What we do?
- Wellbeing Café to support people diagnosed or living with dementia advice and information on dementia and mental health provided by health and social care services.
- organise events on arts for mental health awareness for the diverse communities.
- development and translation of Urdu materials to support learning for South Asian communities.
- as an Approved Training Centre we provide Entry Level to Level 3 Accredited Courses through Open Awards.
- Established new Social Prescribing Programme.
- Providing work placement at CWTC to support young people and adults to enhance their transferrable skills for further education and employment.
- CWTC YouTube Channel to provide information, feedback of service users, create awareness and attract new audiences
- Established Online Community Channel to promote local issues, health and wellbeing, art and culture, education, training and experiences.
What has helped the community?
Project monitoring reports have identified the importance of having available bilingual resources that are built into project delivery is integral to making an impact within BAME communities.
Our feedback and evaluation have helped to:
- increase opportunities to socialise with peers
- improve individual self-awareness
- increased referral opportunities due to location into a voluntary sector hub
- create greater understanding of living with dementia and mental health within BAME communities
- be a place of contact advice and support
- increased the opportunity for community members to gain confidence and the ability to express themselves in a safe and friendly environment.
- increased confident in work skills.