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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Phoenix Social Enterprise are a social enterprise with a clear business purpose – to help individuals, communities and economies progress and grow. Phoenix Social Enterprise offer overseas volunteering, Capacity Building, Conference facilities and affordable hotdesking, and employment support. We also offer B1 English courses, Life in the UK courses and Employability Skills Training.

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

We support residents to open their streets for play on a regular basis using the council's 'Temporary Play Street Order' and are growing a grassroots movement for street play across Bristol

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Play, Public and green spaces
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

The Plus Importance Project improves understanding and inclusivity of people in the + of LGBT+, defined as sexualities, gender identities and sex characteristics including, but not limited to, asexual, genderfluid, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, pansexual and queer.

We provide training and support to organisations, educate the public and conduct research on identities in the +.

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

Support parents with children with additional needs we meet up every friday I help fill forms, apply for schools,appeals, I do this on my own voluntary from Barton Hill, the parents that come to the group 99% are from the somalian community that are very isolated and have no support from local authority or family, I help on a daily basis if needed which I usually am even if its just for advice.

Activity types: Advice services, Campaigning, Care Services, Community development, Health
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Positive Cycle Trust is a small local community organisation established in January 2012, with the intention of providing Support, advice and information to families who are in hardship or distress.
Our main objectives are:
• Practical support, solutions and interventions through access to
training, employment, advice, counselling, housing, health, and education opportunities.
• Work with young parents and families, providing crèche facilities, to
aid access to... More

Activity types: Advice services, Arts, Music and Culture, Care Services, , Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Play
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Our services are for people who want to withdraw safely off Benzodiazepines (Benzos), Z drugs and other similar prescribed drugs through a wrap-around service of one to one therapy, group therapy and a telephone support service. Therapy 300 is a face to face service, you will receive a full assessment, individual taper and care plan, ongoing support from specialist practitioners, one-to-one support and group therapy. We have an advocacy service, liaising on your behalf with your GP and other... More

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

Fairbridge is a leading national charity supporting young people aged 13-25 who are disaffected or vulnerable. We specialise in running a long term personal development programme that combines personal support with practical learning experiences. We tackle ingrained behaviours and attitudes and enable young people to develop their personal and social skills. We offer young people a fresh start, some who will believe in them and a chance to prove themselves.<br>All young people... More

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

The Prince's Trust Team Programme is a dynamic full time personal development programme for 16-25 year olds that is delivered by the City of Bristol College. <br>The programmes's aim is to enable young people to realize their potential and recognize what they can achieve as a team and individually.<br><br>The programme focuses on wider key skills such as teamwork, leadership, confidence, tolerance and communication. Throughout the 12 weeks... More

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

Project MAMA provides individually-focused, holistic support to women from migrant backgrounds throughout pregnancy, birth and early parenthood in the wider Bristol area. We aim to address the structural and health inequalities many migrant women can face during and after pregnancy. Our work is built on the fundamental belief that all mothers-to-be need compassion, support, care, and space leading up to the birth of their children. They have the right to be supported through their pregnancy... More

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

We are an inclusive organisation which provides a range of services, opportunities and support for those with learning difficulties and disabilities.
We will:
Promote inclusive community activity
Maximise the independence of our members
Create sustainable social enterprises
Be passionate advocates for those with learning difficulties
Develop effective and longstanding partnerships with local businesses

Activity types: Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Sport, Support & Development, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,
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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Quartet Community Foundation is the community foundation serving the West of England (former Avon area). Charitable funds are managed on behalf of local people, companies, charitable trusts and statutory organisations and distributed as grants to support the work of small, local charities, voluntary organisations and community groups. When allocating grants, priority is generally given to small, community-based organisations that reach people who are disadvantaged or isolated; that enables... More

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

We are a children's charity that works with families with children under the age of 19 who have a life threatening condition or are palliative.

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

Rainmaker will hold events that bring awareness of the Native American culture to Bristol and the surrounding areas. This will mainly be done using the arts.

We are the only UK gallery that specialises in contemporary Native American arts. We bring over Native American artists throughout the year to give lectures and talks, hold events and gallery exhibitions.

Please see the website for further details of upcoming events and exhibitions.

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

We exist to provide social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.

Our tea parties are monthly social groups open to people aged 75 and over. They are a chance for a change of scenery and regular afternoons of conversation and laughter with friends of all ages.

Call companions is our telephone befriending service ensuring older people remain connected to the outside world. Call companions is available to anyone aged 75... More

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

Re:work is a registered charity situated in an area of multiple deprivation classified as the worst 10% in the country. Since 1999, when it was established by a small group of local people, the charity has supported young offenders or young people aged 12-18 who are excluded from school. It also works with young adults aged 18-25 in long term unemployment.

Re:work provides support, training and work experience in gardening maintenance, carpentry and retail. Our aim is to raise... More

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Enterprise, Housing/Homelessness, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Growing the capacity of the local food system || Giving access to fresh healthy local food
Developing community life || Encouraging new enterprise

~What we support~

Buying Groups – we introduce self-selected groups to local producers, from whom they can order their food. Groups agree a delivery time with producers and come together to collect their food. A convenient and sociable way to buy food, that ensures ease of access for all and good financial control.

