Connecting our Hounslow Community

Anita from Community Connecting Hounslow, who works with people with learning disabilities to help them build relationships within their local community, discusses why daily ‘mainstream activities’ are an important inclusion to anyone’s agenda, regardless of disability.

The aspiration that overrides …

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The importance of Peer Support

Barry PicContinuing Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme of ‘relationships’, we spoke to Charlie Wright, a Peer Supporter in Lambeth who often watches the positive impact that forming good relationships can have on people. Here, he shares his experiences working

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When it comes to our wellbeing…

NICHOLAS CAMPBELL-WATTS for web…other people matter.

We are much happier and healthier with other people in our lives. To launch National Mental Health Awareness Week at Certitude, Nicholas Campbell-Watts, Director for Mental Health, discusses the importance of this year’s theme: relationships.

Good relationships …

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They can

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 …

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With a Smile on my Face

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 …

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Keep London Connected with Sport

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

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Keeping London Connected

Today is a wonderful milestone in Certitude’s history. After 25 years of supporting people across London, we’re launching our first ever fundraising campaign to fight social isolation.

Please donate to our JustGiving page, or click on Fundraise to take on …

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Come and “Cut a Rug” at the Portico Gallery – everyone invited!

It’s all going on at The Portico Gallery in West Norwood on Friday May 13th, when Certitude hosts its next acoustic Cut a Rug night.

This lively event is designed to be inclusive to all parts of the local community, …

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Taking Care with Art

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

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World Down’s Syndrome Day: Becky and Kim

This year, World Down’s Syndrome Day is focusing on the friendships and communities that develop around people with Down’s Syndrome. Kim, House Manager talks about her experience of “My Friends, My Community” with her daughter Becky, who is 26

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