Social Prescribing (Self-Care) Directory

Self care directory

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Various locations, dates and times throughout the week. Please call Ximena or Joanna or email for further details.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

KAYAV provides information in Albanian about: employment, education, finances and immigration. We also provide news about Kosova, Albania and Britain in Albanian language.

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

The Lateef Project was set up in 2010 to work with Muslim communities in Birmingham and is the longest running Islamic counselling service in Europe. We are an independent service that has worked with the NHS and other statutory and voluntary partners. Though the service was initially open to Muslims across Birmingham, we have worked with Muslims from all over the UK as well as Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Our face-to face service has reached people from diverse Muslim communities in several languages, providing a professional and sensitive therapeutic response to mental distress and common mental health problems, in line with the teachings of Islam. Our service has also been accessed by people of other faiths and those who do not ascribe to a particular faith. The Lateef Project is unique in its use of Islamic Counselling – a highly respected therapeutic faith-based model developed, practiced and trained to an accredited professional qualification in the UK for 20 years.

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

We provide activities for adults and children and young people. Our programme for adults includes fitness for women and an activities afternoon. We also hold events throughout the year such as a summer picnic and coach trip, parties, film nights and board game nights. We work with 8s-11s and with girls aged 11-16.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

A programme of social activities for carers of people with learning disabilities. They will continue this by providing 10 activities for over 30 carers and provide advice and information to over 50 carers.

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

Specialist legal advice on disability-related benefits, discrimination and general casework.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Group exercise, for people recovering from or living with long term neurological conditions. Physiotherapy led exercise classes, with individual assessment of each participant's needs at the start and after every 12 sessions of the programme. This means all participants have their exercises individually tailored within the group setting, enabling them to get the maximum physical benefit out of their efforts and to continually progress. Participants have expressed how being supported by a physiotherapist post NHS discharge increases their confidence in attending exercise. We ensure we goal set and signpost to other community physical activity sessions

Where they Work: Westminster

Participants enjoy playing African Drums and percussion, learning cross-rhythms and being involved in creative self-expression, and songs.

Its a lot of fun, you also get background info about the names of the drums, types of rhythms and which African countries they are from.

Through the practical performance aspects Abundance Arts' drumming and music workshops participants feel confident in learning new things and develop team building skills, by listening to each other and having fun in a relaxed group environment.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We give advice about different housing related issues to hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people every year. We understand what you, or your friends, might be experiencing. So if you need advice, contact us. You can phone us, or you can come along to one of our drop-in surgeries. Some of the housing issues we’ve helped LGBT+ people with include:
-if you’re homeless or at risk of becoming homeless;
-if your relationship with your family has broken down because of your sexual orientation or gender identity;
- if you’ve been victimised or harassed;
- if you need to escape from domestic abuse;
- if you need advice about a dispute with your landlord;
- if you need advice with your housing benefits

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

One to one mental health advocacy and support with self care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people 16+. The project will also provide awareness training to local professionals and agencies

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