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Impetro (L) to get, accomplish, effect, obtain (by asking).
Impetro is a community interest company (CIC) limited by guarantee. A not for profit making organisation with charitable aims which works to empower and enhance the lives of marginalised and vulnerable people in our society (young people, children, families and communities).
Safe-T-Net offers a new approach to online safety
Reversing the roles
Increasing concerns are being raised around issues such as cyber bullying, social networking and internet grooming, as well as the problem of children and young people accessing inappropriate websites.
Safe-T-Net is a pilot project designed to support parents while also raising awareness of the dangers that children may encounter when using the internet.
Practical advice for safe practice
Designed, developed & delivered by Impetro CIC, with support from Nominet Trust, the project highlights potential pitfalls and offers practical advice for safe practice without inhibiting the young persons natural curiosity and thirst for knowledge. Find out more…
As a UK Online Outreach Centre working in Merseyside, Lancashire and Greater Manchester our main objective is to offer training and support to people who have never been on the internet before or have limited knowledge. We work with a cross section of people and where possible incorporate additional learning opportunities into our sessions.
- Older people – we support older people getting online for the first time by guiding them through the course, providing them with specialist equipment i.e. larger keyboards, Dragon naturally speaking software for visually impaired learners etc. For our older learners the avoidance of social isolation is paramount. We provide courses within care settings, residential homes and community venues, for increased participation and ease of access
- NEET – Young people not in education, employment or training
- Job seekers –Often referred to us by job centres, libraries and housing associations, we offer informal learning, community engagement, volunteering opportunities, one to one job searching, CV writing along with the Learn my way online and online plus courses
- Benefit claimants – with Universal credits already underway in Greater Manchester and Cheshire and gradually being rolled out to the rest of the UK from October 2013 we offer specific sessions to support claimants and guide them through their online application process
Money matters was the very first project designed and delivered by Impetro, its initial focus in 2010 was to equip young people who were in the criminal justice system or who had been identified as being at risk of offending with the necessary skills to enable them to successfully manage their day to living with the emphasis on managing money. Read more…