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Pembroke House
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.
Penderel’s Trust Payroll Bureau
Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community.
Ramblers – Get Walking Keep Walking
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.
Silver Fit
SilverFit encourage people to regain or to maintain their lifelong fitness. They aim to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise for the over 45s and help over 45s find a way to regular exercise they enjoy. They provide opportunities to get active by arranging events and regular local groups.
Silver Line
The Silver Line is the confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK open every day and night of the year.
South Asian Elderly Organisation (SAEO) operates a Day Centre 5 days a week which is staffed by a team of qualified staff and volunteers. The aim of the project is to provide an environment where elderly people of South Asian origin can meet and participate in activities that are appropriate for their needs.
South London Islamic Centre
Since its founding in 1977, South London Islamic Centre has pioneered a number of very successful activities for the Muslim community and we are continually striving to improve our circumstances. Apart from the regular prayer, five times daily and madressah classes for our children, we were also currently providing facilities for the tuition of children in various core subjects such as Mathematics, English and science. The centre was providing free tuition to deserving children, meets burial costs for the needy and even provides help and emergency homes for homeless families.
Services for Turkish Cypriot and Turkish people in Southwark. Social and cultural activities for young and old and for those with disabilities.
Southwark Free Gym and Swim
Free swim and gym sessions form part of Southwark Council’s Fairer Future Promise to make it easier for the borough’s residents to get healthy. From 29 July 2016 all borough residents will be able to use the swim and gym facilities for free in six of the borough’s leisure centres, operated by Southwark Council in partnership with Everyone Active.
Southwark Home Library Service
The home library service is free for Southwark residents who are not able to get to their local library. Once a month library staff will deliver library items directly to a resident’s home, or to their sheltered unit or nursing home. This service is ideal for those with disabilities (children and adults), older people and their carers, and people who cannot visit the library due to accident or illness.
Southwark Irish Pensioners Project
The Southwark Irish Pensioners Project (SIPP) provides a lifeline to hundreds of elderly, vulnerable and isolated Irish people in Southwark. Their services are also available to non-Irish pensioners who live locally. They offer a drop-in day service, information and advice, and a community support service.
Southwark Pensioners Centre (SPC)
Southwark Pensioners Centre is a well respected 30 year old local charity that supports older people aged 50+ to enjoy healthier, independent and more active lives, in touch with each other and their communities.
Southwark Resource Centre
The Southwark Resource Centre (SRC) is a new building in the heart of Walworth and one of the first developments of the new Aylesbury Estate. The SRC is a council building with services covering Reablement, Day respite and long term support for adults with physical disabilities. It is designed to provide specialist support for those with complex needs, whilst offering more choices to help less disabled service users and older people live as active citizens in their community.
Southwark Somali Integratrion and Development Association (SIDA)
The Somali Integration and Development Association (SIDA) is a voluntary association founded in 1989 to serve the needs of the Somali community.
Thrive
Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. This therapy is known as social and therapeutic horticulture - the process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, and communication and thinking skills. It is also uses the garden as a safe and secure environment in which to develop an individual’s ability to socialise, make friends, and gain practical skills that make them more independent and self-reliant.
Time and Talents
Founded in 1887, today Time & Talents runs targeted projects working with people with high levels of need such as isolated elderly people and disabled groups, and universal wider activities and events designed to create a strong, resilient, happy, and supportive community. A core part of their work is providing ways for people to connect and share their time and talents, including a wide range of volunteering opportunities, skills-sharing, and opportunities to socialise and connect neighbours to reduce isolation.
Tourism for All
Tourism for All UK is a national charity dedicated to standards of world class tourism which are welcoming to all. Tourism for All UK contains the knowledge gained over the past 35 years in providing information to the public, especially to people with disabilities, on where their specific access needs can be met so that they can fully participate in travel and leisure.
UK Men’s Shed Association
A Men's Shed is a larger version of the typical man’s shed in the garden – a place where he feels at home and pursues practical interests with a high degree of autonomy. A Men's Shed offers this to a group of such men where members share the tools and resources they need to work on projects of their own choosing at their own pace and in a safe, friendly and inclusive venue.

Please get in touch to see how we can help.

We are really flexible and can work around you. We can come and meet you, or you can drop in and see us. If you’d rather speak to us over the phone, or send us an email or text – that’s fine too.

