There are three main providers for Community Connections, each covering different areas of Surrey. Please read below for more information.
Catalyst is open to adults who may be struggling with their emotional and mental wellbeing.
We work closely partners such as Oakleaf, Guildford Action, Voluntary Action South West Surrey, Woking Mind, Mary Frances Trust and Voluntary Support North Surrey to deliver and develop a range of activities to promote wellbeing.
We provide a variety of activities, 1-1 support, guidance and opportunities for people who feel isolated, lost their focus, suffer from anxiety or need a change of direction.
More information: www.catalystsupport.org.uk
Mary Frances Trust was established in 1994 by carers, service users and professionals to support local people with any kind of emotional or mental distress get back on with their lives again. Our main principles focus on:
- Inclusivity – being part of a supportive community
- Equal and Respectful Relationship between staff, volunteers and people using the service
- Individuality – we look at the person and the needs and tailor our service accordingly
Our services include but are not limited to: groups and activities; local café and drop-ins; advocacy, advice and support; courses, workshops and training; volunteering opportunities; self-help groups and many more.
More information: www.maryfrancestrust.org.uk
Richmond Fellowship is a specialist provider of mental health services. We’re here to help improve the mental wellbeing of people.
Together with the individual, the charity develops support plans to help service users meet their personal recovery goals. Through advice and information, the organisation helps people access community activities, such as Art Matters, a Community Art studio, IT, and a range of short wellbeing/personal development courses.
More information: www.richmondfellowship.org.uk