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Closer to Home: activities and services in community venues

Wellbeing and Job Seeking Support Event on Tuesday 22 September

This month we will be holding a Closer to Home event focused on offering physical and mental wellbeing, job seeking and back to work support.

The event takes place at the Library Halkett Place, St Helier, on Tuesday 22 September between 6pm and 8pm.

It’s free to attend and you'll find information, support and guidance from the following services.

For wellbeing support

For job seeking and back to work support

The Listening Lounge

Customer and Local Services, including Back to Work, Income Support, Pensions and Long Term Care

The Salvation ArmyJersey Employment Trust (JET)
Jersey Recovery College Skills Jersey
MIND JerseyCitizens Advice Jersey
Liberate Christians Against Poverty Jersey

Jersey Alzheimer's

 

Highlands College - Adult and Community Education

Move More Jersey 

 Fit4Life - community physiotherapy for long term conditions

 

Call&Check 

Liberty Bus

St John’s Ambulance – Carers’ Support

Help2Quit stop smoking service

​Respiratory Nursing team

There will be workshops and presentations running throughout:

• ‘Lockdown Stories’ - Mind Jersey will be showing a short film of people sharing their experiences of mental health during lockdown

• ‘Interview Skills’ - workshops will be running at 6pm and 7pm. To enquire about these sessions email: readyforwork@gov.je

About Closer to Home

Closer to Home is a new way of delivering activities and services in community locations to make it easier for Islanders of all ages to access them. 

A wide range of services and activities are delivered every month, catering for different ages (0 to 100), interests and needs. Examples include:

  • health checks, including baby weigh-ins and blood pressure checks for older adults
  • social activities, such as singing, dancing and pop-up cafes
  • exercise classes, such as gentle movement to circuit training
  • support and advice, including addiction support and Citizens Advice
  • craft and culture, including Library pop-ups 

Partners

Closer to Home is a partnership initiative developed by the Government of Jersey, voluntary and community organisations and the Parishes. Our list of partners is constantly evolving. Activities and services are currently being delivered by the following organisations:

Adult Social Care Team
Family Nursing and Home Care
​Liberty Bus
Age Concern Jersey
Fit4Life
Mind Jersey
Andium Homes​Health and Community ServicesNCPCC
Brighter Futures
​Help2Quit team – with local pharmacists
​Neil Hussey Heart Foundation

Brook Jersey

Jersey Alzheimer’s
​Patient Advice and Liaison Service 
Call and CheckJersey Child Care trust​Samares Pathways
​Children, Education, Young People and SkillsJersey SportSt John's Ambulance
​Citizens Advice Jersey
Jersey Stroke Association
​St Clement Community Support Team
​Community Police Officers ​Jersey Youth Service​Jersey Youth Service
​Super Smiles
Customer and Local Services​Le Squez Youth Project
​TripleP parenting
Enable Jersey
Liberate
​EyeCanLibrary Service

Contact us

If you would like to find out more about a particular activity or service, contact the partner who delivers that session.
If you are interested in becoming a partner, email closertohome@gov.je.

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