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Holborn Community Association - Millman Street Resource Centre

  • Resource centre providing day opportunities for people over 55.

People with support needs require a Camden care manager assesment and personal budget, or self-funders. Unable to provide a service for people who require hoisting. Camden transport available.

People without support needs can self-refer. Please phone to discuss if unsure.

Wide range of activites offered including:

  • Singing, arts and crafts, exercise / chair-based exercises , social support, quizzes, IT and French classes, music, dance classes, aromatherapy, reflexology, yoga, table tennis, gardening, boccia and reminiscence 
  • Befriending scheme for people in South Camden
  • Outreach service helping people in the community, managing and ordering medication 
  • Providing support with escorting to hospital and gp appointments. 
  • Working with friends and families in supporting the members in managing their finances.
Address:
50 Millman Street entrance between 34 and 36 Millman Street, London, WC1N 3EW
Umbrella org:
Holborn Community Association
Area serviced:
Camden
Contact name:
Andrew Rogers
Job title:
Centre Manager
Telephone:
020 7405 2493 option 2
Opening times:
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Who is it for:
People over 55
Languages:
English, Spanish, Bengali, Sylheti, Italian
Disabled access:
Yes, via ramp
Charges:
People with support needs assessed by Camden Adult Care. Otherwise lunch £4 per day. No harges for activities. Charges for outings.
How to apply:
Phone to discuss or drop into the centre
Buses:
17,45,46, 38,19,55,168,91,88,
Train/tube:
Holborn Chancery Lane, Russell Sq
Parking:
Onsite car parking can be arranged by prior agreement with manager; metered parking
Sector:
Voluntary

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