The Barking and Dagenham Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) offer support to voluntary and community sector organisation to develop and increase organisational capacity. The Barking and Dagenham CVS offer information, training and one-to-one support sessions. The organisation also runs a volunteer brokerage service helping organisations…
The Citizen's Advice Bureau offer a range of support, information and advice to help residents make informed personal choices on matters affecting wealth, safety and well being through services such as form completion and income maximisation. Support is available for people with high level support…
Support for people with disabilities to use new media to its full potential. E.g. support to design an accessible CV which shows the full potential of the job seeker.
They can also train and support organisations to support their customers to use new media.
Community Catalysts is working in partnership with Barking and Dagenham Council to develop new social care services. Community Catalysts support small start ups to deliver personal, flexible, effective services.
Our Golden Years programme provides support for people 60 and over who live in Barking & Dagenham, particularly those who are socially isolated, supporting them to make a difference to their lives.
DABD (uk) receive funding from the Big Lottery Fund, as part of their Reaching Communities…
A drama programme for people with learning disabilities and an intergenerational heritage project for older people in community venues within Barking and Dagenham.
The sessions can be ongoing or short term. Some sessions are funded and others can be accessed using personal budgets.
This is a centre where older people can come to meet with other people, socialise and engage themselves in indoor games, bingo, hoy, quizzes and so on.
This will free them from boredom resulting from staying at home all day, every day.