Peer Support Project

Mind in Kingston runs a Peer Support Project to support individuals with long-term, enduring mental health issues.

The project is supported by peers - volunteers who have their own experiences of mental health issues. Volunteers have been trained in Intentional Peer Support which is a course that focuses on how to support people as equals by using shared experiences, by listening and by moving forwards.

Peers are matched with a service user and work on specific goals to improve their mental wellbeing, improve self-confidence and self-esteem and connect people with others in their local community.

You can self-refer, but we also take referrals from GPs, Care Coordinators or other medical professionals. Service users must be from the borough of Kingston upon Thames. 

To download the self-referral form, please click on the appropriate link below:

Self-Referral Form (PDF Format)
Self Referral Form (Word Format)

If you require any further information, please contact Sue Ilsley, Peer Support Project Coordinator at or on 07757528699.

For more information, please click here to download our Peer Support Project leaflet.

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Support Volunteer, please contact Sue as above.

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