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SMART Wokingham making connections

Lee Barefoot, Deputy Manager at SMART Wokingham talks about their Open Day.

‘Today (13/07/17) we had our Open Day, which was very well attended and gave us the opportunity to both show off our lovely new service, as well as create links with partner agencies to build better working relationships.’

‘Once everyone arrived and was seated Jacqui (Wokingham Service Manager) and I provided a brief introduction to the new service. We were then joined by an Ex Service User, soon to become a volunteer who spoke about her journey through recovery to where she is now.’

‘There was a brilliant vibe all day where people from other agencies sat and chatted to our staff, volunteers and service users of the past, present and future!’

Cath Hoskins, SMART’s new CEO visited on the day and commented: ‘It was lovely to see so many partners and Service Users attend the Wokingham Open Day, the team had prepared a superb day, which focused on  building and strengthening pathways and connections for SMART Service Users to benefit from.’


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