About Us

Open Wings works with individuals, communities and voluntary and private sector organisations so that we can provide and deliver the best possible learning activities to meet individual needs.

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Our Story

Open Wings Life and Work Skills Centre CIC was established by two sisters one of whom has over 30 years of experience of working with adults with learning differences and other disadvantaged groups. Anna Rossi is a qualified Adult Education Teacher and is also Shared Lives Adult Placement Carer showing her commitment of working with adults with a variety of learning and social needs. Open Wings is extremely invested in expanding life skills and work skills for adults with learning disabilities and our vision is to OPEN up opportunities, choices and possibilities which learners may not have been able to access in the past. We are a Disability Confident Committed organisation.

How we Work

  • Step by step learning
  • Action planning and reviewing progress
  • Building Confidence
  • Creating opportunities


Open Wings COVID-19 Safety Policy

    • When offering a physical service, citizens will at all times be aware of the procedures to follow. They will be inducted with all the safety rules at their first session.
    • All sessions will need to be booked in advance


    • There will be no drop in facilities


    • Masks must be worn at all times unless there is exemption


    • Hand sanitisers are provided and must be used regularly and used upon entering and leaving the building.


    • To minimise risk of transmission we are keeping the use of paper, pens, books, etc to a minimum and we are currently using a projector.


    • Within the base room, splatter screens and hand sanitisers have been provided for each allocated space.


  • We are working with a 2m distance rule within the community centre and the Open Wings base room

 If you would like a full copy of our  COVID-19 Safety Policy please contact us.

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