It’s All About You Wellbeing

We aim to provide affirmative wellbeing services to LGBTQ+ people and their families, to provide professionals with bespoke quality training led by people with lived experience and to encourage people to live their best lives.

Sector Health and wellbeing

Company structure
CIC

ESSENCE member since
04/01/2021

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
Links with other social enterprises in the Exeter area alongside accessing shared training and resources. We can also benefit from any help with running a new CIC and with how we can best support our volunteers.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
We can offer LGBTQ+ awareness raising and support with best practice in these areas

Wool on the Exe

We aim to support people to learn new skills, make new friends, and connect with their community through wool-based crafts and, in turn, improve their overall wellbeing. 

We run ‘The Knit-Stop’, our social knitting programme, as well as a retail shop that sells yarn, gifts, accessories and runs groups and workshops

Sector Retail

Company structure
Community Interest Company

ESSENCE member since
26/11/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
By allowing us to discover new ideas and projects as well as offering a space to collaborate with similar organisations.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
To share our own ideas with members alongside working with other local organisations in collaborative projects and events.

Website http://www.woolontheexe.com

Email debbie.judd@woolontheexe.com

SOS Global

We proactively educate young people on all social issues through workshops and interactive learning experiences in order to eradicate knife crime, ASB, misuse of alcohol and drugs and cyberbullying.

Sector Health and wellbeing

Company structure
Limited Company

ESSENCE member since
18/11/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
It gives us the chance to network with other like-minded organisations and explore new ways to get funding.

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
Opportunities to work collaboratively with other ESSENCE members.  

Exeter Phoenix

Exeter Phoenix is a vibrant, world-class multi-artform venue in the heart of Exeter’s city centre, hosting hundreds of events and artistic activity every year.

Not only are they an outstanding venue, but Exeter Phoenix’s Creative Hub nurtures a thriving arts scene, supporting artists, musicians, theatre companies, filmmakers and creatives at every stage of their career and practice.

Sector Arts & culture

Company structure
Charity

ESSENCE member since
07/10/2020

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

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

Budleigh Hub

We work at improving and maintaining health and wellbeing of the communities of Woodbury, Exmouth and Budleigh through offering a range of well-being services and activities. 

Sector Health and wellbeing

Company structure
Not-for-profit trading company

ESSENCE member since
04/12/2020

How does being a member of ESSENCE benefit your organisation?
To get the advice, guidance and support needed around running a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).

What does your organisation have to offer to other ESSENCE members?
We can offer room space alongside our own experience from working with the NHS.

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