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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The Soil Association exists to research, develop and promote sustainable relationships between the soil, plants, animals, people and the biosphere, in order to produce healthy food and other products while protecting and enhancing the environment.

The mission statement of the Soil Association is:

"The Soil Association has been researching and promoting organic farming as the key to sustainable agriculture since 1946, with its distinctive symbol now widely recognised as... More

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

SEDSOB is a developing organisation run by an active group of volunteers from the relatively new and growing Somali community in Bristol. SEDSOB was founded in January 2007 to increase the capacity of Somali men and women to influence their community and enhance their opportunities for employment.

SEDSOB runs a 75 place supplementary school and provides further educational/ employment support services to over 40 adult learners and parental support to approximately 150 parents/... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

SARSAS provides an independent women only service for women who have been raped, sexually abused, coerced, harassed or who have suffered any form of sexual intimidation, whether recently or in the past. We provide a confidential telephone help-line, face to face support, counselling, information, advocacy and sign-posting for additional support services. SARSAS also educates the public about sexual violence and raises awareness of the impact of rape and sexual abuse on the victim and wider... More

Activity types: Counselling, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Soundwell provides music therapy within the South West for adults whose lives are seriously affected by mental health issues. We support people in their mental health recovery and provide emotional support to carers, using music to explore creativity, communication and expression. This can rebuild hope and transform lives.

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

Free generalist and specialist advice on welfare, benefits and money advice in the Bristol South area

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

South Bristol Church and Community Trust (SBCCT) grew out of the well established Withywood Church Community Project with the objective to develop Church owned land and buildings for neighbourhood facilities to benefit the local community. Currently the Trust owns and manages the Withywood Centre and rents out the facilities to various groups including charities and local organisations with the aim to create a thriving centre and regenerate the area. The Trust have formed and maintained... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Employment, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Health, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Our primary objective is to promote physical, cognitive, sensory and emotional development through play by providing for public benefit good quality indoor and outdoor toys for hire as a community resource for children, their families and carers living in south Bristol.

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Play, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

To provide information and advice services

Activity types: Advice services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Supports, develops & represents volunteering and community organisations operating in South Gloucestershire.<br><br> We offer training, fundraising, information and one to one support. We also run networks and provide resources for groups.

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

The foundation supports small VCS organisations through funding, research, training.

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

The South West International Development Network (SWIDN) is an organised networking platform and programme of events, run by a group of like-minded individuals and organisations. The SWIDN is designed to support, inform and connect professionals, academics and students engaged in the international development sector in South West England.

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

we provide empowerment and support services to the Somali Community in Bristol. For example Advice, Information, Advocacy and completing application forms for employment, housing, welfare issues.

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

We’re a community development and Hleath and wellbeing organisation, bringing people together to build strong communities. Since 1988, we’ve been working with people of all ages to help them live happy, healthy lives

Activity types: Community development, Counselling, Health, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: Outside Bristol only,

Children's Centre

Activity types: Advice services, , Education/Training/Learning, Play, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, , Community buildings, Community safety, Community development, Counselling, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Food, Health, Play, Public & Green Spaces, Sport, Support & Development, Trading, Young peoples' services,
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

we provide advice and guidance for the local community as well as education and training.
also, we provide leisure and sport activities to tackle isolation and promote the emotional wellbeing of the local community.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Community safety, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Sport, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

The Southville Centre is a company limited by guarantee and managed by the Southville Community Development Association which is a membership organisation. It exists to provide facilities, resources and expertise locally to improve the quality of life for the local community in the Southville / Bedminster / Ashton areas (postal code area BS3) in South Bristol. <br><br> The Southville Centre is a major community asset managed by SCDA. Services directly provided... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, , Community buildings, Community development, Environment/Sustainability, Public & Green Spaces,
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We provide grants and support for our residents and local groups to improve their community – whether it’s funding for a dream project, or advice on the best way forward for an idea to get off the ground, our communities team can help make it happen. We work in an asset based community development approach building on strength and potential, and everything we do is designed to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of our residents individually, and to contribute to developing thriving... More

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

I am a social enterprise teaching healthy living and esol classes as well cooking on a budget. I also empower asian women into business and run a food festival each year.

Activity types: Community development, Employment, Food, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Spike Island is an international centre for the development of contemporary art and design.

