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Service Aims

Core Arts is a leading mental health Day Care Service

Core Arts has 26 years experience in providing best practice and best value in Mental Health Creative Day Care in London. Based in Hackney, it promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through creative learning. Providing quality education, training, employment and social enterprise initiatives that enable people who experience mental health issues to overcome barriers, fulfill their potential and participate fully in their community.
Our mission is to support and promote recovery, social inclusion and mental wellbeing through the arts and enhance service user experience.

Psychological Wellbeing through Creative Education

  • Offering access to 80 + creative classes a week under five departments: Arts, Music, Multimedia, Horticulture, Sport.
  • Open studios and resources to work on self directed projects, bookable recording studios, 4 exhibition spaces, 2 art studios, 3 art workshops & an ICT Suite.
  • 40 professional PGCE trained, established and practicing tutors offering excellent education and inspiration in the creative arts.
  • Effective individual guidance and support in personalised progression and skills development.

Supportive Learning Environment

  • 80 creative volunteers, working as tutor’s assistants offering 1:1 individual support and guidance on a weekly basis.
  • Individual assessment of referral and Creative Work Plan
  • Goal-setting with achievable objectives to promote success

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