New... More

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

REalliance CIC is a partnership of four networks: Community Recycling Network UK, Furniture Reuse Network, Community Composting Network & London Community Resource Network.
REalliance CIC’s principal activities are to: Provide development support, guidance and information for Third Sector Waste Management Organisations; Represent community sustainable resource management groups.
The support provided will enable organisations to sustain and develop the waste management... More

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

Reconstruct provides training, consultancy and children's services to the social care sector in the UK.

We train and develop people so they become better workers.

We provide independent services for children and young people, which make a difference to their lives.

We supply consultants and project managers to organisations so they can provide better services. We also write web-based child care and child protection procedures, easily accessed by staff.

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Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Working mainly in the voluntary and public sector, Red Kite aims to: Support the Individual, Strengthen the Group, Develop the Organisation, and provide community support.

Activity types: Community development, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Run a community cafe, grow veg/plants for sale, horticultural therapy, offer a meeting room for community education and groups, act a resource for health and well being and green space for the liocal community

Activity types: Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Food, Health, Trading
Areas of Bristol served: Specific areas (wards) of Bristol,

Community arts and music festival

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

Runs a community cafe/ drop-in centre, Foodbank, gives free meals to the homesless, runs Recovery courses and provides support to the marginalized and people suffering from addictions, mental health issues, social exclusion issues, depression, unemployment etc., also runs community events and provides a Christian fellowship group open to all

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

- Advice, advocacy & information for asylum seekers and new refugees. Training and awareness raising for other organizations, groups and communities - volunteering projects, development work with refugee groups. Information & signposting.

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

support and activities for asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants in North Somerset

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Areas of Bristol served: Outside Bristol only,

We provide five main services: Relationship counselling for adults experiencing distress and difficulties in their relationships; Relationship counselling for children and young people; Sex therapy for people who are trying to overcome sexual problems; Family counselling for whole families with emotional conflict and problems; Training and education service offering courses to the general public and organisations

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

Bristol and outside Bristol

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We raise affordable funds for social enterprises

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

Research, advice and promotion of resource efficiency, especially waste and recycling issues. We work with local councils to provide residents with advice on recycling and in schools. We work with businesses providing environmental audits, waste reduction advice and support in developing and maintaining environmental management systems.

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

RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed, everyday people. Together we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.

Our campaigners receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In time, they learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity.

Backed by the in-depth research and the political expertise of staff, RESULTS... More

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

Do you provide support towards the mental well-being of a family member or friend?

Do you find it difficult at times? Would you like someone to talk to in confidence?

Rethink Carers Service can offer one-to-one meetings and telephone support, educational seminars, signposting to other agencies, group support, events and information and clarification about your rights. There are two groups running at present the first at Petherton Resource Centre at Hengrove on the third... More

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

At the Bristol Community Support Services, located at St Paul's Settlement in Bristol, we provide community support and groups, carers support and groups and Black & Minority Ethnic Community Development Work.

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Areas of Bristol served: not specified

The Re-use Network is the national body which supports,assists and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. We are the lead, the voice, the technical and business support and the product broker for re-use charities.

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

Third sector mental health charity

Activity types: Advice services, Care Services, Community development, Counselling, Employment, Education/Training/Learning, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: not specified
Activity types: Arts, Music and Culture, Community development, Education/Training/Learning, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Rising’s mission is to nurture more diverse participation, staffing and leadership across Bristol’s creative sector. We do this by providing 16-25 year olds with professional mentoring, commissioning opportunities, platforms to showcase work, and leadership training. Our USP is the combination of new talent discovery with experienced project management.

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

We are an inner city youth project working in a full time capacity with hard to reach and disaffected young people. The day work is mainly targeted work, which includes:
-Riverside Youth Project in Education (with education and SSD) to re-engage youngsters by using sport as a platform.
-The Boys Club works at night as a major activity base for young people.

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

The Rock Community Centre is a centre based in Lawrence Weston providing a facility for people who live in or around the estate. Specific reference is given to the elderly and disabled of all ages.

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

Our organisation provides accomodation and support, completley free of charge, to families of critically ill children that are staying in the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. We are an independent charity that relies solely on fundraising and donations from the public.

Activity types: Care Services, Counselling, Health, Housing/Homelessness
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

RGSL is the home of Bristol West Indian Cricket Club. We provide sports facilities and function rooms to the local community. Our main area of business include being a base for Bristol West Indian Cricket Club who run several community cricket teams for both youth and adults. We also host several community football teams for regular after school practice and games. We are open to all communities but have a specific interest in sports promotion, development and leisure activities for... More

Activity types: Community buildings, Health, Public & Green Spaces, Sport
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

We are a volunteer organisation that helps support older people to remain active independent and involved in their communities

Activity types: Community safety, Community development, Health, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Encourages and provides support for the over-50's to become volunteers for the benefit of their local community.
Members choose activities, time donated and when, work in groups, have insurance cover and expenses paid.
Main projects are community support (transport, wellbeing services) via surgery-based patient volunteer groups, working with schoolchildren, care home lay assessors, fuel poverty, gentle activity/musical sessions.

