Washington Mind is a membership organisation and by becoming a member you will be a Friend of Washington Mind. We are always looking for new people to join us and help us to shape our organisation.
Friends of Washington Mind
By becoming a Friend of Washington Mind you will:
- Support our work and help to shape the future direction of the organisation
- Receive regular information about organisational events and updates
- Subscribe to our newsletter
- Be able to vote at our Annual General Meetings
- Attend bi-monthly Friends of Washington Mind Meetings
We welcome memberships from:
- Service Users
- Friends and family members of our service users
- Individuals from the community
Anyone can become a Friend of Washington Mind!
Our Friends of Washington Mind regularly help us to develop our services by providing us with feedback and suggestions. Here are a few of the suggestions our Friends of Washington Mind have recently said and the changes we have made:
|Schools didn’t understand grief||We updated our Grief Training for professionals working with young people and started to deliver this to schools.|
|You wanted to get involved in a market for young people’s small businesses||We began working with Sunderland Teenage Market to provide a platform for young entrepreneurs.|
|You wanted more trips to be available||We started running trips to places you wanted to visit; Tyneside Cinema, South Shields Market, Ikea and the Beach|
|You wanted to access therapeutic groups||We began delivering a number of therapeutic groups including; Mum’s Matter, Steps to Recovery, Managing Anxiety, Improving Self-Esteem and Managing Depression and Low Mood.|
What are Friends of Washington Mind meetings?
Our Friends of Washington Mind meetings give you an opportunity to find out what Washington Mind have going on at the minute and what we have coming up in the future. We also invite other local professionals to join us to discuss what they have on offer. The meetings provide a space where we can find out what you want to see from our services and listen to your questions.
The meetings take place at: The Life House, Grasmere Terrace, Columbia, Washington, NE38 7LP.
All are welcome!
- Wednesday 18th January at 11am
- Thursday 23rd March at 1pm
- Friday 19th May at 11am
- Tuesday 25th July at 1pm
- Wednesday 27th September at 11am
- Thursday 30th November at 1pm
Dates may vary for more information on the meetings please call Washington Mind on: 0191 417 8043 or email us at:
We look forward to seeing you there!