Contacts for Caribbean people

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

CarAF Centre

Address
27-30 Cheriton Queens Crescent London NW5 4EZ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.thecarafcentre.org.uk
Phone
020 7284 0030 (Centre), 020 7284 1387 (the Empowerment counselling service)
Fax
020 7284 0844
Details
Gives educational advice, information and support to black, minority ethnic (BME) and other disadvantaged parents in Camden on social, educational, training and other related issues that affect BME children and their families. Other services include: a range of training workshops for parents and the Mandela Supplementary School.
Open
Office hours Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Mandela Supplementary School

Address
27-30, Cheriton Queens Crescent London NW5 4EZ
Website
www.thecarafcentre.org.uk
Phone
020 7284 0030
Fax
020 7284 0844
Details
Classes run: Tue 4.30pm-7.30pm (ages 11-16), Sat 10am-1.15pm (ages 5-10) in term time only. Educational service to support children and raise achievement levels in statutory schools. Subjects covered: English, mathematics, African-Caribbean history.
Open
Centre hours Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Pascal Theatre Company

Address
Flat 35 Flaxman Court Flaxman Terrace London WC1H 9AR
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.pascal-theatre.com
Phone
020 7383 0920
Details

Provide drama workshops for 5-12 year olds. Also help unemployed people find work using drama techniques to improve confidence and self-presentation. Work on large scale installations and educational projects and are completing one funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund called The Secret Listeners. Produce new plays with an emphasis on Irish, Jewish and Black communities and women's writing. Multilingual touring company. They have 30-35 volunteers in a year. They are currently offering free children's drama classes at St Pancras Community Centre once a week, funded by BBC Children In Need.

Open
Mon-Fri. Depends on activities in various centres.
Location
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Siri Behavioural Health

Address
77a Evershot Road London N4 3DF
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.siricounselling.com
Phone
0871 855 3223/4
Fax
0871 855 3225
Details
Afro-centric counselling and personal skills courses for adults and young people with mental health needs, their families and carers. Training services also provided for mental health workers and volunteers.
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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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Information taken from Cindex local information database
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