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BME Health Forum Quarterly Meetings

The BME Health Forum holds four engagement meetings a year to which we invite local BME organisations delivering services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster, and local NHS commissioners.

At these meetings there will be opportunities to feedback about local NHS services as well as the work your organisations are doing.

If you would like to be invited to these meetings please get in touch with Nafsika Thalassis here

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» JOB: Volunteer Manager role at Grand Junction

The role will manage a busy and varied programme of volunteering at new grade 1 listed venue Grand Junction. A partnership between Paddington Development Trust and St Mary Magdalene Church, from summer 2019 we will be a hub of activities and events for the local community and beyond, hosting workshops, classes, talks, performances and more.

» Women's Self Empowerment Group at Dalgarno Trust

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of activities that you would like to put your fingerprints on - you will be choosing, planning and leading activities in your own ways. All Women who are looking for opportunities to make social connections and friendships are welcome! Every Thursday, 1-3pm until 27th June.

» Join the Advocacy Project's User Focused Monitoring team

Help improve mental health services in K&C and Westminster. Join a team of experts by experience that evaluate local mental health services and recommend positive changes, based on the views and experiences of local service users.

» Moving Forward Groups open for referrals

WGN are currently taking referrals for the Moving Forward group programme. The Moving Forward programme is for women and girls who have experienced or are at risk of domestic and / or sexual violence. The course is free to attend for women and girls aged 16 plus.

» Telephone Catch Up Volunteers

Carers Network is looking for volunteers to provide regular telephone contact to unpaid carers or former carers who are looking after someone in the last years of their life. This will involve providing, through telephone contacts, conversation and companionship to an unpaid carer on a regular basis.

» VOLUNTEER at Henna Asian Women's Group

Henna Asian Women's Group are currently seeking to fill the following volunteer opportunities: Befrienders, Administratior and Learning and ESOL support roles. Please read on for more information and contact details to apply.

» Henna Asian Women's Group Befriending Service

Open to Asian women living in Westminster of all ages (18 - 75+) . The service is provided in many South Asian languages. If you are experiencing loneliness and find it hard to get out, Henna's Volunteer Befriending Scheme may be for you.

» WORKSHOP on Identity: Who Am I?

Richmond Fellowship are delivering a workshop on the 30th May, 10.30 - 12.20 on understanding the meaning of identity and sense of self, the factors influencing identity formation and building a stronger sense of self. Places are limited to 15 people so call now to book a place.

» JOB: Advice Case Worker role at WGN (Female applicants only)

Women and Girls Network (WGN) is looking for an experienced, dynamic and innovative practitioner to join their highly successful Advice Service as a Caseworker. Salary is £28,000-£31,000 per annum, 35 hours per week (full-time). This post is based in Ealing and involves some travel across London.

» VOLUNTEER: Could you be a Carers’ Champion?

Are you a good listener? Would you like to help people and develop new skills by volunteering in your community? The Motor Neurone Disease Association is looking for volunteers to take part in a new project in London - Carers’ Champions

» A Moveable Creche service from the Abbey Centre (South Westminster)

A Moveable Crèche provides an excellent value and flexible childcare service for clients. Sessions are delivered in a venue of your choice, for as many children as the size of the venue permits...

» Access to Health New Project: Information and Referral form

‘Access to Health’ is a new project which aims to support homeless and vulnerably housed pregnant women and families with a child/children under 5 years old in Westminster or temporarily housed outside the borough...

» Active for Life - Opportunities to Keep Fit In the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) Leisure Services’ Sports Development Team provides a wide variety of sport and physical activity opportunities for RBKC residents at venues across the borough including targeted sessions for specific groups...

» ADKC Disability Connect project

The Disability Connect project is for socially isolated disabled people (with a physical, sensory or hidden impairment) who need or would like some encouragement and support to get out and about doing activities of interest to them.

» African Women's Care

AWC works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people, fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.

» Al-Aman (DVIP) Arabic Speaking service

DVIP’s Al-aman service has continued to receive funding from London Councils to support women from Arabic speaking communities who have been affected by gender based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour based violence...

» ANGELOU Referrals

On the 1st July ADVANCE in conjunction with eight other organisations launched a shared service across Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster supporting women and girls who are experiencing or have experienced violence and abuse this partnership is called Angelou...

» Arabic Women’s Project at Al-Hasaniya, North Kensington

Based in North Kensington we offer advice and support in health and welfare of Arabic speaking women. We have a Domestic Violence project and also a children and families mental health project as well as many other...

» Befriending for Asian Women at Henna

Henna’s befriender-workers will pay regular weekly or monthly visits to some of the most vulnerable ladies in the community. These visits could be to those who were members of Henna in the past and have been restricted...

» Breathe Easy Support Group

DO YOU LIVE IN PIMLICO AND SUFFER FROM A BREATHING PROBLEM? BREATHE EASY PADDINGTON is your Westminster patient support group, for anyone affected by a lung condition. We offer mutual support, information...