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January Activity Timetable out now!

All at Catalyst would like to wish you a Happy New Year and we hope 2022 is filled with love and kindness. After a much needed break, our Community Connections activity timetable is now back up and running as usual. To find out what we are offering during January, please visit our activity timetable page. READ MORE

Opening hours over the festive period

Our offices are closed on 27th, 28th December 2021 and 3rd January 2022 We will be open and available on all other days (except weekends and Bank Holidays) Our usual opening hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm Our outreach and out of hours services are still operating throughout including Bank Holidays and weekends. READ MORE

Aldershot Safe Haven closed Wednesday 15th December 2021

Due to staffing issues, the Aldershot Safe Haven will be closed on Wednesday 15th December 2021 for face to face support. The closest available Safe Havens are Guildford and Woking and the virtual service is also available. To find out more visit Safe Havens Apologies for any inconvenience caused. READ MORE

Changes to the i-access service from 1st April 2022

From 1 April 2020, Surrey County Council Public Health (the commissioners) and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) signed a Co-operative Agreement to deliver the i-access service until 2025. At that time, the Catalyst subcontract was extended by direct award, and Procurement Law mandated that the Catalyst portion of the contract, as well READ MORE

Make a Difference with Records launches on 23rd November 2021

We are super excited to announce that from Tuesday 23rd November 2021, we will be selling second hand vinyl in our charity bookshop in Godalming. We will stock over 1,000 second hand records offering our customers a great selection of both albums and singles in all genres including rock and pop, soul, folk, musicals and READ MORE

Alcohol Awareness Week: 15th – 21st November – Alcohol & Relationships

Alcohol Awareness Week (15-21 November 2021) is an opportunity to get us thinking about our drinking. This year, the theme is Alcohol and Relationships.  Many of us associate alcohol with nights out and socialising with friends and family, and alcohol can become a big part of our connections and interactions. It is important to recognise READ MORE

World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day – Sunday 10th October 2021, a day to raise awareness, educate and reduce the stigma associated to mental health so people feel comfortable to talk when they are struggling. As a Surrey mental health charity, mental health and wellbeing is part of our everyday work and we regularly encourage staff, volunteers, READ MORE

World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2021

Today we get together with thousands of organisations around the world to help raise awareness of suicide and help reduce the number of deaths lost to suicide. Not being okay is still widely stigmatised so we will be supporting the day on social media to help reduce the stigma and raise awareness about services available. READ MORE

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day (https://www.overdoseday.com/ ) a global event that we proudly support by working towards preventing overdose, reducing stigma, raising awareness and providing support to people, families and loved ones affected by substance misuse and overdose. The message?  That every person’s life is valuable and that stigmatising people who use drugs needs READ MORE

Anti-Social Behaviour Week – 19th – 25th July 2021

Anti-social behaviour week, an opportunity to help raise awareness about what to do if you experience or notice anti-social in the community of Surrey. Anti-social behaviours are actions that harm or lack consideration for the well-being of others and can reallt affect individuals and communities. There is support available in Surrey, including some of the READ MORE