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Souad Talsi

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Souad Talsi

Job description: Locum Manager at Al-Hasaniya

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Areas of interest: Domestic abuse, Families and children – including relationships, Mental health and wellbeing

Souad Talsi's Recent Activity

"Al-Hasaniya MWP Ltd was established in November 1985 and is a registered charity and company by limited guarantee. Al-Hasaniya won many awards for excellence in community work, the most recent being the Guardian charity award 2010. Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women's Centre has served the needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in London and the UK for the last 26 years. It aims to provide support in all matters concerning the health, well being, education and cultural needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families. We seek to encourage and help our users, access mainstream services and to promote positive citizenship and greater understanding amongst communities within the confines of the tri-borough area in particular and London in general. Our wider aim is equally to assist, support and empower small local organisations and groups within the Arabic speaking diverse communities to integrate better and serve their members greater. We do this by sharing our knowledge and expertise and run workshops on capacity building. Al-Hasaniya existing projects are as follows; • Domestic Violence project • Older People’s Outreach project • Children and Families mental health Project • Inspire Well Women Programme – for Somali and Arabic speaking women in Kensington and Chelsea offering holistic advice and guidance around health and well-being through a variety of activities and services • Drop in sessions • Dardasha- documenting the history and stories of the Moroccan women who settled in the Notting Hill area of Kensington between 1960 to date. • Breakfast Club, especially designed for young mothers to come and receive appropriate structured counselling and support • Weekly group counselling in partnership with Parkside health Clinic • Men’s drop-In-Services- supporting the elderly Arabic speaking men as there are no designated services for them, this is in partnership with Amal Al-Jadid association. • Parenting programme as part of our strengthening communities programme • Mint tea- summer activities in the Moroccan garden as a continued process of networking with local small groups serving the needs of Arabic-speaking communities in London • 3E’s project, a new and exciting three project funded by the Big lottery with the aim to educate, empower and engage Arabic speaking women , supporting them to return to education and employment by offering tailor-made courses, pin partnership with the Kensington and Chelsea College, NOVA and Kensington and Chelsea Social Council For more information please visit us on www.al-hasaniya.org.uk"
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