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3rd Paddington Scout Group

Young members from age 6 - 15 . To be given an understanding of "helping others" and to be made aware of the national & global issues. No ethnic, cultural, faith or gender restrictions apply. Also some leaders have training in dealing with physical & mental health conditions. The...

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Abbey Community Association

The Abbey Centre is a community hub for south Westminster, providing meeting space and a range of programmes, activities and opportunities to support local residents and community organisations. With a focus on health and wellbeing, the charity aims to improve the lives and opportunities of...

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Abdul Mageed Educational Trust

Abdul Mageed Educational Trust is passionate about supporting education and raising awareness.

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Abundance Arts

Abundance Arts offer high quality interactive arts workshops and performances, working with people of all age groups, within local schools and community settings.

We use creative arts projects, African drumming and dance as fun, effective tools bringing people together, improving...

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Actingworks offers affordable activities after school and in school holidays, to children of Primary School age.

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Advantages of Age Ltd

Advantages of Age works with those aged 50-75 years through hosting a range of activities and online resources with the aim of building resilience, alleviating loneliness and providing "olders' with a sense of purpose and belonging. These activities include a business club for over 50s who may...

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Afghanistan & Central Asian Association


The Afghanistan and Central Asian Association works with Afghans and Central Asians living away from their homeland, providing the support, skills and knowledge to live and prosper in the UK.


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African Development Society

We have a very close interaction with the community and aim to address the health, welfare and cultural needs of the African communities.   We provide assistance in areas of outreach work, counselling, mentoring for youths and refugees, elders club, youth activities, advice & Information,...

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African Global Media and Community Development

We aim to provide services to the African community in the areas of integration, education, health and well being, relation between Africa and the hosting country; UK, as well as media through publications.

Helping African community by promoting their awareness on health, well being and...

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Age UK Westminster

Age UK Westminster is a registered charity (1018300) and company limited by guarantee. We exist to promote the well-being of older people in the City of Westminster and to help them lead independent, fulfilling lives for as long as possible. We provide a wide range of services that reduce...

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Al Ola Arabic Supplementary School


Al Ola Arabic school is a supplementary school that offers an integrated approach to the Arabic language and culture . We provide support classes with English and maths . We also have Arabic GCSE classes

We target students aged from 4 to 16 years old . Our main focus is on...

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All Souls Clubhouse

All Souls Clubhouse is a community centre and church and has been serving the local community for over 54 years. We have a full size gym in the basement plus several large and smaller rooms all available for hire when not in use. Please see our website for details.

Various projects take...

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Beauchamp Lodge Settlement

We help people from a diverse range of backgrounds achieve their full potential through transformational learning experiences on board our Floating Classroom that broaden horizons and build confidence. BLS provides imaginative, engaging and fun learning experiences inspired by the locations...

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Bishop Creighton House

Provides community and social support services for the people of Hammersmith & Fulham and in some case other boroughs such as Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster.

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Blue Cross Animals' Hospital

Animal hospital located in Victoria. Provide veterinary care for those who cannot afford private fees.

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BME Health Forum

The BME Health Forum is a unique and well-established partnership between voluntary and community organisations, healthcare providers, commissioners, and local authorities. It improves the quality of health and social care services for patients from deprived backgrounds living primarily in...

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Breathe Easy Westminster

Breathe Easy Westminster is a support group, part of a network of the British Lung Foundation (BLF). There are over 200 groups throughout the UK supporting and educating people with respiratory conditions to encourage self management and provide a support network for them, their family and...

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Brent Wandsworth & Westminster Mind

Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster Mind (BWW Mind) is a newly merged charity whose mission is to promote mental health and wellbeing and deliver the best mental health services for those who need them. We have been delivering flexible and responsive services for over 40 years which enable...

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Cardinal Hume Centre

Cardinal Hume Centre offers a wide range of services for homeless young people, families in need and the local community and helps them gain the skills and support they need to overcome poverty and homelessness. The organisation has six principal service packages: residential services for...

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Carers Network

Carers Network supports carers looking after adults living in the City of Westminster, the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and the City of London. A carer is anyone who, without pay, looks after someone else who couldn’t get by on their...

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Catch22 PPP

Catch22 include PPP West London is an Ofsted registered independent school. It provides full-time, alternative, secondary education for young people, aged between 13 and 16, who present with additional to complex needs in West London. Catch22 include PPP West London provides education, mentoring...

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Caxton Youth Organisation

Established in 1948, the Caxton Youth Organisation works to advance the personal development of young people with disabilities between the ages of 11 and 25 in the City of Westminster. The young people we work with have multiple disabilities, both mental and physical. They therefore face...

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Central London Law Services

We work hard to ensure that we surpass the expectations of our clients and deliver the assistance and advice that they need. With many years experience in the industry, we can offer you our expertise and knowledge to help you today. Come and meet our Central London Law services team

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Central London Youth Development Trust

• To represent the means for young people through which they may take part in and influence processes, decision and activities in order to achieve justice, influence outcomes, expose abuses of power and realise their rights

• To challenge traditional attitudes towards young people and...

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Centrepoint has accommodation services within Westminster for young people between 16-25. We are also setting up a national phoneline to give practical and tailored housing advice to young people.

