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Community Connectors

The Community Connectors Projects provide social activities sessions to support the socially isolated and those with low level stress and anxiety. We aim to provide services to meet the needs of individuals and communities attending. These sessions are delivered in our hubs in Ronkswood, Dines Green, Warndon and Tolladine.


The aims of the groups are to:

Support healthy lifestyles

Tackle social isolation

Provide learning, training and access to employment opportunities

Providing support according to the individual’s needs

Make positive lifestyle changes via referrals to suitable agencies

Increase social networks within the community

Support low level mental health issues

Offer support in a non-judgemental manner

Provide a variety of activities and opportunities

 

Tolladine Centre         10am to 12pm             Every Monday

Horizon Centre           1 to 3pm                      Every Monday

Ronkswood Centre    12 to 2pm                    Every Tuesday

Warndon Centre         12 to 2pm                    Every Wednesday

Dines Green Centre   10:30am to 12:30pm   Every Friday

 

Address:
Ronkswood Community Centre , Canterbury Road , Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 1PJ
Umbrella org:
Worcester Community Trust
Area serviced:
Worcester
Contact name:
Paula
Telephone:
07823 971 613
Opening times:
Various see individual Centres in description
Waiting times:
Contact Lisa
Who is it for:
Members of the public and partners
Disabled access:
Check with individual Centres
Childcare:
Check with individual Centres
Charges:
Check with individual Centres
Sector:
Public

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Day Centres enable older people to remain in the community by maintaining or improving the quality of life of the older person - or their carer - through social contact and therapeutic activities. Specialist day centre providing a service to those over 65 with mild to moderate dementia 3 days per week and those under 65 with dementia 2 days per week. You should contact Croydon Council, Social Services for Adults for a full care needs assessment.

Please also see Age Concern's factsheets for further information:
FS41 - Local authority assessment for community care services.
FS46 - Paying for care and support at home.

You may also be entitled to a disability benefit, please see:
FS34 - Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance.

Factsheets are available from the freephone information line; 0800 00 99 66.

Services offering advice to help solve or manage personal debt problems.
Services related to centres where members can 'drop-in' informally to access a range of services and resources.
Entertainment and outings are provided by a number of clubs and organisations within Croydon and the surrounding areas.These can be easily accessed and more information can be obtained by contacting AGE UK or by calling the groups personally.
Financial advice is given on specific areas of your finances. It works well with financial planning for the whole of your financial security.
Lunch Clubs are available to elderly people where they can eat a cut price healthy meal aswell as socialise with other people who attend,who may feel isolated and in need of company.Other activities may also take place at these clubs,so look further to find any local clubs of interest.
Groups or organisations set up to support the specific needs of mental health service users, and their carers.