Bridge of Hope, a department of Ashton Community Trust promotes mental health and wellbeing by supporting individuals to adopt better coping skills, develop self-care strategies and to make positive life changes. Different funding streams enable us to deliver the services listed below to a wide range of individuals. Ring the team on 028 90221022 or 02895438707 to find out more.
Counselling Services & Psychological Therapies
We provide psychological therapies and counselling services in a warm, safe and supportive environment to individuals aged 5+.
Bridge of Hope provides complementary therapy services including aromatherapy massage and reflexology in a relaxing, welcoming and safe environment.
Troubles Permanent Disablement Payment Scheme (TPDPS)
We provide support or can apply for The Troubles Permanent Disablement Payment Scheme (TPDPS) on your behalf. To qualify for the Troubles Pension, a person must have suffered a severe and permanent physical or psychological injury during the Troubles. Successful recipients will receive annual payments of between £2,000 and £10,000 for the rest of their life. If you or someone you know needs any help, advice or assistance with this process, please get in touch.
Health & Wellbeing Casework
Bridge of Hope has two Health and Wellbeing Caseworkers who work directly with victims and survivors to improve health and wellbeing. These roles are funded by the PEACE IV element of the Victims & Survivors.
Life coaching is a practice that helps people identify and achieve personal goals. It aims to support and help the individual set and reach goals using a variety of tools and techniques.
Professional Development Training
Bridge of Hope are a Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) accredited learning centre and have been training individuals in the practice of reflexology and massage since 2003. We offer courses in Reflexology, Thermal Auricular Therapy and Swedish Body Massage.
Personal Development Training
Bridge of Hope delivers a wide variety of personal development and stress management programmes.