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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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,

Hartcliffe Health & Environment Action Group is an established local community group that has supported a range of projects in the BS13 and surrounding area of South Bristol since 1990. <br><br>We aim to improve the community and lives of local people by actively engaging residents in both health-related and environmentally sustainable activities.<br><br>By working together on issues which effect people's lives, local residents... More

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health
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,

The project enables young mothers aged 16 to 25 access to a wide range of; skills, advice support, educational opportunities and information. This will aim to provide better educational and employment prospects, improve health choices, increase life expectations and establish greater opportunities for young mothers and their children in the future. The group run on Mon-Fri from 12.00 until 2.30 and offers Ofted registeered creche facilities during these times.<br><br... More

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

Home Instead Senior Care is a unique local service for older people. We provide services like companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, personal care, errands and local transport. Our Caregivers encourage, assist and stimulate our clients in a variety of daily activities in order to keep them independent and happy in their own homes for as long as possible.

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

Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under five years of age. Volunteers offer weekly support, friendship and practical help to families under stress, in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. Home-Start Bristol offers a unique service covering a wide geographical area, including Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We are committed to delivering an inclusive service open to families from all... More

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

Home-Start North Somerset is a family support charity. Our volunteers help families through challenging times with practical support and friendship.

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

we directly house the homeless, by raising funds from public and private sectors. All money raised goes directly to where its needed i.e paying a deposit and a months rent in advance, We also help them look for employment if gives them back hope and rebuild there lives

Activity types: Advice services, Employment, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

We run and manage a community building to provide activities to the local area which includes a youth club and adult learning.

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

Helping to make Hotwells and Cliftonwood a better place to live by facilitating and supporting community led initiatives. Youth activities have been put on hold and will return when demand returns. We are committed to a Sustainable Environment and facilitate groups involved in Green Spaces and Traffic and Transport. We aim to increase the dialogue between different sections of the community through Community Forums and Community Consultations. We produce a quarterly Newsletter which is... More

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

CHAS Bristol is a registered charity that provides free, independent and confidential advice on housing problems. Our service is for anyone in housing need in Bristol and surrounding areas, we also provide advice on debt and welfare benefit issues, if related to the primary housing issue. We operate our service by telephone, home visits and outreach appointments at central locations in Bristol.

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

I am an employment expert, empowering small organisations to deliver good practice when managing people. I offer free compliance checks, and pragmatic, cost effective solutions to problems.

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

The Hungerford Community Centre is the club for the community built by the community located on Hungerford Road, Brislington.

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

iContact promote and encourage community, cultural and citizen's orientated film making. We strongly believe in the power of low and no budget film making and that all it really takes to make a film is determination. Our films span a decade and a half and have covered both local and global issues. In this time we have worked with many local community, campaign groups and broadcast media.

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

Provide 1:1 support, therapy, advice, signposting to adult internet sex-workers in Bristol.

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

Promoting photography and multimedia storytelling. IC-Visual Lab provides an open forum for the discussion, production and promotion of photography. Through regular events and community based activities ICVL supports the development of the medium we love. Our aim is to help share and explore the potential of photography with new and diverse audiences. We are based in Bristol, South West of England and are open for commissions, collaborations and conversations

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

Training and facilitation.

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

Bespoke, peer led self development training called the Domino Effect Project, aimed at individuals who have experienced a major upset in their lives and are ready to change and move on.

A competition SHARPSHOTZ for young people attending secondary schools in Bristol and North Somerset. Utilises documentary and animation films to raise awareness of issues facing young people today. Two winning films are chosen and produced with an annual premiere at the Watershed in Bristol.

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

THeatre / visual arts / story teling and writing community arts workshops and training.

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

Improving the Lives of Older People is a community group with the aim of reducing loneliness and isolation.

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

Imayla - Urban, Rural Creative Connections. We run a range of multi-cultural arts and activity events, courses, residentials and camps inspired by the outdoor environment. Imayla works alongside partner organisations and individuals to respond to the needs of Bristol's inner city communities and develop links between the city and the rural environment. A longer term ambition is to develop an Out of the City facility (approx 1.5 hrs from Bristol) for community use as a Centre for inter... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Community safety, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Play, Public & Green Spaces, Sport, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

In Between Time is a working-class, female-led live art producer based in Bristol and the South West, with an international network and reach.

