Ekta Project (Asian Elders)
Froud Community Centre
1 Toronto Avenue
Public phone: 020 8514 5221
Website URL: http://www.ektaproject.org.uk
Service offered: Services for Asian elders from the Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities. Befriending provided through a network of weekly care groups run by volunteers at a variety of venues in Newham. Information and support on benefits, care, health, housing, respite care. Reminiscence project, swimming and exercise classes, health awareness. Day trips. Elder abuse, Cancer & Dementia Awareness through plays and talks
Target group: Elderly Asians, especially those who are frail and/or isolated, and their carers
Area served: London Borough of Newham and surrounding areas
How to contact: Phone or write for details of services. Assessment required for new members.
Monday: 10am - 3pm
Tuesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday: 10am - 3pm
Friday: 10am - 3pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Varied venues, all fully accessible.
Languages other than English: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Swahili and Urdu
Charity number: 1076922
Year established: 1999
Staffing: 3 part time + 41 volunteers.
Public transport: Phone for details of separate venues. Community transport service for those unable to use public transport and Dial-a-ride for those who are requested.
Record last checked: 16 January 2020