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Our members are civil society organisations, small and large, that work in the London Borough of Newham who work for the benefit of residents and communities of Newham. Membership is free and open to organisations that support One Newham’s vision and values.

2-3 Degrees

2-3 Degrees is a social enterprise that aims to inspire and equip young people with the personal development skills needed to fulfil their potential. By delivering fun, engaging and dynamic workshops and programmes we help young people become the best version of themselves. Since we launched we have worked with over 6,000 young people across education, community and sports organisations throughout the UK.

ASK (User Led Mental Health Group)

" The worst thing about having a mental health illness is that people expect you to behave as if you don't"

Action for Community Development

AfCD was established to respond to reports that Refugees and people from the Black, African and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities feel alienated from sources of advice, advocacy, training and statutory agencies provisions. AfCD was set out to reduce these barriers, bringing about socio-economic justice and promote equal opportunities for the benefit of the wider community. We manage a resource centre in South London which offers comprehensive services to our beneficiaries. These are in the form of advice, information, casework, advocacy, counselling and training.

Aishah Help

Aishah Help is a charity that works with vulnerable women and children. We reach out to those individuals who are in the greatest of need, suffering hardship, disadvantaged, isolated or marginalised from society and help them become independent.

Ambition Aspire Achieve (AAA Zone)

Ambition Aspire Achieve(AAA) was founded because of a longstanding desire to provide opportunities for children and young people in the London Borough of Newham and surrounding areas. AAA now delivers a wide range of projects and services from both hubs and across local communities in Newham. Our work particularly focuses on and supports children and young people most in need, including those with disabilities or additional needs.

Art for Fun

We are a drop-in art group that is totally inclusive of everyone, regardless of skill level and disability. Our only rule is that anyone who has to have a carer accompanying them, that carer must stay with the individual. We meet at St Marks Church and Community Centre Tollgate Road, Beckton every Thursday morning 10 am to 12 noon. There is a weekly fee of £2 to cover running costs.

Ascension Church Centre

Ascension Church is a Church in the Community, for the Community in the 21st Century.As a parish Church we are committed to developing effective ways of communicating the gospel of Jesus to those in our community. We are working alongside individuals and groups to see Gods Kingdom grow in Custom House, seeking to live as witnesses to Jesus in all we do.

Ascension Eagles

Ascension Eagles Cheerleaders (AEC) is a charity based in Newham, East London dedicated to transforming the lives of young people. AEC is recognised as one of the UK 's most successful youth programs, as well as one of Britains best all-round cheer programmes.

Bangladeshi Parents and Carers Association

BPCA is a specialist voluntary organisation working with people with multiple disabilities. We provide culturally appropriate tailored support and care in our Day Centres or in their own home, where our qualified and diverse staff create a nurturing, friendly and fun environment. Our recreational, educational and wellbeing programmes enable our users to develop social skills, giving them the tools to integrate into the community and exercise their independence and choice.

Beckton Skills Centre

Beckton Skills Centre has many years experience working with both school age learners, post 16 age groups including adult learners. 80% of our training is hands on delivered in either small groups of no more than 5:1 student staff ratio or one to one. All funds raised from our private training are put towards funding our charitable aims of helping local young people gain skills and employment.

Bet Know More UK

We are a gambling support service, with a mission to provide support and education services to address problematic issues caused by gambling. Betknowmore UK is working tirelessly to raise awareness, deliver more support services and through education, create more understanding about gambling related harm. We have set up a gambling support hub in London and our services aid both individuals and other stakeholders.

Blossom Place

We are here to serve everyone and provide everyone with a whole spectrum of solutions, services and opportunities.

Bridges Homeless Support

Bridges supports homeless and vulnerably housed people in East London to identify and address multiple needs. The services offered by Bridges are open to all, and we aim to ensure that no-one is excluded. Read more...

Brit Skills and Training

Training and support for unemployed people, upskilling and guidance.

Caramel Rock

CARAMEL ROCK is an educational charity that provides training and job opportunities. We focus on empowering and supporting young people to access varied training and opportunities within the fashion industry. We provide services for people of different academic levels and age groups including young students on the verge of being expelled from school and seeking an intervention with our creative approach.

Carers First

We work directly with and for unpaid carers to provide personalised information advice and support, making it easier for carers to live their lives to the fullest.

Carpenters and Dockland Centre

We provide a sports and recreation centre for groups of all ages from birth to the elderly.
Also a daily food bank and support for people experiencing homelessness.

Change Grow Live

We work with Newham residents and their significant others who have a drug or alcohol problem and want treatment. We look at the data, and carry out research and analysis to make sure that everything we recommend is not just safe, but the most effective treatment too. And we'll never stop learning and looking for new evidence either. We are part of an organisation of 150 services, up and down the country.

Circle Collective

We are a charity and social enterprise that operates 2 street wear stores where young people can gain work experience whilst working with our charity staff to find employment. We support 16-30 years to improve their life skills and find employment.

Citizens Advice Newham

We are an independent, local charity working in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets and were members of the national Citizens Advice network.We provide free advice, information and advocacy to help people resolve the problems they face. We help with problems involving welfare benefits, housing, debt, money management, employment, immigration, consumer, and family and personal issues.


