Voluntary Work

Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People enables blind and partially sighted people to transform their lives through work, independent living, leisure and support. The London branch is based near Kings Cross.

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March 2017

Action on Elder Abuse - Elder Abuse Response Line

Aims to prevent abuse of older people by raising awareness, and by education, promotion, research, collection and dissemination of information.

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January 2017

Advisory Service for Squatters

Provides legal and practical advice to squatters and those interested in squatting, and information on local squatting groups.

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August 2016

Against Rape (Women Against Rape and Black Women's Rape Action Project)

Women Against Rape and Black Women's Rape Action Project share a joint website. Both organisations are based on self-help and provide support, legal information and advocacy.

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March 2015

Age UK Westminster

Age UK Westminster is the local branch of Age UK, the national charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.

Services include:

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January 2017

Al Manaar, the Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre

The Al Manaar is a place of worship and a community centre offering activities for young people, women and older people. The centre is open to people of all faiths and none.

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August 2016

All Stars Boxing Gym and Youth Club

The All Stars Club was developed for those who were excluded from other gyms because of race.

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March 2016

Alzheimers Society - Westminster Office

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by 

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October 2014

American International Church

Senior Minister: Rev. John A. D'Elia, Ph.D.

Denomination: Interdenominational (member of the United Reform Church)

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March 2015

Bangladesh Centre

A voluntary organisation offering support and services to the Bangladeshi community.

Services:

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August 2016

Beanstalk (Volunteer Reading Help)

Beanstalk recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.

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March 2017

Beanstalk (Volunteer Reading Help)

Beanstalk recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.

March 2017

Black Women's Health & Family Support

Black Women's Health and Family Support's primary area of concern is promoting the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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March 2015

Boutique (formerly the Crusaid Shop)

The first and largest shop in the country to give all its money to AIDS charities. Now run by the Terence Higgins Trust.

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August 2015

Broken Rainbow (LGBT Domestic Violence Support)

Offers email, telephone or live chat help and advice to LGBT sufferers of domestic abuse / violence.

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March 2016

Campaign for Freedom of Information

The Campaign for Freedom of Information is a non-profit organisation working to improve public access to official information and to ensure that the Freedom of Information Act is implemented effect

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October 2015

Cardinal Hume Centre

The Cardinal Hume Centre enables people to gain the skills they need to overcome poverty and homelessness.

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March 2016

Central London Samaritans

The Central London branch of the Samaritans is based in Soho and offers a walk in service every day from 9am to 9pm - no appointment necessary.

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August 2015

Central London Samaritans

National 24 hour emergency service: FreeCall 116 123.

The Central London Samaritans are open daily 9am - 9pm for callers at the door, no appointment necessary.

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October 2016

Centrepoint

Centrepoint is a national charity working to improve the lives of socially excluded, homeless young people.

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April 2015

Community Network (London Telephone Communities)

Community Network’s London Telephone Communities is for older adults over the age of 65 years.

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November 2014

Community Service Volunteers (CSV)

CSV is a voluntary agency which aims to involve people in community work and to encourage voluntary and community action.

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September 2014

Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people.

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October 2016

Coram's Fields

Coram's Fields is a seven acre playground and park for children and young people living in or visiting London.

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September 2015

Crisis

Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people.

Services include:

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August 2016

Crossroads Women's Centre

The Crossroads Women's Centre is an anti-sexist and anti-racist centre providing support, advice and information on a wide range of issues including anti-racism, asylum, disability rights, health a

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March 2015

Dreamarts

DreamArts work with young people to develop their potential through music, dance and the performing arts.

DreamArts is a membership organisation open to all young people.

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October 2014

Dutch Pot Lunch and Social Club

The Dutch Pot Lunch and Social Club runs on Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am - 4.00pm at Ada Court.

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October 2015

English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth

The ESU's aims are: the mutual advancement of education of the English-speaking peoples of the world, in particular respecting their heritage, traditions and aspirations, the events and issues of t

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August 2015

Family Lives

Family Lives offers professional, non-judgmental support and advice in a way that all members of the family can freely access.

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December 2014

Feminist Library

This is a large archive collection of Women's Liberation Movement literature.

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November 2016

Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery

Chairman: Signe Hoffos.

Secretary Treasurer: Glenn Benson.

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August 2015

Friends of St Mary’s, St Mary's NHS Trust

Friends of St Mary's help in various ways to provide a wide range of extra services which improve the quality of life in hospital for patients.

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March 2016

Genesis Housing Association

Genesis Housing Association manages a large number of properties in London and the South East.

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August 2016

Greater London Fund for the Blind

GLTB's mission is to make London the best city in the world for blind and visually impaired people to live. The GLFB is a fund-raising charity.

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September 2015

Greater London Fund for the Blind Charity Shop

Geranium shops are run by the Greater London Fund for the Blind. The Westminster branch is in Marylebone.

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October 2015

Greater London Fund for the Blind Charity Shop

Geranium shops are run by the Greater London Fund for the Blind. The Westminster branch is in Marylebone.

