a socially responsible and environmentally friendly accountancy firm.

We want businesses to embrace technology to make accountancy and tax advice a complete online experience.

Sector Business Services

Company structure
Sole tradership

ESSENCE member since
08/09/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
An opportunity to meet like minded individuals and organisations

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Accountancy advice

 

Ride On Cycling For All

Through refurbished donated bikes we train volunteers in bike maintenance and provide good quality, affordable bikes to the community.

Our vision is for a cleaner, healthier more active Exeter.

Sector Health & Well-being

Company structure
Charitable incorporated organisation

ESSENCE member since
14/09/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
The ability to network and collaborate with likeminded organisations to improve the outcomes for people in Exeter and beyond.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Share knowledge and experiences, work with others to support their goals through cycling related activities.

 

Paperchain

Paper recycling and confidential data destruction.

As a Cooperative started in 1990 we promote Paper recycling in Exeter and the wider Devon area. We do this in an ethical and responsible way, providing employment at living wage.

Sector Waste Management

Company structure
Cooperative

ESSENCE member since
13/07/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
A connection with like minded businesses in the area, an increase in profile, access to training, a potential space to recruit future voluntary directors.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Support for social enterprises, 30 years of experience in not for profit sector, recycling and confidential data destruction services.

Website https://www.paperchain.org.uk

Email mail@paperchain.org.uk

 

Tai Chi Nation

Tai Chi Nation provides energy and life enhancing Tai Chi and Qigong classes, workshops, DVDs and in-depth courses.

Happy confident people empowered to take care of their own well being through accessible yet undiminished health arts.

Sector Health & Well-being

Company structure
Community Interest Company

ESSENCE member since
13/07/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
Networking, support, training opportunities.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Happy to offer Tai Chi and Qigong training to members, as well as my experiences over many years of working with social enterprises community groups and charities.