Civic is about places made better together, we are a non-profit, place-based incubator that
exists to create neighbourhood change. Our work is about incubating
and accelerating place-based change and building the connections,
spaces and enabling conditions that helps achieve lasting, sustainable

Community Links

Community Links is a social action charity, rooted in East London, providing support and opportunities to thousands of people every year. We have been transforming lives for over 40 years and are founded on two principles: to find new solutions to old problems and to deliver them with the whole community.

Compass Wellbeing

Our mission is to improve quality of life, tackle social inequalities and make a difference to life opportunities to all the communities. We are concerned with social justice and strive to bring equality to society. We work with marginalised groups, backgrounds, religions, women, people with conditions such as mental health problems and those that are deprived and lack the same opportunities as others. We work with statutory bodies and organisations such as; NHS, Social Care, Local Authority, Job Centre Plus, Criminal Justice, Home Office, Police and other partners.

Custom House Bookshop

Custom House Bookshop is a women-led, BAME-majority Inclusive Bookshop. It specialises in books about BAME, Disabled, LGBT and Women with an emphasis on children and health.

Disability Rep Forum

Our mission is to empower the minority communities and make sure there voices are heard, we support, guide and help people with pan impairment and cross culture. we meet all access needs.

East End Community Foundation

East End Community Foundation brings donors closer to the people and organisations they seek to help. For 30 years, EECF has been making charitable giving simple, effective and meaningful.


Echo is a community Echo is a community where people help each other by sharing skills and talents, using time as a currency - the Echo currency. It’s a simple exchange rate, 1 Echo = 1 hour of your time and everyone’s time is valued equally. It’s a great way to build your skill set, grow your project or business, and expand your network by offering the skills and talents you have, for those you need.

Emmanuel Parish Church

The Community of Forest Gate and beyond, we support our community spiritually, physically, emotionally mentally regardless of age, culture, language, sex or background.




Forest Gate Community Garden

We are a community garden in Forest Gate, providing a beautiful space for local residents to relax, meet friends, volunteer and learn. Everyone is welcome - we work with schools, voluntary groups, families, the elderly and vulnerable. Open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Gasworks Dock Partnership / Cody Dock

Gasworks Dock Partnership is a registered charity and social enterprise formed to act as a vehicle for the community led regeneration of Cody Dock and our local waterways. Our objectives include: Helping people access to the Lower Lea’s environment and celebrate the area’s industrial heritage; Developing a community based arts and creative industries quarter on the banks of the River Lea
Forging links with the wider community and enabling them to access and enjoy the River Lea
Developing the site as an incubator for creative enterprise; Nurturing sustainable income that will enable the development to support a wide range of arts, cultural and educational programs; Providing new pathways into work for local people; Creating a regeneration vehicle for conservation, environmental and cultural benefit

Grassroots for Good

We are a network of grassroots community football clubs, with the mission to enhance the grassroots' game; and provide progressive social change and impact both on and off the pitch. we work with all groups to promote health and wellbeing, and social change in wider society

Heal Together CIC

HealTogether CIC provides a range of support, information services and empowers the Somalian community with mental health conditions to have choice and control, be active and be successful in all aspects of their lives without compromise.


At ICSS we inspire our students to aim high by achieving their goals and helping others including their younger peers and within the local community. We strongly believe that our students (from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds) need to be encouraged to integrate into British society, and our volunteers play an important part in this as role models. We aim to encourage everyone to be part of the local community and society, to fulfil their potential.

In recent years we have evolved to not only provide free education, tutoring, and mentoring to children in our local community of Newham including children of refugees and families of domestic violence. We also provide support and encouragement to these families, as well as food donations due to the support of organisations such as Fareshare and Neighbourly.

Iconic Steps

Iconic Steps supports young people aged 16-25 from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds to get into the media industry. We do this through delivering free media courses and running and extensive alumni programme which offers a plethora of support linked to our strong pool of media partners.

Irons Supporting Foodbanks

We were collecting food and cash donations for Newham Foodbank at West Ham United games. Since March we have been fundraising on their behalf. We now have access to bulk foodstuffs for general distribution and new bulk clothing for the homeless

Just Homes Charity

A Christian Charity serving people inclusively through:-Women's Project - supported housing for women with NRPF and their young children.Men's hostels - supported housing for single men aged 18 to 60, who are homeless and longer term unemployed and who can claim benefits.

Kulan Somali Organisation

Kulan Somali Organisation is a registered UK Charity with the purpose to improve the lives of the Somali Community in London we are currently working in London Boroughs of Westminster, Chelsea and Kensington and Newham.

Lola's Homeless Ladder

Lola's works with mostly rough sleepers, recently homed and those in need in the community, which during lockdown has included care leavers, refugees, elderly, disabled, people shielding or in quarantine, recently discharged from hospital and families needing support.

London Plus

London Plus is taking a bold approach to turn data into insight, empowering civil society organisations through better connections and ensuring that our collective voice influences positive change.

Loop Labs

Loop Labs works with schools and local communities in London to provide environmental action, education and skills development projects and programmes. Our focus in the last four years has been on delivering projects in the London Borough of Newham.