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Change Communication

Change Communication provides information, training and support about brain injury and communication issues in adults who may be rough sleeping or vulnerably accommodated.

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Chess in Schools and Communities

Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is a UK charity whose mission is to improve children’s educational outcomes and social development by introducing them to the game of chess. Founded in 2009, we now teach in over 300 schools and support 500 more nationwide. We also organise a world-class...

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Chinese Community Centre

London Chinese Community Centre is a 38 year old registered charity based in the heart of Chinatown serving the local community and supporting the disadvantaged. We provide a range of classes and services from ESOL to lunch club and benefit information and advocacy.

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Chinese Information and Advice Centre

We are a registered charity and social enterprise providing free legal advice and support for the disadvantaged Chinese people in the UK.

Our four core services are:

  • Immigration Advice and Support - we give advice and support on caseworks regarding entry clearance, visa...

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Church Army - Marylebone Project

Provider of supported accommodation, rough sleeper drop-in, social enterprises and holistic, transformational empowerment opportunities for homeless women in Westminster.

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City Harvest

City Harvest is a registered charity operating across London from our warehouse in Acton. The goal of City Harvest London is to put surplus food to use in a sustainable way by distributing it to organisations around London that feed the hungry. Our refrigerated fleet of vans collects food from...

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City of Westminster District Scout Council

Physical, mental and spiritual development of young people, through activity, sport and general guidance, by trained leaders. Scouting - Youths 6-25 involves in activities, expeditions domestic and international and community work - 100% youth and volunteer lead organisation

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Clear Village Charitable Trust

Clear Village is a charity working with local communities to revitalise underused spaces. In collaboration with Peabody Trust we are running a social enterprise and community hub on Vauxhall Estate in which we rent out affordable desk space to entrepreneurs and organise activities and services...

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Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity which tackles the acute loneliness of isolated older people, over the age of 75, who lives alone with limited support from family, friends and statutory services. Each month on a Sunday afternoon, our volunteer drivers use their cars to take one or two...

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Continental Landscapes Ltd

Continental Landscapes Ltd are the Westminster Parks Department grounds maintenance contractor and manage the volunteers in the parks and gardens.

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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of and governed by, people who have both a sight and hearing loss. We champion the rights and interests of all people who have a combined sight and hearing loss and deliver quality services to give these individuals autonomy and control over their lives...

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DeafHope is the UK's only sign-language based service to help deaf people who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. Deaf women are twice at risk of domestic abuse than hearing women. When sign language is the main way you communicate it can be very hard to get help. We offer a...

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Membership owned and controlled not for profit independently constituted consortium, set up to enable local voluntary organisations to deliver services as a joint venture, while managing risk and driving quality. Desta has fifty-five members contributing an aggregated £60 million each year to...

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Diversity Role Models

Diversity Role Models is a charity that exists to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools.

We aim to stop bullying before it happens by educating all young people about differences in sexuality and gender identity, by challenging stereotypes and by tackling...

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Doorstep Library

In the UK, how well you read has a direct bearing on how well you do in life. For various reasons, children from the poorest families are less likely to have books, less likely to read with their parents and less likely to read for pleasure. Not only are they more likely to fall behind in their...

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DRC Vision

Our organisation aims to advance the education and training of ethnic minority people living in Westminister, in particular but not exclusively young people and women in need, so as to advance them in life and assist them to adapt within a new community.

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Dream Arts

DreamArts transforms young lives through arts and therapy, working across Westminster with children and young people aged 7-25.

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Dutch Pot Lunch and Social Club

'Talking the older person out of isolation'

We are an organisation which caters for African and Carribean Elderly People. We provide a lunch and social club. The Club also provides take away meals and deliveries of hot meals of those may find difficulty to provide a meal for themselves....

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EC Provision

ECPROVISION assists disadvantaged people across London access services to improve their education, employment and self-employment, health and sense of wellbeing. We provide, signposting, referrals, Personal Development Skills Training, self-help and focus group activities, including arts, making...

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Eritrean Lowlanders League

To support disadvantaged BME mainly from the Horn of Africa more focusing on Eritreans and Sudanese through advice and guidance in the field of immigration, Education, training, Health, and employment..


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ETAT Encouragement through the arts and talking

Encouragement Through The arts and Talking ETAT is for isolated and lonely people of all ages, to come and share skills and encourage others. Encouragement is not teaching, most isolated people are elderly and have had, and often given plenty of teaching, instruction and guidance in their lives...

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Ethar Relief

Ethar is a non- governmental, non-political humanitarian aid organisation that operates in the United Kingdom, Sudan and the Yemen. It its planning to extend its operations to other regions in the Horn of is dedicated to helping people in need regardless of their ethnic origin,...

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To increase educational and civic need for our group members. To challenge discrimination, inequality and racism. Encourage integration but without cultural and religious elation

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Fitzrovia Centre

Located in the heart of the West End, our primary aim is to promote the health and well-being of the people who live and work in the area.

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Fitzrovia Chapel

The Fitzrovia Chapel is the last remaining building from what was The Middlesex Hospital. Open for tours, talks and events and quiet contemplation.

Our historic Grade II* listed secular chapel, originally part of the former Middlesex Hospital, was, for nearly a century, a place of quiet...

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