Projects & Groups

Projects & Groups 2020/21

Women's Groups

Yellow Bird Project (Women 25 years plus):The project aims to provide a range of interventions for women with mental health issues who may have previously struggled to engage with support. Using one to one sessions workshops or groups to increase confidence, self-esteem and build resilience. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

Bluebird Project (Young women 24 years under): This project aims to provide confidential, culturally sensitive one to one and group programmes in a range of education and other settings. Bluebird focuses on young women who are dealing with day to day struggles, that can become overwhelming and can have a negative impact on their sense of self. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

Exhale: An informal weekly drop-in session for any woman, to provides a safe space in which to connect with others and receive facilitated peer support. Sessions take place on
Thursdays 10.30am to 12.30pm. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

*Harambee Huddle *Shona for ‘all pull together’: A 3 times a year gathering of female carers of someone with poor mental health.Offering a safe and comfortable setting to unwind, share, restore and build resilience. See website for gathering dates. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

Men's Groups 

*Jabari Men’s Project *Swahili for ‘Brave Ones’: A project to engage men with complex needs including those with an offending history. One to one and group sessions are available. Places for these interventions are allocated from various referral routes as well as self-referrals. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

Golden Key Partnership led by Second Step: Nilaari one of 20 organisations which work together across Bristol to improve services for people with the most complex needs. All Golden Key clients are experiencing a challenging mix of homelessness, long term mental health problems, dependency on drugs and alcohol and offending behaviour. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.

Partnership with Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health partnership NHS Trust: Led by Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust, Nilaari along with other public and voluntary sector mental health service providers, employ three Recovery Navigators in different assessment and recovery teams across the city. The teams provide local psychosocial interventions, focusing on supporting individuals to build resilience and improve wellbeing. Please contact zara.b@nilaari.co.uk or 01179525742 for more detail.