Kindred Minds Buddy Scheme – Call for Volunteers

A chaperone service for people with mental health problems needing moral/emotional support to attend DWP appointments, assessments, etc. I’m wearing two hats as I write this post. Firstly, as a Wellpool blogger and team member. And secondly, as Activity Coordinator for Kindred Minds. I learned yesterday that Advocacy Works is…

PSS Dutch Barn Grand Opening

Today saw the fruition of a fantastic joint project in the form of the official opening of PSS’s Dutch Barn in Garston. It is a great location also labelled during the project as the ‘wellbeing barn’. And it certainly is that. Apart from the odd Liverpool – London train passing…

Kindred Minds’ Summer Fete

Kindred Minds had their Summer Fete on Friday, 10th August. And of course, after weeks of heatwave, you say ‘Summer Fete’ and rain is guaranteed. BUT, it was still a lot of fun! There was a great stall selling arts, crafts and plants. All the items were made or grown…

Good news for the end of the year

The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium were one of the local organisations that had a major cut in their funding this year. The charity is the organisation behind the annual mental health festival in October and Mad Pride that have been reported on WellPool previously. Great news is that they have…

Liverpool Mental Health Festival 2017

A fab festival which was open to all, individuals and families alike.   There were many events over the two weeks in approximately 40 venues, starting with a Comedy Night at 81 Renshaw Street on Sunday, 1 October, a really good event that had us all laughing in the aisles, with…

Informal Training Session – Audio Skills

The second of our informal skills training session will be on Monday, 2 October 2017 at Liverpool Central Library. We will be looking at recording skills and tips, as well as editing skills. We’ll look at using ‘Audacity’ on computers, Lexis Audio Editor on Android, and discussing what to look…

FREELANCE SESSIONAL ACTIVITY CO-ORDINATOR  WITH KINDRED MINDS

The charity has the following opportunity. For full details and an application pack please email Denise Bernard – Development Worker at kindredmindsliverpool@gmail.com  Position:    Sessional Activity Co-ordinator  Fee: £10 per hr. x 9 hrs. average per wk. over 2 days. The periods are: 16th Oct 17 – 15th Dec 17 (9…

Informal Training Session – Photography Skills

Next week – please register if you want to come along!

Kindred Minds Office Warming

This is an open invitation to Kindred Minds’ new office and a great opportunity to meet the team who have pushed for Wellpool’s set up, maintenance and progress. Do come along and say hello, bring a friend or two.

Granby Street Market – Creating Well-Being for a Community.

If you’re at a loose end tomorrow (Saturday, 5th August 2017), and you are in the South Liverpool area, why not have a look at Granby Street Market. It’s a great example of how a community pulls together and creates a monthly event for the people and by the people….

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