Irish Community Services

Irish Community Services

Charity information

Irish Community Services

We provide the following services and opportunities.
6 weekly lunch clubs for older people in the 3 London Boroughs of Greenwich, Bexley & Lewisham
Elders Outreach Project
Advice & Advocacy
Family Carers Project
Memory-Services with Reminiscence groups in Greenwich, Bexley * Lewisham
Volunteer Project (with 98 volunteers)
Be-a- Friend
Cancer Support group
Keep-on-Moving classes
Craft group
Job club
Day trips and Special events

Founded 1984

  • Mission statement

    Mission Statement

    We provide information, advice, advocacy, support and social opportunities.
    We promote Irish culture amongst the Irish and all the other communities in South London

    Our Aims

    • ICS address the needs of disadvantaged and vulnerable Irish emigrants, in particular the elderly;
    • We support equitable access for Irish emigrants and Irish community organisations to local statutory and voluntary services;
    • We foster a more vibrant sense of community and Irish identity amongst the Irish in South London
    • We encourage closer links between Irish communities in the UK and Ireland, to the benefit of both
    • To work with all communities in South London

  • Aims

    Irish Community Services aims to:

    • To help address the needs of disadvantaged and vulnerable Irish elders in Greenwich, Bexley and Lewisham
    • To help reduce loneliness and isolation that so many of our elderly suffer from
  • Overview

    Established: September 1984

    Registered Charity Number: 1085033

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 98

    Phone number: 0208 854 4466

    Address: 1st Floor, No 1 Street, The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich SE18 6ST

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