CARERS FIRST

From 1st July, Carers FIRST will be delivering the Integrated Carer Support Service providing information, advice and support to Young, Adult and parent carers in Newham.

For more information, please contact 0300 303 1555, or email [email protected]

  1. ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY* (Newham)

1a) Memory Lane Café (for people with Dementia and their carers)

Meets last Thursday of every month, 1pm – 3pm, 328 Barking Road, London E6 2RT

Tel. No: 020 8472 0658 or Amina, Peer Support Group Facilitator mobile: 07525403849

Email: [email protected];

1b) Memory Lane Café (for people with Dementia and their carers)

Meets first Friday of every month, 2pm – 4pm, The Hub Community Centre, 123 Star Lane, London E16 4PZ. Also offers one to one support and home visits. Tel: 020 8472 0658 or Amina, Peer Support Group Facilitator mobile: 07525403949

Email:  [email protected];

or             [email protected];

1c) Memory Lane Café (for people with Dementia and their carers)

Meets third Wednesday of every month,12.00-2.00pm, Jack Cornwell Community Centre, Jack Cornwell Street, Manor Park, London E12 5NN

Email: [email protected];

 2. BRANCH OUT (Community Neighbourhood)

A Social group for people with Asperger’s and Autism

If you or someone you know has Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome c

ome along to socialise, play board games, Nintendo Wii and lots more (free)

Meet 2nd Thursday of every month from 1pm – 3pm at

Green Street Library, 337 – 341 Green Street, Plaistow E13 9AR

Meet 4th Thursday of every month from1pm – 3pm at

Plaistow Library, North Street,

Plaistow E13 9HL

Email:  [email protected];

3. CEREBRAL PALSY NETWORK NEWHAM*

   (CPNN – support group for parents/carers)

Meets 3rd Tuesday every month 10am – 12.30pm, Stay’n’Play,99-101 Dongola Road West (off Balaam Street), E13 8RD.

Tel. No: 07903 955 353 – Habbib Aziz

Email: [email protected];

4. DIABETES SUPPORT CLUB

Meets 3rd Friday of every month at Manor Park Library, Manor Park E12

Tel. No: 07812675213 - Zakir Adam

Email: [email protected];

 5. FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

Meets monthly on a Thursday 1.00pm-3.00pm.

Ithaca House ,27 Romford Rd

London E15 4LJ

Tel. No: 0208 525 3220 – Marta Meli

Email: [email protected];

6. GOOD NEIGHBOURS SERVICE

Newham New Deal Partnership

 Supports older people living in Newham with dementia and/or their carers

with Information and case work. Also provides extra support

and increase social contact, self-confidence and choice

for older residents to be independent.  

 Newham NDP, St Luke’s Community Centre, 89 Tarling Road, E16

For more information and a referral form, call: 020 7366 6343 - Kamal Sahota

or email:  [email protected]

7. LONDON BOROUGH OF NEWHAM’S MENTAL HEALTH CARERS SUPPORT GROUPS

Meets 3rd Monday of every month 5.30pm – 7.30pm,

Stratford Advice Arcade,107-109 The Grove, Stratford E15 1HP

8. NEWHAM AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CARERS FORUM

Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month 11.30am – 1.30pm

Stratford Advice Arcade, 107 - 109 The Grove, Stratford E15 1HP

Tel. No: 030 8514 0193 - Jean Crooke

Email:   [email protected];

 9. NEWHAM ACTIVE DIABETIC'S - Diabetic's Support Group

Ithaca House, 27 Romford road, Stratford E15 4LJ

Tel No: 020 8555 7122, Mobile: 07946038142 - Des Blake

Email:   [email protected];

10. NEWHAM STROKE CLUB

Meets every Wednesday 2pm - 5pm (refreshments included)

Katherine Road Community Centre, 254 Katherine Road, Forest Gate E7

Tel. No: 020 8548 9825 - Abdul Shakoor

Email:  [email protected];

11. NEWHAM PARENT FORUM

Support group for parent carers of children and young people with a range of disabilities

with the aim of improving services

For groups details call 07887382929

Email:   [email protected];

www.newhamparentforum.co.uk;

12. NEWHAM RISE

A confidential service for families & carers affected

by others’ substance misuse

CGL Newham Rise – 3 Beckton Road, Canning Town, London E16 4DE

To make a referral, call 0800 652 3879 Option 2

Email: [email protected];

or Fax No: 020 7511 6997

www.changegrowlive.org;

13. PARENT SUPPORT GROUP (LEARNING DISABILITIES)

Meets LAST Wednesday of every month 12pm – 2.30pm.

Jack Cornwall Centre Manor Park E12 5NN

Tel. No: 020 373 3048 - Prabhudas Tanna

Email: prabhudastanna@gmail.com;

14. SEN SUPPORT GROUP*

(for parents and their children with SEN)

Altmore Childrens Centre (Altmore Infants School), Soft Play Area, Altmore Avenue, London E6 2BX

Tel. No: 020 8552 6604 - Zena Holroyd (for bookings)

Email: [email protected]

   15. TOGETHER WE CAN

Social group for young stroke survivors (under 50)

Meets every Friday 2pm- 4pm

To book a place or for more information, email: [email protected]

16. LET US COMMUNICATE

An independent support group for parents and carers of children, young people and adult with special educational needs and disabilities.

Meets once a month at Edith Kerrison Nursery School and Children's Centre.

Sophia Road E16 3PB (located inside Rosetta Primary School)

For more information, please contact Lorna at 020 7473 2761

or

email:  [email protected]; 

17. NEWHAM NEW DEAL PARTNERSHIP

A good neighbours and case work service for older people with Dementia and their carers.

For help and assistance, please contact Good Neighbours Information and Casework Service on:

020 7366 6343 or

email: [email protected]; 

18.  NEWHAM BEREAVEMENT SERVICE

This service is for people who have experienced grief, loss and bereavement. It offers to all

age groups:

- Bereavement counselling

- Group Support

- Advice and Information

Complementary Therapy

For more information, please call 020 7510 1081 or 020 7510 4258

or 

email:  [email protected]; 

or

 [email protected];