The Posh Club Christmas Special 2017 is kindly supported by United St Saviours Charity and The Elephant and Castle Community Fund.
The Posh Club will continue in Southwark every Monday for 10 weeks (Monday 5 February - Monday 9 April 2018), 12noon - 3pm. These events will take place at Clubland, Walworth Methodist Church Hall, 54 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0EW.
21 Dec 2017 - Gift of Christmas
Date: 21 Dec 2017 - 18:30 to 21:30
Location: Copleston Road, Peckham SE15 4AN
This is a community event where the Copleston Centre serves Christmas dinner & entertainment for vulnerable or isolated local residents (including the elderly, refugees/asylum seekers, or anyone facing a lonely Christmas).
Every year, People Care Association open their doors from 11am on Christmas Day to help everyone get in the festive mood!
There's a free raffle on the day with lots of prizes, big and small and an entertainer booked!
For dinner, guests will enjoy traditional turkey with all the trimmings, or lamb as an alternative. This is followed with traditional Christmas pudding or fruit. However, there are vegetarian, Caribbean, Asian, diabetic or liquidised alternatives if you prefer
You'll also receive a small glass of port, together with Stilton and biscuits to round off the meal. A light tea in a take away box and a grocery voucher so they can choose something to have in the next few days.
People Care Association provide free transport to and from the venue for any guests living in the London Borough of Southwark using minibuses, including those designed for wheel chairs and passengers with disabilities.
Volunteers also make pickups and drops-offs in their cars for people who are able to travel easily this way.
Please note, you need to give plenty of notice if you require transport.
The deadline for booking is 16th December.
If you live in Southwark, book your place by filling out the booking form or calling 0203 355 2619
Date: 09 Jan 2018 - 17:30 to 27 Feb 2018 - 19:00
Location: Denmark Hill, Camberwell, London SE5 8AZ
If you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual (or another minority sexual orientation such as 'queer' or 'pansexual') and you are experiencing stress, anxiety or depression, you might find Talking Therapies LGBQ Wellbeing group helpful.
This group is designed to be a safe space for LGBQ people to learn about cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approaches to dealing with anxiety and low mood.
It is not necessary for a person's sexual orientation to be playing a role in their difficulties in order for them to attend and benefit from this group.
The group runs for 8 weekly sessions starting on: Tuesday 9th January 2018.
5.30 - 7pm at the Maudsley Hospital.
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 Jan 2018 - STORM - Suicide Prevention Course
Date: 10 Jan 2018 - 09:30 to 11 Jan 2018 - 17:30
Location: Southwark Council, 160 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QH
Have you ever been in a position when you aren't sure what to say if someone starts talking about death, and about harming themselves?
Are you concerned that you don't have much experience in this area, and are not sure what to do if you were to encounter such a situation?
Do you want to be able to help someone - at work or in your personal life - who may want to kill themselves?
These are tough questions, but there are ways to help people who are feeling suicidal and having suicidal thoughts.
The Skills-based Training on Risk Management (STORM) course is an evidenced based accredited approach that is practical, and applicable to many environments.
Once you have attended, you will have:
A model of how to assess for suicidal risk
Techniques for managing a suicidal crisis
Methods to employ to help someone find hope
Who can attend:
Staff and volunteers in charities and community groups, from Lambeth and Southwark.