Hammersmith United Charities

Hammersmith United Charities

Charity information

Hammersmith United Charities

Hammersmith United Charities has two functions;
a) to provide secure sheltered housing for older people of limited means with a strong connection to Hammersmith
b) to provide support, primarily through grants, to community and voluntary groups working in Hammersmith. The grants programme is worth £350k per year and supports locally based groups working with young people, older people and others in need of some kind. We also provide capacity building and networking support.

Founded 1618

  • Mission statement

    We support local people to build their confidence and resourcefulness, develop their own talents and skills, connect people together and strengthen relationships and neighbourliness within and across diverse communities.

    We achieve these aims by:

    managing vibrant sheltered housing communities for older people
    creating safe, beautiful outdoor environments managed by the Charity's community horticulturalist with the residents, for people to share and enjoy as neighbours
    funding a community based grants programme
    match funding the Wormholt & White City Big Local with the Lottery; and
    by working with local people, organisations and businesses to make Hammersmith a great place.

  • Aims

    Hammersmith United Charities aims to:

    • To support older people with limited means through the provision of almshouses offering secure sheltered high quality accommodation
    • To relieve need through providing grants to locally based organisations working with a range of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups
  • Overview

    Established: January 1618

    Registered Charity Number: 205856

    Board members: 16

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 020 8741 4326

    Address: Sycamore House, Sycamore Gardens, London W6 0AS

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