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GPV Walk in Royal Greenwich Park

19 May, 9 June
Always at 10am-11am, Meeting Point: Greenwich Park, Blackheath Gate
Walk with us around beautiful Royal Greenwich Park, find peace and companionship in this glorious natural space. The route is step-free and buggy accessible. We will end up at the Pavilion Cafe, where you may enjoy a hot drink on us!

Knit Stitch and Make free creative drop-in

26 May
Starting at 10am at the Scullery Cafe, 48 Vanbrugh Park, SE3 7QJ
Enjoy a friendly creative session with plenty of tea, coffee and cakes supplied. Bring your own project to work on or use some of our materials to have a go at something crafty. Or just sit with a hot drink and watch!

CEREBRA Workshop for parents: Disability Living Allowance Applications

June 16 from 10am until 2pm
Venue - The Carers Centre, The Stables, 76 Hornfair Rd, London SE7 7BD
*Limited places booking required*

Everyone who has tried to fill out a DLA form knows what a huge & daunting task it can be. This FREE workshop, run by the charity Cerebra, aims to help parents complete a DLA form using the Charity's DLA guide (this can be downloaded here: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/dla-guide/). 

The workshop runs from 10am to 2pm with registration from 9.45am. 
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Book your ticket online via Eventbrite by clicking on this link:

School visits this term

GPV visit schools across the borough every term to host coffee mornings specifically for parents of children with special needs. You don’t need to have a statement or plan for your child to join us. We usually bring a guest speaker on a topic that’s relevant for example ASD Outreach, the SaLT service or a charity such as Young Epilepsy. Our meetings are relaxed, informal, chatty and we always make sure there are hot drinks and cakes supplied!

18 May: Bishop John Robinson School SE28, 10am: A coffee morning especially for parents in the Thamesmead area for black ethnic parents and carers, and other parents welcome too.
22 May: Charlton Park Academy School, 10am 
Joining us will be art therapist Julie Watson and our free creative session Knit, Stitch and Make. Open to parents at CPA.
7 June: Rockliffe Manor School SE18, 10.30am Joining us will be art therapist Julie Watson and our free creative session Knit, Stitch and Make. Open to parents at this school.
20 June: Haimo School SE9: Open to all Greenwich parents.
22 June: St Patrick's Primary Catholic School SE18, (afternoon meeting) 2pm: Joining us will be Michelle La Roche of RBG key working service. Open to all Greenwich Parents
23 June: Willow Dene School School, 10am Joining us will be art therapist Julie Watson and our free creative session Knit, Stitch and Make. Open to parents at Willow Dene School.
26 June: Charlton Park Academy School, 10am Knit, Stitch and Make with art therapist Julie Watson. Open to parents at CPA.
28 June: Millennium School SE10, 9.30am Guest speaker Occupational Therapy Service, open to all Greenwich Parents