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Children and Young People

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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Archway Project Ltd (The)

The aims of the project are:
(1) to divert young people away from crime, reduce re-offending and provide the young people with the qualifications and skills necessary to assist them in securing meaningful employment.
(2) provide mentally and physically disadvantaged young people with the qualifications and skills necessary to assist them in securing meaningful employment.

Activities include: Engineering, cookery, banger racing, IT, horticulture, socialising, fishing, off-road bicycling, off-road motorcycling and go-karting

Archways courses are registered with the BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council) and AQA (Assessment & Qualifications Alliance)

Engineering
Cookery
Banger racing
IT
Horticulture
Socialising
Fishing
Off-road bicycling
Off-road motorcycling
Go-karting

Archways courses are registered with the BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council) and AQA (Assessment & Qualifications Alliance)

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

Little Fish Theatre Company

We produce high quality drama experiences for young people in and around London. Little Fish works with disadvantaged groups including young offenders and victims and perpetrators of sexual violence. The company also works closely with young people making the transition from primary to secondary school.

After school clubs
Summer projects
6 week healthy relationship programmes
Theatre performances/workshops for schools and outside provisions

Bexley Dodgers Boccia Club

Competitive and recreational Boccia for people with disabilities.
The Bexley Dodgers Boccia Club is run in conjunction with Cleeve Park School and has extended membership to include players with a physical disability.
Sessions are held at Cleeve Park on the 3rd Sunday of each month with existing members who have a learning disability.
Boccia is similar to French Boules and is a game of skill that is included in the Paralympics. Players can either throw, kick or use a ramp to propel the ball towards the target. Boccia is a sport that can be enjoyed by everyone no matter what disability they may have.

Teaching the game of boccia and seeking competitive opportunities

Howbury Tumblers (The)

Parent Carer toddler group provides a safe, stimulating play & learn environment for children age 0 -5 and their carers , a first chance for learning, fun & friendship outside the home.

Daily creative , cooking, sensory & physical play for children indoor and outside.
Support for Parents & carers.
Student support scheme.

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.

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

Advocacy for All

Advocacy for All is an independent provider that works on behalf of people in the borough and provides:

*Independent Mental Capacity Advocates to support and represent a person in the decision making process

*Deprivation of Liberty and Care Act Advocates to provide specialist support

*Community advocacy support for people with learning disabilities

*Young people's advocacy support services

*NHS complaint advocacy support services

*Speaking up group for people with learning disabilities

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

2nd/5th Welling Guides
Dyslexia Association of Bexley Bromley Lewisham & Greenwich

To help adults and children overcome the problems of dyslexia and associated learning difficulties whilst promoting their positive attributes.
We give information to and help for parents, teachers, adults and professionals. You can call our office on: 020 8315 2526

Helpline
Open meetings
Workshops
Support with education
Adult group and support
Newsletter
Screening

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

Danson Youth Trust

Today's uncertain world is a very challenging place for young people to grow up in. They cannot be expected to find out for themselves about the good things in life or what their responsibilities are without suitable support and guidance.

This is where Danson Youth Centre has a role to play!

By offering young people sound opportunities and role models, we aim to channel their energy towards a positive contribution to society. We help them learn to respect themselves and others and give them the confidence to deal with the emotional and physical stresses of the transition to adulthood.

Bexley Accessible Transport Scheme

We aim to reduce loneliness and isolation by providing community transport to the vulnerable and less able.

Hop’N shop
SEN transport
Adult Day centre Transport
Patient transport
Shop mobility
Community transport
Individual transport
Group hire
Day trips
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Travel Training.

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).

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

Magpie Dance

Magpie Dance is the UK’s leading dance charity working with people with learning disabilities. Since 1985, we have been running workshops and dance classes for children and adults. Our participants have a range of learning disabilities and are aged 3+, with no upper age limit on taking part. Through dance, our participants gain significant life, social and communication skills with measurable health and wellbeing benefits. Participants stage regular performances and national tours, many in prestigious performing arts venues. Ambitious and talented dancers are supported through professional progression pathways. We also deliver professional training for education, dance, health and business clients nationally, and we work in partnership with the NHS to provide in-patient work for clients with dementia and a range of complex learning disabilities.

• Weekly dance classes for dancers with learning disabilities
• Workshops
• Training
• Dance intensives (Easter and Summer Schools)
• Performances

Cruse Bereavement Care (Bexley & Bromley Area)

Cruse offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies offering both group and 1-1 support.

We work with organisations to provide training on Loss and Grief and we work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

One-to-one support by appointment at venues in Sidcup and Bexleyheath.
Monthly bereavement support group in Bexley Road, Erith
Weekly friendship/support group in Bexleyheath
Weekly 'Walk and Talk' Group in Danson Park, Bexleyheath
Training & Education
General Infomation

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

Bridging the Gap South East

BTGSE can provide support and advice for members and their families. This ranges from acting as an intermediary within familes to advice on benefits available.

They deliver services that meet the following needs, Loneliness and Isolation.

Twice a month we hold an evening social club for members, their families and carers.

We also organise day trips and outings, informative talks and life- skills workshops.

Bi monthly meetings. One full social club and one peer led discussion group, held in Sidcup in the evening. This is for adults on the autistic spectrum and their parents carers and friends. Outings and events also arranged. Parents of younger children can attend for support.

Christian Resources in Bexley Schools

CRiBS inspires growing faith and promotes living values. Our projects are taking Religious Education and Personal, Social, Health and Economic lessons and supporting schools provide a positive Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural environment (SMSC). We use creative and memorable storytelling and interaction. Christmas and Easter plays bring to life the meanings of these celebrations in primary and secondary schools. Boys Noise Noise, b:You are primary interventions for those struggling socially, emotionally, behaviourally or personally. Unlimited is the secondary arm of our work and includes mentoring for pupils.

All of our schools work fits within school guidelines and our work is open to people all faiths and none.

• RE Lessons
• PSHE lessons
• In school small group and one to one behavioural mentoring
• Afterschool clubs
• Assemblies
• Transition work for those moving from primary to secondary school
• Christmas and Easter plays
• PPA cover for teachers
• Supporting other organisations (Lark in the Park, Spark in the Park)

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