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Lambeth Lammy Awards 2016

Published 19/09/2016

Liz Hanlon wins the “ Unpaid carer of the Year” Lammy Award The "Lammy Awards" are NHS Lambeth CCG's health and care awards to recognise people who go the extra mile to provide exceptional…

A course for mental health carers

Published 8/07/2015

Training Programme Coaching Conversation Skills for Carers   Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th September & 1st October 2015 and a follow-up session on10th December 2015   Are you fed up with…

Two groups for dementia carers

Published 3/07/2015

Carers Hub Quarterly Newsletter is out now

Published 1/06/2015

All you need to know about carers in Lambeth, download your copy here Unfortunately, we are unable to post out copies any more due to reduced resources so if you would like us to email you a copy please…

Customer Service Level 1 Course

Published 30/04/2015

Customer Service Level 1 Course – Tuesday 5thMay – 7thJuly – 10AM-1PM With CityLit, the St Lukes Hub will be hosting a customer service level 1 course at ST Lukes Hub on Tuesday…

8 Weeks to go until the Autism Show 2015!

Published 16/04/2015

Only 8 Weeks to go until The Autism Show 2015 We would like to invite you to this year's Autism Show London which opens in just eight weeks' time. You can book your ticket today and save 20% off…

Wanted! Carers of people on enteral nutrition

Published 28/01/2015

Researchers at University College London (UCL) would like to hear from carers who use feeding pumps in the home. This project is interested in the experience of carers, the tips and tricks they develop…

Free Mental Health Course

Published 23/01/2015

Hi all, There’s a free online course available in Understanding Mental Health through London South Bank Uni which may be of interest to anyone who would like to develop their understanding in this…

Auditons at the Old Vic, open for All ages

Published 9/01/2015

 The Old Vic are holding open auditions for our upcoming community production,Ages, which explores what it means to grow up and to grow old in London. We are keen to connect with people who have never…

NHS Parent Carer Consultation

Published 9/01/2015

Lambeth’s Contact a Family’s Winter 2015 newsletter is due out next week. They will be posting a copy to their members as well as emailing a PDF version to all stakeholders and providers.  …

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update November 2014

Published 12/11/2014

Learning disability Newletter update

Free PC’s and home computer use training on how to get on line

Published 5/11/2014

Do you know someone who wants to get online at home who is on a low income and doesn’t have a computer or broadband set up? Microsoft has recently re-launched their initiative called ‘Get Online…

Low Cost Counselling

Published 30/10/2014

Carers Hub Low Cost Counselling service LOW – COST COUNSELLING SERVICE Introduction Lambeth Carers Hub have been facilitating access to low-cost counselling since December 2013.  This information…

The Disability, Pregnancy-Parenthood office will close. They will instead give an online service

Published 28/10/2014

DPPI The Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood office will be closing at the end of this month. We will continue to operate, but for now mostly online. If you have any clients that could use our service,…

Change to Coffee Morning Social in October

Published 1/10/2014

The Carers Hub Coffee Morning Social has changed from Pumpkin Lantern making to a possibly more exciting prospect of visiting the Dulwich Picture Gallery.  We are offering free entry to the Gallery…

Carers Hub Black History month Trip on the 14th October 2014 2pm (Please call to book)

Published 19/09/2014

Call and book you space for a FREE guided tour of the Black Cultural Archives Heritage Centre. Carers Hub 0207 642 0038. Our tour guide will show us the many different pieces of Art, reference Library,…

Get baking for the great Macmillan Bake Off!

