Lead Providers

There are three main providers for Community Connections, each covering different areas of Surrey. Please read below for more information.



The Welcome Project, part of Catalyst,  is open to adults who may be struggling with their emotional and mental wellbeing.

We work closely partners such as Oakleaf, Guildford Action, VASWS, CornerHouse, Mary Frances Trust and Voluntary Support North Surrey to deliver and develop a range of activities and support to keep well.  We are to enable people to unlock their potential. The Project focuses on people’s needs to regain their power and strength, lead a well-balanced life, maintain and increase their feeling of well-being.

We provide a variety of activities, support, guidance and opportunities for people who feel isolated, lost their focus, suffer from anxiety or need a change of direction.

The areas we cover:

North West Surrey CCG area: Spelthorne, Runnymede, Woking, Elmbridge (West)

Guildford and Waverley CCG area: Guildford, Waverley

Surrey Heath CCG area: Surrey Heath, Farnham


The Mary Frances Trust is a Charitable Company covering the area of Mole Valley and Epsom & Ewell. Mary Frances Trust was established in 1994 by carers, service users and professionals to support local people with any kind of emotional or mental distress get back on with their lives again. Our main principles focus on:

  • Inclusivity – being part of a supportive community
  • Participation and Active Input – strength based approach not just being a passive recipient. Active and voluntary involvement in every aspect of running the organisation (incl. delivery, monitoring, reviewing and service development)
  • Equal and Respectful Relationship between staff, volunteers and people using the service
  • Individuality – we look at the person and the needs and tailor our service accordingly

Our services include but are not limited to: groups and activities; local café and drop-ins; advocacy, advice and support; courses, workshops and training; volunteering opportunities; self-help groups and many more.

The areas we cover:

Surrey Downs CCG area: Mole Valley, Epsom & Ewell, Elmbridge (East), Banstead




Richmond Fellowship is a specialist provider of mental health services.  We’re here to help improve the mental wellbeing of people living in Runnymede, Spelthorne, Tandridge, Reigate and Banstead.

Together with the individual, the charity develops support plans to help service users meet their personal recovery goals. Through advice and information, the organisation helps people access community activities, such as Art Matters, a Community Art studio, IT, and a range of short wellbeing/personal development courses.

The areas we cover:

East Surrey CCG area: Reigate and Redhill, Tandridge