Your impact and stories The Difference We Make Community Projects New Peace and Tranquility Garden at Abingdon Community Hospital Progress was stalled due to lockdown, but work can finally commence with transforming a grassy unused area at Abingdon Community Hospital, to a space that can be enjoyed by patients, visitors and staff. Find out more Befriending Phone support for Carers We are proud to set up a new befriending phone line in June 2020 for carers. Looking after someone, of any age, with a mental health illness, a physical health condition or a learning disability can be challenging. This non-emergency and non-clinical line, just offers support to family, friends and carers needing to just talk. Find out more Healthy Abingdon The Healthy Abingdon project was set up in 2017 and aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the town through connecting people and organisations. The initial stages of the project were funded by a grant but to continue the development of the project, further funding was required. Find out how OHC helped with this project. Raw RAW, a social enterprise based in Blackbird Leys make high-quality wooden products and changing lives by employing, training and supporting people who face prejudice and barriers to work. They state on their website, www.raw-workshop.co.uk that 85% of their team have faced issues such as physical or learning difficulties, mental health illness, recovery from addiction and criminal histories. Find out how OHC helped with this project.