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To support recovery through training in commercial sewing
and developing professional sewing skills
 

Sew and Support is a vocational training social enterprise for Bangladeshi men and women who are experiencing mental health issues. 
For more information please click here  for our leaflet.


Individuals learn aspects of domestic and light industrial sewing, hand embroidery, pattern making, cutting, over locking, making button holes, finishing skills, and complete commercial work for a variety of customers.
With separate sessions for men and women, participants attend up to 15 hours per week for up to two years.

Cost and referrals
The service is open to residents of Tower Hamlets residents and other boroughs.  Please call Arif Miah on 020 7247 1910 for information about the placement fees.

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What you say about Sew and Support
‘It keeps me busy. I get to know other people in my situation it helps me to know I’m not the only one suffering in this way.’ Participant

'Meaningful occupation is hugely important in preventing relapse and promoting recovery and there are not enough projects like this which provide structure and training and language support. Mental health professional.'

‘You have really done a great job with her and this is having a positive impact on her mental health.’ Mental health professional.

‘I enjoy the routine, I’d be isolated at home, and I’m doing hand embroidery. I’m also learning how to use the sewing machine – I’m giving it a go.’ Client

‘The staff help us with the work – they demonstrate to us how to do it and follow simple steps – it makes it easier for us.’ Client

‘It keeps me busy. I get to know other people in my situation it helps me to know I’m not the only one suffering in this way.’

Sew and Support Project Pictures

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