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Equitable House, 7General Gordon SquareWoolwichLondonSE18 6FH
People with a learning disability in Greenwich have said they can feel scared, intimidated and unsafe when out in the community and do not know where to go for help if they need it. The Safe Places scheme means that people with a learning disability can easily identify a safe place to go to if they are feeling at risk and need help. Places in the community such as shops, cafes, pubs and community buildings sign up to be a safe place and display a sticker in their window. People with a learning disability sign up to the scheme and get a Safe Place card that they will show to the Safe Place if they…
217Maryon RoadCharltonLondonLondonSE7 8DB
We provide free independent advocacy support to vulnerable, isolated people living in Greenwich. You can self refer by calling us or emailing using the attached email address or using the Feedback box on our new website.. We are also commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich (RBG) to provide independent advocacy under the Care Act 2014. Referrals need to be directed through the appropriate channels.
54-56Ormiston RoadLondonSE10 0LN
African and African-Caribbean Counselling is culturally sensitive to meet the mental health needs and individual differences of Black people. We aim to match you as best we can with a counsellor who speaks the same language/dialect or comes from the same cultural background. Besides English, we can provide counselling in Yoruba, Igbo/Ibo, Jamaican Patwa, etc. We acknowledge that prejudice, discrimination, poverty, homophobia, childhood and present life experiences can affect an individual’s mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Our…
35Wellington StreetLondonSE18 6HQ
We follow, read and discuss authors and books from Africa and the Caribbean. Our group is free to join and we meet monthly, so plenty of time to read in between meetings. Follow us on Twitter @greenwichlibs or see notices in the library for our latest read. Why not come along soon?
Number 11Blackheath VillageLondonSE3 9LA
Age Exchange is the UK’s national leading charity delivering Reminiscence Arts. The Age Exchange is an inspirational space in the centre of Blackheath that provides a home for a variety of activities and services. With a community café, library, events and specialist groups – there’s something for everyone. 17th - 23rd May 2021 Dementia Action Week COVID 19 UPDATE:
South StreetBromleyKentKentBR1 1RH
Age UK Bromley & Greenwich is a member of the new ‘Connecting Communities Alliance’ in Greenwich. The Alliance is led by The Metro Centre Ltd and the common purposes underlying the activities of the Alliance are to deliver the Connecting Communities for the Royal Borough of Greenwich Health & Adults Services Grant 2019-2023. The following organisations are members of the Alliance: Greenwich Association of Disabled People (GAD) The Metro Centre Ltd Bromley, Lewisham and…
Greenwich Befriending Service offers a vital lifeline to older residents who would otherwise feel lonely and socially isolated. Our trained and vetted Befriending Volunteers provide companionship and support through home visits, telephone befriending and in local friendship groups. One to One Befriending - for people who find it difficult to get out and about and offers home visits one day per week at times convenient to clients, including weekdays and weekends. Clients and befrienders share a chat together and perhaps a cup of tea, whilst playing…