Cultural celebration day – World Café

  Cultural celebration day; World café On 22nd March, we held our first Cultural Celebration day at Kingsland Hub. Thank you to everyone who took part, this was an opportunity to understand others cultures and celebrate our diversity. Tenants, participants read more

Community Connectors & Peer Support

What is a community connector?   A Community Connector is a volunteer who is able to help tenants and/or participants explore activities that will improve their well-being. They will help others to work out the things that they can do for read more

Who is your LGBT Hero?

As part of our  Pride 2015 celebrations, Mandy Mansfield, PBHA’s Participation Officer invited tenants, participants and staff to nominate our LGBT heroes. Photos and biographies of the heroes we chose are on display at today’s Pride Party. Check out the full list read more

Meaningful conversations about mental health

Change Together is a PBHA and VC Hackney-led project to raise mental health awareness in Hackney and Islington, through conversations with members of the public at local events. Volunteer Amy shares her experiences so far.   I think the best thing has been bringing read more

Change Together: Sharing experiences of mental health

Change Together volunteer Stephen Baynes talks about his experience of challenging mental health stigma in the community through conversation with people at events in Hackney, as part of a Time to Change-funded project.   My name is Stephen and I’m a volunteer read more

Preparing for Personal Independence Payments: Your medical

As Personal Independence Payments (PIP) gradually replace the Disability Living Allowance, Supported Housing Worker Richard Hall explains the difference between the two systems, and offers advice for attending a ‘medical’ –  an interview in which PIP applicants describe how their condition affects read more