October 2015

Home-Start Westminster

Supports families who are under stress with at least one child under the age of five.

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March 2016

Home-Start Westminster

Supports families who are under stress with at least one child under the age of five.

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March 2016

Independent Age

Independent Age is a charity offering help and advice to older people through its telephone and email helplines.

Offers free, confidential advice on many issues including:

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November 2016

Iraqi Welfare Association

Community organisation supporting the Iraqi community in the UK.

Advice services include: housing, benefits, health and immigration/nationality.

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March 2015

Iraqi Welfare Association

Community organisation supporting the Iraqi community in the UK.

Advice services include: housing, benefits, health and immigration/nationality.

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March 2015

Kalayaan: Justice for Migrant Domestic Workers

Kalayaan provides advice, advocacy and support services in the UK for migrant domestic workers. Advice is by appointment only - call to arrange.

Services:

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March 2015

Kith & Kids

Kith & Kids’ is a charity aiming to empower families who have a son or daughter with a learning disability or autism (many also have a physical or sensory disability) to overcome their social e

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February 2015

League of Jewish Women

A national voluntary welfare organisation which offers help to the Jewish and wider community. LJW is the UK affiliate of ICJW (the International Council of Jewish Women).

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March 2015

Listening Books

Listening Books is a charity providing an audio book library service to anyone with an illness or disability that makes it impossible or difficult to hold a book, turn pages, or read in the usual w

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March 2017

London & West Middlesex National Trust Volunteers

The London & West Middlesex National Trust Volunteers are an environmental conservation group, who perform practical conservation work on National Trust properties at weekends, throughout Engla

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September 2015

London Wildlife Trust

The London Wildlife Trust works to sustain and enhance London's wildlife habitats to create a city richer in wildlife, by community involvement, land management, communicating, educating, campaigni

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February 2017

Making Music

Making Music is a membership organisation representing and supporting over 3000 voluntary music groups throughout the UK.

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March 2017

Mayhew Animal Home

An animal rescue and re-homing centre for strays and abandoned or neglected companion pets.

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October 2015

Missing People

Missing People is an independent charity funded by donations. They search on behalf of those left behind and provide specialised support.

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March 2015

Missing People

Missing People is an independent charity funded by donations. They search on behalf of those left behind and provide specialised support.

March 2015

Motor Neurone Disease Association - North West London Branch

MNDA is a membership organisation with nearly 8,000 members forming a national and local network that provides information and support alongside fighting for improved services.

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February 2017

Motor Neurone Disease Association - North West London Branch

MNDA is a membership organisation with nearly 8,000 members forming a national and local network that provides information and support alongside fighting for improved services.

February 2017

Muslim Aid

Humanitarian Relief Aid Agency.

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September 2015

National Autistic Society West London Branch

The NAS West London branch is run by volunteers who are parents of children on the autism spectrum or professionals working in the field of autism.

February 2015

NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations)

NCVO support and enable volunteering in all its diversity. Their work links policy, research, innovation, good practice and programme management in the involvement of volunteers.

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March 2016

Neighbourcare St John's Wood and Maida Vale

Neighbourcare is a befriending organisation offering a range of services to people, especially older people, living in NW8, W9 (St John's Wood, Maida Vale), and nearby areas.

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February 2015

North Kensington Law Centre

North Kensington Law Centre aims to offer a free and independent specialist legal service to the community and promotes access to legal rights and equality of opportunity.

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January 2015

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

Notre Dame Refugee Centre offers an advice and support service for refugees.

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May 2016

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

Notre Dame Refugee Centre offers an advice and support service for refugees.

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May 2016

One Housing Group

One Housing Group provides housing, housing care and support across London and the South East managing over 15,000 homes in 26 boroughs including Westminster.

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August 2016

One Westminster

One Westminster helps anyone who wants to volunteer in the City of Westminster and the rest of central London and any organisation wanting to involve volunteers in these areas. Offers:

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March 2016

Opening Doors London

Opening Doors London (ODL) aims to specifically meet the needs of older LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) communities and is aimed at men and women who identify as LGBT and are over the

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October 2014

Oxfam Books & Music - Marylebone

Oxfam Books and Music in the heart of Marylebone village is the charity’s flagship London bookshop.

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September 2015

Paddington Farm Trust

Paddington Farm is a charitable trust located on a 43 acre organic farm in Somerset.

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October 2015

Peabody Trust

Peabody owns and manages more than 27,000 homes in London, housing around 80,000 residents.

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August 2016

Pimlico Toy Library

Pimlico Toy Library is a registered charity.

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October 2014

POhWER Advocacy

POhWER offers advocacy for people with physical disabilities, sensory impairment and older people aged 50 plus.

