The people that meet at The Yews

An A – Z of The Yews family

Further information about all the different services that groups provide is available from the Centre staff. They provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment to all.

Not-for-profit or charity

Commercial organisation

 

Organisation/description

Contact

Adult exercise and physical health conditions

 

Male Voice ED Support group for men with eating disorders and their carers.

mengetedstoo.co.uk

Pilates Group matwork with qualified instructor
Debutante & Intermediate sessions.

07801 599578
corestrength.co.uk

Why Weight Specialist one to one weight loss support.

01322 220294
why weight

Yews Talking News A weekly spoken recording of The Mid-Sussex Times for blind and partially-sighted people.  All listening equipment provided free of charge. Staffed by volunteers.

01444 417953
yews-talking-news.org.uk

Adult mental health and relationships

 

CFS/ME Group NHS Support group for people with mild to moderate CFS or ME.

01444 475799

Impact Workability Quality of life support for people of all ages.

01273 322940
impact-initiatives.org.uk

Independent Counsellors Short or Long Term therapy for people facing personal difficulties or crises.

Richard Hornby
07756 944807

Relate Relationship Counselling and mediation for individuals and couples.

01273 697 997
relate.org.uk/sussex

Sussex Oakleaf Services promoting good mental-health in adults aged 18 – 65. Groups for those recovering from mental ill-health to socialise, learn new skills and improve their daily structure. 1:1 sessions available by appointment.

01444 459517
sussexoakleaf.org.uk

Relaxation Sessions learn techniques to reduce stress, achieve happiness, enhance focus and achieve calmness. Open to all 18 years old and over. Voluntary donations to MCKS Charitable Foundation UK.

Lizzie.colville@hotmail.co.uk

Time to Talk Free and confidential Talking Therapies aimed at anyone over 18 suffering from anxiety and/or depression.

01444 251084

Alcohol and substance misuse

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Informal self-help group for people who have, or have had, problems with alcohol.

01273 203343

AA women’s Group A self-help group for women with a desire to stop drinking.

07595 582228

AA child-friendly group A self-help group for parents and carers with a desire to stop drinking.

07875 426071

Gamblers Anonymous A self-help group for people with a desire to stop gambling.

07508 025725

Animals

 

Pet First Aid Essential ‘emergency pet-care’ training for animal owners

01444 456886
themewesvets.co.uk

Children and young people

 

Aspens empowering people on the Autism spectrum to access activities and maintain and develop skills.

aspens.org.uk

Early Action for Autism 1:1 services for children with Autism and related developmental disorders.

earlyactionforautism.co.uk

Embark Group providing work experience for adults with learning difficulties. Their colourful bird boxes and insect huts are sold to the public at local craft events. See them at their work.

0843 289 4564
friendsofembark.org.uk

Kangaroos Saturday, Holiday, After School and Evening Clubs for children and young adults with learning disabilities.

07517 028626
kangaroos.org.uk

Little Angels Family contact centre

01444 440449
littleangelscontactcentre.co.uk

Music Bus Lively music classes for parents and children.

07971 811890
musicbus.com

National Childbirth Trust Antenatal Courses in all the basics of pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

0300 330 0700
nct.org.uk

Signposts Supporting people with learning disabilities to live independent lives.

01444 616323
signpostsmidsussex.org.uk

The Pregnancy Coaching Company Everything pregnancy, birth and baby in one expertly run, midwife-led course.

07939 332444
thepregnancycoachingcompany.co.uk

The Yews' Mother and Toddler Group A fun, friendly group with indoor and outdoor play, plus plenty of toys to borrow. Refreshments included.

01444 452310
07711 369285

Older People

 

4Sight Lunch Club Lunch and social club particularly for people with visual impairment.

01444 870462

Age UK Daybreak club Once-weekly social club including lunch for people with memory loss, early to mid-stage dementia and frailty. The first Wednesday of the month includes a drop in for carers of people with dementia.

07904 977 251
01903 792015
daybreak@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Spiritual

 

Haywards Heath Quakers Meeting for Worship held two Sundays a month, with monthly children's group. All most welcome.

01444 831364
quaker.org.uk