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PiP - Pursuing Independent Paths

PiP stands for Pursuing Independent Paths. We are a small but mighty community charity firmly based in the North Westminster and North Kensington communities. We empower adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism to become independent, achieve their potential and thrive.



Registered charity no. 1088592

Member since March 2021

Latest News

Come visit us every Wednesday in Paddington! #goodforyougoodforme

Come visit us every Wednesday in Paddington! #goodforyougoodforme

Fruitful is PiP's social enterprise fruit juice pop up that pops up at markets and businesses across London.

We're popping up every Wednesday in Paddington and you can come visit us for free fruit and juices and to see us in action!

Fruitful provides vocational training and work experience for our students as well as tasty healthy juices for customers and a range of merchandise that are also available at our Etsy Shop: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PiPandFruitful

If your business is near Paddington and you'd like to come and meet Fruitful, pop down on Wednesdays in August! Or contact us on samanthad@piponline.org.uk and we can arrange a visit.

Never has a coffee and gingerbread man tasted so good!

Never has a coffee and gingerbread man tasted so good!

PiP are back delivering community visits with our students, adults with learning disabilities and autism and supporting them to reintegrate into their local communities.

Danny, PiP student pictured above, has been shielding since October due to a change in government guidelines that recommended people with Down's Syndrome stay home.  Danny is super sociable and really misses being out and about.  Since we've started visits he has been to the pub for lunch with his friend Marcio and their keyworker and been going on walks in the local area.

He is delighted to be back out supporting local businesses with his hard-earned money from his job as being one of our PiP Receptionists.

PiP joins Work for Good AND gets ready to open up again

PiP joins Work for Good AND gets ready to open up again

PiP supports adults with learning disabilities and autism - some of the vulnerable and marginalised people during this pandemic.

Adults with learning disabilities learn differently and during 'normal times' we deliver our learning and development sessions face to face.

Since March 2020, we've been delivering differently and providing our services online. We've been impressed with our students' resilience and adaptability. They are now Zoom pros!

As lockdown eases, we are getting ready to deliver restricted bubbles at our centres in Westminster and staff and students cannot wait to be back together.

If you'd like to learn more about our work and how you can get involved, please get in touch with Samantha Dodd, Fundraising Manager.