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.

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Members can collect a mobility scooter to use to visit places of interest, meet friends for lunch or just enjoy the local scenery. We also have a number of wheelchairs available to rent. For more information call 020 8960 8774 weekdays between 1 pm – 4 pm to book your scooter.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

Escorted Shopper Service on a minibus provided for elderly and disabled residents of Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster. Shopper Timetable:
MONDAY: NORTH Waitrose, Kensington High St
NORTH Sainsburys, Ladbroke Grove
TUESDAY: SOUTH Sainsburys, Cromwell Road
WEDNESDAY: NORTH Sainsburys, Ladbroke Grove
THURSDAY: SOUTH Kings Road
FRIDAY: NORTH Tesco, Brook Green

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

The Volunteer Cars are a one-to-one car service, supported by volunteers. For more information call 020 8964 1114 weekdays between 1 pm – 4 pm.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

Woman’s Trust is a support and mental health service for women affected by domestic abuse. We provide one-to-one counselling, support groups and workshops to help start re-building confidence in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

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

Many women in the ethnic minority communities suffer some of the worst levels of isolation and disempowerment. Midaye works to change this.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

This service is open to all BME women for information, advice and support with day to day support needs every including a drop-in one-stop-shop for women with support to access local available services, enabling women to make informed choices about their daily support needs.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

One to one support to BME women experiencing or affected by domestic abuse, including quality free and confidential crisis intervention support and advice to survivors enabling them to make informed choices about their future.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Advice, information, casework on social welfare law, specifically welfare benefits, housing, immigration, debt

Introductory drama and theatre groups for anyone who has been affected by addiction in anyway. Weekly sessions are free and accessible for everyone! No referral needed. Everyone is welcome at any stage in their recovery, but we ask that participants have not used on the day of the activity. Participants are also invited to join in free theatre performances, social events and volunteer opportunities.

Write Now
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Do you have a story to tell? Do you want try creative writing, but don't know where to start? Have you got an idea, but aren't sure where to go with it? Then come to Write Now to practise writing scripts, constructing characters and building narratives. Whilst developing your skills and confidence, you will support each other through the sharing of stories. No previous writing experience is necessary.
Where: West Kensington Tenants Hall, 80 Lillie Road, London SW6 1TN

Drop-In Drama
Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm
An introduction to acting, without scripts or tears! You will laugh and have fun whilst building confidence, developing focus and commitment through improvisation and theatre games.
Everyone is welcome and no previous experience of drama is necessary. The only requirement is a willingness to have fun and be creative!
Where: West Kensington Tenants Hall, 80 Lillie Road, London SW6 1TN

Women's Drama Group
From 18th March 2020
Wednesday 12:00pm - 2:00pm
This female-only group is specifically designed for women in any way affected by addiction to come together in a creative space, meet new people and support one another.
You will learn new skills and build your self- confidence whilst having fun through drama games and creative exercises. This group is open to all ability levels and no previous experience needed to join.
Where: Clem Atlee Community Hall, 21 Len Freeman Place, London, SW6 7TN

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

The service offers support to 6-18 year olds affected by domestic abuse, current or historic. This includes witnessing abuse from parents or being abused by a partner.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea