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Real’s partners’ Christmas opening hours

19 November 2018

Real will be closed form 4pm on Monday 24th December 2018 until 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2018. Our Local Link partners have different opening hours over this period. Please see them below:       Apasen Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Open from 10am – 4pm on other weekdays […]

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Charging for social care – special update

19 November 2018

Everyone who was assessed to see if they were liable to contribute towards the cost of their social care will have received a letter telling them the outcome of their assessment. At Real, we have had lots of clients contact us to let us know that they have been told they need to pay more […]

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Discussion about Faith and Disability Hate Crime

4 June 2018

On Thursday 21st June 2018 Real is hosting it’s third Disability Hate Crime Round Table event at Jack Dash House. Guest speakers include: David Wilkins from Leicester University (talking about his research into Disability Hate Crime on public transport), Iman from Tell Mama and Jonny Newton from Community Security Trust.

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Further free training dates confirmed for PADE UP

7 March 2018

More free training dates have been announced for PADE UP To find out more about PADE UP visit our information page here. Havering  DATE: Wednesday, 14th March WHEN:         11.00am until 2.00pm WHERE:        Romford Salvation Army, High Street, Romford, RM1 1JJ To book your place go to bit.ly/PADE-UP-Havering or call Havering’s direct payment team on 01708 432503 Hackney DATE: Thursday, 15th March […]

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Proposals to extend Blue Badge eligibility to people with non-physical conditions

25 January 2018

  The government are proposing changing the eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme to include people with non-physical conditions. This is part of the government’s objective to ensure that those people with the greatest need have access to badges, whilst ensuring the scheme remains sustainable. The Blue Badge scheme plays a vital role in allowing […]

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Real Action Against Disability Hate Crime Roundtables

19 January 2018

  Real Action Against Disability Hate Crime Real’s Action Against Disability Hate Crime Project is funded for two years by Trust for London. We currently have one year’s funding left. The primary aim of the project is to set up Jack Dash House as a third party Disability Hate Crime Reporting Centre, and to develop Disability Hate […]

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EMPLOYERS – GET FREE TRAINING FOR YOUR PAs!

15 January 2018

      On 31st January, Real and Tower Hamlets council are running this FREE event – register now and come along! DATE: Wednesday, 31st January WHEN: 11.00am until 1.30pm WHERE: Professional Development Centre 229 Bethnal Green Road, E2 6AB   Tower Hamlets PA finder is a free service connecting people seeking a personal assistant. PAs […]

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Find out what’s going on at Real in December

6 December 2017

December Newsletter 2017

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Social Care Information Event – 22nd November

2 November 2017

  Do you have questions about how you can access the social support you need? If so, come along to the Social Care Information Event organised by Local Link. You will be able to find out more about:   The assessment process Reablement Being charged for social care Support you can get from Local Link   […]

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Real Hosts Pan-London Disability Hate Crime Awareness Event

19 October 2017

Real Action Against Disability Hate Crime disability hate crime awareness event  #NHCAW 12 October 2017 hosted by Real and HEAR Charities Against Hate Crime   On 12 October 2017 Real, together with HEAR Charities Against Hate Crime, hosted a pan-London Disability Hate Crime awareness event at Jack Dash House. The event aimed to bring together […]

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Find out what’s going on at Real in October

19 October 2017

October Newsletter 2017 pdf  

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Real Day of Peace to combat disability hate crime in Tower Hamlets on 21st September

20 September 2017

   Press Release: for immediate release   Real Day of Peace to combat disability hate crime in Tower Hamlets on 21st September   Tower Hamlets, London, September 21, 2017 – Real DPO and the Local Voices Network have teamed up to celebrate UN Peace Day by hosting a community safety event on 21st September, 10am […]

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Find out what’s going on at Real in September

13 September 2017

  September Newsletter 2017 Pdf

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Bromley by Bow Centre are looking for a Community Researcher

28 June 2017

Community Researcher, Unleashing Healthy Communities Project   So who are you?   Bromley by Bow’s Unleashing Healthy Communities Research Project is looking for people who are interested in helping them to find out what communities in Bromley by Bow want, to work on their team as a Community Researcher.   They are seeking five people […]

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Find out what is going on at Real in June

6 June 2017

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