Peer support programme

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Peer support programme for long-term health conditions

Hackney CVS is running the Peer Support Grants programme, funded by, and in partnership with City & Hackney CCG.

Peer Support Grants

The Peer Support grants programme aims to:

  • support residents with long term conditions manage their health;
  • assess if community led and culturally specific approaches to supporting residents to manage their health conditions have good outcomes;
  • support small and black and ethnic minority led organisations develop a body of evidence for the work they do.

Peer support creative workshops

Creative Lifestyle

Are you a BAME woman struggling to understand and develop coping strategies to deal with your mental/emotional health?

Come and learn how to use mindfulness and other creative weekly relaxation techniques. Create and share some craft items with like-minded people.

Venue: Morningside Community Centre, Cresset Rd, London, E9 6SJ
Date: Monday 7 January – Monday 1 April

Read more here.

Access All Areas

Spring back. Use drama skills to build resilience. Understand how we manage difficult situations.

Venue: 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, London, E9 6JQ
Date: Thursdays from 17 January – 28 March

Read more here.


Evaluation report

Read the evaluation of the programme in 2015 – 2018 here here.


NHS Apps Library

Find digital tools to help you manage and improve your health here.