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What we do

SOAR Building - Burngreave Library (11).

Overview

SOAR is a community regeneration charity that provides a range of services designed to improve a person’s health, well-being and employability.

 

Working in partnership with over 20 GP Surgery’s and over 40 Community Partners, our social prescribing service is one of the largest in the city. 

 

Our team consists of Social Prescribing Link Workers, Wellbeing Coaches, Welfare Coaches, Employment Coaches, Development, Volunteering and Centres. Working in partnership with GP Surgeries and Community Partners, we have supported over 10,000 people since 2014.

 

SOAR was incorporated in March 2004 as a company limited by guarantee and became a charity in November 2005. Since 2006, when the Southey Owlerton Regeneration programme ended, SOAR has moved on to deliver a variety of services that carry on the regeneration process in the North of Sheffield.

Vision & Mission

North Sheffield is a place that people love to live, to work and to do business. It’s a well-regarded, welcoming and friendly place renowned for its schools, housing and public buildings and its people’s ingenuity, creativity and flair.

 

‘To enable and support local people through partnership working, to improve the quality of life for North Sheffield residents’

Healthy Holidays - Big Brother Burngreva
Out in the Community - Shiregreen Social

Objectives

To improve the health and economic wellbeing of individuals and families in North Sheffield

To use community development approaches to support and expand local community and grassroots organisations

To develop, manage and support social/community assets and centres in North Sheffield

To be a highly regarded, sustainable, innovative organisation, committed to developing employees, developing client centered services, and acting as an advocate for North Sheffield

 

‘We aim to provide the best possible customer experience by putting the interests of our customers first. It is only through excellent customer experiences that visitors will come back and tell their friends. By always putting the customers first we can be the best place to get help and support.’