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Black People's Mental Health Association

Mission Statement

" Genuinely Committed to Providing Care and Support to the Community"

Our MissionWaltham Forest Black People's Mental Health Association (BPMHA) is a day centre which provides comprehensive day service opportunities to those experiencing mental health challenges.

The organisation offers a range of services to service users and their carers who live in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Our aim is to provide a forum for black people and people from other ethnic minorities to meet, discuss and raise awareness of mental health needs in the community.

BPMHA is a voluntary organisation managed by a management committee made up of volunteers. There are three support workers (one male) who provide the following:-

Individual support of clients through care plans
Outreach: Home, Hospital
Initiating and running daily activities
Empowering clients in developing independent living skills and
identifying suitable training for work and personal development.
Monitoring clients welfare and liaising regularly with Mental Health team,
CP's, GP's in regards to their care.

Core Activities

Arts & Crafts
Basic Computer Class
Bible Study (Client Led) - Facility available for other Faith Groups
Board Games
Computer Training
English & Life Skills
Keep Fit
Women's Group
Men's Group & Activities
Video Club
Wii Games


Advocacy Service (Monday - Thursday mornings only)
Centre Meetings
Day trips/outings
Down To Earth User Meetings
Health Promotion
Outdoor Activities
Outreach Service
Natural Hairdressing by appointment
Surgeries: Health Promotion

Opening Times

9:30 - 5:30pm

9:30 - 2:00pm

1 - 2pm daily or 12.30 - 1.30pm Friday


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