LIFT @ Muirhouse Millennium Centre
LIFT is committed to working in a holistic way with individuals, families and the community. We use a whole family approach using the Key working model.
LIFT’S aims & objectives are to assist families to learn new skills to improve their lives and encourage their children to grow up feeling loved, safe and respected so that they can reach their full potential.
Through support and advocacy LIFT aims to tackle child poverty, increase wellbeing for individuals and families, to allow them to move forward from poverty and crises. This will be done in a variation of one – one support and group work sessions. Group work will consist of upskilling, cooking on a budget, budgeting, confidence building and employability skills. LIFT will follow Every Child, Every Chance model, working towards reducing child poverty, learn new skills to increase employment and training opportunities, assisting families to move forward from poverty and crises.
Our Base, is a safe and welcoming environment you can come to and use the computers, form filling support with help from our team, have a tea or coffee and access to mobile charging station.
Support is available from our staff at your request, this can vary from help to fill in a form, make a phone call on your behalf, emotional support on your down days, whatever you need we can provide in the Base.
We have our outside free food sharing shelf with a variety of free foods and other items, topped up daily.
We have our 6 items for £2 sharing shelf available through our base staff. This is open to members on a Tuesday and Wednesday.
Memberships are available throughout the year, £1 per membership, per family.
To become a member pop in and a staff member will be able to help.