Maa Shanti

Support single Asian mothers and their dependents through the provision of information, advice and guidance; Provide social, cultural and recreational activities to overcome social isolation and provide informal support; Raise awareness amongst the local community, local Asian groups and organisations and other relevant agencies of the issues affecting single Asian mothers;

Mary Ward Legal Centre

The Mary Ward Legal Centre promotes access to justice and quality legal advice services. We employ caseworkers and solicitors who provide advice and�casework in complex debt, employment, housing and welfare benefits issues which often involve tribunal or court proceedings.

Minhaj ul Quran International

Minhaj-ul-Quran International, works to promote peace, tolerance, interfaith harmony and education, tackle extremism and terrorism, engage with young Muslims for religious moderation, promote womens rights, development and empowerment, and provide social welfare and promotion of human rights.

Moving Market

Craft Market based in Royal Docks and Beckton. A space for old crafters and new crafters to grow and learn about running a craft business. We do mentoring plus help with guidance to which weblinks can help them. Voluntary work. We have a fixed spot in Newham and then work alongside eg: RDLAC & Civic

NEWway Project

NEWway project runs a number services to support the rough sleeping and homeless adults in the Borough. Services include NEWday day centre and NEWdawn, a winter nightshelter

Newham Chinese Association

Newham Chinese Association (NCA) provides a range of services to the Chinese community in the London Borough of Newham. Its principal activities include elderly luncheon club, interest classes, library service, community projects, and festive and birthdays celebrations.

Newham New Deal Partnership

We work locally and strategically across Newham and beyond. Our vision is of proactive and creative communities without barriers where everyone is able to fulfil their potential and live in dignity. Our aim is to be an agent of community cohesion and transformation through delivering volunteer and training opportunities, services to vulnerable and hard to reach groups, place making and the arts projects which inspire communities, enrich society and stimulate people to fulfil their potential.

Newham Super Choir

Newham Super Choir is a lively, inclusive, community choir for the over 60s, regardless of race, gender or past musical experience.

Nurture Academy

We provide accredited course and workshops on Hair braiding and barbering. We also have a child and youth salon which is a safe space dedicated to young people.

Peter Bedford Housing Organisation

Peter Bedford Housing Association provides Housing & a range of learning, training and creative opportunities for Vulnerable Adults.

Plashet Park Neighbourhood Group

We are a neighbourhood group also running Friends of Plashet Park. We support the building of a safe, clean and green community as well as the interests of our members.


We provide expert support to migrants and refugees in the UK. Every year we help some 2,000 people through immigration advice, housing and peer support groups. We take a holistic approach recognising that people are complex, and so are their problems. Our services have evolved over time, adapting to the changing needs and circumstances of our users. We have become the leading expert in finding pathways out of destitution and supporting migrants facing homelessness, as well as survivors of trafficking and domestic violence, young people, EU citizens and long term residents struggling to find the support they need. We are commissioned to provide specialist immigration advice by other organisations, and we work with local authorities to improve services for migrant residents through advice, training, and promotion of best practices.

Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex & London (RAMFEL)

RAMFEL is a charity that supports vulnerable migrants, refugees and asylum seekers to access justice and that provides vital support in moments of individual crisis.

Richard House Childrens Hospice

Richard House Children's Hospice based in East London, provides palliative care to children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions across London. Richard House Children's Hospice cares for children and supports the whole family, from residential clinical care, to music therapy to enable a child with sensory needs to communicate through sound, to end of life care with pre and post bereavement support for all the family.

River Christian Centre

We are a growing church, always seeking new initiatives to spread the word of God. Our style of worship is modern, lively, and encourages intimacy with God, deepening our spiritual life and understanding of him.

Roma Support Group

Since 1998 the RSG has worked with thousands of Roma families, offering them a variety of services, engaging the Roma community in all aspects of running and managing the organisation and promoting an understanding of Roma culture in the UK. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Roma refugees and migrants by helping them to overcome prejudice, isolation and vulnerability. It is also our objective to make the public aware of Roma culture, heritage and current situation of Roma refugees and migrants in the UK through cultural and informative events and publications.

Rotary Club of Stratford

Rotary Club of Stratford is a humanitarian and community service organisation formed of local businessmen, professional and community leaders who are passionate about making a difference in local and wider community.

The club is involved in Youth support activities, environmental activities like tree planting, Polio eradication, Stroke awareness at the moment, however once the club is fully chartered, there will be many more activities.

Royal Docks Welfare Association

Our organisation was formed in 2015 with the purpose of assisting and benefiting the local community by providing and facilitating vital services for the community of Royal Docks area. We hold weekly workshops which are attended by people of all nationalities and age ranging from little children to old age pensioners. During these gathering we advise people on anti social behaviour, prevention of drugs, knife and gun crimes etc. We hold festive celebrations for our local communities. We hold female social circles and is open for all. We held an open day for the community for community cohesion which was attended by residents and councillors, food and refreshments was provided. We hold youths events such as annual bbq. We provide after school tuition service for the youths every weekend. We have always worked with other local centres and councillors and have at all times established a good relationship and still continue to do so

Salem Health Project (SHP)

SHP is a health organization set up to promote health, prevent major chronic diseases and level health inequality among Black Africans, primarily for French Speaking Community, of all ages and genders, through raising awareness, giving advice and information, educating people, campaigns such as: HIV testing, Sickle cell or breast and bowel cancer screening, substance misuse etc, advocacy and support.


