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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Bexley Talking Newspaper

Provides a free talking newspaper in cassette form, every 2 weeks to blind and partially sighted people living in the London Borough of Bexley.
Mobile phone: 07790 598529.
Also raises funds for the purchase and maintenance of these services.

free talking newspaper

Bexley Tinnitus Support Group

Bexley Tinnitus Support Group meet regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and occasionally the last Thursday of the month (Please call to confirm).
Venue: The Residents Lounge, 88 Blackthorn Grove, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4EH
It is a social gathering and we also arrange days out.
We offer advice and support to Tinnitus sufferers.

Support Group

Family Matters

Family Matters provides specialist therapy to victims of rape and sexual abuse and our aim is to relieve the mental and physical distress of children, adolescents and adults who have been victims of this horrific abuse.

The sexual violence can be recent or historic; it can be reported to police or not reported. As a charity our services are subject to funding and at present and we are funded to offer support to clients living within Kent or the London Borough of Bexley or if aged 16 and under we also accept clients from London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bromley.

We also offer a helpline service which is provided by trained volunteers. Opening times : 9am-5.00pm Helpline 7 days a week:01474 537392.

• One to One therapy
• Helpline

Gateway Care Services

Opening times : 9.30am - 4.30pm
A not for profit home care service provider founded in 2003. Provides services of personal & associated domestic care to meet the needs of dependent clients in their own homes.

Personal Care Service
Domestic care
Care in own home
Information and Advice
Advocacy Service
Professional Carers
Domiciliary needs
Support for non English speakers

Shine - Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus

Shine is a registered charity, which was formed in 1966, initially to help families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

Advice
Information
Helpline

St John Ambulance Erith Division

We provide first aid training to St John members from the age of 7 years old.

Training for members
First aid provision to the public

Youth Action and Diversity Trust

YADT are a youth initiative encouraging youth engagement and participation across a wide range of activities, behavioural support programmes, courses and workshops. Our aim is to meet the needs of young people in an innovative and fun way.

Drama Clubs
Girls Social Clubs
Football Clubs
Art Clubs
Cooking
Gardening
5 to 7 Activities
8 to 16 Activities
Holiday Provision
Multi Sports Clubs
Room Hire
One to One Support Sessions
Workshops
Accredited Courses
Behaviour Support Programme

Abbey Wood Community Sound

Promoting participatory Community Music for the purpose of personal and community development.

We provide ‘community music’ – that is, music events where everyone has the opportunity to participate in music-making, rather than to just listen to performances.
We are a ‘well-being’ project aiming to promote lifestyle improvements through music.

Music events & related emotional support.

Bexley Moorings Project

Bexley Moorings Project aims to provide opportunities for young people to tackle the issues that are preventing them from accessing support and to engage them
Currently the young people we support are aged 8 - 17

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anxiety and depression referrals via CAMHS
Befriending for young people in families supported by social care aged 10 - 15
Social skills group for young people aged 8 - 13 open referral
Emotional Support work with the virtual school service

Pier Road Project

The Pier Road Project offers a free, friendly and confidential service for people with drug and/or alcohol problems, and for concerned others. Our integrated service provides a range of support to help assist recovery and is open to all Bexley residents, aged 18 and over.

The service is managed by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Blenheim and St Giles Trust.

Opening hours:
9.00am to 7.30pm - Mon -Wed
9.00am to 5.00pm - Thurs - Fri

1:1 support
Abstinent based interventions
Advice & Information
Alcohol Community Detox
Alcoholics Anonymous
Antenatal Support
Applications & interview support
Assessment
BBV Testing
Cannabis Anonymous
Carer Support
Cocaine Anonymous
Complementary Therapies
Counselling
Day Programme
Education Training & Employment (ETE)
Family support
Group support
Harm Reduction Advice
Home Visits
LGBT Services
Narcotics Anonymous
Needle Exchange
Non-Abstinent based interventions
Nurse Clinics
Nutrition Advice
Open Access
Outreach
Peer Mentoring
Prescribing Clinics
Referral to Detox
Referrals
Relapse Management
Satellite Clinics
SMART Recovery

