Cambridge House

Cambridge House

Charity information

Cambridge House

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.

Founded 1889

  • Mission statement

    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.

  • Aims

    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 ?
  • Overview

    Established: April 1889

    Registered Charity Number: 265103

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 15

    Part time staff: 15

    Volunteers: 94

    Phone number: 447971 116 424

    Address: Cambridge House 1 Addington Square London SE5 0HF

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