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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Co-operative and Community Finance provides loans to co-ops and other social economy enterprises throughout the former Avon area. These include registered or incorporated workers, marketing and community co-ops and community businesses.<br><br>It provides user-friendly support and Advice to clients and is therefore especially suitable for new and existing social economy enterprises. Loans of £5,000 to £50,000 are available and in some circumstances it is able to... More

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We are a theatre company that makes work about social issues working with communities to create them. At the moment we are working on a site-specific production about domestic violence staged in a residential house. We have been working extensively with the charity Survive and with women who have experienced domestic violence to record their stories which we are making a verbatim text out of. We aim to make work for people who do not normally go to the theatre and have strong marketing... More

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

Community Care Connect is a localised approach to building care and support networks that enables communities themselves to play a vital role in meeting the care and support needs of the people that live there.

We support third sector organisations, social enterprises and carer-led start-ups to upscale their impact by developing viable new Carer Introduction Services that match people seeking care or support at home with self-employed and directly employed Care or Support Workers and... More

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

We are a social enterprise working across the community public and private sector, promoting new ways of meeting, engaging, collaborating, participating, co-designing and co-creating. We use the income generated through our work with larger organisations to subsidise our work with the grassroots.

We are Community Organisers, Participatory Group Process Designers/ Facilitators, Graphic Artists, Campaigners, Researchers and Trainers using cutting edge social technologies such as "... More

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

Curo Choice delivers Community Connectwhich is a service which supports people over 50 by identifying ways to improve their lives and signposting them to other agencies when appropriate. Our support may include creating groups in the community, and enabling them to re-connect to their neighbourhood and become less isolated.

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

We provide educational classes, advice services, employment support, social opportunities and signposting, advocacy and counselling services,

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

We run and manage Filwood Community Centre. It is base to Filwood Sports and Social Club, The Knowle West Health Association and Kepping kids Company (from 1/1/13)

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, Community buildings, Community development, Community safety, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion, Food, Health, Play, Sport, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Mentoring for CEO's, Board development around strategic planning and governance

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

Community of Purpose C.I.C (10421390) is committed to transforming the lives and futures of young people and making Bristol even better. To make this a reality, we run three main projects throughout the year:

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Food, Health, Sport, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The Compass Project is a community of people in recovery from addiction working together to move forward by providing volunteer work opportunities to all our members. We support ourselves by collecting, recycling, renovating and reselling donated furniture and goods through our two social enterprises. We believe everyone and everything deserves a second chance!

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

Contact! is a charity which provides support, advice, and information for families with disabled children.
We do not provide "hands on" practical support but do provide information, signposting and a listening ear from a local parents who has local knowledge.

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

Academy school - Co-operative model

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

We provide supported training & employment for disabled people, using the creativity of cooking, gardening and beyond.

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

We are a charitable organisation renting offices to other charities, hiring activity and meeting rooms and developing work with young people, inspiring them to fulfil their potential through arts

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

cinema, music, arts venue

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

The Charity has a trading arm, the Curzon Community Cinema, from which any profits go back to the charity to support these aims:

(a) To promote, maintain, improve and advance education of the public in Clevedon and the surrounding area generally and encouragement of the Arts.

(b) To provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for the recreation and leisure time occupation of the residents of the areas aforesaid without distinction of sex of political, religious or... More

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

Dame Emily Park Project DEPP are a community group made up of local residents. Our aims are to
improve Dame Emily Park, for the benefit of all its users, in providing a safe and pleasant environment with good facilities.

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Food, Health, Play, Public & Green Spaces, Sport, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Supports adults with sight and hearing loss

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

A leading firm of solicitors specialising in public law and human rights, whose casework focuses on representing marginalised groups and individuals to challenge decisions made by public authorities. Legal Aid is available. Other forms of funding for cases can be explored if needs be.

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Deki is a organisation that connects people through online person-to-person micro-loans. Empowering specific people in the developing world to lift themselves out of poverty. The Deki website (www.deki.org.uk) displays photographs and profiles of borrowers in the developing world who would like a micro-loan to help them set up or expand a business. Deki works with field partners who are grass roots organisations already working micro finance. We provide... More

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

DET Entertainment holds various events within the communities of Bristol.

We're committed to providing an expansive platform for local business and initiatives to connect with the community and bring opportunities that build bridges for better community cohesion.

