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  • To fill the family service and activity provisions' gaps between existing statutory agencies and the need of African French speaking families, who have multiple unmet needs and lives in the LBKC.
  • Health charity that advances the health and well being of the UK's African population.
  • We offer free, confidential advice and guidance irrespective of age, political opinion, religious or ethnic affiliation or gender or sexual orientation.
  • African Women Care (AWC) was established in July 1998 primarily as a self help group to deal with issues affecting women and children from the Black African Community living in the UK. Our work addresses issues of poverty, disadvantage, women’s disempowerment, unemployment, health, social excl...
  • We provide a range of cultural, educational, training and spiritual activities as well as facilities for the community this includes: A homework club and study centre, Arabic and Quran schools, youth activities, parental empowerment programmes, community cohesion initiatives, elderly well being pro...
  • Our aim is to provide information, referral advice, advocacy and assistance to enable better access to mainstream services. We organise health and welfare promotion activities through the use of information and awareness sessions, focus groups and outreach work. All projects work to improve the over...
  • Information and advice for members and non-members of the Angolan community in the best way to meet their needs.
  • *Artistic Efficiency* which specialises in creating Exhilarating Event Experiences which incorporate Live Entertainment.
  • Cultural, education and welfare services for the Bangladeshi community
  • The Baraka Community Association is set up Primarily to advance the welfare of asylum-seeker and refugee immigrant communities, mainly of Somalian origin but also including other vulnerable recently arrived/settled ethnic minority communities in London, concentrating particularly on those who live...
  • Information, Advice and support to refugee and minority ethnic families and communities. Working with statutory and non-statutory agencies Workshops and individual sessions Health, Education,Training, citizenship and practical support for families Policy and surveys
  • Our mission is to address the issues that prevent children from reaching their full physical, emotional and educational potential and which affect the well-being and stability of the family. Our work is to provide community based social work services, counselling, play therapy, psychotherapeutic an...
  • The aim of the charity is to provide information, support and advice to the ethnic Chinese in the UK who are disadvantaged by either poverty, linguistic and cultural barriers or being in a disadvantaged situation.
  • The Dalgarno Trust is a dynamic young charity that works in partnership with the local communities, statutory, private sector and voluntary organisations to `build better futures ……..together`. Our aims are: 1. To enable people from diverse backgrounds to change their lives, fulfil their poten...
  • The area of the Society’s interest, defined by the Society as the neighbourhood of Earl’s Court, based on the original Earl’s Manorial Lands, is from Kensington High Street in the north to Fulham Road in the south and from the West London Railway Line in the west to cover Courtfield, Ashburn a...
  • Family Friends provides befriending and mentoring services to disadvantaged families, through a network of trained volunteers. We help families living in deprived areas of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. Through respect, encouragement and sup...
  • The French African Welfare Association (FAWA) was set up to relieve poverty and ill health, and to promote the social status of people of African origin, in particular migrants, refugees and asylum seekers from French speaking African countires.In order to achieve the above aims and objectives, FAWA...
  • Tour Guides ,information, advice, Genealogy, Gardening, Research, Lectures, concerts, open days, Lobbying Restoration and Supporting the management of the cemetery
  • Full of Life is a charity that supports and provides services to parent carers and their disabled children/adults. We give free practical independent advice to parent carers through our direct services. This consists of bi-monthly parent forums, advocacy for children and adult services and a ...
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans support and advice re hate crime, domestic abuse and sexual violence
  • Girlguiding UK is the United Kingdom’s largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women.
  • As London’s largest emergency winter night shelter, Glass Door (formerly WLCHC) provides a safe, warm place to sleep for up to 100 men and women a night in partnership with churches across Hammersmith, Fulham, Kensington, Chelsea, Barnes and Putney. Homeless guests also access advice, food, shower...
  • The Golborne Forum brings together people living and/or working in Golborne to have a voice in and contribute to the regeneration of our vibrant community.
  • We are a constituted small charity, faith based well being organisation, passionate about sharing information and experiences relative to Islamic medicine, nutrition and the environment.
  • Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Carers Association can help you to cope with the realisation that someone you know has a mental illness, seek appropriate help, discover your rights under the Mental Health Act and educate yourself about mental illness and how to cope. We operate a dedicated Care...
  • Our vision is that of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively and with respect.
  • Kensington & Chelsea Social Council works to support locally focused voluntary and community organisations serving local residents. We aim to develop a strong local sector voice to influence decision makers and encourage sector campaigning and lobbying to improve the quality of life of residents ...
  • The aim of the Scheme is to improve the quality of life for socially isolated adults with long term mental health problems. This is done by linking them with a trained volunteer who will offer a break in isolation, as well as some emotional support.
  • Midaye is a charitable organisation established to address the needs of the BME community. Midaye Stands for Unification.
  • provide a safe environment for Moroccan people in the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and others to meet for mutual support.
  • We support vulnerable women during pregnancy, birth and post natal period.
  • North Kensington Law Centre provides a free and independent specialist legal service to the community and promotes access to legal rights and equality of opportunity.
  • We provide access to generalist advice in social welfare civil litigation, community care, consumer , family and specialist advice to representation level in the in benefits, debt and housing plus,and employment. We have a pro bono service which involves experienced solicitors volunteering the...
  • To reduce late presentation of long term conditions by encouraging screening and early testing amongst the Southern African communities and sign posting them to appropriate services We achieve these aims by: Running education and skills workshop and training sessions. Using outreach interven...
  • Support all people affected by Parkinson's Disease
  • POhWER provides advocacy support to society’s most vulnerable individuals, enabling them to get their voices heard and have choice and control about the services they access.
  • To help children to succeed, create the childcare that families need, build learning communities.
  • Rain Trust is a voluntary organisation that offers assistance and support to those suffering long-term conditions, including those living with, affected by and at risk from HIV.
  • River House provides therapeutic, practical, nutritional and clinical support for men, women and children who live with HIV.
  • Represent tenants and leaseholders of Silchester Estate.
  • St Mary Abbots Rehabilitation and Training (SMART) supports people affected by mental illness on their path to recovery. Through meaningful activity and training they aim to rebuild lives, giving people purpose, confidence and skills.
  • Our Aims and Activities: Somali Management development Centre was established in 2006 to work with the broader communities in Westminster and adjacent area in London with particular focus on the Somali Community. Most of the members of the Somali community were new to the United Kingdom and new ar...
  • Staying First (formerly Staying Put Services) are a charity and exist to provide quality and accessible services in order to ensure a better quality of life for clients living in West London and beyond who are in housing and health related need. Our services include Housing advice, Small repairs...
  • Our aim is to make life better for people living with HIV. Our focus is on supporting those people with the most needs - whether that's due to poverty, ill-health, isolation or old age.
  • 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 Westminst...
  • Independent charitable trust funder of work which tackles poverty and inequality in London.
  • 1. The promotion of social inclusion for the public benefit among people from the Somali community and other black and minority ethnic groups (BME) living in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster who are socially excluded on the grounds of their ethnic or...
  • WERA was set up by the residents of the estate to represent the views and interests of all residents when dealing with the Council, its agents and their contractors, and ensure that residents are regularly and properly consulted on what is happening on the estate.
  • WSPM Agape Community Project has over 18 years experience, delivering services at grass-roots level to vulnerable and disadvantaged community groups in Greater London. The services and activities being provided or delivered through the Project include, the BME Health Forum (Good Practices Access f...