DANCERS Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Fund


WHY? 
Following emergency meetings and conversations with survivors, leaders and dancers. It became apparent for the urgency to action therapy, professional intervention and pastoral care that can support ANYONE affected by conversations of misconduct within the dance industry with immediate effect.

WHAT?
Some individuals have expressed a need for therapy and professional support regarding recent news of misconduct within the dance / arts industry. 

HOW?
Having seeked professional advice a target has been set up to fund 3 months therapy 1on1, group sessions and support for a potential psychology / health and wellbeing hub for dancers. 
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First month 90 min weekly sessions
Second month 60 min bi-weekly sessions
Third month 60 min bi-weekly sessions

3 x Monthly  Group Sessions for all the community- Safe Spaces open to all 
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WHEN?
These funds are needed as soon as possible and all funds will go directly to professional therapy sessions for people in the community. The funds will be allocated to a Dance Therapy fund, a full report will be made to show how this money has been allocated and how your donations have helped provide support. 


ADDITIONAL LINKS:
There are other ways to receive free support for the time being right now:

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/

https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/

https://www.survivorsuk.org/question/grooming/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/grooming/

https://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/rape-helplines


THANK YOU 
Thank you all for taking the time to read this and supporting wherever and however you can. We all need to come together as a community to support, rehabilitate and educate in our dance/arts industry. 

More than ever we need to come together now.

Donations

  • Flora Wellesley Wesley 
    • £30 
    • 6 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • £50 
    • 5 d
  • yari stilo 
    • £25 
    • 9 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 9 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 28 d
See all

Organizer

Julia Cheng 
Organizer
Luton, East of England, United Kingdom
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