Carers December dates – book now

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There’s lots of interesting events ahead for carers to bring winter cheer in the chilly climes.

All you need to do is to call Ruth on 020 7501 8974 at Lambeth Carers Hub if you plan to come to any event below (apart from the advice drop-in, where no booking is necessary). This is so they can cater for the right number of people and send text reminders on the day.

What’s on offer?
Meditation & Relaxation for families/ friends supporting someone with mental health needs (recent former carers are also welcome) – Wednesday 2 December, 6-8pm in the meeting room at Mosaic (Living Well Partnership) 65 Effra Road, SW2 1BZ. Meditation and relaxation will be 6-7pm led by an experienced practitioner; 7-8pm will be time to talk about your experiences of relaxing and meditating.

Advice and information drop in – Thursday 3 December, 1-5pm at 336 Brixton Road, Ground Floor. Come along to get advice, information and support related to supporting someone with mental health needs, or your own needs such as finances. Waiting times are normally between 0-15 minutes.

Legal Clinic – 20 minute appointments with a solicitor from 5-7pm, 336 Brixton Road
December 17, Wills and Probate Advice
January 7, Family Law advice

Art Therapy Open Studio – The Carers Hub is now able to offer members an Art Therapy Open Studio, every Friday from 10.30-12.00 beginning 4 December in the fully accessible ground floor gallery space at SHARP, 312 Brixton Rd, London SW9 6AA.

The Art Therapy Open Studio is:

● A space to be creative and experiment
● a time for yourself
● a space to socialise with others who care for someone
● a safe space to share feelings and experiences around caring

The Art Therapy Open Studio is a supportive space to explore your creativity . You can use it as a time for yourself, or to meet and talk to others, or as a safe space to share feelings and experiences. You do not need to have any prior familiarity with art. There will be a range of art materials in the room including paints, pastels, pencils and collage and you will be helped and encouraged to experiment and see what happens.

The Open Studio is a confidential space and will be facilitated by Oliver Campbell who is a qualified and registered Art Therapist. The focus of the group will be on creativity and unlike a closed art therapy group you are free to attend when you wish.

Click here for more information about the Carers Hub Winter Celebration on December 8

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