Here at Urban Partners, we’re committed to making our neighbourhood a better place to live, work and study. See below for a list of our member charities and the fantastic work that they carry out. Take a look at our current Volunteering Opportunities to see the charities we work closely with and who may have immediate opportunities available.
This voluntary organisation serves the interests and needs of the older citizens of the London Borough of Camden. It provides a wide range of services, from advice and information to day activities, and support for those who are housebound and isolated.
Arsenal FC has developed community programmes which range from sport and education, to health and social inclusion – these projects are often a springboard to training and employment. Outreach work takes place on local estates and parks – offering local young people the opportunity to play football and take advantage of the other education, social inclusion and employment pathways the club offers.
City Harvest helps put fresh surplus food to good use in a sustainable way, by redistributing to organisations that feed the hungry.
This unique youth project works in partnership with young people to create and sustain a positive youth culture, inspiring young people to plan, initiate and lead their own projects. Through sports, arts and culture and mentoring, CYP engages children and young people providing education, training and support helping to raise achievement and levels of aspiration.
Established by Royal Charter in 1739, Coram is the UK’s first children’s charity. Today, Coram supports the most vulnerable children and young people in our communities, creating a change that lasts a lifetime. Coram helps children to feel safe, lead healthier lives; supports their education and learning and protects their legal rights when these are in danger of being ignored.
Helping homeless people rebuild their lives since 2006.
Connecting people to each other and the natural world by creating hands-on and reflective opportunities.
New Horizon Youth Centre is a charity and day centre for people aged between 16 and 21 who are homeless or vulnerable.
A unique mentoring project that partners the inner-city children of Somers Town with volunteer theatre professionals. Children are given intensive, one-to-one adult attention, enabling them to write plays which are then performed by professional actors. Scene & Heard’s work improves literacy skills and attitudes towards education, developing communication and social skills.
Working with NEET young adults SGS produces excellent music projects, supporting creatives across London as well as providing platforms and opportunities for unsigned and emerging artists.
The Parent House aim to improve the aspirations and lives of parents and carers who are at risk of exclusion, poverty and isolation.
Provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide. The Samaritans works to make sure there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone.
The Voices Foundation is a national music education charity working closely with schools, academies, Music Education Hubs and partners to deliver sustainable and effective music education.
Young Camden Foundation is a registered charity set up to address the growing uncertainty of long-term investment in the children and young people sector in Camden and the need to build more cross-sector partnerships.
We are also in contact with a wide range of non-member charities in our local area, to better understand how we might be able to help them achieve their objectives, these include, [email protected], RNIB, London Wildlife Trust, Art Box, Saint Pancras Community Association and Access to Sports.