#ActuallyHaringey - The Autism Hub

#ActuallyHaringey is a new specialist autism-specific service that is designed to deliver early help provision to address the needs of autistic adults and those approaching adulthood and their support networks. #ActuallyHaringey provides digital, online and telephone support across Haringey, within a safe online community space.

Currently, we are running both an online and in-person service. Our in-person service is based at the Chad Gordon Campus, which opened in August 2021.

  • #Actually Haringey, Chad Gordon Campus, 20B Waltheof Gardens, Tottenham N17 7HS

The service is co-produced with autistic residents and community groups so that they are active participants in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the service.

What we offer support with

  • People struggling with isolation
  • Looking to meet people, and be part of our community
  • Interested in online or face-to-face social activities
  • Would like general information, advice and guidance
  • Would like to be a part of our co-production groups
  • Peer support/friendship groups

If you wish to use this service or refer someone else please complete our e-form:

#ActuallyHaringey referral form

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Information and advice (appointment only)

  • two people talking at a tableMeet with the staff team for advice, signposting and advocacy support
  • Days: Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time:10am to 12 noon

Please email us at autismhub@haringey.gov.uk or call/text 07929 839 921 or Cy on 07773 628 429.

To book an appointment, please use our Appointments Calendar (external link).

Afternoon social drop-in

People sitting round a table with a jigsaw puzzle

  • A relaxing space for autistic people to meet and socialise. Activities on offer include board games, video games, a book library and arts and crafts
  • Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: 2pm to 4pm

All take place at the Chad Gordon Campus.

Lunchtime mindfulness session

Join us for our short 10-minute mindfulness session online.

Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgement. Practising mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 12.30pm to 12.45pm
  • Online via Microsoft Teams

Please email us at autismhub@haringey.gov.uk

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Haringey Works

Haringey Works provides free employment and skill support for Haringey residents aged 18-34. They have a specialist employment adviser who will be at the Chad Gordon Campus.

  • Day: Thursdays
  • Time: 2pm to 4pm

Go to the Haringey works site to register and book an appointment.

Sanjuro Martial Arts

Effective, accessible, development inclusive class at the Autism Hub

This Sanjuro Inclusion class has been developed with and for autistic and other neuro-divergent adults. Your instructor is Anthony and you can work together to develop the class.

  • Day: first Saturday of the month
  • Time: 2pm to 3pm

Please email us at autismhub@haringey.gov.uk or phone Mikayla 07929 839 921 or Alex 07964 973 255

Friday Tea And Chat

Join us for our weekly tea and chat sessions. This is a chance for us to catch up, share achievement stories, and check in with one another at the end of the week.
Everyone is welcome to contribute as much or as little as they like. Grab a drink and join us for a friendly chat to end the week.

  • Time: Friday 5pm to 5.30pm
  • Online via Microsoft Teams

Music Making With George

This session invites you to explore varied ways of making music. You will have the opportunity to create music using electrical equipment as well as traditional instruments such as guitar, piano, and ukulele. All equipment will be provided.

  • Day: first and third Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

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Tapestry with Eliot Drop-In

Join us for our exciting tapestry drop-in sessions with Eliot.

Tapestry is a very simple and relaxing craft. It comprises one type of stitch that is repeated and from this, you can create anything from hanging decorations to cushions to photographic images from your very own photos.

Initial projects to make individual lavender bags/pin cushions and/or to do a group project to make a patchwork tapestry cushion, everyone will be able to take work home with them if they want to do work between classes.

  • Day: second and fourth Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Art for wellbeing

Join us for our monthly wellbeing therapeutic art group. Our sessions will give you the opportunity to express yourself creatively, in a safe environment.

This month will focus on an island theme. This will give you an opportunity to explore what you need on your island for safety/self-care, environmental exploration, interests, or self-expression.

  • Day: first Saturday of the month
  • Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Gardening Group

Join us for our weekly gardening group. Have fun whilst doing something purposeful and improving your health and wellbeing. Get involved, help organise, clear, dig, plant, grow and nurture our community garden.

  • Day: Fridays
  • Time: 1pm to 3.30pm

Basket Weaving with Cyril

Join us and create your own personalised basket design.

Cyril will demonstrate techniques in weaving, using recycle material, and paints.

  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Free Weight Loss and Get Fit

12-week course - sign up and start from Monday 7 November 2022.

  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: from 2pm

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Chad Gordon Campus
20B Waltheof Gardens
N17 7HS

Page Last Updated:

January 4, 2023

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