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East West Organization

East West Organization offers a unique choice of holistic interventions for the prevention, treatment and recovery from addictions and attachments. The charity provide a range of educational and preventative services for children and adults including meditation and mindfulness practical workshops to help deal with relapsing conditions, such as stress, anxiety, anger, low self -esteem, pain and depression which can often lead to alcohol, illicit drug and medication dependency. We also provide individual and family counselling.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Mike Sarson
Contact Position
0118 962 3332

Where to go

East West Organization
Church House
59 Church Street

Free parking available next door in Waitrose carpark.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Saturday (by appointment only)
Time of day
Session Information
All sessions must be booked and agreed in advance

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Costs are on a sliding scale depending on which service is required and circumstances. This includes reductions for the unemployed and people on low incomes.


Referral required
Referral Details

Self referrals accepted

Other notes

East West Organization has been providing workshops in Berkshire for over 15 years at a number of schools and community centres with very positive outcomes. We have worked with young people in both mainstream and specialist educational settings.

Local Offer

Contact Name
Mike Sarson
Contact Telephone
0118 962 3332
Contact Email
East West Kids Connect
East West Detox
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
SEN Provision Type

General Provider Response

Is your service accessible?
Our premises are accessible for wheelchair users or those with mobility difficulties.
What are the eligibility criteria for your service?
We are able to carry out independent assessments of need to determine suitability if required.
How are referrals/applications made to your service?
Self Referrals are accepted following completion of an application form and interview.
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services?
We respond within 3 working days following receipt of completed referral forms.
Details of charges
Children's Meditation Workshops £6 per session.
Feedback and complaints procedure
We have a Feedback & Complaints Procedure
How will I know my child will be safe using this service?
We have a Children’s Safeguarding policy and all our staff are Enhanced CRB checked.


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