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Three more years for our Middlesbrough supported housing scheme

We’ve had our contract to provide supported housing in Middlesbrough extended for another three years. Our North Ormesby Road scheme provides one to one support, helping people to identify their own goals to empower them to achieve a better, more meaningful lifestyle via their chosen recovery Journey. Support may include : daily living skills such as paying […]

Eclipse Barnet celebrates a successful first year

Eclipse Barnet recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Providing support to approximately 155 transitioned service users and 176 new service users, the service has already achieved a great deal since its transition from RF Barnet and Mind in Barnet to become the new look Eclipse. The scheme offers a wide range of courses, including confidence building and […]

Building work starts on our new Southend supported living scheme

The diggers have moved on site to start building work on our new supported living scheme in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. The £4.8m development, supported by investment from the Homes and Communities Agency, will include 33 self-contained flats more specialised facilities, as well as one wheelchair standard apartment, communal areas for residents, office space and staff accommodation. […]

New non-executive director joins Richmond Fellowship

We’ve appointed Peter Molyneux as a non-executive director on our Board Peter has considerable experience leading organisations in the health, social care and housing sectors and has undertaken projects for a number of organisations including the Tenant Services Authority, the Welsh Assembly Government and the Department of Health (in England). He is currently chair at […]

New non executive director joins Richmond Fellowship Board

We’ve appointed a new non executive director to join RF’s Board. Tansi Harper also becomes the new chair of CAN, our substance misuse subsidiary in Northamptonshire. Tansi’s career was in education. She has been principal of a Leicestershire community college and a college for profoundly disabled young people. She has experience working in leadership roles […]

Solent Recovery College holds inaugural presentation ceremony

​Friday 28th February was the inaugural certificate presentation ceremony of Solent Recovery College (SRC). SRC began offering 13 recovery-focused courses in September 2013 and 145 students have successfully completed courses. The event took place at the Highbury College Campus in Portsmouth and was attended by Professor Geoff Shepherd, Senior Policy Adviser of the Recovery Programme […]

Eamont Terrace gets its contract extended

Eamont Terrace – Richmond Fellowship’s 24-hour supported housing scheme in Hartlepool – has had its contract extended for a further two years. This follows a recent service review process and QAF review, in which the service was awarded a Grade A rating. Well done to all the staff at Eamont Terrace who have worked incredibly hard over […]

Richmond Fellowship signs up to Time to Change mental health anti-stigma pledge

Richmond Fellowship has joined the growing number of organisations committing to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems by signing a pledge with national campaign Time to Change. The pledge-signing ceremony took place at our annual national managers conference this week, where our chief executive and chair pledged our […]

ENRICH achievement awards winners

Richmond Fellowship’s annual ENRICH achievement awards winners have been announced. This year we received over 100 fantastic nominations and the standard was higher than ever. The judging panel enjoyed hearing about the incredible work individual services were doing to make recovery a reality and in our Hope category, we heard first hand from people using our […]

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