KCSC Directory

Local Organisation Directory

CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, exists to prevent male suicide. In 2012 suicide became the single leading cause of death of men aged 20–49 in the UK (ONS, NISRA, NRS). CALM is a charity for depressed or suicidal men, offering a helpline and a Webchat service (which runs 5pm –Midnight everyday) targeted at men in RBKC, H&F and Westminster. Helpine: 0800 585858, Webchat:www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/. Free, confidential and anonymous service.

Counselling / Mentoring, Information / Advice / Guidance

We make grants to assist with the costs of education, training, volunteering and sustaining employment (e.g. travel, clothing, childcare), as well as essential household goods and services that low-income individuals and families would find difficult to afford as they are endeavoring to improve their financial circumstances.

Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Housing / Homelessness, Infrastructure Support, Transport

The London Sports Trust delivers a range of programmes with the goal of helping young Londoners through sport using a tailored mentoring programme. We provide training and lifeskills that improve confidence and knowledge that increase the chance of employment.

Community / Social club, Education / Play (children / young people), Health and Wellbeing, Sports / Leisure

Capoeira Canal runs one-to-one and small group sessions for children and adults on a case to case basis with a view to increasing service as time goes on.

Arts / Culture, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Health and Wellbeing, Sports / Leisure

Carers Network exists to reach and empower every unpaid carer in the City of Westminster, the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. We do this by helping carers lead healthy fulfilling lives, with a range of practical, personal and financial support, suited to their needs.

Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum, Personal development, Support group

Provides free information, advice and support to people who look after a friend or family member who could not manage without their help. Advice provided on range of areas such as benefits, the support available from different agencies– and how to access them, other local services that can support carers and help with how to get support for the person they are looking after (including community care).

Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum

Carnival Village Trust is London’s development agency for Carnival Arts. We host strategic arts venues and work with carnival arts organisations as well as facilitating arts workshops and small projects.

Advocacy / Representation, Arts / Culture, Community / Social club, Education / Play (children / young people), Education / Training (adults), Information / Advice / Guidance, Sports / Leisure

Community accountancy project that provides financial advice and training to small charities and voluntary groups.
Services include one-to-one casework, training courses and publications, all of which are geared towards providing people with the basic financial skills needed to run successful organisations.
CASH also undertakes bookkeeping, pay roll, Independent Examinations and production of management accounts for small and medium organisations.

Infrastructure Support

Our mission is to bring hope and change to children and families living in poverty, as well as those experiencing emotional and psychological distress. We seek to address material, relational and spiritual poverty. Through our services, including counselling, we help children overcome disadvantage, achieve their full potential and have better chances in life.

Advocacy / Representation, Counselling / Mentoring, Education / Play (children / young people), Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Support group

The Khalsa Jatha, British Isles, London was formed in the year 1908, to promote religious and social activities among the Sikhs who had settled in the UK. Enhancing Education including Punjabi Language, helping elderly and children. Promoting Sikhism, serving vegetarian food all day every day to any person visits there.

Community / Social club, Education / Play (children / young people), Faith Promotion, Health and Wellbeing, Information / Advice / Guidance, Network / Forum