Welcome to Empowering Lives Ltd

 

Supported Living & Community Based Support

In North Devon

ABOUT US

Empowering Lives Ltd is an experienced organisation that provides supported living accommodation and community based support to vulnerable young people and adults with learning disabilities. We are based in Barnstaple, North Devon.

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Empowering Lives LTD was established in 2009 by two sister's with a real passion for providing an outstanding support service. Having a collective wealth of experience in social care, education and health ensures that they can provide for the individual needs of each service user. Bev and Emma run the company with an experienced staff team based in Barnstaple, North Devon.
We provide: Supported Living - Accommodation and support to young people and adults with a learning disability. Community based support - To young people/adults with learning disabilities who still live at home with their families or live independently. We run a social club called 'The Vibe' on Mondays and Thursdays and a sports club called 'Funky Fitness'. Please see our Social Clubs page for more information.
Mission Statement 'Our mission is to enable young people and adults with learning disabilities to lead fulfilling and empowered lives in the community. We support people in a way which helps them to define and achieve their own goals and aspirations whatever their abilities. We provide our service using a person centered approach tailored to the needs of each individual by providing effective support an thereby promoting independence.'

SUPPORTED LIVING

 Empowering Lives Ltd have a number of shared houses and flats for service users to live as independently as possible in a supportive environment. Our properties are very comfortable and many have been recently renovated creating a wonderful living space. All of our accommodation is located in Barnstaple, North Devon with access to a number of amenities and only a short drive to award winning beaches.
 We can support with: Budgeting Claiming Benefits Cleaning Cooking Shopping Maintaining your tenancy Accessing activities Education Employment
 Support is tailored to individual needs using a person centred approach. We can also provide respite in our flats and shared houses. If you would like more information on the supported living service we can provide or respite service we offer please get in touch on 01271 344176 or email enquiriesempoweringlives@outlook.com

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Empowering Lives can provide support and enabling to adults and young people with learning disabilities who live independently or with family/guardians. This is community support and can involve one of our support workers visiting you in your home or supporting you out and about. The support you receive is entirely based on your needs and requirements and common support sessions can involve travel training, budgeting plans,cooking and employment/training help.
Accessing the community is another integral part of the support we can provide and this helps build confidence and social skills. There are a number of clubs in Barnstaple and North Devon we have been attending for years and we even run two ourselves. If you would like more information about the community support we can provide please get in touch by sending your enquiry to: enquiriesempoweringlives@outlook.com or by ringing 01271 344176 and asking for Becky, our very lovely Community Support Manager.

THE VIBE

The Vibe is a social club for adults with learning disabilities. It is on every Monday and Thursday at Barnstaple Football Club from 10am-3pm. Entry is £10 for a full day and £5 for half a day (10am-12:30pm/12:30pm-3pm). There is Drama, karaoke, arts & crafts, bingo, board games, coloring and a weekly disco on Thursdays. We also have lots of fun and activities outside when the weather lets us! Check out our Blog and our Facebook page to see more information about the latest events including any upcoming musial drama productions as well as lots of photos.

FUNKY FITNESS

Funky Fitness is a sports and activities social club for adults with learning disabilities. It is on every Tuesday 10am-12pm and you can do as little or as much as you like! It's £5 and support workers are free, there is football, basketball, table tennis, badminton, boccia, assault courses, aerobics and yoga. If you are interested come along to the North Devon Leisure centre main sports hall to see what we get up to or check out our little action video!

THE TEAM

 

BEV

 

MANAGING

DIRECTOR

 

EMMA

 

MANAGING

DIRECTOR

 

BEX

 

COMMUNITY

SUPPORT

MANAGER

 

RICKY

 

OFFICE

MANAGER

 

ALEX

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

ANNE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

CALLY

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

CHAR

 

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

 

DAMIAN

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

DEBS

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

FRANKIE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

HALLUM

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

HANAN

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

HOLLY

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

IAN

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

JANE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

JO

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

JOE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

JOLYN

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

JUDE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

KANE

 

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

 

LEHA

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

MARCUS

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

MATT

 

MAINTENANCE

 

MEL

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

MICHELLE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

MILLIE

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

RON

 

SUPPORT

WORKER

 

RYAN W

 

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

 

RYANN S

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

SAM

 

SUPPORT WORKER

 

SARA-JANE

 

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

 

 

STACEY

 

TROY

 

MAINTENANCE

 

ALAN

 

VOLUNTEER

 

GERRY

 

VOLUNTEER

 

JULIE

 

VOLUNTEER

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CONTACT US

 

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16 Silver Street Barnstaple, EX32 8HR

01271 344176

enquiriesempoweringlives@outlook.com