An independent charity for people with learning disabilities

Give where it matters this season!

We all want to be heard don’t we? Giving generously to our advocacy service this Christmas season, will help a neglected section of society to feel heard and cared for. Support Lewisham Speaking Up now by donating via Crowdfunder. Ways to donate 1. Be part of our Crowdfunding appeal. 2. Set up a one-off, or […]

Autumn Newsletter

Read our latest news update Dear Friends and Supporters, Hello and welcome to our latest newsletter. By the time you are reading this, we will have returned from the Positive Voices self-advocacy conference in Birmingham. This is the second year we have been involved in planning and being part of this new conference, organised and […]

Summer Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, I’m writing this during Learning Disability Week 2023 and thinking about the theme this year, which is ‘myth busting’. I’m lucky to work closely with some amazing people with learning disabilities who are great self-advocates, artists, workers, parents and much more. We spend a lot of time fighting for the rights […]

Spring Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, Welcome to our first newsletter of 2023. I’d like to say hello as the new Director for Lewisham Speaking Up, although I hope most people know me, as I have been around for 7 years now! This has been a challenging time for us, as we have lost some of our […]

*Address Change*

We are moving! After many years at the Albany in Deptford, we are moving to the Leemore Centre in Lewisham. New address: Room F1, Leemore Centre, 29-39 Clarendon Rise, London, SE13 5ES Note that our general email and phone number remain unchanged. Our last day at the Albany will be 28 February 2023. Please call or email […]

Donating and Cycling for LSU!

Thank You for your support A huge and grateful thank you to everyone for your generous donations towards our People’s Parliament Crowdfunder campaign. We are very pleased to have raised £3380 in a short period of time, thereby enabling LSU to continue with our People’s Parliament. Sean, one of our great trustees and treasurer has […]

Winter Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, We hope everyone had a good break and ready to face the challenges that a new year brings. Although facing a few changes in 2023, we are positive that it will be another successful year at Lewisham Speaking Up.  AGM We held our AGM on 30th November and were pleased to see […]

We need your urgent support!

Help us save the Lewisham People’s Parliament! We are crowdfunding! Why? The People’s Parliament has been giving people with learning disabilities a voice since 2008. We urgently need funding to continue this vital platform where people talk about issues that affect their lives and learn about their community. Aviva Community Fund will match donations pound for […]

Big Health Week is here!

People with learning disabilities and autistic people will be able to take part in another week-long ‘Big Health Week’ from Monday 7 to Friday 11 November 2022. The Big Health Week is a fun and social occasion, but we’re also getting across important health messages. The event is commissioned by the NHS South East London […]

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