Stepping Stones is a charity that provides educational, social, and leisure services for adults with learning disabilities. Based at St. Faith’s Centre in Herne Hill, South London, we run weekly sessions in activities such as Cooking, Keep Fit, Music, Dance, Drama, and Art.
Each session is run by a qualified tutor with many years experience of working with people with learning disabilities. Our classes provide a stimulating and safe space for our users to develop life and social skills, while building confidence and having fun.
Creation Trust provide a range of support services for residents of the Aylesbury and Rockingham estates, including an Older Peoples Project, a reducing Worklessness project, Youth Work, and a Young Carers Saturday group.
There are over 2,500 Young Carers in Southwark and according to BBC research there could be many more hidden Young Carers! It is important that Young Carers know that they are not alone in their caring role.
Kids work with disabled children, young people and their families, and offer a range of family support services, including:
– Home Learning – home learning for children aged 0-5, focusing on developing social, communication, and motor skills, as well as developmental play sessions for babies under 18 months, useful e.g. Downs Syndrome.
– Advice and information for parents, including training.
– Siblings, supporting siblings of children with a disability.
Cambridge House offers a variety of services available to clients with disabilities on personal budgets to realise their potential. Our staff are highly trained and can tailor every programme to meet individual needs and targets, based on the high quality services we’ve delivered to adults with disabilities for over 35 years. These include 19 Plus, a creative group which promotes clients’ independent living skills; Saturday Arts Club, using art as a channel for expression and personal development; and a Holiday Activity Scheme over the Easter and Summer, with sporting and creative themes.
Community group for children aged 8-18 with physical and sensory disabilities. Provides an After School club that runs Mondays-Fridays, and a holiday play scheme offering various activities and outings and a drop in centre for ages 18-25. It also runs a Saturday club providing numerous courses including: English, IT, Maths and French.
Blackfriars Settlement is a community charity providing a wide range of support services, including Children’s and Young Peoples Services; Learning and Development; Legal Advice; Mental Health and Wellbeing; and Older Peoples Services.