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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.

24 September 2014

Enfield Carers Centre has contacted Palmers Green Community asking for help from our readers for its Best Breakfast Campaign, which will take place in October.  A good opportunity for those of us who are fortunate enough not to have carer responsibilities (at the moment anyway) to help this organisation provide its invaluable support to those who need it. Dear Friends in Palmers Green, Many of our registered carers live in N13 so it’s great to see that community spirit in N13 is live.......

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21 September 2014

The newest addition to our Community Directory is Studio 306, which is a community interest company based in the Chocolate Factory, Wood Green.  Studio 306 helps people to recover from mental health problems by empowering them to use their creativity.  Specialised tutors teach them, helping them to rediscover forgotten skills, learn new ones and boost their confidence in four creative disciplines: ceramics - produced using stoneware slip and earthenware clay and featuring bright and.......

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21 September 2014

Studio 306 Collective CIC is a group of skilled Arts and Craft practitioners, who have come together to form an exciting Community Enterprise. At Studio 306, we specialize in designing hand-crafted, high quality Ceramics, Jewellery, Textiles, and Screen Printed products. The aim of the studio is to empower disadvantaged local individuals. We offer a creative space for people who are recovering from mental illness, where they can rediscover forgotten skills, develop new ones and boost their.......

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11 August 2014

Enfield Fostering Service are looking for foster carers for children of all ages.  If you think you might be interested, please read the following information or come along to one of the regular Fostering Information Days and Fostering information Evenings held in Edmonton and Enfield Town.  Download a list of upcoming Fostering Information Events. Who needs fostering? Children or young people aged 0 - 18 years old living in Enfield who experience a serious family breakdown to the.......

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27 July 2014

The Shane Project is a charity for African/Caribbean and Ethnic Minority People living with MS, their families and carers. It was founded in April 2002 by Norma McFarlane, whose two sons were diagnosed with MS. It is named after her eldest son Shane who was diagnosed with Primary Progressive in 1993 but sadly passed away in December 2003. The lack of available support, which was further compounded by isolation, prejudice and stigmatisation that she and her family endured from the local.......

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27 July 2014

The Nightingale was formed by a local group of concerned individuals who felt that more could be done to support people affected by cancer in Enfield. We aim to work together with existing local services to ensure that we provide comprehensive support. We are here to help patients, relatives, carers, friends or those who are affected by cancer. We hope to be able to provide you with help along the way........

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27 July 2014

The "Stroke and PAT" programme is a collaborative project between the national charity Pets As Therapy, founding Director Sallie Bollans​ and the Ruth Winston Centre​. Having introduced Animal Assisted Interventions to the multi-disciplinary therapy programme within neurological rehabilitation at a local hospital in 2004, Sallie witnessed first hand the positive effects that occurred when stroke survivors were given the opportunity to interact with dogs during therapy sessions. Working.......

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20 July 2014

Citizens Advice Enfield is a charity that offers free, accessible,quality advice to anyone who lives in Enfield. They can help with all kinds of problems, whether they are housing, employment, benefits, debts or immigration issues for example.

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04 February 2014

Lottery funded ‘Stroke and PAT’ project offers highly innovative, and motivating, therapeutic opportunities for stroke survivors to incorporate PAT dogs into their rehabilitation treatment programme. It is a collaborative venture between the national charity Pets As Therapy, founding Director of Stroke Rehab Dogs, Sallie Bollans, and the Ruth Winston Centre, London N13........

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05 November 2013

Keeping Families Together: North London YMCA are seeking "hosts" to take in young people for up to 3 months where their relationship with their families has broken down.

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28 August 2013

When you visit the Palmers Green Community Festival on Sunday 1st September, be sure to visit the stand run by Noah's Ark Children's Hospice.  This is a locally based charity with a difference:  a hospice without its own building.  Instead of patients coming to them, they come to the patients and care for them - and the other members of their families - in famliar home surroundings. Noah's Ark estimate that there are 900 children in the boroughs they serve - Barnet, Camden,.......

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