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Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea

ADKC Centre, Whitstable House, Silchester Road, London W10 6SB
Tel: 020 8960 8888 Minicom: 020 8964 8066
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ADKC works to enhance opportunities for disabled people (with physical, sensory and hidden impairments). ADKC does this by: providing services; providing an accessible resource centre; setting up or supporting new services in response to needs; empowering disabled people to act on their own behalf; raising awareness of disability issues; and championing the rights of disabled people.
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Age UK Kensington and Chelsea (Incorporating Sixty Plus)

1 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL
020 8969 9105
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Age UK Kensington & Chelsea works to make sure that older people’s voices are heard, their needs are met and their independence supported. It provides a wide range of services to older people including practical help in the home and information and advice on welfare benefits and housing as well as a range of social and leisure activities that improve health and well-being.
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Al Hasaniya

Bays 4 and 5, Trellick Tower, 5 Golborne Road, W10 5PL
020 8969 2292
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The Centre works with Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women to help them get access to mainstream services of all kinds like health, benefits and education.
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Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre

244 Acklam Road, London W10 5YG
020 8964 1496
Offering a variety of services to the Muslim community.
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Blenheim CDP

KC North Hub, 1 East Row, London, W10 5AR
Tel: 020 8960 5599
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KC North Hub offers treatment services and support for drug and alcohol addiction. Services include counselling, legal and welfare advice, life skills training, housing advice and information on education and jobseeking.
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Insight KC, 51 Golborne Road, London, W10 5NR
Tel: 020 8960 5510
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At Insight KC we offer a free, friendly and confidential young people’s support service. We provide information, advice and help to young people between the ages of 12 – 25 who are living with or affected by drug or alcohol issues. Website

CALM (Confidential & Local Mediation)

51B Philbeach Gardens, SW5 9EB
020 7341 7300
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CALM helps to resolve neighbour disputes using mediation. They can help with conflicts caused by things like noise, damage to property and problems over children and animals.
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CASH (Community Accountancy Self Help)

1 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL
020 8969 0747
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CASH helps community groups to gain the basic financial skills needed to run successful organisations: writing budgets, bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, cash flows and producing finance reports.
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Equal People Mencap

73 St Charles Square, London, W10 6EJ
020 8964 0544
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Equal People staff support people with learning disabilities to: speak and be heard; learn new skills; try out new experiences; understand responsibilities; gain confidence; and be a valued member of society and fully involved in community life.
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The Forum

2 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL
020 8964 4815
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The Forum promotes the rights of migrants and refugees by developing sustainable community organisations that contribute to an inclusive society.
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Hornimans Adventure Playground

32 Southern Row, W10 5AN
020 8969 5740
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The Playground offers an extensive play area with climbing frames, swings, dens and an aerial walkway. There is also the much-loved playground goat, and activities include arts and crafts, football, badminton, volleyball and table tennis. Children aged from five to 15 years enjoy open access after free registration.
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Kensington & Chelsea Mind

Office 1, 7 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL
020 8964 1333
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Mind offers information and services which support the recovery, growth and wellbeing of people suffering from mental distress, to enable them to live full and independent lives.
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Kensington and Chelsea Social Council

Lighthouse West London, 111-117 Lancaster Road, W11 1QT
020 7243 9800
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The Social Council supports voluntary and community groups in improving the quality of life in Kensington & Chelsea.
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Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer Centre

Canalside House, 383 Ladbroke Grove, W10 5AA
0208 960 3722
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The Volunteer Centre works as a broker between volunteers and the organisations they are going to volunteer for. Community groups who need volunteers register with us and so do potential volunteers. We give would-be volunteers individual care and attention to make sure that they take a volunteer position that will suit them.
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Meanwhile Gardens

156-158 Kensal Road, W10 5BN
020 8960 4600
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Community-run four-acre wildlife garden including an under-5's drop-in playhut and a wildlife garden. Activities include festivals, carnival weekend, family entertainment, free skatebowl.
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MCWG (Making Communities Work & Grow)

19 Golborne Road, London W10 5JD
020 8969 0722
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MCWG works to improve the social and educational position of local communities. It runs youth clubs for girls and for boys.
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North Kensington Law Centre

Unit 15, Baseline Studios, Whitchurch Road, London W11 4AT
020 8969 7473
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The Law Centre offers legal advice and help with housing, employment, immigration and asylum and welfare benefits.
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Nova New Opportunities

2 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL
020 8960 2488
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Nova New Opportunities offers courses in maths, English and computing. Nova also helps people with pre-employment information, advice and guidance so that they can look for and find work.
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Open Age

St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing Exmoor Street, London W10 6DZ
020 8962 4141
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Open Age is a user led charity enabling older people, from 50 to over 100 years of age, to sustain their physical and mental fitness, maintain active lifestyles and develop new and stimulating interests. The charity provides a wide range of physical, creative and mentally stimulating activities to enable older people to develop new skills, fulfil their potential, and encourage social interaction, thus helping reduce loneliness, isolation and depression.
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The Pepper Pot Centre

1a Thorpe Close, W10 5XL
020 8968 6940
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Providing cheap, good quality African-Caribbean meals and information and advice on social and health issues and welfare benefits. Also offering recreational and leisure activities, crafts, keep fit, dominos, bingo, carpet bowls and outings.
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Portobello Business Centre

Canalside House, 383 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 5AA
020 8968 6940
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Offering free advice and assistance to those wishing to set up their own business as well as to existing businesses. The Centre also runs training courses for small businesses and those about to launch a new enterprise.
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Portobello Film Festival

Unit 11, ACAVA' 54 Blechynden Street, W10 6RJ
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As well as their annual festival in North Kensington every August, the Film Festival runs regular screenings throughout the year and offers free training in event management.
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Rugby Portobello Trust

221 Walmer Road, London W11 4EY
020 7229 2928
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Provides training and education, housing and activities for young people up to the age of 25.
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S.P.I.D. Theatre

Kensal House Community Rooms, Kensal House Estate
Ladbroke Grove, W10 5BQ
0208 968 2961 or 07534 928 057
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SPID is an award-winning theatre and film company that runs a community programme of free workshops for young people including yoga, Gong Fu and animation. The project runs weekly drama sessions throughout the school year. As well as acting, sessions also cover writing, stagecraft, music, movement and light and sound. SPID produces at least one professional show per year and a youth production each summer.
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Venture Community Centre

103a Wornington Road, W10 5YB
020 8960 3234
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The Venture Centre offers a wide variety of services and leisure activities including an adventure playground, care schemes for young children, computer access, keep-fit classes and much more. They have a hall with a stage available for hire with a maximum capacity of 180 and kitchen and music system if required. Special community group rates are available.
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The Video College

1 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL
020 8964 9208
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The Video College provides free, high-quality, production-based video training with a strong drama element. The organisation works with those traditionally under-represented in the media with a focus on young people, adults who are unemployed or on low incomes and all local communities, particularly minority communities.
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Westway Community Transport

240 Acklam Road, W10 5YG
020 8964 4928
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Westway Community Transport has a large fleet of minibuses for local group transport and runs a community car scheme for local people who find public transport difficult to use. The scooter loan scheme lets people with mobility problems get out and about. Other services are also available.
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Westway Trust

1 Thorpe Close, London W10 5XL
020 8962 5720
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The Trust offers education and training programmes and runs two popular sports and fitness facilities, as well as health and fitness services. It promotes arts and culture, hosts entertainment and events, and provides space and development opportunities to individuals, businesses, enterprise, artists and charities. Its focus is on creating opportunity and access for those most in need.
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