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 


TARA - Tenants and Residents Association Lisson Green

TARA is the Tenants and Residents Association on Lisson Green estate. The aims of the association are to: Promote membership to all people eligible to join the association. Promote equal opportunities within the community. Improve the housing and other services in the area of the association. Be...

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Tell It Parents Network

Tell It Parents Network's key aim is to empower and support social and economically disadvantaged parents based on the belief: it takes a whole community to raise a child. We foster community self-efficacy to enable more secure, fulfilling and prosperous life experiences for local parents and...

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Tempo Time Credits

We work in partnership with local authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health Boards, housing providers, health and social care providers, schools, voluntary organisations and businesses to fund, co-design and deliver each Time Credits programme. Time Credits programmes build connections...

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Thames Reach

Thames Reach works with men and women sleeping on the streets in central London. Offering advice and assistance, we manage temporary and permanent accommodation and have resettlement teams. In Westminster, our outreach workers contact street sleepers; we manage a small hostel and some permanent...

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The Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project is a charity based in London. We work on an individual, group and community level across different London boroughs as well as bringing national issues to the attention of decision-makers.

We’ve been experts in the field for more than 20 years. We began as three...

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The Arts Society Victoria

The Arts Society Victoria is a new branch of charity The Arts Society (formerly NADFAS), launching on 6th of November 2018. We are exclusively a membership organisation, your membership contributes to preserving our artistic heritage through volunteering and grants. The belief that the arts have...

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The Cockpit Theatre

Theatre/Bar/Space Hire/Classes.

The Cockpit is a purpose built 220 seat in the round theatre and studios featuring a very wide range of Theatre, music, classes and courses. We are the busiest independent theatre of our size in London and are owned by City Of Westminster College.

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The Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre, established in 1994, is a non- political and non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote an awareness and appreciation of Hellenic culture for Greeks and non- Greeks alike. Most of the cultural events, lectures, exhibitions, concerts are free to the public.

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The House of St. Barnabas

We support people affected by homeless into lasting work. We run ten-week employment preparation programmes which include personal development training, employability skills and work experience in our social business.

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The Mayfair Community Choir

The Mayfair Community Choir is a community organization that believes singing together can bring people together. We meet on Tuesday evenings in school term-time at 6.30pm until 8.00pm, usually in the community rooms of the Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, W1K 2PA. The choir is free of...

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The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation

For the public benefit, the assistance of young people in need in the United Kingdom who are from diverse backgrounds (including race, gender, disability, LGBTQ etc.) by assisting them with help to succeed in their educational studies and career while closing the diversity gap within the UK...

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The Passage

 

Our aim is to provide homeless people with support to transform their own lives. The Passage runs London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people: each day we help up to 200 men and women. Our eight-strong team of Outreach Workers makes contact, often late...

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The Philological Foundation

The Philological Foundation is an educational charity that gives grants and funding to individuals and schools within the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Camden. Details of the funding available are given on the website - www.philological....

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The Phoenix Garden

The garden is one of the few green spaces in the area and not only provides people with peaceful retreat from the city, but also essential habitat for urban wildlife. We garden using environmentally friendly and sustainable practices - recycling all our green waste onsite, growing the 'right'...

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The Pimlico Foundation

Outbreak has been established as part of the Pimlico Foundation, a Christian charity which strives to create positive futures for young people living in Pimlico, central London. Outbreak connects, empowers and brings hope to young people offering mentoring, schools work, detached youth work,...

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The Scout Association - 4th City of Westminster Scout Group

Are you looking for adventure, outdoor excitement, challenges, and new experiences? If so, the Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts of the 4th are for you. Open to girls and boys, all are welcome. Beavers and Cubs meet at St Peter's School Lower Belgrave Street, and the Scouts meet at Westminster Cathedral...

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The Screen Community

The Screen Community engages with diverse and hard to reach young people and provides skills training in Film, Television and Games Design with routes to further education and employment.

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The Thorney Island Society

The Thorney Island Society is a voluntary amenity and civic society which came into being in 1985. It is concerned with the heritage and welfare of the physical environment of a widening area, sometimes referred to as the 'Westminster Village'. It organises visits and social events, reviews...

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Third Age Counselling

We are a team of highly qualified community counsellors serving local communities aged 50+ depending entirely on donations to fund our services - soon to branch into inter-generational projects.

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Third Sector Media

Third Sector Media is dedicated to using film and digital media for social change. We deliver our own projects as well as providing film production services to charities and third sector organisations. Our main objectives are: - Use film to raise awareness of diverse social issues. - Give a...

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Union Dance

Union Dance is in residence with art director and associates at the Abbey Centre, Westminster: Artists gravitate to UD as a central London place/space with a creative force of freelance dancers, media, with national and international interns/volunteers working together, devising movement and...

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ValueYou

ValueYou is a volunteer recognition scheme which provides free discount cards and gift vouchers to people who have dedicated 100 hours or more volunteering for a charity, hospital or the council.We work with independent businesses who offer the discounts.

