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 Training Exchange is an independent training and consultancy service. We specialise in training on issues which affect health, young people and communities. We are a team of qualified, professionals based in Bristol. We use participatory approaches to learning, encouraging people to draw on their experience to develop their own and each other's learning. We regularly work at local, regional and national level delivering independent and professional consultancy services. We offer a... More

Activity types: Community safety, Community development, Criminal Justice, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are a drug policy reform charity/ think tank who reach out to policy makers to change the drug laws.

Activity types: Campaigning, Community safety, Criminal Justice, Environment/Sustainability, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

To help develop a more sustainable, low carbon community covering issues such as; food, energy, transport, local economy etc.

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Humanitarian Advocacy Service for Refugees and Asylum Seekers: bring awareness of trauma related narratives, give them a voice and build bridges within the wider community through event led presentations, productions and publications.

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

Tribe365® is an organisation which specialises in bringing the right behaviours into organisations to deliver the highest levels of performance. The free Tribe365® Wellbeing app starts teams on that journey.

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Community development, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are a key arts provider with a progressive programme of live music, performances and creative activities, as well as space for individuals to follow their passions and flexible facilities to suit almost any event or activity.

Based in The Trinity Centre, this much-loved historic landmark is a cultural hub for the city, where people of all ages and backgrounds can come together - connecting communities and developing people's skills through the arts, contributing to urban... More

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

We are a church that serves it's local community by providing a meeting place for people to meet for social, arts, health and wellbeing, social cohesion activities throughout the week.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community buildings, Faith/Religion, Health, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

TOP UK runs a network of self-help groups to help sufferers of phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and other related anxiety to overcome their fears. We use a type of behaviour therapy developed by Prof. Isaac Marks to help sufferers face their fears in gentle, structured steps.

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

We provide community music and therapy workshops to support a balance of physical and mental health.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Play, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

A day centre for those suffering from memory loss: every Thursday from 9am to 3pm we provide a stimulating day in a safe & happy environment with light refreshments and meals provided. We also run a bi-monthly self help group for carers.

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

Our station operates a diverse radio schedule communities in and around
St. Paul’s in Bristol.

• We will broadcast speech and discussion based programmes covering
history, health, festivals and more, specifically tailored to educate the community. Local and national guests are invited onto our shows of specific interest.

• We develop news, arts and cultural programmes made by the community for
the community. Our programme schedule will reflect both our local... More

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

The Bristol Climbing Centre is the biggest provider of indoor and outdoor climbing courses in the South West Located in the 17th century St Werburgh's Church, the building has been converted into the largest indoor climbing centre in the region. We have climbs and courses to suit beginners of all ages through to top level performers. We run courses for adults, families, schools and youth groups of all abilities. For more details log on to http://... More

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

WE OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE UNDERFALL BOAT YARD AND PATENT SLIPWAY. THE YARD IS A SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT. BUILDINGS ARE LET OUT TO MARITIME BUSINESSES TO KEEP THOSE SKILLS ALIVE IN BRISTOL, AND TO ENCOURAGE SMALL AND START UP ENTERPRISES. ALL OF OUR SURPLUS FUNDS ARE USED TO MAINTAIN THE BUILDINGS.

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

At Unique Voice we aim to improve children’s and young people’s confidence and self-esteem, encouraging them to make positive decisions while ensuring that they feel safe and supported. Through drama and other creative mediums we help children and young people to explore many complicated topics such as healthy and unhealthy relationships, the role of young carers, the different types of bullying, domestic violence and internet safety. Our goals include respecting others, building emotional... More

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

Christian worship and life providing resources for local use primarily by our church halls being available for hire. We have a thriving parent and toddler group which meets twice a week at St Christopher's, Hampstead Road, Brislington

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

Helping those at risk of offending get into full time Work or Education

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

University Hospitals Bristol provides healthcare to the local community and specialist services to the South West region

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

We have various departments at UBU which run services and activities for students - advice, representation, democracy, sports, student development, societies and students can get involved in volunteering and fundraising for the local community. We have a Board of Trustees and run training and development for all our staff and students. We have projects which provide students with the opportunity to get involved in their local communities.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Sport, Support & Development, Trading, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

We organise three ten-week terms of activities - discussions, slide shows, talks, conversational French, poetry appreciation, music, drama, and anything in fact that will generate talking, and also in the summer, walking - both activities sadly neglected in modern society.

