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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We are trying to save our local swimming pool (Bristol Jubilee Pool) by securing a Community Asset Transfer which will enable the community to run the pool and keep it open

Activity types: Campaigning, Community buildings, Community development, Health, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Seeks to protect, enhance and develop St. Andrews park and surrounding streets.

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

A group that works to support and enhance St George Park, Bristol as a community resource and wildlife haven. We work with other community groups and the City Council.

Activity types: Community buildings, Community development, Community safety, Environment/Sustainability, Play, Public & Green Spaces, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Full circle provides a youth service for young people in St Pauls and the surrounding area. The clubs include a girls club on a Tuesday 4.30-6pm; open access youth club Wednesdays 6-9pm (13-19 yrs); Women's Group Thursdays 11-2pm, an open access activity/games night (7-12) parents welcome! We are also actively working with other organisations to put on community events including family fun days and are involved in community development through St Pauls Unlimited and the Ashley, Easton... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, , Community buildings, Community safety, Community development, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Play, Public & Green Spaces, Sport, Young peoples' services,
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We are Fun 4 Families UK C.I.C t/a Fun 4 Families Bristol. Helping the community make memories by working together and supporting each other. Providing vital social support across the city and surrounding areas.

Activity types: Campaigning, Community development, Community safety, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

GayWest is a long-established social and support organisation for gay men and women. We run a coffeeshop - the Rainbow CafÈ - in central Bath every Saturday morning from 10.30am - 12.30pm and this is open to everyone. For members, we run events and social activities outlined in our monthly magazine

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

GILL delivers the 'a SALT course' (Spiritual Activists Leadership Training). This is a yearly training programme, affiliated to schumacher Institute, helping people engaged in social / political / spiritual change work to achieve goals through action-reflection and group support. The programme is designed by participants. All are both participants and leaders. 'a SALT course' is a balance of fun, creativity, deep listening, allotment skill aquisition, spiritual... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Campaigning, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Faith/Religion, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Girlguiding Bristol South Gloucester provides girls from age 5 up with the opportunity to pursue new challenges, make new friends and discover new skills and abilities they didn't know they had, by encouraging decision making and team work. All our weekly sessions for girls are run by local volunteers. Volunteers also handle our recruitment and the set up of new units and therefore new places for more girls.

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

Glenside Hospital Museum houses collections relating to the history of Bristol Psychiatric and Learning Disability Hospitals.

The Museum, set within the grounds of the building which opened in 1861 as The Bristol Lunatic Asylum, tells the 130 year story of a psychiatric hospital. Originally built for 300 patients the hospital quickly expanded to accommodating over a 1000 patients at any one. Apart from three years as a War Hospital from 1915 to 1919 when it specialised in orthopaedics... More

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

Setting up an interactive Education Centre on the SDGs in Bristol

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

Prevents international custody and residence disputes by raising awareness and supporting 'stuck' parents. (parents who are unable to return to their home country with their children after a relationship breakdown)

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Counselling
Areas of Bristol served: Outside Bristol only,

Channel the power of cricket as a tool for change, social cohesion and making a difference to the lives of people in deprived areas. Cricket can also provide the catalyst to engage disadvantaged young people and allowed them to gain crucial life skills such as respect, teamwork and self-confidence.

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

Established in 2003 our vision is to help everyone realise their potential through experience in the natrual environment, We are responsible for the Grade II listed Victorian school, residential Lodge set in 8 acres of grassland and 130 acres of woodland of which 80 acres is designated a 'Site of Special Scientific Interest'.<br>
Our work includes the delivery of a comprehensive schools programme including an innovative 'Early Intervention & Development... More

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

We are a community garden provided supportive volunteering an an accessible place as well as a toddler group and childrens' activities

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

We organise a community event called the Goram Fair - we will train local residents to become marshalls and stewards

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Play, Public & Green Spaces
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We provide an Air Ambulance service for the people of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and surrounding areas. Our Critical Care teams respond by helicopter or car, bringing our specialist skills and equipment to the people who need us most.

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

Credit Union serving Inner City to facilitate savings and loans facilities for all members of the community
Bristol Credit Union offers co-operative financial services for the mutual benefit of the people of Bristol.

Anyone living or working anywhere in the city can join and have access to easy savings accounts, affordable loans, and insurance too.

Members can have wages or benefits paid into their credit union account, and won’t be stung with high charges.

Bristol... More

Activity types: Community development, Employment, Environment/Sustainability, Housing/Homelessness, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Provide Group Analytic Therapy to those in need as well as training people to become Group Analytic Therapists

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

Developing community arts projects with people who identify themselves as isolated and unable to access mainstream arts opportunities

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

Multi-arts workshops for schools and the public. Typically our workshops are half an hour and music, movement and story based. They are highly inclusive and everyone is encouraged to take part. Feedback from head teachers can be found on our website.

