In 2019 we were amazingly successful with an application for a grant from the Department of Health and Social Care. This application was backed by Oldham CCG and they committed to supporting us with additional financial investment over a 3 year period.
We are now in year 3 of this grant that has funded us to develop what is now our Take 5 Children, Young People and Families Hub in the centre of Oldham. As part of developing this brand new innovative hub, we committed to having the concept and delivery independently evaluated and commissioned Manchester Metropolitan University to complete this work for us.
We want to say a massive thank you to all involved! From engaging in interviews, completing surveys, promoting surveys to CYP and families, providing service information to the MMU research team and of course providing valuable and beneficial services to our community. Staff and volunteers have all achieved this whilst managing ever changing working locations/building moves and completely adapting delivery to navigate a global pandemic... every aspect of their commitment and dedication is appreciated.
In the next phase of our Take 5 Hub, we will be working with young people and families to co-design the space to ensure a warm and welcoming environment for all. Please get in touch on 0161 330 9223 if you would like to support this work in Oldham.
The full evaluation report can be viewed here: