Welcome to Inspira

Inspira is an award-winning, national social enterprise company based in Cumbria. We are a delivery-based provider of community services, and our name reflects our purpose – to inspire people, organisations and communities to success.

We offer comprehensive solutions to a wide variety of social challenges, including delivery of statutory services to public bodies, strategic support for local and national programmes supporting youth in the community and managing contracts across geographically and socially diverse areas .

We work in partnership with many organisations to provide unrivalled expertise and an unmatched network of expert coverage across the country.


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What we do

provide solutions to develop personal and employability skills  

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How we do it

when you identify a need, we provide the solution and deliver the service  

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How we measure

by analysing outcomes, assessing feedback and benchmarking results

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Advice Services


Broaden your horizons

Need advice about careers, training, personal development or further education?  Have a look at our Advice Services website:

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Case Studies


Developing Pilot Programmes

In 2011, we were selected from hundreds of applicants to run one of twelve pilots of the Government’s new National Citizen Service (NCS). This programme aims...

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Feedback is important to our philosophy of monitoring and continuous improvement. Here are some of the things people say about Inspira, our programmes and services.

"“The bike gave me more independence....  because I was able to get a job. Then..."

Wheels 2 Work participant

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