We provide tailored housing and homelessness advice and support to all Newham residents- This also includes legal representation for those who are eligible for legal aid.

Skills Enterprise

Skills Enterprise aims to support Newham residents experiencing the sharp end of poverty and disadvantage. Through a mix of digital and face-to-face support tailored to community needs, we will help local residents break out of poverty through improving their knowledge and skills.

St Johns Church, Stratford

St. John's is a large, multi-cultural, vibrant, welcoming Church. It is the spiritual home for hundreds of local people, of all ages, races and backgrounds. We enjoy being at the centre of the most exciting corner of London.

StartNow CIC

Startnow CIC provides tech entrepreneurship training to young adults and adults from the BAME background. We provide them with the tools, frameworks, knowhow and the right mindset to get their business idea off the ground and build resilient businesses. We want to reduce the gap in startup skills & knowhow in the BAME community. Our founders bring together over 20 yrs of experience in UX, product development, accounting & business strategy while working with some of the brightest startups, enterprises & public sector in areas such as - Aerospace, Banking, Insurance, Media, Adtech, Defence, MoD, Coroners service, Construction, gaming & Publishing.

Step Change Studio

We are an award-winning dance company supporting disabled people and people from underserved communities to be active through dance.


StreetGames harnesses the power of sport to create positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people right across the UK. StreetGames' work helps to make young people and their communities healthier, safer and more successful.

The Brit Foundation

Community and social activities, including foodbank. The Brit Foundation was formed in March 2018 by people who have a vision of a society where people of all backgrounds are not only tolerated but respected and appreciated. We believe this can only be done by celebrating our rich diversity as well as learning about both our individual and shared heritage.

The Fabric Swatch

Welcome to The Fabric Swatch. We collect, sort and redistribute beautiful textiles through community focused events & swaps; affordable sewing classes and Fabric Boxes – letter box sewing projects.

The Light Of Jesus Christ Assembly

We are a faith based organisation, a church assembly that has been operating out of Newham from inception, since we had our inauguration in July 2014.

The Mother and Baby Village

To relieve the needs of women with children under the age of 4 in London and Wales who are at risk of suffering from poor mental health, including but not limited to post-natal depression, where that may be exacerbated by social isolation through the provision of practical and social support. To preserve and protect the health of women at risk of experiencing health inequalities associated with high maternal mortality rates by creating opportunities to educate women in the attendance of all perinatal health appointments provided by statutory authorities and supporting research strategies in London and Wales to prevent further maternal deaths. 

The Red Carpet UK

We are an organisation who provides a platform for local and up and coming artist to share their work. Working with Music, Spoken word, Poetry, Comedy and Visual Art. We help to set up collaborations mentoring young people within the arts, giving opportunity for work experience and development.

The Renewal Programme

We support those who are facing multiple challenges - they might be a carer, migrant or refugee without access to public funds, suffering with homelessness, experiencing poverty, or unable to communicate in English. With our support, they can start to turn their lives around. We are a multi-service charity, our work takes a very holistic yet personal approach. We provide the tools and direction to address an array of challenges.

The Urban Mindfulness Foundation CIC

The Urban Mindfulness Foundation provide structured and bespoke Secular Mindfulness Training Programmes focused on multicultural community building, social and environmental justice and alleviation of all forms of identity based harm using mindfulness, compassion and insight trainings that leads to personal and collective wellbeing. Offering regular drop in sessions, affinity group work and cross cultural mindful dialogue training, the Urban Mindfulness Foundation work towards ending racism.


At TiffinWalli, we provide talented and determined women with opportunities to change their lives through Cuisine and Culinary.

Transform Newham

We are a movement of churches, groups and individuals who are seeking the good of Newham by praying and doing things in joined up ways. We encourage followers of Jesus to collaborate in prayer and action, to seek the welfare of our city and particularly we partner churches, individuals and groups, to connect the followers of Jesus together, to link people to resources and places, to encourage existing work, to catalyze new initiatives.

True Ambassadors

We are an independent charitable organisation that champions community participation by developing groups, supporting active ambassadors and building cohesive communities. We create a heightened awareness in our community, helping combat various issues. Our hope is not to just be, but to ensure that those who really needed help are reached.

UCL Integrated Legal Advice Clinic

We offer free legal advice and representation on social welfare law issues to people in the local community in Newham and the surrounding boroughs. We are staffed by qualified lawyers and experienced advisers, supported by law students of University College London.

We are able to offer advice and representation in welfare benefits, housing, community care and education law. We have legal aid contracts in community care and housing law and can therefore also provide legal aid advice and representation in these areas for those who are eligible.

