Belong

Belong is Chapter’s group activity basecamp where you can try out new things in a safe and friendly space, meet new people and really be part of something.

All our activities are based around the 5 Steps to Wellbeing to ensure you get a well-deserved mental health boost. They cover a wide range of events including coffee mornings, local walks, board game club, gardening, photography club and creative writing.

Who is Belong for?

Belong is open to anyone aged 18 or over residing in Cheshire and surrounding areas who has been experiencing mental ill-health and who is ready to engage with others.

What does Belong offer?

Belong covers a wide range of activities. Example of some of the activities we deliver include: coffee mornings, local walks, board game club, gardening, photography club, creative writing.

All Chapter’s Belong activities aim to:

  • Enable you to achieve the 5 steps to wellbeing by engaging in safe group activities that focus on shared interests
  • Assist you in identifying activities which will have a positive impact on your mental health and wellbeing
  • Support you to gain independence and develop positive relationships with others
  • Provide opportunity to try new things, learn new skills and engage in new experiences that promote positive mental health

What group activities are available on Belong?

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Board Games
1pm to 3pm
Chester
Bru @ Neston
11am to 12pm
Neston
Bru @ Chester
11am to 12pm
Chester
Arts ‘N’ Crafts
1pm to 3pm
Ellesmere Port
Wellbeing Walk
11am to 1pm
Chester and Ellesmere Port
Gardening @ Allotment
1pm to 3pm
Chester

What are the 5 Steps to Wellbeing?

  1. Be Active
  2. Connect
  3. Take Notice
  4. Give
  5. Keep Learning

How do I access Belong?

To access Belong you can complete an online referral. Chapter accepts self-referrals and referrals from professional working with individuals affected by mental ill-health.

“I REALLY APPRECIATE THE EFFORTS YOU WENT TO, I FELT VALUED AS A HUMAN BEING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS”

— Chapter service user