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Directory

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

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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 /GarGar Foundation Is humanitarian NG0 and registered charity both in UK and UN organisation that supports Women and Young people in crisis. We have  passionate and dedicated people fighting to empower woman - developing projects that put women in charge of their lives...

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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 community based organisation that was set up over 30 years ago by Asian women migrating from India, Pakistan and East Africa. We are based at the Abbey Community Centre where we offer a range of multi-lingual services and activities (Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati and...

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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

In-Deep Community Task Force is a registered charity that works with many people in the South of Westminster and Southwark, London - offering friendship and support by way of a range of activities and services to people living in the area, as many have no family or family that lives far away,...

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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 NGO that works towards peace, reconciliation and human security worldwide. It is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their...

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Iraqi Welfare Association

Iraqi Welfare Association will - represent the Iraqi Community at various levels. - To provide advocacy, support and advice on various issues; such as; accommodation, Health, Benefit, immigration and employment. - To integrate the community with the larger society and contribute positively to...

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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

Kidscape is a national charity based in Westminster that tackles the issue of bullying and child safety. 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 caters to creating a better community through improving language or support the 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...

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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

Deliver our fun and engaging 'Aspiration and Character Education' programme in secondary schools across London or support young people into long term meaningful emplyment.   The programme aims to help disadvantaged school children to fulfil their potential and raise their aspirations by...

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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.Values We see talent We build on...

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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 a platform where refugees and migrants organise for power, dignity and justice. We develop leadership and open up spaces for relational, organised participation of migrants and refugees in public life. From two decades work as the Migrant and Refugee Communities Forum, we...

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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

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre's mission is to educate, inspire and support young LGBT persons.

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Mousetrap Theatre Projects

At Mousetrap Theatre Projects we believe passionately in the power of theatre to transform young lives. We take children and young people who are disadvantaged or have special needs to see London’s top theatre, opening up this magical world to those without access to cultural opportunities.  We...

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MyTime Active

Improving the wellbeing of our customers and their communities through well managed, accessible and good value leisure, golf and health services is at the heart of what we do. We believe everyone has the right to a healthy lifestyle, and we want people to feel the best they can, to ‘feel amazing...

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Neighbourcare St Johns Wood & Maida Vale

We provide befriending and outings for isolated, mainly elderly, people.

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North Paddington Foodbank

We provide emergency packages of food and toiletries to individuals and families in financial difficulty. We have an advice service available to all our clients provided by the Citizen's Advice Bureau.

Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving...

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North Paddington Youth Club

The North Paddington Club is a purpose built club which provides informal educative services to young people between the ages of 8-21. We aim to encourage young people to participate in a safe and friendly enviroment which allows them to explore issues relevent to their situation and needs...

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Nucleus Community Action

We are a community advice centre providing social welfare advice, information, training, and representation to disadvantaged people in Westminster, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. Services are provided by solicitors, specialist staff and volunteer trainee...

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Octavia Foundation

We support people affected by ill health, social isolation, low income or unemployment in central and west London. We help over 2000 people each year by: ◾caring for older people through befriending and social activities ◾supporting children and young people through inspirational projects and...

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One Westminster

One Westminster was formed on 1st April 2014 by the merger of Volunteer Centre Westminster and Voluntary Action Westminster. Its mission is to transform people's lives through volunteering and voluntary sector support. It provides a range of volunteer brokerage, training and front line community...

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Open Age

Open Age was established in 1993 and we’re now celebrating over 20 years of championing an active life for older people.

Open Age creates chances for Londoners over 50 to work, learn, take part and stay healthy in body and mind. Around 150 weekly activities take place from community...

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Outside Edge Theatre Company

Outside Edge aims to change the lives of people affected by addiction through theatre and drama. We are the only theatre company working nationally on theatre and performance focused specifically on tackling addiction and substance misuse. Set up in 1998 by Creative Director Phil Fox, himself an...

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Paddington Arts

Paddington Arts works with children and young people, using the arts to help young people reach their potential and find their place in the world. We have built up experience and expertise in working with young people excluded from mainstream education; those involved in or at risk of getting...

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Paddington Development Trust

 

PDT brings people together and supports citizens to take charge of their own individual and shared futures.  Our Vision is "Communities in Control".  We deliver a range of services across north Westminster and beyond.  These include Community, Maternity and Diabetes Champions, an...

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Paddington Law Centre

We provide free, specialist legal advice, casework and advocacy aimed at improving quality of life and promoting self determination for people living on the margins of society in some of the most deprived wards in West London. Providing a service in the areas of housing, welfare benefits and...

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Paddington Partnership

The Paddington Community Programme was established in 2004. We work closely with charities, community groups, schools and social enterprises in Paddington to develop meaningful and rewarding volunteering opportunities for employee volunteers that bring a genuine benefit to the organisations we...

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Paddington Youth Enterprises - Trees for Xmas

Social Enterprise company Ltd by guarantee with aims to support youth in business enterprise and casual employment opportunities

 

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