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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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Job – Advocacy Service Manager

Full time 36 hours per week Grade 5 scale point S16 to S20a on the Mind Salary Scale £32,144 to £35,000 per annum.  Salary on appointment will depend on abilities and qualifications Permanent Based in Purley  You will run our successful team dealing with a wide range of issues. The two Advocates and the Advocacy …

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Mind in Croydon 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Thank you to everyone who attended the Mind in Croydon 50th Anniversary Celebrations at the Selsdon Park Hotel on Saturday evening (10th March). Everyone enjoyed an excellent meal and heard talks about the charity ranging from its foundation in 1967 up to the current day. We were very pleased to see so many people who …

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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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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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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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