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MONDAYS (DROP IN)
In partnership with the NHS Greenwich, we run chair-based and gentle physical exercise class for the over 50s. The class is led by a qualified physical exercise instructor from the NHS.  

Venue: Abbeywood Community Centre, Knee Hill Road, Abbeywood
Time: 2.30 – 3.30pm


FEEL GOOD FRIDAYS
Listening Ears in partnership with the NHS Greenwich, has established a community health and wellbeing project on the Flowers Estate in Abbeywood.  Tagged  Feel Good Fridays, it features various activities that are run by Listening Ears volunteers in conjunction with local residents and other service providers including NHS Greenwich, Age Concern, and Volunteer Centre Greenwich.

It features a range of activities designed to increase community cohesion and reduce isolation. These include drop in sessions, weekly physical activity sessions, monthly pamper days. 

We have also delivered training sessions on Understanding Health Improvement in conjunction with the Royal Society of Public Health.  This training was established in response to community need identified through survey of local residents and builds on Listening Ears successful model. We hope to run this training periodically as and when there are enough participants for a training group.

 

ROSEBUD

Rosebud is a project for young women between the ages of 11 to 19.  An interactive and practical programme for 11-19 year old girls to nurture and empower them in readiness for Womanhood. Our aim is to mentor, support and empower them in readiness for womanhood.  As and when we secure funding, we aim to offer training and workshop programmes in the following areas:

  • Vocational skill training
  • Support and Mentoring
  • Healthy Eating & Weight Management
  • Confidence Building
  • Personal Development
  • Creative Writing
  • Marketing Me
  • Interview & Employability skills
  • Hair & Beauty Therapy

rosebud greenwich

Venue:
Mulberry Park Children's Centre
Boxgrove Road
Abbey Wood
SE2 9LP
Rosebud runs on Fridays 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Find out more: Rosebud Academy

ZUMBA DANCE CLASSES
As part of our commitment to improving and promoting healthy lifestyles, we periodically run FREE Zumba Dance Classes as a way to keep fit & maintain a healthy weight, while having some fun

 

STEPS 2 LIVING WORKSHOPS
We have run various workshops in different parts of Greenwich and in Newham, but we are keen to deliver more workshops in different parts of the boroughs as and when we secure funding. Our training and workshop series are on the following areas  

  • Confidence Building  and Personal Development
  • Healthy Eating, Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Healthy Heart in conjunction with British Heart Foundation
  • Physical Exercise classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Dance exercise classes

BEFRIENDING & OUTREACH (Community Angels™)
This is a project we have designed to reach out to members of our community who are isolated and lonely either by reason of old age, loss of spouse, health challenges or other reasons. With the help and assistance of our committed volunteers, we will provide companionship, emotional and lifestyle support for them and encourage them to develop interactive skills which will eventually improve their health and they gradually overcome their isolation. We will also provide practical helping hand in little areas of life where they need support to enhance their quality of life and add value to their existence.

 

proposed projects


Proposed projects outlined below are scheduled to run, subject to funding.

STEPS 2 LIVING WORKSHOPS (To run in various London Boroughs)

STITCH IN TIME
A support and empowerment programme for First time Mums

  • Emotional & Lifestyle support
  • Parenting Skills
  • Healthy Eating & Nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Confidence building & Personal development
  • Economic Empowerment

 

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