Would you like to hold an event/activity for your local group or community?

Healthwatch are offering grants of up to £750 to run one-off activities or events with local people.

Why are they funding this?
The NHS in south west London, and Surrey Downs, is working with Healthwatch Croydon to engage with local people on what they think of local health services.

What can the money be used for?
They would like to fund activities and events that would be enjoyable to local people. Examples could include dinner dances; pottery classes; fun days; drop in sessions; afternoon tea etc. The NHS would like to attend these events/activities and spend part of the time talking to local people about their experience of using local services.

Who can apply for the funding?
Local groups and voluntary sector organisations who work with or support:

  • Sexual Health Promotion for Teenagers
  • Carers of Over 65s
  • Asylum Seekers
  • BAME Groups
  • Mental Health Prevention
  • Men’s Health
  • Children’s Healthcare
  • Autism
  • LGBT
  • Long-term Conditions

How to apply:
Download, and complete the application form (below) and email to darren.morgan@healthwatchcroydon.co.uk.  You can also download Terms of Reference too.

Healthwatch Application Form

Healthwatch Terms of Reference

Six  weeks notice of the event is required, and all events need to be held by the end of November 2016.

For more information, contact Darren Morgan on 020 8663 5635.