Shaka Services

Shaka Services

Charity information

Shaka Services

SHAKA SERVICES IS A LEADING AND SPECIALIST SEXUAL HEALTH ORGANISATION BASED IN SOUTH LONDON, WHICH PROVIDES ITS SERVICES TO ALL SECTIONS OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN ENGLAND.

Founded 2003

  • Mission statement

    SHAKA Services mission is to develop successful targeted initiatives to tackle the problems associated with HIV/AIDS and sexual health that affect the black and minority ethnic communities whom we serve.

    SHAKA Services provides high quality, culturally appropriate care and support services to people African Caribbean and African extraction living with or affected by HIV/AIDS who live in the Greater London area. In addition we provide health promotion interventions that tackle both HIV/AIDS prevention and related sexual health issues (i. E. Sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies and abortions) amongst London’s black and minority ethnic communities

    At a national level SHAKA Services provides training and consultancy to agencies across the country to help develop initiatives targeted at black populations in relation to HIV/AIDS/sexual health, and to influence public policy through conducting original research into issues related to HIV/AIDS/sexual health and black and minority ethnic communities

    SHAKA Services has developed both a multi- agency and multi-functional approaches to the problems of HIV/AIDS/sexual health in both health promotion and the development of culturally appropriate services for people living with HIV/AIDS from the black and minority ethnic communities

  • Aims

    Shaka Services aims to:

    • For the benefit of members of the African, Asian and Caribbean communities in the UK: a) Relief of sickness of these communities who have HIV/AIDS including the provision of emotional and psychological support to members of these communities and others affected by HIV/AIDS connected with these communities.
    • b) Protect and preserve public health in particular by the provision of culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health prevention services.
    • c) Relief of need of members of these communities in particular by the provision of welfare rights, immigration, housing and employment advice and assistance and advocacy services to persons who would otherwise be unable to obtain such advice.
    • To advance the education of the public in all aspects of HIV/AIDS and STI’s and their prevention
  • Overview

    Established: February 2003

    Registered Charity Number: 1106339

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 11

    Phone number: 02077356744

    Address: 38-40 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4RS

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