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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 […]

Green fingers for recovery

We would like to say a huge thank you to Roche Diagnostics and their staff who recently spent a day gardening at a Sussex Oakleaf property.  The gardens which form a part of our temporary accommodation services are now looking fantastic and will give the residents a space to relax outside and continue in their […]

Sussex Oakleaf & BHT in possible merger discussions

Two of Sussex’s leading care and support agencies, Sussex Oakleaf and Brighton Housing Trust, have announced that they are in talks about a possible merger. The purpose of the merger would be to extend services for clients and tenants, strengthen and protect their joint financial position into the future, and to increase opportunities for further […]

Places still available…

There are still some places available for our popular Peer Mentoring course.  Our courses last for 12 weeks and offer a great learning experience covering everything from communication skills to signposting. The course is also a great way to gain confidence in a friendly environment. Benefits of The Course: Offers an opportunity to expand your […]

Cooking volunteer needed

The IMPACT Tasty Team are looking for a volunteer who who has an interest in cooking and nutrition and would like to share their skills to help others learn to cook healthy meals on a budget at Oak House, in Burgess Hill. The IMPACT Tasty Team is a local charity which works with adults and children […]

Peer Mentor Information Day

Are you interested in using your mental health related experiences to help others? Would you like an accredited qualification for this? Did you know that Sussex Oakleaf offer an accredited qualification in Peer Mentoring? Our courses last for 12 weeks and offer a great learning experience covering everything from communication skills to signposting. The course […]

Donation from Lions Club

  Be OK – our mental health service for people aged 16-25 in Mid Sussex, Crawley and Horsham, is thrilled to be presented with a cheque for £4,300 from Billingshurst & District Lions Club in time for this year’s World Mental Health Day. Members of the Lions Club attended a group for young people organised […]

Birthday Celebrations for Oak & Willow House

  Two of Sussex Oakleaf’s short and medium-term residential services opened their doors for their 5th birthday celebrations on 6th September. Both Oak House and Willow House in Burgess Hill have been providing essential mental health care to clients in Mid Sussex since 2013.   The sun was shining as guests enjoyed snacks and cakes made […]