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Community development, Community safety, Employment, Festivals and events, Play, Poverty
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Developing Health and Independence is a local charity that was set up in 1999 to help people out of the cycle of homelessness, social isolation and drug or alcohol abuse.

One of our strengths is being able to respond to our clients’ needs by offering a tailored programme from a range of practical and emotional support services.

DHI deals not only with the health and emotional well being of our clients, but also with practical issues such as housing, social isolation, and lack... More

Activity types: Advice services, Counselling, Criminal Justice, Education/Training/Learning, Employment, Food, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Dhek Bhal is a charity and offer help and support in many different ways, including running culturally sensitive services and activities, giving advice to individuals and organisations, and advocating on behalf of those who find it difficult to access the services they are entitled to and need.Our work benefits many of the most vulnerable people in our communities who are isolated and disadvantaged because of their culture, religion and language. Providing daycare, sitting service and... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, Environment/Sustainability, Food
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Support groups , workshops ,health inequalities, education, recreational activities etc , food bank

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Community safety, Counselling, Criminal Justice, Education/Training/Learning, Food, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Play, Sport, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

DigiLocal is an award winning charity giving under-represented young people the opportunity to discover and develop their digital talents.

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

The aims of the service are: <br>
* to give Disabled people and carers advice on any issue that will help them to make choices <br>
* To assist Disabled people to use existing services. <br>
* To advise on the benefits which Disabled people and carers might be entitled to. <br>
* To support Disabled people to complete Disability Living Allowance forms and Attendance Allowance forms, PIP, ESA50 (Limited Capability... More

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

Provides social activities for people with autism

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

Tackling anti social behavior, drug and alcohol abuse whist offering a safe haven to promote health and well being among the young people that we serve.

Tackling violence and the increase in gang culture among young people.

Improving community safety and strengthening links between partner groups including police, local authority and sport organisations.

We are members of the Police & Community Clubs of Great Britain and the Somerset & Bristol Amateur Boxing... More

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

* Information on products and equipment to remove barriers to inclusion for disabled adults, children, and the elderly <br>
* Showroom with products to look at and try by appointment <br>
* Mobility Service for driving and passenger assessment and advice on car adaptions <br>
* Training suite for hire, suitable for manual handling or similar

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

To support all Asian women in any possible way. Organise indoor events for women and children, help housewives and women to start up their own businesses.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, , Community buildings, Community safety, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We provide book keeping, pay roll, independent examination, and year end accounts.

Activity types:
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We- provide our services from specific projects aimed at vulnerable/disabled individuals from teh communities within which we work.

Our current projects are-
My Way 2 Employment-helping young disabled people secure skills and knowledge to be confident to apply for paid work
AT4U-24:7- stress free door to door accessibel transport around Bristol and to anywhere in the UK-incorporating Eastolian Transport
AOL4U-internet cafe
I Am Me social activites- summer day... More

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Care Services, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Sport,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Children and Family Services

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

church, community centre

Activity types: Advice services, Community buildings, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Easton Community Centre as a resource for people who live and/or work in Easton and the surrounding neighbourhoods so that people from all sections of the local population can come together for social, learning, recreational purposes, raise local issues and promote the interests of the area.

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, Community development, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Play
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We provide high quality education services all year round for children aged between 6 months and 5 years. We are a charitable organization & do not profit from the fees that parents pay.<br><br>We aim to provide an inclusive service for all children and pride ourselves on a good relationship with parents. <br> <br> The Centre also offers a counselling service, financial advice and a weekly stay & play session which is free of... More

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

Youth theatre based in Easton for 6-11 year olds.

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

Working with local residents to make positive changes in the area. We do this
by bringing residents together with the agencies that make decisions in the
area (e.g. Council, police) to enable residents to influence those decisions.
Also make sure that local people know about decisions that affect them and
how they can get involved, raise issues and bring about change.

Activity types: Advice services, Community development, Environment/Sustainability
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

The EcoMedia Collective is a Bristol-based community interest company made up of social enterprise and social media professionals who use social media innovation to promote change and broaden positive social outcomes. We help communities, clients and events use SOCIAL BROADCASTING - audio, podcasts,live web broadcasting and mobile friendly media - to reach and engage with more people online and on mobile devices. Our team delivers practical advice, hands-on help and simple, effective, all-in... More

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We sell books that promote practical solutions to environmental problems. Please ring for a free catalogue

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

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