& ACTION GROUPS IN CROYDON
The British Red Cross cares for people in crisis in local
communities throughout the British Isles and overseas
as part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent
A community orientated conservation group working in Croydon.
The charity was set up in 1959, and has a successful history
of environmental conservation volunteering throughout
the UK and around the world.
Appliance Reuse Centre (ARC)
A charity that was set up to help low income families by
providing quality low cost furniture and domestic appliances,
providing a training facility for unemployed people and
reducing waste and landfill.
We are a dynamic business-led and funded charitable organisation
set-up in July 2004 by Croydon-based companies who wanted
to make an impact on their local community by forging strong
links with charities and voluntary groups.
Community Against Trafficking
The Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) is a coalition
of concerned citizens, faith and community groups who aim
to stop the injustice of human trafficking for sexual exploitation
within the borough of Croydon.
Croydon Cycling Campaign is the London Cycling Campaign's
local group in the borough of Croydon. We believe
that cycling should be actively encouraged by local government,
as a socially responsible, healthy and practical mode
of transport for the borough.
Deaf Children's Society (CDCS)
a voluntary organisation run by parents and friends of deaf
and hearing impaired children living in the boroughs of
Croydon, Sutton, Reigate and Banstead, and the surrounding
the Council of Voluntary Service (CVS) for the Borough
of Croydon, serving as the umbrella organisation for voluntary
and community groups.
Whether you're a person willing to donate your time and
skills, or an organisation looking for some much-needed
experience, we can help. However you want to get involved,
we guarantee that someone somewhere will benefit. We hope
you enjoy the experience.
We help our residents to get skilled up so they feel able
to move into independent living. The Foyer is a home for
our residents, but being a hub, it’s also a place
the local community can connect with too. The Foyer has
an IT suite and offers training to the people of Croydon.
The Foyer also doubles up as a venue for community events.
Greenpeace stands for positive change through action. We
defend the natural world and promote peace. We investigate,
expose and confront environmental abuse by governments and
corporations around the world. We champion environmentally
responsible and socially just solutions,including scientific
and technical innovation.Our goal is to ensure the ability
of the earth to nurture life in all its diversity.
a non-party political group of people who live and work
in West Norwood, dedicated to the economic, environmental
and social regeneration of the area.
The alternative gift catalogue that’s packed-full
of perfect pressies for just about everyone. The recipient
gets a personalised gift card with a magnet, and the gift
goes to the people who need it the most. There are over
52 different gifts to choose from this year, and every single
gift is guaranteed to make a big, big difference to people
working their way out of poverty worldwide.
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional
support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing
feelings of distress or despair, including those which could
lead to suicide.
East Cancer Help Centre Ltd (SECHC)
The South East Cancer Help Centre, Purley Cross, helps cancer
sufferers and those who care for them. Established in 1991
by Avril Hinkly, who suffered from cancer herself, it is
a haven for anyone affected by the disease, providing support,
a respite from hospitals and even a place to have fun. In
addition to counselling services, the centre provides a
wide range of complementary therapies, designed to help
people cope with cancer.
Helping over 100 million people in their struggle against
poverty, hunger and injustice.