What We Do

Annual Retreats

Every Year the Bishops’ Mental Health Project hosts and subsidises an annual retreat for those involved in mental health pastoral care.

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Small Grants Fund

Catholic Bishops’ Mental Health Project Small Grants Available.
Closing date: Noon on September 11, 2017.

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Mental Health Projects

From 2010 – 2013 the Mental Health Project ran a small grants programme when 11 projects shared £70,000 of Day For Life funds to deliver good practice resources across the Catholic community for the pastoral care and benefit , at local level, of those with mental health needs, their families and carers.

‘Mindfulness in Schools’

Norwich - Awarded £250


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‘Delivering Music for Older People with Mental Health Problems’

Hertfordshire - Awarded £2,000


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St Dymphna Befriending Group

Nuneaton - Awarded £2,500


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‘Emotional Wellbeing Project’ with People who are Homeless

London - Awarded £4,000


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‘Pastoral Care Project – Annual Week of Prayer for Dementia and Annual Day of Prayer for World Mental Health Day 2011’

Coleshill - Awarded £5,000


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‘Support Group for Women Sanctuary Seekers and their Children’

Liverpool - Awarded £5,000


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‘Parents Mentoring’

Milton Keynes - Awarded £6,240


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‘Travellers in Prison – Voices Unheard’

National - Awarded £7,500


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‘Stressed Out!’ Young Catholics

National - Awarded £7,500


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‘Mental Health Support Groups’

Shrewsbury - Awarded £14,500


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‘Meeting Mental Health Needs in our Parish and Deanery Community’

National - Awarded £14,936


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