News & Events News What's on Please note that due to regulations around COVID-19, all of our events and face-to-face groups have been suspended. However, some of our groups have moved to online group work. If you are interested in any of those listed, please complete our referral form. Upcoming Events Date Details Level 2 support – Anxiety group Thursdays 5pm to 6pm Via Zoom BY INVITE ONLY – for 13 to 18 year old young people who are wanting additional peer support and who would like to look at supporting other young people by working with the charity. Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities support group Mondays 5pm to 6.30pm Via Zoom You can also email Fusion directly for queries: [email protected] The BAME Group can help you connect with like minded people and provide you with a supportive network, give you a space to explore the unique challenges faced by BAME people and promote your well-being. LGBTQ (Dudley) group - HWF Wednesdays 5pm to 6pm Via Zoom You can also email Fusion directly for queries: [email protected] LGBTQ group for any young person between the ages of 13 to 18 years who would like a safe space to explore LGBTQ issues, identity and other issues with like-minded individuals LGBTQ (Stourbridge) group - CIN Thursdays, 6pm to 7pm Via Zoom If interested, please complete our referral form and you will be contacted by one of our CIN team LGBTQ group for any young person between the ages of 13 to 18 years who would like a safe space to explore LGBTQ issues, identity and other issues with like-minded individuals. This group focuses more on the younger age group under 15 years Bereavement Hub (12s to 18 year olds) Saturdays (fortnightly), 1pm to 2pm Via zoom If interested, please complete our referral form and you will be contacted. The WHAT centre is now set to open the New Virtual Bereavement Hub. This is an opportunity for young individuals to come together with others who have experienced bereavement and talk about how it has affected their lives. Our aim is to create a non judgmental and empathic environment where you will be able to share your experiences with others and discuss ways that have helped you come to terms with your loss and Grief. To feel the benefit of interacting with others who have been through the experience of Bereavement. Parent and Child Anxiety workshop 18th June (Thur) at 5pm Via Zoom 4-week programme for 13 to 18 year olds. If interested, please complete our referral form and you will be contacted. A unique opportunity for one parent and one child to come together to work systemically on issues around anxiety and how the family can support each other. Run by a systemic family therapist and a youth counsellor. NEW! LGBTQ+ Parents/carers online support group Last Tuesday of every month from 6-7pm Via Zoom To find out more contact: [email protected]/[email protected] We offer a parents/carers online support group, run by two therapists, on the last Tuesday of every month from 6-7pm. This service will offer group support to parents/carers of young people, this includes providing a space to share and explore their feelings, whilst developing skills that can support further understanding, healthier communication and improve relationships. BeeHIVe Gay Men’s Group (18+ only) Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month 11am – 2 pm Brindley House, 48-50 Hall Street, Dudley, DY2 7DY (currently run online - see BeeHIVe for updated timings) If interested and wish to join email [email protected] A supportive group where you can socialise and make new friends. Frequent talks from guest speakers on topics such as hate crime, victim support and transgender support. BeeHIVe Adult LGBTQ+ group (18+ only) Every Fortnight Wednesday, 4:30pm-6pm via Zoom If interested and wish to join email [email protected] A safe place for people to meet others from the LGBTQ+ community within the Dudley Borough, and receive support from their peers. Advice work: Monday 12.00pm to 5pm Wednesday 09:30am to 2.30pm Friday 09:30 to 2.30pm Advice can be on most subjects – employment, benefits, legal + court-related, utilities, housing, family and relationship and issues. We can advise on debt too, but only basic advice for that (not casework), consumer.