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 The Official Opening of the First Hate Crime Reporting Centre in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire 

The Official Opening of the First Hate Crime Reporting Centre in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire 

Third Party hate crime Reporting Centre

Have you or someone you know been a victim of a Hate Crime?

Bedfordshire Police and partners take hate crime very seriously. Hate crime comes in many different forms - they are any crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person's:

  • Disability
  • Race or ethnicity
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Transgender identity

Hate crime in any form is wrong and has a profound effect on the victim. That is why it is important that if hate crime happens to you or someone you know, that you report it.

Reporting Hate Crime

Hate crime can be reported to police on 101 or online to True Vision at www.report-it.org or via Third Party Reporting Centres. Find out more about Hate Crime via the Bedfordshire Police website

Catch up with the latest news about what Beds Police are doing to tackle hate crime by following @BedsHateCrime on Twitter.


 Friends by choice  - Activities lead peer support  Houghton Regis 

Friends by choice  - Activities lead peer support

Houghton Regis 

Friends by choice - cENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE

Friends by Choice is the first mental health peer support service in Houghton Regis which aims to provide help and support to individuals who are experiencing mental health & well-being challenges, that are most socially isolated and vulnerable in our community. Friends by Choice provides adults living with a mental health diagnosis, indluding Dementia, with the opportunity to engage in their local community in a creatve and non-judgemental environment.

This group is user-led, and participants are encouraged to drive and steer the direction of the group with the support of Meaningful Education staff.

Friends by Choice offers a range of activities to support, enable individuals to come together, and to support one another on their experiences of a mental illness. Participants come together in an environment where they can feel safe, understood, and feel included to be a part of a thriving community that lends support to working out shared solutions to reduce their sense of loneliness and isolation via a supportive network while being treated with Dignity & Respect.

Attendance is subject to £2 per participant which will go towards refreshments each week, new activities and special events, first session Free.

The group runs every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm at The Sandringham Hub, Houghton Regis, LU5 5UP.


 Access to a wide range of activities and support weekly   Luton 

Access to a wide range of activities and support weekly 

Luton 

Inclusion - luton

Inclusion is a new service based close to Luton Town Centre which aims to provide help and support to individuals who are experiencing mental health & well-being challenges, that are most socially isolated and vulnerable in our community. Inclusion provides adults living with a mental health diagnosis, including Dementia, with the opportunity to engage in their local community in a creative and non-judgemental environment.

This group is user-led, and participants are encouraged to drive and steer the direction of the group with the support of Meaningful Education staff.

Inclusion offers a range of activities to support, enable individuals to come together, and to support one another on their experiences of a mental illness. Participants come together in an environment where they can feel safe, understood, and feel included to be a part of a thriving community that lends support to working out shared solutions to reduce their sense of loneliness and isolation via a supportive network while being treated with Dignity & Respect.

The group runs every Thursday for FREE at The Training Unit, 30 Brantwood Road, Luton Bedfordshire, LU1 1JJ.

Funded by Luton Borough Council