VCSE Directory

This is the VCSE Directory, a comprehensive listing of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations in the Bristol area. If you don't see your own organisation listed, you can add your organisation to our directory.

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Fairbridge is a leading national charity supporting young people aged 13-25 who are disaffected or vulnerable. We specialise in running a long term personal development programme that combines personal support with practical learning experiences. We tackle ingrained behaviours and attitudes and enable young people to develop their personal and social skills. We offer young people a fresh start, some who will believe in them and a chance to prove themselves.<br>All young people... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Sport, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The Prince's Trust Team Programme is a dynamic full time personal development programme for 16-25 year olds that is delivered by the City of Bristol College. <br>The programmes's aim is to enable young people to realize their potential and recognize what they can achieve as a team and individually.<br><br>The programme focuses on wider key skills such as teamwork, leadership, confidence, tolerance and communication. Throughout the 12 weeks... More

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Young peoples' services,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Project MAMA provides individually-focused, holistic support to women from migrant backgrounds throughout pregnancy, birth and early parenthood in the wider Bristol area. We aim to address the structural and health inequalities many migrant women can face during and after pregnancy. Our work is built on the fundamental belief that all mothers-to-be need compassion, support, care, and space leading up to the birth of their children. They have the right to be supported through their pregnancy... More

Activity types: Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are an inclusive organisation which provides a range of services, opportunities and support for those with learning difficulties and disabilities.
We will:
Promote inclusive community activity
Maximise the independence of our members
Create sustainable social enterprises
Be passionate advocates for those with learning difficulties
Develop effective and longstanding partnerships with local businesses

Activity types: Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Sport, Support & Development, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Quartet Community Foundation is the community foundation serving the West of England (former Avon area). Charitable funds are managed on behalf of local people, companies, charitable trusts and statutory organisations and distributed as grants to support the work of small, local charities, voluntary organisations and community groups. When allocating grants, priority is generally given to small, community-based organisations that reach people who are disadvantaged or isolated; that enables... More

Activity types: Advice services,
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We are a children's charity that works with families with children under the age of 19 who have a life threatening condition or are palliative.

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Play, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Rainmaker will hold events that bring awareness of the Native American culture to Bristol and the surrounding areas. This will mainly be done using the arts.

We are the only UK gallery that specialises in contemporary Native American arts. We bring over Native American artists throughout the year to give lectures and talks, hold events and gallery exhibitions.

Please see the website for further details of upcoming events and exhibitions.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We exist to provide social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.

Our tea parties are monthly social groups open to people aged 75 and over. They are a chance for a change of scenery and regular afternoons of conversation and laughter with friends of all ages.

Call companions is our telephone befriending service ensuring older people remain connected to the outside world. Call companions is available to anyone aged 75... More

Activity types: Campaigning, Care Services, Community development, Community safety, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Re:work is a registered charity situated in an area of multiple deprivation classified as the worst 10% in the country. Since 1999, when it was established by a small group of local people, the charity has supported young offenders or young people aged 12-18 who are excluded from school. It also works with young adults aged 18-25 in long term unemployment.

Re:work provides support, training and work experience in gardening maintenance, carpentry and retail. Our aim is to raise... More

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Housing/Homelessness, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Growing the capacity of the local food system || Giving access to fresh healthy local food
Developing community life || Encouraging new enterprise

~What we support~

Buying Groups – we introduce self-selected groups to local producers, from whom they can order their food. Groups agree a delivery time with producers and come together to collect their food. A convenient and sociable way to buy food, that ensures ease of access for all and good financial control.

New... More

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Food, Health, Public & Green Spaces
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

REalliance CIC is a partnership of four networks: Community Recycling Network UK, Furniture Reuse Network, Community Composting Network & London Community Resource Network.
REalliance CIC’s principal activities are to: Provide development support, guidance and information for Third Sector Waste Management Organisations; Represent community sustainable resource management groups.
The support provided will enable organisations to sustain and develop the waste management... More

Activity types: Environment/Sustainability
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Reconstruct provides training, consultancy and children's services to the social care sector in the UK.

We train and develop people so they become better workers.

We provide independent services for children and young people, which make a difference to their lives.

We supply consultants and project managers to organisations so they can provide better services. We also write web-based child care and child protection procedures, easily accessed by staff.

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Working mainly in the voluntary and public sector, Red Kite aims to: Support the Individual, Strengthen the Group, Develop the Organisation, and provide community support.

