Richmond Fellowship’s East Surrey Community Connections service is mostly funded by the NHS Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning group and Surrey County Council. We work closely with NHS mental health services and other local organisations to provide non-clinical mental health support to individual’s living in Surrey.

Our Community Links Advisors can work with you on a one-to-one basis providing information, advice and guidance and informal short-term support as required.

At your first appointment your Advisor will discuss your interests with you and any goals that you have. They will then work with you to develop a support plan, using the Recovery Star approach to help you to access community activities.

Your Advisor will encourage you to take practical steps to reach the goals you set and will support you to overcome any barriers you may encounter.

You will also have access to a range of wellbeing courses and peer support groups.

We accept self-referrals as well as referrals from professionals, providing the individual has agreed to the referral.