Lunch / Social Clubs | West London GP Federation Local Services

Lunch / Social Clubs

Activities for People with MH Needs at Grove Resource Centre
The centre offers a variety of physical fitness programmes, computing, pottery, recovery groups, a safe space (drop in), subsidised lunches, walking group, a badminton & table tennis group, gardening and a women’s group.

Opening hours:
Office – Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm.
Drop in hours: Monday 10am – 1pm; Tuesday 10am – 1pm; Wednesday 1pm – 4pm; Thursday 1pm – 4pm; Friday 10am – 1pm

Delivered by: Grove Resource Centre
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Al Hasaniya Lunch Club
The Al Hasaniya Lunch Club is held for Arabic-speaking women over the age of 55. Open: Friday, 1pm-4pm. Venue: Bays 4-5 Trellick Tower, Golborne Road, W10 5PL

Delivered by: Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women’s Centre
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

ASSIST Programme
ASSIST run weekly social groups and monthly outings for adults with, or seeking, a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome.

Delivered by: National Autistic Society
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Community Champion Programme
The Community Champions programme builds on the skills and knowledge of local communities. We bring local people and services together to improve health and wellbeing and to reduce inequalities.

Delivered by: Various organisations
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Community Meals at Dalgarno Trust
Food is provided by members of the local East African community, and shared at community meals. Open: Saturday, 4pm-8pm. Venue: The Dalgarno Trust, 1 Webb Close, Dalgarno Way, W10 5QB

Delivered by: Eritrean Lowlanders League
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Food and Friends – Age UK
Community Lunch Groups- join a group of older people to eat together and enjoy company. Groups are located across the borough and in a variety of venues, including pubs, cafes and restaurants. The group establishes friendships and peer support as well as helping people to make healthy choices over food and nutrition.

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Friends and Neighbours Group – Age UK
Our Friends & Neighbours Project can help you to lead a full and active social life by connecting you with others who have similar hobbies and interests. Whether you want to to meet new people, take a trip or learn a new skill, we offer a huge range of events, activities and clubs to keep you busy. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, more than 250 people are involved in this project.

Like the Old Days Club for Older African Men
The “Like the Old Days” Club meets fortnightly and brings older African men together to enjoy traditional hot meals in each others company; access information, and to share experiences. The club also supports members through telephone support, outreach, days out and drop in sessions.

Delivered by: FRENCH AFRICAN WELFARE ASSOCIATION (FAWA)
Where we work: Queen’s Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Lunch Club
Open to people who are isolated, homeless or in crisis. Open: Tuesday, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Venue: 205 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 1LU

Delivered by: Salvation Army
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Memory cafe- for people with memory loss
Monthly gatherings for people with memory difficulties and their friends and family. All are welcome to socialise and relax over tea and refreshments.

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

SMART Clubs
SMART is a charity supporting people affected by mental illness on their path to recovery. Mondays – discussion group and light refreshments, 6-9pm. Wednesday – Film Club and popcorn 6-9pm Thursdays – Quiz Night, 6-9pm. Saturdays – Scrabble club and home cooked meal, open 10-4pm, live music once a month Sundays – Sunday roast and Creative space twice a month, open 10-4pm

Delivered by: SMART
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

The Pepperpot Centre Activities
We provide facilities for social welfare, recreation and healthy ageing with the object of improving the conditions of life and relieving the needs of older people aged 50 and over, particularly those of African and Caribbean origin living in the borough of K&C and the surrounding boroughs, as well as to offer care and assistance to those suffering from physical and mental disabilities.

We offer free transport to our Day care members, some of whom cannot use other means of travel. We get referrals from social services, G.P’s and places of worship.