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Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre

Hopscotch AWC provides support services for Asian women and their families on a wide range of issues including domestic violence, employment, housing and welfare benefits.

There are two services specifically for older women:

Older People's Assessment and Advocacy Service

Hopscotch provides an assessment and advocacy project under which workers do home visits to carry out initial assessment of client support needs.

Homecare and Personal Assistance

Hopscotch Homecare project provides personal and domestic care for Asian adults living in their own homes in Camden Borough using carers who speak four different languages- Bengali, Nepali, Hindi and Urdu.

There is training room for hire for up to 8-10 people.

Address:
50-52 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY
Telephone:
020 7388 8198
Languages:
Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, Urdu
Train/tube:
Warren Street, Euston Square (tube) , Euston (tube and train)
Sector:
Public

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Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable older people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice
Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
Advice for people with housing enquiries.For example,if they are moving property,are waiting to be allocated a local authority property or feel that they are living in sub-standard accomodation.