We all have the right to feel safe all the time

We believe everyone has the right to be given the tools to enable this. The passion of Creative Optimistic Visions is to positively influence the life choices of vulnerable children, young people and adults in our community, as well as supporting families and professionals who work with them. 


We provide alternative education, accredited training and wellbeing services through the lens of The Protective Behaviours Process. Creative Optimistic Visions is the leading provider for Protective Behaviours in Coventry and Warwickshire endorsed by Protective Behaviours Consortium, the national organisation for Protective Behaviours in the UK

Confident Me!

Equipping individuals with a skillset to increase their self-confidence and self-worth

Protective Behaviours Training

Four half days Level 2 online accredited (OCNWM) Protective Behaviours Foundation Level Training

Urban Arts

Using musical influences to inspire individuals’ learning, through lyrical writing and music production


Small group and one-to-one protective behaviours mentoring

Gingerbread project

Delivering a unique and extensive Protective Behaviour programme for pupils between 4-11 years in a Primary School setting

Feeling Safe

Knowing me, knowing you

Working in partnership with KairosWWT, we educate and raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)


All learners attending our Confident Me! project have increased their levels of confidence and self worth up to 30%.

Our Founding Directors TedX talk on the concept of feeling safe

Please take the time to give this a gander with a nice brew, or whatever you prefer, and I hope that you take something from my story and the idea of what feeling safe means to you and others.

Funded one to one mentoring Support

We are delighted to announce that we have been funded by Positive Youth Foundation to deliver our one to one protective behaviours mentoring with young people aged 11-24 years. This mentoring is designed to educate and enable young people by using the principles and practices of the protective behaviours process to enhance emotional wellbeing and progression opportunities.

Social Enterprise Futures Roll of Honour

COV has been nominated being nominated for #SocEntFutures Roll of Honour! The 2020 Roll of Honour badge recognises businesses and individuals for their outstanding responses to Covid-19, delivering front line care as well as supporting communities, the NHS and each other.
COV wishes to express their gratitude to all staff and volunteers who have worked considerably hard to support our community through these challenging times. 

Latest News

Business Development Manager Employment Opportunity

Creative Optimistic Visions has been successful at gaining blended finance (grant & investment) from Community Impact Partnership. This investment opportunity will enable COV to implement its growth strategy over the next five years. Therefore we a looking to...

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Employment Opportunity – Youth Mentor Support

COV is pleased to announce we are recruiting two new Youth Mentor roles as part of our universal youth provision based in Coventry, as well as supporting our alternative education and protective behaviours mentoring service. If you are passionate about supporting...

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Urban Arts project funding

Urban Arts project funding

COV have been awarded funding from Youth Music to support the delivery of Urban Arts with young people living in Coventry City. As a result of the funding, we are delighted to enhance our original offer of the project by implementing the opportunity to complete an...

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Hear from our partners

“Individuals that have engaged with COV have enjoyed the experience, learning about important life skills to enable them to keep themselves feeling safe. They have increased their self-confidence and improved their wellbeing, feeling more able to be included in society, be resilient and able to problem solve while recognising their right and the right of others to feel safe.”

Maria Huffer

Founding Director, Protective Behaviours Consortium


We are grateful and proud to be associated with all of our funders. Below is a snap shot of some of the organisations who support our work via grants and buying social.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you are interested in any of the services we have to offer. Creative Optimistic Visions can tailor any work to suit the needs you require. Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any query, we are always happy to talk with you.

213 Walsgrave Road (Ball Hill), Coventry, CV2 4HH

024 7644 5439 / 07532 364 336



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