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To provide a forum for socially isolated and /or disabled elderly refugees whose first language is Farsi in order to provide them with;
• programmes which will address health and social care inequalities promoting a better self-care and self-responsibility
• Fostering a more positive self-image.
• To encouraging the elders to be in touch with one another.
• To liaise working with health and social care agencies to provide a programme of enablement.
• To supporting the users to maintain an independent life.
• To identify social and health care needs and share the information with the users.
We have provided a therapeutic space and non-threatening environment for elders to meet and exchange ideas and where they can continue to build their knowledge of local resources.
Trusting relationships are gradually built up with statutory and non-statutory services. This is making a contributions to the way in which elders are enabled to build their networks, reduce fear and a sense of isolation.

Community / Social club, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Other

We connect businesses that have surplus food to local charities and voluntary organisations that need it. This prevents good food from going to landfill and helps people who are living in food poverty.

Environmental Issues, Health and Wellbeing

to provide play opportunities for all children especially those from vulnerable backgrounds including children and young people with complex needs

Education / Play (children / young people)

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.

Advocacy / Representation, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance

PBC is a leading quality and nationally recognised provider of professional Enterprise Support Services. Having been established for over 25 years. We have provided support and assistance to many hundreds of businesses in our local community and across London.
Yet there is still so much more to do.
We are an independent non-profit making, market driven organisation and consistently aim to be a leading provider of world class training, counselling and consultancy services. We achieve this through listening and responding to the needs of our customers.
We exist to help you to start up grow and expand your businesses, to support you in realising your full potential through the provision of affordable, high quality, independent and confidential support delivered by an innovative and professional team.
We offer and deliver; One to one advice; Courses; Short courses; Seminars; Workshops; Business Consultancy; Networking opportunities.
We provide advice on business loans and grants for London based businesses.
We have helped start a number of now high profile businesses including Innocent, Bighams Ltd, Karen Karem, The Pure Package and Unpackaged. We also specialise in the Creative Sector and run the highly regarded Fashion Masterclasses with Lecturer David Jones, past participants include Preen, Karen Millen, Eley Kishmoto and Matthew Williamson.
We are an active sustainable social enterprise; that means we put back into our community. We unswervingly feel that by supporting enterprise, we nurture the very essence of the communities we serve.
We encourage you set up your business with similar ambitions.
Many of our services are without charge or heavily subsidised, please contact us direct or visit our website www.pbc.co.uk for more information

Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance

Portobello Café Society is primarily a networking/lobbying group which exists to support local independent businesses within North Kensington - especially, but not only, cafés, coffee bars, pubs and restaurants. We work to foster links between them as well as with the local community and local government. In addition we support community events (such as Small Business Saturday and International Record Store Day), and campaigns to protect and preserve local community assets.

Arts / Culture, Campaigning, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum

Based in North Kensington's diverse Notting Hill, the Portobello Dance School offers children from 3yrs to young adults training in Ballet, Jazz, Street, Tap and Contemporary styles.

Arts / Culture

To help children to succeed, create the childcare that families need, build learning communities.

Advocacy / Representation, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Infrastructure Support

Pro Art is a non-profit organisation with an aim to develop and improve education generally, especially to advance the opportunities for informal and non-formal activities and training. The scope of activities is wide and based on multidisciplinary approach to learning subjects, such as culture, heritage, art, social and managing topics, science, environment among many others. Pro Art organises lectures, exhibitions, cultural events, seminars and conferences which promote different people and communities and inspire the participants to assume further learning. Pro Art is regularly participating in LLP European projects and as an expert in the field of multidisciplinary education is invited to talk at international and national conferences. We have regular group of participant, 106 members of the Pro Art Club, who enjoy being proactive and contribute to our activities, and who also travel abroad and meet our European partners, expanding network of partners, stakeholders and participants. The members are people of all age, gender, faith and social, educational and economic background, involved in planning and implementing Pro Art programme, evaluating and disseminating the results of the projects. The activities that we carry out regularly are visits to informal learning places (museums, galleries, libraries, theatres, concert halls, heritage and gardens), art and educational workshops, music events, exhibitions, lectures and literary promotions delivered by professionals in the fields in order to achieve a high quality cultural programme and an excellent standard of the events.

Arts / Culture, Community / Social club, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Environmental Issues, Health and Wellbeing, Network / Forum, Sports / Leisure

Education and training for disadvantaged people leading to employment. Education includes supplementary school, structured educational internet activities. Advocacy, and advice. Computer courses from basic to advanced skills.

Advocacy / Representation, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance