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Do you have time to care? Jan 21

“Be the change you want to see…” Certitude’s Lewisham Mental Health Adult Placement Scheme are looking for people from all backgrounds to become carers for people with a mental health diagnosis. Interested? Join us for our Open Day on 4th February 2015 from 6pm – 9pm The Catford Civic Suite Catford Road London, SE6 4RU Light […]

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Crisis phone line crosses borders Dec 23

Solidarity in a Crisis peer support service is expanding into Southwark and Lewisham. It has been an exciting time for the Lambeth service, run by Certitude, which has gone from a weekend crisis phone line to seven nights a week. It has also been cited as a model of good practice in the London mental […]

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Shared Lives Carers wanted Dec 02

Would you like to share your life?  Have you ever thought about supporting someone in your own home? Lester enjoys helping out in his local community Shared Lives gives people with learning disabilities the opportunity of living with a Shared Lives Carer in their home, either in a long-term arrangement or on a respite basis, […]

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A Shared Life is a Good Life Nov 28

Lester enjoys helping out in his local community Lester loves chatting, travelling, dancing, theme parks, a night out at the local and Thunderbirds. In essence he loves life – and he wants to be a part of it. Fortunately for Lester he is living with a Shared Lives family who want him to make the […]

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Good communication, effective planning and shared risk: Certitude’s approach to supporting people with complex needs Nov 27

Over the past year, Certitude has participated in Making it Real for Everyone, a joint project between the Winterbourne View Joint Improvement Programme (JIP) and Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) which aims to show how providers and commissioners can work together with families to provide local personalised support to people with challenging and complex needs. […]

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Partnering with Sainsbury’s to support more people with disabilities in Wandsworth Nov 25

Throughout 2014-15 we’re working in partnership with Sainsbury’s in Balham. We were delighted to be selected as their Local Charity Partner for 2014-15 and are working in partnership to raise awareness and support for our projects in Wandsworth borough. Certitude and Sainsbury’s are working together to deliver peer-led Life Skills presentations to young adults with […]

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The future of disability Nov 20

“How far we’ve travelled, and how far we have to go…” The future of disability Read our article by Victoria Rugg, Certitude’s Head of Communications, on page 51 on Why co-production is vital in supporting people with disabilities, citing Solidarity in a Crisis as a case study. The Future of Disability is a collection of […]

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Certitude recognises and celebrates staff achievement: The Excellence Awards 2014 Nov 19

Lucy Harrison, winner of the Michael Rosen Award Almost 150 people from across Certitude attended a glittering awards ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 13th November to share in the achievements of colleagues, taking the opportunity to say how much we value and appreciate one another. The awards, now in their fourth year, were set up in recognition of a […]

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Christmas Cards! Oct 29

Earlier this year we ran a competition for people we support to design Christmas cards to sell through local shops and our website. We were absolutely inundated! We had Christmas trees, shooting stars, plump puddings, fat turkeys, fatter Santas, mountainous piles of presents and a conga line of festive penguins with little hats on. If […]

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Ealing Club Night Oct 13

Following our mighty nights at the Hootananny in Brixton, we’re topping up our Oyster Card… Ealing’s Drayton Court will play host to our first West London club night on 20th November. We’ll have DJs spinning R&B, Hip Hop and chart, as well as local band I Love Thunder bringing the noise with a live performance. […]

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