Tag Archives: Advice

Our local Children’s Centres

Lambeth Children’s Centres run a  wide range of free activities with babies & young children, midwifery services, advice sessions and much more. Ask your Health Visitor or baby clinic for details.

Or to help decide the sessions best for your family –  phone or drop in to one of our local centres:

Benton’s Lane SE27 9UD 020 3409 0704

Crown Lane School SW16 3HX 020 8761 7139

Hitherfield School SW16 2LW 020 8835 9569

Streatham Hub SW16 6HX 020 8835 9569

And see the timetables online:

Norwood activities timetable

Streatham activities timetable

Tulse Hill activities timetable

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Find out about work of Centre 70

Brian Foxley of Centre 70

Brian Foxley of Centre 70

Centre 70 is our local advice centre at 46 Knights Hill SE27 0JD (opposite West Norwood train station) and has been helping local people since it started in 1970!  And many people need more help than ever . Drop in between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday 24th September  to Centre 70’s open evening at Portico Gallery , 23 Knights Hill SE27 0HS  to find out about the different ways Centre 70 provides support and how we can all get involved. This event will be hosted by our former MP Tessa Jowell  . For more information on the advice and counselling services at Centre 70 see: http://centre70.org.uk/ .

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Contact our new MP

Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes, the newly elected Labour MP for West Norwood, holds regular advice sessions every second Friday of the month (except August) at 10am-11.30am  in West Norwood Leisure Centre , Devane Way SE27 0DF.

Other sessions take place (except August) every:

  • first Friday 12.30pm to 2pm at East Dulwich Community Centre, Darrell Road SE22 9NL
  • third Friday 10am – 11.30am at Brixton Advice Centre, 165-167 Railton Road SE24 0LU
  • and every fourth Friday 10am to  11.30am at Kingswood House, Seeley Drive SE21 8QN

We can also contact Helen by email  helen.hayes.mp@parliament.uk or by phoning 020 7219 6971

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Community sign posting Friday 31st January

In need of advice and not sure where to turn? Come along to free Community Signposting event at St Luke’s Church, Knights Hill  SE27 0HS between 10am and 2pm on Friday 31st January.

Run by Norwood Foodbank, this day will offer the community an opportunity to get advice and support around a range of topics. The day is open to anyone regardless of age or current situation.  Working with Lambeth SHP, Centre 70, Every Pound Counts, CAP and Ingeus, you will find advice on money management; dealing with debt; accessing bank accounts; benefits; job search support and housing.

Also information & resources about keeping warm and healthy in winter aimed at those more at risk.

And support for people preparing for an interview  – including a limited range of outfits for those needing them.

In addition free coffee and cake and people just willing to listen. More about the Foodbank at: http://norwoodbrixton.foodbank.org.uk/

Download the  Community Signposting Day-poster

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