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Africa Advocacy Foundation

Overview

Africa Advocacy Foundation works with vulnerable and disadvantaged communities both in the UK and overseas who are affected by a range of issues including sexual and reproductive health, violence against women and girls, female genital mutilation (FGM) and mental health issues.

They empower individuals to take control of their health and wellbeing through accurate information, advice and guidance. They provide safe, judgement-free and inclusive platforms for community members to discuss and engage in activities that promote healthy lifestyle choices.

They also provide information, advocacy, advice, practical support and training through a range of projects and partnership activities. Please visit their programme page here, drop in the AAF offices, call them or use the contact form on their website.

 

Mental Health & Wellbeing

There are a vast number of issues that can negatively impact our mental health and well-being, including physical illness and injury; relationships; parenting; divorce; bereavement; finances; housing situation; and caring responsibilities and abuse.

AAF believes that no person should have to face these issues alone.  Therefore they run weekly volunteer led activities to address issues that affect beneficiaries including women and children and their personal experiences of FGM, HIV, domestic violence and sexual exploitation.

A team of 4 trained volunteers runs their Community Mental Health Champions activities which aim to recruit and train community members to have conversations on mental health. They also run light exercise activities through Yoga for Health sessions each Thursday at 12pm.

 

Contact Details

Phone:
020 8698 4473

Email:
[email protected]

Website:
https://www.africadvocacy.org

Address:
CATFORD (MAIN) OFFICES: 76 Elmer Road, Catford, London SE6 2ER

Other Info

Opening times:
Drop in to the AAF offices, call them or use the contact form on their website.

Costs:

Disabled Access:
Please ask for disabled access when you enquire.

Directions:
AAF Centre is located in a controlled parking zone, so it is easier to use public transport when visiting. You can reach us as follows: Trains - Catford & Catford Bridge. Bus routes: 202 runs along Brownhill Road and stops very close to the office. (Stop D - Brownhill Rd/St Fillians Rd), 124, 160, 181 & 284 run along Sangley Road which is also close to the office (Alight at Stop J - Sandhurst Road/St Fillans Road).

Other information:

Last updated:
22nd September 2021

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