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 Vital 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

Welcome to Volunteer’s Week 2021

  It’s Volunteer’s Week and all week TDC will be celebrating the work of volunteers who do so much to support communities in Brighton and Hove. Over the last 12 months volunteers have been more essential than ever with hundred of new volunteers and mutual aid groups joining forces with local community hubs to develop … Read more

Communities Tackling Covid

Our communities in Brighton and Hove have done some amazing things to support each other through this extremely challenging year of the Covid-19 pandemic. To showcase some of their amazing achievements TDC has made a series of films with Big Egg Films to investigate how our communities have responded to the ongoing challenges of Covid-19 … Read more

TDC’s Youth Team Deliver 59 Food and Warmth Hampers Across the City

Lockdown has been a real struggle for a lot of people, especially when it comes to financial difficulties. Over the last couple of months, our TDC Youth Team have planned, packed and delivered Food and Warmth Hampers to 59 young people and their families across the city The team preparing to pack the hampers Packed … Read more

New Short Film Explains Sussex Violence Reduction Partnership

The Sussex Violence Reduction Partnership (Sussex VRP) is an innovative partnership tackling the root causes of serious violent crime in Sussex to protect young people and make our communities safer. TDC is one of the Partnership Projects for this initiative working with young people. Our Youth Work Director features in this new film explaining more about … Read more

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