Published 17/09/2014

Macmillan `Bake off' 1.30pm Minet Library will be hosting our first ever `Bake Off' 26th Sept 2014. However, we ask that you `bake and bring'. We do not have the full facility to have a full…

Carers Hub Lambeth Carers’ Forum Health & Wellbeing for Carers

Published 16/09/2014

Lunch will be at 12:30, followed by an afternoon of    Relaxation, Networking and Information . Relax with your lunch,try a hand massage, chat to healthy living champions & health professionals,…

Mental Health Carers Support Group

Published 5/09/2014

Taking a ‘time-out’ to consider the challenges and successes of supporting someone with mental illness can help in giving us new perspective. Carers Hub Lambeth will be running a topic-based…

Carers Hub Mental Health newsletter for July and August out now

Published 14/07/2014

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE NEWSLETTER Our July-August mental health service newsletter is available to download here. This is a newsletter for friends, family and neighbours supporting someone who experiences…

Iconic Steps Free Film Courses

Published 9/07/2014

Just a reminder following on from the email below, spaces are still available for our free summer  courses: Documentary                     …

Our next Carers Forum is ALL ABOUT TRANSPORT

Published 1/07/2014

Transport .... and what to do about the Carers Awards ... some relaxing massage and some food. Please call to book your place for the next Carers Hub Forum, which will be on Thursday 10 July from 10.15am…

Greetings from Beautifulmess!

Published 13/06/2014

Greetings from BeautifulMess! Some of you have heard from us already and some of you may have heard of us, we "create celebratory, collaborative multi-sensory performance in all sorts of places with all…

Care Curry Fridays are back on!

Published 10/06/2014

Sue & Leonardo Care Curry Meet ups, Oasis Cafe, 2 Rookery Road, Clapham SW4 9DD First Friday of the month. 6.30pm to 9pm. £3 for Tikka, £7 for curry and drink.  Meet, moan, sometimes…

Calling all Dementia Carers SAVE THE DATE

Published 29/05/2014

Wednesday, 4 June from 12noon to 1pm @ the Healthy Living Club, Lingham Court, 10 Lingham Street, Stockwell, London SW9 9HF Work is now going on to develop a new single Social Care Hub for Lambeth. This…

Carers Hub quarterly newsletter available online now

Published 28/05/2014

Our newsletter covering June, July and August is now available to download online here. This issue covers our events and activities for Carers Week 2014, check out our day trips for carers. Contents -…

Dear or Hard of Hearing?  RAD is offering advice in Lambeth

Published 20/05/2014

11 days to go until the Carers Thames Walk

Published 20/05/2014

There are 11 days to go until the Carers Thames Walk 2014. The routes, maps and quiz have now been sorted out. There is still time to join the Carers Hub Lambeth team and have a really enjoyable day sightseeing…

These boots are made for walking…. and raising money for the Carers Hub

Published 19/05/2014

The walk takes place on Saturday May 31st and starts from 10am. Julie Mallett, the Service Manager for the Carers Hub is walking to raise money for the carers in Lambeth along with other members of staff…

New DASL ‘Into Sport’ project for Disabled People

Published 23/04/2014

Disabled people in London will have more opportunities to get involved in sport after Inclusion London received £501,000 of funding from Sport England’s Inclusive Sport fund, for its “Into…

Contact a Family - for Families with disabled Children

Published 18/03/2014

Hello to all Contact a Family Lambeth’s members and friends. Issue 17 of the Spring Newsletter is out Now!.

Have Your Say on Lambeth’s Changes to Services

Published 18/03/2014

Have your say on Lambeth’s changes to services……..Lambeth Learning Disability Carers’ Forum 17th April 2014 at  We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA 11:00am - 1:00pm Updates…

Calling all carers and professionals working with carers!

Published 18/03/2014

Get connected, Keep Informed The Carers Hub Lambeth wants to leap further into the digital age and we want to take you all with us. We would appreciate it if you could link to our facebook and twitter…

Carers Hub Low Cost Counselling service

Published 13/03/2014

LOW – COST COUNSELLING SERVICE Introduction Lambeth Carers Hub have been facilitating access to low-cost counselling since December 2013.  This information sheet has been produced jointly by…

Calling all Dementia Carers!

