Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Greenwich Disability Services and Facilities

Royal Borough of Greenwich logoFind Greenwich based disability and special needs resources in this dedicated section of ABLEize.  All sites are located in the London Royal Borough of Greenwich and provide a range of disabled facilities, advice, information, sports and support as well as social activities for people with learning disabilities and or physical disabilities.  Also find vital information concerning disabled access into the most visited and famous buildings and attractions in Greenwich.

Sites are regularly added to this section for Greenwich as and when discovered.  You may be interested in number of London wide disability and special needs sites, links to these are highlighted below for your convenience.  If you know of a suitable disability or special needs organisation in Greenwich that has a live website; why not sent it to us via the contact link at the bottom of this page and we will look at getting it included.

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Information about disabled access and a range of accessible facilities within Greenwich including places of interest within the borough. Information supplied by AccessAble (previously Disabled Go).

Provides support services and social activities to people with learning or physical disabilities in the borough of Greenwich.

Offers expert advice as well as activities and events for those with disabilities and special needs as well as the elderly. Includes contact details and how to get benefits advice.

Deaf related training and BSL services offered in the heart of maritime Greenwich. Also provides interpreting, support services and homecare. Includes text as well as telephone contact details.

BlindAid provides emotional and practical support services to blind and visually impaired adults and children that live within the 12 inner London Boroughs and the City of London in including Greenwich. Includes telephone support contacts and details of home visits.

Details of assisted swimming and water therapy offered at the Eltham Leisure Centre and the Thamesmere Leisure Centre. Caters for all including those with a physical or sensory disability.

Providing support, information and group events for adults and children with dyslexia. Also offers screening and a range of employer, school and parent training services. Also provides helpline contacts.

Details of dedicated theatre groups in Greenwich and Lewisham catering for people with disabilities and special educational needs. Includes details of creative and supportive drama sessions and how to get involved.

Details of trampolining therapy for people with special needs and/or disabilities. Includes details of assisted 1-1 sessions and how to get involved with contacts and booking information.

Offers services and support to carers living and caring for disabled and elderly people in Greenwich. Includes contact details.

Facebook page of the Greenwich Down’s Group with details of support for children with Down’s syndrome and their families. Closed group with details of how to join.

A volunteer group providing support services for adults and children with learning disabilities in Greenwich. Includes details of social events and local clubs.

Highlighting the adult mental health services offered in Greenwich with crises contacts and details of a dedicated Bexley Crisis Café for anybody experiencing severe emotional or psychological distress.

A support and counselling service for people with mental health issues in Greenwich. Includes details of day groups and social programmes.

Powerchair football for wheelchair users with games and sessions held at the Waterfront Leisure Centre, Woolwich. View contacts, team details and how to get involved.

Provides educational toys to disabled children via a free service and also offers access to a sensory studio and home support to families and carers.

Eltham based club offering a range of leisure and social activities to physically and mentally disabled members. Site offer contact details and how to join.

Providing support, social activities and local Greenwich events for people with autism, their parents, family and carers. Also includes details of a range of related services.

Horse riding for the disabled in Greenwich, Lewisham, Bexley and Bromley sponsored by the Royal Greenwich Council with sessions for children with special needs and disabilities. View session details, how to join in and information about dedicated Royal Greenwich Children’s Services.

Details of disabled accessibility at the Royal Museums in Greenwich including disabled WC’s, wheelchair access within each location and facilities for blind and deaf visitors. Also includes details of large print and audio guides.

Dedicated support and care services for anybody effected by stroke provided at the Greenwich Hospital Stroke Center. Site also includes valuable details of stroke warning signs as well as rehabilitation services including speech recovery.

Details of of activities and educational courses for people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Greenwich. Includes details of short breaks, sports and dedicated services for the deaf.


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