Harmony House is a local charity offering a range of support for residents of Barking & Dagenham. Services include:
The Harmony House team can support unemployed people into work. This includes; help with CV writing, interview skills and job searching. In addition, people on the programme can access Level 2 Food Hygiene and/or Health & Safety qualifications free of charge.
To register for the programme you must be over 19 years old. If under 25, you must have been unemployed for 6months and over 25 must be unemployed over 1 year. All who register must be eligible to live & work in the UK and have a visa for over 3 years.
Help with DIY & Household Tasks
Harmony House offer the FREE ‘Handy Person’ scheme providing people who can carry out small jobs that will reduce hazards and so prevent falls for example, putting up a grab rail or handrails etc. For details of how to apply see here.
In addition, ‘Job to Do’ programme offers support with gardening, cleaning & laundry.
We host a computer class for older people on Friday mornings. Some tuition is available. The charge is £3 per session.
We hold all day events, providing opportunities for members of the community to gather and celebrate. St. Patrick’s Day, St George’s Day, Mat Day and Christmas were celebrated in the last year. We have a talk, lunch and afternoon dances. These events are always popular so please ring ahead to book a place.