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Health and Well-being

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

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

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

Abbey Wood Community Sound

Promoting participatory Community Music for the purpose of personal and community development.

We provide ‘community music’ – that is, music events where everyone has the opportunity to participate in music-making, rather than to just listen to performances.
We are a ‘well-being’ project aiming to promote lifestyle improvements through music.

Music events & related emotional support.

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

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.

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.

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