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.

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.

03 August 2021

Enfield charity Zebras, which supports adults and children with learning disabilities, has launched an appeal for money to keep its Children's Club in operation. This is a unique inclusive club for children with disabilities and their siblings and has been running since 2015, but the pandemic has severely impacted the charity's fundraising.

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.