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Health and Well-being

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

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, National Dementia Helpline, 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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Multiple Sclerosis Society (Bexley & Dartford Branch)

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
Holiday Homes

North West Kent Countryside Partnership

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership works throughout the boroughs of Bexley, Sevenoaks, Dartford and Gravesham on a wide variety of community conservation projects.

Our Partnership has four main strands of work:

Landscape & Biodiversity
Education & Learning
Community-based Initiatives
Health & Wellbeing

Volunteering group (conservation activities)
Volunteering access group (for people requiring extra support to volunteer);
Healthy walks
Dementia walks
Mindfulness walks
Country crafts activities
Community events and fun days
Therapeutic horticulture activities

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

Charlton Athletic Community Trust

Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) is celebrating over 20 years at the heart of the community. We focus on seven main areas: Youth Service, Education, Sport, Health, Early Help and Prevention, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion & Social Action and Enterprise.

Mentoring
Sports diversionary activities
Education programmes
Short breaks for disabled young people
Football courses
Charlton Challenge

Healthwatch Bexley

To ensure the voice of residents is strengthened and heard by those who commission, deliver and regulate health and care services in Bexley.
Healthwatch voices people’s concerns and provides feedback to service providers and commissioners. Through local engagement we collect vital data on how and why people use services in their area. Our place on the Health and Wellbeing Board means we can represent the voice of people in decision making. Healthwatch Bexley directly supports people in their community by giving them information or signposting them to the local services they need.

Signposting to health and social care services in Bexley

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

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) Relief or respite for Carers and their dependents.
3) Advice and counselling for those in need.

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 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 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.

Members have access to a holiday caravan in the New Forest

Social Activities
Annual Christmas meal
christmas pantomime trip

Headway SE London/NW Kent 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.

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