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

Individual sessions for children and adolescents are available at all community sites and schools on request. Family, sibling and peer group sessions also available.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Our aims are
- to support disadvantage persons of Chinese origin who live, work or study in London through the provision of information and assistance on issues such as immigration and domestic violence from our centre and our ancillary network of organisations
- help eliminate racial discrimination and promote improved race relations in the UK
- advocate for the equal opportunities for social and working conditions for persons of Chinese origin

The aim of the charity is to provide information, support and advice to the ethnic Chinese in the UK who are disadvantaged by either poverty, linguistic and cultural barriers or being in a disadvantaged situation.

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

We aim to promote healthy living and to faciltiate access to health services for the Chinese community in the UK. The Centre takes an holistic approach tackling both the physical and psychological aspects of health.

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

The citizens advice service in Kensington & Chelsea is an independent charity serving the local community. Generalist advice services provided by our two main bureaux based at Chelsea Old Town Hall and Westway Information Centre are a mix of 'open door', telephone and appointment access. Additional services provided: legal, debt, income maximisation, HIV and other outreach work.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Hear Women gives women from migrant and minority background an opportunity to socialise, make new friends, discover their neighbourhood and experience positive emotions. The Coffee Mornings gather women over hot drinks and cakes.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

A weekly programme of community based (and online) supported activities and social groups

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

People who are vulnerable due to a disability, illness or their age may find it difficult to put their views across or feel they aren’t being listened to. Our advocates can support people to deal with an issue they are facing.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Community advocacy service for aged 18 and over for physical and sensory disability, and for any persons without any impairment aged 50 and over (those with mental health, dementia, learning disability etc. service provided by The Advocacy Project)
The Community Advocacy service will support issues such as:
• Disputes about social care
• Legal issues (or income maximisation issues beyond CAB’s remit)
• Disputes with organisations concerning the person’s disability or other needs
• Complaints – against social services and others e.g. British Gas etc.
• Safeguarding
• Dignity in Care in the community or residential settings
• Supporting Personalisation
• Making contact with wheelchair repairs, utilities, issues around blue badge parking etc.
• We can help people attend court but will not be representing them there.
• We can help with benefits and PIP/ESA support at assessments with preparation, and can attend appeals, but cannot support them with appeals process other than attending meetings with them
• We can help people with child protection cases to support qualifying adults to attend meetings but not the child.
• We can help with employment issues

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea