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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At Woodcraft Folk we believe passionately in equality and co-operation – everyone is welcome to join our groups.

Every week thousands of volunteers and young people meet in school halls, community venues and a host of other places to learn about big ideas through fun activities like singing, playing and debating.

Our aim is to have great fun, but also to try and develop children’s self-confidence and build their awareness of society around them.

Through our activities,... More

Activity types: Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Bristol Zoological Society is a conservation and education charity which runs Bristol Zoo Project.

We save wildlife together, through conservation science research, working to protect species and habitats overseas, encouraging sustainable behaviours and perceptions, educating tomorrow’s wildlife warriors and connecting people with nature through a great day out.

Our conservation science efforts are worldwide, from helping to re-introduce white-clawed crayfish into UK rivers to... More

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The British Lung Foundation is the only UK Charity working with everyone affected by lung conditions. We support peole affected by lung disease through their individual challenges they face. We help people to understand their condition by providing comprehensive and clear information on paper, on the web and on the telephone. We work for positive change in lung health by campaigning, raising awareness and funding world class research. We run a network of patient support groups called... More

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Health, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The British Polio Fellowship is a national organisation, see the www.britishpolio.org.uk web site. "The British Polio Fellowship is a charity dedicated to helping, supporting and empowering approximately 120,000 people in the UK living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS), a neurological condition. It provides information, welfare and support to those living with the effects to enable all to live full independent and... More

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

We are renowned as a provider of high quality housing, care and support for older people in the South West.
We provide a variety of services that help people to stay living in their own homes.
Our purpose built care homes provide an attractive and comfortable environment for specialist nursing and dementia care.
We are widely recognised for our expertise and excellence in caring for people living with dementia, and supporting their families.

Activity types: Care Services, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Community-led wildlife group with the aim to inspire and empower the community to become green space custodians by:
• Improving habitats,
• Monitoring wildlife, and
• Spreading the word by raising aware of our wildlife at a neighbourhood level!

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Public & Green Spaces,
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

The SCDA is a membership organisation and exists to provide resources, facilities and expertise locally to improve the quality of life for the local community in the Bedminster/Southville area of South Bristol. This it does by networking with and forming partnerships with other local organisations and through the Southville Centre, a major community asset managed by SCDA. Services directly provided include childcare, work with socially isolated older people, cafÈ and catering. The Centre... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, Community development, Community safety, Education/Training/Learning, Play, Trading, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Business in the Community is the main employee volunteering programme in the U.K. Employees give their time and skills to local charitable and not-for-profit organisations free of charge to help the communities in which they live and work.

You can get help through the Cares programme, which provides free make-over's for your premises or gardens, and ProHelp or Skills Bank with employees, including lawyers, architects , HR, business development, etc. who give their time and... More

Activity types: Advice services, Community development, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Calling The Shots, established in 1998, is a video production company that specializes in working with and for the community development and education sectors. We produce training and promotional films for charities and community-based organizations. We also offer training services, working with young people and other groups to support them to produce their own video programmes. We produce web-based projects and offer documentation services for events. Recent clients include Bristol and... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

CPRE Avonside campaigns on issues that affect our area including housing, transport, energy, local food and farming. We promote efficient land use that helps retain green spaces and develop good quality well designed buildings that improve the quality of life for both urban and rural dwellers.

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

Careers4Change is a specialist recruitment consultant, connecting purpose driven individuals with innovative organisations that are delivering on social change - working with Power To Change for example

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

The Carers’ Support Centre provides a range of support services for unpaid carers. These include, but are not limited to Carersline, a telephone service which provides information and advice and acts as a referral point to services within the centre and outside agencies. There is one-to-one support and advocacy available to suit the individual needs of carers in both Bristol and South Glos. Each year the Centre holds events which coincide with the national carers week and our annual meeting... More

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

Services we are offer are:
Personal Hygiene Care,
Physical Disability,
24hr Care/Night Sits/Sleeps,
Dementia Care,
Call in/Companionship,
Respite Cover,
Medication Assistance,
Domestic Help,
Food Preparation & serving,
Hospital Discharge,
Light Gardening Duties,
Transportation Service,
Pet Care/Walking/Feeding

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

Caring in Bristol is creating a city empowered to solve homelessness. It works in creative and imaginative ways with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, with the public and with community partners, to bring about lasting change in Bristol and beyond. We believe that homelessness is not inevitable. Our work provides early support to halt homelessness in its tracks, helping people to move away from a crisis.

We support young people who have experienced a homelessness crisis... More

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Crisis response, Housing/Homelessness, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We currently offer creche, pre-school and day school children. We also offer youth diversionary facilities through work with a local school and sport training, a Friday evening youth meeting and engagement teams working on the streets of Brislington. Moving through the age groups, we offer marriage advice and sessions on how to come to terms with divorce and grief. We also provide debt management assistance. We run a weekly food bank.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, , Community safety, Community development, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Food, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Play, Sport, Trading, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

inspires, empowers and skills girls and young women for sustainable futures

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

Therapy for adopted and fostered children

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

The Centre for Capacity Building & Enterprise Development (CCBED) is a Bristol based social enterprise dedicated to training and development. We are currently set up to deliver SFEDI accredited and specifically designed courses that cater for the needs of under represented groups in society e.g. migrants, disabled, older people and the unemployed.

