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» Improve English, Improve Health

Due to the success in delivery last year, the ESOL for Health contract, now known as 'Improve English, Improve Health' has been renewed.

» ACAVA Art Therapy programmes

Art Therapy programmes are running at ACAVA between now and Christmas

» Men's Breathing & Stretch Class

Improve your breathing, flexibility and stamina Come and join our FREE breathing and stretch classes to develop strength and flexibility of the muscles and improve circulation, breathing and relaxation techniques.

» Diabetes Support Group

Peer support to stay on track. Exchange ideas and information. Monday 11th September 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm, then 2nd Monday of each month.

» Free Women's Yoga

FREE Four Week Sessions for Women. Increase your physical activity and improve your strength and balance. Starting Monday 11th September 2017.

» Responding to FGM: Empowering Professionals and Frontline Staff

A one-day training course accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) to increase knowledge, awareness and understanding for professionals on FGM. This training is suitable for GP's, midwives, nurses, social workers and key staff at any agency involved in supporting women and girls affected by FGM. Thursday 26th October 2017, 9.30–17.00

» Diaspora Doing Development: Enterprise, technology, social transformation

A FREE event inviting African diaspora organisations to hear about innovative diaspora interventions that are transforming the continent. A day of workshops, networking, lessons sharing. Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9.30–17.00

» Take part in Sing to Live, Live to Sing

Sing to Live, Live to Sing is a singing for health programme in Kensington and Chelsea, initiated by the Council's Arts Service in partnership with Public Health.

» Men’s Self - Empowerment Group (FREE)

All men who are looking for opportunities to make social connections and friendships are welcome! 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.

» Building Better Opportunities: Women at the Centre

‘Women at the Centre’ is an employability programme funded by the Big Lottery under Building Better Opportunities and aimed at women in Westminster from BAME communities (particularly Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Black African and Chinese) who are currently economically inactive or unemployed, and who would benefit from help to access appropriate training, volunteering, progressing into paid work.

» 1:1 creative therapeutic support for children, young people and families

What is Express 1:1? A regular confidential space with a listening professional to help children, young people and their families develop the capacity to express and reflect on thoughts and feelings using creativity and/or play.

» Enhance your coping skills

Central and North-West London NHS Foundation Trust is offering to run free talking therapy workshops based on cognitive behaviour therapy to interested organisations. Topics covered include ways to manage stress and worry, living with long term health conditions, improving unhelpful thinking habits and much more.

» 10 free Counselling sessions for Arabic, Farsi and Kurdish speaking women

Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation offers counselling to provide support for the complex needs of displaced women from Middle Eastern and North African communities living in London, who are suffering from traumas caused by Civil Wars, regional conflicts and violence.