Finsbury & Clerkenwell Volunteers

Finsbury & Clerkenwell Volunteers

Charity information

Finsbury & Clerkenwell Volunteers

We provide a wide range of preventative community care services enabling people to

remain independent
reduce social isolation
access and participate in social support and activities

Founded 1971

  • Mission statement

    Finsbury & Clerkenwell Volunteers have been working in the south of Islington for nearly 40 years providing a wide range of services that meet the needs of isolated older people and people with disabilities.

    Activities include:
    * Individual visits to isolated people including 'pushing out' wheelchair users
    * Ring-a-round Telephone support club for isolated people
    * Driving and escorting on the group's two wheelchair accessible
    * Assisted shopping trips with escorts provided for those otherwise unable to shop
    * Running a twice-weekly lunch club
    *Outings and holiday visits to the group's holiday home in Essex

    We provide a wide range of opportunities for volunteers, many of whom have subsequently found employment.

  • Aims

    Finsbury & Clerkenwell Volunteers aims to:

    • To relieve those in the area who are in need, hardship and distress as a result of age, disability or otherwise by providing a range of support services & improve the quality of life of such people
  • Overview

    Established: April 1971

    Registered Charity Number: 268511

    Board members: 9

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 48

    Phone number: 0207 689 1574

    Address: The Community Room 21a Midway House Manningford Close EC1V 7HP

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  • Protecting Essential Community Support Services

    To make practical interventions to combat and reduce social isolation/exclusion by offerin... More