...positive opportunities for wellbeing, empowerment and recreation...
Welcome to Pastel CIC
PASTEL is a social enterprise set up by carers, in 2005, with the social aim of encouraging and supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged adults, young adults, carers and their families to make the most of their lives - providing a range of weekday, evening and weekend opportunities for informal learning (personal development / life skills) and social activities.
Apart from a few sessional workers, all the directors and members of the PASTEL Management Committee are volunteeers. And, all activities are heavily supported by volunteers. PASTEL generates over 2,500 volunteer hours for the community each year.
Customers include those with learning disabilities, mental health problems, dementia, brain injuries and those that not in employment, education or training ('NEET's), as well as the over 50's / retired.
PASTEL is based at the multi-functional Fromus Centre, Saxmundham,in rural East Suffolk. We mainly serve those from a catchment area of up to 20 miles around Saxmundham.
We are open to self-referrals or referrals via schools / colleges, transitions teams, social work teams, DWP / JobCentrePlus, community support etc.
To see a PASTEL Composite Leaflet, click here.