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We are a non-profit making Organisation providing access to high quality art& environmental projects for people living in North-west Kensington.
Our artists are qualified, experienced in teaching and police checked.
All our activities are underpinned by equal opportunities and respect for the individual.
Corner Nine provides a safe place where people in small groups can concentrate on developing the creative aspect of their abilities
Kensington and Chelsea Cruse Bereavement Care offers a free support service to anybody living or working in the boroughs of Kensington & Chelsea or Hammersmith & Fulham whose normal life has been severely disrupted by the loss of someone they love.
Developing Diversity in Culture, Arts, Heritage
Dadihiye Somali Development Organisation is a registered Charity (1041387) and Company limited by guarantee (8192593) that has been operating since in 1994 in UK. The main aim of the organisation is to cater for disadvantaged, low income and socially isolated people from emerging new communities in particular women who have language and cultural barriers & a lack of understanding of UK systems, preventing them access to mainstream services to help with issues such as poverty, unemployment, underachievement of children in schools & housing amongst others. We work with the Somali (our largest client group), and other BME communities seeking support. Dadihiye has over 20 years experience of providing services to the local Somali and BME communities including:-
• Professional information, advice and casework service on welfare benefits, housing, legal, family, energy efficiency, basic debt and social care issues.
• Development of counselling and advocacy for Somali families that have been traumatised by the civil war and assisting them to settle in the UK.
• Relief of poverty and enhancement of skills to reduce social exclusion and encourage integration at all levels within the community, wider society and promote values of respect and tolerance.
• Provide translation and interpretation services and facilitate access to other support services and mainstream services.
• Sign-posting individuals, including young people to training courses to provide them with qualification and skills to reach their potential and high expectations and become active members of their community and the wider society and to be models for others, especially within their own communities.
• Formation of a Somali cultural centre where the younger generation can have a deeper understanding of their roots through Somali culture and literature.
We have recently been involved in assisting families and community members affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy on a various number of issues in collaboration with other local groups and the local authority.
Our services and activities are provided by a team of experienced and dedicated staff members and volunteers who are from within the area and have built trust with the community over a number of years.
We provide affordable childcare education for children under 5 years old. This is to get them used to a school environment before they go to compulsory education service. We provide a wide range of activities for children to learn through play. We also have dance, movement sessions and storytelling sessions.
DSS is working toward achieving its mission to build up the capacity of the local people, with more focusing to those who are most socially excluded community of ethnic minorities so that they could be fully engaged and get access to the mainstream provision.
DSS is working toward achieving its mission to build up the capacity of local people, with more focus on those who are most socially excluded community of ethnic minorities so that they can get fully engaged and get access to the mainstrem provision.
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 potential and break the cycle of poverty, ill-health and deprivation
2. To provide a range of services, projects and activities that offer education, training, employment, health improvement, social and cultural opportunities through our own projects and in partnership with other providers
3. To develop long-term sustainability of the community through the development of economic opportunities including social enterprises, small business and entrepreneurial activties
4. To create a strong, inclusive, vibrant and active neighbourhood
We manage and develop an Enterprise Hub, a Community Centre, a large Health consortia, Community Champions Health project, Children & Youth services(including Homework Club, Junior programme), Adult learning and training programme, Volunteer Project and Arts, Sports & social events programme
“To advance apprenticeships, education and training of the public in industry approved professional studio recording and music technology and related subjects, particularly in ways which may assist those receiving training to find employment within the music and media industry.” enrol online 24/7
Earl’s Court Community Nursery offers a convenient location for parents working locally to source professional childcare; a service that boasts strong community links and a flexible range of learning activities and resources to suit sound pre-school development. We are based three minutes walk from Earl's Court Tube next to Olympia, open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., 51 weeks a year and cater for 42 children, aged 8 months to 5 years.
The nursery is part of the London Early Years Foundation portfolio, which is well respected in Central London for its high standards, in line with Ofsted recommendations and valuing feedback and interaction with parents.
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 and Lexham Gardens. to the east without defined borders.