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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Latest News (20 articles)

Brain Odysseys Reading starting again in May - for people living with the effects of brain injury or stroke

Brain Odysseys Sessions are resuming from 26th May at South Street Arts Centre, Reading RG1 4QU The sessions will run every week at South Street Arts Centre Reading on Wednesdays at 2pm from Wednesday 26th May. sessions are weekly and free.  The project will be running…

Green Health Thames Valley Project - mental wellbeing from nature

Green Health Thames Valley Project are working with members of the community who have experience of mental health challenges, or who are recovering from or at risk of mental health difficulties, social isolation and socio-economic exclusion. They help people to manage their condition, gain new…

Dying Matters Week - 10 - 16 May 2021

Dying Matters Awareness Week is running from 10 - 16 May 2021. Some events have been organised in our region - please feel free to join them and share with your contacts: Reading crematorium have open sessions on Wednesday May 12th - limited places https://www.dyingmatters.org/event/reading-crematorium-and-henley-road-cemetery-open-morning…

Mental Health Awareness Week (10th - 16th May 2021) - with Compass Recovery College

To welcome Mental Health Awareness Week that runs from 10th – 16th May 2021, Compass are running a week full of incredible FREE courses to help support your mental health with the theme NATURE.  Please contact us at 0118 9373945 or compass.opportunities@reading.gov.uk The courses are:…

The Big Ask

The Big Ask is the largest ever survey of children and young people (4-17 years) in England, designed to find out what their concerns and aspirations about the future are. The Big Ask Survey is now live Children's Commissioner ~ The Big Ask Survey Find out…

Seated exercise - new classes on offer via ZOOM

You are all invited to join a new initiative aimed at helping you stay physically active and healthy. Regular chair-based exercise to promote health and prevent diseases. The exiercises will help you with muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, improving balance, physiological and psychological…

COVID-19 - local services updates and latest wellbeing newsletter

Latest: National lockdown information and guidance  Latest edition of the Wellbeing newsletter: Wellbeing Newsletter Covid-19 : April 2021 edition Sign up to the Wellbeing Newsletter Services listed on the Reading Services Some of the organisations listed on here have posted service updates in response to…

Reading Voluntary Action - Census Support Service

Reading Voluntary Action (RVA) are offering a pre-booked face-to-face census support service by appointment at Reading Central Library or telephone appointment to help customers complete the census.  It includes support for completing the census for customers over the phone if they don't have internet access. The…

Compass Recovery College - Spring Term Course Schedule April-July 2021

Compass Recovery College continues to run FREE mental health and wellbeing courses for all. Aside from running outdoor sessions, Compass Recovery College continues to run most of theircourses online on Zoom or Teams. They will continue to assess the situation, and start to bring in…

Flu Campaign 2020

Protect yourself and your family from flu this winter. Flu is a highly contagious and unpredictable virus that can be unpleasant for generally healthy people, but can cause severe illness and even death among vulnerable groups including the very young, older people, pregnant women and…