Directory

 

This is a directory of voluntary and community organisations based in Westminster and/or working with Westminster residents.

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If your organisation info needs updating please email support@onewestminster.org.uk 


2-3 Degrees

2-3 Degrees was born from a shared understanding that when you equip your mind with the right tools, you can build the life you want. Through this philosophy we use personal experiences, lessons learned and innovative techniques to educate and inspire our peers and the next generation. We work...

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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

Fun, Wellbeing, Learning. We create happy communities from the grassroots. Using amazing interactive, creative workshops, African drumming, dance, and Visual arts. We provide services where most needed, working within the most deprived wards, improving wellbeing and outcomes working with our...

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Actingworks

Actingworks offers affordable after-school activities for primary aged children.

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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 for the protection of all vulnerable refugees and migrants in the UK and the empowerment of people in Afghanistan to help them realise their rights, reach their potential through...

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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

Helping the Sudanese and Horn of Africa people to develop and integrate in the new community. Special care & attention to support young migrants, women & senior people by giving them guidance by education and training. Helping young refugees to learn and gain skills to find jobs....

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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. One of our main focus is on students that are...

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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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Bounce Back Foundation

Bounce Back is a Charity and a Social Enterprise focused on training and employment of ex offenders. We firmly believe that everyone has the ability to change and working in several prisons, as well as with London Probation, we offer training, work experience and employment to offenders at the...

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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

To enable all young people the opportunity to be educated regardless of ability, situation or circumstance.

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Caxton Youth Organisation

We are a registered youth charity based in Westminster and credited as one of the top youth services by Westminster’s Council. We offer a number of facilities and services, tailored to improving the lives of young people with disabilities. We believe that everyone should have access to the same...

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Central Community Impact Ltd

Based in Victoria within Peabody Housing Estate, CCI focuses on engaging with job seekers in the community that may also be at a disadvantage through social or economic exclusion. Through 121 coachings we Improve an individuals confidence, self-esteem, and general work readiness.

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Central London Forward

Central London Forward (CLF) is the strategic sub-regional partnership for Central London covering the local authorities of Camden, the City of London, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth, and Westminster. Established in...

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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

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

Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC) provides free advice and support for disadvantaged Chinese people across the UK. We are the only Chinese front line service provider to support victims, or those at risk, of domestic violence. The services offered at our Centre include legal advice on...

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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 involved in activities, expeditions domestic and international and community work - 100% youth and volunteer-led 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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Consonant

We enable people of diverse origins to make the UK their home. Our approach involves people from the very beginning in the design of the services they use. Every year, we help hundreds of people get protection from violence and persecution so they can live in safety and build new lives. We help...

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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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Depaul UK

To prevent and reduce homelessness.

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Diversity Role Models

Diversity Role Models actively seeks to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation. Our vision is a world where everyone embraces diversity and can thrive. This will help create a world where future generations embrace, accept and support difference. Our mission is to create an education...

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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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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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DS Football Academy CIC

The DSFA is a local community initiative designed to engage meaningfully with disadvantaged youths through a variety of peer group football coaching courses and Mentoring.

 

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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 Cultural Support Group

Eritrean Cultural Support Group supports Eritreans in the UK to know about their culture and offer opportunities to get together and exchange information, experience and support elders.

Main activities: networking, get together and celebrate events and help each other socially.

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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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