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Borderland Voices

Contact details

Phone

01538 528708

Email

Website

http://www.borderlandvoices.org.uk

What this organisation does

Pioneering and award winning group which: Supports the health and mental well-being of participants in the Moorlands via enjoyable arts activities in varied forms (sessions are free as needed but small donations welcome to offset costs); Employs local, professional artist facilitators; Encourages socialisation and support among participants, irrespective of any mental health diagnosis, to alleviate loneliness and combat the stigma associated with mental health issues; Combats stigma via displays, exhibitions, public events, publications, media coverage etc.; Engages in other community arts events, funds permitting; Networks widely with other local arts and mental health organisations, statutory and voluntary.

More information

Geographical areas covered

Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke-on-Trent

Services provided

Older People Services, Health / Social Welfare, Other, Advice / Information / Advocacy / Legal

Mental wellbeing

Target groups

Adults 26 - 49, Adults 50 - 64, Adults 65+, People suffering from mental distress, People living in rural areas, People with a physical disability, Carers, Unemployed