Sometimes the answer to improving an individual’s health and wellbeing lies not in a medical prescription, but in ensuring they have company, interests and changes of scene to make them feel connected, motivated and purposeful.

Social prescribing involves exploring and creating opportunities to become more socially and physically active.

The Active Wellbeing Society’s (TAWS) Social Prescribing Programme connects people to free activities that improve their health and wellbeing.

They offer a wide range of practical solutions that include:

  • Help and support for non clinical aspects of health and wellbeing
  • Links to other services such as mental health support, housing, benefits, employment, courses etc
  • Help to get involved with local community groups and local services
  • Dedicated time to discuss things that matter to you

To get involved contact your GP today to book an appointment.

Alternatively, if you would like to find out more




Tel: 0121 728 7030

Help to get out of gang culture! 


The service will offer support via 121 mentoring sessions with a project worker to help you solve and overcome practical obstacles and create opportunities for change.

If you are between the ages of 16-30 and are associated with or at risk of involvement in gang culture have underlying entitlement to UC or other legacy benefit and are motivated to end affiliation we can provide the following support:


Bespoke 1-2-1 support: We will create a personalised action plan to identify practical solutions and support change.

Activities, Advocacy, Engagement: We will work with you to explore your interests and hobbies, and advocate on your behalf to access financial support.

Employability support: We will help you to identify suitable courses, gain access to a bank account and make arrangements for work placements and employer




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