Volunteering at TDC

by Nichola Dixon, volunteer on our Department of Health volunteering project I wanted to be part of this volunteering project at the Trust for Developing Communities (TDC) because I was interested in working with the black and minority ethnic (BME) communities with the purpose of increasing awareness about mental health and wellbeing. I am a … Read more

The Hollingdean Women’s ESOL Group

Local Hollingdean resident Cicely Lloyd, a very experienced English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher and new TDC team member on our MESH programme, has set up a project to promote well-being and friendship through English language learning for women in Hollingdean. Cicely said: “There is a need for a local women-only group, which … Read more

Ageing Well in Brighton & Hove

Ageing Well Brighton & Hove

We are thrilled to be part of the new Ageing Well commission, led by Impact Initiatives, which will deliver joined-up services for older people across the city starting this month. We’re looking forward to being part of this great partnership and bringing our successful older people’s work to new areas of Brighton and Hove. A … Read more

BME Wellbeing Fair 2019

Here is a full list of the organisations at our 2019 Wellbeing Fair, find them on twitter here: • The Trust for Developing Communities - (MESH and Social Prescribing) • Sussex Interpreting Services • Southdown • Mind in Brighton and Hove • Brighton Housing Trust • Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service • Mindout • Changes Ahead • Synergy Creative Community • Diabetes UK • BMECP Centre • The Chattri Memorial Group • LGBT Switchboard • Brighton and Hove Buses • Voices in Exile • • Bahá'is of Brighton and Hove • BeeZee Bodies • Healthy Lifestyles Team, Brighton and Hove City Council • The Hangleton & Knoll Project • Macmillan Horizon Centre • Possability People • Martlets Hospice in Hove • Oral Health • Brighton and Hove Sexual Health and Contraception • Impetus Brighton and Hove • YMCA Right Here • Healthwatch Brighton and Hove • RISE • Albion in the Community • Terrence Higgins Trust • Communities, Equality and Third Sector Team, BHCC • Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group • Transport Planner • Welfare Rights Team • BHCCCommunity Safety Casework Team, anti-social behaviour (ASB) • Impact Initiatives • Amaze • East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service • The Carers Centre/Carers Hub.

Our annual BME Wellbeing Fair took place this year on Tuesday 2nd April. The event was a chance for people to connect with and learn about some of the services available across Brighton & Hove to help improve health and wellbeing. We worked in partnership with Brighton & Hove City Council, The Hangleton & Knoll … Read more

Community learning event at Moulsecoomb Hall

On 21st March 2019 at Moulsecoomb Hall TDC brought together Varndean college, Fabrica, The Workers Educational Association (WEA), the Friends Centre with a number of local community groups to offer tasters and information on community learning available in Moulsecoomb & Bevendean. Many of these providers had been operating from The Bridge before it closed and this … Read more

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