The service is available to anyone living in Lambeth, Lewisham or Southwark, or attending a Specialist Sickle Cell Service in any of these 3 boroughs, or a hospital that is part of the South Thames Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Network.
ABOUT THE SERVICE
• The Sickle Cell South London Link service is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and delivered by the Sickle Cell Society
• The service provides a range of resources to enable individuals to manage their condition confidently & effectively enabling individuals to maintain a healthy & active lifestyle
• The service provides a range of activities and family days out for children, teenagers and adults living with SCD & their families
• The service works with existing support groups and is establishing new peer support groups across Lambeth, Lewisham & Southwark
• The service provides support and self-advocacy skills to improve access to services such as Health, Education and Employment
• The service provides topical information & advice workshops held throughout the year
• Is recruiting volunteers living with SCD to assist with project activities & peer support groups
WHO IS THE SERVICE AIMED AT?
The service is aimed at individuals living with SCD including:
HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE?
Sign up to the service using the link below, if you would like:
-To find out more about any of our planned activities and/or attending a peer support group.
-Information & advice in managing your Sickle Cell Symptoms and maintaining a healthy active lifestyle.
-Advocacy support in relation to education, health, employment.
-Volunteering to assist with our project activities or peer support groups.
Contact South London Sickle Cell Link for more information:
020 3879 9535