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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Advice, Guidance & Information Services Provided
Social Arts for Education (S.A.F.E.)

A study centre for children 11-18 who are unable to cope in mainstream school due to bullying and associated reasons. Exam centre for home-schooled children.
Academic tuition and a variety of therapies and counselling. After-school club and play scheme in summer holidays.

Counselling & Therapy, Education, Work & Training, Information Provision, Newsletter/Publications

Academic tuition and a variety of therapies and counselling. After-school club and play scheme in summer holidays.

St John Ambulance Erith Division

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

Training, Volunteering

Training for members
First aid provision to the public

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.

Financial Advice, Funding & Grants

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

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.

Awareness Raising, Counselling & Therapy, Support for Community

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 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.

Fundraising, Support for Community

Social Activities
Annual Christmas meal
christmas pantomime trip

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

Advice - Specialist, Awareness Raising, Information Provision

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.

Insight Bexley

Insight Bexley is a registered charity that provides housing and benefit advice to young people and people from BME groups. Insight Bexley also provides a back to work training for young people who have not been in Employment, Education or Training (NEET).

Advice - All, Advice - Specialist, Advocacy, Awareness Raising, Training, Newsletter/Publications, Volunteering, Benefit/Debt/Welfare Rights, Financial Advice, Education, Work & Training, Return to Work Support

Housing advice
Benefit advice
Advice surgeries/sessions
Back to Work training
Mentoring for Young people to motivate, encourage and empower them to achieve.

Belvedere Community Forum

Belvedere Community Forum is a non-political charity whose aim is to give the local residents and businesses within the DA17 area a voice in issues which affect the area they live and work. We organise community events throughout the year for the local area.

Business Development & Support, Economy and Regeneration

Regular public meetings about local issues, with representatives from local organisations

Bexley Carers Counselling Service

We offer counselling to anyone in Bexley Borough that is a carer and wants support.

Professional Support, Bereavement Care & Counselling, Counselling & Therapy

1 to 1 counselling

Excelling Community

We work with Young people and the hard to reach communities to give help, support and education to people on money management.

Benefit/Debt/Welfare Rights

We provide a free money advice service in a confidential one to one session, individual assessment and helpful advice for individuals and work with the young people (11-25yrs) by providing education and awareness to become better managers of their money.

Royal British Legion - Bexleyheath and Welling Branch

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From sports-based rehabilitation courses and careers advice to dedicated care homes for older veterans, The Royal British Legion is here to ensure every member of the Armed Forces community receives the support they need.

CURRENTLY SERVING
The Legion provides information, advice and guidance to help the Armed Forces community find and access the support they need. We help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, Reservists, veterans and their families all year round.

VETERANS AND FAMILIES
The Legion provides lifelong support for members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and their families. We want to make sure that our beneficiaries are able to live in comfort and with dignity.

Advice - Specialist, Awareness Raising

Contact us locally so that we can put you in touch with the right people to help you. Our national services include but are not limited to assistance in the following areas:
- Finance
- Independent living
- Care
- Recovery
- Respite
- Employment
- Care homes
- Dementia care
- Break Centres
- Veterans Medical Funds
- Household Adaption
- Care phones
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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.

Advice - Specialist, Awareness Raising, Fundraising, Helpline, Information Provision, Newsletter/Publications

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

Advice - Specialist, Alcohol/Drug/Substance Misuse

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

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.

Professional Support

- 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

South East London Community Energy

Are you struggling to pay for your energy? Do you have energy debts? Living in a cold home?

South London Community Energy (SELCE) can offer you expert guidance to help you to stay warm and manage your energy bills

• Get the best deal for your electricity and gas
• Help you to manage energy debt
• Get discounts on your energy and water
• Provide you with free energy saving devices
• Support you to access grants to improve the energy efficiency of your home
• Advise on emergency heating repairs and upgrades advice

To find out more, get advice by phone call 0808 169 1779 to book or email us at

energy.advice@selce.org.uk

Selce is the trading name of South East London Community Energy Ltd which is registered as a Community Benefit Society under the Co-operatives and Community Benefit Society Act 2014 (Society number 32417). It operates in accordance with the seven co-operative principles agreed by the International Co-operative Alliance.

Financial Advice

- Community Solar and advice on solar
- Energy efficiency advice - how to make your home more energy effieicnt
- Thermal imaging
- Advice to help local people keep warm and well in the winter and reduce fuel bills
- Workshops with community groups
- Home visits

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.

Benefit/Debt/Welfare Rights, Information Provision, Mental Health, Volunteering

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

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