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Explore

Rediscovering confidence, reigniting potential.

Explore is a one day a week, socially-engaging personal development programme, run over six weeks.

Designed to enable adults experiencing social exclusion to develop their practical skills and confidence, to successfully establish themselves in their local community.

Spring 2023 Dates:
Tuesdays, 21st & 28th Feb. 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th March.

Venue: Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1DU

Explore offers

Explore encourages a sense of purpose and self-development whilst rediscovering confidence and reigniting potential – improving emotional and mental wellbeing.

  • Social engagement through meals, workshops and a variety of activities.
  • Opportunities to gain motivation and grow in confidence.
  • Healthy lunches.
  • An introduction to money-matters workshops delivered by Citizens Advice Richmond.
  • Personal empowering and wellbeing workshops by Bhuti London, and Take 7 Simple Steps.
  • Skills Taster workshops. Gardening with Kew Gardens, cooking and baking with Relish & Grace, and DIY with Richmond Furniture Scheme.
  • Commitment to continued support through befriending.
  • Shine – an opportunity to learn barista and hospitality skills.
  • Table of Hope – safe interactive space with a monthly nutritious meal at communal tables, offering an opportunity to reduce isolation and enhance wellbeing.
  • Steps – Regular Educational and Cultural activities.
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What people love about Explore

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Who can apply for Explore?

  • Beneficiaries aged 18+ are invited to apply.
  • Unemployed or earning less than £17 000 p/a.
  • Those living with a mental illness; or disability.
  • Those at risk or having experienced economic or social disadvantage.

*Priority placements will be allocated to Richmond Borough residents, thereafter candidates from surrounding Boroughs will be considered.

Spring 2023 Dates:
Tuesdays, 21st & 28th Feb. 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th March.

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With grateful thanks to Richmond Parish Lands Charity, The National Lottery and Richmond Active Fund, for helping our community thrive.

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