The River House Resource Centre

River House is a community based centre for people who live with HIV. They provide a large and diverse range of services such as nursing advice, counselling, benefits advice, complementary therapies, educational courses plus a delicious meal each week day.

MEMBERSHIP

River House Membership is open to people who are resident in, or who access HIV medical services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Ealing and Kensington & Chelsea.

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES (BY APPOINTMENT)

LIFE COACHING (Phil) on Tuesdays from 10.30am-1pm weekly

MASSAGE (Maurizio) on Tuesdays from 11.00am – 3.00pm, open to H&F residents only

CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (Nicola) 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 12.00pm – 4.00pm

CITIZENS’ ADVICE BUREAU (Andrea) weekly on Wednesdays, 10.00am – 2.00pm

MASSAGE (Katya) on Wednesdays from 11.00am – 3.30pm, open to H&F residents only

LIVING WELL COUNSELLING (Philip) weekly on Thursdays 12.00pm – 4.00pm

NLP (Sebastian) on Thursdays,12.30pm – 1.30pm

ACUPUNCTURE (Crispin) on Thursdays from 10.00am – 1.00pm weekly

LAW CLINIC

The River House Law Clinic is open to people living with HIV in Hammersmith &Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Ealing and Hounslow. Areas of law covered are: Housing, Employment and Immigration.

BEFRIENDING

Befriending Project: The Befriender’s role is to introduce new members, or existing members who are feeling a bit isolated, to other River House members and to help them to settle into the centre. River House now have a team of 11 Volunteer Befrienders: if you would like a Befriender speak to one of the staff team and we will organise this for you.

24 YEARS

River House Trust is 24 years old this year, in celebration they are having a reception on Friday 2nd August, 2pm-6pm, they would be delighted if you would join them.

WORKSHOPS AND COURSES

Peer Support returning soon on Friday afternoons. Start date and time will be confirmed soon

Women’s Group (Joanne) Every Wednesday from 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Pilates (Jess) Every Wednesday 2.30 – 3.30pm/ £5 per session, Jess has requested payment for blocks of sessions

Creative Writing (Anna & Keith) Mondays 8th & 15th July from 2.15 – 4.15pm

Community Meeting (Alain) Tuesday 16 July from 1.40pm – 2.30pm

Returning soon African Drumming with David Naylor

EDUCATIONAL TALKS

HIV, Diabetes & Nutrition presentation followed by Q & A Wednesday 17th July 2.15pm – 4.15pm
Sorcha Kenny, Community Dietician, Food Chain & Farhia Dirie, Volunteer, Diabetes UK

Pain Management and the COPE Programme Tuesday 6th August 2.15pm – 4.15pm
Salma Hassan, Physiotherapist, Pain Management Clinic, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

HIV & Hepatitis C presentation followed by Q & A Thursday 19th September 2.30 – 4.00pm
Consultant Mark Nelson Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and Stuart Smith Volunteer, Hep C Trust

CONTACT

Contact River House on 020 8753 5190 / mail@riverhouseuk.org to book your place.

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