Dance, Dance, Dance 💃

As part of the fabulous Ageing Well Festival this year we brought a delightful dance event to Woodingdean with Rosaria Gracia Dance. Local people over 50 were invited to come along and enjoy refreshments, a raffle and a fun seated dance session led by Rosaria. Dance, dance, dance blended gentle stretching exercises with simple dance … Read more

Brighton Streets project a hopeful for prestigious national awards!

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The Brighton Streets project is announced in the Finalists shortlist of the prestigious ‘Children & Young People Now Awards 2021’ in not one, but two categories – the ‘Youth Work Award’ and ‘Partnership Award’!Brighton Streets is a citywide, coordinated detached (street-based) youth work programme led by TDC and delivered by TDC, The Hangleton & Knoll Project and Tarner … Read more

Meet TDC’s New Peer Educators

I’m very excited. I can’t wait to get involved with other people and encourage them to get the vaccine. New Peer Educator Israa In an exciting new initiative this week, TDC welcomed three new Peer Educators to work with us on our Vaccine Confidence Programme. The new scheme will see them out and about with … Read more

Summer Holiday Fun in Whitehawk and Moulsecoomb

TDC are offering a fun, social, active and creative sessions to local children and young people over the summer. Food will play a big part of what we do too, with over 660 nutritious meals will be served up to those attending. In Whitehawk we’ve teamed up with Hawks café (find them on Facebook), Albion … Read more

The Impact of TDC’s Migrant Support Hub

“When I came to Brighton, I was like a plant pulled from its land, I was afraid people couldn’t understand me, I couldn’t understand them and I didn’t have confidence. In Jordan I had my work, culture, friends, possessions, but here, nothing, we begin from zero, this is very hard for us. MESH made these … Read more

TDC’s Vaccine Confidence Programme Reaches Out

As lockdown eases and vaccination provides more protection, TDC has been working with vulnerable communities to support vaccine confidence.  We have been out and about talking about vaccination with  people from different communities. Our social prescriber Maha and volunteer Clare have visited a local Mosque, providing information to encourage people to get vaccinated as soon … Read more

Reviewing the First Year of Community Roots

TDC is one of the partner organisations of Community Roots, a network of non-clinical mental health services that help people find the right support for them. This network is the first of its kind in Sussex. One of our key aims is to ensure that no matter where people enter the mental health system, they can … Read more

Help Staying Healthy with TDC and Active Sussex

The challenges of the last year mean that wellbeing has never been more important. Particularly for the members of our Black and minority ethnic community — who figures show have been disproportionately affected by the recent pandemic. That’s why TDC and Active Sussex have been working in partnership to support local people by encouraging greater … Read more

Healthy Neighbourhood Fund 2020/21 Review

In 2020/21 TDC’s Healthy Neighbourhood Fund gave out over 100 grants, supporting 4,600 people. We supported local community partners to form panels and make funding decisions, giving support to projects right across the city from Portslade to Bevendean, Whitehawk to Hollingbury, and beneficiaries included art clubs, community gardens,  self-defense classes, shopping trollies for food banks, … Read more

Volunteer’s Week 2021 – THANK YOU CLARE

Today we’re celebrating our volunteer Clare Abdel-Basit. Clare has been working as a volunteer for TDC since January 2021 and her time with us got off to a dramatic starts as Clare, a former midwife, found herself as an advocate supporting a woman to give birth, 12 years after she last worked in a hospital. … Read more

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