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They can May 11

Roxy, from our Activity and Resources Centre in Perivale, is raising money for Certitude by leaping from a plane. Why? Read on, and donate here. From a very young age, we’re told to figure out our career path as soon as possible, and that people who don’t will spend their lives in a pretty miserable state. By […]

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With a Smile on my Face May 10

Lara, Mental Health Project Development Manager, is raising money for Certitude by leaping from a plane. Why? Read on, and donate here. My initial experience of working in health and social care was, quite simply, for extra cash. I was attending a course in Computer Studies at South Bank Polytechnic. Funds were running thin, so a […]

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Keep London Connected with Sport May 09

Our Community Connecting Service in Lambeth directly tackles the threat of social isolation amongst the people we support. Nell, one of the Connectors, speaks about how sport has often been utilised to achieve this, an environment in which friendships, responsibility and communication skills are able to flourish. There is growing evidence that people who have active, sustained social […]

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Taking Care with Art Apr 21

Kerry-Fleur Schleifer studied at Parsons School of Design in New York, and currently lives in London as an artist, musician and holistic healer. She is a regular attendee of Certitude’s Creative Journey Gallery Group visits, organised and lead by artist Andy Kee with the support of creative mentor, Vaia Paziana and Community Development Manager, Jake Meyer. I […]

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World Down’s Syndrome Day: Alex and Marianne Mar 21

This year, World Down’s Syndrome Day is focusing on the friendships and communities that develop around people with Down’s Syndrome. Marianne, Certitude’s Director of Development talks about her experience of “My Friends, My Community” with her youngest son Alex, who is 7 years old. From the moment Alex was born and we realised he had DS, his […]

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