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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 exclusion and skills development.

Specifically we offer:

(1) Advice, information, support and advocacy including outreach work enabling women to access services in the area of health, social care, housing and welfare benefits.

(2) Provide support services counselling and mentoring for women who have experienced or affected by domestic violence.

(3) We run befriending service to provide home and hospital visits through an existing pool of committed volunteers for women with terminal or life-threatening illnesses.

Advocacy / Representation, Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance

Works to promote independence, improve wellbeing and reduce isolation by providing companionship, advice and support to older people in Kensington & Chelsea. Services include information and advice, dementia support, health promotion events, befriending, escorting, gardening, practical help, intergenerational projects and many social groups and outings. We also have our own paid-for CQC registered domiciliary homecare service, as well as providing a free basic foot care service. We produce a newsletter three times per year and work collaboratively with other organisations in the borough. We are part of the consortium that developed the New Horizons activity centre in Chelsea.

Community / Social club, Health and Wellbeing, Housing / Homelessness, Information / Advice / Guidance

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 project, Health and psychological support, referral and signposting, family counselling, prayer facilities and spiritual guidance.

Advocacy / Representation, Community / Social club, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Sports / Leisure

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 overall quality of life of our users and to support them to access services that are otherwise inaccessible to them, due to language, cultural religious barriers and ignorance. We aim to make a real difference to thee lives of those we seek to serve, support and assist.

All our services are free, impartial and confidential.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Community / Social club, Education / Training (adults), Environmental Issues, Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum, Sports / Leisure
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Faith Promotion

Empower women from all backgrounds with knowledge, skills and confidence to better themselves & their families, tackle isolation and integrate.
Supplementary School to Build Children's confidence, self-esteem and resilience through additional Maths, English and Sports activities.

Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance

Information and advice for members and non-members of the Angolan community in the best way to meet their needs.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Community / Social club, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Environmental Issues, Health and Wellbeing, Housing / Homelessness,

Anti-Tribalism Movement is registered non-profit organisation which provides a range of services to people affected by the social inequalities of Tribalism. ATM’s vision and track record is based around a cohesive and active society where all people’s opinions are valued regardless of clan, gender, or political belief.

Community / Social club, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum

The Armenian Institute is dedicated to making Armenian culture and history a living experience, through innovative programmes, educational resources, workshops, academic events, exhibits and performances. Particular attention is paid to contemporary diasporan life and the development of links with Armenian and other communities. An objective of the Institute is to maintain a library, housing books, multimedia resources and archival material.

Arts / Culture, Education / Training (adults)

*Artistic Efficiency* which specialises in creating Exhilarating Event Experiences which incorporate Live Entertainment.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Information / Advice / Guidance