Contacts for Asian people

ASRA Housing Camden Office

Address
4 Guilford Place London WC1N 1EA
Phone
07967 575610 (Mobile)
Details
Local office for sheltered housing for Asian elders. Schemes at 4 Guilford Place and 52 Millman Street WC1. Parent organisation provides general needs housing and sheltered housing for Asian elders across London.
Open
Phone the mobile number for appointments.
Location
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Age UK Camden Talking Therapies Project

Address
Tavis House 1-6, Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA
Website
www.ageukcamden.org.uk
Phone
020 7837 3777 (Advice Line), 020 7239 0400 (Office)
Fax
020 7383 2550
Details

Providing short and long-term emotional support/counselling (for up to a year) to older people in Camden from black and minority ethnic groups and older people with early Dementia or Alzheimers Disease.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Akademi South Asian Dance UK

Address
Old Town Hall 213 Haverstock Hill London NW3 4QP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.akademi.co.uk
Phone
020 7691 3210
Fax
020 7691 3211
Details
Works to enhance the practice, understanding and appreciation of South Asian dance within a contemporary artistic, social and educational context.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.
Location
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Asian Womens Resource Centre

Address
108 Craven Park London NW10 8QE
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 8961 6549/5701
Fax
020 8838 1823
Details

Emergency advice available at any time during opening hours. Open-door policy for BAMER (Black, Asian Minority, Ethnic & Refugee) women and children from all communities. Offer holistic services including counselling, advocacy, support groups and information and advice on welfare rights and domestic violence.

Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Bengali Workers Association Older Peoples Project

Address
Surma Community Centre 1 Robert Street London NW1 3JU
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.bwa-surma.org/
Phone
020 7388 7313
Details
Aims to develop appropriate services for older Bengali people including: advice and guidance on income maximisation; involvement in social activities and community events; confidence building activities to encourage independence; physical and mental health improvement activities; access to other services around London Borough of Camden.
Location
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Black Disabled Peoples Association

Address
London HA0 9HG
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07963 117 730
Details
Mutual support group for black disabled people and groups in Brent, Camden and Westminster. Advice and information given. Conducts research on independent living.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
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Black Womens Rape Action Project

Address
25 Wolsey Road London NW5 2DX
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.womenagainstrape.net
Phone
020 7482 2496
Fax
020 7267 7297
Details
Self-help support services including counselling, to Black and immigrant women and other women of colour who are survivors of domestic violence, racist sexual assault and asylum seekers fleeing rape and other persecution.
Location
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Bridge Project (Peckwater Centre)

Address
6 Peckwater Street London NW5 2TX
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.candi.nhs.uk
Phone
020 3317 6737
Fax
020 7530 6430
Details
Culturally sensitive, practical, social and emotional support. Staffed by workers from the communities they serve. Aim is to help people stay in their own homes in the community while they recover and prevent or reduce their re-admission to hospital for the treatment of their mental ill-health.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Camden Community Law Centre Hopscotch Asian Womens Centre Welfare Rights Advice Sessions

Address
50-52 Hampstead Road London NW1 2PY
Website
www.hopscotchawc.org.uk
Phone
020 7485 1199
Fax
020 7482 3200
Details
LAW CENTRE'S FUNDING EXPECTED TO END MARCH 31st 2012 - EFFECT ON SERVICES NOT YET CLEAR. CHECK WEBSITE FOR LATEST INFORMATION. Advice on complex cases and appeals.
Open
Wed 10.30am-12noon (call for an appointment).
Location
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Camden Unison

Address
59 Phoenix Road, Brill Place London NW1 1ES
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
camdenunison.org.uk
Phone
020 7974 1633
Fax
020 7387 1599
Details
Local branch of national trade union, for Camden Council employees and employees of other organisations providing local services in Camden, including voluntary organisations, private companies and further education. Advice and help for members on all work related matters is provided in the first instance by Stewards and Departmental Convenors. For information on black self-organisation within Camden UNISON, contact Jare Oyewole, phone; 020 7974 1633, email: adejare@oyewole@camden.gov.uk.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Foundation66 Alcohol and Drug Services

Website
www.phoenix-futures.org.uk/
Phone
020 7234 9940
Details

Londonwide charity providing a range of services for people with substance misuse problems. Based in Southwark. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Foundation66 New Roots Drug and Alcohol Service

Address
1st Floor 7 Holyrood Street London SE1 2EL
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.phoenix-futures.org.uk/
Phone
0800 019 0563, 020 7940 7102
Fax
020 7357 6712
Details

One to one help for drug and alcohol users and their families. Support, counselling and referrals. Workshops and education programmes. Runs sessions in health centres, community centres and mental health day services. Somali engagement group.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
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Goodge Place Hostel

Address
100 Chalk Farm Road London NW1 8EH
Website
www.onehousinggroup.co.uk/
Phone
020 7428 4190 (Switchboard), 07818 016518 (Support Officer), 07966 643103 (Team Manager)
Details

