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

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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 Africa.it is dedicated to helping people in need regardless of their ethnic origin,...

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Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. We know that many people play active roles in raising children, from dads and mums, grandparents, stepparents, and non-resident parents. Our role is...

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FBW

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 Foundation looks after the chapel on behalf of the local community, our visitors, other organisations and the wider public. We’re responsible for promoting its place in local history, heritage, and culture. We are also entrusted with the conservation, restoration,...

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Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association

To relieve poverty and improve the environment for all who work and live in Fitzrovia, Central London

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For Baby's Sake - Stefanou Foundation

For Baby’s Sake is an innovative, whole family approach to achieving better outcomes for infants and young children by tackling the cycle and impact of DVA, whilst simultaneously integrating parenting support.

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Friends of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation, protection, and improvement of the physical and natural environment in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens with particular reference but not limited to:

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    Future Men

    We are a multi-award-winning specialist charity that supports boys and men along the path to becoming dynamic future men, whilst addressing the stereotypes around masculinity and engaging in the wider conversation of what it means to be a man. Through our evidence-based and practice-led services...

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    GALOP

    Galop is London's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community safety charity. Galop is a driving force in changing the way the police work with LGBTcommunities and gives advice and support to those affected by homophobic and transphobic violence or hate crime. Galop's main services...

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    Girl guiding UK - Westminster Division

    We are the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK . We empower girls, we give them space to grow and we ensure that each one of them can get involved - no matter what their background or ability. Through fun, friendship, challenge and adventure we empower girls to find their voice,...

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    Grace Eyre Foundation

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    Greenhouse Sports

     

    Greenhouse Sports uses inspirational sports coaching and mentoring to engage young people and improve their life chances. We partner with schools to provide opportunities for young people who may be disengaged, vulnerable or facing disadvantage to develop the social, thinking,...

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    Groundwork London

    As a charity, Groundwork London works alongside local communities, public bodies, private companies and other voluntary sector organisations to support communities in need.

    We have over twenty-five years' experience of delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst...

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    Headway North London

    Headway North London provides advice and sign posting, a support network, creative therapies and other services to help people affected by brain injury in north London.

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    Healthwatch Central West London

    Healthwatch Central West London is an independent charity and membership organisation working to ensure your voice counts when it comes to shaping and improving local health and care services.

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    Hear Women Organisation

    Hear Women’s mission is to improve the mental health a wellbeing among black and minority ethnic (BME) underprivileged communities in RBKC, especially among women with long term anxiety and depression or other metal health conditions. Hear Women is formed and run by women from BME...

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    HELP Counselling Centre

    Help Counselling Centre provides short and long-term affordable counselling for adults aged over 18. We serve a wide cross-section of the London community across a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, bereavement, abuse, addiction and caring responsibilities. 68%...

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    Henna Asian Women's Group

    Henna Asian Women’s Group is a Women-Only community based organisation set up over 32 years ago in London to support Asian women to overcome their isolation.

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    Hestia

    Hestia Housing and Support was established in 1970. Our Vision is ‘Empowering People, Changing Lives’ and we provide support to individuals with a range of needs including offenders and ex-offenders; victims of domestic abuse; and people with mental health issues. We provide services across...

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    Home-Start Westminster

    We are a leading family support charity, working with families with at least 1 child under 5 who are experiencing difficulties in 3 boroughs – Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith and Fulham. We offer a unique service, recruiting and training volunteers to provide weekly support...

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    iDebate (IDEA)

    iDebate (IDEA) ‘fuels the power of persuasion’ and by doing so provides young people the opportunity to develop skills enabling them to be economically active citizens in the 21st Century. Our 'World Debate Club' (WDC) develops the social mobility, employability and life skills of young people...

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    Imperial War Museums

    IWM is a family of five museums recording and showcasing experiences of modern conflict. Some of those experiences paint a picture of everyday life in wartime, others give us a glimpse of something exceptional. All of them help us to explore the causes of war and its impact on people’s lives....

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    In-deep Community Task force

    o provide friendship and support and to tackle isolation amongst isolated older people, children with send and their parents in Westminster.

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    Independent Age

    We envision a society where older people can live the lives they aspire to and contribute actively to their communities. Our mission is to enable older people to stay independent and live well with dignity, choice and control. We provide free information and advice for older people and their...

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    Initiatives of Change

    Initiatives of Change is an international NGO that works towards building trust across the world's divides. IofC's vision is of a just, peaceful and sustainable world and its mission is to inspire, equip and connect people to play their part in transforming society through changes in human...

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    Iraqi Welfare Association

    We provide one to one advisory services to members of the Iraqi Community and beyond, on issues related to; Housing problem, Benefits, Health, and unemployment, etc also, advice on immigration and settlement in the UK. We organise; - children summer camps - Annual Family gatherings - social and...

