Bereavement

Bereavement

Losing someone we love can be really difficult.  All of us at Fortitude have suffered loss in our lives. Because...
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BLOG PROJECTS

Carers Wellbeing Lunch

Do you live in Somerset and care for a family member? Join us for an afternoon! Due to the Covid...
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Christmas cold water workshop

5 spaces remaining for our half day course on Sunday 19th December (12-noon to 3pm) at French Weir, Taunton. The course is...
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Community events

September has been a busy month! Together with our friends from The Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme, LiveWest and Growing Minds,...
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The big ride!

On Wednesday the 25th of August, we will be setting off on our big bike ride! We will be cycling...
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OUR BELIEFS

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WELLBEING

Wellbeing can be improved through participating in activities which enable open communication and expression
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PEOPLE

People have the right to participate in activities, whatever their circumstance.
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PURPOSE

Finding a sense of purpose and place within the world can promote wellbeing.

SHOP

All profits are reinvested back into Fortitude to develop more projects.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

“These beauts have given such a beautiful gift to our town.. go check it out and show kindness to anyone who you may find there.”

Local resident on the talk bench project.

“She’s really struggled by not going to school and seeing her make something herself and being so proud of it gave her some confidence back. Thank you”

Parent on a DIY kit

“We are extremely proud to be able to support such a valuable and unique project that is helping to support those that are struggling.”

Andrew Cockcroft – Senior Community Relations Manager at Hinkley Point C 

FACEBOOK PHOTOS

Our special library is now open! https://www.fortitudecic.co.uk/bereavement/We have lots of books for children and young people who are bereaved. We also have a few books for adults who are supporting a young person.They are all free to borrow and we include a SAE to return them when you’re ready.
Our special library is now open! https://www.fortitudecic.co.uk/bereavement/We have lots of books for children and young people who are bereaved. We also have a few books for adults who are
📢Calling out for people who live in Wellington!📢Can you (and your child) help out by taking part in a short survey?The project is looking at emotional wellbeing services/support for children and young people in Wellington. 🔸11-16 year olds: https://kwiksurveys.com/s/DjkLS8eU🔸16-15 year olds: https://kwiksurveys.com/s/P7HykntF🔸... and you too if you have an under 11 year old https://kwiksurveys.com/s/hVbSDPx1It closes on Sunday 29th May and will take less than 5 minutes to fill in.... and there's a chance to win an Amazon voucher!
📢Calling out for people who live in Wellington!📢Can you (and your child) help out by taking part in a short survey?The project is looking at emotional wellbeing services/support for
It’s mental health awareness week!This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’. Across the country, people will be reflecting on loneliness and how it impacts our mental health. Long-term loneliness is closely linked to mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.What tips do you have or things that you do to help?
It’s mental health awareness week!This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’. Across the country, people will be reflecting on loneliness and how it impacts our mental health.
We want to do a massive shout out to the amazing Nic who completed her 'chilly tits with baltic bits' challenge for Fortitude! Every week from November through March she braved the cold water! Brrrr! 🥶 A huge well done and big thanks, Nic! x
We want to do a massive shout out to the amazing Nic who completed her 'chilly tits with baltic bits' challenge for Fortitude! Every week from November through March she braved the cold water! Brrrr!
New date for Fortitude Flow - Somerset Wild Swimming half day workshop with Laura! Whip out your diaries and turn to Sunday 13th March (10am-1pm).Places are limited to 10 spots and include a classroom based session followed by an opportunity to have a dip at French Weir, Taunton.This workshop includes the following:✅ Fully lifeguarded session✅ Risk assessed and Insured✅ Guided Cold Water Immersion✅ The dangers of cold water✅ How to cope with cold water✅ The benefits of cold water immersion✅ Knowing the signs of cold water shock, loss of performance and hypothermia✅ How to rewarm safely✅ The additional risks of wild swimming✅ Small supportive group of no more than 10✅ Safety equipment provided✅ In water photos of your experienceWe're really thankful to our supporters which means that we can offer the workshop at the super supplemented price of £5 per person.Book your space via our website: https://www.fortitudecic.co.uk/.../wild-swimming.../
New date for Fortitude Flow - Somerset Wild Swimming half day workshop with Laura! Whip out your diaries and turn to Sunday 13th March (10am-1pm).Places are limited to 10 spots and include a
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