Weʼve raised £938 to Save Bank House - to continue to provide support, advice, friendship and a safe refuge for all!
- Swadlincote, United Kingdom
- Local community
- Time left
- Funded on Wednesday, 7th June 2017
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Bank House has offered a support service in Swadlincote since 1995. We have recently lost long established funding from Derbyshire County Council and the NHS. While this has been a devastating blow it has also freed us from the constraints of a statutory contract, giving us an ideal opportunity to continue and extend our project to reach more people and solve more problems.
Bank House provides numerous services for adults with a wide range of issues (including, but not limited to, mental health issues, isolation, physical health needs, sensory impairment, learning difficulties, confidence and self esteem issues, substance misuse, bereavement, homelessness, welfare needs ) in a safe, supportive, friendly, non-judgmental manner, in a fabulous purpose designed building.
We will continue to provide:-
An accessible open access drop-in service for any adult with any issues.
A friendly face and a warm welcome.
Friendly support and advice.
No waiting lists.
A wide range of interest based group activities.
One to one support and guidance.
Sports and exercise groups.
Literacy and Numeracy support.
Healthy weight management.
Basic cooking skills.
Life skills education.
Supported visits and excursions.
LGBT+ support group.
Support for those experiencing domestic violence.
Young peoples support sessions.
Support for those in the criminal justice services.
Volunteer opportunities and training for qualifications.
Work placements for students.
Support for young people leaving care services.
Breakfast and supper clubs for those who are hungry.
Laundry facilities for those without a home.
Personal care facilities for those without a home.
Fun activities with friends.
Supported signposting to other appropriate services and agencies.
Walking groups and local visits.
If Bank House has helped you or a loved one please help us to continue for many more years.
- 1 year ago
Denise Shillabeer1 year ago
Thank you to everyone who has read our story, made a donation or supported us in any way. Please continue to share our posts far and wide. THANK YOU xx
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May 9, 2017
I hope you continue to get lots of donations to reach your target - you certainly deserve it for all the support you have provided to so many people including my daughter for which I am truly grateful
Apr 25, 2017
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Apr 20, 2017
Love and gratitude x
Apr 19, 2017
Thanks for all you do to help vulnerable people in our community. I really hope we can save you, you are needed!
Apr 13, 2017
In memory of Liz Hooper 11th November1951 - 23rd March 2017
Apr 5, 2017
Donated in special memory of my Auntie Elizabeth Hooper x
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