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.
Do you have a brother or sister affected by mental illness? Find out how you can support your sibling and look after your own wellbeing through our Siblings Network.
The Safe Shop is a base for the community street warden service in Peckham. It is a is a drop in centre for people who want advice about anything related with crime or safety. There is also an internet cafe in the building and a studio space that can be used by young people for music and the arts.
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.
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.
Southside Young Leaders’ Academy was founded in 2007 by Pat Walker, a Primary School head teacher, and her husband Andy Walker, a BBC and Channel 4 television producer. Pat and Andy have a long history of setting up and being involved in child focused projects in South London and they were concerned about the challenges facing boys of African and Afro-Caribbean descent.
Services for Turkish Cypriot and Turkish people in Southwark. Social and cultural activities for young and old and for those with disabilities.
Southwark's Family Information Directory provides information about parenting support, childcare, activities, schools, healthcare, and services for children with special needs.
We are the parent carer forum for Southwark - and we want to achieve the best local services for children and young people aged 0-25 with disabilities/additional needs and their families. We are working with partners in education, health and social care to give families a say in the design and provision of services. Our parent reps are now involved in workstreams with Southwark Council on the new SEND Reforms.
The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian church and registered charity. They run a number of different services from their community church in Southwark, including services for homeless people.
The Somali Integration and Development Association (SIDA) is a voluntary association founded in 1989 to serve the needs of the Somali community.
"Southwark.TV" is a Borough-wide open-access community media service created by Community TV Trust. It was initially funded by Southwark Council through the Education Department. It offers free webspace and support to local groups, schools and community organisations. Local media can link to local life, and the actual life of an individual, in a way that mainstream media cannot. Therein lies its power.
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.
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.
Stepping Stones is an independent special school with charitable status. The school, having first established itself as a first class provider of care and education for young people with hemiplegia, now makes provision for children on the autistic spectrum, for those with acute or chronic medical conditions, with a range of physical disabilities and those youngsters whose mental and/or emotional health is at risk. Stepping Stones also run weekly sessions in Cooking, Keep Fit, Drama, Dance Music and Art.
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.
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.
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 Lord Brock Memorial Trust was set up to preserve Britian's oldest surviving operating theatre for the public benefit. The operating theatre is found in the Herb Garret of St. Thomas's Church. A visit to the Museum is an experience that gives individuals a profound insight into the past, stimulating interest in a whole range of issues about past and present health. Download your Teacher Pack on the website, for all the information you need to plan your visit!