Activity types: Education/Training/Learning, Environment/Sustainability, Health, Housing/Homelessness, Support & Development,
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Logos House is a Salvation Army 'Life house' that provides support to people who are homeless and wanting to move on and live independently. The aim of the project is to empower individuals to overcome the barriers they face, achieve their aspirations and move on towards independent living. We believe this can be achieved through tailored support planning, a focus on positive outcomes and celebrating success.

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

This Salvation Army Centre have a mission objective to help look after the spiritual and physical needs of all persons in the local community. Our suite of buildings have some form of activity taking place at regular intervals during the week, including hiring out selected rooms to local council groups.
1. Monday - Day centre starting at 9.30am providing coffee and toast, followed at 12. 00pm by a three course lunch at the hall. We have a limited supply of clothing and blankets which... More

Activity types: Care Services, Community development, Housing/Homelessness, Young peoples' services
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

We are a Christian Church and a registered charity based in St Pauls offering various outreach community programme:
- Day Care & lunch for the elderly 10am-2pm Wednesdays
Family Support Service Tue & Thu 10am - 2pm (by referral from any main agency)
- 'Little Angels' Parent & Toddler Group; Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-12noon & Toddler lunch club 12noon-1pm.
Sunday services: 10am and 11.45am
- Youth activity <br>
-... More

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

We run a festival over 2 days in July to raise money and awareness of the service of samaritans. This is our first year and dates are 26th and 27th July. We are non profit with all proceeds to samaritans

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

A café that helps people with disabilities gain training and work,

Our hope is that this would increase feelings of self-worth and self-confidence; develop new skills (social and technical); improve prospects for paid work in the future. We envisage a warm, friendly, calm and inclusive environment for customers and staff alike. In addition to providing healthy and nutritious food and drinks, we would cater for those with special dietary requirements

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

The Following are some of the sevices we offer:

Business & Enterprise Development

Business and Enterprise Development Services for new and emerging businesses, including assistance to access funding and technical expertise from the local and national business community.
Customized business support and advice to provide assistance in up scaling systems and processes of new and existing businesses
Entrepreneurship training and Business Start-up support
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Activity types: Advice services, Community development, Counselling, Education/Training/Learning, Support & Development
Areas of Bristol served: All areas of Bristol,

Looks after the health and wellbeing of the elderly and disabled living in independent accommodation in the South Gloucestershire area

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

To obtain or acquire access to the waste land at the corner of Saxon Road and Warminster Road in St. Werburghs and turn it into a community green space.
The green space would benefit the whole community by turning a piece of waste ground, into something that can be shared. Currently the land is owned by a company planning to put storage containers on the land. The land has been derelict on and off for about 20 years.
Following a community consultation we gathered a wealth of... More

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

School's Out, Henleaze is a non-profit making organisation which provides after school and holiday childcare for up to 48 children. Our aim is to provide quality childcare in a safe, welcoming and stimulating environment for as low a cost as possible. We are registered with, and regulated by, OFSTED. During the school holidays the play scheme runs from 8.30am - 5.30pm. Children from all schools are welcome to attend, providing they have first been registered with the scheme. To find... More

Activity types: , Play, Public & Green Spaces
Areas of Bristol served: not specified

Schumacher promotes sustainable systems for social, economic and environmental development. We organise the yearly Bristol Schumacher Conference since 1978. Publish Schumacher Briefings (16 so far). Schumacher Awared and Promote Human Scale Sustainable Development

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

We are a voluntary organisation who cook healthy, delicious soups using surplus veg from Fareshare and Foodclub and distribute it weekly to families at risk of food insecurity in Lockleaze, Bristol

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

Bristol Crisis Service for Women is a national charity that offers support to women, with a particular focus on self-injury. We provide support through our helpline, information service and training.<br><br>Our helpline is open Friday and Saturday 9pm - 12.30am and Sunday evenings 6pm - 9pm. Tel: 0117 925 1119. The helpline is for women in emotional distress, but the focus is on self-injury. Interpreters are available (women need to say in English which language... More

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

Established 25 years ago, Send a Cow is an international development charity that enables poor farmers in Africa to become self-reliant by providing them with livestock, training and advice. We work in 7 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, hand in hand with poor families, teaching them the skills they need to build new lives free from poverty and hunger. By providing training, livestock, seeds and support, we aim to restore hope and create stronger communities for the future. In turn, these... More

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

Supportive Parents is a charity providing information and support to families of children with any type of special educational need from 0-19 years in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, from September 2014 the service will be extended to 0-25 year olds.

We are an independent organisation offering a free, confidential and impartial service to any parent who has a concern about their child’s education. We provide you with all the information you need to understand the... More

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

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