A very royal visit!

Sussex Oakleaf were recently honoured to receive an invite from Rape Crisis Surrey & Sussex to attend a visit from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, who is a patron of Rape Crisis Surrey & Sussex, learned about Be OK – Sussex Oakleaf’s youth mental health service and was truly interested […]

Green tokens at Waitrose

For the whole of the month of November, Waitrose in Horsham will be fundraising on behalf of Sussex Oakleaf.  If you visit the store between now and November 30 then you can help to support better mental health in Sussex by dropping a green token in one of the collection points provided. By placing a […]

Be OK’s big day out

Be OK – Sussex Oakleaf’s youth mental health service – recently arranged for a group of clients to go on a fun day of outdoor activities at Holmbush near Crawley. From axe throwing to archery, clients had the opportunity to get active and do something fun and new. Participants even got the chance to do […]

The Big Mental Health Pop Up

Community Heroes!

Fresh off the heals from winning a Stronger Communities Award from Mid Sussex District Council, Sussex Oakleaf’s The Big Mental Health Pop Up has been shortlisted for an award from BBC Sussex & Surrey. The music and arts award is given to an individual or organisation which showcases local creative talent. Back in May 2019 […]

Award winners!

We’re very excited to announce that we won the Mid Sussex Applauds Stronger Communities Award last weekend.  The award, which recognises community groups and organisations which have helped to bring together cultures and communities through a local project or community activity, was given to Sussex Oakleaf following The Big Mental Health Pop Up earlier in […]

World Mental Health Day

Organised by the World Health Organisation, every 10 October is World Mental Health Day. One in four of us will experience a mental health issue in any given year. But that means that every single one us likely knows someone who is struggling right now. In-fact, all of us have mental health, good or bad, […]

Running for Sussex Oakleaf

Running for Sussex Oakleaf

Sussex Oakleaf are hugely grateful to Richard Boreham and his friends and family who are currently raising funds to support us. Richard is currently in training and will be running a half marathon next year, no small feat so well done! They are already at 60% of their fundraising target which is absolutely amazing so […]

The Big Swoove Logo

The Big Swoove

A group of Sussex-based fitness instructors are joining forces to raise a whopping £40,000 for local charities, including Sussex Oakleaf, this autumn and are challenging YOU to help them meet the ambitious target. Swoove (Sing, Whoop, Move) instructors and enthusiasts from around the area will embark on a 40-hour Swoovathon at Scaynes Hill Millennium Centre, […]

Mid Sussex Applauds

Mid Sussex Applauds Awards aim to highlight the fantastic work of individuals and organisations across the district, recognising our connections and celebrating our community. The awards will encompass two previous award schemes: the Young Volunteer Awards and the Community Service Awards. In addition there are new categories for those who help keep the community clean […]

Bee Magic fundraiser

Sussex Oakleaf would like to say a huge thank you to team at NCS (National Citizens Service). They have worked really hard and helped to raise nearly £500 for Sussex Oakleaf! NCS recruit young people aged 15-17 and bring them together on a four week programme which includes team building and confidence building. As part […]