Published 11/03/2014

Isolation, stress and the day to day challange of caring for someone with dementia can get the best of people down. We have Jean Hedden, a trained counsellor, coming to meet you all at our monthly support…

Carers Hub Mental Health Newsletter is now out

Published 6/03/2014

Visit the mental health team's webpage by clicking here to download your copy of the newsletter.   Inside our newsletter you will find updates on mental health news and dates for your diary including:…

Forum for family carers of people with learning disabilities

Published 25/02/2014

Forum for family carers of people with learning disabilities Monday 3rd March 2.00 – 4.00pm Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB The National Audit of Learning Disabilities…

Carers Hub Quarterly Newsletter is available to download now

Published 25/02/2014

We have a bumper 20 page issue covering the months of March, April and May.  Packed full of information, you can download your copy here. If you requested a copy to be posted to you when you joined…

Saturdays story, What is it?..Music&Movement for people with learning difficulties

Published 19/02/2014

Click here for more details and bookings for the Saturday Story time table

The science Museum Autism spectrum Early birds event Sat March 8th 2014

Published 11/02/2014

The booking is now available for the next Early Birds event which is to be held on theSaturday March 8th.On the8th ofMarch the Museum will be open from 8:30am for families who have members on the Autistic…

Lots of reasons to volunteer with us

Published 10/02/2014

Looking for work?  Volunteering looks great on your CV. Want to give something back?  Volunteering is a great way to be part of the community. Want to meet new people?  Being part of the…

Confidentiality within the NHS for Mental Health Carers

Published 4/02/2014

Carers Hub Coffee Morning Socials for 2014

Published 3/12/2013

New autism free school opening in September 2014

Published 15/11/2013

Please support Rise School by completing a short consultation survey. You can also visit the Rise School website to find out more about our plans.

Dear friends, A big and heartfelt thank you to all of you for supporting our Celebrating age event

Published 6/11/2013

The event raised more than £500 – which covers for our cost of catering for over 3 weeks and, naturally, I am very grateful for all the help I have had.  I hope that those of you who came…

Ask the Expert at the next Carers Forum on 26 September

Published 20/08/2013

September Carers Forum 11am to 2pm [10.45am for coffee] Thursday 26thSeptember at Woodlawns, 16 Leigham Court Road, London SW16 2PJ “Ask the Expert” session on welfare benefits for carers in…

Job Vacancies at Souththames Crossroad

Published 18/07/2013

Carers Hub Lambeth is currently recruiting one or more temporary Carers Development and Support Workers to join our Mental Health Service.  Please circulate to your networks. We need to find people…

Urgent News From the hub

Published 18/07/2013

Please be aware that Lambeth have received a level 3 alert due to the continuing hot weather. A Level 3 heatwave alert means people should be aware of the actions to protect themselves from the possible…

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers’ Update

Published 8/07/2013

News letter By Robert Hill at Lambeth Mencap.

Mouse Trap Theatre Projects

Published 5/07/2013

MouseTrap Theatre wishes to invite you and your family to take part in their family first nights 15th Anniversary summer programme. You can enjoy one of 31 exciting productions acroos London with Tickets…

Mental Health & Learning disablities

Published 20/06/2013

Community Mental Wellbeing Event 23rd August 2013 at Ortus Learning and Events A day of pampering and activities for everyone This is a free event for carers, service users and people in the local community…

Open Day where people with sight loss or dyslexia can try out equipment and programmes

Published 14/06/2013

Plus an added bonus is that Wheels for Wellbeing will be outside the library with their specially adapted bicycles that can be used by disabled people.  See attached leaflet Sorry for short notice,…

InstructAbility - FREE Fitness Instructor Course for disabled people

Published 23/05/2013

Fitness Industry Training for Disabled People A FREE Level 2 Gym Instructor training course designed specifically for disabled people. (Including Level 3 Disability & Exercise Module) for more details…

Big Health Day - Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board

Published 26/04/2013

To find out more, please click here

Knitting Day at Peter Jones

Published 26/04/2013

City Lit ‘Taster Days’ FREE for carers at Woodlawns Centre

Published 15/04/2013

City Lit, one of the largest adult education colleges in London, are running a range of free courses at a number of different community venues in Lambeth.  The courses are funded by Lambeth Council…

