LDN Community Hub

Staying Healthy, Being Safe and Living Well

Staying healthy, being safe and living well

Our new LDN London Community hubs bring people together, tackle social isolation and address the effects of poverty on some of the capital’s most vulnerable people.

At the hubs we provide a range of activities and workshops, teaching crucial life skills and helping people with learning disabilities to play a bigger role in their community. We want to tackle the inequalities faced by people with learning disabilities.

Our first hub in Westminster is now open. Watch this space for information on develop of hubs in our other boroughs.

Click on the buttons below to download our timetable to find out about the latest workshops and activities at the Westminster Hub.

Dates for your Diary – DECember
DigitAll Project – learn new digital skills

 

Workshops include:

  • Money management
  • Healthy eating, exercise and wellbeing sessions
  • Technology sessions
  • Art and being creative
  • Recycling and the environment
  • Being safe at home

Plus many more – if you have ideas of sessions you would like to see please come and talk to us or email us here.  We invite guests and experts in to run sessions along side us.

A huge thank you to our funders and sponsors of the LDN Westminster Community Hub:

  • Westminster Community Priorities Programme
  • Merchant Square
  • Lodge Brothers
  • Plus the many other individuals and business who have supported us

If you would like to join our amazing family of donors and supporters please click here.

Here is a photo of our recent workshop about voting we held before the local elections, supporting people to ensure they can exercise their right to vote and can make an informed decision. This session empowered the people who attended and ensured the voice of people with learning disabilities is taken into account.

LDN Community Hub is free to access. Sessions take place at 389a Harrow Road, Westminster and Greenwood Centre, Camden. You can just drop by to a session or call Laurence on 07715311399 to find out more. 

Why the hub is needed and how you can get involved

Londoners who have learning disabilities are being left out of their communities.

To change this, we are raising funds to establish a community hub in every borough in which we work. This is our main fundraising goal for 2022, which is also our 60th anniversary as a charity.

Many people with learning disabilities receive little money or support from the Government. Statistics show they have high rates of loneliness, poverty and unemployment, and find it harder to use digital technology.  Simply, many people are not given the chances in life we should all have: to work, to make friends and to have a place to call home.

Without the support of a community, people with learning disabilities are often victims of exploitation and vulnerable to criminals. They might not look after themselves or get the healthcare they desperately need. And with few chances to work they also risk falling into debt, becoming homeless and having a mental health crisis.

We want to change this, helping people with learning disabilities to make genuine connections, and to be safer and healthier in their communities.

It is only by including people with learning disabilities in our communities that we can educate people and bring about change.

Find our more about getting involved in helping support our LDN Community Hub

Get involved

Location

We offer this service in the following areas

LDN Community Hub

389a Harrow Road, London, W9 3NA

020 8968 2682

We would love to hear from you

To find out more contact
Laurence Swan, Community Engagement Manager

lswan@ldnlondon.org 07715 311 399

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