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Capable Creatures

We are a user-led, non-profit organisation, based in Southampton, set up by people with mental health conditions to empower and enable people with mental health conditions to live a fulfilling life, able to access and participate in everyday normal activities, through peer support and the use of dogs.

We recognise the benefits of interacting with dogs to mental health, offering peole who like dogs with mental health conditions and dog owners with mental health conditions opportunity for peer support, training and exercise with their dogs.

We are also raising funds to develop our 'Guides for the Mind' Assistance Dog Programme, to assist people with mental health disabilities in the training of 'Guides for the Mind' Assistance Dogs, to mitigate specific disabling symptoms of their mental health conditions.

As we are a community-based organisation, people using our services and support have the opportunity to interact informally with those living within the community, when out and about engaged in activities, training and walking their dogs in the community. We hope that this will help break down any stigma and discrimination, often felt by people with mental health conditions.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lise Marron
023 8055 9163
Capable Creatures
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Charity number
HMRC charity No. EW23552

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