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Ekta Project (Asian Elders)

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Ekta Project (Asian Elders)
Froud Community Centre
1 Toronto Avenue
Manor Park
E12 5JF

Public phone: 020 8514 5221


Website URL:

General information

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

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 10am - 3pm

Friday: 10am - 3pm

Weekends: Weekend

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Varied venues, all fully accessible.

Other information

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


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