Our regular Thursday Family Group at Winnersh Children’s Centre, Rainbow Park will not run on Thursday 12th April due to Easter holidays.
A couple of forthcoming activities for children with additional needs:
Suitable for all ages £5 per person
To book a place call 0118 907 6397 or email: email@example.com
56 children had fun at our Christmas Party which included a special visit from Father Christmas.
The Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is a statutory service which is run at ‘arm’s length’ from the Special Educational Needs decision makers and provides free, confidential, impartial advice, guidance and support to:
Transform Housing& Support is now providing daily drop in service from our main office at 3 Anvil Court, 48 Denmark Street in Wokingham. In addition to this, we have started weekly drop in surgery sessions in Woodley and Lower Earley. This service is open to all vulnerable adults with housing related issues. Everyone is welcome to drop in, no referrals or appointments needed. We will see people on first come first served basis.
As some clients might have difficulties getting to Wokingham, we are now available every Monday at Ambleside Centre (9.30am to 11.30am) in Woodley and every Tuesday at the Crescent Centre in Lower Earley (10am to 12pm).
Every Tuesday at 12.00 – 1.00
Venue – St Paul’s Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham RG41 1EH
Description – Feeling stressed or depressed? Come along to a friendly and relaxing, drop-in yoga session for mums – babies are welcome too. Plenty of room for buggies!!
This group is provided FREE by Berkshire Charity Sport In Mind to promote mental well-being.
Our support service provides assistance with housing-related issues, to help people to stay living in their own homes.
The areas that are covered include:
■ Help with financial issues, budgeting, rent or mortgage payments, debts, applying for welfare benefits
■ Advice on maintaining a safe and secure home
■ Support with physical, emotional and mental health
■ Advice on finding training or employment
■ Liaison with partner agencies, for example the local authority
■ Support to access social and leisure activities
■ Signposting of other advice and support services
Our support service is available for adults with a range of needs including:
■ People with mental health problems
■ Learning disabilities and physical disabilities
■ Older people
■ People with drug and alcohol problems
■ Other vulnerable adults, including families with support needs
For further information on any of the above, please contact the Transform office: Telephone 0118 978 7750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trussel Trust Foodbanks
Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK. Rising costs of food and fuel combined with static income, high unemployment and changes to benefits are causing more and more people to come to foodbanks for help .
Wokingham Foodbank has now opened it’s doors. It is situated in Rose street, Wokingham next to Richard Worth and opens Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 13:30-15:30.
Crowthorne Foodbank opens Monday & Thursday 12:00-14:00
Home-Start Wokingham District now holds a supply of vouchers which can be exchange for a food parcel at either location. If the family that you are supporting could benefit from a food parcel, please contact the office or your co-ordinator who will arrange to issue a voucher.
Each food parcel contains a minimum of three days nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food.
WoodleyFoodbank is operated by Woodley Pilot Trust and involves all the churches in Woodley. Anyone can access the food store who is suffering hardship. To access a parcel, we or the family would need to contact either Lesley Brown (Office Manager) on 0118 9699956 between 8.30am – 12.30pm week days or John Honeybourne (co-ordinator) on 07806658995. Delivery can be arranged by one of the volunteers if in the Woodley area, although the same day cannot be guaranteed. There is also an opportunity to pickup one from Woodley Baptist Church if it is needed urgently and if the family are able to get there.