How we make a difference
Our work has a transformational impact on the lives of the local people that we work with.
In 2017 our projects and activities connected thousands of local people to opportunities for positive personal change.
During the year the Octavia Foundation supported:
- 440 children and young people with youth activities
- 90 older people were visited regularly by a volunteer befriender
- 77 people were helped with training or supported into work.
'Employment and training' case studies:
"My primary goals in attending the programme are to end my self-imposed isolation, and bring a little structure to my week."
Things feel more open to me now and I feel pushed and supported.
I work with an amazing team and have found every floor [in the building] to be accommodating and helpful