“ShipShape is a life line for me, they have helped me through the toughest times and supported me to be the person I am today”
Of our clients were making progress towards their health goals between April - Dec 2017 through our Health Trainer Service
"I feel more optimistic, more involved in my neighbourhood and live a healthy and a better life with my family"
Ladies drop in
ladies from all backgrounds including Somali, Pakistani, Bengali and White British
Between April 2017 - March 2018, Ship Shape supported
"This place is a lifesaver!"
"I have lost weight and my pain problem has improved. Found coming to ShipShape welcoming, friendly and informative. I also encouraged my family to adopt a healthy life style and cook healthy"
We currently have 7 volunteers supporting our programme.
If you're interested and want to get involved in making a difference, then click here to find out more!
Here's what our volunteers say
"After receiving support with my diabetes, it built my confidence and I wanted to give something back as a volunteer. I supported groups at ShipShape and shared my journey of change to help others to build their confidence"
As a victim of domestic abuse, one of our clients believes that Ship Shape has given her 'more confidence' because she has been 'talking to different people' over the past year.
She has since become a volunteer through the programme and is participating in further training
"ShipShape has helped me a lot and I think it will in the future. I enjoy coming here"
Fast facts: April 2017 - March 2018
Ship Shape helped
clients through our counselling services
Over the past year we saw
people at the Family First Aid Sessions
Follow up telephone research found:
1. majority of parents felt more confident in how to treat childhood illnesses
2. more comfortable choosing the appropriate services for their child's health
what our clients say
"On my own initiative I now take 2 other men I had met through ShipShape (lacking in confidence themselves) to a chair-based exercise session at a tenants’ hall"
"QK has told me how much he values ShipShape. He has made new friends and feels better for his time there"
"You have helped me so much I can't tell you!"
"Counselling has helped me a lot as well as coming to Ship Shape and seeing all the people that are involved"
"I am so grateful for what you've done for me"