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Share Community

AddressShare Community,
64 Altenburg Gardens,
London
PostcodeSW11 1JL
DescriptionShare provides accredited vocational training, day care, employability, and personal development programmes to disabled adults, including people with mental health needs, autism, learning, or physical disabilities. Whether you’re looking to live more independently, get ready for work, or want to improve and maintain your wellbeing, we help you to reach your potential in our friendly and dynamic, person-centred learning environment.

All of our main courses lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Courses available include: life skills for independent living, horticulture, ICT, basic skills, food hygiene and catering, and getting ready for work. Our ‘Winning with Work’ programme is for people who’ve had serious mental health problems and now want to find a job. You work at your own speed to achieve your own goals. Extra activities such as yoga, arts and crafts, creative writing, and music are also on offer.

Short courses, some of which you can access without a personal budget, include:

- Baking
- Mapping: using and understanding maps (free course)
- Street dance (free course)
- Digital skills for life

People come to SHARE to build confidence, to learn to live more independently, and/or to gain qualifications that may provide a stepping stone to further education or employment. Everyone has their own individual learning plan developed with them, so all learning is flexible and tailored to the needs and wants of the student.
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Visit the Share Community website

Email addressinfo@sharecommunity.org.uk
Telephone number0207 924 2949
Further informationThe centre is open all year round with the exception of a one week closure at Christmas.

Training times:
- Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.
EligibilityShare invites anyone interested in joining them to come for an initial look around, and offers free taster sessions. You can be referred through a social worker, an advocate, a service broker, or you can refer yourself. For an informal chat, or for help with your application, please contact Keesha Sinclair on 020 7801 9812 or email Share.

Record last updated: 28 July 2014