Supported hostel for single Asian men with low support needs such as mental health problems, and drug and alcohol problems, social exclusion, homelessness, and isolation. Maximum length of stay 18 months. Hostel has 16 rooms with shared living facilities. All tenants receive individual support plans and regular key work meetings. Staff are based in an office nearby and visit the hostel daily. No staff cover at weekends or evenings.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Henna Asian Womens Group

Address
Abbey Community Centre 222c Belsize Road London NW6 4DJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.hennaorg.co.uk
Phone
020 7372 9860
Details

Ongoing activities include: Monday club; Pilates; Yoga; Chair-based exercise; Befriending service; Carer's Project; Summer outings; Personal Development training; Women's International Day & Cultural Celebration events; Healthy Cooking Club; Health Awareness workshops; Promoting mental wellbeing; Advice and listening service; Forum Meetings.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm.
Location
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Hindu Centre

Address
39 Grafton Terrace London NW5 4JA
Phone
020 7485 8200 (when activities are taking place only)
Details
Hall hosting religious, social, welfare, cultural and educational activities held by different Hindu groups. Hall available to similar/related organisations (essentially non smoking and vegetarian).
Location
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Holy Cross Centre

Address
Holy Cross Church Cromer Street London WC1H 8JU
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.hcct.org.uk
Phone
020 7278 8687
Fax
020 7713 5818
Details
Drop-in sessions for vulnerable people. This is a dry centre; people who have had a drink or taken illicit drugs on the day will not be admitted. UK Online computer training sessions for people with mental health or ongoing health needs. Time-banking.
Open
Open Access sessions: Mon 2pm-5pm; Tue 6pm-9pm. Mental health sessions - Wed 6pm-9pm; Sun 4pm-7pm (assessment needed for mental health sessions).
Location
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Hopscotch Asian Womens Centre

Address
50-52, Hampstead Road London NW1 2PY
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.hopscotchawc.org.uk
Phone
020 7388 8198; 020 7380 1019 (Homecare service).
Fax
020 7388 5457
Details

Services include: welfare rights advice, Mon-Wed 10.30am-3.30pm; housing advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), Fri 10.30am-1pm); immigration advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), alternate Fri 1.30pm-3.30pm; domestic violence drop-in, Thu 9.30am-12.30pm; Bangladeshi learning disability advocacy, Mon-Tue 9am-5pm, Wed 9am-12.30pm; contributory needs assessment, Tue-Wed 9am-5pm; parenting programme, Tue 10am-12pm; employment advice, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm on appointment basis. Homecare: approved by Camden Council for home care provision; contact Anwara Ahmed (anwara.ahmed@hopscotchawc.org.uk) or Parbin Ali (parbin.ali@hopscotchawc.org.uk).

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Impala House

Address
8 Chalcot Square London NW1 8YB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.zebrahousing.com/
Phone
020 7584 2769 (Zebra Housing)
Fax
020 7589 3648
Details
International student residence taking post-graduates, mature overseas students and their families. Emphasis is on the social and welfare needs of residents.
Location
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Kiran Project

Address
Leytonstone, London E11 1AA
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 8558 1986
Fax
020 8532 8260
Details

Provides safe temporary accommodation for Asian women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence/abuse. Also deal with women from similar cultural backgrounds, (Moroccan, Iranian, Turkish). Operates outreach service (Waltham Forest) which offers advice and information, and children's services. Advice surgeries for those in Waltham Forest and neighbouring boroughs.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm.
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Nafsiyat (Intercultural Therapy Centre)

Address
Unit 4 Lysander Mews, Lysander Grove London N19 3QP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.nafsiyat.org.uk
Phone
020 7263 6947
Fax
020 7561 1884
Details

Offers intercultural counselling and psychotherapy to people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, for people in mixed cultural relationships and for people whom cultural matters are an issue. Includes the Bengali and Somali Culturally Sensitive HIV/AIDS Counselling Project.

Open
Tue and Thu 9.30am-8.30pm, Wed 9.30am-5.30pm, Mon and Fri telephone answering service only.
Location
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Nava Kala

Address
211 Ranelagh Court Regency Walk Shirley, Croydon CR0 7UW
Phone
020 8777 0186
Details
Promotes Indian culture through performances of dance and music, workshops and classes. Tuition in Bharat, Natyam and Kathak styles.
Open
Dance classes held Mon 7pm-9pm, Sat 2.30pm-5.30pm.
Location
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Naz Project London

Website
www.naz.org.uk
Phone
020 8741 1879
Details

HIV/AIDS and sexual health support service for BME (South Asian, Middle Eastern, North African, Horn of Africa and Latin American) communities. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Odu-dua Housing Association

Address
84-88, Kingsgate Road London NW6 4LA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
odu-dua.org/
Phone
020 7625 1799
Fax
020 7625 1798
Details

