Subject tag: Support Services

See also Community Directory/Health Care & 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.

14 May 2022

The local branch of the national charity Home-Start is recruiting home visiting volunteers and is looking in particular for people speaking Albanian, Arabic, Syrian Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Bengali or Pashto or proficient in British Sign Language. Home-Start helps families with young children through challenging times

04 May 2022

'Face Front run several inclusive and participatory arts groups for adults and young people in North and East London. The groups include disabled and neurodivergent participants who range in age and group size. Many of our groups work towards creating collaboratively devised ensemble performances that are presented in professional theatre venues. We are looking for creative, energetic, patient and collaborative practitioners to widen our pool of music based facilitators'.

23 April 2022

Cooking Champions are supporting 200 families across the borough, but their stocks are very low. Please donate items.

20 April 2022

Nightingale Cancer Support Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and its popular Night Hike is back after a two-year gap. On Friday 20th May hundreds of people will be walking the 10K or 15K Night Hike route around our beautiful borough raising money for this wonderful charity. Why not join in the fun?

29 March 2022

Enfield Wellbeing Network (EWN) is a collaboration between a number of local community organisations, which aims to enable people to set and achieve realistic goals to improve their health and wellbeing. The Network, which has been set up by Age UK Enfield, Enfield Carers Centre, and Mind in Enfield and Barnet, is available for free to people over 18 who are at risk of, or are managing, deteriorating health and wish to make positive changes and/or manage long term conditions.

09 February 2022

The amazing Cooking Champions are recruiting new volunteers to help them provide food support. There are information sessions in Grange Park on Saturday.

09 February 2022

The Veteran's Support Project operated by Age UK Enfield provides advice and support, plus social events, for anyone who has served in the armed forces or done National Service. Support is also provided to the families of Veterans.

01 February 2022

Enfield's Nightingale Cancer Support Centre has benefited from many fundraising efforts - but this one is truly remarkable!

24 January 2022

On Thursday 24th March there's chance to meet TV presenter and gardener Christine Walkden at an event in Cuffley Hall raising money for the Nightingale Cancer Centre. Tickets are strictly limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

08 December 2021

Age UK Enfield, the leading organisation for older people in Enfield, has won two awards at the Great British Care Awards Regional Finals: the Covid Hero Team Award and the Outstanding Dementia Carer Award, which went to Andrew Hall..

01 December 2021

This Saturday and Sunday, pop along to the North London Hospice's Wellbeing Centre in Barrowell Green to see Catching the Light 2, an exhibition of work by five members of the hospice's patient and family photography group.

10 November 2021

A newspaper article has a photograph of the interior of St John's Church in Palmers Green piled high with boxes containing donations for Afghan refugees to this country. The church is continuing to provide meals to the hungry - more than 450 a week.

Read the full article and forum comments

08 November 2021

'This week we were all moved when a courageous couple told us they were genuinely starving and had walked over four miles to come to us with the simple request of some food. Their circumstances had involved a hard choice of eviction or starvation and they had chosen the latter. How can it be right that such a basic human need is not being met for so many in our borough?'

Read the full article and forum comments

20 October 2021

Age UK Enfield have launched a new service for women over 50 living in Enfield or Haringey who are recovering from cancer treatment. This Girl Can, which is funded by Sport England, provides a series of exercise sessions, trying out different sessions each week, with the aim of building self confidence and wellbeing.

12 October 2021

As its twentieth anniversary approaches, the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre is this year expanding its annual Fashion Show and running the first Nightingale Fashion Week, from 11th to 15th Octobe

28 September 2021

A free support and counselling service is being offered to people who live, work or study in Enfield and whose mental health has been severely impacted by Covid-19.

15 September 2021

This Sunday Broomfield Bowl will be the venue for the first ever Palmers Green Food Festival. And who better to take charge of the spoons and ladles, pots and pans and kitchen teams than PG's own Cooking Champion, Clare Donovan?

14 September 2021

Are you a woman over 50 in Enfield, recovering from illness or Cancer? Ready to get moving and get a confidence boost? Join us for 12 FREE fitness sessions to boost self confidence and wellbeing, improve fitness, energy levels, strength, balance and coordination.

22 August 2021

The charity End Child Poverty is recruiting End Child Poverty Youth Ambassadors. The deadline for applying to become one is 6th September. Please share with organisations, schools and individuals who might be interested.

19 August 2021

The Felix Project is very short of volunteers, especially drivers.