Bexley Women's Aid

Bexley Women’s Aid provide refuge accommodation and outreach support to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

Refuge accommodation
Helpline
Outreach support for women
One Stop Shop
Drop in service
Community Support Groups
Freedom Programme
Positive Assertive Confidence Training
Mother’s Moving Forward Group
Children’s Outreach Support
Education and Prevention Work
Training for Domestic Abuse Awareness

Evergreen Care Bexley

Evergreen Care Bexley seeks to serve the older vulnerable adults in our community by improving their circumstances through advocacy, friendship and practical support.

Befriending Service
Home Support Service
Clean Team Service
Lifeline24 Telecare Service
Trusted Trades
Gardening Service

Bexley Mencap

Supporting people with learning disabilities and their families.

Support for carers
Self-advocacy for adults with learning disability
Social & Leisure activities for adults with learning disabilities
Support for adults with learning disabilities at health appointments
Support for adults with learning disabilities to sustain independent living or access community activities

Multiple Sclerosis Society (Bexley, Dartford and Gravesend)

The aims of the MS society are to raise funds to be used for the welfare of people with MS and for research into the disease.
We offer help, support and advice to people affected by MS and give financial assistance where needed.

Social support meetings
Coffee mornings
Grants
Support and Information

Headway SELNWK Ltd

To improve the quality of life for people, families and carers affected by brain injury in South East London North West Kent by empowering them to achieve their goals

Early Intervention Project with Kings College Hospital and related rehabilitation units and community organisations in the region
Social rehabilitation centres at Abbeywood, Deptford, Bromley, drop in facility in Medway.
One to one community support programme.

Allergy UK

Allergy UK is the leading national medical charity providing advice, information and support to people with allergies and food intolerances.
contacts/fundraising/factsheets advice/emails/newsletters/Apps.

Wheelchair accessible.

Allergy Factsheets
Advice and information
Seal of approval
food alerts
helpline
forum
web chat
support

Bexley Deaf Centre

Bexley Deaf Centre aims to provide information, education and support for Deaf people in Bexley enabling them to enjoy the same quality of life as those with normal hearing. It aims to make a difference to the lives of Deaf people through encouragement and empowerment to live independent lives whilst also increasign Deaf Awareness wherever possible. If you should require any further information please do contact us.

Hearing Aid Clinics
Lunch Club
Job Club
British Sign Language levels 1,2 & 3
Bespoke Deaf Awareness classes
BSL Walking Football Team
Lip reading classes
Advocacy and advice
Hearing Impaired equipment advice

British Polio Fellowship (NW Kent Branch)

To help people who have had POLIO, and those who are now suffering with post-polio syndrome

We meet 1st Saturday of the month 2pm till 5pm with tea, sandwiches, cake. We also arrange outings

Deepdene Seniors Learning Skills Club

The Club aims to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with people in London Borough of Bexley and neighbouring boroughs and the local area who are socially excluded on the grounds of their age, and by relieving their needs, help them to integrate into society. In particular we look to provide computer training and other skills and advancing their physical and mental health

Our logo of “Computerise, Exercise and Socialise and motto - “Never too old to learn” describe the core activities we undertake.

Chairobics session – Standing 30 minutes for the more able and seated 30 mins for the less able.
Tutored Computer courses 1:1 and sessional
Bridge – Tutored from beginners level to advanced levels
Social activities- Knit and natter, crochet, table top games, Bingo , Raffle AND Bonus Ball as well as Bring and Share Lunches

First Step Trust (Bexley)

We provide work placements for adults who have suffered from or suffer from mental health problems, who are now looking to return/start to work.

Work experience in finance, motor mechanics, administration, customer services, event management, sales & marketing, training & development.

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