Odyssey9 Academy CIC (O9AcademyCIC)
Address: 16 Dunsop Drive
Tel: 07983308962 / 07816492207
Who the organisation is for: Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Looked-After Children and Young People, Children with Additional Needs, Parents/Single Parents, Men and Women, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People experiencing mental health issues, Carers, People identifying as LGBTQ+, People from minority ethnic communities, Refugees and asylum seekers, Service and ex-service people, People experiencing Unemployment, People experiencing Homelessness, People experiencing housing issues, Victims / survivors of crime, People affected by Domestic Abuse and Violence, Offenders / Ex-offenders, Tenants and residents
Where the organisation operates: Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton
The organisation’s themes: Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Education and Personal Development, Emotional Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity, Financial Wellbeing/Debt, Health, Keeping Active and Involved, Leisure and Hobbies, Mental Wellbeing, Music, Science and Technology, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, The Arts/Arts and Crafts, Unemployment/Employment
Offering those in the local community an opportunity to learn a new skill in a friendly and productive environment that could lead to benefits to health and wellbeing as well as meeting new friends and building confidence. Providing workshops and allowing individuals to express their creativity through arts, fashion, mixed media, music and performing art with the aim of equipping those taking part with skills that they can transfer into their everyday life and enhance their employment opportunities.
The workshops are free, and each session will be stand-alone meaning if one session is missed you can still attend the others. Each of the workshops listed below will take place over a 16-week period and be made up of 3 x 2-hour sessions a week.
Videography and photography