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October 2014

RCJ Advice Bureau (Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau)

Provides access to justice to unrepresented litigants and potential litigants in the Royal Courts of Justice and the Principal Registry of the Family Division, through the provision of legal and ot

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August 2016

RCJ Advice Bureau (Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau)

Provides access to justice to unrepresented litigants and potential litigants in the Royal Courts of Justice and the Principal Registry of the Family Division, through the provision of legal and ot

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August 2016

RCJ Advice Bureau (Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau)

Provides access to justice to unrepresented litigants and potential litigants in the Royal Courts of Justice and the Principal Registry of the Family Division, through the provision of legal and ot

August 2016

Reach

REACH Finds part-time, expenses only opportunities for experienced managers and professional people of all ages and backgrounds who want to use their skills working as part-time volunteers to help

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September 2015

Revitalise

Revitalise (formerly Winged Fellowship Trust) is a national charity providing services for disabled and visually impaired people.

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April 2016

Rotary Clubs in Westminster

Rotary is an international network of local clubs with a service ethos. Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) is the umbrella organisation for UK Rotary clubs.

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October 2015

Sense - National Deafblind and Rubella Association

Sense is a national charity supporting deafblind children and adults offering:

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February 2017

Solace Women's Aid

An independent charity providing a comprehensive range of services for women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.

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March 2015

Speakability

Speakability is a national charity supporting those whose understanding and use of language are impaired by stroke, head injury, etc.

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September 2014

SSAFA Forces Help - London Central

SSAFA is a national charity supporting all serving members and former members of all ranks of the Armed forces. Also their partners, ex-partners, children and carers.

Services:

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March 2015

SSAFA Forces Help - London Central

SSAFA is a national charity supporting all serving members and former members of all ranks of the Armed forces. Also their partners, ex-partners, children and carers.

Services:

March 2015

St Mungo's

St Mungo's is a large charity supporting homeless people, mainly based in London and the South.

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May 2015

St Pancras Refugee Centre (SPaRC)

SPaRC is based in King’s Cross but outreaches to many other parts of the surrounding areas. It helps refugees to survive, build new lives and integrate into the broader community.

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September 2016

St. Vincent's Family Project

St. Vincent's Family Project aims to support young families and children especially where there are difficulties.

Services:

Family Space

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June 2016

Sue Ryder Care

There are two Sue Ryder shops in the City of Westminster area.

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September 2015

Sue Ryder Care

There are two Sue Ryder shops in the City of Westminster area.

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September 2015

The Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project can help you to understand your rights and choices and speak up about what is important to you.

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November 2014

The Conservation Volunteers (London)

The Conservation Volunteers Biodiversity Action Team North London operate from the Inner Circle in Regent's Park.

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March 2017

The Little Angel Theatre

This is one of the few theatres constructed for and devoted to the presentation of puppetry in all its forms. Provides high quality puppet theatre aimed at family audiences.

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October 2016

The New Bridge

New Bridge offers a befriending service to prisoners. Volunteers receive full training and support.

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October 2015

The Passage

A homeless charity comprising a Day Centre and hostel working mainly with rough sleepers.

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September 2016

The Passage

A homeless charity comprising a Day Centre and hostel working mainly with rough sleepers.

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September 2016

The Passage

A homeless charity comprising a Day Centre and hostel working mainly with rough sleepers.

September 2016

The Zoological Society of London

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their h

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August 2015

Three Faiths Forum (3FF)

3FF aims to build understanding and lasting relationships between people of all faiths and beliefs.

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November 2015

Trinity Hospice Charity Shop

Victoria branch of the Trinity Hospice Charity shops. Trinity provides skilled, compassionate end of life care to individuals and support for families, friends and carers in central and south west

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August 2015

UNA Westminster (United Nations Association)

This is the largest active branch in the United Kingdom. Seeks to educate the British public about the United Nations and its role in world affairs by holding events, seminars and lectures.

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October 2015

Wandsworth & Westminster Mind

Wandsworth & Westminster Mind is a charity. It aims to help people in its local communities with mental health needs to live the best life possible. The charity helps people to access:

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April 2016

Westminster Befriend a Family

A charity with the aim of breaking cycles of disadvantage and social exclusion, promoting family cohesion, well-being and achievement.

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March 2015

Westminster Carers Service

Westminster Carers Service runs The Carers Time Bank which supports carers by giving them the opportunity to have a break when they need one.

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October 2014

Westminster Libraries Back to Work resources

Westminster's resource pages for those seeking work. Brings together both online and print resources for job seekers, volunteers and apprentices.

September 2014

Westminster Shopper Service (Westway Community Transport)

Westway Community Transport offers transport services and training to individuals and groups.

Services offered to Westminster residents include:

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February 2017

Westminster Society For People with Learning Disabilities,

The Westminster Society is a charity that provides a wide range of services for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Provides Adult Services:

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November 2015

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms

WWOOF works on an exchange basis - in return for help on organic farms, gardens and small-holdings volunteers are given meals and a place to sleep.

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March 2016

Youth Offending Team

The Youth Offending Team is a multi-agency partnership set up under the direction of the Crime and Disorder Act.

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March 2016