This project develops new art therapy and digital skills services for the islands of North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist. The program will support, enable and empower people by teaching new skills, building confidence, bringing together inter-generational groups to share skills and develop ideas.
The Digital Skills part of Cridhe Crois Shlighe is about developing and supporting digital skills on North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist. The vision for the project is broad: teach code to children, teach code to adults, support existing projects and develop software and websites for local endevours.[...]
The Art Therapy service aims to support people living in North and South Uist and Benbecula to explore and help with difficulties they may have. Art therapy provides a confidential safe space where trust can be built and feelings expressed and explored. Art therapy can help build confidence and self esteem.[...]
The Arts Education and Outreach side of Cridhe Crois Shlighe empowers disadvantaged / marginalised groups and young people in developing a voice through creativity. A broader aim is to bring an experience of the arts to parts of the community who may not usually engage with the work that Taigh Chearsabhagh does.[...]