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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 (22 articles)

Age UK Berkshire's Virtual Cafe

The Café will be on Zoom on 28th January, at 10:00 am.   To book or for more information, please email sabita.burke@ageukberkshire.org.uk. You can also request an information sheet explaining how to use Zoom

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 : January 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 the…

Children's Mental Health Week 1st to 7th February 2021

From 1-7 February 2021 schools, youth groups, organisations and individuals across the UK will take part in Children’s Mental Health Week. This year's theme is " Expressing Yourself" "Expressing Yourself is about finding ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through creativity. This could be through art, music,…

What is social prescribing and is it for you?

Social Prescribing service to work with GP surgeries across Reading. Social Prescribing might be for you if you are: Feeling lonely or looking for more social contact. Wanting to improve your physical health through exercise or healthy eating. Lacking confidence. Needing some practical support and…

virtual Yoga Sessions

        Every week on Sun, until Jan 31, 2021, 7 occurrence(s)         Dec 20, 2020 05:00 PM         Dec 27, 2020 05:00 PM         Jan 3, 2021 05:00 PM        …

New Year New Career- Every Tuesday in January

‘New Year New Career’ Many people use the start of a New Year to kick start their career, go for promotions or embark on a new career journey. This webinar will cover where the jobs are now, which sectors are expanding and what skills are…

Winter Wellness Campaign 2020-21 - Talkback

Watch this short video from Sue at Talkback. Sue is telling us what is Talkback and what are the services they offer to support those with autism or with a learning disability, their families and carers. Sue is also explaining how Talkback has been helping…

Street Support Guide Winter 2020/21

The latest Street Support guide for Winter 2021/21 is now available at www.streetsupport.net/reading/ You will also be able to have access to an interactive map of the services available around the town. If you are worried about someone you’ve seen sleeping rough in Reading, you can…

Thames Water Priority Services - extra care service available

Did you know that we offer a free service that provides extra care and support to those who need it most? Our priority services register is available to many people and may just be the help you or someone you care for needs. Proactive support…

Stay well and warm this winter

With the cold winter nights now drawing in we are encouraging everyone to take a number of steps to stay well over the winter period. We know that the coming weeks will be a difficult time for many of us in our town.  Winter can…