Directory

 

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

If you would like to be included please fill in the annual survey.

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


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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Multiple Sclerosis Society (Westminster and K&C Branch)

MS Society UK West Central London is a self-help group set up for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) who live in Westminster, Kensington, and Chelsea as well as Hammersmith and Fulham. The group exists to provide support and advice, group activities and awareness raising about issues...

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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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N.ableD C.I.C

N.ableD is a social enterprise service dedicated to improving the lives of unpaid carers and those whom they care for. This is done by providing life-changing exercise and nutritional therapy programmes in the home for the cared-for and through 6-week workshops for carers to help improve their...

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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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Odhams Walk Residents Management Ltd - OWRM

Providing excellent local services that respond to the needs and priorities of local residents who are key to the community's survival. Developing community cohesion through social events.

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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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Our Time

Our Time is a registered charity providing support and interventions for children and young people whose parents have a mental illness. We help to increase their resilience and reduce their risk of developing mental health problems later in life. We work in both schools and the community to...

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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 2003. 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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Peer Power

Peer Power is a social justice charity that is rooted in the promotion of empathy Our work supports the most vulnerable children and young people in society; those impacted by adverse childhood experiences, including abuse, trauma, rejection and loss, those most excluded and not heard in society...

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Pimlico Toy Library

We are based on a social housing estate in Churchill Ward, Sth Westminster, where 42% of children under 5 years live in poverty. Qualified toy librarians promote the importance of play to families with children aged 0-11 years by providing a timetable of play and toy-loan sessions, plus school...

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PohWer

NHS Complaints Advocacy is free, independent of the NHS and confidential. We can help you to use the NHS complaints process which covers all NHS funded treatment. As well as NHS hospitals, GPs, ambulance services, district nurses and mental health services you can also use the NHS complaints...

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Pro Touch Soccer Academy

Pro Touch SA is a registered Community Interest Company. It was previously known as Pro Touch Soccer Academy, a Company Limited by Guarantee, which was established back in February 2006. In March 2017, the newly formed Pro Touch SA CIC organisation was re-branded and re-structured as to ensure...

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Protege DNA

Protege works with beneficiaries to help them created tailored learning that is responsive to their complex and divergent learning and skills needs.  We work with refugee services, hospitals, specialist schools, mental health teams, youth offending teams, local authorities and other....  We also...

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Puppet Theatre Barge/ Art of the Puppet

The Puppet Theatre Barge is a unique, fifty-seat marionette theatre on a converted barge in London. The theatre presents puppet shows for children and adults and is moored in Little Venice throughout the year and in Richmond-upon-Thames during the summer. The company produces shows taken from...

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Pursuing Independent Paths

 

PIP is a Westminster based education provider that supports adults with learning disabilities and autism to achieve their potential. We run a broad range of sessions designed to develop independent living skills, teach vital life skills, improve communication, health and wellbeing,...

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QPG Community and Sports Hub

 

QPG Community and Sports Hub officially launched on the 2nd April 2017, after a very successful year of QPG Football, and having formed brilliant partnerships in the world of sport and recreation, it continues to see its numbers expand weekly, working closely with JP Fitness Club, Nova...

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Relate London North West and Hertfordshire

Relate London North West and Hertfordshire's vision is a future in which healthy relationships are actively promoted as the basis of a thriving society in the communities that we exist to serve. Our Relate is to make expert information and support for healthy relationships available to everyone...

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Resonate Arts (Westminster Arts)

Resonate Arts is Westminster Arts’ pioneering programme of innovative arts based activities and experiences for people living with dementia in the boroughs of Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and ​Hammersmith & Fulham. ​ ​We believe engagement in the arts and creativity has enduring...

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ScotsCare

There are 340,000 first and second generation Scots in London. And when people fall on hard times, ScotsCare is there to provide support. In fact, we’ve been helping Scots in London with advice, support and financial assistance for over 400 years. And we’re very proud of our history. Today, we...