We also organise special events, exhibitions and sales and publish books to raise money (about £20,000 per annum) for the educational sponsorship of young people in developing countries. Currently we are helping... More

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

Unseen’s vision is a world without slavery. It works both on the frontline providing direct support to modern slavery survivors and on the big picture, tackling the systemic issues that allow slavery to survive. Unseen runs safe housing and outreach services for survivors, and operates the UK’s Modern Slavery Helpline (https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/). It equips business, healthcare workers, the police and frontline agencies with... More

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Provides community support and a space to meet others in Upper Horfield.

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

User Voice’s core belief is that rehabilitation only happens when everyone in the criminal justice system shares responsibility for transforming the ‘us vs. them’ division into real collaboration.

At User Voice we build the structures that enable productive collaboration between service users and service providers. We are able to do this because our work is led and delivered by ex-offenders. This gives us the special ability to gain the trust of, access to, and insight from people... More

Activity types: Criminal Justice, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Victim Support works with people affected by crime both reported and unreported, offering emotional and practical help and support to assist them in dealing with crimes they have experienced. Victim Support also supports victims and witnesses in court explaining procedures and again offering emotional support.

The term 'victims of crime' may include families and friends who may have been affected by crime.

In providing these services Victim Support works closely with... More

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Community safety, Criminal Justice
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Community micro-festivals that celebrate health and well-bring, cultural diversity and the arts.

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

produces a quarterly community magazine, online community website + social media pages. Has run Journalism workshops for residents. Updates community noticeboards.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Community safety, Employment, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

We represent, develop and empower the VCSE sector in North Somerset. We provide development support, training and partnership brokerage. We run the North Somerset Volunteer Centre, quality marked by the Volunteering England VCQA system. We advocate for the VCSE sector strategically and ensure collaboration and partnership is effective. We deliver a number of projects and forum events such as the Voluntary Sector Forum.

Activity types: Community development, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Voluntary Arts works to promote and increase active participation in cultural activities across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Over half the UK adult population is involved in the voluntary arts and crafts (cultural activity that people undertake for self-improvement, social networking and leisure, but not primarily for payment). Those activities are wide-ranging and include music, dance, crafts, drama, literature, visual arts, festivals and much more.

We work with policy... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Science centre. Charitable organisation.

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

We offer affordable counselling to adults and donation based/ free counselling to Young people 11-18

Activity types: Counselling
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Wellspring Healthy Living Centre is a beautiful community building in Lawrence Hill. It is home to a host of services designed to improve your health and wellbeing, including a G.P. surgery, dentist, complementary therapies, arts project, learning kitchen and garden, and is a testament to what can be achieved when a community comes together with a clear vision.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, Community buildings, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Food, Health
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

WECIL (The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living) is a charity run by and for disabled people, which supports over 4,000 people in Bristol & the surrounding areas every year.

WECIL provides a wide range of services which support disabled people in different areas of their lives, including:

• Benefits advice and information
• Advocacy for care-assessments
• Support to receive direct payments
• A Payroll service for employers of Personal Assistants (PA... More

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

Wesport is a County Sport Partnership which covers Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and BANES.

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

Campaign for better transport in the West of England area. We believe that everyone should have access to get around, and that our transport system needs to change to get to zero carbon.

Activity types: Campaigning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Transport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Provides and maintains a village hall for the use of the inhabitants of the Ward of Westbury-on-Trym and the neighbourhood thereof including use for meetings, lectures and classes, and for other forms of recreation and leisure-time occupation, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.

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

We provide accessible community arts facilities for teenagers Oldland Common and surrounding areas.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Faith/Religion, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

The Navy Training Corps is a National Youth Organisation promoting adventurous activities for junior Cadets 8-12 years of age.We operate an equal opportunities policy with regard to sex,religion,race,and disability(within the bounds of safety.
Our instructors are Trained by the NTC and hold nationally recognised qualifications for the adventurous and waterbourne activities undertaken.We operate to the highest safety standards.
We give the youth of the United Kingdom opportunities... More

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

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