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Minding Money Debt Poem Book

The poems in this publication were written by people who had experienced debt which had had an impact on their mental health and wellbeing. This group came together as part of a wider project run by Mind in Croydon which enabled people to manage their finances and acquire budgeting skills. A series of workshops were …

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Never Mind the Catwalk Fashion Show – World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2018

Mind in Croydon in Partnership with The Pension Protection Fund are holding a free to attend community event showcasing an array of low cost and high-end fashion available to purchase on the day, followed by a live music event. There will be a wide selection of quality items available for all sizes, including kids’ fashion. …

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Minding Money Project Update

The Minding Money Project held its final Financial Literacy workshop on budgeting and learning how to manage finances. Staff attended the last session adopting a wealth of knowledge to continue providing support and  information. The Minding Money Project will be shortly publishing an anthology of debt poems by service users and we hope to launch …

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Mind Attends Self-Care Event

Michael Edwards from our Advocacy Service attended a GP Hub Open Day on Saturday 15th September in Central Shopping Centre. The event aimed to raise awareness about and allow patients to experience a number of local health and social care service providers accessible through the Croydon GP Hubs and directly by residents of Croydon. Visitors were …

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Praise for our Employment Support Service

Here’s some feedback from someone who has benefitted for our Employment Support Service over the last two years.  “To everyone at the Mind in Croydon Employment Support Service (ESS), I just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything! I will post back the feedback questionnaire that I’ve completed but there just wasn’t enough …

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Blue Light Project

National Mind’s independent research shows that members of the emergency services are even more at risk of experiencing a mental health problem than the general population, but are less likely to seek support. Mind in Croydon has signed up to help deliver the Blue Light Programme to provide mental health support for emergency services staff …

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Advocacy for Croydon

We are very pleased to announce that Advocacy for Croydon, a partnership between Advocacy for All (AfA) and Mind in Croydon, went live on the 1st May 2018. Mind in Croydon will continue to provide the mental health advocacy services in Croydon as we have for many years, but the partnership with Advocacy for All …

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Job – Counselling Service Manager

Part-time, 28 hours per week (worked Monday to Thursday) £33,102 to £35,350 pa wte pro-rated downwards to reflect that this is a part-time post. Permanent Based in Purley  Would you like to lead Mind in Croydon’s counselling service into the next phase of its development? This is an exciting time for us. Our latest innovative …

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Shop Volunteers Needed

We are on the lookout for more volunteers in our Addiscombe Charity Shop. Please click the image below to see more details.

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Mind in Croydon gains new Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM).

Mind in Croydon has been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi). The QPM is the UK’s only independent quality performance mark for organisations offering independent advocacy; an essential service for people who need support to express their needs and have increased choice and control in their …

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