Opening hours:  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Drop-in hours:   Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1pm – 4pm (6 x 30min face-to-face appointments available on these days)

Call:                     0203 751 9684

Text:                    ‘HUB1’ and your query to 82727

Email:                  southwarkhub@together-uk.org

Drop in:               You won’t usually need to make an appointment to come in and see us in the afternoons.

If you want to pop in during the hours of 12pm-4.30pm, just turn up and someone will be there ready to speak to you.

You can visit us at the main Hub here:

Southwark Wellbeing Hub, at Thames Reach Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA.

Come to Reception and ask for the Southwark Wellbeing Hub. Someone from our team will then come and meet you.

Closest train stations: Peckham Rye and Denmark Hill
Buses: 12, 36, 171, 345, 436 (Vestry Rd stop)

Our pop-ups:

You don’t need an appointment to visit us at one of our pop-up locations. These locations may change month to month so do come back to find out where we are currently.

 

Dragon Cafe, Crypt of St George the Martyr Church, Borough High St, SE1 1JA
Closest tube station: Borough
Buses: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10 (Borough stop)
Dragon Café is across the street from Borough tube station, and based inside St George the Martyr’s church, in their crypt.

Mondays at 14:00 – 16:00 (this Pop Up is closed during August)

 

T&T2, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, London SE16 7LL
Train: Surrey Quays
Bus: 199, 225, 381 (Surrey Quays Shopping Centre)

Mondays at 14:00 – 16:00 (except for the third Monday of each month)

 

The Gardens GP SurgeryThe Gardens, London SE22 9QU
Train: East Dulwich
Bus: 12, 63, 197, 363 (The Gardens stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of The Gardens Surgery – appointments can be booked by contacting the surgery.

The third Monday of each month at 15:00 – 17:00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Paxton Green Health Centre, 1 Alleyn Park, London SE21 8AU
Train: Gipsy Hill
Bus: 3 (Gipsy Hill stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of Paxton Green Group Practice GP Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Tuesdays at 10.00 – 13.00

 

Pembroke House, 80 Tatum Street, London SE17 1QR
Train/Tube: Elephant and Castle
Bus: 42 (Congreve St stop) 21, 53, 63, 168, 172, 363, 453 (Old Kent Road East Street stop)

Every other Tuesday at 11.00 – 13.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

East St GP Surgery, 301 East Street, Walworth, London SE17 2SX
Train/Tube: Elephant and Castle
Bus: 42 (Congreve St stop) 21, 53, 63, 168, 172, 363, 453 (Old Kent Road East Street stop)
This Pop Up can be used by patients of East St GP Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Every other Tuesday at 14.00 – 17.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Talfourd Care Leavers’ Hub, 7 Talfourd Place, London SE15 5NW
Train: Peckham Rye
Bus: 12, 36, 136, 171, 343, 345, 436 (Southampton Way)

The first Wednesday of each month at 13.00 – 15.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Lambeth College, Clapham Centre, 45 Clapham Common South Side, London, SW4 9BL
Tube: Clapham Common
Bus: 50, 155, 249, 690 (Elms Road/Windmill on the Common)

The second Wednesday of each month at 12.00 – 15.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Lewisham Southwark College, Waterloo Campus, 25 The Cut, London SE1 8LS
Tube: Southwark
Train: Waterloo East
Bus: 45, 63, 100 (Southwark stop)

Thursdays at 12.00 – 14.00 during term time

 

Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 0RB
Tube: Southwark
Bus: 35, 40, 133, 343, C10 (Southwark Street); 45, 63, 100 (Pocock Street); 344 (Great Suffolk Street); 381, RV1 (Lavington Street)
This Pop Up is run in conjuction with Blackfriars Settlement and Three Cs‘ Well Connected programme.

The first Thursday of each month at 10.00 – 12.00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Nunhead Surgery, 58 Nunhead Grove, London SE15 3LY
Train: Nunhead
Bus: 78, P12 (Nunhead Green stop)
When you first arrive at the Nunhead Surgery, present yourself at reception. This Pop Up can be used by patients of Nunhead Surgery – please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Thursdays at 14:00 – 17:00 (closed on the third Thursday of each month – see Events calendar for details)

 

The Green Nunhead, 5 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ
Train: Nunhead
Bus: 78, P12 (Nunhead Green stop)

The third Thursday of each month at 14:00 – 17:00 (see Events calendar for dates)

 

Inspire Café, The Crypt At St Peters, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH
Tube: Kennington
Bus: 12, 35, 45, 148, 171 (Westmoreland Road stop)

Fridays at 12:00 – 15:00