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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…

LAMBETH LD CARERS’ WORKSHOPS THE CARE ACT 2014

Published 5/02/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN The Care Act is a Bill to reform the law relating to care and support for…

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…

Autism-Friendly Schools Screenings

Published 16/01/2015

AUTISM-FRIENDLY SCHOOLS' SCREENINGS  Join us this February for Schools' Autism-Friendly screenings of BOOK OF LIFE. These screenings are for students on the Autism spectrum or with…

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.  …

Autism weekly

Published 6/01/2015

Your newsletter January 2015     Campaign Join us Donate Shop   Stand out for autism this World Autism Awareness Week! 27 March – 2 April                   …

Man MOT text chat now all over England

Published 8/12/2014

contact a GP 24/7 The Man MOT service from the Men’s Health Forum which enables men to contact an NHS GP or other expert using a mobile, tablet or laptop, launches nationally this…

Deaf Families Together Project

Published 2/12/2014

Deaf Parenting UK is a small charity that provides specialised support for Deaf Parents, focusing on helping Deaf parents/parents to be to support their children to achieve positive outcomes across…

Smart Garages-Bus Route

Published 27/11/2014

Hi All, FST recently won a competition with the Business in the Community arc programme for an advertising campaign on Transport for London buses (TfL). The campaign was launched on the 20th November…

Local registered Smart Garage in Lambeth are trained to offer car MOTs.

Published 21/11/2014

    For more information please click here  

Autism weekly

Published 18/11/2014

Weekly autism news digest: 14 November 2014 UK 14/11/14 - The disabled children locked up in cages - BBC 13/11/14 - Inspiring #ADifferentBrilliant campaign video tackles autism stereotypes…

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update November 2014

Published 12/11/2014

Learning disability Newletter update

Vitalise Breaks in November and December

Published 3/11/2014

Vitalise organise breaks for carers, either with the person you look after or without. Find out about breaks for November and December here

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…

Equality in health in Lambeth: the BIG Lambeth Health Debate continues

Published 29/10/2014

There are have two new opportunities for you to get involved with NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group – the focus is EQUALITIES 1)      Come to the stakeholder event…

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,…

Lambeth Autism Group

Published 28/10/2014

Before we go offline to spend time with our families over half term I wanted to let you know of an NAS open day. If you're wanting to know about volunteering opportunities with the National Autistic…

November 5th 11am to 1pm: Question and Answer Session with Councillor Meldrum, Cabinet Member

Published 22/10/2014

Direct Payment Peer Support Group meeting For anyone receiving Direct Payments or the carer of a person receiving Direct Payments. Meets every first Wednesday of the month at 336 Brixton Road, 11am to…

FREE play sessions during the school holidays

Published 22/10/2014

FREE school holiday activities for children living in and around Streatham. They are open for fun every day in the half term and all other school holidays (except Christmas) Monday – Friday 10am…

Family Services facility for disabled children open for business in Lambeth

Published 21/10/2014

  Caudwell Children, a national charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children and their families, has recently launched a Family Services facility in the Lambeth…

Moving Matters are running inclusive sports at Larkhall & Brixton

Published 15/10/2014

Hi Everyone, Moving Matters are running inclusive sports sessions at Larkhall and Brixton Rec at the weekend. These come highly recommended by parents ( we've been before-our daughter loved them) but…

Anti-Bullying week

Published 15/10/2014

We are forwarding details of an anti bullying workshop being run by Contact A Family on 22/10 at the Henry Fawcett Children Centre (From 10am to 1pm). To book a place please phone:  020 7326…

Men’s Big Day on 26 September

Published 26/09/2014

Men’s Big Day  At the Civic Centre, Catford on Friday 26th September from 10am—3.30pm.  Free buffet lunch provided.  Must be reserved For men aged 18 and over who have a learning…

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,…

This Thursday - 11th September

Published 10/09/2014

at We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA 11:00am - 1:00pm In attendance: Alex McTeare  (Assistant Director Commissioning Health & Well Being Team – London Borough of Lambeth) Updates and…

New online advice resource Advice Local

Published 6/08/2014

  Lasa has recently launched a new web resource called advicelocal, covering all 33 London boroughs. The site offers access to welfare law, housing, debt and social care topics and includes a searchable…

Disability Advice Service Lambeth’s Into Sport Project

Published 5/08/2014

DASL's Into Sport Project has a new facebook page for you to like and keep up to date with what the project is doing to encourage people into sport in Lambeth. Click here for the facebook page  

Roots and Shoots is more than just a place to do gardening!

Published 22/07/2014

If you know of any young people looking for something really positive to engage with for September - this is a reminder that Roots and Shoots is more than just a place to do gardening!* They are now running…

Creating opportunities for young Londoners with autism

Published 22/07/2014

CareTrade is a London charity with the aim to transform the life chances of young adults with autism by creating innovative projects to increase employment opportunities. The Autism Project – Is…

Get close to nature this summer with Wild Wednesdays.