West Ham Foundation

As West Ham Uniteds award-winning outreach vehicle, The Foundation's vision is to be the leading social and community outreach organisation providing inclusive, life-changing opportunities for residents in East London and Essex. The Foundation promotes health and economic wellbeing by providing the best inclusive community engagement programmes in sports, education and inclusion. This will include promoting both individual and group success whilst raising achievement and aspiration amongst its local community.

Women on the Frontline Ministries

We are a Christian led charity established in 2012, with a vision to reach out and make a difference in the life of women involved in prostitution, vulnerable women and those at risk of sexual exploitation. Our services involve street outreach to local areas of known activities providing gift bags, listening ear, friendship, love and compassion to the women and during the day a safe space to provide confidential one to one practical help and support as well as referrals to other agencies.


Bread Making Workshops


We work with all services user/patient groups and organisations, that express an interest in partnership, collaborative and joint working, using a co-production and participatory budgeting approach. Our overriding focus is on creating and designing models of self-care and wellness programmes with local people, that are considered suitable for those who need to access such services, including complementary therapies and creative arts.

Action Tutoring

Action Tutoring is a charity that supports disadvantaged young people to achieve academically, with a view to enabling them to progress in education, employment or training. We do this by partnering high-quality volunteer tutors with pupils to increase their subject knowledge, confidence and study skills.

Age UK East London

Age UK East London is an independent local charity. We've been working in our communities alongside older people for over 30 years. We have more than 80 dedicated staff and over 100 regular volunteers helping us to deliver services right across East London.
We are a brand partner of Age UK - the national charity formed from the merger of Help the Aged and Age Concern England.

Alternatives Trust

Alternatives is a professional and confidential service to anyone experiencing unintended pregnancy, pregnancy loss following an abortion or a miscarriage, or struggling because of a pregnancy-related issue. The work has expanded to include support for parents. Alternatives education team delivers faith-sensitive Relationship and Sex Education in local schools, colleges and youth settings and manages a website for young people on behalf of the Newham Interfaith Sexual Health Forum.

Amys Space

A small Community voluntary group serving the Homeless, lost or lonely on the streets around us in Newham.
Care and Consideration in a Safe Non-Judgemental Space.

Art in the Docks

Providing creative workshops in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment to people who might be people living in isolation post covid, people coping with/recovering from long term illness, and people with a history of mental health challenges. Providing access to meaningful art and culture to people in an area of East London where engagement levels in art are amongst the lowest nationally.

Ascension Community Trust

Ascension Community Trust helps the most vulnerable of our community in East London to live fuller lives. Our work supports families, the elderly and those with complex needs to learn new skills, find employment, step out of poverty and feel like valuable members of their community. We work within the Ward of Custom House in Newham. Our mission statement “enabling the whole community to make the community whole” means that we work with all members of our community and promote integration. Also that our work is holistic, we work with people not problems, supporting individuals to live fuller lives

Aston Mansfield

We want to see more children, young people and families in Newham and east London leading happy healthy lives, realising their potential and unlocking their ambition. Our mission is to use an integrated and community focused approach we will make long long-lasting change, offering opportunity, community and inspiration to children, families and young people in Newham and east London.

Beckton Community Projects

Our goals and aspirations are to develop community cohesion, to provide services for the wider community and act as a hub for people to get support.

Being The Cure

Being The Cure focuses on education for morals and character to mitigate the impact of anti-social attitudes, juvenile crime, and wider world problems.

Better Together

We run Newham Shared Lives scheme. We work with anyone who is eligible for adult social care, for example through a learning disability, mental health issue, degenerative illness, and we match them to live with a family in Newham, who we recruit, train and support to ensure that they offer high quality support.

Bonny Downs Community Foundation

BDCA is a dynamic community-led charity that has been serving the residents of East Ham since 1998. We strive to make a real and lasting difference to the quality of life of local people by promoting community cohesion, tackling isolation, encouraging healthier lifestyles and addressing the root causes of poverty.

Bridging Barriers

Bridging Barriers is a charity focused on providing equal access to opportunities for young people aged 18-25 in the UK from ethnically diverse and low socioeconomic backgrounds. Our core service is mentoring, providing our candidates with access to role models who assist them with their personal and professional development.

British Bangla Welfare Trust

We help older needy people, orphans, children and homeless families in UK and Bangladesh as well.

Carers Community Mental Health Group

One love one heart let's get together - and share RESPECT

Caritas Anchor House

Caritas Anchor House is a homelessness charity providing accommodation and life-skills support for single homeless adults. Our driving mission is to ensure that those who walk through our doors grow in confidence and move towards leading independent, self-fulfilling lives by providing education, guidance and personal rehabilitation. Caritas Anchor House works with vulnerable groups including those affected by homelessness, unemployment, mental health, substance misuse, domestic abuse and offending.

Carpenters cafe

Also a daily food bank and homeless shelter of the Christmas period.

Church of England Chelmsford Diocese

Chelmsford Diocese is committed to responding to Gods mission to Essex and East London. We aspire to be a transforming presence in every community. We seek to meet the challenge of living the Good News among and for all the people whom we serve.

