Fareham and Gosport Wellbeing Centre provide a wide range of services that guide people towards wellbeing and recovery. If you are interested in attending any of our events or are not sure what you are looking for, please contact us either on the number or email address above. Find our latest activities schedule here.
Healthy Lifestyles Workshop
Young Persons Service for
14 - 18
The Upturn Project with work with Young People across the Boroughs of Fareham and Gosport. For more details speak to Emma S.
* Advice and Guidance
* 1-1 work , teaching technique to better manage Mental health
* Young persons Groups – Wrap – Decider- Stress and Anxiety- Depression
* Develop Peer Support
* Education- both pupils and staff in local schools and colleges.
Wednesdays, 2pm - 4pm
This structured 6 week workshop aims to empower people with the necessary knowledge and skills to self manage their wellbeing through diet and exercise.
* Nutritional needs and special dietary requirement.
* The relationship between mood and food
* Weight Management
Working in partnership with Holbrook Lesuire Centre in Gosport to offer a *free introductory gym session for clients of Fareham and Gosport Wellbeing Centre. The aim is to improve mood via physical exercise and get service users accessing community activites outside of the services, but in a supportive setting.
For more details speak to Emma D.
Gym Group - 10.30am-12.30pm
A structured 6 week introductory gym group which is supported by a Senior Wellbeing Advisor or Wellbeing Befriender and staff from Holbrook Lesuire Centre.
* Please note you will need to do an initial signup and have a gym induction before you can access this service. You will be offered a free 7 day gym pass where you have access to facilities including the sauna. However, restrictions on certain days and times may apply. Concession rates depend upon availability and criteria.
Workshops in jewellery and craft making.
Mondays (Fareham), 12.00pm - 2.00pm
A structured session that offers therapies and aid for people to relax in a comfortable environment, followed by a social session from 1.00pm till 2.00pm.
Please be aware that there are limited spaces. To register your interest please call or email us.
Tuesday (Waterside Centre Gosport), 12.30pm - 2pm
Please call for more details.
This course will introduce beginners to the practise of yoga and help more experienced students to progress their own personal practice. The course includes postures, breathing awareness, mediatation and relaxation in a friendly group group environment.
Jolly Walkers' Group
Stress Less Workshops
Tuesdays, 10am - 12pm
Friendly, active group which works together to select a weekly walking programme in the Solent area. We walk 2-3 miles and still have time for a coffee break in a local cafe.
If you are very lucky, I will even find some mud so suitable footwear and waterproofs are advisable. The meeting place changes each week so phone the office to find out where to meet us.
Tuesdays, 12pm - 2pm
Each session we will be trying and discussing a variety of mindfulness exercises. We aim to create a supportive environment where we can share experiences and have some fun too.
Workshops aimed at better managing stress and anxiety.
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
The Decider Workshop
Resilience is the ability to successfully cope with change, work through challenges and overcome obstacles.
Please phone for more details.
Act's core message is to accept what is out of your personal control and commit to changes that improve and enrich your life.
Purpose of ACT
* To help explore and clarify your values.
* Teaches a range of psychological skills to help deal with painful thoughts and feelings effectively, such as diffusion techniques and Mindfulness.
The Decider Workshop is a skills based programme run over 14 weeks. The 32 skills teach you how to manage tolerate emotional difficulties, use mindfulness and how to improve relationships. The skills are based on CBT and DBT techniques and are strongly evidence based.
Our service is primarily for people aged 18 plus who live in the Fareham and Gosport area. We offer a wide range of groups, wellbeing clinics and activities. We will work closely with you to help develop a support plan to set out what you would like to achieve and how we can best provide support.
If you are interested in attending any of the groups please contact us via telephone or email for more information.
Referrals and the Assessment Process
You can either self refer or a professional such as a doctor or social worker could refer you to us. A practitioner will then contact you to arrange an appointment to carry out an initial assessment. During this meeting they will ask you about yourself and explore how they can best support you. Our Wellbeing Advisors and Peer Support Workers can then work through a Recovery Star or Wellbeing Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) with you.