Mental Health Directory
Information on mental health services in Croydon
After suffering from depression, D hadn't worked for over a decade. Our Employment Services supported him over two years after he came to us saying he wanted to pursue a career in social care which he had been involved in many years before. Our structure programme of training and work experience enabled him to:
After 18 months, D felt ready with our help to approach employers and found a full time job in a private sector learning difficulties organisation. But we didn't leave him there. We mentored and supported him during his first months so that when, for example, he told us he had been working not just full time but overtime and was shattered, we helped him negotiate with his employer to keep to his normal hours and not endanger his mental health by overdoing it. We still communicate by e-mail monthly and D is doing really well in his new role.
Read more about our Employment Support Service here.
03 November 2017
We are currently recruiting for volunteer counsellors in the second year of Diploma or equivalent, qualified and looking for hours towards accreditation or simply wanting to volunteer with us.
19 October 2017
From 25th October the Minding Money Project will be run via The Hub in East Croydon.
13 October 2017
Last chance to have your say on the council’s five year plan for carers