Contacts for Somali people

British Somali Community

Address
104-108 Grafton Road London NW5 4BD
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7485 2963
Fax
020 7284 1881
Details

Community centre activities for the Somali community including women's projects: Women and Health drop-in at Kentish Town Community Centre, a Girl's and Young Women Project at Grafton Road and South Camden Community School, an Elder Women's Project at Charlie Ratchford Resource Centre and St Martin's Community Centre, workshops and one-to-one support on awareness and the aim to eradicate female genital mutilation. Children and young peoples' projects: Sports, Supplementary School and a Parents' Support Service. Volunteering opportunities.

Open
Office hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
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Camden Somali Cultural Centre

Address
Kingsgate Community Centre 107 Kingsgate Road London NW6 2JH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
https://www.facebook.com/Camden-Somali-Cultural-Centre-486531294736746/
Phone
020 7372 6101
Fax
020 7625 3587
Details

Provides advice and advocacy; supplementary classes for Somali children of primary and secondary school age; health sessions for women; mother and toddler groups. Promotes healthy living workshops and taster sessions. Personalisation and social care support, translation service and consultancy or brokerage for organisations wanting to work with the community for the benefit of the community. Innovative projects to engage Somalis with the wider community and mainstream services. Alternative email address: cscc@hotmail.co.uk.

Open
Centre hours: Mon-Wed 10am-5pm, Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm.
Location
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Camden Somali Cultural Centre Mother and Toddler Group

Address
107 Kingsgate Road London NW6 2JH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
somaliculturalcentre.org/
Phone
020 7372 6101
Details

Early Years Foundation Stage activities for Somali mother and toddlers, children and families. Parent and toddler group with a rhyme time by the library, Somali singing, play and healthy fruit snack time.

Open
Fri 10am-12noon, drop-in for adults with children aged 0-5 years.
Location
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Chadswell Healthy Living Centre

Address
Lower Ground Floor Chadswell Flats Harrison Street London WC1H 8LD
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7713 5545
Fax
020 7713 5503
Details
Community centre activities. Wide range of community classes including fitness, healthy eating, sewing etc. After school homework club for Bangladeshi and Chinese children. Many special groups for older people, Bengali speakers and Chinese people. Also have a Somali speaking worker. Victims of race/faith hate crime can report it on this number and the staff will pass the information to the police.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Chadswell Healthy Living Centre BAME Supporting Community Project

Address
Chadswell Healthy Living Centre Lower Ground Floor, Chadswell Harrison Street London WC1H 8JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7713 5545
Fax
020 7713 5503
Details
Advice sessions, activities and support for the Bangladeshi, Somali and Chinese communities in the Kings Cross and Brunswick area. Services include an after-school homework club, gentle exercise session for women, gym club, lunch club, health session, welfare rights advice, ESOL classes, IT classes, numeracy, employment and training advice, bingo, jewellery and sewing.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Green Light Wellbeing Centre

Address
138 Drummond Street London NW1 2PA
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7387 3233
Fax
020 7387 3233
Details
Health promotion centre running West Euston Healthy Community Project activities including, a range of groups and talks for Bengali and English-speaking people on health, diabetes etc. Women's health walks on Thu at 10.30am and men's health walks on Thu at 11am. Contact for other for information on other activities.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-2pm.
Location
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Kentish Town Somali Welfare Association

Address
45 Ashdown Crescent London NW5 4QE
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7428 0446
Fax
020 7428 0446
Details
Mother tongue and ESOL classes, homework club, youth sports, women's group, training, advice and guidance. Supplementary school at Queens Crescent Community Centre, please ring for details.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Kings Cross Brunswick Neighbourhood Association

Address
Marchmont Community Centre 62 Marchmont Street London WC1N 1AB
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7278 5635
Fax
020 7833 5709
Details
Organises a programme for older people including lunch club, bridge, tai chi, gentle exercise, hoy, bingo, day trips, older people's holidays. Also youth work; support for local Bangladeshi, Somalian and Chinese communities; holiday playschemes; health promotion projects; community festivals; and social outings.
Location
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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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Oasis Care and Training Agency Approved Care Provider (Camden Council)

Address
24-32, Murdock Street London SE15 1LW
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
oasiscareandtraining.org.uk/
Phone
020 7639 6192
Fax
020 7639 6781
Details

Domiciliary care agency specialising in Somali and Arabic care. Approved by Camden Council for home care provision.

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Regents Park Somalian Welfare Association

Address
29-31, Hampstead Road London NW1 3JA
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7388 7932
Details

Advocacy sessions covering form filling, interpreting, housing, welfare, education and outreach services.

