Active Slough

The Get Active programme runs a large variety of sport and physical activity sessions. There are activities available for everyone, different age groups, gender and ability. You can come and join at anytime, try out new activities and socialise with others. We constantly adjust the timetable, add new sessions so the community receives variety of physical activities:

Advocacy in Slough

Advocacy in Slough is a free , confidential service provided by independent organisations, working in partnership to provide a range of independent advocacy services to residents of Slough.

Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want , secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Advocacy in Slough provide the following types of Advocacy:

Generic Advocacy , Care Act Advocacy, NHS complaints Advocacy , IMHA – Independent Mental Health Advocacy and from Sept 2016 IMCA – Independent Mental Health Capacity Advocacy

Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire is the county’s leading autism charity, offering a wide range of services to support individuals and families living with autism.

As part of the SPACE project, we deliver the following services for Slough residents:

  • Appointments for benefits advice for autistic people and their families with our expert adviser Kevin Jackson at the Shelter office at 27 Church Street, Slough. To make an appointment (these normally take place on Fridays), please email admin@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.
  • The Hidden Pearls social group for autistic adults, which meets fortnightly on Tuesday evenings at the Earl of Cornwall pub, in Cippenham Lane, from 7pm to 9pm. For more information about the group and its activities, contact the co-ordinator, Sarah Brown, by email at sarah.brown@autismberkshire.org.uk, call 01189 594 594 or see our website at the address below.

Advice about autism is available by calling our Helpline service on 01189 594 594 between 10am and 1pm on weekdays or by emailing contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and from our Home Visiting Service, which provides advice to families in their own home – contact us to make an appointment.

We also run regular training workshops in Slough for parents and carers, offering advice about a range of topics and a support group, which gives an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, ask questions and share experiences with other parents and carers in a friendly and informal setting.

Courses for autistic adults about social and life skills are also available.

Opening Hours
Helpine Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm

Autism Berkshire
40 Caversham Road
Reading
RG1 7EB

01189 594 594
www.autismberkshire.org.uk

contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Destiny Support

Information and advice services – including translation and interpretation services, money, advocacy, debt and welfare benefit support and housing related advice.

Opening Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday 9.30am – 4.30pm

Destiny Support
Chalvey Community Centre
The Green
Slough
SL1 2SP

01753 552271 / 577458. Out of Hours – 07899 784902
www.destinysupport.org

info@destinysupport.org

Shelter

Shelter provide support for all housing related problems, including disrepair, rent, illegal eviction, harrassment, housing benefit, repossession and landlord /tenant disputes

Opening Hours
Mon – 9.30am – 1pm triage drop in, Tues – 9.30am – 1pm triage drop in, Weds – 9.30am – 1pm triage drop in, Thurs- 9.30am – 1pm triage drop in, Fri – Mon – 9.30am – 1pm triage. ADVICE HELPLINE 0808 800 4444 – 8AM TO 8PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY and 8AM TO 5PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Shelter
27 Church Street
Slough
SL1 1PL

0344 5151380
www.shelter.org.uk

slough@shelter.org.uk

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