Wellbeing day helps relieve stress for Brighton YMCA residents

For the past two years, Brighton YMCA residents have been benefitting from regular Wellbeing days organised at William Collier House. Experienced health practitioners offer Reiki, reflexology, hand and face massages, acupuncture, NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), yoga and Tai-Chi to mention just a few. Charities and businesses such as Pathways to Health, Anahata […]

Barbecue organised by YMCA volunteers raises money for the Rainbow Fund

This summer, volunteers from several Brighton YMCA projects decided to organise barbecues as an opportunity to wind down, but also whilst raising money for valuable causes and involving other charities important to the community and connecting with ex-residents. George Williams Mews’ late autumn barbecue saw the 25 attendees preparing food and setting up the barbecue […]

Our clients’ visit to the Cascade Café

This summer some of George Williams Centre’s clients visited the recently inaugurated Cascade Café. The café aims to provide a safe, supportive and relaxed environment for people in recovery. During the visit, everyone could talk about their own experience with drugs and alcohol and meet the café organisers. The Cascade Café is at 24 Baker […]

Mayor praises George Williams Centre’s holistic approach

George Williams Centre welcomed the Mayor of Brighton and Hove earlier this year. The Mayor praised the holistic approach to client support at George Williams Centre: from the high standard of Band 2 and Band 3 accommodation, to the life skills and therapeutic activities provided by the Centre. Tea, coffee and cake followed the piano […]