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» FREE Courses at London Vocational College

If you are looking to gain a new Qualification, learn a new skill or pursue a new career, we can help, we offer a wide range of courses starting in January 2021. Applications now open for 2020/21 FREE courses starting in January! Course include Diplomas in Care, Customer Service, Business administration and ESOL Skills for Life.

» Sport for Confidence Zoom Timetable

Although it’s not the best start to the year with yet another lockdown we’d like to reassure you that the Sport for Confidence team are still here to help. We will be delivering Zoom sessions throughout the week for anyone who would like to join us as well as offering telephone support for anyone who may need some extra support and guidance during lockdown.

» Carers Network Calendar of Activities

During the current lockdown Carers Network is continuing to run a busy programme of free online and telephone activity groups for local unpaid carers. These include new weekly telephone groups on food discussion, creative writing and poetry appreciation. Carers who do not have access to a computer or reliable broadband – or who are just put off from joining online Zoom sessions can call in and enjoy these activities.

» 'How to Zoom' training for older residents PLUS Open Age main office number change

Are you doubtful, anxious, not sure if it's for you? Then join our 'How to Zoom' sessions. Open Age are offering small, supportive, tutor-led group sessions specific to your device. ALSO please note that Open Age have now changed their main office number to 020 4516 9978.

» Baby and Me Group

Notting Dale Maternity Champions are happy to restart their 'Baby & Me' sessions for parents and pre-school children. We are collaborating with Alex D Great, the local calypso artist and storyteller, so you can expect a lot of live music, stories and fun. As always, our Maternity Champions would offer information and support. The sessions will be held on Zoom every Monday at 10am.

» 'Wellbeing for All' - New service from Henna!

Henna Asian Women's group has partnered with Westminster Adult Education Services to provide amazing skill-based courses for women in Westminster and neighbouring boroughs. Services include Yoga, Zumba, Holistic massages, Cake decorating, Jewellery design, Needlecraft and many more. FREE for women on benefits otherwise membership fees apply.

» Life in the UK weekly lessons

Henna Asian Women's Group are offering weekly sessions to assist people with learning for the Life in the UK test. Sessions will be offered online every Friday from 11am - 12pm.

» New social read aloud group for residents

Bi-borough (Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea) libraries are running online Social Book Groups facilitated by experienced library staff. No preparation is necessary - We invite people to come and listen to a short story, maybe read aloud some of it themselves, share their thoughts or just be in company.- Every Thursday at 2pm.

» Dancing to your Tune with WAND UK

WAND UK is inviting you to its second programme of its variety of dance classes. Join to get in shape while boosting your confidence. Places available on a "first come first served basis". From 23rd January to 27th February, every Thursday 1-2pm.

» FREE Walking For Health Training

Everyone Active will be hosting a Walking For Health - Walk Leader training session on the 22nd November, 9:30 – 3:30pm in the Bowls Pavilion at Paddington Recreation Ground, Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, W9 1PD.

» Making Every Contact Count (MECC) FREE training session (Thur 5th Dec)

This training is an approach to healthcare that ensures you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to 'Make Every Contact Count' when opportunities arise with patients/ clients. You will be well equipped to have a brief conversations about their health and well being and on how they might make positive improvements.

» Free English classes for Arabic speaking women

ESOL classes at Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women’s Centre The class start on the 18th September 2018 and runs every week on Tuesday from 10am-12pm

» Certitude Fully Funded Learning Disability Champions Training

Certitude is a Charity providing personalised support for people living with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health support needs. Certitude have been given a grant from Health Education England to provide LD Champions Training to BAME information & Advice Services across London. This is free training for your service.