Open
Drop-in: Wed 10am-12noon. No appointment required.
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Sahil Housing Association for the Somali Community

Address
3c Leroy House 436 Essex Road London N1 3QP
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7226 4494
Fax
020 7288 8781
Details
Work in partnership with the Community Housing Group to manage social housing for the Somali community in London. Provide advice on housing and housing related problems for the Somali community and other refugees, including Ethiopian, Eritrean, Sudanese, Congolese and Iraqis.
Open
9.30am-5pm.
Location
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Somali Community Centre

Address
1-2, Lismore Circus London NW5 4QF
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.somalicentre.org
Phone
020 7267 8897
Details
Information, advice, advocacy and outreach services to the Somali speaking community in Camden and surrounding areas.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Somali Community Development Trust

Address
62A St. Pauls Crescent London NW1 9XZ
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 3489 4404
Details

The trust offers three days per week open door advice session giving advice and information on welfare benefits, housing and utility. Somali Link Worker works with parents, schools and community groups to address issues facing school pupils in several schools including: Regents High School and Parliament School. Volunteer advice and advocacy for Somali refugees and asylum seekers in their mother tongue including interpreting and translation: contact Mr M. Hassan.

Open
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am-2.30pm, Closed for lunch time 12.30-1.30pm.
Location
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Somali Community in Kilburn

Address
318 Kilburn High Road London NW6 2QN
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07939397430
Details

Provides advice and information on housing, health, employment and training, CVs. Supports a new supplementary schools' advice.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Location
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Somali Education and Development Agency

Address
90 Cromer Street London WC1H 8DD
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7812 1445
Fax
020 7812 1445
Details
Employment and training information advice and guidance, job brokerage support, job search support, supplementary school for children from the age of 5-18. Parenting courses (strengthening families and strengthening Communities parenting programme), ESOL Courses up to level 3, SIA security courses, forklift courses and many other skills courses.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Somali Education and Development Agency (SEDAC) Saturday Supplementary School

Address
78a St Paul's Crescent London NW1 9XZ
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07903 749 042 (Mobile)
Details
Employment and training support. Supplementary school.
Open
Mon-Fri 11am-2pm.
Location
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Somali Elderly and Disabled Centre

Address
62 St Pauls Crescent London NW1 9XZ
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7482 6899
Details

Project Worker - Mohamoud Gore. Offer advice and support to elderly and disabled refugees from Somalia. Befriending, interpreting/translating, and a lunch club, providing health food and socialising. Also accompany people on visits to hospital GP, CAB etc. Have a health project to work with local health providers to develop services which are appropriate, culturally sensitive and meet the needs of the community. Offer women only and men only sessions, activities programme.

Location
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Somali Speakers Association

Address
12 Barnsbury Road London N1 0HB
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7833 9893
Fax
020 7833 3757
Details
Provides advice and information on housing, health, legal matters, welfare rights, employment, business start-up, training, educational and youth activities; Somali language classes; supplementary school for children 8-16 years teaching English, maths, IT and science; youth clubs, and women's group.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
Location
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Somali Supplementary Schools Project

Address
7 Dowdney Close London NW5 2BP
Phone
020 7424 9159, 07957 720005 (Mobile)
Details

Supports a network of supplementary schools for young Somali people. Also helps to develop new ones and look at long-term sustainability of the schools. Aims to raise the educational achievement of young Somali people.

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Somali Youth Counselling and Rehab Action Group

Address
21 Tottenhall Ferdinand Street London NW1 8EX
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7267 0009, 07897 204142
Fax
020 7267 0009
Details

Outreach work with young people. Seeking premises for a young Somali people's social centre. Particularly concerned about the use the drug Khat. Run a Supplementary School at St Pancras Community Centre, 30 Camden Street, NW1, Sat 10am-3pm. Also run a homework club Sat-Sun, for children aged 8-16, covering English, Maths and Science.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-11.30am.
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Somali Youth Development and Resource Centre

Address
7 Dowdney Close London NW5 2BP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.sydrc.org/
Phone
020 7424 1604
Fax
020 7424 1606
Details
Provides advice, information and activities for young Somali people with the objective of preventing under-achievement, exclusion, and involvement in drugs and crime. Also hosts the London Somali Youth Forum.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm
Location
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Soohan Somali Arts

Address
90 Cromer Street London WC1H 8DD
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.soohancentre.org.uk
Phone
020 7278 4814
Details
Group of Somali poets and singers using traditional Somali art forms. Teach at after school clubs and give live performances. Some activities in English in association with the Musical Flying Squad. Coffee and poetry social meetings with local Somali people.
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St Pancras Community Centre Stay and Play

Address
67 Plender Street London NW1 0LB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.spca.org.uk/
Phone
020 7380 1501
Details

Drop-in for parents, carers and pre school children. Monday & Friday mornings also Monday afternoon session (1.45pm - 3.45pm) especially for under 1's. 

Location
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Tawfiq Somali Community Association Bedford House

Address
Bedford House 35 Emerald Street London WC1N 3QL
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07903 599381 (Abdul Quadir), 07949 594769
Fax
020 7511 6202
Details
Or contact Abdulkadir Nuh. Out of school activities and classes including lessons in English, maths, Somali and British culture for children. Also gives advice to elderly Somali people. Summer trips for children also arranged.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-1pm.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

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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Whittington Health Advocacy Team

Address
Whittington Hospital Magdala Avenue London N19 5NF
Website
www.whittington.nhs.uk
Phone
020 7288 5191, 020 7288 5114, 020 7288 3226, 020 7288 3974
Fax
020 7288 5822
Details
Provides interpreters and other support to ethnic minorities with health care needs within the hospital. Somali interpreters available to work outside the hospital as well.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database
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