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Victim Support -CYP Service

What is the Children and Young People’s Service? We work with any child or young person who has been affected by crime. (The crime does not have to have been reported to the police). We are part of Victim Support (VS), the national charity for victims and witnesses of crime. We are an...

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Vincentian Care Plus

Vincentian Care Plus is a small non profit making Home Care Agency providing sensitive home care at an affordable price. We keep the individual at the heart of all we do and we work hard to provide a good responsive service. We work closely with families, carers and other to support people with...

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WAIT UK

WAIT UK is a registered charity that promotes awareness of HIV/AIDS and other STIs, particularly to teenagers. In addition, it explains that abstinence before marriage/life-time partnerships is the best way to prevent catching these diseases! WAIT UK uses the Performing Arts to both promote its...

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Walterton and Elgin Community Homes (WECH)

WECH is a resident controlled housing association which operates in the Harrow Road ward. we also provide a range of community services and activities such as debt and advice sessions, youth clubs, older peoples activities, employment workshops and we host the North Paddington Foodbank.

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West End Community Trust

Providing a full programme of events for the community focusing on more isolated and elderly residents. This includes a weekly Mobile Phone Advice Workshop which is a drop in session. We seek to promote community cohesion, connecting and empowering the West End Community.

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West London Buddhist Centre

Runs courses and classes in meditation, mindfulness, and Buddhism. Organises weekend retreats. Celebrates Buddhist festivals. Focus for Westminster people interested in Buddhism Yoga and other bodywork classes. Space for hire, including a therapy room.

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West London Mission of the Methodist Church

We seek the transform the lives of people affected by homelessness, offending, addictions and personal difficulties and help them to live more fulfilling lives.

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Westbourne Park Family Centre

Our aim is to support and strengthen local families in Westbourne and Bayswater. We work with families with children aged 0-18 providing parenting advice, 4 early years stay and play sessions, children's clubs and youth projects weekly. We are based at the new Westbourne Park Baptist Church...

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Westminster Adult Education Services

WAES is Westminster's adult college based in the heart of London. Our vision is to engage, challenge and inspire individuals, communities and employers through learning and training. As Westminster's only specialist adult education provider you can expect to study with like minded people in a...

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Westminster Befriend a Family

Westminster Befriend a Family provides support, both practical and emotional, to isolated families in the Borough. We offer befriending services, matching volunteers with families to help families through difficult times and prevent a slide into crisis. We offer mentoring for young people aged...

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Westminster Boating Base

Westminster Boating Base is an independent, young persons charity teaching dinghy sailing, powerboating, kayaking and canoeing in central London to young people and also adults. A British Canoeing and Royal Yachting Association accredited training centre.

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Westminster Citizens Advice Bureau Service

Westminster Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) was one of the very first bureau services founded in 1939. From its origins as an emergency service during the Second World War, Westminster CAB evolved as a frontline agency providing essential advice and information services to those living and working...

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Westminster Foodbank

The Foodbank is based at Westminster Chapel and provides three days’-worth of nutritionally balanced (non-perishable) food to residents in the Borough of Westminster experiencing financial crisis, through a voucher scheme. It is part of a nationwide network of Foodbanks overseen and supported by...

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Westminster Housing Co-operative Ltd

Westminster Housing Co-op (WHC) is a housing co-operative with 26 years experience working throughout the Greater London area.

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Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall, one of the world’s great concert halls, specialises in chamber and instrumental music, early music, and song. Having recently celebrated its 115th Birthday, Wigmore Hall is livelier than ever, offering music-making of outstanding quality and an array of activities in the broader...

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Woman's Trust

Provision of free 1:1 counselling services, support groups and self-development workshops for women who have been experiencing domestic violence. We currently provide services in Westminister, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham as well as in East London (Barking & Dagenham,...

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Women's Association for African Networking and Development ( WAND UK)

WAND is a women's charity that adresses the problems facing women in isolated and excluded communities including Black Asian Minority Ethnic Refugee (BAMER), migrants,unemployed, and lone parents. We connect our women and their families to the wider community incuding mainstream health care...

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You Press

You Press is an award-winning social enterprise based in London. Our projects involve empowering young people (between 16-25 years old) and underrepresented communities to find their voice and be heard. This involves challenging stereotypes and stigmas about young people and communities through...

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Young Westminster Foundation

We are an exciting cross-sector partnership, creating a community of member and partner organisations. Together we are shaping opportunities and creating the best services for children and young people in Westminster. Our role is to act as a voice of the children and young people’s sector for...

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Zacchaeus 2000 Trust

The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K) is an anti-poverty charity focusing on social security, housing and homelessness. We combine outreach, advice, and casework, with additional support services to help Londoners on low income and/or at risk of homelessness to address multiple issues. Our vision is a...

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Zodiac Arts

Zodiac Arts provides workshops for sports and recreation for children, young people, adults with special needs and mainstream for all ages.

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