A time bank is a new and exciting way for people to come together to help others and help themselves at the same time. Paxton Green Time Bank can include groups and organisations as well as individuals. We have over 20 flexible and unique partnerships with like-minded organisations, based on a spirit of reciprocity.
Peckham Library is a library and community building situated in Peckham in south-east London.
The Peckham Peculiar is a hyperlocal newspaper for Peckham and Nunhead.
Pembroke House is a multi-use community space in Walworth, south-east London. They offer free community activities and volunteer opportunities so that people can get involved in their local community and improve their wellbeing.
Membership is nationwide and we are keen to recruit more members and volunteers, set up local support groups and develop a network of contacts with experience relevant to our aims.
We want our pupils to have the very best beginning to their school career and our rich and varied curriculum is designed to ensure each child achieves their fullest potential. Pupils leave us having gained the learning skills and attitudes that will equip them for life and which will help them to be whole people, confident, competent and contented and ready to continue on their own personal journey to success.
PLUS is a registered charity which offers residential, respite, leisure and employment services for adults with learning disabilities in south east London. PLUS recognises and celebrates the uniqueness of every individual with a learning disability. Our work enables personal growth, encouraging each person’s voice to be clearly heard in decision-making and lifestyle choices. We aim to provide the standards of service and support which we would choose for ourselves or those close to us.
Raw Sounds is the mental health programme at Raw Material. The programme brings music and performing arts to the community and in hospitals, enabling vulnerable people to access Raw Material's services independently and have control over their lives.
Rewrite is a grassroots participatory arts charity based in Southwark.
Real Drama began in 2007 as a volunteer run, peer-led drama provision, today Real Drama is a twice award winning registered charity, now able to provide paid employment to our peer-leaders. We provide free weekly performing arts provision to young people growing up in deprived communities in South London.
RefugeeYouth is a small national charity dedicated to overcoming isolation, alienation and despair among young refugees by supporting opportunities for their development, inclusion and integration. It's a place where young people can discover their creativeness, get stimulation and learning, and gain acceptance. They are based in Oval, London.
Resources for Autism provide practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition and for their families and carers. All staff and volunteers are autism trained and services are designed to be welcoming and accepting of users whatever their level of need and support. We are constantly developing new projects and are always happy to hear from anyone who would like a tailored provision from us.
RBCS is a friendly non-audition mixed-voice amateur community choir based in Rotherhithe, Southwark, south-east London. Our aim is to practice and perform good music to suit a variety of tastes, and have a good time in the process.
Shape provides opportunities and support for disabled artists and cultural organisations to build a more inclusive and representative cultural sector. We have worked constantly with the major cultural institutions to partner positive change for disabled people. As a result of all this work the focus of our activity has changed and our current strategic plan is to now work more closely with disabled creatives at all stages of their development and to broker opportunities for their full inclusion into the mainstream of arts and culture.
Share works with disabled people who need extra help and support in order to achieve their potential and realise their dreams and aspirations. We provide training, education, employability, and personal development programmes for people, including those with long-term health conditions, physical/sensory impairments, mental health needs, or learning disabilities.
Siobhan Davies Dance is an investigative arts organisation that stimulates new thinking based on a more contemporary definition of choreography. Our home, Siobhan Davies Studios is a place to connect with others and engage with a stimulating programme of exhibitions, talks, events and classes. Designed with independent artists in mind but open and welcoming to everyone. It allows us to offer competitive studio hire to independent dance artists, providing access to superb facilities at affordable prices, as well as body conditioning classes and therapies to treat injuries.
Spring Ward (Bethlam Royal Hospital) is a 13-bed forensic service in River House Medium Secure Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital. We provide assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care for women, aged over 18, who have a range of mental health problems.
Sound Minds is a user led charity and social enterprise transforming the lives of people experiencing mental ill health through participation in arts activities. We are a thriving community bound together by creativity and a shared belief in mutual support. Sound Minds success and our reputation for developing and managing innovative projects has only been possible because service users run the organisation. The majority of our staff, directors and volunteers originally came to receive the service they now help to provide. Our governing documents require that service users are not in a minority on our Management board.
Southbank Mosaics is a not for profit social enterprise bringing together world class mosaic artists such as Jo Thorpe, Tessa Hunkin and Susie Balazs with members of the general public. Southbank Mosaics runs an “Open Studio”, where artists, volunteers, school students and active citizens are trained in mosaic design and then help us to make public realm art works.