About us

AMURT NORTH WEST

WHO WE ARE

AMURT North West is a branch of the AMURT UK (charity no. 327216). AMURT UK was established in 1986 as a grassroots organisation.

We form part of a global network of AMURT chapters (Individual groups), who all deliver a broad range of services to those in need.

WHAT WE DO

We work with a range of organisations and groups to develop and run projects and initiatives aimed and benefiting vulnerable people in need.

OUR VISION

To build and sustain healthy, vibrant and connected communities.

OUR MISSION

To enable and empower local communities to find long-term solutions to local problems.

OUR VALUES AND PRINCIPLES

We put inclusiveness, respect, equality and dignity for all at the heart of what we do.

Our approach is collaborative and facilitative. We seek to bring organisations and groups together to pursue the common goal of having a positive impact in local communities.

OUR AIMS

  1. To play our part in improving the health and wellbeing for people and groups experiencing poverty, isolation and disadvantage.

  1. To be at the cutting edge of building strong and sustainable community alliances and activism, all focused on enhancing lives and nurturing potential.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • To act as a gateway hub that supports the growth of community led initiatives and projects.

  • To promote community ownership and autonomy, by helping people collectively to self-define their needs, aspirations and goals.

  • To help strengthen the participation and collective voice of individuals and groups who experience greatest inequalities and barriers to being seen, heard and involved in our communities.

OUR TEAM

We have a diverse team of staff and volunteers to run all our activities. We have an ongoing volunteer recruitment programme, so that we are better able to respond to local needs across the region.

OUR WORKING GROUP

We have a North-West working group, made up of a range of professionals and local stakeholders who help us develop and coordinate our work.

We work closely with AMURT UK Board of Trustees, who have overall responsibility for AMURT’s operation in the UK

FURTHER INFORMATION

For local and global AMURT news:

www.amurt.org.uk

www.amurt.net

For further information please contact: info@amurtnw.org.uk