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African Families Association

Address
Flat 10 The Forties Islip Street London NW5 2UG
Email
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Phone
020 7485 0020, 07944 142321
Details
Offers leisure and recreational activities to African families. Includes advice, information and health promotion. Interpreting and translation service.
Open
Mon-Fri 11am-5pm.
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African Swahili Community Project in the UK (ASCOP-Undugu)

Address
1b Waterlow Road London N19 5NJ
Email
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Website
www.refugees-online.org.uk/ascop
Phone
020 7281 1859
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.
Open
Office hours Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Camden Afghan Community

Address
Haverstock School 24 Haverstock Hill London NW3 2BQ
Email
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Phone
07508 202183, 07900 990705
Details
Run supplementary school and youth clubs including language classes for young people in Farsi, Pushtu and Arabic, classes about Afghan culture, support with National Curriculum core subjects. ESOL classes for adults. Also provide social opportunities for parents and carers, advice and guidance support and translation/interpreting. Afghan link workers to Camden schools to support Afghan students and parents.
Open
Supplementary school: Sat 11am-2.30pm.
Location
View location map for NW3 2BQ
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Camden Chinese Community Centre

Address
9 Tavistock Place London WC1H 9SN
Email
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Website
www.camdenccc.co.uk
Phone
020 7388 8883
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.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; Advice sessions Mon, Wed and Fri 10am-2pm, Fri 10am-4pm.
Location
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Carila Latin American Welfare Group

Address
Manor Gardens Centre 6-9, Manor Gardens London N7 6LA
Email
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Website
www.carila.org.uk
Phone
020 7561 1931 (Office)
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.
Open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.
Location
View location map for N7 6LA
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Ethiopian Community in Britain

Address
2a Lithos Road London NW3 6EF
Email
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Website
www.ethiopiancommunity.co.uk
Phone
020 7794 4265
Fax
020 7794 4116
Details

Provides information, advice, advocacy and referral services on housing, benefits, health, education, training and employment 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.

Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW3 6EF
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Institute of Translation and Interpreting

Website
www.iti.org.uk
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).
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Kordofan Development Foundation

Address
London NW5 9DP
Email
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Website
www.kordofan.co.uk
Phone
020 8220 2505
Details
Provides assistance to people of Sudanese origin with education, employment, representation, counselling, translation and interpreting services.
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Manor Gardens Health Advocacy Project

Address
6-9, Manor Gardens London N7 6LA
Email
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Website
www.manorgardenscentre.org
Phone
020 7272 5336
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).
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for N7 6LA
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NHS Camden Provider Services Advocacy and Interpreting Service

Address
St Pancras Hospital 4 St Pancras Way London NW1 0PE
Email
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Website
www.camdenproviderservices.nhs.uk
Phone
020 3317 2936, 020 3317 2937
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.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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National Register of Public Service Interpreters

Website
www.nrpsi.co.uk
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.)

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Somali Community Development Trust

Address
62A St. Pauls Crescent London NW1 9XZ
Email
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Phone
020 3490 6211
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.
Open
Monday-Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm
Location
View location map for NW1 9XZ
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Whittington Health Advocacy Team

Address
Whittington Hospital Magdala Avenue London N19 5NF
Website
www.whittington.nhs.uk
Phone
020 7288 5191, 020 7288 5114, 020 7288 3226, 020 7288 3974
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.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Zimbabwe Community Association

Address
Priory House Kingsgate Place London NW6 4TA
Email
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Website
zimbabwecommunityassociation.org/
Phone
07809 157111
Details
Engages Diaspora Zimbabweans on policy and development issues through consultations, events and advocacy activities.
Open
By appointment.
Location
View location map for NW1 2PY
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database