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Make Every Contact Count: Free Training from ONE YOU Westminster
Make Every Contact Count: Free Training from ONE YOU Westminster

MECC free training is for anyone working with residents of Westminster or Kensington & Chelsea. This training will provide behaviour change skills, to enable you to make every contact count in helping the people you support  to make health lifestyle changes.

International Women's Day
International Women's Day

Monday 8th March is International Women's Day, and is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

No Smoking Day: March 10, 2021
No Smoking Day: March 10, 2021

For many smokers, having a cigarette is their go-to coping mechanism for relieving stress. However, this is only a short-term solution and can, over time, worsen mental health problems. On the other hand, quitting smoking can improve mental health by breaking the nicotine dependence cycle.

Healthwatch Central West London's winter survey
Healthwatch Central West London's winter survey

Join Healthwatch Central West London and other patients, residents, and carers in your borough to influence the way that healthcare services are delivered and developed in Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster

Time for Me Newsletter for March 2021
Time for Me Newsletter for March 2021

Time for Me offer activities for unpaid carers living in Westminster.  Activities are currently run via Zoom or phone, helping carers meet other carers for health and wellbeing sessions or to enjoy social time together.

Free transport to and from Covid-10 Vaccination appointment for anyone 50+
Free transport to and from Covid-10 Vaccination appointment for anyone 50+

Age UK now offers free taxi transport to and from Covid-10 Vaccination appointment for anyone 50+ within Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminister...

ALAS Social Drawing Project
ALAS Social Drawing Project

Applied Live Art Studio is working with Museum of London to develop a new work of art about living through the pandemic. The project will offer Londoners, who have chronic or long-term mental health needs, a space to explore their experiences of the pandemic and lockdown and how it may affect their personal wellbeing.

FREE safeguarding events for staff, volunteers and service users
FREE safeguarding events for staff, volunteers and service users

The Advocacy Project is hosting a number of safeguarding events which will take place in March.

Cold Weather Advice
Cold Weather Advice

It’s turning cold this weekend and over next week with snow and ice expected. 

This sudden dip in temperatures can be uncomfortable and inconvenient for many of us. But if you are on a low income or have a medical condition then the problems which you experience can be even greater. Getting around can be trickier, and you may be worried about how you are going to pay for increased heating costs especially as we are asked to stay at home during this lockdown.