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Have you or someone you know been a victim of a hate crime or hate incident? Hate crimes and incidents come in many different forms. It can be because of hatred on the grounds of your race, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability. Hate crime in any form is wrong. That is why it is important that if hate crime happens to you or someone you know, that you report it. True Vision is here to give you information about hate crime or incidents and how to report it. On our website, you can: find out what hate crimes or hate incidents are. find out about the ways you can report them. report using the online form. find information about people that can help and support you if you have been a victim. Reporting makes a difference – to you, your friends, and your community. By reporting hate crime when it happens, you can help stop it happening to someone else. You will also help the police to better understand the level of hate crime in your local area, and improve the way they respond to it. You should not report hate crimes to our email address, but fill out […]
Abused, threatened, intimidated because of who you are? A hate incident becomes a hate crime when a criminal offence has been committed. This includes offences such as assault, harassment, murder, theft and criminal damage motivated by prejudice. Hate incidents may or may not be a criminal offence. It doesn’t matter if you’re not sure, report it to the police. We take all reports of hate incidents seriously. You can call 101 at any time to report an incident, whether you were the victim or a witness. Always dial 999 if there is a crime in action or an immediate threat to life.
Formed after the brutal killing in Japan of Lucie Blackman in 2000, The Lucie Blackman Trust exists to support British nationals in crisis overseas. The Lucie Blackman Trust is a vital point of contact for families suddenly confronted with the unthinkable, providing access to both knowledge and, where possible, finance to ensure that every effort can be made and all support given as quickly as possible. If you want to write us please do so at: Lucie Blackman Trust, Old Tea Rooms, 66 High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ UK Registered Charity 1118143
Mental Health conditions are very common, affecting a significant proportion of the population at any one time. Up to one in four consultations with GPs relate to mental health issues. People with mental illness often also experience physical health problems and generally find it more difficult to choose healthier lifestyles. As such the NHS Trust provides a variety of Mental Health services for adults and children, both in community and in-patient facilities. A new Facebook page has been set up which will share information about its services, signpost and offer self-help tips and begin to create an Island mental health community.
Anglican Church St John the Baptist, Oakfield with Holy Trinity, Ryde is an Anglican church with an open, friendly atmosphere where all are welcome.
I have 5 years of experience working with the local supporting people team, helping people to develop and fulfil their goals of remaining independent and living as normal a life as possible. I have an enhanced DBS (CRB) certificate, renewed every 3 years, and a genuine passion to help others. Below is a list of some of the support I can offer you: Supporting you to maintain your independence Arranging all necessary appointments and keeping you on track Help with personal budgeting Being there to help when professionals are required Helping you to develop and maintain life skills Assisting with all benefit claims and ensuring benefit or council forms are completed correctly. If required arranging for adaptations to help you cope with a disability Ensuring that your home is safe for you Help with shopping and developing a healthy lifestyle Should you like to contact me to see how I can help you please call on: 07702 097 753
Elder is a leading live-in care provider that connects those in need of 24-hour care with vetted professional carers across the UK. We provide dementia care, overnight care and care for all types of chronic illness that require full-time support. Elder live-in care is an alternative to care homes, allowing those we care for to live as independently as possible, in the comfort of their own homes, whilst at the same time being supported with the one-on-one care and companionship of a dedicated live-in carer 24/7.
The Living Well approach is a new person-centred, holistic way of providing co-ordinated health and social care. The Living Well approach aims to support people to lead fulfilling lives and maintain independence through early prevention, self-help and by empowering people to take positive steps to manage their own health and wellbeing. What does it mean for me? There is no one size solution to living well, no one action plan or path to follow that will get you there. The Living Well Team wants you to get the right support, at the right time and from the right people. Everyone’s ideas of Living Well will be individual to them; it will depend on their general health, their current circumstances and their own health goals. That’s why each Living Well assessment and subsequent action plan is completely individual. Whatever your current needs you can make a positive difference to your health and wellbeing. Working with the Living Well Team you’ll be offered an action plan personal to you and help to achieve your goals. What does it mean for me? There is no one size solution to living well, no one action plan or path to follow that will get you […]
GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for problem gamblers and their families, create awareness about responsible gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to responsible gambling within the gambling industry.
