AL-HASANIYA Morroccan Women’s Centre

Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women’s Centre serves the needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in London and the UK. Their aim is to provide support in all matters concerning the health, welfare, education and cultural needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families. They seek to encourage and help clients access mainstream services and…

ASHA Projects

A service for South Asian women which works to end violence against women and girls. Accepts self referrals and agency referrals. Please contact them for confidential advice and information. They can also offer secure, temporary accommodation. Refuges Asha offers secure, temporary accommodation for South Asian women and children fleeing violence. Women who come to us stay in…

Basaira Elderly Asian Centre

Basaira provides support and activities to mainly older Asian  people and a monthly lunch club.  See website for full details of services provided.   They are part of Lambeth Gateway Seniors- a consortium of six voluntary organisations providing support and activities for older people in Lambeth.

CIO Indian Mental Health in the UK

Website providing information about mental health and services and support available to Asian minorities in the UK.  There is little information on this website at this stage.

Diaspora Support Network

Mission Statement: The Diaspora Support Network’s (DSN) mission is to support the resettlement of foreign national detainees and unlock their potential to positively contribute, build and sustain their communities. DSN is a resource for individuals, businesses and communities in various nations, working towards resettlement through economic and social justice. It provides regular outreach workshops in Brixton…

Domestic Violence Intervention Project

They run services for men who have been violent to their partner, and for women who have suffered domestic violence.  They support parents and children affected by domestic violence.  They work with people across London, from all walks of life. With nearly 20 years of experience, they aim to help people end the cycle of…

Guernsey Grove Community Association

This association offers African Caribbean and British older people in Lambeth a variety of activities including arts and crafts, home and hospital visiting, discussion groups and excursions. The service can also assist in completing forms, arranging funerals and offers individuals bereavement counselling. Anyone who is over the age of 65, vulnerable through frailty, loneliness, bereavement,…

Lambeth Asian Centre

Lambeth Asian Centre (LAC)  have been supporting Lambeth’s over 50’s for 17 years.   They run a  drop in session at Wood Lawns Day Centre in Streatham  every Wednesday between 1-4 pm. During the afternoon they organise activities, such as computer lessons, yoga and music, provide snacks and can offer practical and emotional support and…

Lambeth Somali Community Association

The aim of the Association is to address the welfare, social, cultural and development needs of the Somali people. This Association offers advice on housing, welfare rights, health, immigration, employment and training for the Somali community. In addition you can get help to access health and social services as well as translating/interpreting services. Home visiting…

Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre

Nafsiyat offers short-term  intercultural therapy to people from diverse backgrounds who live in Islington, Enfield, Camden and Haringey.  People coming from other boroughs must obtain funding from their local NHS trust or fund themselves.  Self referral and agency referrals in writing only, an online referral form is available. They provide therapy in 22 languages.  Individual and…

Peckham Befrienders

Peckham Befrienders is for Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) people (aged 18-65yrs) who are currently receiving care from SLaM The aims/objectives of Peckham Befrienders are to increase the social networks of the service users. They do this by providing a space for Service Users and Befrienders to form friendships within a befriending framework. They operate…

Somali Project

Certitude’s Somali Project is an award winning service that supports people from the Somali Community in Lambeth. The Service, formerly a Social Inclusion Project, supported people with housing, tenancy, benefits and advocacy. Responding to ever changing needs The Somali Project now connects people who are isolated or have mental health needs to: increase natural support…

South Asian Community Mental Health Service (AMARDEEP)

A community-based assessment, treatment and advice service for people from the South Asian community living in Lambeth, aged 18-65, who have a range of mental health and complex social care problems. Their aim is to provide care for people in the South Asian community who, for cultural or language reasons are unable, or who refuse, to…

South London Family Centre

Provides a wide range of services to all members of the community, with the focus on the family and its members. Services include: Family mediation Home and school mediation Counselling Supported or Supervised child contact They serve people from multiethnic and culturally diverse background and provide a range of mediation and counselling services for men,…

Southwark Council – Translation Service

Translation and interpreting service The council is committed to providing a free translation and interpreting service to those residents who need it to access essential council services and who cannot get help from family and friends. The service has access to experienced interpreters and translators in over 70 languages, covering all communication needs including sign…

Stockwell Good Neighbours

Stockwell Good Neighbours is an organisation for older adults who live in the Lambeth area which provides a wide range of social activities and projects to benefit people’s health and well-being and prevent social isolation.  There are currently 60 members, and most are of West Indian origin. They meet in the bright and busy cafe…

The Awareness Centre – Counselling and Pyschotherapy Services

The Awareness Centre is one of the largest clinical institutes in London and  they provide counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, psychosexual and relationship therapy, psychiatry and coaching. They work with individuals, couples, families, children and groups. Their philosophy offers an holistic overview of many different approaches to therapy  supporting the diverse community of London.  They have a team…

Vietnamese Mental Health Services

The VMHS is a registered charity, serving the mental health needs of people from Vietnam in the UK, services provided are: Working in partnership with mainstream health/social care to provide treatment, care and support to Vietnamese users and their families Outreach and counselling services Drop-in Day centres. Support for carers and children of mentally ill parents…

Waterloo Community Counselling

They have been providing counselling and psychotherapy to people in London for more than 20 years. They help people resolve emotional issues, reduce anxiety and depression, and gain self-confidence. They offer individual and couple counselling in English and individual and group counselling for members of black and minority ethnic communities. The service was originally set up as a charity…

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