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Buzzing and diverse community centre in the heart of Kilburn offering activities for kids through to older people

AbleChildAfrica is a UK registered charity that works to secure equal rights for disabled children and youth living in Africa and supports them to fulfill their full potential. This is achieved by working in partnership with locally registered and independent African organisations to provide direct services as well as by engaging in advocacy and influencing work in the UK and internationally. With 30 years of experience, AbleChildAfrica is the leading NGO working exclusively with, and on...

Action Against Hunger is a humanitarian organisation founded in 1979, committed to ending child hunger. Every day they work to save the lives of malnourished children while providing families with sustainable access to safe water and good nutrition. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, they helped over 13.6 million people in 47 countries last year.

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We’re the UK’s national charity helping people who are confronting life-changing deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss.

The people we support may struggle with their condition. Or they may live well with it, but face ignorance and barriers in their way. We enable all of them to take control of their lives without assumptions being made about what they can or can’t do.

With your support, we can continue our vital services so people with hearing loss can live the life...

Action Tutoring is a national education charity that supports young people facing socio-economic disadvantage to achieve a meaningful level of academic attainment. This enables them to go on to progress in education, employment or training. We partner high-quality volunteer tutors with primary and secondary school pupils to increase their subject knowledge, whilst building on confidence and study skills.

The Afghanistan and Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a small but successful Afghan organisation founded in 2001 by Dr Nooralhaq Nasimi, a refugee who arrived in the UK with his young children in 1999. The family all work on a voluntary basis to support the grievances and needs of refugees in the London in integrating them into mainstream British Society, thus focused heavily on social integration and social mobility of the refugees and migrants, as well as empowering Afghan citizens back...

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa and the Diaspora such as the UK. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research and development. Our mission is to lead strategic collaborative efforts among countries in Africa and partners to promote equity in health to combat disease, to improve the quality of life and lengthen the lives of the peoples in Africa.

ACS is a non-profit organisation. Our organisation provides inclusive services to local adults, children and families living on low incomes, supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ to achieve and develop new skills in the community. We run services from Monday to Saturday weekly e.g. supplementary education classes, accredited adult classes ICT,Functional English and Maths, Early years and child care. We are seeking volunteers to help, engaging and supporting children,...

Age UK Camden aims to promote the well-being of all older people in the London borough of Camden and to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

We provide a wide range of services and projects that aim to support people in later life, including those that are the most vulnerable and isolated.

Age UK Islington is a charity which uses innovative techniques to provide support to Islington residents over the age of 16, enabling them to use self-help approaches to manage their own health and wellbeing. We focus on prevention: identifying those in need facilitating support before situations escalate. This, in turn, reduces over reliance on or inappropriate use of public funded services – GPs, A & E and Social Services. We aim to empower residents to develop their own...

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea is a local charity working with and for older people. We aim to promote independence and well-being in later life, encouraging self-help and peer support.

We offer a wide range of services and activities, and provide

interesting opportunities for people of all ages to get involved as

volunteers.

Our services go from Information and Advice (benefit claim or housing) Befriending (one-to-one basis or in...

Age UK Westminster exists to promote the well-being of older people in the City of Westminster and help make life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience within our local community. Age Concern Westminster exists to promote the well being of older people in the City of Westminster to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

AIDS Orphan is a charity founded to protect and educate the forgotten AIDS orphans in Kenya and India.

AIDS Orphan provides children with access to education, regular meals and practical help in taking medication. Most importantly it organises psychological training and counselling to help orphaned children cope with their HIV status.

Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change. Through TreeHouse School and Ambitious College we offer specialist education and support.Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for more children and young people with autism.

The Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School, which is a not for profit organisation, opened in 2001 as a Prince�s Trust Business. Since then it has won multiple Business of London Awards and has a growing reputation within the performing arts industry.

Our guiding principle is to provide a safe, supportive environment for young people to explore the performing arts, whether they have dreams of entering the profession or simply wish to use the performing arts...

Aphasia-Reconnect provides long-term peer support groups to people with an acquired communication disability, aphasia, often at a time when statutory support is limited. Peer support (where people with communication disability work together to support each other) is underpinned by an infrastructure of training, partnership, support and supervision. Volunteers are the life-blood of the charity and they are an intrinsic part of the partnership with people with aphasia.

