Flash By February News Edition!
Updated: May 5
As spring approaches over the horizon, our next Thriving Streatham Community Event rises with it!
We will be hosting our next event on World Global Recycling Day, Friday 18th of March, at 2-8, Gracefeild Gardens SW16 2ST.
Watch this space as we will be distributing flyers with more information in the next couple of weeks!
News from Public Health!
Citizen’s Advice Merton & Lambeth (CAML) Advisors will be available on the Wellbeing Bus to offer 1-1 advice and service signposting to Lambeth residents about the Household Support Fund and advice including energy efficiency, reducing bills and benefits.
This support has been funded by Public Health.
The bus will be attending Emmanuel Church Hub, Clive Road, each Thursday (10am – 3pm)
Centre 70 also has a welfare advice worker based at the Hub each week.
Date for the diaries!
There will be a Community event at St Mark's on Friday 25th February!
Please also share wherever you can with friends, family, patients, clients, and services you're in contact with!
Age UK Lambeth and Watamos Community Homes Collaboration!
In partnership with Thriving Streatham from the 9th of March Age UK Drop in's will be hosted on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Magdalen Lodge, SW16 1AX!
Please note the below flyer for more information!
Back in Control Agency Meeting
Carers for Carers
A wholesome invitation from Cares for Carers!
Is a charity that works towards preventing and reducing domestic abuse in the Portuguese- speaking community (but not exclusively) by raising awareness of its negative impact, providing training, support and information, empowering people to become agents for change in their lives, and of their families.
They are currently running mental health well-being workshops please note the flyer below for more information.
Age UK Lambeth
Are hiring for volunteers if you know anyone who would enjoy this oppurtunity please pass the link below on!
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lambeth/get-involved/volunteering/ Wellbeing ambassadors are now available for drop-in signposting at Waterloo Library, Streatham Library and St Mark's Church!
Great news for Reengage featured in the Metro newspaper where one of their participants was interviewed.
Please see the link below!
Watamos Open Day
WATMOS Magdalen Estate (Metra) - Open Day
When Saturday, 19th March 2022 from 13:00 till 15:00
Where: The Loge Community hall
Address: 81 Drewstead Rd, London SW16 1AX
An opportunity to:
meet Metra TMO (Tenant management committee) and your Community Development Officer
for Residents to propose their own community projects
for Residents to meet and connect with other local organizations that will be hosting stalls
for Residents to volunteer
for Residents to socialize with their neighbours
for Residents to sign up to Community Development mailing list
A flyer will be sent over in due course!
So that's all for now, feel free to email us if you have any local community projects you want to be shared or promoted via Thrivingstreatham@gmail.com
As ever take care, stay safe, and stay connected!