Projects, Services, Groups and Meetings

For adults with physical, sensory and hidden impairments, who live or work in Kensington and Chelsea.

PLEASE NOTE: all of our projects and services are currently delivered remotely. Groups and meetings take place via Zoom video conferencing.

Projects

Lifelong Learning Project

Our lifelong learning project has announced the latest courses for this academic year!

Please contact Catherine: LifeLongLearning@adkc.org.uk / 07496 345 272 

Click for the flyer with latest Social Media Online course information (PDF file).

 

Volunteer Project 
Delivering food, prescriptions and other essentials to isolated local disabled people.

Please contact Mary Ann: MMallet@adkc.org.uk / 07762 190 971
Mary Ann works 9.30 AM – 5 PM, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Information and Advice Project

Assisting people with disability related enquiries. Help to fill in forms including Employment Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Taxi card, Freedom pass. 
Please contact Marian: Information@adkc.org.uk / 07545 506 114 
Marian works 9.30 AM – 5 PM, Monday to Friday.

Independent Living / Personal Budgets

For disabled people who need additional support to live an independent life. Information, one-to-one and group support for people who have a social care need, including help with assessments, monitoring and recruiting personal assistants. 
Please contact Jenny: IndependentLiving@adkc.org.uk / 07922 811 281
Jenny works 9.30 AM – 5 PM, Monday to Friday.

Personal Development

Another part of the Independent Living project - to identify or improve your skills and expand your interests. Supporting you to use your experiences for peer support for other members. 

Please contact Glenda: PersonalDevelopment@adkc.org.uk

Glenda works on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

 

Legal Advice Project
Specialist legal advice on disability-related benefits, discrimination and general casework.
Please contact Carla: LegalAdvice@adkc.org.uk 
Carla works 9.30 AM – 5 PM, Tuesday to Friday.

 

Disability Connection Project

Supporting people to be less isolated. Offering emotional support and the opportunity to explore the activities you would like to participate in.
Please contact Simone: DisabilityConnect@adkc.org.uk / 07595 968 587
Simone works 9.30 AM – 5 PM, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Click for the latest Disability Connections Flyer (PDF file)

Groups and Meetings

Positive Empowerment Group (PEG)

Confidential peer support and counselling group. Friendly group atmosphere - any issues welcome.

Every 3rd Monday of the month, 12 PM - 1 PM.

Contact Glenda at PersonalDevelopment@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Positive Rights Action Group (PRAG)

Campaigning group run by and for local disabled people.

Every second and fourth Monday of the month, 2 PM - 3 PM.

Contact Jamie at ChiefExecutive@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Happy Group

A fun meeting to help people recognise the positives in life!

Every 1st Monday of the month, 12 PM - 1 PM.

Contact Glenda at PersonalDevelopment@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Trauma Support Group

An opportunity to talk in confidence and receive the support you need to deal with traumatic experiences (including isolation in the current crisis) with an experienced counsellor at hand.

Every Tuesday, 11 AM – 12 PM.

Contact Glenda at PersonalDevelopment@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Personal Development Group

A monthly workshop providing members with one-to-one support to develop their skills and interests. 1st Wednesday of each month, 12 PM - 1 PM.

Contact Glenda at PersonalDevelopment@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Personal Budget User group

Peer support sessions about care issues for anyone who receives care and support, whether paid for by a council Personal Budget, through CHC Personal Health Budgets, paid for privately, or support from a friend or relative. 

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 12 PM -1 PM.

Contact Jenny at IndependentLiving@adkc.org.uk for more information.


Access Group

A group of local disabled people who campaign to make Kensington and Chelsea a more accessible place.

Every Thursday, 3 PM - 4.30 PM.

Contact Mariya at Access@adkc.org.uk  for more information.