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Rosa Monckton does not speak for us or our children Mar 22

Read two stories from parents voicing their concerns over the claims made by Rosa Monckton and supported by Libby Purves in a recent article claiming that “We are letting down people with learning difficulties if we allow the minimum wage to price them out of jobs” Alex’s Story by Marianne Selby-Boothroyd, Mum to Alex and Director of […]

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Up for a challenge? Mar 15

If you’re feeling lively, fancy a bit of exercise, and help people we support in the process, then sign up for one of our challenges!  

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Ealing Central and Acton MP Rupa Huq visits Certitude! Mar 14

Local MP Dr Rupa Huq enjoyed tea and biscuits when she visited our learning disability services in Ealing.  She met people we support, found out what is important to them and discovered how they like to engage with their local community. You can read the Ealing Times feature here  or Ealing Today here and find out more […]

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Question Time comes to Certitude! Mar 03

On the 24th of February Dr Rupa Huq, MP for Ealing Central and Acton, visited two of our supported houses within her constituency. Dr Huq wanted to meet people with learning disabilities to find out how they find living in the local area and connecting with the community. However, we doubt she expected the grilling she […]

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As the arts develop, so do the people Feb 22

Creative Journeys is an open and inclusive project for people who share an interest in art. Produced by social inclusion organisation Certitude and working with Artist Andy Kee the group have opened up journeys through gallery spaces in London over the last two years. Disability Arts Online talked to Andy about his ideas and aspirations […]

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Conversations change lives Feb 01

“It’s time to talk because if you say something, you realise how many people around you haven’t, and needed to…” One in four people will experience a mental health problem every year. Right now a friend, colleague or loved one could be going through their own challenges. Talking about mental health doesn’t need to be […]

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Aisling Duffy selected for The Guardian Public Leaders editorial advisory board 2017 Jan 16

Certitude is delighted by the announcement that Aisling Duffy, Chief Executive, has been appointed to the Guardian’s Public Leaders Network 2017 editorial advisory board. Each year, nominations are made from across The Guardian Public Leaders network with individuals selected from all areas of public service, including central and local government, housing, the voluntary sector and health […]

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Treat yourself to a good walk! Jan 10

Treat Me Right! Co-ordinator Helen Cairns is looking forward to shaking off the January blues on a good walk with some interesting people. January always seems a bit of a bleak month. The festivities are over and perhaps we’ve over-indulged on rich food and spent too much time snuggling up on the sofa. It can […]

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Dr Tania Mathias MP visits us in Richmond Dec 20

On Thursday 8th December, Dr Tania Mathias MP visited Cross Street and The Lodge, popping in for a mince pie and a cup of tea. Cross Street (Hampton Hill) and The Lodge (Whitton) provide supported living to people with learning disabilities and autism. Aisling Duffy and Eleri Ebenezer, Chair of the Certitude Board, talked to […]

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Singing in the festive spirit! Dec 20

Down by the river in Brentford, near the bridge, building sites, box junctions and the houseboats with their wonderful wood fires, stands a fascinating monument to our industrial past. The London Museum of Water and Steam tells the story of a place with a pivotal role in the development of our city. Until as recently […]

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