Activity types: Community development, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Run a community cafe, grow veg/plants for sale, horticultural therapy, offer a meeting room for community education and groups, act a resource for health and well being and green space for the liocal community

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Food, Health, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Community arts and music festival

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Runs a community cafe/ drop-in centre, Foodbank, gives free meals to the homesless, runs Recovery courses and provides support to the marginalized and people suffering from addictions, mental health issues, social exclusion issues, depression, unemployment etc., also runs community events and provides a Christian fellowship group open to all

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion, Food, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

- Advice, advocacy & information for asylum seekers and new refugees. Training and awareness raising for other organizations, groups and communities - volunteering projects, development work with refugee groups. Information & signposting.

Activity types: Advice services, Community safety, Community development, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

support and activities for asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants in North Somerset

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We provide five main services: Relationship counselling for adults experiencing distress and difficulties in their relationships; Relationship counselling for children and young people; Sex therapy for people who are trying to overcome sexual problems; Family counselling for whole families with emotional conflict and problems; Training and education service offering courses to the general public and organisations

Activity types: Advice services, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Bristol and outside Bristol

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We raise affordable funds for social enterprises

Activity types: Environment/Sustainability, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Research, advice and promotion of resource efficiency, especially waste and recycling issues. We work with local councils to provide residents with advice on recycling and in schools. We work with businesses providing environmental audits, waste reduction advice and support in developing and maintaining environmental management systems.

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed, everyday people. Together we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.

Our campaigners receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In time, they learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity.

Backed by the in-depth research and the political expertise of staff, RESULTS... More

Activity types: Campaigning, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Do you provide support towards the mental well-being of a family member or friend?

Do you find it difficult at times? Would you like someone to talk to in confidence?

Rethink Carers Service can offer one-to-one meetings and telephone support, educational seminars, signposting to other agencies, group support, events and information and clarification about your rights. There are two groups running at present the first at Petherton Resource Centre at Hengrove on the third... More

Activity types: Care Services, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

At the Bristol Community Support Services, located at St Paul's Settlement in Bristol, we provide community support and groups, carers support and groups and Black & Minority Ethnic Community Development Work.

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

The Re-use Network is the national body which supports,assists and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. We are the lead, the voice, the technical and business support and the product broker for re-use charities.

Activity types: Community development, Employment, Environment/Sustainability, Housing/Homelessness,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Third sector mental health charity

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Community development, Counselling, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Rising’s mission is to nurture more diverse participation, staffing and leadership across Bristol’s creative sector. We do this by providing 16-25 year olds with professional mentoring, commissioning opportunities, platforms to showcase work, and leadership training. Our USP is the combination of new talent discovery with experienced project management.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Education/Training/Learning, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are an inner city youth project working in a full time capacity with hard to reach and disaffected young people. The day work is mainly targeted work, which includes:
-Riverside Youth Project in Education (with education and SSD) to re-engage youngsters by using sport as a platform.
-The Boys Club works at night as a major activity base for young people.

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Play, Sport, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The Rock Community Centre is a centre based in Lawrence Weston providing a facility for people who live in or around the estate. Specific reference is given to the elderly and disabled of all ages.

Activity types: Community buildings, Community development, Food, Health
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Our organisation provides accomodation and support, completley free of charge, to families of critically ill children that are staying in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. We are an independent charity that relies solely on fundraising and donations from the public.

Activity types: Care Services, Counselling, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

RGSL is the home of Bristol West Indian Cricket Club. We provide sports facilities and function rooms to the local community. Our main area of business include being a base for Bristol West Indian Cricket Club who run several community cricket teams for both youth and adults. We also host several community football teams for regular after school practice and games. We are open to all communities but have a specific interest in sports promotion, development and leisure activities for... More

Activity types: Community buildings, Health, Public & Green Spaces, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are a volunteer organisation that helps support older people to remain active independent and involved in their communities

Activity types: Community safety, Community development, Health, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Encourages and provides support for the over-50's to become volunteers for the benefit of their local community.
Members choose activities, time donated and when, work in groups, have insurance cover and expenses paid.
Main projects are community support (transport, wellbeing services) via surgery-based patient volunteer groups, working with schoolchildren, care home lay assessors, fuel poverty, gentle activity/musical sessions.

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Logos House is a Salvation Army 'Life house' that provides support to people who are homeless and wanting to move on and live independently. The aim of the project is to empower individuals to overcome the barriers they face, achieve their aspirations and move on towards independent living. We believe this can be achieved through tailored support planning, a focus on positive outcomes and celebrating success.

Activity types: Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

This Salvation Army Centre have a mission objective to help look after the spiritual and physical needs of all persons in the local community. Our suite of buildings have some form of activity taking place at regular intervals during the week, including hiring out selected rooms to local council groups.
1. Monday - Day centre starting at 9.30am providing coffee and toast, followed at 12. 00pm by a three course lunch at the hall. We have a limited supply of clothing and blankets which... More

Activity types: Care Services, Community development, Housing/Homelessness, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

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