Bridging the Gap – Guide to Local Mental Health Help and Services

A refreshed guide has been produced by Ruils to help residents in Richmond upon Thames to access support and services for mental health and wellbeing.

Bridging the Gap offers information on self-help and local and national organisations that offer assistance to anyone in need.

It is divided into a wide range of sections including families, carers, veterans, young people, and a variety of both physical and mental issues.

Download the guide by clicking on the title below.

Bridging the Gap – A Guide to Mental Health and Services Available in Richmond upon Thames

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: The Wakeham Trust – apply at any time

The Wakeham Trust offers small grants to micro-scale community projects that may find it hard to appeal to larger and more formal funding bodies.

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Heritage Compass Business Support Programme – apply by 30 June 2021

Heritage Compass is supporting the heritage sector to develop essential skills in business planning, audience development, leadership and change management. 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Centre Administrator, Elleray Hall – apply by 28 June 2021

Salary: £17,503 per annum (actual) / 30 hours per week

Elleray Hall, a much-valued service for adults, is looking for a new Centre Administrator.

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FUNDING: Stuart Halbert Foundation- apply at any time

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to UK registered charities and other charitable organisations for projects that support disadvantaged people, animal welfare, the Armed Forces or the local community.

Find out more at Stuart Halbert Trust website.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Carer Support Worker, Homelink – apply by 18 June 2021

Salary: £19,565 per annum pro rata / 10 hours per week

Homelink’s carer support service is expanding – could you be their new carer support worker?

Homelink is a friendly day respite service based in Twickenham, providing day care for local people to give carers a regular break from their caring role. 

This role is for a self-motivated and reliable individual to assist the Carer Support Coordinator with the organisation and administration of support groups for carers of people with dementia. 

Applicants must understand the issues facing carers and older people, particularly in relation to dementia and have excellent communication skills and a positive approach to teamwork. 

The closing date for applications is 18 June 2021.

Interviews are planned for 23 June 2021.

The proposed start date for the role is August 2021.

For a full application pack, click here.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Director, LVA Trust – apply by 25 June 2021

Salary: £35,000 per annum / 4 days per week

LVA Trust is looking for a new Director to lead the organisation to the next level.  

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FUNDING: Together Fund – apply by 14 June 2021

Virgin Media O2 has launched a £500,000 fund to supercharge local charities across the UK.

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FUNDING: Tampon Tax – apply by 4 July 2021

The final round of this fund is open for applications that focus on violence against women and girls or the fund’s general programme.

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FUNDING: The Black Fund – apply by 30 June 2021

Are you involved with a small, UK-based charity that aims to tackle racism or support the black community in some way?

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