Winkfield Resource Centre - Services
- About the Centre
- Haringey Adaptations/Occupational Therapy Service Assessment Centre
- Winkfield Resource Centre Drop-ins
- Deaf Drop-in/Deaf Support Service
- Different Strokes | Stroke Recovery Group
- The Green Pepper Café
- Haringey Phoenix Group (for blind and partially sighted people)
- Wheelchair Loan Service
- Aphasia Café
- Coffee and Computing drop-in
- Counselling and Bereavement Session
- Diabetes Prevention Programme
- My Rights
- Carers First
- Contact details
Opening hours and address:
- Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.45pm
- Winkfield Road
N22 5RP - see Winkfield Resource Centre location on Google Maps (external link)
We offer a range of services and facilities including:
- A full range of activities and classes including Art, Craft, Ceramic, Mixed Media, Textiles, Collage, Pottery and and a choir!
- Comfortable waiting and dining areas with Internet access
- A fully equipped new assessment centre for the Occupational Therapy Service to complete a thorough assessment of people needs
- An assessment and training centre for people with visual impairments as well as other support enabling residents with disabilities and/or sensory impairment to manage their disability, maintain their independence and take control of their lives
- A fully equipped training kitchen
- Bathing facility fully equipped with hoists
- A relaxing garden area with pond and seating; the perfect place for lunch in the spring and summer months
- The centre is available for hire and is used by a number of groups for meetings and/or activities. Meeting rooms are fully equipped with whiteboards, fixed wall flip charts and projectors. Two of the rooms are equipped with smart boards
- Tottenham Hotspur run weekly Chair based Exercises and Massage/Physiotherapy classes in the Centre through its Foundation programme
The centre offers a safe and secure environment, full disabled access, car parking, a "Changing Places" toilet , a facility that enables service users to have a bath, as well as hearing loop systems for meetings.
The address and contact details for the centre can be found in the contact details section below.
Different Strokes is a charity which supports working age stroke survivors. Different Strokes North London Group (external link) is based at the Winkfield Resource Centre, Wednesday 11am-12.30pm, where it provides weekly Chi Kung classes regular talks and an opportunity to socialise with other younger stroke survivors.
Aims: Through active self-help and mutual support, our aim is to help stroke survivors of working age optimise their recovery, take control of their lives and regain as much independence as possible, including returning to work.
What we do: We provide services, on a self-organised, voluntary basis, which help enhance mobility, boost confidence and reduce the sense of isolation experienced by stroke survivors.
Please contact John Murray, Different Strokes, London North, 37 Landrock Road, London, N8 9HR.
- Tel: 020 8340 4359.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Every Friday from 10.30am-12.30pm
Stroke recovery group is for stroke survivors to:
- Socialise with others
- Support each other
- Practice skills by engaging in activities
We ask for a donation of £2 a week. This is to contribute to refreshments and activities
For information call Harvinder Kaur - email: email@example.com | tel: 020 3074 2583
- Open Monday-Friday, 9am-3.30pm
The Green Pepper Café provides light refreshments, drinks, snacks and hot meals at a reasonable price. Contact Jenny Smith on 020 8489 8227.
There are at least 1,500 people who are registered blind or partially sighted in the London Borough of Haringey. The Phoenix Group is a registered charity, based at the centre which works with and for all visually impaired people in the area.
The Phoenix group (external link) works very much at a local grass-roots level, helping blind and partially sighted people to maintain their independence and supporting them, as far as possible, in their own homes as well as working to promote the interests and rights of visually impaired people both at local and national level.
- Tel: 020 8889 7070
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tuesdays 9.30am-12.30pm
The Wheelchair Loan Service is run by David Gregory from the Mobility and Seating Solution Centre which is based at 3 Edwards Drive, N11 2HD.
If you wish to hire a wheelchair please attend the Winkfield Resource Centre on a Tuesday morning between 9.30am-12.30pm.
In order to hire a wheelchair please note a refundable deposit of £50 in cash and two forms of matching ID will be required. The person whose ID is supplied will be responsible for the chair.
Please direct any questions about loaning a wheelchair to The Mobility and Seating Solution Centre:
- Tel 020 3074 2850 - office hours Monday to Friday (excluding Tuesday mornings)
- Most Mondays at Winkfield Resource Centre, 10.30am-12 noon
- On the first Monday of each month we meet at The Green Rooms, 13-27 Station Road, Wood Green, N22 6UW
What is it about? A chance to meet up for a drink and have a chat with other people who’ve had a stroke and have had communication difficulties.
For more information contact Emma Wallace,
- Tel: 020 3074 2583
- Mobile: 07540 513 200
- Wednesdays 2pm-4pm
Drop-ins are held regularly at Winkfield Resource Centre and at libraries throughout the borough.
Come and Try Sessions - Learn more about the internet and computers.
Public Voice is here to help you:
- Use email
- Write letters
- Send photos to friends and relatives without going out or paying for stamps
- Tuesdays 9am to 12 noon
If you are 18 + years of age, live in borough of Haringey and have been bereaved of someone following a terminal illness, we can help. Wherever possible, we will also try to provide information and link you to other relevant organisations.
To arrange a support from the Bereavement Service call our first contact team on 0300 303 0400, email: email@example.com or fax 020 8525 6085.
For general enquires (other than referrals) call 020 8525 3230 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP), the first national programme to help those who are at high risk of Type 2 diabetes. The programme gives participants personalised support to help them achieve a healthy weight, improve their diet and become more physically active. These have been shown to reduce the risk of developing the condition.
If you think the programme might be helpful for you or someone you know, speak to your GP or Health Practitioner, or find out more by visiting the NHS England’s Diabetes Prevention Programme site (external link).
My Rights is a group that speaks up for people with a learning disability within the London Borough of Haringey.
We work with other groups that are part of the Joint Partnership Board.
At Joint Partnership Board we share information and have a say in issues and changes within services that are provided in Haringey.
We are looking for members to join our group. If you would like to join our meetings or group, we would be happy to meet you.
Our Group Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 10am to 11.30am.
Carers FIRST (external link) delivers the Carers Service across the London Borough of Haringey. We support people who look after a relative or friend who due to ill health, physical or mental illness, disability, frailty, or addiction, and cannot manage without support.
We meet twice a month - Wednesday, 1pm to 4.30pm.
- Tel: 0300 303 1555
Winkfield Resource Centre
33 Winkfield Road
- Tel 020 8489 8200
- Fax 020 8489 8230
- Minicom 020 8365 7935
- Email email@example.com
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