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African Families Association 

Address:

Flat 10
The Forties
Islip Street
London
NW5 2UG

Email:

Phone:

020 7485 0020, 07944 142321
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 11am-5pm.
   

Details:

Offers leisure and recreational activities to African families. Includes advice, information and health promotion. Interpreting and translation service.

       

Last checked:

15/04/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

African Swahili Community Project in the UK (ASCOP-Undugu) 

Address:

1b Waterlow Road
London
N19 5NJ

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7281 1859
 

Open:

Office hours Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7281 9164
   

Details:

Offers advice, counselling, information and support to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants particularly in the fields of immigration, welfare rights, housing, health (HIV/AIDS, mental health, tropical diseases), education, training and employment. Swahili mother tongue classes for children aged 7-14. Outings for children and people from the community.

       

Last checked:

19/05/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Afghan Community 

Address:

Malden Hall
Herbert Street
London
NW5 4HD

Email:

Phone:

07984 283220, 07508 202183
 

Open:

Supplementary school: Sat 10am-1pm.
   

Details:

Run supplementary schools and youth clubs including language classes for young people in Dari, Pushto and Arabic, classes about Afghan culture, support with National Curriculum core subjects for Afghan students, art, drama, music, sport and other physical activities, ESOL classes for adults. Also provide social opportunities for parents and carers, advice and guidance surgery, translation/interpreting, Afghan link workers to Camden schools to support Afghan students and parents.

       

Last checked:

01/09/2010

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Camden Chinese Community Centre 

Address:

9 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SN

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7388 8883
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; Advice sessions Mon, Wed and Fri 10am-2pm, Fri 10am-4pm.

Fax:

020 7383 2886
   

Details:

Provides an advisory service on welfare rights, housing, medical letters and other matters. Runs youth services, a women's group, a luncheon club for older people, English classes, an under-fives nursery, a needs assessment project and a housebound project. Youth club and Young Volunteer project for young people aged 16-25.

       

Last checked:

16/12/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Carila Latin American Welfare Group 

Address:

Manor Gardens Centre
6-9, Manor Gardens
London
N7 6LA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7561 1931 (Office)
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7272 3566
   

Details:

Telephone information service. Health advocacy/interpreting services for Spanish and Portuguese speakers living in the boroughs of Camden and Islington. Spanish and art class, mother tongue supplementary class and secondary jointly home work club in Islington. Families support programme. Volunteer and Work placement opportunities: email CV and covering letter to info@carila.org.uk.

       

Last checked:

14/03/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Ethiopian Community in Britain 

Address:

2a Lithos Road
London
NW3 6EF

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7794 4265
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7794 4116
   

Details:

Provides information, advice, advocacy and referral services on housing, benefits, health, education, training and employement opportunities. Also provides basic support, holds outreach, and leisure activities for older people. Social club service Ethiopian National dish and Hall hire services to the public.

       

Last checked:

21/11/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Institute of Translation and Interpreting 

Website:

Phone:

01908 325250
 
   

Details:

Professional association with a list of translators and interpreters. Based in Milton Keynes. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

       

Last checked:

18/01/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Kordofan Development Foundation 

Address:

London
NW5 9DP

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 8220 2505
 
   

Details:

Provides assistance to people of Sudanese origin with education, employment, representation, counselling, translation and interpreting services.

       

Last checked:

31/10/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Manor Gardens Health Advocacy Project 

Address:

6-9, Manor Gardens
London
N7 6LA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 7272 5336
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7263 9660
   

Details:

Training and development programme for bilingual unemployed refugees in community interpreting and bilingual health advocacy (dependent on available funding). Interpreting service available at primary health care appointments in Camden. Bilingual advocacy service for vulnerable individuals and families provided London-wide. Works with health specialists and refugee community organisations to organise and provide community workshops on relevant health and wellbeing issues including FGM (female genital mutilation).

       

Last checked:

09/08/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

National Register of Public Service Interpreters 

Website:

Phone:

020 3206 1400
 
   

Details:

NRPSI is the independent voluntary not-for-profit regulator for interpreters working in public services, including local government. Their online register is free to access and contains over 2,000 validated interpreters qualified in 100 different languages. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website.)

       

Last checked:

30/08/2013

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

NHS Camden Provider Services Advocacy and Interpreting Service 

Address:

St Pancras Hospital
4 St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0PE

Email:

Website:

Phone:

020 3317 2936, 020 3317 2937
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 3317 2940
   

Details:

Provides health advocacy and interpreting services to non-English speaking patients using local health services in Camden and Islington and in other London areas. Offers service in over 40 community languages. Three days notice are required when booking an interpreter. Voluntary and private organisations may use the service, but higher rates are charged than for health services.

       

Last checked:

24/10/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Somali Community Development Trust 

Address:

62A St. Pauls Crescent
London
NW1 9XZ

Email:

Phone:

020 3490 6211
 

Open:

Monday-Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm

Fax:

020 7837 5259
   

Details:

Somali Link Worker works with parents, schools and community groups to address issues facing school pupils in several schools including: Regents High School, Haverstock School and Parliament School. Volunteer advice and advocacy for Somali refugees and asylum seekers in their mother tongue including interpreting and translation: contact Mr M. Hassan. Mental health signposting to appropriate local services.

       

Last checked:

23/04/2014

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Whittington Health Advocacy Team 

Address:

Whittington Hospital
Magdala Avenue
London
N19 5NF

Website:

Phone:

020 7288 5191, 020 7288 5114, 020 7288 3226, 020 7288 3974
 

Open:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Fax:

020 7288 5822
   

Details:

Provides interpreters and other support to ethnic minorities with health care needs within the hospital. Somali interpreters available to work outside the hospital as well.

       

Last checked:

14/06/2011

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database

 

Zimbabwe Community Association 

Address:

Priory House
Kingsgate Place
London
NW6 4TA

Email:

Website:

Phone:

07809 157111
 

Open:

By appointment.
   

Details:

Engages Diaspora Zimbabweans on policy and development issues through consultations, events and advocacy activities.

       

Last checked:

10/09/2012

 

Original source:

Information taken from Cindex local information database