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Members’ stories

These are true stories, submitted by our members. The first, My Secret, is about becoming a carer, and like all carers, it was not by choice!

Have you got a story to share? It may be happy, sad, or funny? You can include pictures too. If so please share it with us using Your Story Form.


Edmund’s story

About dealing with mental health and post traumatic disorder.


My Secret

Living with a secret can be very difficult


Tasha doesn’t let her disability get in her way

New friends and a gold medal


What a Difference a Dog Made

How a small dog changed my life.


 Lorna’s Story

Read Lorna’s inspiring story about her weight loss


Try being CREATIVE!

Changing my life


An Unforgettable Day

Eddie and I met the Queen


Life Change

Let me see if I can help change yours…for the better!

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Help and support over Christmas

The Surrey Coalition office/phone/text line is closed from noon on the 24th of December through to Monday 4th January 2020.  Do you need support over the Christmas period?  The Safe Havens in Surrey remain open for people in crisis to visit in person every day of the year. You can find out more information here.  […]

A Christmas poem

Please read a poem written by one of our members, Ann Blishen. Christmas 2020 Another Christmas comes around But very different we have found, No friends and family to be near With glasses full of Christmas Cheer. No happy sound of Children playing But we’ll listen to what the Queen is saying. We will of […]

There is still time left!

There is still a little bit time left to apply for one of the positions we are currently advertising: Project Coordinator Physical activity navigator If you think you are a right person don’t be shy and send your application through. Or share if you know somebody you think would be suitable.

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