The princes trust are pleased to announce their next training programme

Published 21/03/2013

Hi their! Are you a carer aged between 16 & 25 Please find attached the leaflets for our upcoming team programme. I have also attached a poster that you may be able to display in order to help recruit…

Some fabulous prizes available at our event on 21 March…

Published 5/03/2013

Feeling low or stressed?  read on…

Published 13/02/2013

Employment opportunities for young carers aged 18 to 25

Published 30/01/2013

Moving On….Young Carers, Employment Apprenticeships and Transition February 6th 2013, 10am-3.30pm at Lynton House, Tavistock Square, LONDON Moving on to the world of work is often a difficult transition…

Carers Hub Social Group Coffee Morning Programme of events

Published 28/01/2013

Chair Yoga

Published 25/01/2013

Every Tuesday 11am to 12 noon day @ the Jamyang Buddhist centre SE1 4NA. Cost is £5.00 or £2.00 consession. Please read attached leaflet for more details.

Job Vacancies at Souththames Crossroad

Published 25/01/2013

Charity Number: 1027026   South Thames Crossroads is a well-established Charity that provides support to carers and those they care for. We work in the London Boroughs of Merton, Sutton, Wandsworth,…

January’s Mental Health Newsletter is available now

Published 15/01/2013

Our monthly newsletter for Mental Health Carers is available to download here

Carers Hub Mental Health Carers Newsletter out now

Published 13/12/2012

Download your copy here  

Care & Curry Fridays need a venue, any offers?

Published 29/11/2012

The carer who runs the very popular Care & Curry Fridays is looking for another venue to hold the weekly gathering of topical talk over a plate of food.  The restaurant they have been using were…

Parent and children’s group in Lambeth Accord?

Published 20/11/2012

Louise Holden from Carers Hub Lambeth met with Angela from Brixton Inclusive recently to find out about what they are offering to Lambeth residents and how we could work together to provide support for…

Your Carers Hub newsletter is out now!

Published 19/11/2012

The Winter Issue of your newsletter is now available to download here Contents - Page 3 Invitation to our festive party, please RSVP Page 4 New Job Club for Carers Page 5 Feeling down?  Maybe our…


Published 5/11/2012

OPEN TO ALL CARERS LOOKING AFTER SOMEONE WITH A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE We would like to Invite you to A FREE DAY TRIP TO THE BBC TELEVISION CENTRE, London On Friday 9th November 2012. You can also bring the…


Published 2/11/2012

A Lambeth Celebration Event Friday 7th December 2012 10.30am - 3pm at Lambeth Accord 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA Join us for this free event to mark the 3rd UK Disability History Month Drop in or stay all…

Is being a carer getting you down?

Published 30/10/2012

Do you sometimes feel so angry you could scream? Do you worry a lot? Do you often feel tired and fed up? Are you missing out on having fun? If so, perhaps the new Carers’ Counselling Service can…

Your Tat is someone Else’s Treasure!  Come to our Bring & Buy on Weds 31 Oct

Published 30/10/2012

Wednesday 31 October We are having a Bring and Buy Sale at The Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 tomorrow from 10.30am until 12noon... It's a great opportunity to get those cupboards sorted…

Come and take part in a local Bike ride on 29th September 2012

Published 23/08/2012

Dear Everyone   Here is an invitation to a bike ride on 29th September, open to carers and users of mental health services. The ride is organised in conjunction with Sustrans and local cycling groups.…

New Project for Carers from the Hub

Published 22/08/2012

For more information, contact Hana on 020 8678 5609 / hana@souththamescrossroads.org

Free Break - Away holiday to Bracklesham Bay

Published 17/08/2012

  NBFA are offering People aged over 65 Years on Low incomes a Free Break - Away please click here for more details   -    Aged 65 or over? -    Not been on holiday…

Ever wondered about what the Summer Solstice is all about?

