Social Prescribing (Self-Care) Directory

Self-Care Directory

The Social Prescribing (Self-Care) directory has been created to improve links between health professionals and the voluntary and community sector.

Selecting more than one category will only return results that provide all of those services

We are the UK's leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Since 1962, we have been providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people.

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

New Opportunities project supports unemployed people to get into paid work. There are volunteering, training and work experience placements to help close the gap between the skills employers want and the skills you can offer.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Our New Opportunities project supports unemployed people to get into paid work.
We use volunteering, training and work experience placements to help close the gap between the skills employers want and the skills you can offer.
Using a tailored approach, our team will provide you with opportunities to develop your potential and to gain the relevant skills and experience required to find paid work.
We are here to support you in all areas of career guidance including; updating your CV, completing job applications and practicing interview skills.
Our team will also introduce you to potential employers and provide you with a wide range of practical opportunities in areas such as; administration, hospitality, retail and childcare.
For more information please contact Ola Omikunle

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

North Kensington Law Centre provides a free and independent specialist legal service to the community and promotes access to legal rights and equality of opportunity.

Advice lines (020 8638 7429) are open at the following times (as of Feb 2021)
Immigration & Asylum Monday's 10-1pm
Employment Monday's 1-3pm
Welfare Benefits Tuesday's 1-3pm
Housing Thursday's 10-12pm

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

LCAT art psychotherapy services in schools and nurseries

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

A service for elderly Arabic-speaking women and men aged 55 years and older that live in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It aims to provide information, advice and advocacy on a wide range of issues including health, housing and welfare benefits to these individuals. For women For women who are unable to come to the centre, there is a bilingual outreach worker who can make home visits and also accompany individuals to GP and hospital appointments

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

One to one sessions to clients on a weekly basis with a trained bereavement volunteer.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham

One You RBKC is an integrated Healthy Lifestyle and Stop Smoking service and aims to help you on the way to a healthier and happier you. We offer one to one stop smoking clinics with specially trained advisors and one to one health assessments with our team to help you create healthier behaviours. From here you'll be directed to a programme which best suits you. This might be a weight management programme, healthy cooking classes, exercise (including aqua aerobic, health walks and circuits) or holistic well being workshops and talks.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

One You Westminster is an integrated Healthy Lifestyle and Stop Smoking service and aims to help you on the way to a healthier and happier you. We offer one to one stop smoking clinics with specially trained advisors and one to one health assessments with our team to help you create healthier behaviours. From here you'll be directed to a programme which best suits you. This might be a weight management programme, healthy cooking classes, exercise (including aqua aerobic, health walks and circuits) or holistic well being workshops and talks.

Where they Work: Westminster