The Manor Gardens Welfare Trust helps people take action to change their lives for the better. Our services promote physical and mental wellbeing and increase social inclusion.
We promote physical and mental wellbeing by breaking down the stigma around mental health, promoting healthier lifestyles and supporting people to access the care they need.
Our bilingual volunteers and Maternity Mentors support refugees and people from newly arrived communities to access health care and live more healthily. We support people affected by FGM.
Part of the Health Advocacy Service, supports women from refugee and migrant backgrounds who are pregnanct or have a child under one to improve their health and wellbeing. Our maternity mentors speak Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Kurdish, Russian, Turkish, Somali and Spanish, as well as English. Contact: Jana Gigi, firstname.lastname@example.org; 020 7561 5297.
We support stroke survivors and their families and carers to regain skills, access services and take part in local life.
We befriend isolated older people by matching them with volunteers who visit for a chat.
Our Pre-school gives children aged 2-5 a better start in life.
We have a small staff of 35 full and part-time workers. In 2015-16 we worked with 332 local volunteers throughout the year. We made a difference to over 8,331 beneficiaries last year. We attended 1,408 outreach events. We trained 3,470 people at workshops and 70% of our beneficiaries are from BMER communities. We worked with over 100 partners.
Manor Gardens Welfare Trust also provides office space for a range of voluntary and health-related organisations. Full details can be found here
We offer reasonable room hire for groups.