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We're delighted to announce that as of today we've been awarded a grant of £1000 from a fellow local charity, Lewisham Almshouse! 

Quo Vadis Trust are proud to announce that we have been awarded funds from the National Lottery as part of their Awards For All grant.

 

We're over the moon to announce that Elmwood Lodge has been shortlisted for The Care Home Team Award at the 2019 Great British Care Awards

Quo Vadis Trust are proud to announce that the UK Housing Awards 2018 have recognised us as "Highly Commended" for their "Outstanding Approach to Equality & Diversity Award".

Here at Quo Vadis Trust we're delighted to announce that our CEO, Ingrid Tennessee, has stepped into a public governor position at the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. 

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 the focus is on stress. Mental Health Foundation have written a report that looks at the prevalence of stress in the UK and its implications.

Today we are taking part in Starts at Home Day #StartsatHome that celebrates the positive impact that supported housing makes to thousands of people up and down the country. 

 

Grow Wild is the national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Its mission is to encourage people to change lives and transform spaces through native UK wildflowers and fungi. It wants people to work in groups, get active and learn about nature, and thus improve health and wellbeing as well as urban and unloved spaces across the UK. Their work is supported by the Big Lottery Fund as well as public and private contributions.

September is National Recovery Month - below is the calendar of events that Quo Vadis Trust will be running. 

Quo Vadis Trust is proud to support World Bipolar Day, which is celebrated on 30 March each year.

It's been a busy month here at the Quo Vadis Trust!

We always have a huge array of events and social opportunities for our clients to take part in, run by our hard-working volunteers, but over the past month or so we've been particularly busy and have managed to capture on camera some of what we've been up to: 

 

 

A Happy Easter to all our Clients at Quo Vadis Trust. Today, our CEO, Ingrid, & new Head of Finance, Steve, are travelling around our Schemes delivering yummy Chocolate Easter Eggs. At Elmwood Lodge, our Care Home in Sidcup, Clients are having fun participating at a Hat Craft Group.

 

In the first of new mini series, we meet member of the Quo Vadis Trust team and get to know them, their roles and their backgrounds a little more. First up is Angela Jommo, our Interim Client Services Manager...

We are pleased to announce the official opening of our new head office site in Catford - located at 92 Brownhill Road, London SE6 2EW.

We always appreciate feedback on how we are performing as a charity, and how our clients feel about the services we offer and our staff. 

It's especially nice when this feedback is positive, and we were delighted and humbled to have received this email from a client of ours: 

 

Towards the end of 2017, QVT decided they wished to recruit to a new post – that of Recovery Activity & Volunteer Coordinator.

 

It is Volunteers' Week from 1st to 7th June 2019. QVT are always grateful for the contribution of our Volunteers & Student Placements. To celebrate, we are hosting an Open Day at Verdant Lane on Tuesday 4th June from 1pm to 5pm. It will be an opportunity to visit our Art Exhibition, relax in our gardens & enjoy a BBQ buffet.

 

 

 

 

We are delighted to hear that Quo Vadis Trust has been selected as a finalist for the UK Housing Awards 2018 in the category of Outstanding approach to equality and diversity.

 

It is Mental Health Awareness Week from 13th May to 19th May 2019. This year's theme is: Body image – how we feel and think about our bodies

Our CEO was shortlisted for the Excellence In Diversity Awards. Although we did not win, we were honoured to receive the nomination, which would not have been possible were it not for the contributions from our diverse client base and workforce.

Our CEO recently had the pleasure of visiting the LAPD Department initially as a guest of a colleague but then on introducing QVT’s purpose to the host, was accommodated to take an inside look at their Homelessness initiatives.

 

Earlier this year, Lewisham Council launched a new Mayor's Award for Volunteering. This award is designed to recognise people, community projects and businesses who volunteer in Lewisham.

Quo Vadis Trust are proud to have been named finalist for "Frontline Team of the Year" at the 2018 Housing Heroes Awards for our Verdant Lane Team.

September is National Recovery Month, a time when we celebrate recovery even more than we do every other day. The month provides a space to focus on what we are all doing in order to achieve recovery and bring communities together to celebrate what recovery means to us.