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Workshop – Managing Mental Health as a Carer

Are you caring for a disabled relative or close family member ? Do you have an interest in the welfare of others? Manju Shahul-Hameed Foundation for Mental Health is organising a FREE interactive workshop called ‘Managing Mental Health as a Carer’. The workshop is led and sponsored by Dr V Sunil Babu, BSc MBBS FRCPsych …

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We are looking for Volunteer Counsellors!

We are currently recruiting for volunteer counsellors in the second year of Diploma or equivalent, qualified and looking for hours towards accreditation or simply wanting to volunteer with us. These vacancies are to see clients in the evening only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Supervision will be provided for an hour and a half per …

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The Hub is celebrated at the 2017 Mayor of Croydon Civic Awards

Mind in Croydon’s project, the Hub, was shortlisted for a Mayor of Croydon Civic Award. Last Tuesday (17th October) staff and members attended the ceremony to celebrate the exceptional people who make Croydon a brilliant place for people to live, grow, work and visit. More than 200 nominations were made across ten categories and after …

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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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