Published 26/06/2012

We have invited a modern urban Druid to our coffee morning on Wednesday 27 June. Anna will be giving an informal talk about the Summer Solstice and inviting you to create your own mandala! Come along at…

Learning Difficulty Carers newsletter for May

Published 10/05/2012

Our newsletter for carers of someone with a Learning Disability for May is available here

Volunteers needed for Carers Week 2012

Published 4/04/2012

Want to get involved and make this year's Lambeth Carers Week the best one ever? Last year we had so much support from people wanting to give a few hours of their time and it made all the difference…

What is Carers Week about?

Published 28/03/2012

click here to watch a short video about Carers Week. The Carers Hub Lambeth will be sending all Carers on the network a newsletter at the beginning of June to let you know what is happening for Carers…

Care & Curry Fridays

Published 22/03/2012

Care & Curry Fridays, every Friday 1pm to 3pm, The Fountain @31, 31 Clapham Park Road, SW4 7EE.  The Fountain presents caring for carers.  A time to have a tea/coffee, curry and a chat. …

Fancy a night at the Theatre?

Published 28/02/2012

Our social group is going to see Going Dark at the Young Vic on Wednesday 7 March. We have still have nine tickets left so if you fancy a free night out at the theatre, get in touch. It's first come,…

Carers Hub Lambeth new massage service

Published 15/02/2012

Sea Charleston, ITEC Diploma Qualified - Holistic Massage For Relaxation & Well Being THIS SERVICE WILL BE IN OPERATION FROM 1 MARCH 2012 The Carers Hub Lambeth have made an arrangement with Sea for…

Carers’ Hub Lambeth Spring Newsletter out now

Published 15/02/2012

Our Spring 2012 newsletter is now available to download here. Carers will be receiving their copy in the post soon.

Want more social stuff to do?

Published 8/02/2012

Carers who are part of our Carers Network are very welcome to join the Social Group.  We are planning lots of great stuff to do in 2012. If you have time, why not take part in our little mini survey…

Carers Hub Social Group Flyer

Published 19/12/2011

Download flyer here

Learning Disabilities Carers Update available now

Published 21/11/2011

click here to download your copy of news for carers of people with Learning Disabilities.  

Come and express your views about the cuts at the next mini forum

Published 14/11/2011

There will be a follow up meeting with Jim Dickson on 8th December.

Book your place for the Carers Hub Party 3 December

Published 2/11/2011

We are holding a party on Saturday, 3 December for all our members. 11am to 2pm at Woodlawns Centre in Streatham. We will have food, fun and music. Quiz! Flamenco guitar! To book your place, call 0207…

Carers Walk Nandos Meal

Published 31/10/2011

Would you like to be one of 15 carers to come for a meal at Nandos?

Come and make christmas cards and decorations

Published 6/10/2011

26 October - 10.30am to 12noon, 1st floor, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA Please come along to meet other carers and have an informal chat ... We will be making christmas cards and decorations, please join…

Who Cares in Lambeth Survey

Published 4/08/2011

We have put together a very simple survey to find out about you and what you think about being called a carer, it should only take a few minutes and will help us get to know you better. http://carershub.org.uk/about/who-cares-in-lambeth-survey/…

Lets Demonstrate, for childrens with ASD aged 8-14, starting 25/07/11.

Published 15/07/2011

Demonstrate is a new initative for children with ASD, to join in creative activites starting from 25/07/2011 at the Oval House.http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/Demonstrate 2 kids…

August Theatre Group Trip

Published 7/07/2011

THEATRE GROUP This is to let you know about the next exciting show coming up to the Young Vic and I would absolutely love to invite you to come as part of the Carers Hub Lambeth group to come along to…

New film about carers

Published 3/05/2011

This was kindly produced free of charge by MXone Arts, you can view it on youtube at http://tinyurl.com/63m8w7c Most feedback from carers has highlighted the fact that it seems to tell us what…