Published 22/07/2014

Wild in the City! launched their summer programme of nature based events for children and adults at Brockwell Park Community Gardens on Wednesday 16th July. 3.45pm - 5.00pm - Nature Play sessions, incorporating…

The NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

Published 7/07/2014

VoiceAbility is the new provider of NHS Complaints Advocacy for 29 of the 33 London Boroughs and covers Lambeth.  www.nhscomplaintsadvocacy.org NHS Complaints Advocacy supports people through the…

New drop in at “We Are 336” for victims of crime

Published 7/07/2014

National Autistic Society

Published 24/06/2014

  Join  in the next dimension as The Squidz Club lands at The Albany on Friday 4 July from 7pm - 11pm. What's On? Enter the weird and wonderful world of Jim the Alien Kid find out who his…

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…

New service FACE for 16 - 24 year olds

Published 4/06/2014

Money mentoring program Supporting Lambeth tenants Main services delivered Lambeth FACE is made up of two core financial inclusion services; One-to-one support and Financial Confidence Workshops. The project…

Weekly round up of Autism news in the UK

Published 20/05/2014

16/05/14 - Seclusion Rooms: What Every Parent and Professional Should Know - Special Needs Jungle 15/05/14 - How severely autistic Tom, 6, learnt to embrace life thanks to the love of his…

New ASD Unit opening in September

Published 12/05/2014

A new dedicated ASD unit for 45 primary aged children is opening in Kennington in September. The Wyvil ASD Centre is due to open in September 2014, initially catering for 16 reception and key…

Round up of events in Lambeth for May

Published 28/04/2014

Provided by Lambeth Resolve, an excellent resource of what is going on around Lambeth during the month of May, click link below - Roundup of events around Lambeth in May

Opportunity to influence Lambeth’s “Local Offer”

Published 7/04/2014

The Lambeth Autism Group is holding their coffee morning on 8th April, as usual, at Holy Trinity Church Clapham Common from 10am to 11.30am. Their guest is Andrew Blow, SEN consultant, who wants to…

Free events for children with ASD at the new Spectrum Youth Theatre

Published 7/04/2014

SPECTRUM YOUTH THEATRE Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation has funded a trial of a youth theatre for children with an ASD.  Over a term, twelve participants will see a performance at Little Angel, make…

Booking for Early Bird event at Science Museum in May opens tomorrow, don’t miss out!

Published 7/04/2014

Science Museum Early Bird events for people on the autistic spectrum. The next Early Birds session will be on the 10th of May. Booking for this free event will be available online only from Tuesday the…

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!.

Mobile Meadow, fun project with plants

Published 18/03/2014

Join them to create a mobile meadow within the urban landscape of Elephant & Castle Guerrilla Gardener Richard Reynolds, whose nocturnal gardening on public land without permission has led to him becoming…

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…

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…

We just wanted to share a link with you to the National Autism forum

Published 17/01/2014

http://network.autism.org.uk/welcome?pageback=http%3A//network.autism.org.uk/discussion/best-autism-research-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.

Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update September 2013

Published 6/11/2013

Please find out more about whats happening in the Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Newsletter

Grants available from The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust

Published 15/10/2013

The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (Est’d 1853) is able to support children whose parent or carer works in the UK fashion and textile industry and is keen to hear from potential applicants.…

Contact a family Coffee Mornings & Cantact a family drop-in sessions

Published 28/08/2013

The coffee Morning The coffee Mornings are held every second Thursday of the month, 10am-12.30pm at Stockwell Children Centre, Burgoyne Road, Stockwell, London SW9 9TS.   The family drop-in sessions…

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…

Big Health Day - Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board

Published 26/04/2013

To find out more, please click here

This month’s newsletter out now for learning disability carers

Published 8/10/2012

The September Newsletter is now availible forn you to look at. Please click here and find out what events have happened and are taking place in and around lambeth for Carers with learning disabilities.

The Autism Show 15 to 16 June 2012 tickets available now

Published 28/03/2012

The Autism Show, the national event for autism, is dedicated to the two million people in the UK who live and work with autism on a daily basis. The Autism Show is for the growing community of parents,…

Family Fun Day, 31 March 2012

Published 22/03/2012

Family Fun Day, 31 March 2012  10.30am to 4.30pm, Stockwell Primary School and Children’s Centre On Saturday 31st March there is going to be a Family Fun Day, at Stockwell Primary School and…

Parent Support Group

Published 15/12/2011

  Contact a Family Support groups are for parents with a child aged 0-19 with a disability, health condition or an additional need. Contact Aminda on 0207 326 5270. Various drop-ins, Benefit checks,…