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ACT (Aldates Community Transformation Initiatives)

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Contact Details

ACT (Aldates Community Transformation Initiatives) Address: 40 Pembroke Street, Oxford  - OX1 1BP
40 Pembroke Street, Oxford
OX1 1BP
ACT (Aldates Community Transformation Initiatives) Phone Number: 01865 254 800
01865 254 800

Service Type

Outreach, housing and positive move-on options

Eligibility & Referral

Homeless and vulnerably-housed people and those leaving prison. Most referrals come through probation or other statutory bodies.

Service Description

ACT is based in Oxford and helps people sleeping rough in Oxford or leaving local prisons. Through outreach, meals, mentoring, housing and support to find employment, helping people rebuild their lives after time on the streets or in a cell.

A welcoming, inclusive community of people from all walks of life, including over 100 volunteers.

Everything is designed around spending time together – from shared meals, mentoring coffees and house visits to cooking sessions and celebrations.

ACT are working to build a community where homeless people, prisoners, ex-offenders and others in need gain acceptance, support and opportunities. The aim is to help people transform and free themselves to achieve their ambitions.

Every Monday from 6.30pm-8.30pm  ACT run their dinner evening, with a hot meal and tea and coffee on offer.

 

 

Key functions & activities offered

  • Hot meals and support for people sleeping rough 
  • Mentoring
  • Support given to people in prison and on release
  • Accommodation in 12 properties across Oxford
  • Life skills training such as budgeting, self-care and goal-setting
  • Support to find employment