Saints4Sport has teamed up with The Society of St James and Southampton FC’s Saints Foundation using sport as a catalyst for change. We offer daily activities and Pathways2Employment to support addiction recovery & treatment, reduce crime rate and aid the growing number of people suffering with mental health conditions and experiencing Homelessness.
These free leisure activities, courses and work experience help people to improve their quality of life, self-esteem, physical and mental health. Saints4Sport also creates pathways into volunteering, education and employment.
In Southampton, sports include Box-Fit, Gym Sessions, Tai Chi, Kickboxing, Equine Therapy, Fishing, 5-a-side football, 11-a-side football, Golf, and a Women’s Get-Fit session.
In Winchester, Sport sessions currently include- Boxing, Gym & Swimming.
Our newsletter can be found S4S Newsletter Issue 2.
Saints4Sport is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, and helps people like Collette, Justin, Kevin to turn their lives around:
Saints4Sport offer work placements, which give people unpaid work experience, a reference and potential opportunity for employment.
We currently work in partnership with Premier Inn.
Courses and accredited qualifications:
Football Coaching – FA Level 1
Fishing For Skills Tuesday’s
Learn to fish & personnel development course – 6 week
Level 2 In customer Service – Supported online learning
Pre-employment Course and CV Workshop
Level 2 In Nutrition and Health – Supported online learning
Level 2 In Working in the health Sector – Supported online learning
Active IQ – Level 1
Award in Assisting Health Related Activity Sessions
Fishery Management – Level 1
Skills for further learning in Employment Every Wednesday 12 week course
Literacy / Numeracy
First Aid – Level 1
Level 2 in Organisation and Management Skills – Supported online learning
Level 2 in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events – With Interview at St Marys Stadium
For more details of the courses see our Saints4Sports Courses 2016
How to get involved:
If you would like to get involved with Saints4Sport
If you are interested in a sport or course please complete a Saints4Sport Referral Form and email it to Saints4Sport@ssj.org.uk
If you are interested in work experience please complete a Pathways2Employment referral form
and email it to Pathways2Employment@ssj.org.uk
Download referral forms here:
Saints4Sport Referral form 2016