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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.
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…
The Camden Society, 60Holmes RoadLondonNW5 3AQ
Worktrain Greenwich Worktrain Greenwich is a Camden Society/Unity Works project funded by the Royal Borough of Greenwich focused on supporting people with Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder into employment and volunteering opportunities. Our Employment Advisors can tailor their support to match your needs and find jobs to suit you. We also have our own Job Brokerage team to help find disability confident employers and employers in more niched industries to match your aspirations. Our support can include:…
The carer's peer support service has been developed to help carers to become more resilient, discover other carers, resources and receive support in a number of ways. Carer services are already established in the borough; however the peer support service will work in partnership with other agencies to enable carers to develop networks. Specifically amongst other carers of people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. The service is designed to facilitate peer and self-support. Service outcomes are focused on promoting emotional and…
Contact A Family, 209-211City RoadLondonEC1V 1JN
Contact provides information, advice and support to families caring for children and young people with disabilities or additional needs. We have up to date information on local services and sources of support for families with disabled children. We support families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability. Our services are free and open to any parent/carer or family member. We also support practitioners working with families.
C A N Mezzanine, 49-51East RoadLondonN1 6AH
This helpline provides advice to disabled students who are studying in England, and to their parents and/or carers or any professionals working with disabled students. Our advisors can advise and support disabled people who are studying or wish to study at any level on full-time or part-time education or training courses if the course is in England and they are over 16 We can advise and support disabled students or parents and/or carers of disabled students or professionals…
The Woolwich Centre, 35Wellington StreetLondonSE18 6HQ
This is a specialist social work team supporting children and young people with complexdisabilities from 0-18. The team undertake Child and Family Assessments to inform the personalised support plan drawn up to address the child’s needs. The team can offer advice, support and referrals to other services. Referrals to this service are through the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) but thereis a duty worker available everyday to provide advice on 020 8921 2599
2a Central ParadeLey StreetIlfordEssexIG2 7DE
EDS is a registered charity, dedicated to improving the quality of life for deaf people. We are a deaf–led charity and have a strong and diverse team of deaf and hearing professionals who work closely together delivering a variety of services for Deaf people. Our services are aimed at providing support through information and advice, workshops and events as well as Signature Accredited BSL Courses across Greater London. We also work with local community services and businesses to raise awareness about the Deaf community, focusing on social integration and…
6Purrett RoadPlumsteadSE18 1JW
Support group for families led by parents of children with Down's Syndrome. Informal group meetings, newsletter, fun days, fundraisers and other social events. Training and education days run for parents, teachers and professionals. Please see downloads for membership form.