Bracken is a Community Wellbeing Service based in East Belfast, providing a wide range of progressive, tailored support and experiential learning opportunities to our members throughout East &North Belfast. We listen to what you want, but also support you to look beneath the surface and understand what you need; matching your needs to the right group or course for you. We accept you for who and where you are now; providing unique opportunities for personal development and success in reaching your goals. We value partnership working with community groups. We have provided and continue to provide a wide range of tailored groups designed and delivered to meet your specific needs and delivered at your location.
Our aim is to provide a quality service to members offering opportunities to participate in various activities and groups; individual pathways to recovery; learning and development and social interaction within a friendly environment. We work with the local community and in partnership with various agencies including local colleges and community groups to offer a wide range of services using a holistic approach. Life skills activities, active lifestyles groups, personal development, healthy eating and social networking offer a chance to promote good mental health and work towards positive well being.
• Creative writing
• Mens group
• Personal development groups
• Life skills
• Healthy eating
• Educational opportunities provided as part of the Live and Learn project
• Complimentary therapies
• Drop In
• Essential skills
Mixed Jam - Mixed Jam is a creativity night held once a month where budding poets, musicians and the like share their creativity based on a monthly theme. Members of the public are welcome. This session is free. Contact Bracken for further information.
Bracken also provides specific services for over 65s and for 18-30 year olds
2nd floor, Skainos
241 Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 1AF
Tel: 02890 459878
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