The relief of poverty, sickness and distress of members of the community particularly those of Cypriot, Kurdish or Turkish decent who are residents in the London by providing such persons with free and confidential advice, assistance, representation, counselling, translating and interpreting services in matter of asylum, immigration, money, debts, welfare benefits, housing, health, education, training and employment.
HAIL’s mission is to support people with a learning disability and other vulnerable people to lead their own lives. HAIL believes everyone has a right to have good support to make sure their needs are met so life is a little easier. At HAIL we want to see people learning the things they want to know, be it how to make a cup of tea, which bus to take to get to their friend’s house, when to drop a stitch or how to start a business. HAIL wants to see people work with their friends, families and partners to find ways they can spend more good times together and less time with the people that are paid to be around. HAIL supports people to find things they want to do and people who they would like to do them with.
Helping Hands for Refugees and Disabled (UK) is a non-profit disabled led, run by skilled committee members and volunteers dedicated to helping disabled people and socially-disadvantaged people and groups, as well as improving the quality of life and sustaining healthy communities.
Hestia Housing & Support was started in 1970 to bring food to the people living on the streets of central London. We now work right across London remaining focussed on those in our communities who are vulnerable and socially excluded.
“I Choose to Smile” is an MS and disability support group with the aim to involve, educate and socialise.
We provide daycentre services to elderly, disabled clients (Chinese, Vietnamese and South Asian background) in South London.
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, caring for more than 7,000 people and their families every week.
KeyRing's support is based on people living in their own homes but sharing their skills and talents with each other and with their communities. KeyRing provides support to people with Learning Disabilities to gain skills using their Personal Budget to enable more independence. It offers support on a 1-1 or group basis, and can assist people with Learning Disabilities make their first move towards independent living.
Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s leading charity supporting disabled people. Every year, we support thousands of people in the UK and around the world with physical and learning disabilities to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued.
Lifelong Family Links was established in 1982 by a group of parents and professionals to offer support to children with disabilities and their families in the Lambeth area. We are constantly developing our range of services, and therefore employ a growing number of staff consisting of professional full-time staff and a team of committed volunteers.
A community-based group that provides recreational activities for people aged 55 and over, who are suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer's, anxiety or depression.
A structured gardening and conservation work project for young adults with mild/moderate learning disabilities living in South, North or East London. It involves physical work and the ability to follow some directions. The project will equip participants with skills in gardening and practical conservation work as well as useful social skills needed in the world of volunteering and paid work.A structured gardening and conservation work project for young adults with mild/moderate learning disabilities living in South, North or East London. It involves physical work and the ability to follow some directions. The project will equip participants with skills in gardening and practical conservation work as well as useful social skills needed in the world of volunteering and paid work.
My Health My Way is a support service to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to tackle symptoms such as immobility, breathlessness, anxiety or daily pain. If you join the programme you will be given personalised support from a dedicated health coach who will guide you to take the steps that will make a difference to you.
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.
Outreach Service providing Individual support and group activities for young people and adults with learning disabilities in Lambeth and neighbouring boroughs including Southwark.
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.
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.
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.
Leonard Cheshire Disability's Southwark Advice Plus service offers information, advice and access to help disabled people live more independently across Southwark.