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

Splitz provides a range of services to people who have experienced domestic abuse, separation and divorce, including groups for male perpetrators of domestic abuse who wish to change their behaviour. We provide housing related floating support and a mother & baby unit for teenage parents. These services are provided in Wiltshire and Swindon. We recently won a contract to provide the Stopping Violence Programme in Bristol. This is a group for male perpetrators of domestic abuse who wish... More

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Air Training Corps - Fly's (Gliders & Powered Aircraft), Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Camping, adventure training, shooting, first aid, RAF visits, air shows, overseas travel.<br>For anyone aged 13-17 years

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Square Food Foundation is a cookery school which offers a unique opportunity to people of any age, ability and walk of life to make food and cooking more accessible, more fun and more part of everyday living. Square Food is a Community Interest Company. Square Food has run courses and workshops for over 15 years. It has taught skills and given confidence and inspiration to thousands of its students from every walk of life. To make its cooking as accessible and affordable as possible, Square... More

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Food, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

As a black-majority Church of England church we meet to worship God, to pray for and serve the communities in the above areas. One half of the church building has been converted into a hall, kitchen and offices (disabled access) for use by groups in the locality. The hall and kitchen are available for hire

Activity types: Community development, Faith/Religion
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

St Brendan’s Sixth Form College, located on the outskirts of Bristol, has a consistently good performance and strong reputation locally, employing 200 staff. One of only two Sixth Form Colleges in the South West, we welcome a diverse range of over 1700 students from a wide surrounding area. An exciting recent development has been our move into a new £20 million campus on the existing site

Activity types: Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We provide a social venue for over 55s. Transport isolated and vulnerable people to our lunch club, provide a 2 course meal.

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

St.George Community Association runs St.George community centre and gets involved in Community Groups. Classes at the Centre include yoga, pilates, jazzercise & dance, and we run playgroups and coffee mornings.

Activity types: Community development, Play,
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

St George’s Bristol is one of the country’s leading concert halls. It boasts a superb acoustic and unique atmosphere which attracts the world’s best artists.

A full and vibrant programme, with over 250 events each year, makes it an incredibly popular and important venue for all kinds of music.

St George’s is also a charity (registration number 295178) dedicated to promoting high quality music to diverse audiences. We do this by offering the best classical, jazz, blues, folk and... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We provide a safe and secure environment in which children can play after school. We provide a good variety of activities and have well trained and supportive staff.

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

St John Ambulance (SJA) is the key provider of an effective and efficient
charitable first aid service to local communities and encourages personal
development for people of all ages, through training and by voluntary
membership of our organisation.

SJA run Badger Setts for 5-10 year olds and Cadet groups for 10-17 year olds.
Each youth member works through an exciting and varied programme of
activities in order to achieve a variety of awards such as the... More

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

we are a church.
we do a lot of work in the community including 2 drop ins where we provide food for people who are marginalised, a weekly coffee morning and run a make lunch project around combatting holiday hunger. we also have an older persons worker

Activity types: Community buildings, Community development, Faith/Religion, Food
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We are a Community Cafe, which serves the folk of Easton, you can eat good healthy food at affordable prices, or if you are without money you are welcome to eat for free.The cafe is staffed by volunteers, I am paid as Manager, and we are hoping to appoint in the near future a paid Deputy We offer a Listening Ear service, support for those suffering with mental illness, and East Bristol Foodbank works out of the cafe on a Friday. We have a steering group, which consists of a diverse group... More

Activity types: Employment, Food, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
Activity types: Community development, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Our members have had their vocal chords removed due to cancer. Being unable to take part in conversations is very isolating. We (together with our partners) try to support each other. Hospital staff always attend and deal with our queries. There are many situations where lack of a 'voice' means we are automatically excluded. Emotions are locked as we cannot laugh or cry

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

The Community Fund gives one off gifts and short term grants to individuals in crisis who fit our criterea. We hepl people who have a physical health problem or disability, who live in Bristol and the surrounding area, are on a low income and are over 16. Please refer to our website for further information or call us on 0117 9494003.

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

St Pauls Learning Centre is a community centre with a wide range of rooms, offices and workshops available to rent. We have a café, a crèche and a community garden.

Activity types: Community buildings
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Family Support via groups, 1:1

Activity types: Advice services, Community development, Counselling, Food, Health, Play
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We provide free and independent legal and generalist advice services in the St Pauls area. We hold a specialist Quality Mark from the Legal Services Commission to provide Welfare Benefit Advice Services including tribunal representation. We provide generalist advice on a wide variety of issues including housing, debt and immigration.

We work with partner agencies to campaign on issues identified through individual cases to improve service provision to the whole community.

We... More

Activity types: Advice services, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Employment, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

St Peter's Hospice provides specialised palliative care and support for patients with life-limiting illness, usually cancer, where curative treatment is no longer possible. Our commitment is to improve the quality of life of patients while extending care and support to their relatives. Patients are referred to St Peter's with the approval of their family doctor. No charge is made and all services for patients are free due to the generosity of the people of Bristol. Most patients... More

Activity types: Care Services, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

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