North Bristol Community Project

North Bristol Community Project

Charity information

North Bristol Community Project

North Bristol Community Education (NBCP) is a volunteer led, local charity with 34 years experience of supporting disadvantaged people in our local community. NBCP offers educational courses, training, employment and leisure activities to people on low incomes as well as the wider community.
We are in need of funding to continue our work through 2017 and beyond.

Founded 1982

  • Mission statement

    The Project aims to:
    Provide a community resource centre and meeting place for the local community and beyond. NBCP delivers
    recreational, therapeutic and work orientated adult dommunity education classes, activities and workshops, with a wide range of subjects, of interest to all members of the community.
    NBCP responds to local needs, supporting services that our participants inform us of benefit to them.
    Classes can include Art, Drawing, Crafts, Languages, Counselling service, Advice, Guidance, Catering training, Textiles training, Computer Classes and Internet access.
    NBCP also supports homeless people by providing them with bedding, clothing, small food parcels & other items to enable them to maintain a healthier life.

  • Aims

    North Bristol Community Project aims to:

    • To provide educational provision for local residents consisting of English as a Second Language ( ESOL) IT computer training, Spanish, French & Italian classes and others.
    • To provide volunteer opportunities for retirees, the unemployed, students and interns wishing to improve their employability or simply participate in civic society.
    • Address the issue of social isolation among residents in particular the elderly by providing low, cost, inter-generational, inclusive leisure activities: arts and crafts, healthy eating, lunch club.
    • Supporting disadvantaged groups: BME, women, asylum seekers, refugees, low income families by providing low cost products from our charity shop, as well as a hot meal and a warm welcome.
    • Creating a community resource where creatives young and old can come together, showcase their work and connect with a wider audience, sell artefacts and develop enterprise skills.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1982

    Registered Charity Number: 293837

    Board members: 20

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 0117 9246228

    Address: 160, Gloucester Road,Bishopston,Bristol. BS7 8NT

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  • Essential Repairs and Running Costs

    Our Shop and premises need a decent refurbishment, as we haven't done this for a long tim... More
  • Free Counseling by trainee counselor

    Free Counseling is a very worthwhile project, the trainee will gain valuable experience an... More
  • Essential Volunteer travel & Lunch Expenses

    Our volunteers are essential for the running of the Charity, so like all charities we need... More
  • Free Computer Class for disadvantaged local people

    Our computer class is always full with people, some with hearing problems or learning dif... More