BEAP has a number of services that carers can benefit from. There are specific services carers from Asian and other minority ethnic communities can access this includes information in different languages, welfare benefit advice in various community languages, health information etc. Below are some of the services we offer:
Advice & Welfare Service
Manningham Advice Centre Project is currently providing advice sessions at BEAP and have been for the last 3 years. The advice service provides a professional service [in Bangla] in the area of benefits, housing, immigration, welfare etc. The service is very popular especially amongst our older citizens in the community who do not speak or write English. BCEP Environmental Initiatives’
Older Peoples Day Care & Drop-In Service
This project is funded by social services and provides a service for older men and women (aged 50+). Our women service includes a social day care packed with activities and a lunch whilst our men service was a social drop in with light refreshments.
The service is extremely popular and ideal to channel essential services and information such as health, benefits to a name a few….
BEAP has delivered a number of activities for women through out the year including swimming, arts and craft, sewing, exercise, gardening, advice and information sessions, mother and toddlers sessions, ESOL, Basic English amongst host of others.
These sessions continue to be popular and now we have a waiting list in operation.
Mental Health Promotion
Our project looked at providing culturally appropriate mental health information to the local community in terms of promotion & raising awareness. The project delivered a number of seminar’s in this area.
Our project provided culturally appropriate health information for carers.
The project targeted carers from the local Bangladeshi community who look after people with wellbeing needs, including depression, anxiety, low mood, loneliness and dementia.
Bradford Community Environmental project have done a number of projects in the community. A popular initiative is the ‘women’s food growing project’ and gardening for health project.
Employment based services
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