EACH are reaching out to disadvantaged groups in the local community through services in the Brent borough
POSTED: 18th September 2017 04:42pm
The Open Day launched EACH’s new Harlesden based office and introduced the Brent Floating Support Service in partnership with Thames Reach. The Floating Support Service will offer housing support and assistance with benefits and independent living skills for vulnerable people in the borough.
Lakhvir Randhawa, EACH’s Chief Executive Officer said, “I am proud that we are able to extend our services through our Harlesden office, and happy to see over 100 local people come along to the Open Day. We hope to welcome many more over the coming months.”
“EACH have been providing support to local people experiencing substance misuse, domestic violence and mental health issues for more than 16 years. There is still a need to help people recover from these issues and maintain healthier lives, which is why we are reaching out to the most disadvantaged to support them and the communities they live in.”
The Mayor of Brent, Cllr Bhagwanji Chohan, officially marked the EACH Brent office opening to the public at the ribbon cutting ceremony. Mayor Chohan spoke of his passion for empowering and engaging Black and Minority Ethnic communities in the borough, a vision which is of central importance to the work EACH does across West London.
Stalls offering information on EACH’s services in the borough were extremely busy throughout the afternoon. Services and Projects involved included; Project STRIDE employment and training coaching, Ascent domestic violence service, Connect & Change mental health project, Brent Youth Offending Service, the Substance Misuse Counselling team and the Floating Support Service.
The Brent Open day also showcased local services to the public, with market stalls staffed by; Brent IAPT (Psychological Therapies), Brent Mind, Thames Reach, Westminster Kingsway College, the Stop Smoking Team, Eyecloud Opticians and Birkbeck University.
A programme of Taster Workshops ran throughout the day, giving an interactive introduction to CV skills, Mental Health group therapy, Information on Domestic Violence and Accessing University.
EACH Counselling and Support would like to thank everyone who took part and made the Open Day such a success.
If you would like more information about the services and support EACH are offering in the London Borough of Brent, please call 020 8961 8623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .