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Building Community Together is a new initiative to help people in West Berkshire help each other. It aims to make our communities stronger, and less reliant on council services whilst still getting the things they need to thrive.
If you would like to find out more about Building Community Together and how you can become involved at a community level then why not get involved in our local Community Conversations, taking place in Thatcham, Burghfield & Mortimer, Hungerford & Lambourn, Greenham and Calcot. Contact email@example.com for more details.
Come along and add your voice to the conversation.
To support community projects and initiatives WBC has launched the Building Community Together Fund. A fund to help community groups set-up and run projects and services for local people. If you would like help applying to this fund please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Community Together has five strategic priorities they are:
To improve emotional health and well-being
To make sure that anyone experiencing abuse or violence, or struggling with substance or alcohol abuse, knows who to talk to in order to get help, and reduce the likelihood of it happening again
Make it easier for adults to find training places, and then find a job
Help our children and young people succeed at school, encourage better attendance and fewer exclusions
Protect and safeguard children and adults
At Depression Alliance we strive to end the loneliness and isolation that comes with depression. We bring people together to make them happier through groups, events, publications and now through Friends in Need. Read more.
Pulling together is a group for people with Mental Health Issues who meet on a daily bases. Offer safe friendly enviroment with a wide range of activities. Read more.
Sport in Mind ® is an independent Berkshire charity (registration no. 1145326) that provides sport and physical activity sessions to promote mental well-being and and enrich the lives of people experiencing mental health problems. Read more.
Offers free, professional counselling to young people in West Berkshire between 11-25 years. Read more.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Read more.