Florence’s story

After her own journey with addiction and eating disorders, Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, a jewellery making business, as a peer-to-peer rehabilitation and therapy centre for women in recovery. As well as going through therapy and nutrition programmes, the women at Sweet Cavanagh also have the opportunity to make and sell jewellery. It is the social enterprise arm of Free Me, a charity based in Notting Hill providing free care and support to women recovering from eating disorders and addictions. It provides daily after-care support and therapy services, empowering its craftswomen, and also giving members a platform to become self-employed as jewellery designers and creators. Now a limited company with permanent premises, charitable status, affiliations with two treatment centres and a group of five women, Norman has big plans for her little charity. The NatWest SE100 index is an online platform for social enterprises, and Sweet Cavanagh has just been nominated for a NatWest SE100 award.  Some of the designs are shown here … sweetcavanagh

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