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.

21 July 2021

On 21st August the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre will be celebrating 19 years of work to help cancer patients and their families. They'd love to invite you round to their offices in Baker Street for a birthday party, but there just isn't room for everyone and at the moment celebrating is best done outdoors. So they're inviting you to help them celebrate by getting together with family, friends, work colleagues, neighbours (anyone!) and going for a 10 kilometre walk to raise some much needed funds.

16 July 2021

Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy sessions offer an opportunity to meet other people living with dementia, and take part in a wide range of activities in a friendly, caring and supportive environment. Age UK Enfield is running a six-month project - places are limited.

07 July 2021

North London Hospice's Out of Hours Service needs your URGENT help to keep it going. Our patients and families need us 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just because it's the middle of the night doesn’t mean the need decreases; for many people that's when they need us most.

09 June 2021

On 21st August it will be the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre's 19th birthday, and they've sent us all an invitation!

05 May 2021

This year Dementia Action Week runs from 17th to 23rd May, with Denim for Dementia day on the Friday. PG resident Matt Wegner is a volunteer fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Society and is keen to get the local community and local groups engaged in raising money to help support people affected by dementia and in promoting a UK-wide campaign to Cure the Care System.

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18 April 2021

Age UK Enfield has launched a two-year Veterans Support Project designed to tackle loneliness and isolation in armed forces veterans and their families, to connect them to others and to develop new activities that keep them engaged and part of the community

13 April 2021

Are you a female victim of domestic abuse, or do you know someone that is? Join Enfield Women's Centre and Enfield Council for their online 'Freedom Programme', starting next week (21st April).

14 March 2021

For many chronic pain sufferers, the national lockdown has meant limited access to pain-relieving treatments. However, according to Palmers Green-based clinical massage therapist and chronic pain specialist Steven Murdoch, there are many things we can do ourselves to self-manage pain.

10 March 2021

A new home from hospital service is free for Enfield residents. AlphaCare can accept referrals from any health professionals, relatives or friends - and you can also self-refer.

13 February 2021

The HEY! Network (Haringey & Enfield Youth Network) is looking for people ready to Step Forward and spend a few hours a week helping young people in the two boroughs. The closing date for applications is 23rd February.

10 February 2021

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in the Trussell Trust network is donated by the public - that's why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food. Our shopping list shows the food items that we need right now.

08 February 2021

Age UK Enfield have been getting a lot of calls from people requiring help around the home and have sent information about their Home Care Service.

26 January 2021

The North London Hospice is recruiting more "Compassionate Neighbours" to play vital roles by offering their time to people with life-limiting illness who are experiencing loneliness or social isolation. Regular visits, companionship or just a listening ear can really make a difference.

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20 January 2021

Enfield Council has produced a series of short videos with advice for parents with a child who has challenging behaviour. The videos are hosted on the Enfield Libraries Facebook page.

19 January 2021

Are you a person of 'mature years' who's missing meeting people - perhaps because you're shielding? Is conversation and human interaction lacking from your life? A new project from Chickenshed could plug the hole in your life and create intergenerational friendships.

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08 January 2021

Cooking Champions are currently providing weekly food packages to support individuals and families across Enfield borough. They have a list of items which they require. Please take donations to St Peter's Church, Grange Park, on Tuesdays or Thursdays, 10am to 4pm.

04 January 2021

The Covid pandemic has seriously undermined Age UK Enfield's finances, while at the same time greatly increasing demand for its services. To help it cope, the charity has launched a winter appeal under the slogan Spread the Warmth, Show You Care.

16 December 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health & Wellbeing Navigator role. The post holder will be employed by Age UK Enfield, and within the Health & Wellbeing Services/Prevention Services.

12 December 2020

Planning for the future and putting certain things in place can provide peace of mind and security for both you and your loved ones. As part of Enfield Connections, Age UK Enfield are offering free Planning for Later Life sessions for people 50+ or carers of people aged 50+.

09 December 2020

The Covid Community Campaign has been launched by Dame Louise Casey and London Councils, with the Mayor of London and leading national food poverty charities the Trussell Trust, FareShare, Magic Breakfast and Social Bite also lending their support. It aims to build on this year's incredible community spirit and make sure everyone has what they need to get by as we approach the coldest months of the year.