"When doing art, my mind closes to my problems and the art flows, like music. I find it a peaceful place when I can create."
At St Martins we prioritise the wellbeing of our team.We have set up a working group to implement relevant initiatives across St Martins in order to support team members’ wellbeing in the workplace.
St Martins team members and trustees are putting their best foot forward and joining in the Walking 4 Norfolk challenge.
Offending, drug and alcohol use, poor mental health. These are just a few of the many issues faced by our clients, which impact not only upon them but on the wider society. Without somewhere safe to stay, and access to appropriate interventions and a listening ear, we see the same people returning to the lifestyles they know; the ‘revolving door’ of the criminal justice system.
We are delighted to be holding an open day at the Bishop's Garden in Norwich on Sunday 9th May
First year students in Occupational Therapy at the University of East Anglia (UEA) took part in a virtual placement at St Martins where they met staff, clients and volunteers and received a unique insight into homelessness support.
A government questionnaire of people sleeping rough highlights the multiple difficulties people face, including poor mental health, childhood trauma and domestic violence. The findings will inform important prevention work.
We have some excellent quality reusable face masks for sale, complete with St Martins logo. Show your support for us - all profits go towards our work.
St Martins offers a counselling service for people who would like to make the most of their time with us by offering them a service that helps address things like debilitating anxiety, past trauma and bereavement.
There was much publicity about the government’s call to ‘get everybody in’ in March last year. The Pathways service has continued to ensure that in Norwich we ‘keep everyone in’ and no one needs to resort to sleeping on the streets.