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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Centrepieces - Mental Health Arts Project

Centrepieces mental health art project provides opportunities for people who have experienced mental ill health to develop skills in art, and to exhibit and sell their artwork. It also undertakes art projects in schools and the community, including public art commissions.

Promoting mental health recovery through art:
Activities include:
Exhibitions of artists work.
Current tutor lead sessions include: creative writing, sculpture, mosaic, watercolours and photography
Informal art drop in sessions.
Commissions of public art.

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

Bexley Christian Life Centre

We are a Church with a community heart reaching out to people of all ethnic groups, young and old, families and the isolated with the love of Christ.

The Diamond Jubilee Club for over 65’s with music as reminiscence therapy meeting on the last Tuesday of each month 10.30am – 12.15pm
‘The Rock’ Community Youth Club on Friday evenings 13-18 year olds.
Toddlers Group on Friday mornings 10.00am.
Other groups for young people.

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

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

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

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

St Lawrence Charitable Fund

The Charity tries to help individuals and groups within the borough to obtain the financial and practical assistance they need to function effectively.

The Fund's Objectives include:-
1) The relief of poverty and distress
2) Advice and counselling for those in need.

Danson Park Bowls Consortium Limited

The Danson Park Bowls Consortium consists of five bowls clubs that offer a variety of options in playing bowls, including for the visually impaired. As a registered charity, the aim of Danson Park Bowls Consortium Limited is to promote the game of bowls throughout the Borough of Bexley and its surrounding areas. Bowls can provide healthy and achievable exercise for all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Bowls is also a very social activity, bringing a wide range of people together in a healthy outdoor environment.

Playing Lawn Bowls
Healthy and achievable exercise for all ages, backgrounds and abilities
A social environment
An open air activity
Available to the general public and social groups
A visually impaired bowls club

Mind in Bexley

Mind in Bexley provides support to Bexley residents and their carers who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health. We aim to tackle stigma, promote wellbeing and provide support through the various services on offer

Recovery college
Counselling and CBT
Welfare Rights advice
Carers support
Social prescribing
Breathing space project
Advocacy (IMHA)

Diabetes UK Bexley Support Group

Our main aims are:
To offer mutual support, sharing information about the condition and the good practice in care and treatment. Also to ensure that high levels of professional care are available and maintained within the local Heath Authorities and other health care providers. To become involved as laypersons with regional and national level study and research projects.

To offer
Support
Advice
Education
Talks
Meetings
Newsletters
Awareness

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

Friends of Danson Park

The aims of the group are to enhance Danson Park and increase its appropriate use and value to all members of the Community. To advance the education of the public by preserving and promoting Danson Park: its plants, wildlife, environmental sustainability and appropriate recreational facilities for the benefit of the community. Established in 2002 we are a voluntary group, funded by its membership and fund-raising activities, our aims have always been to work, not only to enhance and increase the Park’s environmental and ecological sustainability, but also to support other groups working within the Park, including the RSPB, Bexley’s Children’s University, Friends of the River Shuttle, Friends of the Old English Garden, Danson Park Adventures and Danson Mansion.

Bulb and tree planting activities
Fundraising events
Fundraising stall - selling books, toys and plants
Bi-monthly meetings held at The Boathouse featuring speakers and discussions about park matters

Re-Instate

Re-Instate is a charity working to improve employment opportunities, quality of life and well-being for disadvantaged people in the London Borough of Bexley including people experiencing mental ill-health, people with learning disabilities and young people.

A key part of the vision for Re-Instate is the provision of employment services that build sustainable recovery for people experiencing mental ill-health.

- Mental Health Employment Service
- W-rap (Well-being, Recovery Activity Parcels)
- Living Well Project - supporting adults with learning disabilities in a range of healthy living activities
- Barista Buddies - supporting people to learn to be a barista
- Basils' café and refreshment area - offering volunteering opportunities for clients
-Spud Buddies - pop-up potato based catering offering volunteering opportunities for clients

Crossroads Care South East London

A not-for-profit local charitable organisation providing practical and emotional support/ respite breaks to unpaid carers and older people. Support is in the carer/ client’s own home or on a community activity.
Support with carers assessments/ welfare benefits.

- Personal Care services
- Befriending service(adults)
- Older carers service
- Frailty assessments
- Welfare support
- Lunch groups
- Community activities

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