The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Sunday, 25 August

Corp's Values

Tavistock Relationships is a London based service that provides therapeutic services

Tavistock Relationships, has won the contract to deliver a new three-year pilot mental health centre in the City of London.

The City of London Corporation’s Community and Children’s Services Committee has now finalised plans for the centre which will provide a range of clinical treatments to tackle mental ill health. It is due to open in 2020.

Although a paid for service, the centre will deliver subsidised mental health and well-being support for residents and workers on low incomes.

The centre, which will be situated in Middlesex Street, will be provided rent-free by the City Corporation, which owns the site. The Corporation is also backing the project with £700,000 in funding.

Randall Anderson, Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Community and Children’s Services Committee, said: “Tavistock Relationships will be running the City Corporation’s first centre dedicated to supporting good mental health among our residents and workers.

“The devastating effect that mental health issues can have on work and family life, as well as the importance of early intervention with treatment, are rightly rising up the agenda. We hope that City residents and workers will really benefit from this new, affordable service right on their doorstep.”

Andrew Balfour, Chief Executive of Tavistock Relationships, said: “The City Corporation's vision for a centre which can provide longer term analytic psychotherapy alongside a range of other approaches, is both radical and far-sighted. We are very much looking forward to working with the City to make this new treatment centre a success for the people who live and work in this area.”

Picture: Tavistock Relationships is a London based service that provides therapeutic services which are accessible for all those who need them, including lower paid workers.  

 

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

Share



Related Articles

City Of London Munches On 15mph Street Plan

The City of London Corporation has voted to make the Square Mile the first area in the UK with a 15mph speed limit - and to regularly close streets to allow pop-up food...

 Read Full Article
Entered The Dragon - Responsible Business Awards Finalists Revealed

BT, Barclays And Intouniversity are among organisations shortlisted for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards – the capital’s top responsible...

 Read Full Article
I'd Rather Be Replaced By A Robot Than A Human Being

While people generally prefer to see jobs go to people rather than to robots, this preference reverses when they consider their own jobs. In that case, they prefer to...

 Read Full Article
We're All Going On A Summer Holiday?

As the school holidays get started and the sun comes out to shine, the TUC have claimed that 2 million workers are not getting their legal holiday entitlement. And...

 Read Full Article
Summertime - Make The Living More Easy

Bosses and facilities managers have been urged to allow flexible working, even on a temporary basis, as temperatures threaten to hit 37oC. The Trades Union Congress -...

 Read Full Article
Corps Business

French international bank BNP Paribas has appointed Corps Security to a three-plus-two-year contract to provide security services in London. More than 40 Corps...

 Read Full Article
Howzat - River Boat Party Is Catch Of The Day

The date for next year's Summer River Boat Party have already been announced - July 9 and tickets are already available. To see the event page for details and...

 Read Full Article
Green Finance Strategy - City Must Play Vital Role

Friday July 5 saw the Government launch the Green Finance Strategy, to increase investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure and with an expectation for listed...

 Read Full Article
Businesses Want To Lead Climate Change Fight

Business leaders are ready and willing if not entirely able to lead the fight against climate change, a new survey from the CMI and the IoD has shown. With the...

 Read Full Article
Net Zero Rush-Through Criticised By Lords, Forum Claims

The Global Warming Policy Forum has claimed the House of Lords has rebuked the Government for rushing through a commitment to a Net Zero economy. The Forum refutes the...

 Read Full Article