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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Educational support for children and parents from ethnic minority communities

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Abundance Arts provides workshops and performances in African drumming, music, dance, storytelling and visual arts, tailored to participant's age and Key Stage requirements.

Our unique educational arts activities provides fun creative learning which helps to unlock the students potential, and enhance confidence and cross curricular learning. Using exciting African drums and percussion, motivational songs, energising movement and dance, meaningful stories stunning textiles and visual arts, with background info crossing over a wealth of African cultures.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

The project aims to give support to people from BME communities in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, experiencing a period of emotional upset and distress. The project is set out to improve the emotional wellbeing of those who are vulnerable and less likely to access statutory services, and to expand local partners’ knowledge of emotional wellbeing and mental health as it affects the communities they work with.

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

IT classes and English conversational classes to support women in their full integration in to society and to increase their employability and independence.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

To turn dreams into action at the pace of the individual.

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

We provide advice and guidance on education, health, social services and immigration to black minority groups. We will also signpost to other services. We also provide an interpreting and translation service.
We help refugees and asylum seekers engage in to a different culture, break loneliness and help them to get involved in voluntary work and ultimately find jobs.

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

Due to mobility issues or a lack of confidence, leaving the house can be a daunting prospect for many older people. Our Escorting volunteers are on hand to help people to get out and about, whether it's on foot, public transport or by taxi
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW** or directly to provider (outside of MCMW)

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

Supporting older people with mobility problems to get to appointments.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW**

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

English as a second language by a qualified English teacher. The sessions are free of charge and are a lifeline to ladies who have no recourse to public funds and therefore can’t access mainstream further education. We also provide free crèche.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea