We are a voluntary peer led organisation whose aim it is to use sport as a medium to connect the community and reduce isolation. We aim to improve the 4 elements of wellbeing , social , emotional, physical and mental, by meeting up regularly for some fun, friendly football.
Each week we play on a 6 a side pitch, in a safe place where adults from different backgrounds can come together and forget about their problems whilst playing the beautiful game.
In July 2019, our football project began in West London, to help adults with mental health issues and substance misuse . At our first session 7 people attended however thanks to our popularity and dedication, we have grown and now have over 75 people engaging in our service.
We have developed several partnerships with other organisations within the borough who are also supporting adults with their continued recovery.
In Autumn 2019 after a joint meeting in St Charles Hospital Mental Health Unit in North Kensington, we developed a partnership with CNWL FT called " One Community " which enabled adults in the hospital to be escorted on a Saturday to attend our session with the help of dedicated NHS Staff.
This holistic approach also allows staff to enjoy a game of football and build relations with team mates in a safe non judgmental environment.
After individuals are discharged from the hospital they can continue to attend our football sessions and get signposted to other activities and wellbeing services in the borough.
Emotional , physical , mental and social skills can be developed through exercise and positive communication.
An opportunity to get out and enjoy football with like minded people.
Make new friends with people from various background and cultures . We have a diverse team and all newcomers are warmly welcomed.
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