SPARK is a free and confidential service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) young people aged 13-25 in Southwark. It is provided by METRO Youth and funded by LB Southwark Youth Service.
SpeakerBox is a young people led forum where children and young people in care and care leavers can meet peers, talk about their experience of being in care and inform Council practice.
Sporting Recovery support people with complex care needs achieve structure and promote social interaction in their daily lives. As a non-profit company that provides exercise activities for mental wellbeing, they intergrate team sport activities, nutritional advice & support and sports education to people on their recovery pathway.
Community centre offering a variety of activities including a Friday drop-in for anyone living locally. Groups for carers, toddlers, also dance and crafts groups.
We provide high quality, up-to-date stroke information for stroke patients, their families and carers. Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That's one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies.
Time and Talents Stroke Club has been set up 15 years ago to meets the needs of those who have had a stroke and their carers. The club runs a weekly programme of activities which is decided by members. It's a weekly self-help group which takes place during term time for survivors of stroke and their carers.
Provides educational and practical opportunities for all people in the local community and beyond to learn about farming, food production, animal care, horticulture, crafts, cooking and nutrition. Surrey Docks Farm is a unique environment, used by a wide cross section of the community, making it an ideal setting for educational and environmental activities throughout the year.
We provide gardening and creative opportunities for co-workers (the name the project gives to our primary beneficiaries) referred from over 30 community organisations and health sector agencies. We have developed an integrative approach where those with different degrees of mental and physical ill health come together with volunteers and members of the local community. This approach aims to reduce exclusion and the prejudice which fuels continuing lack of opportunity for many of our beneficiaries.
Tennis2bee are a London-based tennis group who make tennis an accessible sport.
The Bridge is a charity aiming to make a difference to the lives of women living or working in London. The Bridge is a women-only gym and offering an array of specialised health and fitness classes, personal training sessions, free gym inductions and free one-to-one starter programmes.
The Challenge is the UK's leading charity for building a more integrated society. We work on a local level to connect people together across all ages and walks of life. In running our programmes we partner with a wide range of local charities and community organisations to help young people understand what local people are doing to tackle important issues and meet local needs.
The Goodlife Centre is an independent learning space situated in Waterloo, Central London. We offer practical boutique workshops in DIY, Home Maintenance, Decorating, Upholstery, Woodwork & Carpentry, Furniture Upcycling & Restoration and various traditional hand Crafts.
The Grove Children and Family Centre has been registered since 2006 and is run by the school governing body along with Southwark Education Authority. The 'under threes' unit' provides full day care and the 'extended day' provides out of school care. These services are located within The Grove Children and Family Centre in the Camberwell area of the London borough of Southwark. Children have access to secure enclosed outside play areas. A maximum of 36 children may attend the under threes unit and a maximum of 24 children may attend the extended day at any one time.
Superarts has been our way of life for decades, a way of relating to young people and their families, and a platform for community and fellowship.
The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We currently support 100,000 people a year. We know we make a positive difference to their lives and we want to do the same for even more of the 700,000 people in the UK living with autism.
The Peckham Society is the amenity society for Peckham, SE15 and was affiliated to The Civic Trust while it existed. Our Society exists to encourage interest in and to care for the environment and history of Peckham and the surrounding area.
The Reader run weekly shared reading groups throughout London. Everything is read aloud at the group so there's no need to read anything in advance.
This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport England and a wide range of partnership organisations. It's a celebration of active women up and down the country who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets.