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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 (18 articles)

Your Health - June 2021 newsletter from the Berkshire West Integrated Care Parternship

A special edition of 'Your Health' brings to the spotlight the way primary care has changed during Covid and the new ways of working in local surgeries and Primary Care Networks (PCNs).  Click on the link below to view the newsletter Your Health - June…

WRAP for Carers - from 14 June to 5 July (Compass Recovery College)

WRAP stands for Wellness Recovery Action Plan.  It is aprevention and wellness process that anyone can use to monitor their wellness and cope with challenges. The WRAP for Carers course aims at working with carers to identify and articulate their needs. The course will cover:…

Community Coffee Morning for the over 50s

Age UK Berkshire, Jamaica Society & Friends, Reading Elderly Befriending Service and SVGA Reading are organising coffee mornings every Monday for the over 50s, and would like you to invite you to attend. Where Friends Meeting House (Quakers), Church Street, Reading RG1 2SB (Accessible and friendly…

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…

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 : June 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…

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…

Coronavirus ~ Latest advice for all residents (with link to Easy Read information tab)

Where to find information National Lockdown Information from June 2021 https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home The latest government guidance.  https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Advice for households with suspected coronavirus infection.  The full guidance is available here. Surge testing in Reading Covid-19 surge testing underway in Reading - Reading Borough Council (translated leaflets available on the RBC…

Re-opening of local gardening groups

As you may know, in and around Reading we have professional groups that can provide opportunities for therapeutic gardening, community gardening, and getting into nature. The groups are re-opening their sessions and we will be highlighting each group and posting details about what they offer…