Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA Services)

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA Services)

Charity information

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA Services)

As a community based charity based in Hackney, we offer a range of courses and counselling for the local community to promote wellbeing, develop new skills, build confidence, self-belief and ambition.

Founded 1969

  • Mission statement

    The PRA (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association), is a self-help organisation founded in the London Borough of Hackney in 1959. It has since developed into a dynamic range of services in three London boroughs. We are a partnership of patients, relatives, friends, and professional workers in association with the statutory social services and health authority that fund part of our work. PRA has developed a wide range of community care facilities aimed at stimulating those recovering from mental illness and thus leading to greater initiative and social awareness. Our aim is to encourage participants to play an active part in the community so that, in conjunction with medical treatments, symptoms retreat or at least lessen in significance.

    As an organization we focus on supporting choice, the development of skills and the provision and support of opportunities. We achieve these by positioning service users at the heart of decision making, supporting self-help initiatives and encouraging them to access bridge building and a mainstream setting.
    With established projects in Hackney, Haringey, and Islington, PRA now has active links with several agencies abroad including, China, Japan, Russia, Sweden, Belgium and Greece.

  • Overview

    Established: 1969

    Registered Charity Number: 292944

    Phone number: 020 8985 3570

    Address: 1a Darnley Road Hackney, London E9 6QH

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