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

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.  

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.

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.

 

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.

 

organicARTS

The educational charity involving you in creative farm based learning for a healthy future

Sector
n/a

Company structure
Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
To be part of a growing social enterprise movement, networking etc.

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
A venue for educational purposes, possible creative input

Website www.organicarts.org.uk

Emailchristine@organicarts.org.uk

 

Westbank Community Health & Care

Westbank aims to promote and improve the health and wellbeing of people in the local community, across Devon and beyond.

Improved health & wellbeing

Sector
Health & Care

Company structure
Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

Essence member since
1/12/2019

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Opportunity to network with other social purpose organisations

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Mentoring opportunities

Website www.westbank.org.uk

Email Sally.Lawson@westbank.org.uk

 

The Nest SW CIC

Supporting women and girls.

We want to see a more connected world for our women and girls.

Sector
Health & Well-being

Company structure
Community Interest Company

Essence member since
22/7/2020

How does being a member of Essence benefit your organisation?
Building more collaborations / community strength

What does your organisation have to offer to other Essence members?
Collaboration

Website http://thenestsw.co.uk/

Email hazel.thenestsw@gmail.com