Housing association. Referrals accepted only from council housing departments.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Late opening on Wed until 7pm. Visit by appointment only.
Location
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Pan Intercultural Arts

Address
32 O'Donnell Court Brunswick Square London WC1N 1NX
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.pan-arts.net
Phone
020 7833 2111
Fax
020 7833 2909
Details
Pan Intercultural Arts aims to change the lives of vulnerable young people through creative arts workshops in the Camden area. Pan supports victims of trafficking, refugees, young people on the fringes of crime and those who are marginalised. Pan aims to enable participants to develop new skills, grow in confidence and build bridges in their communities whilst searching out new opportunities in an enjoyable, friendly environment.
Location
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Tavistock Centre Child and Family Services

Address
Tavistock Centre 120 Belsize Lane London NW3 5BA
Website
www.tavi-port.org
Phone
020 8938 2638 (for referrals only), 020 8938 2219 (Tavistock Clinic switchboard)
Fax
020 7431 9021
Details
Clinic providing outpatient psychotherapy for children and family therapy. Provides help to families whose children are experiencing emotional or behavioural difficulties at school or home. Refugee service, schools-based projects, a Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care Team, a Learning Disabilities service, and an Autism service.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Tavistock Clinic Young Black Peoples Consultation Service

Address
Tavistock Centre 120 Belsize Lane London NW3 5BA
Phone
020 8938 2337
Details
Offers free and confidential consultation within the National Health Service to anyone within client group who has a personal or emotional problem. There can be up to four meetings of about an hour each.
Location
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Thames Reach Messina Project

Address
55 Messina Avenue London NW6 4LG
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.thamesreach.org.uk
Phone
020 7431 8466, 020 7431 8467 (Thames Reach Camden)
Details

Shared flats with medium to high level support in NW6, for non-white ethnic minority men and women with a history of mental health problems. Provides emotional and practical support to help tenants gain greater independence and self sufficiency. 3 shared flats (2 people per flat) with 6 spaces (ground floor wheelchair accessible). Support with move-on.

Open
Staffed Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm. Out of hours service Mon-Fri 6pm-9am and 24 hours over the weekend.
Location
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Third Age Project

Address
Crypt Centre Munster Square London NW1 3PL
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.thirdageproject.org.uk
Phone
020 7383 4922
Details
Multi-cultural older people's project. Wide range of health support activities, educational, cultural and social events including homecrafts, sewing group, pottery, Bollywood music and singing group, karaoke club, drama, bingo, jewellery, line and country dancing, ESOL classes (entry levels) and Introduction to the internet computer classes. Health Club for 50+ people (includes gym, relaxation classes, aerobics, talks, health checks) with exercise classes for all abilities. Chair-based exercise classes, health talks, health walks through Regents Park, diabetes support group. Singalong group on Mon. Lunch club Thu at the Crypt Centre, users can also access the Time Bank community cafe at the H Pod on Tue and Fri. Regular events include tea dances, barbecues, coach trips, theatre trips. Men's activities programme. Monthly pampering events (including massage, pedicures, manicures and reflexology). User representative group. Volunteers welcome.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
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West Hampstead Womens Centre

Address
The Old Library 26-30, Cotleigh Road London NW6 2NP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.whwc.org.uk
Phone
020 7328 7389
Fax
020 7624 8952
Details
Centre that provides information, advice and support for women in all communities living in Camden. The daily drop-in crisis intervention service provides immediate support to women with problems concerning domestic violence, advice on healthy living, claiming benefits, reducing debt, fuel poverty, homelessness and housing issues. Also provide culturally specific Somali, Irish and Asian women?s groups. Weekly services include pilates, aromatherapy massage, nurse, sewing and crafts classes, educational gardening sessions, ESOL classes. The centre holds a monthly women's cancer support group and runs a volunteer development programme. The Centre provides support for women in a caring and supportive environment.
Open
Mon?Fri 9.30am?5pm. Rooms for hire until 11pm.
Location
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Women of Colour in the Global Womens Strike

Address
London NW6 5QU
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.allwomencount.net
Phone
020 7482 2496
Fax
020 7209 4761
Details
Network of African, Asian, Caribbean, Filipino, Indigenous, Latin American and other women campaigning for recognition by payment for caring work done by women of colour from Camden to Haiti, from India to Palestine, from Uganda to Venezuela. This includes survival, anti-sexist, anti-racist and other justice work in families and communities, in cities, towns and villages. We help organise the Global Women's Strike, annual actions in many countries every 8 March, and local events throughout the year.
Location
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YMCA Indian Student Hostel

Address
41 Fitzroy Square London W1T 6AQ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.indianymca.org
Phone
020 7387 0411
Fax
020 7383 4735
Details
Contact the General Secretary. Limited stay hostel for students (maximum stay 1 year). Self-referrals accepted. Open for transit stays to all. Sports facilities and reading lounge for residents only. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available to non-residents.
Open
24 hour reception.
Location
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