Charities

Coast West Sussex Mind are an independent local mental health charity operating in West Sussex.

Their work is driven by the needs and experiences of people with a mental health problem and they provide information and support to anyone experiencing mental health issues and campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. 

Their innovative services develop mental well-being, resilience and recovery. Working with young people, adults, older adults, carers and families their intention is for people have control of their lives and be as independent as possible. 

The support and advice Coastal West Sussex Mind offer aims to improve people's physical and mental well-being,-esteem and confidence and promote strong relationships with family, friends and comm strengthen self unities. 

They also help people get into education, training or work and achieve their personal and social goals. 

Raising awareness about mental health is a priority and so they work actively in their communities to encourage understanding and to tackle the stigma and discrimination which continues to affect the lives of people with mental health problems. 

This is done by running events and activities and providing training.Their experts provide specialist training to professionals such as those in education, GP practices, leisure centres and emergency services as well as bespoke training to staff in other organisations and companies.

Coastal West Sussex Mind are an independent charity and receive no funding from the National Mind charity.

Your donations support their work across West Sussex.

For more information please visit their informative website www.coastalwestsussexmind.org

Allsorts is a project supporting and empowering children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

They raise awareness, promote inclusion and facilitate safer and more supportive environments for LGBTU children and young people and challenge prejudice and discrimination in all areas of young people’s lives. 

They also: Support children and young people who are LGBTU through group work and emotional support with knowledgeable, friendly and supportive LGBT youth workers.

Provide LGBTU awareness training for professionals & agencies working with children and young people.

Provide activities for LGBTU children and young people to develop friendships and have fun.

Deliver homophobia, biphobia and transphobia awareness and anti-bullying workshops for children and young people in schools, colleges and youth organisationsProvide resources and educational materials relating to LGBTU children, young people and their well-being

To find out more about Allsorts Youth Project please visit their website www.allsortsyouth.org.uk