Sport in Mind
Sport in Mind is an acclaimed independent mental health charity (unaffiliated to Mind) that will provide our participants with fun, weekly drop-in sport and physical activity sessions. The sessions are for people experiencing mental health problems and are available all year round.
Berkshire West Your Way
Berkshire West Your Way provides one to one support, peer support, and a range of social activities. If you live in Reading, Wokingham or West Berks, Your Way could be for you.
Graft Thames Valley
Graft Thames Valley is a small but dynamic charity that aims to eradicate barriers to employment for disabled or disadvantaged people struggling to find a job. Their individualised training and “end-to-end” support is designed to create a programme designed entirely around the clients needs and ability. Their services are all entirely free.
The Earley CResCent Resource Centre
The Earley CResCent Community Association is a welcoming voluntary organisation, which provides access to high quality facilities including: Training, Information / Helpdesk, Room Hire and a Coffee Bar. Training courses cover Employability, IT and Computing, Art, Family Learning, and the Voluntary and Community Sector.
Autism Berkshire aim to provide a comprehensive information and advice service on all matters affecting the rights of a child or an adult with autism, and autism related problems including Asperger Syndrome and challenging behaviour. This includes State Benefits, Health & Social Services issues, education, respite care and leisure opportunities.
Depression Xpression is a peer-led social support group for anyone who may be feeling anxious, sad, isolated or depressed. The group is open to all, and is confidential and non-judgmental. You do not need to be referred by anyone.
The second Monday of each month: RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading 7.30pm to 9pm.
The first Wednesday of each month, 7pm at the Salvation Army, Sturges Road, Wokingham.
The last Wednesday of each month: 7.30pm. At IRiS, 4 Waylen Street, Reading.
Counselling Directory is an organisation brought to you by people with lived experience of mental health challenges, who want to make the process of accessing talking therapies much easier.
They offer a directory of local counsellors and therapists, and there is a large amount of helpful information to support you in your wellbeing and understanding what type of therapy might benefit you on their website too.
Support U is a Reading based charity run by a dedicated team of volunteers specialising in supporting the LGBT+ community on a wide range of issues. They provide help and support through their website, telephone helpline and face-to-face sessions.
Telephone Helpline: 0118-321-9111.