Since 2001, we have been bringing people, partners and places together through festivals and remarkable artworks and events, to connect, think, reflect, take action, dream and to do things together that they have not yet imagined.

We bring people together around radical art and ideas to encourage new ways to think about the world and... More

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

In Bristol Studio is an artist-led, not for profit organisation whose mission is to provide affordable studio space with shared access to specialist professional tools and machinery, alongside business support, mentoring and opportunities to develop the creative practice of our members.

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

include works in such a way that the best interests of children and young people are the priority and social inclusion is promoted. We ensure both equality of opportunity and quality of provision for learners so that although they are educated ‘outside the mainstream’, attainment, achievement and progression is at a level comparable to mainstream school.

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

Providing supported access to the workplace for autistic and neuro-divergent young people; providing education and training to organisations to help them develop more inclusive and diverse workplaces.

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

We promote horticultural activities in Bristol and surround areas. We also install gardens in public spaces, and schools as well as running an education programme in primary and secondary schools.

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

Play and support sessions for disabled children

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

IMB members are unpaid volunteers appointed by the Ministry of Justice to monitor day to day life in prisons and ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained.
The team of 13 members visit Eastwood Park Women's Prison on a weekly rota. After a period of training IMB members visit the prison unannounced and are issued with keys at the main gate. IMB members have access to most areas and weekly rota visit reports are prepared. Any issues raised are discussed with... More

Activity types: Advice services, , Community safety, Criminal Justice, Education/Training/Learning
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Regional Branch of National Organisation. The Institute of Fundraising South West Group provides training, advice and support on all issues relating to fundraising. Regular training events are held including two one-day conferences per year. The group also operates an internet forum and maintains a list of fundraising consultants and freelance fundraisers.<br>The South West Group offers bursaries to enable people to join the Institute of Fundraising at half-price

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

We provide a place of worship for the local Muslims of Montpelier and surrounding areas;Further we provide after-school classes for young children 6-16 years on the Quran and Islamic studies

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

We support men with Testicular Cancer in the South West of England

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

Jacari Bristol provides free English language support to children who do not speak English as their first language and who are struggling at school.

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

Jackie's Feed Program was set up by Jackie in 2012. Food service takes place in Priory Park in the centre of Bristol every other Saturday. Our aim is to eradicate hunger from within the homeless community of Bristol by providing hot, nutritious and balanced meals ''cooked with love''.

Activity types: Food, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

The holistic centre offers treatment in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy and C.B.T Therapy and supervision for therapists. We also offer, reiki (and one to one reiki direction), Reflexology and Hopi Ear Candle.
Jane is an approved counsellor with Banardos adoption agency, and offers attachment focus counselling, solution focused counselling, school counselling and outreach work.
Jane also provides mobile group acupuncture, meditation and mindfulness workshops, carers... More

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Community safety, Community development, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Support & Development, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Provides Judo classes for children and adults , part of the TIF project

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

JIGSAW Thornbury are committed to providing support to families who have children with additional needs and disabilities.

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

Fund raising to have a cancer rehabilitation centre in Bristol

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

John Wesley's New Room is a Methodist Heritage site in the centre of Bristol – the world’s oldest Methodist building dating back to 1739. Located in the heart of Broadmead it is open to public six days a week as a visitor attraction and remains a place of worship and pilgrimage for people from all over the world.
The award-winning museum consists of a peaceful Grade I listed 18th century chapel with beautifully preserved features, and Preachers’ Rooms exploring social and... More

Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Faith/Religion, Festivals and events
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Journeyman UK is a registered charity dedicated to supporting boys aged 13 to 17 in discovering their potential as they navigate the choppy waters of adolescence. We enable communities to skilfully take responsibility for supporting their boys and young men to become the adults they want to be.

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Julian House supports homeless and marginalised men and women. Not only do they tackle the crisis of people sleeping rough on our streets, but they provide services that mean individuals, families and young people are prevented from getting to that crisis point. They accommodate and support families and individuals escaping domestic abuse, offenders, those in recovery from addiction and the long term unemployed. Providing some of the most vulnerable people on our doorstep with the support... More

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

The junction project provides accommodation and support for adults directly affected by alcohol or substance misuse.

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

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