WMAC Cancer Support Group
WMAC Cancer Support Group

WMAC Cancer Support Group

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Alfred Samuels will be sharing his journey as an Advanced Prostate Cancer Survivor.
This will be shown on Channel 7 - Sky 182, ' A Surviour Amongst Surviours' this is in two parts programme.

Part One - will be shown on Sunday 29th August 2021 at 9pm.

Part Two - will be shown on Sunday 5th September 2021 at 9pm.

NOT TO BE MISSED

#bmemen #prostatecancerawareness

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The African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI) is a holistic and comprehensive support service for the African Caribbeans affected by mental ill health. Our services include supported housing and advice, day opportunities facilities and specialist outreach. We also provide an extensive and holistic counselling and therapeutic service and facilitate a dedicated and proactive Carers’ Support Group.

http://www.acci.org.uk/

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Our Vision
“We seek a world where people of African Caribbean origin are treated with dignity and respect and are treated fairly and equally to people from other parts of the world. “

Our Mission
"Our prime purpose is to improve the life chances, opportunities and experiences of African Caribbean communities and local people"

We Aim
To make a positive impact on the quality of life for local people, by delivering culturally appropriate services that are efficient and effective in meeting the changing needs of our diverse community.

To directly deliver quality services within a range of key areas that improve life opportunities including care of vulnerable people, education, health and wellbeing, training and creating voluntary and paid employment opportunities.

Our Values demand that we provide:
Commitment to the people of Sandwell and support vulnerable people to achieve their full potential

Openness and transparency in our operations and governance

Accessibility to all communities and where necessary remove barriers to enhance participation

Culturally sensitive services that recognise differences and promotes dignity

Help and support to preserve our heritage and pride, enabling us to be community champions and custodians of African Caribbean culture.

The Board of West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

https://www.wbacrc.org.uk/

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The Derby West Indian Community Association is a membership organisation with a particular emphasis on improving the conditions of life for the inhabitants of Derby and its community of West Indian heritage. Since its first meeting back in 1955, the association has gone from strength to strength across the decades and is still as committed to the community it serves.

Known most fondly for our annual Caribbean carnival which parades through the city each year, the centre also supports all generations through our events and advocacy work. Based at our Carrington street centre home since 1982, the charity continues to work in collaboration with our funders, the local authorities and other community groups to advance and promote the wellbeing of the community.

For up to date information or if you would like to contact the charity please call 01332 371529 or email info@dwica.co.uk.

http://dwica.co.uk/

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https://www.pepperpotcentre.org.uk/about-us

Welcome to the Pepper Pot Centre.

The Pepper Pot Centre was founded by Pansy Jeffrey and formally established in 1981 under the auspices of the Community Service of The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau.

Pansy's aim was to offer a culturally sensitive drop-in centre for recently retired, redundant or disabled members of the elderly African Caribbean community. In her role at the Citizens' Advice Bureau - on the very site of Pepper Pot today - Pansy had heard many tales of hardship faced by the early Caribbean settlers who come to London to furnish the labour market in the 1950s and 1960s.

One particular visitor's tale of retirement depression compelled Pansy to take action. She and her CAB colleague Bridget Davies organized a lunch-time soup and served it to the half dozen pensioners who otherwise had nowhere to meet their Caribbean Counterparts. It was a gathering of Caribbean talking shop. Thus the Pepper Pot Club stirred into life.



" By the end of the 1970s, it was clear to me that there was an increasing number of people of African Caribbean origin categorised as Senior Citizens who were suffering great isolation, loneliness and depression. I had to do something." -Pansy Jeffrey.

What we do
The Pepper Pot Centre aims to provide a comprehensive service for active and disabled over 50's, from the African, Caribbean & BME community, in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, to enable them to live more independently in their own homes.

The Pepper Pot Centre pools all available resources within the community to meet the socio-cultural, physical, emotional and psychological needs of African and Caribbean elders, ensuring that each individual enjoys a high quality of life.

What Our Members can enjoy



Active members can enjoy a healthy balanced Caribbean meal and recreational services.

Disabled members can benefit from Day Care services.

Active elderly members can use the Drop In services.

Types of activities
Activities include: Regular day outings around London, Exchange visits with other Day Centres, Music and Dance Therapy, Christmas parties, Dominoes and Bingo, Pool Table and other games, Bible Classes and Gospel Singing, Arts and Crafts, Technology classes & exercise classes.

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