Citizen's uk

Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We are best known for the Living Wage Campaign which we started 20 years ago. We are the founding alliance of Citizens UK and have 23 paying members in Newham. We are the home of community organising in the UK. Our diverse member organisations include schools, churches, mosques, synagogues, parents groups, health practice, charities and trade unions. We help these members to develop leaders, so they can participate in public life and hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

City Harvest

City Harvest puts surplus food to good use in a sustainable way. We get surplus food safely to the hungry. While thousands of Londoners go hungry each day, safe, healthy and usable food is being disposed of.
City Harvest collects this nutritious surplus food from all segments of the food industry including restaurants, grocers, manufacturers, wholesalers, hotels and caterers.

Community Food Enterprise

We are an award-winning social enterprise Food Business and a registered charity that is rooted in East London and was founded in 2002.
Our aim is to alleviate food poverty as well as develop a viable and sustainable food business that will provide training, capacity building, and employment opportunities for residents of East London.

Community Transport Newham

Our service is available to all organisations in Newham who become members requiring transport services including:
Community and voluntary sector organisations, Schools, Colleges, sports, youth, arts and cultural organisations, faith groups, assisted needs services.

Conflict and Change

We are the UK’s first community mediation service and we help support neighbours, families and community groups in Newham who are experiencing conflict.We help people to talk to each other and resolve their disputes, using an approach called mediation.This helps people to see the others point of view and find a solution together.

Custom House and Canning Town Community Renewal Project

The Charity uses surpluses from renting facility space in the listed building it owns to help good causes. It directly provides for an over 50's group and a mental health project and supports other small groups with free facilities. It also assists with capacity building to other up and coming groups.

Drop in Berevaement

The Drop In Bereavement Centre provides ongoing help and support for bereaved individuals and families. It aims to assist them in coming to terms with bereavement. It seeks to help in making a real and sustained difference in the community.

East London Dance

Bringing people to dance and dance to people

We’ve moved our activity online, so come and join us. Check out our current programmes, dance classes, resources and opportunities for all ages and experience levels here: We Move, The Fi.ELD, On The Move, Leap of Faith, Covid-19 Resources & Support, Our Services

If you wish to get in touch email us on Due to Covid-19 our phone lines and offices remain closed

Ekota Care Trust Ltd

Services for older people and people with disability

Exit Foundation

Exit Foundation is an organisation dedicated to providing support to those ready to exit a life of crime and gang-related activity. Through our tailored mentoring programme and gang awareness training, we help young people develop the tools they need to progress into employment, training, and education.

Fight for Peace

Fight for Peace uses boxing and martial arts combined with education and personal development to realise the potential of young people. Fight for Peace supports young people in communities affected by crime and violence by creating new opportunities for them and supporting them to make the most of existing opportunities.

Frames Of Mind

Frames Of Mind is a new charitable organisation based in E15. We specialise in using digital arts as a platform for creative expression, to give people a voice.
Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities, and marginalised groups through engagement in meaningful creative processes.
We deliver bespoke projects and digital inclusion training for elders to combat isolation.


We are based at the Royal Docks Academy, Prince Regent Lane and run an award winning football coaching and development programme for girls from marginalised & minority ethnic backgrounds in various schools across London. Our aim is to to ensure that the education & sports sectors are successfully engaging with female students and providing them with a positive sporting experience.

HOPE 4 Newham

The purpose of Hope 4 Newham is to prevent and relieve poverty and the effects of poverty in Newham and in particular in East Ham. We operate a Food Bank twice a week feeding families and individuals in East Ham and run a weekly coffee morning for the lonely and isolated where we provide computer facilities for those who are digitally excluded.

Hopeful Futures

Hopeful Futures is a Community Interest Company offering innovative community services for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who live in Newham.

IROKO Theatre Company

IROKO uses particularly African arts, culture and heritage as a way to enhance education, skills, health and wellbeing of people of all ages, abilities and nationalities. Beneficiaries of our services include, Children and Young People, Families; Older People; people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities; People recovering from mental health issues; People living with mild/moderate dementia; Young Offenders; Refugees and Asylum seekers; People with English as a second language, etc.

Inspire Women Men and Children

Inspire Women Men and Children was set up to work with BAME communities as well as migrants and refugees as well as the wider community of Newham by providing targeted, culturally sensitive and holistic support services to meet their needs. Our mission is to support Bame Communities as well as refugees and migrants to improve their quality of life by helping them to overcome prejudice, isolation and help with assimilating into society. Our objective is to raise awareness on Bame cultures, heritage and current situation of refugees and migrants in the UK through cultural and informative events and publications.

Jordan Mission

Our purpose is to support and prompt our Newham young adults to fulfill their potential and have meaningful lives. Our main beneficiaries are young adults (age 18 to 25 years old.) We give opportunities to our young generation to leave their comfort zones and explore other countries.


Kahaila is a church, we founded Ella's Home providing accommodation for survivors of human trafficking, Luminary Bakery to create training and employment for women from disadvantaged backgrounds and Essence a mentoring and education programme prisons.We run a training and employment project in Newham.

Learningsure College cic

We work to promote the joy of knowledge and learning, whilst simultaneously maintaining the sharpest possible focus on the demands of the examination. The aim at all times is to ensure that every student fulfils his or her potential

London Black Womens Project

London Black Women's Project is a specialist and dedicated BME (Black Minority Ethnic) woman only organisation. It is committed to securing the highest level of quality services provision towards protecting, promoting and developing the rights and resources of women and children from BME communities.