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    JAGS Foundation

    Our mission is to improve the life chances of disadvantaged young people in London by raising young people's aspirations and develop their skills, behaviours, and attitudes out of poverty. We work directly with young people from areas affected and harmed by youth on youth violence in London and...

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    Jain Network

    Mission: Improvement of spiritual and physical quality of life of Jain and wider community. The Jain Network is building the Jain Centre London in Colindale NW9 5DR. This 3 storied 30,000 sq feet Centre will be architectural splendour of white marble carvings, place of worship and studies for...

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    Kensington & Chelsea Social Council

    We support voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) in Kensington and Chelsea through the provision of training, advice and information. We also facilitate the voice of the local voluntary and community sector (VCS) and represent the sector at a strategic level.

     

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    Kidscape

    Our mission is to provide children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.

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    Kongolese Centre for Information and Advice

    Kongolese Centre For Information & Advice was set up to cater for the needs of French and Lingala speaking Refugees and Asylum Seekers communities in Westminster in particular and London areas in general. The organisation is a register charity aiming to work with, and support Ethnic Minority...

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    Language in the Community

    Language in the Community is a charity that provides free English lessons for adults and free English language and English literature GCSEs, with the aim of helping develop key skills and create brighter futures. We are proud of the successful events that we have put on within a number of...

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    LEGS (Local Exercise Groups - Stroke)

    LEGS (Local Exercise Groups for Stroke) is a physiotherapy-led rehabilitation project, consisting of a weekly evidence-based exercise and discussion/social support session for people who have had a stroke. LEGS’ core ethos is that our sessions are open to all individuals regardless of income,...

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    London Sport

    London Sport has a clear vision: to help make London the most physically active city in the world. The first milestone in our vision is a target: to get 1,000,000 Londoners more active by 2020. Our strategy is the framework that underpins these goals and is summarised in five priority areas. 1....

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    Lydford Estate Tenants and Residents Association

    Gather the views of residents and negotiate with City West Homes to improve the maintenance of the Lydford Estate.

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    Making the Leap

    Our mission is to transform the futures of disadvantaged young people in the UK by providing training to raise their aspirations and develop their skills, behaviours, and attitudes to choose and succeed in a career. We work directly with young people from deprived backgrounds in London, and we...

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    Mall Galleries

    Central London's leading gallery celebrating contemporary visual arts through a lively and diverse programme of exhibitions and events.

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    Marylebone Bangladesh Society Ltd

    Marylebone Bangladesh Society (MBS) is a grass-root community led registered charity (No: 1151593) established in 1979 based in the Church Street Neighbourhood in the North Westminster area. MBS plays a very active role in the area providing much-needed support in the areas of social welfare,...

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    Mayday Trust

    Vision Mayday's vision is for a world where individuals, families and communities thrive. Mission Mayday Trust invests in people's talents and abilities through life-changing opportunities that overcome barriers and achieve aspirations.

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    MCC Foundation

    To transform lives through cricket locally, nationally, and overseas.

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    Men Get Eating Disorders Too!

    Men Get Eating Disorders Too! is a national charity which provides information and support to help meet the needs of men with eating problems, and campaigns to ensure that men. We run a monthly peer support group for men living in London who struggle with food and eating. Typically eating...

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    Mentor Foundation UK

    Mentor is the UK's leading alcohol and drug prevention charity for children and young people. We deliver evidence-based alcohol and drug education and preventative interventions in schools, prisons and communities. Our approach is holistic and focused on building young people's resilience to...

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    Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation

    Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation is a charity organisation,established in 2010 by the women’s rights activist, Halaleh Taheri. aiming to support and empower Middle Eastern and North African women refugees or asylum seekers who have experienced or are experiencing gender...

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    Migrants Organise

    Migrants Organise is an award-winning grassroots organising platform where refugees and migrants organise together for dignity and justice. We work to connect communities, build common ground, grow our power and speak out. We mentor, train, organise, mobilise, develop leadership with the aim of...

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    Migrants Resource Centre

    Migrants Resource Centre (MRC) has a vision of a British society that is inclusive and free of prejudice; that celebrates the diversity of its population; and that supports the rights of all people to enjoy freedom from persecution, danger and oppression. For over thirty years we have worked to...

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    MillbankCreativeWorks

    An award-winning, entrepreneurial community conduit, addressing social fragmentation utilising creativity to weave sustainability in to the residential #HeartOfLondon.

     

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    Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre

    Mosiac LGBT Youth Centre supports, educates and inspires young LGBT+ persons age 13 - 19 as well as those around them.

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