We are widening the scope of our activities to embrace a broader range of people.
We want to share thinking on what makes for wellbeing and how to achieve it. We have started to encourage people to set up small Circles of Support close to where they live and to think about how they can do things together for mutual benefit. We are working closely with the borough’s Community Social Work team and the emerging “Sutton Wellbeing Network”. This will enable us to strengthen links with other groups. This work is an opportunity for everyone – not just for people who have experienced mental distress.
Belmont Connect (formerly known as Sutton Drop-in or Belmont drop-in) is for people who experience mental health issues, who live independently in the London Borough of Sutton.
It is a place to socialise, find friendship and support in a friendly, relaxed and unstructured atmosphere. No formal referrals are required to become a member of Belmont Connect.
There is a trained and supportive staff team, including volunteers. We have art and craft activities plus occasional trips and walks.
There are activities every afternoon. These include arts & crafts, creative, drama workshop, music and Mindfulness. There are also games available at Belmont Connect such as: bingo, pool, table tennis, scrabble, chess and draughts. Daily newspapers are also available for all members.
There is no obligation to participate in any activities – members are free to do as much or as little as they like.
We are open on:
Mondays 10:30am - 3:00pm,
Tuesdays Thursdays 10: 00am -3:00pm.
On these days a freshly cooked meal is served at a very reasonable cost. Tea, coffee, and squash are also available.
“Fish Shop Friday” 10:30am -2:30pm. Here we serve fish/ sausage and chips.
(A vegetarian option is available every day)
Sundays (Member- Led)
The drop-in is now held here at Belmont, from 11:30am - 2:30pm.
A set cooked breakfast is available to order before 1:00pm. Hot and cold drinks and snacks are also available. There are games, music, and newspapers available. It is a relaxed atmosphere for people to socialise.
To find out more information about Belmont Connect, or to make an appointment to see an Intentional Peer Support Worker, please call: (020)8770-0172
NEWS & EVENTS
We have now finished the Intentional Peer Support course 2019.
Congratulations to our new Peer Suport Workers, welcome to our team.