Connection Support Receives Barclays Fund to Empower Clients to Overcome Additional Challenges Created by COVID

Connection Support Receives Barclays Fund to Empower Clients to Overcome Additional Challenges Created by COVID Connection Support has been awarded a grant of £100,000 by Barclays to provide practical support to people in the Thames Valley who are facing further challenges brought about through COVID. Connection Support work with over 4,000 clients every [...]

By | March 24th, 2021|news|Comments Off on Connection Support Receives Barclays Fund to Empower Clients to Overcome Additional Challenges Created by COVID

New CEO Appointed to Lead Connection Support

Mark Thompson, CEO, announced late last year that after 23 years he will be moving on from Connection Support in February. This in turn has led to a competitive recruitment process to find someone who can lead the charity onto our next journey. Talking about the appointment, Mark said: “From a very strong field, Chris [...]

By | February 4th, 2021|news|Comments Off on New CEO Appointed to Lead Connection Support

Connection Support CEO, Mark Thompson, to leave in February after 23 years

Connection Support CEO, Mark Thompson, to leave in February after 23 years Mark Thompson has been the driving force behind Connection Support since joining in 1997 as a Co-ordinator leading a team of five with his own casework. Simply known as Connection at that time delivering support through a floating support pilot project. [...]

By | November 18th, 2020|news|Comments Off on Connection Support CEO, Mark Thompson, to leave in February after 23 years

COVID-19 update for clients

During the current difficult period of COVID-19 we understand that some of our clients may be worried about being able to pay for food, gas, electricity and other necessary outgoings. For some people their income has decreased significantly and they may find they are not entitled to benefits, or may have to wait a [...]

By | March 30th, 2020|news|Comments Off on COVID-19 update for clients

Help us oppose mental health cuts in Oxfordshire of £1.6million

Help us oppose mental health cuts in Oxfordshire of £1.6million by lobbying your County Councillor Oxfordshire County Council is offering the opportunity to give your feedback on proposed mental health budget cuts following an open letter from the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership, of which we are a member. The letter, signed by all members of the [...]

By | January 4th, 2019|news|Comments Off on Help us oppose mental health cuts in Oxfordshire of £1.6million

Merger to support Young People facing homelessness in Buckinghamshire

Merger to support Young People facing homelessness in Buckinghamshire Connection Support and Padstones, providing housing support in Buckinghamshire to homeless young people in the Thames, merged on 1 June 2018. Talking about the merger, Mark Thompson, CEO of Connection Support said “The merger with Padstones provides us with the opportunity to provide housing in [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Merger to support Young People facing homelessness in Buckinghamshire

Celebrating 21 years of helping vulnerable people. What’s the future?

Celebrating 21 years of helping vulnerable people. What’s the future? On Friday 11th November 2016, local charity, Connection Support, celebrated 21 years with an event entitled ‘Your Future, Our Future’ in Thame Town Hall with commissioners, charities and partners across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Commenting on the day, Mark Thompson, CEO of [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|celebration, news|Comments Off on Celebrating 21 years of helping vulnerable people. What’s the future?
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