How much have you needed your laptop during lockdown? Accessing and using technology is part of our everyday life, and that’s never been more true than during the past year. But, for lots of families, it just isn’t an option. Parents with children under the age of five who have no access to technology haven’t … Continue reading HomeStart Islington and Camden Technology Library Appeal
Our friends at Solace Women’s Aid have been funded by the Tampon Tax to establish a national response to support women’s centres, women’s groups and networks to help them, and the women they support, to emerge stronger from the damage that the Covid-19 pandemic is having on women’s lives. The project, known as the Labyrinth … Continue reading Hopscotch is proud to be a delivery partner on The Labyrinth Project
This is a guest post, written by Boris Mackey, Community Outreach Manager at Rehab 4 Addiction. In the past hundred years, we have not experienced a virus this devastating. Millions of people have been sick with COVID-19, and many have lost their lives. With the high emotions everyone is experiencing during this lockdown, it is … Continue reading Helpline for Drug & Alcohol Rehab Launch Mental Health & COVID-19 Pandemic Infographic
COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our services, the city we love, and the world we work to improve. Throughout the pandemic, we have adapted to novel conditions, and constantly sought out new sources of funding, in order to keep providing services to BAME women, who face such profound obstacles in normal times, … Continue reading Good news!
Hopscotch is a charity which supports BAME women to overcome challenges placed in their way, namely unemployment, poverty and domestic abuse. We are able to run our services because, like many charities, we have a social enterprise. In our case, this is a Homecare contract with our local council, where we deliver care into the … Continue reading Crisis Within A Crisis
Why do we need to respond? Hopscotch has been here for women and girls for decades, and we are here through this current crisis. We have seen a rise in the need for services which support issues with welfare, housing, DV and other problems that can occur when people are isolated. In response, all our … Continue reading Hopscotch’s Crisis Response – April 2020
Homecare is running as normal. Please call 020 7380 1019 to be in touch with the Homecare team. All other services are running via the phone only – on 020 7388 8198.
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Benaifer Bhandari joins us as Director of Hopscotch, bringing with her extensive charity management experience and an intrinsic understanding of the needs of Asian women in London. In her previous role she was Director and Trustee of a national charity supporting women and families across many communities. Benaifer increased awareness for the charity and its … Continue reading Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre appoints new Director