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Charities & Trusts

  • The Trades House of Glasgow - Trades House of Glasgow is a charity, supporting those in need throughout the Greater Glasgow area by engaging the skills and commitment of the Incorporated Crafts, to develop the many educational projects we enable and charitable initiatives we support.
  • Al-Meezan - Al-Meezan is a non-political, non-sectarian charity organisation working in Glasgow for the past 16 years. Our primary focus is to meet the Islamic educational and social needs of Muslim women and children.
  • Russian Centre in Scotland - The Centre was set up in 2004 and is based at 11 Duke Street, Glasgow. The office is used to provide consultations in law, finance and other aspects of work and business in Russia and Britain. It seeks to promote closer ties between our countries. Also, The Centre provides a range of services to members of the Russian speaking and wider communities.
  • Promoting Positive Contact - Promoting Positive Contact is a a safe, secure place to where children of families involved in the process of separation or divorce can enjoy contact with one (or both) parents or with other family members.
  • Glasgow Humane Society - Preservation of human life in and around the waterways of Greater Glasgow. Provision of lifeboat / safety services where and when requested.
  • Home Start Glasgow South - Home-Start Glasgow South exists to help families overcome personal challenges.
  • Epilepsy Connections - Epilepsy Connections runs a variety of projects and services within the Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Forth Valley and Ayrshire & Arran Health Board areas, offering information, advice and support to people with epilepsy, their families, friends and carers and the professionals working with them.
  • Quarriers - Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

Addiction

  • Sweet For Addicts - Sweet For Addicts is an organisation involving people whose lives have been touched by addiction and have used the arts as a cathartic therapy.
  • Phoenix Futures - We are a charity and housing association which has been helping people overcome drug and alcohol problems for 50 years. We provide residential, prison, community and specialist services.

Animal

  • Greyhound Awareness League - The Greyhound Awareness League (GAL) rescues and rehomes greyhounds and lurchers across Scotland. GAL is Scotland's oldest unaffiliated greyhound rescue charity, set up in 1998 and run entirely by volunteers.

Art

  • See also Art: Projects
  • UZ Arts - UZ Arts is a Scottish charity that develops, commissions, produces and distributes the work of artists in all art forms. We seek to explore new economies and create platforms that make innovative art accessible to the widest audiences.

Asylum and Refugee

Children

  • Peek Project - Improving the life chances of children and young people by unlocking their potential and journeying alongside them, as they PLAY, CREATE and THRIVE.
  • Ronald McDonald House Glasgow - We give families a safe base next to the hospital. This allows parents to remain close to their child without having to travel long distances.

Community

  • Carr Gomm - Carr Gomm is a leading Scottish social care and community development charity (SC033491). We currently support about 2,000 people every day across Scotland to live their lives safely and well according to their choices, whilst making plans to achieve their hopes and dreams for tomorrow.
  • Achieve More Scotland - Delivers programmes of diversionary activity to young people from areas of high social deprivation. Diversionary activities take the form of sports, physical activity, group-work, volunteering, employability and personal development sessions.

Environment

  • ECO Drama - Eco Drama are passionate about making quality theatre and creative learning experiences for children and young people which nurture a sense of curiosity, wonder and care for our natural world and remind us we are part of an amazing living planet.

Family

  • Home Start Glasgow South - Our goal is to help families, it’s as simple as that, and we employ a wide array of support mechanisms to enable us to address individual needs. At the heart of our service is a dedicated network of Home-Start Glasgow South volunteers.

Food

Health

  • The Cheyne Gang - A community singing group for people living with long term respiratory conitions such as COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma, Bronchiectasis - in fact any respiratory condition that causes long term breathlessness.

Homeless

  • Emmaus Glasgow - The Emmaus community in Glasgow opened in 2006 and now operates a residential community of 27 former homeless men and women ('companions') and a recycling/reuse business with two retail charity shops – Partick and Hamiltonhill in Glasgow.
  • Homeless Network - Homeless Network Scotland was established in 1980 to bring together the different sectors, organisations and individuals that want to put an end to homelessness and to retain a long-term overview.
  • Move On - Move On Scotland work with vulnerable young people and people affected by homelessness to help them unlock their untapped potential.
  • Simon Community Scotland - Combatting the causes and effects of homelessness

Learning Difficulties

  • CKUK (Common Knowledge) - CKUK offers innovative learning, peer education, drama and safe social networking for people with learning difficulties.
  • Neighbourhood Networks - Since 2001 we have supported vulnerable adults many with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues to live an active, healthy life, safely, within their own homes and be fully involved within their local communities.

Mental Illness

  • Common Wheel - Common Wheel supports people with mental illness by providing meaningful activities.
  • Flourish House - Flourish House is an independent Charity which aims to enable people with mental illness to regain purposeful lives in the community.

Sport

  • Street League Glasgow - Street League is the UK’s leading sport for employment charity. Our mission is to see an end to youth unemployment in the UK, and our award-winning programmes have supported 5,851 young people into work since 2010.
  • Achieve More Scotland - Delivers programmes of diversionary activity to young people from areas of high social deprivation. Diversionary activities take the form of sports, physical activity, group-work, volunteering, employability and personal development sessions.
  • Blantyre Soccer Academy - Advance public participation in amateur sport of football by promoting the game of football through the provision of recreational facilities and activities.

Womens Aid

  • Hemat Gryffe - Gryffe Women’s Aid was founded in 1981 as the first Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Aid Group in Scotland.

Theatre

Trusts

Veterans

  • Glasgow's Helping Heroes - A partnership between SSAFA and Glasgow City Council to help those who are serving or have served in the Armed Forces, or their families.
  • Coming Home Centre - Providing a service to veterans from the Armed Forces in Govan and surrounding areas.
charities_trusts.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/02 19:03 by admin