Post Xmas and New Year News and Updates

Just a reminder that our Basildon welcome café is closed on Tuesday 7th of January and reopens next week on the 14th of January.

On Tuesday 21st of January, we will be starting a Service User Forum at our Basildon site.

Essex Wildlife Trust will go back to Wednesdays after Christmas and Halstead Welcome Cafe will be changed to Wednesday 8th of January, 10-12pm.

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Latest cancellations or changes in our services

Please see below, our list of closures for this week.

30th of December:

Clacton Butterflies group will be used primarily as a drop in due to staff shortages.

New Years Eve:

Basildon Welcome Cafe will be closed.

Brightlingsea Welcome Cafe will be closed.

Saffron Walden Baptist Church,Welcome cafe will be closed.

Bush Fair, Harlow Welcome Cafe will be closed.

Braintree Welcome cafe will be open as normal but will be running 11-1pm, rather than 1-3pm.

Guitar Workshop and Pitsea box fit is closed.

Clacton boxing will be closed.

Colchester allotment will be open normal times.

New Years Day:

All Futures in Mind groups and activities scheduled for this day, will be closed.

Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of January:

Clacton boxing opens on 2nd of January.

Rochford Welcome cafe starts again on the 2nd of January.

Manningtree Welcome cafe will start again on the 2nd of January.

Harwich Welcome cafe will be back on the 2nd of January.

Colchester boxing will be back on the 3rd of January.

Colchester Welcome cafe will be back on the 3rd of January.

Essex Wildlife Trust will run as normal on Friday 3rd of January.

Halstead conservation open on Friday 3rd of January.

All groups will return back to normal week commencing 6th of January, including our Waltham Abbey Reading group.

Essex Wildlife Trust will go back to Wednesdays after Christmas and Halstead Welcome Cafe will be changed to Wednesday 8th of January, 10-12pm.

Apologies for the inconvenience, we are dealing with a variety of issues due to staff shortages and the forthcoming elections.

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Latest News

New Maldon Welcome Cafe

Our inspirational staff and volunteers are busy opening a new Welcome café in Maldon, at Suzie’s Gift and Tea Shop.

Welcome cafes are a safe and comforting resource for service users who wish to meet with like-minded people, to share experiences and to offer support to one another. It is expected that service users will be on their own journey of recovery from mental ill health and/or substance misuse. Kerry Page, our Service Coordinator, believes that the new Welcome café will be ‘vital’ for the community and will allow people to build a ‘routine and a sense of purpose’, whilst learning social skills and building an encouraging and caring network.

The Welcome Café for Futures in Mind will be open every Wednesday from 10am until midday, from the 13th of November, however other members of the public can visit outside of these hours. Suzies Gift and Tea shop offers a variety of creative workshops as well as delicious tea and cakes and is a growing part of the local community. We look forward to this new addition.

          

Image credit: Maldon Standard and Trip Advisor

Closure of Pitsea Service User Forum

We thought you should know that we no longer have a Pitsea Service User Forum as it is currently under development. We will of course let you know of the new details and location once this is finalised.

 

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Butterflies Colchester Group

Butterflies takes place every Wednesday from 1-2.30pm at the Ormiston Centre, Colchester.

Please see out poster below.

 

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New central office address and other updates

We have a few things to update you with:

Our Central office for Futures in Mind is now changing to:

Futures in Mind

32 Moulsham Street

Chelmsford

CM2 0HX

Please send any correspondence to this address as we are no longer located at our old Braintree office.

Secondly, our Brentwood welcome café is closed Wednesday 2nd 1.30-4pm October. It will be back to normal the following week.

Lastly, our Pitsea Boxfit is starting Tuesday 8th of October. The group will offer an introduction to cardio and warming up techniques. Call us on 01376 316126 for more information. Address is Pitsea Leisure Centre, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea Centre, Pitsea.

 

 

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Sessional Worker Vacancy-Phoenix Futures

Please see below our sessional worker vacancy at our partner charity, Phoenix Futures.

https://careers.phoenixfutures.org.uk/internal/vacancy/sessional-worker-essex-399005.html

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National Recovery Month Walking Groups

Please see below details about our Recovery walks in conjunction with National Recovery Month. Please contact us for more information.

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