Category Archives: RBKC Directory of Services HS

Kensington & Chelsea Directory of Services Index: Healthy Schools

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health (EWMH), and Personal Social Health and Economic Education (PSHE)

Healthy Eating, Oral Health and Physical Activity

School Travel / Active Travel

Contact: Michael Oskys

Job Title: School Travel Coordinator

Address: Council Offices, 37 Pembroke Rd, London W8 6PW

Website: https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/parking-transport-and-streets/getting-around/cycling-and-walking/school-travel-plans

Alternative Website: https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/

Email Address: school.travel@rbkc.gov.uk

Telephone Number: 020 7361 2521

Borough: The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Provision Summary:

We offer the following to TfL STARS Engaged Primary and Secondary School Settings:

  • School Travel Plan Support
  • Free Balance Bike Training
  • Free Cycle Skills Training (Levels 1, 2 & 3)
  • Free Scooter Training
  • Free Pedestrian Training
  • Small Grant Funding Opportunities to Support School Travel Initiatives
  • Free Resources (including Hi-visibility Equipment, Bike Equipment, Pedometers, Road Safety Leaflets, Guides and Activity Booklets, Air Quality Banners (no-idling) and Leaflets, and Other Resources Promoting Active Travel and Public Transport)
  • Invitations to Participate in Council Competitions, Events (including JTA Training) and Initiatives Focused on Active Travel and Road Safety
  • Opportunities for the Council to Host Air Quality, Road Safety and Active Travel-related Assemblies and Workshops at School

Target Group: TfL STARS engaged Primary and Secondary Schools. TfL’s STARS scheme is a platform for schools to develop a school travel plan and plan activities and initiatives that promote and encourage sustainable transport. STARS schools also receive accreditation for the work they do, working from Bronze through to Silver and Gold level.

Cost Implication: No

The Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service

Website: http://wellbeing.turning-point.co.uk/centrallondon/

Email Address: daws@turning-point.co.uk

Telephone Number: 0330 303 8080

Borough: Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham

Provision Summary:

The Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service offers substance misuse services within the three London Boroughs: Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea. We have a team of doctors, nurses, psychologists, wellbeing workers, support workers, peer mentors, counsellors and volunteers who offer support, knowledge and encouragement to help you achieve your recovery, whatever that means for you. The service supports local people as well as their families, friends, employers and the community to make positive changes to any issues they may be having around drugs and alcohol.

Target Group:  Staff, Parents/carers

Cost Implication: No

West London Action for Children

Website: https://www.wlac.org.uk

Email Address: team@wlac.org.uk

Telephone Number: 020 7352 1155

Borough: Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham

Provision Summary:

West London Action for Children offer a range of counselling and therapy services for children and families in need who are based in the London boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea. We support families under stress to develop their confidence and skills and cope with the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of family life. Our services are primary available to families who are eligible for means-tested benefits.

Target Group: Families in Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham who are eligible for means-tested benefits.

Cost Implication: No

The Alcohol Service

Address: 66 Lupus Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 3EQ

Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/the-alcohol-service-hammersmith-fulham-kensington-chelsea-westminster/info

Email Address: thealcoholservice.info@cgl.org.uk

Telephone Number: 0800 014 7440

Borough: Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminster

Provision Summary:

A free confidential alcohol service. Whether you’re looking to stop drinking or just cut down, we’re here to help you make changes. If you have issues with the drinking behavior of someone else close to you, we can support you.

Target Group: Adults in Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster

Cost Implication : No

One You Kensington and Chelsea

Website: https://oneyou.rbkc.gov.uk

Email Address: hello@oneyoukensingtonandchelsea.org.uk

Telephone Number: 020 3434 2500

Borough: Kensington and Chelsea

Provision Summary:

Making better choices can have a big impact of your health. One You is here is help you get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support on the following topics:

  • Eating well
  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss
  • Moving and Physical Activity
  • Drinking Less
  • Health Checks

One You also offer free training for healthcare professionals, service managers and frontline staff. Including:

  • Making Every Contact Count
  • Level 1 Stop Smoking

Target Group:

  • Early Years Practitioners
  • School staff
  • Parents / Carers

Cost Implication: No

London Healthy Workplace Award

Website: https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/health/london-healthy-workplace-award/about-london-healthy-workplace-award

Alternative Website: https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/environment/environmental-health/support-and-recognition-commitment-employee-well-being

Borough: Kensington and Chelsea

 

Provision Summary:

The London Healthy Workplace Award can help you make your workplace healthier, happier and more productive. Whether you’re a small business, large corporation or public sector organization the award can help you:

  • Address crucial issues like recruitment and staff retention, sickness absence and employee productivity
  • Get buy in from senior management to improve health and wellbeing
  • Make positive changes in workplace environments and attitudes
  • Gain a reputation as a leading London employer, devoted to the health and wellbeing of their staff.

Target Group: Small businesses, large corporations or public sector organizations

Cost Implication: No