High Trees is a local charity and community development trust, established in 1998 by a group of local residents with the aim of improving the socio-economic well-being of communities in Tulse Hill. Since then, the organisation has grown five-fold and today is recognised as an established community anchor, delivering and leading on a range of integrated services to support individuals and communities in Tulse Hill and beyond to improve their prospects for work and life.
High Trees' vision is that individuals in the communities we serve have increased skills, and a stronger voice; for life, work and building active, resilient communities. Our aims see us working in communities to:
? Improve emotional wellbeing- through personal development courses, soft skills, mentoring and coaching
? Improve economic well-being- through training, education and employment support
? Increase involvement in community life- through capacity building individuals and local, voluntary and community groups.
Our services are divided into three main areas:
? Employment, Education & Training Support: Providing community learning and accredited courses coupled with employment and volunteering support to provide individuals with the skills they need for work and life.
? Children, Young People & Family Services: working on the basis of early intervention, we deliver a range of services aimed at improving the aspirations and well-being of children and young people, and resilience in families
? Community Engagement and Development: nurturing and capacity building individuals and community groups to develop advocacy skills and empower them to take local action.