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PPF and Mind in Croydon – A Perfect Partnership

On Thursday 21st March the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) held an event to celebrate their year of supporting Mind in Croydon. Partnering with a local mental health charity, situated close to their head office in East Croydon has given PPF the chance to get hands on with a number of local volunteering opportunities. Mind in …

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Donation from The Catenian Association

The working week started really well with a visit from Tony Neal from the Catenian Association to present us with a cheque for £2,271 as a result of their fundraising efforts. We are most grateful to Tony and everyone involved with the Sutton circle of The Catenian Association.

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Advocacy visits Hestia

Members of the advocacy team visited the offices of Hestia in Croydon on Thursday 28th February.  The purpose of the visit was to publicise and speak to staff there regarding the 2 projects currently being run by Mind in Croydon’s advocacy team; the IMHA (independent mental health advocacy) project and the community mental health advocacy …

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Relief in Need grant supports Active Minds

We were delighted to hear that Croydon Relief in Need Charity had awarded us a grant of £20,000 a year for three years to support the work of our Active Minds service. Relief in Need have been supporting our work for a number of years and we are delighted that they are able to continue …

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Unspoken now on YouTube

We have uploaded our film, Unspoken, to YouTube for everyone to view. You can view this at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCct-6vGMx_I6RbYsgOh4rpA Unspoken a film about sex, relationships and mental health The sexuality of people with mental health problems raises important clinical, social and legal concerns. Despite this, there is relatively little written about the subject and staff can …

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Selsdon Shop Re-Opens After Refurbishment

The Mind shop in Selsdon re-opened today (6th February) after being completely refurbished. Here at Mind in Croydon, we would like to express out thanks to Jason, Andrew and all at Mind Retail and to Vicky and all of her wonderful volunteers who work at the shop. Although the shop is run by Mind Retail, Mind …

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Christmas cheer from Pension Protection Fund

We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our good friends from the Pension Protection Fund who delivered Christmas hampers and children’s gifts to the Fairfield Club on Thursday 20th December. We would like to thank them very much and wish them a very happy festive season.

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RED January Activities

Active Minds have put together a few activities to help people achieve their goal for RED January. (click to download)

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2018

Advocacy  Closed: Monday 24th December 2018 Reopens: Monday 7th January 2019 Advocates will be at work and attending wards on the week commencing 17th December but not taking any referrals for work to be done after the close of business on Friday 21st Dec 2018. Active Minds  Closed: Groups end Saturday 22nd December 2018 Reopens: Wednesday 2nd January 2019 Carers’ Support  Closed: 25th, 26th …

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Welfare Benefits Advice Line Temporarily Closed

The Mind in Croydon Welfare Benefits Advice Line is temporarily closed. We ask that people continue to leave their details on the advice line voicemail (020 8763 2037) for appeal assistance enquiries and we will return calls on these issues. For general benefits advice please contact either Citizens Advice Bureau Advice Line on 020 8684 …

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