Cambridge House is a social action centre in South London that has worked with vulnerable individuals, families and communities to tackle the injustice of poverty for over 100 years.
To mitigate the effects of and tackle the root causes of poverty by delivering legal, advocacy, education, disability, sports and arts services to children, young people and adults facing multiple disadvantage and complex needs.
Cambridge House aims to:
- To build individual, family and community resilience.
- To break cycles of long-term and high concentrations of poverty.
- To tackle the effects of poor health, alcohol and drug abuse, high rates of crime victimisation and perpetration, limited ambitions and expectations, high rates of family breakdown and unemployment.
- To offer pathways into education, training and employment; develop young people’s potential as future leaders and policy makers; and to support young people affected by street violence, crime and gangs
- To ‘give a voice’ to the most vulnerable people in our society through arts and sports activities for children and adults with disabilities, and empowerment services for children and adults with mental health issues ?
Established: April 1889
Registered Charity Number: 265103
Board members: 8
Full time staff: 15
Part time staff: 15
Phone number: 447971 116 424
Address: Cambridge House 1 Addington Square London SE5 0HFView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website