Subject tag: Support Services

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For comprehensive listings of organisations covering a wide range of care and support services for adults and families, see the MyLife Enfield pages of the council website.

01 April 2020

Sarah Fecunda, who's a Co-op Member Pioneer, has been in touch asking how her organisation could help the local community during the Coronavirus episode.

01 April 2020

North London Hospice has this week launched two urgent appeals asking the local community for help to maintain its end of life care services as the coronavirus pandemic deepens. It desperately needs the public to help meet an enormous shortfall in fundraising caused by the Covid-19 crisis, and it also is urgently seeking supplies of masks, aprons and gloves to protect its nurses and patients.

30 March 2020

Enfield Council has published a flyer notifying people of the support available through Enfield Stands Together.

30 March 2020

Enfield Council's Housing Service has published the following information about how it will be operating during the current virus outbreak.

25 March 2020

Like many charities, Haven House children's hospice raises money through its events programme and its charity shops, but all events are now cancelled for the foreseeable future and all shops are closed. It expects a loss of income of £500,000 in the next three months alone, and has launched an emergency appeal for donations. In order to continue to support vulnerable children and their families, Haven House has launched an urgent appeal.

24 March 2020

Enfield Health & Wellbeing Centre have suspended all their normal activities and are instead offering a 24-hour telephone befriending service to people aged 60 and above who live alone or need someone to talk to.

23 March 2020

Barnet-based Noah's Ark Children's Hospice is urgently appealing for financial help. The coronavirus, while making the charity's young patients even more vulnerable, is undermining its fundraising methods. It faces a £2 million deficit, which threatens its future.

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23 March 2020

The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity, which supports patients at the North Middlesex Hospital, has issued an urgent appeal for funding. The Covid-19 crisis threatens its charity shops, community fundraising efforts and its own fundraising events.

18 March 2020

Enfield Council and Enfield Voluntary Action today launched Enfield Stands Together, a 'community response website', with the aim of coordinating volunteering and help to those who need it.

18 March 2020

Love Your Doorstep Enfield have been cooperating with many other organisations across the borough to organise coordinated help for vulnerable people or those who are self-isolating. They have set up links to online forms for those in need of help and for people who would like to volunteer.

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15 March 2020

The London Borough of Enfield Covid-19 Mutual Aid group on Facebook is one of around 150 Covid-19 Mutual Aid groups that had been created around the UK as of Sunday lunchtime. Volunteers are coordinating via WhatsApp and Facebook groups and offering people in self-isolation help with shopping, dog walking and picking up prescriptions.

09 March 2020

Jenny Godfrey from the Palmers Green Youth Provision describes the three types of support that will be offered to young people and their parents or carers. The Out of the Box youth centre launches on Friday 13th March.

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16 February 2020

Maggie's at the Royal Free is asking people to help support its work by holding a Kitchen Table Day on Friday 27 March or a day that suits you.

13 November 2019

There are a couple of mentions of Palmers Green in this short film about some remarkable women from our borough, created, directed and presented by Montell Douglas, Youth Sport & Inclusion Development Officer for Enfield Children's & Young Persons' Service (ECYPS)

31 October 2019

Please help us to help those in need of a shelter during the winter months.

14 October 2019

Enfield Youth Offending Unit is recruiting volunteers to supervise young people during their reparation activities and Community Panel Members to make decisions about the rehabilitation programmes.

02 October 2019

Following a ballot, workers who support people with learning disabilities at a home in Enfield have begun a series of one-day-a-week strikes after the failure of negotiations to increase their pay from the minimum wage of £8.21 per hour to the London Living Wage (LLW) of £10.55 per hour.

29 September 2019

Three days into the current season of 40 days and 40 nights of rain, north London's own Noah's Ark was officially launched by the Mayor of London. Its precious cargo? Not animals, but children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families.

16 September 2019

A crowdfunding campaign has been started on Spacehive to raise the funds needed for Mind in Enfield to open its Friends' Cafe to the public instead of just to its clients. This project will make healthy food available to a wider range of people whilst at the same time help to break down the barriers between those with and without mental health issues, make potential clients aware of its services, and open up more volunteering opportunities.

11 September 2019

At the Charity Today awards ceremony on 7th September Noah's Ark children's hospice was named Charity of the Year.