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Health and Well-being

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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Metro Charity

A centre in South East London for lesbian, gay and bisexual people and those questioning their sexuality. Providing information, support, advice, education and training.
METRO is a leading equality & diversity charity, providing health, community & youth services across London & the South East & national & international projects.

Youth services
Mental health & wellbeing services
Sexual & reproductive health & HIV services
Community participation & involvement

Bexley & Dartford Parkinson's UK

We hold two meetings a month, one afternoon and one evening, we also have a choir for people to join. You do not have to have a good voice.

These are for anybody with Parkinson's.

Advice,support and social activities for people with Parkinson's and carers.
Preventing loneliness and isolation

Social activities for people with Parkinson's and carers.
Annual Holiday trip
Parkinsons Nurse at meetings

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.

North West Kent Countryside Partnership

NWKCP is a non-profit organisation, hosted by Kent County Council. We exist to protect and enhance the wildlife and green spaces of north-west Kent though community action and involvement, and through this to improve the wellbeing of local people. Our practical conservation work is carried out by
local volunteers, and we endeavour to create projects that will have a positive effect on their physical and mental health through increased physical activity in the outdoors. We also carry out community and education projects in local schools and green spaces, to help young people learn about and connect with
the natural world.

Practical conservation volunteering opportunities.
Environmental education volunteering opportunities.
Ecological and land-management advice.
Outdoor education sessions for schools.
Natural therapy projects for mental health
River enhancements and natural flood management
Woodland and meadow management
Nature-themed community events and fun days
Help starting community groups on green spaces

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)

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

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.

Alzheimer's Society (Bexley Branch)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and their carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, Dementia Connect Support Line, website and local services. We campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia and greater understanding of dementia. We also fund an innovative programme of medical and social research into the cause, cure and prevention of dementia and the care people receive.

Dementia Adviser and Dementia Support Services.
Activity groups
Dementia Café
Singing for the Brain
Carers Information and Support group (CrISP)
Carers Support Group.

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

Irish Community Services

We are an Irish charity working in South London. We offer the following services. Lunch Clubs. Carers support group also Dementia reminiscence groups. Be-A-Friend project for those who are isolated and lonely. Elders Outreach providing support with benefits, Pensions or housing. Advice and Health for under 55 providing housing, employment and debt advice.

Advice and Health service
Cancer self-help groups
Lunch Clubs
Outreach service
Be-a Friend service

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.

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

Bexley Down's Syndrome Group

Our Group offer support, information and we fundraise to provide social activities for members and/or families living in the borough.

Social Activities
Annual Christmas meal
christmas pantomime trip

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

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