More and more people have come across and want to learn about Asperger Syndrome in the workplace.

There is a high incidence of Aspergers (often undetected) in the top echelons of the professional, technical and business sectors. They tend to be very intelligent but find it difficult to flourish or even survive in the large corporations that could best utilise and benefit from their talent. People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are a most valuable resource, just waiting to be ...

The AJR provides an extensive range of social and welfare services, and grants financial assistance to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution living in Great Britain. The Kindertransport (representing the child refugees who arrived in Britain prior to the outbreak of the Second World War) and the Child Survivors Association (offering support to the people, who as children, were trapped in Nazi-occupied Europe) are AJR special interest groups. The AJR is also committed to ensuring that future...

Aston-Mansfield has been working in the heart of east London for over 130 years. We provide a wide range of community development support and activities in the London Borough of Newham, directly delivering services to around 1000 people and 900 organisations each year.

Emphasising developmental learning and personal growth, our services bring together people from diverse backgrounds to tackle poverty and deprivation and to enrich people’s lives. We aim to improve people’s lives:...

At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. We will ensure their needs are met and their voices are heard.

This belief started with our pioneering founder, Thomas Barnardo, who stood up for the most vulnerable children in society. We continue to fight for the UK’s most vulnerable children to realise his dream of a world where no child is turned away.

Barnardo’s is the children’s charity with the...

Our vision is a nation of confident children literate for life. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to develop to their full potential and literacy is essential to achieving this in both education and in life. Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading

Benjamin Franklin House is committed to honouring the life of Benjamin Franklin and, specifically, the time he lived in London at 36 Craven Street. Through the Historical Experience, tours and an education programme, we aim to teach the public about this great man.

On Mondays, we run tours of the House which detail the architectural features and discuss life in Georgian London in general. Tuesdays are our free education days when school groups visit the House for a tour with our...

Betknowmore UK provides support and education services to address problem gambling and addiction. We have a gambling support hub in Islington which provides a range of services. This includes 1:1 outreach and counselling, workshops and community support in the form of information and awareness campaigns.

Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance. It remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future. It is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict.

Over the past twenty years Bletchley Park has become an internationally renowned site, visited by people from around...

Body & Soul uses a comprehensive, community-based and trauma informed approach to address the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences. Whether someone has been neglected or abused, trafficked, attempted suicide or stigmatised because of HIV – we have helped to liberate thousands of people from the trauma that controls them.

We want every child to read.

Bookmark is an exciting new charity, set up in 2018 to address the UK’s literacy gap. Our mission is to create flexible volunteering at the heart of our communities, so that we can help children develop the reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond.

To connect people who can help, Bookmark has developed a digital platform that matches schools with vetted and trained volunteers in their community.

We believe all...

Our Breast Cancer Haven London centre has been supporting people through their breast cancer treatment for 19 years. We provide a huge range of free services to those affected by breast cancer including counselling (for friends and family too), support groups, relief from pain caused by chemotherapy treatment by using things like acupuncture, nutritional guidance and money advice services. It costs £1000 to provide the Breast Cancer Haven programme for each Visitor and as we receive no...

We police Britain’s railways, providing a service to rail operators, their staff and passengers across the country. We also police the London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, the Midland Metro tram system, Croydon Tramlink, Sunderland Metro, Glasgow Subway and Emirates AirLine. Six million people use the rail network every day and we’re here to keep you safe and help you feel secure on your journey.

Our volunteers are vital. The support, knowledge and experience they offer...

We were formed in February 2005, following the South East Asian Tsunami.

Our first project was the reconstruction and repairs to destroyed cottages for the Balapitiya fishing community in Sri Lanka. Since then BuildAid has evolved from providing emergency aid, to long term community projects, using a simple but effective model to maximise aid delivery and assist people in need across four continents.

We are looking for anyone who wants to be part of a fast-growing...

Our overall aim is to provide a community centre and garden which will enable local people to improve their quality of life. We plan to achieve this aim through the followining key objectives. To develop a volunteering programme including horticultural training & work placements. To provide sustainable food growing space and programmes of environmental education. To provide supervised activities for children aged 0-14 and their families.To encourage the integration of...

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