Maintaining Health Partners is a Southwark-based, not-for-profit cooperative of specialist therapists. They aim to improve the quality of life of people experiencing mental health difficulties and the wider community, and do so through an exciting combination of free holistic therapies, outreach and engagement.
We organise walks in London and the South East as well as weekend trips throughout the UK. The group is run by volunteers and we welcome new members. With six walks a week to choose from with everything from short evening strolls through London's parks to fast 20+ mile hikes over the hills, there are walks to suit everyone. We also do weekends away to a variety of great hiking destinations. All our walks are accessible by public transport, which means they generally start and finish at a rail or tube station.
The Millwall Community Trust has been hard at work in the local community for over 25 years, offering sports and fitness programmes, educational workshops, disability activities, soccer schools and much more.
Mosaic Clubhouse is part of a worldwide network of clubhouses that exist to provide support and opportunities to people living with a mental health condition. We believe that being part of a community that encourages everyone to participate and re-discover their talents, dreams and skills is key to supporting individuals on their recovery journey.
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.
New Leaf offers education, training and employment to adults aged 16+ by creating educational gardens.We work with schools, businesses, community groups, residents associations and youth clubs, providing opportunities for people to interact with and learn about nature. We deliver one-off sessions, to create raised beds for example, and also provide rolling services, maintaining and training groups in the spaces we have helped them transform.
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 BMX Club is based at the BMX track in Burgess Park. They run a number of BMX sessions, including a girls' after school club, a mixed after school club, novice and intermediates sessions and inclusive sessions.
Peckham Library is a library and community building situated in Peckham in south-east London.
Peckham Pulse Healthy Living Centre is a family-friendly centre right at the heart of your local community.
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.
People’s Republic of Southwark was set up in April 2008, with the aim of sharing information about the many inspiring things residents and community groups were doing around the borough in order to improve community cohesion.
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.
RADAR comprises of a range of services in Southwark working together to reduce crime. It provides intensive support for offenders (not on probation licence) with addiction, housing, relationship, benefits & debt advice, problem solving, mental & physical health, education and training to help avoid offending in the future.
The Ramblers is a charity whose goal is to protect the ability of people to enjoy the sense of freedom and benefits that come from being outdoors on foot. We’re an association of people and groups who come together to both enjoy walking and other outdoor pursuits and also to ensure that we protect and expand the infrastructure and places people go walking.
Outreach Service providing Individual support and group activities for young people and adults with learning disabilities in Lambeth and neighbouring boroughs including Southwark.
Repair Cafés are free meeting places and they’re all about repairing things (together). In the place where a Repair Café is located, you’ll find tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need. On clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery, appliances, toys, et cetera.
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.
In 2006 a group of parents and carer volunteers formed the Riverside Parents and Carers Association (RPCA) to arrange regular soft play sessions in a large sports hall at the Salmon Youth Centre in Bermondsey, London for children up to the age of five-years-old.The Riverside Parents & Carers Association (RPCA) invite all parents and carers of children under five to free indoor soft play sessions.
Salmon Youth Centre is a place where young people can go to have fun, feel safe and make friends. They offer young people an opportunity to try different activities and access the support they need to realise their potential.