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Certitude/BRIT School community partnership award winner is announced Jul 10

Last month we revealed the shortlist of the students who had been nominated for our first-ever ‘Making a Difference Award, presented to a student for their dedication and commitment to community involvement. We’re pleased to announce that a winner has been chosen! At a ceremony held at the BRIT School on Thursday 9th July, Certitude, […]

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“A place of his own” Jun 18

Our Shared Lives carers open up their homes to people with learning disabilities or mental health needs, so that they can become an integral member of the family, share in the daily activities and be a part of the local community. Here, we share Michael’s story, a young man with a mild learning disability and […]

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Amir runs to the beat! Jun 16

Our Community Fundraiser, Sam, met with Amir to speak about signing up for ‘Run to the Beat’, a 10k run in Wembley this September. Amir is supported through our outreach service in Harrow. Please consider sponsoring Amir at Run to the Beat on our fundraising page. We wish him good health and the very best […]

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“Get to know us.” Jun 15

Stephanie is a confident, outgoing and bubbly young woman from Lambeth who is on a mission to experience as many new things as possible. She also has a learning disability and, during Learning Disability Awareness Week, wants Certitude to help dispel the misconceptions surrounding what the term means and how she can still live a […]

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Certitude and the BRIT School reveal shortlist for community partnership ‘Making a Difference’ Award Jun 08

As part of our aim to build closer ties with local communities, we have been working with the renowned BRIT School on developing inclusive theatre workshop sessions for people we support and students at the School. Over the past year, we have also been developing a special award for students who make a positive contribution […]

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Our approach to supporting someone with epilepsy Jun 02

In developing our approach to supporting people who have epilepsy, we have sought to ensure it is aligned with the principles set out in NICE clinical guidance on epilepsy. Our approach has been put together by people with epilepsy, their families, staff who support people with epilepsy and other individuals with knowledge in this area. […]

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“I want to make progress, not just make do.” May 14

During mental health awareness week, we are promoting an understanding of how Certitude supports people with mental health needs. We recognise the gifts, talents and resources people already have and work together to build confidence and self-esteem, ensuring support is tailored to reflect whatever people want to experience or achieve. When it comes to gardening, […]

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Introducing Railton Road May 13

Railton Road has opened its doors to visitors for the first time since its renovation project, allowing Certitude to further support people with mental health needs on their journey to recovery. Our newly-renovated studio flats along Railton Road in Herne Hill (previously the Fanon Training Flats) will help to prevent individuals from moving into residential […]

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Beyond Prison: updates and airwaves May 12

The Beyond Prison project reflects Certitude’s belief that everyone has the right to a good life. This includes people who have served a prison sentence, who wish to integrate back into society and become a valued member of their community. One aspect of Beyond Prison is its Peer Mentoring course, currently adopted by both HMP […]

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New Peer Support Network for communities in Lambeth Apr 17

Certitude is committed to investing in resources that help local people and families who need mental health or learning disability support to build and maintain good lives, contributing actively as part of their local community. In May, we are pleased to be launching a new Peer Support Network hub in Lambeth for local people, groups and organisations […]

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