What is social prescribing?


Crawley Social Prescribing supports people by understanding what matters to them and helping them to connect to local services and community groups. We put people at the centre of what we do and work with them to find the best solutions for their needs.

To find out more:

  • visit BBC iPlayer here to watch an episode of Countryfile which features social prescribing (from 40 minutes onwards).
  • watch his short video from Healthy London Partnerships here.

How Crawley Social Prescribing can help you connect

Finding the right group or service to meet your health and wellbeing needs could make a positive difference to your life. Crawley Social Prescribing offers support for your non-medical needs, connecting you with the people or advice that matters to you. The service is free and confidential; below are just some of the areas in which we can offer support:

  • Housing
  • Finance
  • Work
  • Training
  • Bereavement
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Feel lonely or isolated
  • Lifestyle – eg give up smoking or losing weight
  • Caring responsibilities

How to link up to a social prescriber

If you’d like to discuss getting support from our social prescribing team please send us an email at info@crawleycommunityaction.org and we’ll call you back.

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