Bexley Speaking Up Group

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Who we work with:

Adults (over 18), who live in the London borough of Bexley and have a learning disability

The aims of the groups are to:

  • Support people to have a voice
  • Help people get their voice heard
  • Teach people about their rights
  • Build people’s confidence
  • Meet new people
  • Try new things
  • Share experiences and ideas
  • Learn new skills
  • Work alongside services to make them better
  • Prevent loneliness and isolation

What we do:

  • Have 2 group nights a month
  • Run our own committee
  • Organise monthly Saturday socials
  • Meet regularly for a Saturday walking group
  • Attend council meetings to improve services
  • Work on different projects such as Hate Crime and safeguarding
  • Help organise and attend big events such as the big Health Day
  • Support each other to learn new skills
  • Provide 1-1 advocacy for issues such as housing or work

Please contact us for more information:

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Jan

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Call:

0345 310 1812

Write:

The Civic Centre
St. Mary’s Road
Swanley
BR8 7BU