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Online Directory

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

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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of and governed by, people who have both a sight and hearing loss. We champion the rights and interests of all people who have a combined sight and hearing loss and deliver quality services to give these individuals autonomy and control over their lives…

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…

Depaul UK

To prevent and reduce homelessness.

Diversity Role Models

Diversity Role Models actively seeks to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation. Our vision is a world where everyone embraces diversity and can thrive. This will help create a world where future generations embrace, accept and support difference. Our mission is to create an education…

Doorstep Library

In the UK, how well you read has a direct bearing on how well you do in life. For various reasons, children from the poorest families are less likely to have books, less likely to read with their parents and less likely to read for pleasure. Not only are they more likely to fall behind in their…

Dragon Eggs Digital CIC

Dragon Eggs Digital CIC trains and ‘hatches’ new digital talent. The Westminster-based social enterprise is founded to empower young people, youth leaders and marginalised community members with digital skills to help them transition towards a better digital future.

Dream Arts

DreamArts transforms young lives through arts and therapy, working across Westminster with children and young people aged 7-25.

DS Football Academy CIC

The DSFA is a local community initiative designed to engage meaningfully with disadvantaged youths through a variety of peer group football coaching courses and Mentoring.  

Dutch Pot Lunch and Social Club

'Talking the older person out of isolation' We are an organisation which caters for African and Carribean Elderly People. We provide a lunch and social club. The Club also provides take away meals and deliveries of hot meals of those may find difficulty to provide a meal for themselves.We…

Duval Court Tenants Association

Small tenants association recognised by Peabody representing the interests of all tenants and residents with Peabody, City of Westminster, and other local, London and national organisations.

EC Provision

ECPROVISION assists disadvantaged people across London access services to improve their education, employment and self-employment, health and sense of wellbeing. We provide, signposting, referrals, Personal Development Skills Training, self-help and focus group activities, including arts, making…

Egyptian Lotus Association

Egyptian Lotus Association is a branch of the General Union of Egyptians abroad which is based in Egypt. The soul purpose of this organisation is to create events to bring the Egyptian community abroad together and to offer advice about services Egyptians interact with as well as seeking out…

Eritrean Cultural Support Group

Eritrean Cultural Support Group supports Eritreans in the UK to know about their culture and offer opportunities to get together and exchange information, experience and support elders. Main activities: networking, get together and celebrate events and help each other socially.

Eritrean Lowlanders League

The main purpose to provide advice and guidance to refugees and asylum seekers from the horn of Africa. Act as signpost to education health and training and employment plus the social service available to them according to their address.  

ETAT Encouragement through the arts and talking

Encouragement Through The Arts and Talking (ETAT) is to help improve the lives of isolated and lonely people of all ages and encourage them to take part in art and activities the help health and wellbeing.

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, political…

Family Friends

Family Friends is a registered charity set up in 1993 to support disadvantaged families. Through a network of trained volunteers, we provide befriending and mentoring services. We help families living in Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and South East Brent.

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 to…

Fisherton Playgroup

We are a small community playgroup in the borough of Westminster. We provide inclusive early years childcare for up to 10 children at any one time, aged 2-5 years, 15 hours per week term time (Monday - Friday, 9 am-12 pm). All of our current children are in receipt of government funding and from…

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,…

Fitzrovia Community Centre

Located in the heart of the West End, Fitzrovia Centre is a community hub which offers a range services and activities for the people who live, work and play in the local area. We provide programmes for children and families primarily, as well as for adults and older residents, which centre around…

Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association

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

Flat Justice Community Interest Company

Flat Justice Community Interest Company specialises in advice and advocacy for private tenants who make Rent Repayment Order (RRO) applications under the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HaPA). This relatively new legislation is a powerful way for tenants to obtain redress in disputes covering…

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.

Free to be Kids

Free To Be supports particularly vulnerable children to begin to change their stories about who they are, and who they can be. We help children who have often grown up with significant adversity or hardship to more often feel proud of themselves and to experience feeling brave, adventurous,…

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: peace and beauty; historic layout, buildings, monuments and facilities; trees, plant…

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,…

Girlguiding 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,…

Grace Eyre Foundation

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Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene's

Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene's is a new venue for community, arts, and culture-based at St Mary Magdalene's, run by Paddington Development Trust. Over the past 24 months, the church has been lovely restored, and we have a beautiful new building designed by the award-winning team at…

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, emotional and…

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 for…

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.

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 background. Over…

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.

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…

I Can Be

I Can Be is a registered charity (Number 1188905) that aims to break down barriers to opportunity and open up doors through the world of work. We bring 7- and 8-year-old girls into the world of work so they can learn about a wide variety of jobs by meeting inspiring women professionals. Targeting…

ICYE UK

ICYEUK is an ethical volunteering charity which believes in a world where the sharing of cultures and ideas is embraced, celebrated and lived. We work in partnership with an international network of locally managed ICYE organisations and partners to provide supported international volunteer…

Imperial Health Charity

Imperial Health Charity helps the five Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals do more through grants, arts, volunteering, and fundraising. We fund major redevelopments, clinical research, and medical equipment as well as helping patients and their families at times of extreme financial…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Jesus Centre Trust

To support those who find themselves homeless and need support in navigating their way on to 'The housing pathway'. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm we offer showers and food. We offer support with benefits applications, housing applications and signposting to other agencies for support with immigration,…

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.  

Kidscape

Our vision is for all children to grow up in a world free from bullying and harm, with adults who keep them safe and help them to reach their full potential. Our mission is to provide children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and…

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…

Kosovar Albanian Youth Against Violence

KAYAV provides integration, through education and training for young people and their families from Kosovar Albanian heritage and living in London. KAYAV came together in 2011 and was reactivated in July 2018. Initially, KAYAV started as a "Stop all Violence" campaign run by the local…