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Minding Money to run from The Hub

From 25th October the Minding Money Project will be run via The Hub in our East Croydon building.  This project will run for 6 weeks. The address is:    Fairfield House, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5LA. More information on the project and how to refer can be found on our Minding Money page …

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Last chance to have your say on the council’s five year plan for carers

Date: Monday 30th October Time: 10-30am-12.30pm Venue: Carers Support Centre, George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PB Meet Carers’ Commissioner Stephen Bahjooshy. Learn about the Carers’ Strategy Read the draft and give feedback Free lunch provided Call 020 8649 6280 or email info@carersinfo.org.uk to sign up.

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Our CEO features in ITV News London

Our CEO, Richard Pacitti, appeared as part of an ITV News London feature on the importance of peer support for young people. The report was about two young women from Croydon who have experienced mental health problems who have set up a peer support group. You can watch the clip here: https://youtu.be/0cUB4OFL5cE

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Shaka and the Croydon Eagles

Shaka is another success story from the Croydon Eagles, the football team that Mind in Croydon runs in partnership with the Palace for Life Foundation. Shukhan (Shaka) Scanlan, grew up in Norwood, and loved playing football when he was younger, with his mum taking him to Pelo FC in Dulwich. Here, he enjoyed the little …

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Cook & Taste and Boxercise start soon!

Cook & Taste Want to brush up on your cooking skills? Join our cook and taste session where we learn to cook different dishes each week. Location: Orchard House Next Group: Monday 6th Nov Duration: 8 weeks Cost: FREE Boxercise Come and train with three times World Champion, Duke McKenzie, using non-contact boxing techniques. Location: …

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

As part of the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” held on Friday 29th September in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, the staff and members of the Hub at Fairfield held a coffee morning. We had donations of delicious  homemade cakes from both staff and members and we transformed downstairs at Fairfield into a tea room for …

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Pop Choir Concert

St Mildred’s Church in Addiscombe are holding a concert to raise money for charity this Saturday. Our Friends in Need service has been picked as one of the charities to benefit from this concert so do pop along and support them.

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Women’s Football

We are now running Women’s Football regularly each Thursday. If you are interested please contact Matthew on 020 8253 8208 or email matthew@mindincroydon.org.uk.

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Riding for Mind

Mark Turner is taking part in the Prudential 100 event on 30th July 2017 to raise money for Mind. Here is what Mark had to say: “I’ve wanted to do something on behalf of Mind for a long time, to support the great work they do, and this year I’ve secured a place in the Prudential …

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Carers Focus Group

On Tuesday 11th July we are holding a Carers Focus Group. The focus of this group will be to generate new ideas for the 2017-2018 Carers Strategy. It will be held at Fairfield House, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5LA at 6pm by Stephen Bahooshy, Carers & Independent Sector Commissioning Manager from Croydon …

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