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Adult education podcast

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The UxbridgeFM Podcast - EP19 - November 2022

Listen to our Service Manager, Debbie Scarborough, on Uxbridge FM about the adult education in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
Thank you, Steve and the team, at Uxbridge FM for the opportunity and the podcast link.

To find out more about the courses on offer, visit our website Learn Hillingdon - Hillingdon Council or call any of our centres.

Christmas Jumper Day 2022

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Christmas Jumper Day 2022

We're taking part in Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 8th December!

Join the fun and sprinkle this festive season with merriment and more!
All the learners and staff members are invited to wear their festive jumpers on the day and bring in a small donation for Save the Children.

Certificate Presentation Ceremony 2022

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Certificate presentation ceremony on Saturday was a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements, the commitment and the hard work of the learners. 
Congratulations to all the learners for achieving their qualification in the year 2021-22. 
Learners can access and download the photos of the day by clicking Presentation photos.

The link to download photos will be accessible till 31st December 2022.

International Men's Day

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To mark International Men's Day this year, we want to share with you information about local services that are available for you!

Mental Health Services - If you need someone to talk to, there is always help and support available, just call….
  • Samaritans - 116 123
  • NHS Single Point of Access Mental Health Crisis Team - 0800 0234 650Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
  • Talk Club for Men - How are you? Out of 10? - Home – Talk Club

Local Mental Health Services -

  • Hillingdon Cove Cafe is a mental health walk-in service for Hillingdon residents to access, to get help and support. For further details, please click on the link: Hillingdon Cove Café | Hestia
They are open from 2pm - 10pm Monday- Sunday, 365 days a year. The service is open to residents of the London Borough of Hillingdon aged 18+.
Contact details - Phone: 07827535271, Email: Address: Haya House Community Centre, 90A East Avenue, Hayes, UB3 2HR

The closest train station is Hayes & Harlington (Great Western Mainline). The nearest bus stops are Fairdale Gardens, Stop Y 90, 140, 696, E6) and Botwell Lane (195, 278,698, H98).

  • Hillingdon Mind: A provider of mental health counselling, employment and peer support in the borough of Hillingdon. Their contact number is: 01895 271559.  
  • The Hillingdon Talking Therapies Service

Hillingdon Talking Therapies is a free, confidential NHS service which provides treatment for depression, low mood, anxiety and sleep disorders. Find out more on their website: 

Talking Therapies services are suitable for people with problems which have arisen fairly recently.  Feelings of low mood, anxiety, fears or problems coping with daily life and relationships, are all suitable for brief focussed talking therapies.

You can complete a self-referral here Refer yourself in Hillingdon : CNWL Talking Therapies

Here are some inspirational videos and articles of men's mental health experiences and stories of hope:

Videos from relatable public figures:

Wellbeing course

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Coping with Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, are you filled with apprehension or maybe worry?
If you struggle with your mental health at this time of the year, why not consider joining us for a short course 'Coping with Christmas'.
MHC1000 starts Friday 25th of November (4 weeks) 9.30am -12.30pm, Uxbridge Adult Education Centre (Civic Centre)
To join, please email our wellbeing team on or call 01895 556248.

Digital skills courses

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Are you struggling to adapt to the challenges and opportunities of everyday online activities?
Are you thinking of changing your career or developing your digital skills?

We are running a series of short ‘Learning for Everyday Life’ and ‘Learning for Work’ digital skills courses to support you with basic IT related issues.

Booking essential. To enrol online please visit or scan the QR code. You can also email or call 01895 556248. 

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