London Rebuilding Society

Supporting and helping poor homeowners aged 55+ by: Creating age friendly homes adaptable to changing needs, enabling them to stay in their own homes longer; Improve and repair their homes; Fit energy savings measures, including renewables; Access smart technologies, energy monitoring, assistive living; Create living space for a family member / lodger/carer; Make adaptations in home care; Hand holding service with repairs; Work with carers, families, Local Authorities, Age UK and other Charities including Charites Aid Foundation (CAF) and Joseph Roundtree


Serving people of every age, income level, location, ethnicity, or physical ability, and providing the full range of information resources needed to live, learn, govern, and work.

Manor Park Community Garden

A place to meet new faces and say hello to neighbours. Manor Park Community Garden helps bring people together with a shared interest in nature, community, sustainability and wellbeing.

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham

Mind in Tower Hamlets, Newham, and Redbridge (MITHNR) is a community mental health service, operating across Tower Hamlets, Newham, Redbridge, and Havering. We deliver a wide range of support services including community connector service, Advocacy, Talking Therapies, Mental Health Recovery Groups/Activities, Peer support, Suicide prevention service, Advice and information, Welfare/Housing Support and Employment Support. With 1 in 4 people experiencing mental health problems at some point in their lifetime, we have a vision of a society where people with mental health and emotional needs are accepted and included without fear of stigma and discrimination. We work towards a society where our clients’ needs, and ambitions are supported and where people with mental health and emotional needs are free from stigma and discrimination. We believe that everyone has the right to access comprehensive services which enables them to reach their full potential and to work towards their recovery.

Money A+E

At Money A+E we believe that a greater understanding of money through advice and education transforms lives. Our mission is to empower individuals by providing accessible, independent, and effective money advice and education.

Mummy’s Day Out

Our beneficiaries are predominately mothers and parents from Black, Asian & minority ethnic groups.

NUTU Academy

NUTU Academy CIC is a social enterprise working with communities and institutions through tailored research driving activities to address issues of empowerment, poverty, skills acquisition, training and social inclusion.

Newham Community Project

Based in London Borough of Newham, mainly supporting International students and the youth.

Newham Parent Forum

Network for parents of disabled children

Newham Youth for Christ

We are a Christian Youth Charity that works with young people aged 11-17. We are evangelistic by nature, sharing the gospel through our projects. Because of this, the projects we run need to be good news for young people, meeting their needs and showing them the love and dignity they deserve.


PEACH – Our purposed is to our communities in Custom House, we exist to support each other and to build our strength as a community, so we can have a say in the decisions which effect us.

Plaistow South Big Local

South Plaistow is one of 150 areas selected by the Big Lottery to receive funds from a 200 million 10-year programme to ensure lottery good causes money is fairly distributed. Plaistow South Big Local is about bringing together the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make the area an even better place to live.

Positive East

Provision of information and support for people living with HIV.
Community based HIV prevention and testing


Re-engage is a charity that is positive about older age and committed to fighting loneliness so that people can have social lives and friendship groups however old they are. We inspire and enable meaningful connections and shared experiences within communities across the UK for people aged over 75 facing loneliness and social isolation.


We help people and places to thrive by:supporting people to learn, work and connect with their community; helping organisations to understand and evaluate their impact on communities; and by challenging ourselves to answer the question: what does it take to improve a place?

Rights & Equalities in Newham

We work with partners and stakeholders with the aim to eliminate racial discrimination and promote equality of opportunity, justice and good relations between persons of different racial groups.
We work across all BAME communities and work with all ages, our current focus is young people at risk of serious violence aged 10 - 25; adults at risk or as victims of hate crime; youth clubs and outreach activities

Roj Women's Association

Our objective is to support and empower Kurdish, Turkish, Cypriot Turkish, migrant, and refugee women living in London. The organisation was established in 2004 and since then we work with women and girls of all ages with a gender-diverse approach. We mainly offer free advice, advocacy, wellbeing, support, and counselling services. Services are available in Turkish, Kurdish, and English.

Rosetta Arts

Proud to be in a dynamic and diverse part of the world, we deliver exciting, innovative and creative courses, workshops and experiences for people in east London, reaching those who otherwise have little access to the rich and transformative benefits of the arts and education. Working in a spirit of collaboration and connectivity, we engage local communities and venues, discovering and supporting artists at different stages of their artistic development

Royal Docks Learning and Activities Centre

Initially, we operated as a youth centre but eventually expanded our remit by providing a wider range of services to the local community. Our mission is to improve education and welfare opportunities for local people, to improve the quality of life for all sections of the community by reducing levels of poverty and providing support to those who need it most, to facilitate change by encouraging local people to engage with their community and to play an active role in issues relevant to their lives.

SHS (School-Home Support)

School-Home Support (SHS) is a charity working with children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve life chances. Partnering with schools, local authorities and communities, SHS looks beyond the classroom to understand and tackle the issues affecting children's learning, such as poverty, inadequate housing and mental ill-health.

