The purpose of this new service is to provide specialist support to those living with complex needs or multiple areas of disadvantage, working to reduce these vulnerabilities through early intervention.
We aim to:
An Enablement officer is dedicated to providing support to individuals facing three or more areas of significant vulnerability who may be lacking support, nearing crisis or be feeling isolated.
If you are struggling with three or more of these issues you may benefit from working with our Enablement Officer.
The Enablement Officer will listen to you and identify areas where the London Irish Centre might be able to support or signpost you, such as providing housing or benefits advice, food or financial support, statutory services advocacy, social opportunities or any other activity that might help improve your mental or physical wellbeing.
If you think you might benefit from a chat with our Enablement Officer, pop by the London Irish Centre between 10am-4pm on Mondays for a chat or email [email protected]
This service is funded by BIG Lottery Reaching Communities.
Our walk in enablement service is open between 10am-4pm every Monday in our Information & Advice office.
Start Date: Weekly on Fridays from 4th Nov – 16th Dec with potential to extend.
Time: 2pm-3:30pm (1.5 hour)
Venue: Kennedy Hall, London Irish Centre
Community Event: Irish Creatives Network at LIC, with poets, musicians etc.
Irish Creatives Network will be visiting Kennedy Hall to share music, poetry and more with our local community from 13:00-16:00. Call in to watch, listen or even share some of your own music or poetry! Saturday 3rd December 1-4pm, Kennedy Hall, LIC.
Join our Community Choir
Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm, free places available, email [email protected]
14 weeks of creative workshops for anyone living with memory loss. Engage in creative activities, meet others, share stories & cultural experiences and have fun, all supported by trained Reminiscence Artist Zoe Gilmour. Carers/family support welcomed and refreshments provided.
Running weekly every Wednesday from 18th January 2022 – 12th April 2023, 1-4pm at the London Irish Centre
Weekly drop ins welcome – email [email protected] or call 07889022780 for more information or to let us know you’re coming.
Come and give it a go!
Taster session: 14th December, 1-4pm, London Irish Centre