'Future for Us' Community Hub
Future for Us is a peer support service of people with learning disabilities in Croydon.
The centre of the service is a Community Hub which meets monthly in central Croydon, at the St Michael’s and All Angel’s Church Hall in Poplar Walk.
The Community Hub has a Coffee Bar which is run by volunteers who have learning disabilities. Prices are low for hot and cold drinks and pre-prepared snacks.
Special benefits for the members of the Community Hub include:
Peer advocacy support
A peer advocate can help you deal with issues affecting your life
‘Easy to Read’ Information Desk
To find out more about local services in Croydon
‘Have Your Say’ meetings
Give your views and also learn from guest speakers talking about local issues.
About the community hub
Entry to the Community Hub and membership is for adults with learning disabilities and their supporters only. Contact Us for details about becoming a member.
Peer support is about:
- Sharing experiences
- Supporting and encouraging each other
- Learning from each other
- Helping each other learn new skills
- Helping each other find jobs
- Making new friends
Peer support is given by someone who has similar experiences and understands what life is like for the person they are helping.