Senior Learning Disability Group

Network for parents of adult children with learning disabillites


Shpresa programme is an active user-led organisation that advances the education and training of the Albanian speaking people in the UK, so as to enable them to take full and active roles in their communities.


Spark2Life was founded in 2007, we are a community-inspired initiative that empowers and advocates for offenders, and those at risk of offending. Through bespoke solutions we transform lives and disrupt the criminal justice narrative.

St Josephs Hospice

St Josephs Hospice supports people in East and North East London with serious, life-limiting conditions.We help local people, supporting their choices and making sure they get the help they need, whether that's spending time at the hospice or being supported at home. We also offer a wide range of services to families and carers to help at this difficult time.

States of Mind

States of Mind co-designs new mental health initiatives with 16-18 year olds in colleges across Newham. We deliver a mental health education programme and project based learning programme that enables young people to develop knowledge and skills around mental health and inform their colleges approach to supporting young people’s wellbeing.

Stratford East

Stratford East is a producing theatre, built in 1884, in the heart of East London, situated a short walk from Stratford station. We have a proud history and an exciting future. We represent our culturally and socially diverse community in the work we make, the people we employ and our audiences and participants. We tell stories that are current, political and representative of London.

Subco Trust

SubCo was founded in 1993 to address the unmet needs of vulnerable Asian elders in Newham, one of the poorest areas of the UK. Since that date, we have pioneered innovative, culturally and linguistically appropriate services to meet their health needs and sought to empower them, putting them at the centre of services and at the heart of our organisation.

The Bulgarian Hub

Тhe Bulgarian Hub is a society where the passions and energy of Bulgarian residents in Тhe United Kingdom come together to contribute to causes they believe in and to design creative solutions which improve the outcomes for all.

The Forward Trust

Providing employment services including employability support for members of the community including ex-offenders.

The Magpie Project

We support women with children under 5 who are living in temporary or insecure housing in Newham and surrounding boroughs. We provide a support network, social connection, referrals to specialist and universal services, and try to make sure that time spent in temporary accommodation does not have long-term adverse consequences for mothers and children.

The New Black Film Collective

The New Black Film Collective is a nationwide network of film exhibitors, educators and programmers of Black representation on screen. We run monthly film clubs e.g. Newham Community Cinema, special seasons e.g. Black History Month and film festivals e.g. we are a co-founder of S.O.U.L. (Seeing Our Unseen Lives) Fest.

The Relief Group

The Relief Group works with organisations to ensure that families can access important support services without the barrier of childcare.

The Relief Group works with local authorities to ensure that parents can easily access important support services without the barrier of childcare.

The Relief Group provides childcare support to Nurseries and Children’s Centres using the profits made to work towards family support projects.

The Relief Group aims to provide affordable, community childcare support for families including Baby Massage, Baby Yoga and Sensory for Baby Classes.

The Rustic Roots Company

The condiment company has been a passion since an early age, which stemmed from having a savoury pallet. Being creative with food has helped me through my personal issues with mental health and hence the strapline ‘good mood food’ as there is an inevitable correlation with food and mood. We seek to inspire hope and spark creativity by thinking outside of the box.

The World Reimagined

Non-profits, grassroots, educators, innovators, activists, artists

Together! 2012 CIC

Together! 2012 began as a free Disability Arts and Human Rights festival
to celebrate the Paralympics and Disability History Month. We forefront Paralympic values of excellence, striving for achievement, international friendship and the triumph of the human spirit. We work to promote the rights of disabled people to access the arts on an equal basis.

Trinity Community Centre

We provide community activities and services for local people with a particular emphasis on supporting the disadvantaged and vulnerable. We deliver projects with a health focus, support local people to set up their own voluntary groups (pensioners, mother tongue classes, faith groups) we have a Day Care Nursery to help local parents stay in work and to help children achieve. We work with the full range of age groups from pre-schoolers to 80+.

UCKG Plaistow

We are a faith based Organisation working closely with various organisation to better our community through providing services to all age groups of the community


VoiceAbility works to support people to overcome barriers and change their lives by strengthening voices and supporting rights. We work across the UK to provide an advocacy support service to disabled, disadvantaged or socially excluded people.

West Silvertown Foundation

Our vision is for West Silvertown Foundation to be a vibrant, integrated community where ambitions are realised and friendships thrive. Our mission is to work together to build community and enrich lives through shared opportunities for participation, inclusion, learning, generosity and good health.

Work Rights Centre

Our mission is to help UK and EU nationals exit precarious work, and equip them with the tools to access fair and lawful employment. To this end, we assist individual workers to understand the UK labour market and access their employment rights, but also seek to engage local authorities, central government and civil society in an effort to raise the public profile of precarious work, and break the vicious cycle of insecurity and isolation which it engenders.

Young Urban Arts Foundation

YUAF aims to transform the lives of young people by strengthening their mental well-being, developing confidence, skills, self-esteem and building tools for resilience through urban arts creative activities and mental health educational programmes. YUAF works to reduce the risk of young people being vulnerable to diagnosed mental health conditions, drugs, gangs and abuse.

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