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The role of our detached team is similar in many ways to that of our centre-based colleagues. We travel around the borough, to establish positive relationships with young people based on mutual trust and respect. We travel to where they are, and engage with them…
The Diamond Centre was the first purpose built centre for disabled riders in the UK. Diamond provides therapeutic riding and carriage driving for children and adults with disabilities. As part of the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) the centre exists to provide disabled people…
Website providing information about, and advice on, how to deal with abusive relationships. Read up on the different types of abuse and find details of organisations who can help.
Volunteering made easy. Search for and find volunteering opportunities near you. The UK’s national volunteering database, Do-it.org makes it easy for anyone to volunteer in their community. Do-it.org lists over 1m volunteering opportunities that are posted by volunteer centres, national/local charities and voluntary groups.
A website to help you prepare for your first visit to a doctor to discuss your mental health. Find advice and information about how to plan the conversation and know your rights when making your appointment.
The One Stop Shop is a confidential service for people experiencing domestic violence or abuse in Merton. Domestic violence is any of: physical, sexual and emotional abuse, as well as threatening, controlling or coercive behaviour between those aged 16 or over. Anyone in immediate danger should…
Drama classes and holiday courses in Wimbledon, incorporating singing, dancing and acting. Also run afterschool clubs (4-11) and offer parties for 4-8 year olds. Please see the Dramacademy website for full details.
Drinkline provides free, confidential advice and information to callers worried about their own drinking, parents worried about their children, children worried about their parents and advice on where to go for further help. The site includes information on how alcohol affects short and long term…
Our Open Award Centre is at John Innes Youth Centre, 61 Kingston Road, South Wimbledon, SW19 1JN on Tuesday evenings 7-9pm (term time only) The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is for all young people aged 13-25 years living or going to school in the borough…
Who are Educational Psychologists? Educational Psychologists (EPs) are applied psychologists who are registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have a background in education. We work in schools, colleges and sometimes in your home. Sometimes a Trainee Educational Psychologist will work with you. …