For the last 3 years EDP Swanage have been partnering with the organisers of the Purbeck Marathon with peer mentors and volunteers giving their time to help marshal the race. Read about Malcolm and Jacky’s experience of being involved. “On Sunday 17th September, I volunteered once again at the Purbeck Marathon. The Purbeck Marathon takes […]
Last month we partnered with Ripple Effect to host the Devon Wellbeing and Recovery Fair at Politmore House. It was a great day showcasing many of the organisations offering support for people wanting to improve their health and wellbeing.
Volunteers from our Hidden Gems project ‘Beyond November’, Bryan and Steve, recently were invited to support the Royal British Legion (RBL) in Devon at an exciting event for the organisation. They attended the formal signing of an Affiliation agreement between the RBL and Bickleigh Royal Marine Stable. Both Bryan and Steve were extremely proud to […]
Our Central Services Office Phone lines is up and working again. If you need to contact us you can do so on 01392 666 710.
We are holding Exeter’s first Morning SoberRave, in partnership with Active Devon, on Friday 22nd September at 8am at Exeter Phoenix. Find out more on our Morning SoberRave page.
Our exciting Hidden Gems programme in Exeter continues to support people towards and into employment – here is a quick update of all it’s latest news: Making Hidden Gems accessible One of our new participants has a dog which couldn’t be left at home and so the Hidden Gems participants located a covered area at […]
Amanda Sheriff, EDP’s Volunteer Coordinator for the Clinks Good Prison Project at HMP Exeter and HMP Dartmoor, shares 5 ways of how she put service user engagement at the heart of the support information event at HMP Dartmoor. One year ago today I was sat at my desk in the substance misuse department in HMP […]
Chris, a service user and talented artist, leads our ‘Lets Get Crafty’ group. With so much information on display for clients, and so many noticeboards, we wondered whether the most important messages each week were getting through. We decided to dedicate one noticeboard to the key themes of the week or month and set the […]
In partnership with Ripple Effect, we are running a ‘Wellbeing and Recovery fair’ at Poltimore House (EX4 0AU) on Thursday 14th September from 10:30 am to 3pm. Come and enjoy Relaxation/ Meditation, Drama, Jewellery making, Laughter yoga and Indian Head Message workshops with free admission, live music and a free BBQ. There will be a […]
Amanda Sheriff, Voluntary Sector Coordinator of the Good Prison project, is organising a number of events designed to support Voluntary Sector organisations in the South West who work with offenders.