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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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17-24-30 National Hate Crime Awareness Week

We organise the annual April Acts of Remembrance to mark the anniversaries of the London Nail Bomb attacks on Brixton (17th April), Brick Lane (24th April), and Soho (30th April). We coordinate National Hate Crime Awareness Week in October between the 2nd to 3rd Saturday. And we run an annual H.O.P…

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 with…

291 Westminster and Chelsea Squadron RAF Air Cadets

Provide an exciting hobby for 12 to 18 year old young people in the South Westminster area with an emphasis on Aviation, sport and good Citizenship.

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…

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 local…

Abdul Mageed Educational Trust

The Charity’s main objectives as listed in the constitution are: (1) to advance education in African and Arab communities in the UK and in Sudan; including by running or facilitating educational workshops and by making grants to educational establishments to support economically disadvantaged…

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 local…

Actingworks

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

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…

Advoccare

Advoccare is a not-for-profit advocacy organisation that provides free advice, information and help to the elderly in general and particular those English language is not their first language. We provide free and impartial advice on the issues that matter such as: • Care and support •…

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 education, acquire skills and knowledge and access mainstream…

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,…

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. Outreach…

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 hardship,…

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…

Al-hasaniya - Moroccan Women's Centre

Al-Hasaniya serves the needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in London – primarily Kensington and Chelsea residents, but with some pan-London projects – providing support for health, welfare, education and cultural activities. With over 30 years of experience,…

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 place e.g…

Bards on Boats

We develop educational programs to leverage the cultural heritage potential of London’s canals

Basch Helps CIC

Basch Helps CIC is a frontline community service provider that provides the earliest possible intervention to individuals and low income families. We encourage lone parents/families who have a newborn no older than 12 months of age to apply for our free AngelBox, an emergency relief package with…

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 where…

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.

Blue Cross Animals' Hospital

Animal hospital located in Victoria. Provide veterinary care for those who cannot afford private fees.

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…

Bookmark Reading Charity

7.1 million adults in England struggle to read and face challenges like these every day – at home, on the move, in the workplace, and with their friends and families. England has one of the lowest literacy rates in the developed world. We want to stop this trend. We want every child to read.

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 end…

Breathe Easy Westminster

Breathe Easy Westminster is a British Lung Foundation (BLF) support Group, whose primary aim is to provide support and information for people living with a lung condition and those who look after them. We ensure that our activities are aligned with this aim and all those of the BLF (which has now…

CARD-HR

We provide free legal services to communities across London and are particularly interested in human rights issues such as school exclusions.

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 homeless…

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 own due to…

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…

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.

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 2007…

Central London Samaritans

The objective of Samaritans is that fewer people die each year by suicide. We accomplish this by providing emotional support to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and encouraging them to explore their feelings and thereby lessen their burdens and pressures.

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…

Change Communication

We provide speech and language therapy to adults affected by homelessness and other forms of injustice. We receive funding from charitable trusts, local government and voluntary organisations to help us do this. We can only provide help where we are funded to do so.

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…

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.

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…

Church Army - Marylebone Project

Provider of supported accommodation, rough sleeper drop-in, social enterprises and holistic, transformational empowerment opportunities for homeless women in Westminster.

Church Street Library

To connect with the local communities and to provide a library service with activities relevant to their respective communities.  

Citizens Advice Westminster

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 in…

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…

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.

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…

Community Champions Programme, Public Health, WCC

The Champions Programme uses a collaborative and asset-based model and is primarily delivered through the recruitment, training and capacity development of local residents and communities in areas that have poorer health outcomes and greatest need, in order to achieve the following objectives: …

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…

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…

Continental Landscapes Ltd

Continental Landscapes Ltd are the Westminster Parks Department grounds maintenance contractor and manage the volunteers in the parks and gardens.

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity supporting people with sight and hearing loss to live the lives they want. We help people to live with deafblindness by making connections, building their confidence and independence. Living with combined sight and hearing loss can be frightening. Our team of…

DeafHope

DeafHope is the UK's only sign-language based service to help deaf people who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. Deaf women are twice at risk of domestic abuse than hearing women. When sign language is the main way you communicate it can be very hard to get help. We offer a…