Check it Out is a volunteer Group set up to improve young people’s health services on the Isle of Wight to make them more young person friendly. If you are aged under 19 and need medical advice you can visit this website. You are also able to have a confidential one-to-one online chat with a health professional.
Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers. We help disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. This tailor made equipment helps people to carry out essential daily tasks without having to ask for help, or helps them take part in leisure occupations or sports that would otherwise be impossible. Charity number 1137666.
Offering a free, impartial service to Island residents, the Centre displays a range of equipment and adaptations for daily living on a try-before-you-buy basis. We do not sell any products but we can give you information about where to purchase them. Independent Living Skills Assessors will spend a short time assessing your needs, either over the phone or face-to-face at the Centre, before taking you through the options that might suit you in our bedroom, bathroom, lounge and kitchen room sets. For an appointment, please phone us on 01983 241494 or complete the Contact Us form and we will phone you.
The Community Safe Haven is a welcoming and non-judgemental place for people struggling emotionally and mentally with life challenges or in crisis. Our team of professionals and volunteers offer interactive one to one and group support. The service is open to Isle of Wight residents from 5pm – 10pm (Monday to – Friday) and 10am – 10pm weekends and bank holidays
The Links Trust is a small, non-profit charity with a dedicated volunteer team. We believe in listening to our community and work hard to produce events, outings and activities that the 50+ want to be involved with. We are a busy team, come and visit us on Facebook: The Links Trust. Shopping service every Monday to Newport, this is a popular service enabling independence for all those who want to undertake business in town. Multi drop and pick up service for all town destinations. Assistance with bags, service with a smile! (Leaves Shanklin at 9.30am and returns at 1.30pm) Other activities include: Bingo, Coffee Mornings and Trips & Outings. Our minibus is available on request for all our sessions, ring to reserve a seat or for further details.
The Salvation Army, Isle of Wight Corps – we are a lively church fellowship with lots of activities going on for people of all ages.
Suicide prevention team trying to help people make a different choice by giving YOU back control by use of self help packs and safe havens across the I.O.W. A Listener will have the phone from 9am to 5pm every day. All meetings are held at the Living Room cafe in a suite upstairs, Monday to Saturday, 10am – 3pm. This is a completely confidential service.
WightDASH – formerly the Isle of Wight Women’s Refuge, supports women and children who are experiencing domestic violence via a wide range of services including refuge, community outreach programmes, advocacy and the Freedom Programme. Our telephone line is answered 24 hours a day, every day and we give practical advice and support over the phone. Our refuge provides emergency accommodation and we have specialist staff on hand to provide support and we can assist with guidance for women going through civil and criminal court cases. Of course, some women may not choose to leave their home and so our outreach workers will meet women in a safe place to discuss their plans and provide emotional support. Initially please telephone 01983 825981. Charity Number: 1108138
The Trust works to improve the situations of individuals and families across Hampshire, working with people to gain self respect and to contribute to society by supporting them into employment, education or training. We believe in being creative and co-operative to deliver the best outcomes, and are prepared to take risks to achieve them. Our vision is of a cohesive society – a healthy and prosperous one, where everyone has the opportunities to make a significant contribution, regardless of their situation. Everybody should have a second chance at learning, work, and personal development, so we help people to expand their horizons and unlock their future. At the most basic level this means helping people to find work and employers to find the right people. We provide the facility for employers to directly reach candidates by making vacancies available to the Trust. Our work is centered on building people up to a point where they can approach the jobs market with confidence and employability.
A support group for anyone with Macular Degeneration. The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 10.30am to 12.00pm at Millbrook House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1DD. (See the map below) Contact 0300 3030 111 for local group contacts. The Macular Society is the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. With more than 22,000 members we are the largest membership group in the sight loss sector and the voice of people with macular conditions. We provide free information and support to improve lives and ensure no one has to face macular disease alone. There are over 300 Macular Society support groups around the UK and beyond. We fund research so that one day we can overcome macular disease. Registered charity number in England and Wales (1001198)