Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Bristol and Avon Chinese Women's Group
Description

Offers support to Chinese women and their families in the community, including health, education, general welfare, racial harassment, child abuse, domestic violence, immigration referral, etc., reducing isolation caused by language and cultural barriers.

Languages spoken: Cantonese, Mandarin & English

Group Objectives:

1. To relieve sickness, hardship and distress by providing assistance, advice, representation and services amongst Chinese women and their families in the area of benefit.

2. To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for Chinese women and their families or for those persons who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, poverty or social and economic circumstances in the interest of social welfare with a view to improving their conditions of life.

3. The advancement of education between the Chinese community and the local community through educational, cultural and social activities.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working Support Around the Home / Home Help
This organisation provides support for
Disabled People Families Older People Culturally Specific Carers Dementia Women Survivors Of Abuse Refugees/Asylum Seekers People On Low Income Mental Health Issues Exercise Jobseekers
Regions
South Gloucestershire Bristol Bath and North East Somerset North Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
Yes
Cost information

Subscription fees are:
£20 (aged 18 and above)
£10 (aged 60 and above)

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Spur 8, The Vassall Centre
Address 2
Gill Avenue
Address 3
Fishponds
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS16 2QQ

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

Services are normally offered during our office hours - Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm - with the exception of some cultural & social activities, which can take place on evenings or weekends.
The Casework Surgery is only run on certain days and by appointment only.
Additionally, we also run a Freephone helpline called the Chinese Lantern Project. This helpline covers many different subjects and is available to all members of the Chinese community in the South West region. The phone line is open from 10am-4pm, Mon-Fri.

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Limitations and Associations

Associations / Qualifications / Awards

Advice Quality Standard (AQS) from the Advice Services Alliance

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
400 metres
Bus numbers?
5
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
3
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?

External Access

Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are there external steps?
If so, how many?
4
Do these steps have a handrail?
Is there a ramp?
Does this ramp have a handrail?

Internal Access

Are there internal steps?
If so, how many?
16
Do these steps have a handrail?
Is there more than one floor at the premises?
Is there a lift?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x vertical?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?

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