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

Runs singing festivals for LGBTQ+ choirs and choral groups.

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

HANDS AROUND THE WORLD (HATW) helps needy vulnerable children around the world, mostly in Africa. 2000 children benefit every day from our work. Many are orphans and/or coping with disabilities. We strive for happy, healthy children who are safe, cared for, listened to, well fed, clothed, housed and in school. We support projects that have been set up by local people in their communities and, as part of this suport, send appropriate, enthusiastic and well-prepared volunteers on short-term... More

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

Happy City Initiative is about happiness becoming the aim of life across Bristol. It helps us shift from bad news, fear and consumption to celebrating and spreading success and creating caring, connected communities. It brings people, ideas and resources together through events, campaigning and online so happiness flourishes in every corner of the city. Working with people where they live, we help people to direct their attention towards the detail of successful solutions to build on... More

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

HappyMaps is a single hub of children's mental health information aimed at parents, carers and professionals working with young people.

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

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership (HWCP) was established in 1998 to lead the regeneration and renewal of the local area. It is a limited company, with charitable status and is run by a strong board.
HWCP manages the @symes Community Building, CATT community transport service, produces a quarterly newsletter, the Wham! and delivers the Dundry View Neighbourhood Partnership.

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Community buildings, Community development, Community safety, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Public & Green Spaces, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Hartcliffe & Withywood Ventures (HWV) is a development trust based in the Hartcliffe and Withywood area of South Bristol. The organisation owns, manages and is based at the Gatehouse Centre. Principal activities are training and development courses for employed and unemployed people from 16 - 70 years old +. HWV runs a nursery and a cafe and manages workspace on two sites. Courses and Training available includes: Preparation for Work courses, Community Drop In Mon -Fri 10-12, Work Club... More

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

Hartwood Enterprises aims to develop an affordable, specifically trained and sustainable workforce that are able to tender for the management and development of local green spaces and school grounds in an environmentally sensitive manner. We also provide gardening for vulnerable people and work based training for NVQ horticulture.

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

Have Stick Will Travel is a charity set up by Bristol born Daniel Gallimore, who himself lost his sight some years ago after an assault on a Bristol Street. The aim of the Charity is to support the thousands of blind and partially sighted people in Bristol and surrounding areas with opportunities to purchase potentially 'life changing' technology, and or appliances to further improve their lives (such as computer talking software, talking micro waves and other blind friendly... More

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

We encourage our members, adults with Learning needs or physical impairment, to focus on their abilities and to undertake work that is stimulating and interesting. Through our activities and occasional outings, we try to ensure that that our members have the same opportunities as everyone else, therefore enjoying social interaction, experiences, challenges and the outdoors. We never set limits on any person’s individual potential.
People really enjoy the skills learned, the... More

Activity types: Care Services, Education/Training/Learning, Faith/Religion, Food, Play, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Hawkspring offers drugs & alcohol related support to individuals, young people and concerned others across Bristol. Recovery Support Service - Supporting individuals, 18+, who are misusing drugs and / or alcohol. Carers Service Supporting - Family members, friends and carers aged 18+, who are adversely affected by the drug and alcohol misuse of a loved one. Young Persons Service - Supporting children of primary school age 5-11 who are affected by their parent's substance misuse in 1... More

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

Headway Bristol promotes awareness and understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provides information, services and support to the brain injured, their families and carers. Our Centre is multifunctional. We a support group, a carers group, we also hold monthly drop in sessions and we have a daytime resouce and activity centre, where the brain injured can meet in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our aim is to help people learn new skills and interests, gain confidence and coping... More

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

We are a newly established charitable company dedicated to the provision and education of complementary and alternative medicine. The charity has inherited a 30-year old clinic business, which functions as its trading arm. We are establishing a 'Community Health Fund' to provide subsidised complementary and alternative healthcare treatment for those in need and subject to financial hardship. We have applied for registered status from the Charity Commission and are currently... More

Activity types: Health
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

HealthWatch North Somerset is a CIC, established following the new Coalition Governments intention to replace the existing patient and public involvement structure (LINks) in health and social care, and is to be the consumer champion for both publicly funded health and social care.

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

For over 30 years, our charity has been working to address health inequalities in Hartcliffe and Withywood in South Bristol, which ranks among the 10% most deprived communities in the UK. We are breaking the cycle of transgenerational poverty our community faces by joining the dots between employment, health, and climate action, taking important steps to reduce poverty, improve health, create training and employment opportunities in the green economy, and empower our residents to have a... More

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Enterprise, Environment/Sustainability, Food, Health, Public & Green Spaces
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
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Areas of Bristol served: not specified
Activity types: Children's services, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

We provide free summer camps, respite care and other activities which support disabled children and young people. These activities are aimed at developing confidence and independence while in a caring and supportive environment.

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

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