Social Prescribing (Self-Care) Directory

Self care directory

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Our welfare benefits caseworker offers advice on welfare benefits issues to people who live in Kensington and Chelsea only. We specialise in helping people to challenge unfair decisions about their benefits.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We can provide assistance with a number of issues including: Welfare benefits, Health & disabilities, Housing, Social care needs, advice on energy efficiency & fuel poverty. We also offer assistance with form filling.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW** or directly to provider (outside of MCMW)

Where they Work: Queen's Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Generalist advice is available to residents of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The advice centre offers a drop in service for quick queries, office appointments, home visits, phone advice. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:30-13:00. Other times by appointment.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We provide accessible Information, Advice and Guidance to Deaf people in their first language. Our areas of expertise include benefits, money, housing, employment, debt and family/domestic.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Programme for offenders and ex-offenders which offers hands on support for people with a wide range of criminal convictions. Support for offenders and ex-offenders with mental health issues, including; personality disorders, depression, PTSD, or any issues affecting well-being such as social isolation, unemployment, stress and domestic violence.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Islamic counselling is a faith based therapeutic approach. The service is open to people of all faiths and those of no faith; we work with clients based on their understanding of the world and what is important to them. The service is confidential and provided by qualified, accredited counsellors trained up to at least Level 4 who are DBS checked. The Lateef Project is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), so all data is protected and held securely. We have both male and female counsellors available. The service is available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 AM and 5 PM.
Our counselling service in this current situation is limited to a telephone-based and internet- based virtual service rather than face-to-face sessions.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Joy of Sound develops and delivers Inclusive, Participatory Music and Arts for Wellbeing activities at regular weekly workshops, occasional public, private and educational events, and outreach. Working with people of all abilities including disabled and impaired people, people with LD and PMLD, elders, people facing mental health challenges, families and community. Currently we have workshop bases at Kensington and Chelsea, Hackney and Lambeth, and undertake London Wide outreach to hard to reach groups, UK wide visits and International residences.

JOS stopped all face-to-face workshops on March 13th 2020 in response to HMG Covid-19 directives. We have moved all project delivery on-line, facilitating a weekly program of inclusive Zoom workshops finely tailored to fit the needs and preferences of our established broad ranging participants and new attendees.

Currently we offer 5 open on-line Zoom sessions every week on a rolling basis. Our Monday to Friday program includes Movement and Dance; Sing and Sign; Ever-New Story Sharing; Seriously Silly Sensory Sessions and Seated Yoga with capacity for up to 50 participants per session. Additionally we offer private sessions to specific individual participants, or groups by arrangement.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

will help with all

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.
Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. We offer advice and information on a wide range of subjects including Welfare Benefits, Employment, Housing, Consumer, Legal, Tax, Family law, Energy suppliers and Immigration & Nationality.
We’re an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea
Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea