RealMe offers a range of modern, high quality person–centred services to support people to reach their potential, at four hubs based across Ealing.  All RealMe services focus on helping people enjoy new experiences, access the community, develop life skills, showcase their talents, and achieve their ambitions.  Our customers are at the heart of our work and they are involved in making decisions about how our services develop and what we offer.

Enterprise Lodge 

This is a popular choice for those wanting to enjoy a varied choice of community-based group day activities.

Around 40 people access this service daily.  Our customers tell us that ‘seeing friends’ is really important to them and attending gives them the opportunity to build and maintain friendships and relationships with their peers.

RealMe is outcome focused and person-centred, providing people opportunities to enjoy new experiences, grow in confidence and enhance their life skills. The service helps improve people’s quality of life and encourages people to have more choice, control and voice to enjoy a greater level of independence.

Our customers are involved in designing the activity programme and it changes regularly according to the seasons, people’s preferences, and partner offerings.  All of our activities encourage and enable people to make use of the wider community, including using public transport and recreational facilities and services.

Click here to see the current RealMe timetable of activities.

When:  Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm
Where:  Enterprise Lodge, Stockdove Way, Perivale, Greenford, UB6 8TJ

 

The Dig

A gardening project which encourages those attending to learn and practice new skills which can be applied not only when gardening, but in everyday life. On the journey to becoming great gardeners, ‘trainees’ are supported to work in teams sowing, harvesting and maintaining the grounds alongside a qualified gardener as well as finding out about healthy foods and the science behind plants.

Days are varied and task driven so a sense of achievement after an honest day's graft is guaranteed. 

When:  Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 3.00pm
Where: 62 Green Lane, Ealing, W7 2PB

 

Southall 

gives people the opportunity to continue learning as adults amongst peers whilst broadening their network of friends as they access the community and explore different cultures. Participants are supported to try new things and can choose to become really good at the things they enjoy doing such as; swimming, cooking and crafts.

When:  Monday to Friday,  9.30am - 3.30pm
Where:  Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BQ

 

Dare to Dream & The Show Room 

These exciting services offer the option for customers looking to increase their levels of independence and consider progressing into paid work.  Employment Consultants and Job Coaches assist each customer to identify their goals and support them to take part in a range of activities to help them achieve their aims.  With a fully operational shop - The Show Room - next door to the training centre, customers are also able to enjoy on the job training in retail, sales and customer service, gaining invaluable experience and real skills to use in their lives and work. 

When:  Monday to Friday,  9.30am - 3.30pm
Where:  1-2 Leeland Road, West Ealing, W13 9HH

 

Important Information

Individuals can attend up to five days a week, and can purchase theservice through Personal Budgets, Direct Payments or private income.  Most of our customers have been referred through Social Services.  The service is open for 48 weeks of the year (closed on Bank Holidays, Christmas and staff training days).  The cost of the service depends upon the level of support needed.

  • Group Rate - £52.80 per day

  • Additional Support Rate - £82.80 per day

  • 1:1 Rate - £102 per day


Contact

To find out more, please call 020 8566 9575 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.