Operating from a vibrant hub in Easingwold we provide meaningful activities for vulnerable adults, supported by a team of trained and experienced staff. Projects run at the hub and through hands-on experiences in community projects, local cafes, fayres and training. We also work closely with Park House Barns offering workshops in the chocolate studio and five acre field.
Our workshops are inclusive and focus on progression, building confidence and social skills. We support every individual to develop their own personal plan which includes their goals, wishes and aspirations and we support each person to achieve those goals! At Easi Works we promote positive health and wellbeing and encourage all trainees to take part in our fitness and wellbeing sessions.
Every project has been created by our trainees, we work together to review and plan current and future projects.
We are now thrilled to annouce the launch of Easi Works Saturday Craft Clubs, providing a perfect setting for you to indulge in the art of pottery-making whilst enjoying the company of others.
Come and join us at our social evenings for people with learning disabilities and autism. These take place one a month on Thursdays.
Easi Works is an Autism Plus social enterprise offering training and work placements for young adults with autism, learning difficulties and mental health conditions across the Hambleton and Ryedale area.
Catering and hospitality
Propogation, planting and harvesting
The safe use of tools
Preparing produce for sale
Paul lives on his own in a village in North Yorkshire. He contacted Easi Works as he had been feeling a little isolated and was looking for social activities to help him increase his confidence. Paul has a visual impairment and can suffer from anxiety and depression.
Pre-covid Paul was enjoying two days a week at Easi Works, taking part in drama, arts and horticulture sessions.
During the pandemic Easi Works were forced to close the day building, but the team continued to support Paul through socially distanced visits to his own home. Paul said "without this support from the team I don't know what I would have done. I wouldn't have seen anyone for days and that would not have been good for my mental health."
Now things are almost back to normal Paul has been enjoying taking part in the Easi Works theatre production. He said "I love coming to Easi Works, I have friends and feel like I am gaining confidence and new skills."