Richmond Foundation was founded on 13th May 1993 and the Deed of Constitution was signed by the Government of Malta (Ministry for Social Development) and Richmond Fellowship International (UK).
The Foundation is a non-governmental and non-profit making organisation in terms of the laws of Malta. It is a leading local NGO in the provision of community services for persons with mental health difficulties and in the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental illness amongst the public. It strives to combat stigma and increase awareness on the subject through the local media. The Foundation actively participates in regional and international events where it has the opportunity to increase its knowledge, expand its network, shares its views and heightens its profile and reputation.
Hundreds of service users and clients use the services of the Foundation on an annual basis, some of whom use the services of the Foundation in a direct and intensive way whilst others less intensively depending on their needs.
Richmond Foundation is a member of the Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks–Europe (GAMIAN-Europe), the European Anti-Poverty Network, the Malta Federations of NGOs and the Malta Health Network.
At Villa Chelsea in Malta Richmond foundation endeavors to provide optimal community mental health services that promote mental wellbeing, address the prevention of mental health problems and provide support for good quality of life. It provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons with mental health problems. It assists its service users to remain in the community and lead a fulfilling life.
It provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons with mental health problems. It assists its service users to remain in the community and lead a fulfilling life.
- Persons who can benefit from the Service:
- Persons between 17 and 65 who have a mental health problem;
- Persons who are willing to use the services offered by Villa Chelsea;
- Persons who are able to understand the philosophy of a therapeutic community and are able to participate and contribute to the community.
424, St. Joseph’s High Street, St. Venera SVR 1013
Tel no 2144 0324, 2148 2336
33, Old Church street, Birkirkara BKR 1701
Tel no 2144 0456, 2148 8062