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The Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to improving the health and well-being of everyone who lives, works and learns in our borough. This guide is part of our continuing commitment to improving accessibility across all Royal Borough services. The guide will help people with disabilities, their carers, families and friends find out whether shops, pubs, restaurants and hundreds of other popular Royal Greenwich venues and public buildings are accessible to them, before they set off.
161-165 Greenwich High RoadLondonSE10 8JA
For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, Action Against Hunger UK have led the global fight against hunger. They save the lives of children and work with their communities before and after tragic disaster strikes. Action Against Hunger enables people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. They constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing their knowledge and expertise with the world. They push for long-term changes and will never give up until the…
Free, friendly physical activity sessions in your local community for Greenwich residents over 50. Classes include: Exercise to Music (50+), Fitness for 50+, Tai Chi, Sit and Get Fit, Line Dancing and Nordic Walking. Just turn up at your chosen session, fill out a form and you are ready to go. Active for Health is commissioned by Public Health and Wellbeing, Royal Greenwich. Call or visit the website below for more information. We offer a range of sessions and the timetables for different venues can be found…
Belvedere Community CentreMitchell CloseBelvedereDA17 6AA
Support young people from the BME by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities. Advance education and Provide recreational and leisure time activities. We are a local approach to cross policy for young people and bring them together with youth related policy makers, and set out shared vision for how young people will be supported to make responsible and active citizens and to improve their lives, and family cohesion. Active Horizons seeks to meet the changing needs of young people, particularly from the BME, migrant and refugee communities, by assisting them in…
The Woolwich CentreWellington StreetLondonSE18 6HQ
Enjoy. Create. Learn. Our weekly afternoon group for adults meets on Wednesdays from 1.30pm. Colouring, crafting, drawing, learn to stitch and sew. We'll provide everything you need. Throughout the year local artists and creators from the local community will also hold workshops.
Goldie Leigh HospitalLodge HillLondonSE2 0AY
Based on the Goldie Leigh site are the Adult Learning Disability (ALD) service manager, ALD central administrative team, business and service improvement manager, modern matron, nurse consultant/joint clinical director and transport service. These services are available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Service Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCA) help people who are assessed to lack capacity about medical treatment or where they live, and have no family or friends who are willing to represent their views. This can include: People with dementia or mental ill health People with learning disabilities People with physical disabilities People who have had a stroke People who have acquired brain injuries People who are unconscious or in…
7General Gordon SquareWoolwichLondonSE18 6FH
Advocacy In Greenwich wants everybody to have rights, choices and chances; be able to say what they want and be heard and to be part of the community. We will work together with people with learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities to change the way people think so that we can make this happen. We offer: 1 to 1 advocacy Self Advocacy Groups Accessible training about your rights for people with a certain learning diability Accessible training for staff that work in services Volunteering and paid work…
7General Gordon SquareWoolwichLondonSE18 6FH
Elected MPs represent the views of all people with learning disabilities in Greenwich. Citizen Forums and Surgeries give people an opportunity to find out what is going on in Greenwich and London and to talk about how services can be improved. Meetings take place at different venues to make sure that everyone has access them.
Equitable House, 7General Gordon SquareWoolwichLondonSE18 6FH
People with a learning disability in Greenwich have said they can feel scared, intimidated and unsafe when out in the community and do not know where to go for help if they need it. The Safe Places scheme means that people with a learning disability can easily identify a safe place to go to if they are feeling at risk and need help. Places in the community such as shops, cafes, pubs and community buildings sign up to be a safe place and display a sticker in their window. People with a learning disability sign up to the scheme and get a Safe Place card that they will show to the Safe Place if they…