Mind in Croydon

Category Archives: Social Inclusion

Activity to Work group starts 9th August

Active Minds and Mind Employment Support Service are pleased to announce we are running another session of our new service run jointly by Active Minds and Mind Employment Support called ‘Activity to Work’ This seven week programme is open to all service users and will combine six sessions of Active Minds activities combined with six …

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Will’s Inspiring Story

A bit of inspiration for a rainy Wednesday morning. Will is a client of Mind in Croydon.  With help from the CPFC Foundation he has found a group of likeminded individuals who share his passion for football and have helped bring him out of his shell. The full story can be read here

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New Chess Club

Join the Social Networking Team on Friday mornings, 10.30am-12.30pm, for a friendly game of chess. Open to all levels, complete beginners to chess masters! For more information contact Matthew at Social Networking. Tel: 020 8688 1210 Email: matthew@mindincroydon.org.uk Social Networking 10 Altyre Road East Croydon Surrey CR0 5LA

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Mixed Martial Arts coming in January 2015!

In January 2015 Active Minds will start a free six week course in Mixed Martial Arts in partnership with the Croydon Martial Arts Academy, thanks to funding from Slam’s Smile for Health programme. It is aimed at complete beginners and is non-contact (i.e. participants won’t be fighting each other). Both men and women are welcome! …

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NEW Football Session

Not played for a while? Want to increase your fitness or learn new skills? Following on from the unprecedented success of our football group we are introducing a new group from 2.30 – 3.30 on Wednesdays. This will be a beginners/intermediate group for people who maybe haven’t played for a while, feel they are out …

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Free Ballroom Dance Classes

From November 2014 to January 2015 there will be free ballroom dance lessons at Fairfield House. The lessons take place 11am-12pm on 19th & 26th November, 17th December and 7th, 14th and 28th January. All abilities and experience are welcome. Places are limited! To book your place or find out more please call Active Minds on 020 …

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Fashion Show & Big Sale…

…WATCH THIS SPACE Because on Thursday 11 December, our premises (opposite East Croydon Station) will be transformed into a fabulous fashion show and huge sale of our best donated clothes and fashion accessories. Doors open to the public, and we have been keeping the most desirable secondhand goodies donated to our shops for this special …

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Comic Relief visit the Mind football team

Earlier in the year Staff and Chief Executives of both Comic Relief and Cisco Systems (one of their large corporate donors) visited our Football group. The visit took place during the weekly training at Crystal Palace Sports National Sports Centre so that Cisco Systems could see the type of project their money is invested in. …

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Croydon Eagles kick off with Surrey Cup Victory

By Tim Matthias The Croydon Eagles have just put down their mark on the Surrey mental health league by being crowned the winners of the Surrey Community Cup. Croydon Eagles are Crystal Palace FC and Mind In Croydon’s representatives in the Surrey FA mental health league. In a brilliant day at the Walton-on-Thames venue that …

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A Croydon Eagles Win!

Croydon Eagles have won the Surrey FA Community Challenge Cup 2014. On Friday 5th September the team travelled to Walton on Thames to play. After some close games involving 3 wins, 1 draw, no losses, 5 goals for and 1 against the team won the tournament.

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