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Sickle Plus

Sickle Plus are a group of Artistic song Writers,Dancers,Teachers and Media Events Management. Raising Multicultural Sickle Cell Awareness. Sickle Plus is a non profit organisation and one of the Sickle Cell Societies U.K support groups.

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Single Homeless Project (Westminster Mental Health Floating Support)

At SHP Westminster Floating Support, we offer residents of the borough personalised, short-term support to help maintain their well-being within their own home. Our service is responsive, friendly and flexible - and provides both individual and group support for people who have a range of needs...

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Solace Women’s Aid

We’re Solace. For more than 40 years we’ve supported women and children in London to build safe and strong lives....

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Somerset House Trust

Somerset House is a new kind of arts centre in the heart of London, designed for today’s audiences and creatives. Offering a diverse and dynamic public programme of contemporary arts and culture, we are also a home to a large community of creative businesses, artists and makers, including...

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Sport for Confidence

Londoners who find it difficult to access mainstream physical activity and sporting sessions can now enjoy a variety of sports at the Moberly Sports Centre, thanks to the arrival of the award-winning Sport For Confidence programme, supported and funded by Westminster City Council and leisure...

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St Andrew's Club

It can be tough for a young person growing up in South Westminster. Around 700 members depend on St Andrew's Club each year in our ‘neutral’ environment, that isn’t part of any one housing estate. We help give local young people, many of them on tight family budgets, the chance to thrive and...

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St Giles-in-the-Fields and William Shelton Educational Charity

We give grants to organisations who are improving the educational opportunities of children and young people from birth to age 25 who live (or attend school) in south Westminster and small part of Camden.

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St John's Smith Square

St John’s Smith Square champions the performance of baroque and early music, whilst providing opportunities for national and local artists performing classical or contemporary music to build their profile and perform at this magnificent hall. St John’s Smith Square also offers a compelling and...

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St Martin in the Fields

The St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity helps homeless and vulnerably housed people. We are best known for our annual BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal with St Martin-in-the-Fields. The money we raise directly supports people through The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields and across the UK through the...

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St Paul's Community Centre

St Paul's is both a Christian community and a centre for community organisations, serving the people of North Marylebone.

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St. John's Wood Adventure Playground

Out of school play activities for children aged 5 - 12

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St. Vincent's Family Project

St. Vincent's Family Project aims to support young families and children especially where there are difficulties. We aim to be sensitive to the needs of children and also provide resources for parents to build resilient families. It works primarily amongst vulnerable families who are...

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Streetwise Opera

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning national charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives. Working with people who are or have been homeless, we run workshop programmes across England, stage critically-acclaimed operas.

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Stretch

We facilitate confidence and life skills through the creative arts, access to culture and new technology. Stretch delivers a variety of innovative and bespoke projects, enhancing the rehabilitation and education of marginalised communities. We strongly believe in the benefits of cultural...

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Sudanese Supplementary School

A supplementary school, working with children aged 4-16+ years of age.

The school offers high-quality community language (Arabic as mother tongue) teaching. Emphasis on the National Curriculum by providing lessons in English, Maths and General Science.

We also     • Engage with...

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Sudanese Women's Union

The charity’s object (“the objects”) Everyone is equally entitled to all rights and freedoms without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status. 1. Sex Discrimination:  It is...

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Sudanese Youth Club

The Sudanese Youth Club is for British-Sudanese young people and is deemed to be extremely vital to the process of including young Sudanese people (2nd Generation) into the community, the enhancement of their leadership skills and their positive contribution to the overall wellbeing of the...

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Support and Advice on Sexual Health Services (SASH)

Providing a service that puts Tri Borough residents at the center of improving their sexual and reproductive health by providing:  1) 1:1 and group psycho-social support 2) Community engagement 3) Service user forums 4) Complementary therapies 5) Structured counselling 6) Peer mentoring and...

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Supportmatch Homeshare Service

Supportmatch Homeshare Service is a fresh new way to provide community support, matching people who can give support with those who need it. By offering your spare room to a homesharer you will receive in exchange support and practical help around the house. If you wish to know more please do...

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