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Stroke Project

We provide person-centred, long-term support services to those affected by stroke and their families.


Our ultimate goal is to support each individual to improve their physical, social and emotional wellbeing and to empower them to achieve a fulfilled life.

We have a number of services that you can get involved in:

Outreach Service
Our outreach team will contact you to arrange a home visit and discuss the support you need as well as your goals and aspirations. We can help you with:
• Providing information and advice relevant to you
• Applying for welfare benefits, transport, grants, etc.
• Finding meaningful activities/services for you in the community.

Drop-In Service
Our team will be ready to listen to your concerns and give you advice and practical assistance with letters or filling in forms. Pop-in to our drop-in session:
Friday 9.30am-12.30pm at The Shoreditch Trust Healthy Living Centre, 170 Pitfield Street, N1 6JP
Or call us to book a slot: 020 7033 8500. 

Support Groups
We recognise that stroke affects people in different ways and therefore we have set up different groups tailored to accommodate people with different needs:

• High Care: trained care staff on site and accessible transport available.

• Self-Help Group: to promote independent living and healthy lifestyles.

• Younger Stroke Survivors Network: for stroke survivors of working age – to build up confidence in participating in community life, developing planning and organising skills and linking to further education, volunteering or return to work.

• Communications Group: for those with communication difficulties aiming to build up their confidence by practicing communication strategies in the community.

• Stroke Specialist Exercise Classes, Falls Prevention Classes and Walking Group: exercise and fitness classes for different levels of mobility (in partnership with Fit4Health and MRS Independent Living).

  • Volunteering Opportunities: we have opportunities available - please see our Jobs and Volunteering page
  • Awareness Sessions and Free Blood Pressure Checks: contact us for details. 
Meet the team
Joana Olim
Joana Olim
Stroke Project Worker
joana@shoreditchtrust.org.uk
Laura Prikken
Laura Prikken
Stroke Project Manager
laura@shoreditchtrust.org.uk
Maria Dragan
Maria Dragan
Stroke Project Worker
maria@shoreditchtrust.org.uk
Monika Chebda
Monika Chebda
Stroke Project Community Coordinator
monika@shoreditchtrust.org.uk
Make a referral

To make a referral, please email strokeproject@shoreditchtrust.org.uk or call us on 020 7033 8500.