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

We provide a free equipment and installation service for anyone with a registered hearing loss living in Bristol.

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

We are a national charitable company, established in 1979, that shares our knowledge and experience to help people change to way they think and act on energy. We have a staff of over 40, and work on some 60 different projects at any one time. We are funded by more than £2 million a year from a range of governmental, charitable and private sector funds and clients.

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

Cerebra are a UK Children's Disabilities Charity supporting children up to 16 who are have a learning disability or neurological condition. Cerebra offers a range are services that are available to disabled children and their familes. There is no cost for these or indeed for membership.
Services include our National Helpline, Grants Scheme, a Postal Lending Library (inc. Sensory Toys), Free Information Events and Literature, a Sleep Advisory Service, Personal Portfolio Service (... More

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

Cerebral palsy plus is a Bristol based charity for those with cerebral palsy, their families and carers. We are committed to providing high quality, timely information and confidential support to the cerebral palsy community of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

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

mens mentoring company for males in education and beyond

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

Changes Bristol is a mutual help and support group for people of the greater Bristol Community who are affected by mental health problems. Using a twelve step program that fosters a therapeutic environment, Changes holds group sessions in which participants can share problems while receiving support and learning from one another. We encourage our participants to use our methodology to make meaningful changes for improved long term mental health.

Changes provides a safe environment... More

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Operates a number of retail spaces to raise money to support our Volunteer Plus programme. This scheme is designed to help and support people who have experienced trauma - which may have led to addiction, offending, homelessness etc. - to gain non-paid work experience and receive mentoring support in order to help them find hope and a future.

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

The Association operates to support charitable aims in the Chaplin Community Garden in Easton. It is currently applying for registration as a charity, with the following objects:
(1) To advance community development and social cohesion for all residents local to Chaplin Community Garden in the Easton district of Bristol by enhancing the Garden’s relevance and presence through a process of ongoing enhancement.
(2) The promotion of mental health and wellbeing for local community... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Environment/Sustainability, Public & Green Spaces, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

We provide HR advice, support and organisational development consultancy to VCS organisations. We provide a full service from recruitment through to retirement and everything in between. We also support organisations through support to Boards via training on a wide range of governance issues.

We have delivered training for VOSCUR over a number of years.

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

Cherry Orchards is a therapeutic community offering on-site residential or day programmes. It helps adults recovering from the debilitating effect of any life crisis, including mental health or psychological problems, learning difficulties, recovery from substance or alcohol abuse, and any other form of emotional distress. Set in 20 acres of fields and gardens, it offers a safe and peaceful rural setting within an urban context.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, Environment/Sustainability, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Our objectives are:<br>> To relieve sickness, hardship and distress by providing assistance, advice, representation and services amongst Chinese women in the area of benefit.<br>> To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for Chinese women or for those persons who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, poverty or social and economic circumstances... More

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

We are a large city centre church, and work under our vision statement of "Being transformed by Jesus to see the Kingdom come', which is further expanded in the three areas of Worship, Mission and Family. Internationally, we support many mission partners in the wider world.

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

Registered (Non profit) Provider of Social Housing (Supported Accommodation) and related support services, Drugs & Alcohol, Domestic Violence and Other Vulnerable Adult Services.

Activity types: Advice services, Community safety, Counselling, Criminal Justice, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Circles Network is a UK wide voluntary organisation based in Warwickshire, renowned for building inclusive communities on the foundations of justice, advocacy, empowerment and friendships.

Working with people of any age who are isolated or at risk of isolation, this organisation has ground breaking expertise in the development of Circles of Support, Independent and Collective Advocacy, Person Centred Planning and Inclusion into the mainstream of life. Working in highly creative,... More

Activity types: Care Services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

FE and HE education in Circus
Community engagement in circus and arts
Public class programme for adults and children in Circus
Theatre and performance
Events and hires space

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

Supports witnesses attending court

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

Provides free, impartial advice and information on a range of issues including: Benefits, Debt, Housing, Employment, Consumer and Family.

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

City Funds is a place-based investment fund for Bristol that invests in organisations that are targeting the causes and effects of inequality in the city. Primarily, this means we invest in four priority areas: Economic Inclusion, Community Initiatives, Environmental Transformation and No Child Goes Hungry (reducing food poverty). We can invest from £50,000 up to £1 million, depending on the type of the project and the experience of the leadership team. We use mixed funding to help design... More

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

Clean Slate offers support and training to help people become financially better off, find work and make the most out of being online.

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

Clearer Minds will source and build micro homes for the homeless. Also provide a space where they can grow/ build things to sell. A shop with a café will be provided for this.

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

Developing a project to restore and open a heated open air community swimming pool. Cleveland pools is the oldest surviving public pool in the UK dating from 1815. It is listed grade II* and part of the Bath World Heritage Site. The project is applying for a stage II HLF grant and will include historic interpretation as a core part of the project.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, , Community buildings, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Play, Sport,
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

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