Strength in Mind Therapeutic Services CIC
Funding was secured to offer direct psychotherapy to vulnerable children and adults within the Broxbouurne Commmunity and early intervention group work suupporting stuudents with their mental health and wellbeing.
Police and Crime Commissioner – Community safety grant
Strength in Mind has been commissioned to deliver group work relating to child explotiation and grooming in secondary school settings
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) provided us funding for ten job placement to support young people to develop new skills and to help them move into sustained employment after they have completed their Kickstart-funded job. Three of the candiadtes scuured contracts of work
Strength in Mind was commissioned in 2019 to offer a mobile counselling provision in the 40+ schools supported within the Partnership of the DSPL4. This provision is to offer high-level mental health support to students with tier 3 needs and has now been extended to 2021.
DSPL4 is responsible for delivering the priorities of Hertfordshire’s SEND strategy 2018-23 in the Borough of Broxbourne, developed to address the outcomes of the LA SEND inspection, at a local level. In addition, we respond to local need through analysis of local and county data.
CASH FOR KIDS
Strength in Mind received funding from the ‘Cash for Kids’ to support vulnerable students during the March 2020 lockdown, helping to decrease the pressure on our families, supporting their emotional well-being and mental health
EAST AND NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE CCG
Strength in Mind has been commissioned to deliver a bespoke resilience training programme, to schools in Hertfordshire. The programme was written by Lesley Cole and Nicola Casey, and it is an early intervention CBT/Resilience training programme for teachers to use with students from the age of 5 – 16.
HERTFORDSHIRE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Strength in Mind has been commissioned to deliver group work and 1:1 direct counselling to student struggling with their mental health and emotional well-being.
We have also received funding to deliver 1:1 counselling to adults, and groups addressing emotional well-being and mental health.
Strength in Mind has worked in partnership with the Salvation Army for over 6 years on a community Christmas Appeal. This year the Salvation Army helped us to support 270 children with Christmas Sack of presents and helped us with donations to offer over £4,000.00 of funding for Electric and Gas, and fresh food for a festive meal.
The Ollie foundation-funded our FLASH Course in St. Albans, supporting parents and carers of C & YP living with self-harm
Strength in Mind has had the privilege to work in partnership with the StEPs CIC organisation on many programmes and projects, relating to the emotional well-being and mental health of our children and young people in Hertfordshire.
Steps is an award-winning not-for-profit community interest company and we offer a range of services throughout Hertfordshire and beyond. Their aims are to work with families who are vulnerable and in need of advice, help , and support through more chaotic and troubling times. This can be for a variety of reasons from anti-social behaviour, drug and alcohol issues, domestic abuse or behavioural challenges. We also work with children with SEND (Special Educational Needs or Disabilities)
Strength in Mind and the Hertfordshire community have benefited from a grant received from the Greggs Community Foundation. This has enabled us to financial help many children and young people with purchasing schools uniform and essential schools items.
Tracy Lynch heads up the team as our Foundation Manager. Tracy has over 20 years of retail experience with Greggs Plc but has always been involved and supported the Foundation, so is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to lead the team.
We really could not offer the support we do without you all