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St Stephens Neighbourhood Centre Mission Statement
“What we can do TOGETHER”
By working with the local community, Local Authority and other organisations we provide facilities to give everyone the opportunity to realise their talents and potential in order to create, together, a vibrant community for the common good.
We have set out our realistic Mission Statement which provides our aims and objectives going forward whilst maintaining the History and inspiration of the St Stephens Community.
Encourage Partnership working
Expand user involvement
Raise self-esteem and social inclusion
Act as advocates for our community
Listen to our community to identify our needs
Encourage diversity of groups
Encourage volunteers to develop their skills
Ensure continued monitoring and evaluation of our work.
St Stephen’s Neighbourhood Centre (SSNC) is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. Registered Charity no: 1091558, Company no: 43231455.
The charity was formed in 2002, with a mission to assist with enabling the inhabitants of the Greatfield Estate and its surrounding areas by supporting and encouraging initiatives, self help and fostering participation.
SSNC works with residents to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to achieve their potential and supports people to make their voices heard. The charity encourages respect, endeavours to reduce isolation and to treat each everyone fairly.
It works alongside the local community and with the local authorities and other like minded organisations in a common effort to educate and provide facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and other leisure-time occupations that will assist in improving the conditions of life and well being for its local residents.
By maintaining and managing a community centre, it offers support and provides services to enable the residents of the Greatfield Estate and its surrounding areas to make informed choices, empowers then to improve their well being, and assists in reducing the stigma associated with residing in a disadvantaged neighbourhood.