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.
Sports include Box-Fit, Gym & Swim, Tai Chi, Kickboxing, 5 a side football, 11 a side football, Golf, and a Women’s Get-Fit session. If you are interested in participating in one or more of these sports please complete a Saints4Sport Referral Form and email it to Saints4Sport@ssj.org.uk.
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Saints4Sport is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, and helps people like Collette, Justin, Colin 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 and Costa Coffee.
Courses and accredited qualifications:
Life skills Employment Workshop delivered by TWICS – Training for Work in Communities
Fishing for Skills 6 Week Course – learning basic coarse fishing skills and developing personal and social skills.
Level 1 – Fishery Management prepares learners for fishery management apprenticeships.
Level 1 – FA Football Coaching an introduction to organising and delivering football coaching sessions.
Level 1 – Active IQ in Health related exercise gym, fitness, health & safety
Level 2 – First Aid Course
Level 1 – Horticulture at Riverside Community Garden learn growing, sowing landscaping skills.
For more details of the courses see our Saints4Sport Courses & Placements Leaflet.
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