Registered in England and Wales: Company Number: 07415399, Charity Number: 1151868. ©2016. The Highlife Centre Ltd


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About the Centre

Incorporated as a private company limited by guarantee in 2010 and a registered charity in 2013, The Highlife Centre Ltd is a growing and reputable organisation serving beneficiaries in Coventry, Warwickshire and West Midlands. We make a positive difference by providing useful, practical and accessible services in a w
elcoming and professional support environment so that our beneficiaries are able to lead economically active and fulfilling lives.

Our Mission
The Highlife Centre Ltd is a forward-looking organisation committed to addressing unemployment, disadvantage and inequality by developing and increasing the knowledge and skills of individuals who are at the margins of society, enabling those individuals to develop personally, increasing their chances to sustainable employment so that their quality of life is improved and are able to lead full and productive lives.

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How do we do this?
We provide a platform enabling vulnerable and socially excluded people to turn their aspirations into reality; have a sense of belonging and to access the resources and skills to develop their career and quality of life.

We deliver targeted services aimed at removing barriers to work and improving an individual’s wellbeing. For example: employment and self-employment focused short courses, motivational activities and events or language courses. We offer a wide range of skills and training opportunities to individuals and community/voluntary groups including Self-development workshops, Social Inclusion activities, Functional skills and Digital Inclusion courses. We assess the skills and strengths of individuals and help them to develop action plans that will help them into sustainable employment.

We help people move into self-employment and set up their own businesses, through a range of activities including, Enterprise Qualifications, Business Skills Development and One to One Mentoring Support. We deliver a structured work experience programme focusing on key business areas such as Marketing, Administration, Graphics & Web design, Social Media and Bookkeeping. We provide office accommodation and administrative support services to new community groups and offer access to our computer suite and conference room facilities to the local community and training providers. We are currently working with leaders from new communities in Coventry to map the needs of their communities and to better understand the support they need to develop their organisations.