Latest news from Oaklea Trust

Wanted! - Could you be a Trustee or Board Member? - steer future of Oaklea Group

Profile: Oaklea, 13th Mar, 2018

The Oaklea Trust and its social enterprise, Right2Work (R2W), are looking to recruit new enthusiastic volunteer Board members and Trustees for our forward thinking, fast growing organisations. If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of disabled and disadvantaged children and adults or just feel this is an area you would like to develop your skills & knowledge, then you could be the person we are looking for. Each Trustee/Board member would have a mentor – you would also be able to ‘try it out’ to see if it’s for you. The things we do are amazing and change people’s lives in a positive way.

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You really can have your cake and eat it!

Profile: Oaklea, 27th Feb, 2018

Golden Moments is a project run by Oaklea Trust that combats isolation, builds friendships and offers shared experiences and so forth in a safe environment. It runs every fortnight for vulnerable adults. They’ve just had a highly successful pampering day in Kendal where customers got to try out all kinds of different things ranging from getting nails done to hand massages. This was all rounded off by a cracking home made proper scrummy afternoon tea!

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Punching above their weight - knockout blow for Internships!

Profile: Right2Work, 22nd Feb, 2018

Oaklea’s Employment Team at R2W (Right2Work) have been busy showing off the success of our Internship programme on TV! The cameras from ITV Border have been showcasing students in West Cumbria who have been part of the Internships story. The project runs across the County in conjunction with all 4 FE Colleges.

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Wombat grabs internship glory!

Profile: Right2Work, 14th Feb, 2018

Marsupial goings on in Carlisle with Oaklea Right2Work (R2W) Employment team and local MP. Hugely successful day at Carlisle College introducing two students on the Oaklea R2W Internship for disadvantaged young people.

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Oaklea Customer & Stakeholder Evaluation Report 2017

Profile: Oaklea, 08th Feb, 2018

The Oaklea Trust is a charitable organisation with a vision based on the principle that everyone has a positive contribution to make to society and the right to control their own lives. During 2017, Oaklea has supported many people with a variety of needs. We also worked extensively with a range of other agencies to make this happen.

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