KCSC Directory

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To fill the family service and activity provisions' gaps between existing statutory agencies and the need of African French speaking families, who have multiple unmet needs and lives in the LBKC.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Community safety / Crime reduction, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Personal development,

Health charity that advances the health and well being of the UK's African population.

Advocacy / Representation, Health and Wellbeing

We offer free, confidential advice and guidance irrespective of age, political opinion, religious or ethnic affiliation or gender or sexual orientation.

Advocacy / Representation, Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Housing / Homelessness, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum

African Women Care (AWC) was established in July 1998 primarily as a self help group to deal with issues affecting women and children from the Black African Community living in the UK.

Our work addresses issues of poverty, disadvantage, women’s disempowerment, unemployment, health, social exclusion and skills development.

Specifically we offer:

(1) Advice, information, support and advocacy including outreach work enabling women to access services in the area of health, social care, housing and welfare benefits.

(2) Provide support services counselling and mentoring for women who have experienced or affected by domestic violence.

(3) We run befriending service to provide home and hospital visits through an existing pool of committed volunteers for women with terminal or life-threatening illnesses.

Advocacy / Representation, Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance

Works to promote independence, improve wellbeing and reduce isolation by providing companionship, advice and support to older people in Kensington & Chelsea. Services include information and advice, dementia support, health promotion events, befriending, escorting, gardening, practical help, intergenerational projects and many social groups and outings. We also have our own paid-for CQC registered domiciliary homecare service, as well as providing a free basic foot care service. We produce a newsletter three times per year and work collaboratively with other organisations in the borough. We are part of the consortium that developed the New Horizons activity centre in Chelsea.

Community / Social club, Health and Wellbeing, Housing / Homelessness, Information / Advice / Guidance

We provide a range of cultural, educational, training and spiritual activities as well as facilities for the community this includes: A homework club and study centre, Arabic and Quran schools, youth activities, parental empowerment programmes, community cohesion initiatives, elderly well being project, Health and psychological support, referral and signposting, family counselling, prayer facilities and spiritual guidance.

Advocacy / Representation, Community / Social club, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Sports / Leisure

Our aim is to provide information, referral advice, advocacy and assistance to enable better access to mainstream services. We organise health and welfare promotion activities through the use of information and awareness sessions, focus groups and outreach work. All projects work to improve the overall quality of life of our users and to support them to access services that are otherwise inaccessible to them, due to language, cultural religious barriers and ignorance. We aim to make a real difference to thee lives of those we seek to serve, support and assist.

All our services are free, impartial and confidential.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Community / Social club, Education / Training (adults), Environmental Issues, Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum, Sports / Leisure

Alan Morkill House is a residential care home for older people and those who have dementia. The home consists of 49 individual bed-sitting rooms with full disabled access. We work in partnership with local authorities, organisations and residents to create safe, sustainable communities. We aim to support our residents and help them to make the most of opportunities in their lives.

This organisation has not provided a list of activities yet.

Supplementary mother tongue classes for Albanian children and computer classes for mothers. Provision of social events for the Albanian community in London.

Community / Social club, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults)
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