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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.

Room hire:

  • There is a 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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