Intact provides support, advice and a signposting service, as well as a drop in service. A venue for community meetings, education and learning, and a range of facilities for recreation and leisure for residents of all ages.
- Available In
- Available to Age Groups
- No Restriction
- What we can help with
- Help & training to improve my work opportunities
- Help and advice about money and debt issues
- Help to get household items and clothing
- Help with food and other essentials
- Available to these Groups
- All Groups
Intact provides support, advice, and a signposting service, along with a drop-in facility. We serve as a community venue for meetings, education, learning, and offer a range of recreational and leisure facilities for residents of all ages. Intact's primary focus is to serve the Ingol and Tanterton neighbourhoods, but we are delighted to extend our services and activities to more people in the City of Preston and its surrounding areas.
Intact operates at the Intact Community Centre on Whitby Avenue, situated between two schools - Ingol School and Holy Family School. Our dedicated team comprises staff, volunteers, and a Board of Directors, many of whom are local residents. Their unparalleled dedication and commitment to serving our local community are commendable.
At Intact, we uphold the following values as the foundation of our operations:
- Respectful: We treat everyone with respect, valuing their unique contributions and perspectives.
- Fair: We ensure fairness in all our dealings and strive to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all.
- Honest: We uphold honesty and transparency in all our interactions and operations.
- Caring: We genuinely care about the well-being and welfare of the individuals and communities we serve.
- Inclusive: We aim to be inclusive and embrace diversity, ensuring that everyone feels welcome and valued.
To make a positive difference, we demonstrate the following behaviours:
- Being friendly: We foster a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, making people feel at ease.
- Being helpful: We actively seek ways to assist and support others in their journey.
- Listening: We actively listen to the needs and concerns of individuals, valuing their voices.
- Communicating Positively: We promote positive and constructive communication to foster understanding and collaboration.
- Putting people first: We prioritize the needs and interests of the community in all our endeavours.
Collectively, we aim to achieve the following objectives:
- Make the community a better and safer place to live.
- Provide quality, confidential, and appropriate support to all, effectively addressing their needs.
- Offer diverse facilities and activities that cater to the hopes and needs of the community.
- Provide valuable volunteering opportunities that contribute to personal growth and community development.
- Create a safe and friendly environment that fosters learning and personal growth.
- Encourage active involvement and engagement of individuals in community initiatives.
- Forge partnerships and collaborations with others to achieve common goals and maximize impact.
- Work towards long-term sustainability to ensure the continuity of our services and support.
At Intact, we are committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and the community as a whole. Through our values, behaviours, and objectives, we strive to create a vibrant and empowered community where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging.