Local support

Age UK Kensington and Chelsea
Age UK Kensington and Chelsea provides a wide range of services to older people (55 plus) including homecare, IT coaching, volunteer escorts and befrienders, de-cluttering, information and advice and support for people with dementia.

Blenheim CDP 
The Blenheim CDP is a charity that provides support services for drug and alcohol users, families and their carers in Kensington and Chelsea. This includes helping people to gain access into education, training and employment.

The Campden Charities 
The Campden Charities runs a Gate Advice Project offering support to individuals living in the former Parish of Kensington. One to one information, advice and guidance and small workshops for assistance with CVs, job search, job applications, mock interviews and more. Some grants are also available, exclusively within the area of Kensington.

ClementJames Centre 
Located in North Kensington, the ClementJames Centre is a charity that delivers a programme of education, employment and support, providing opportunities to enable over 1,000 local people each year to achieve their potential.

Nova New Opportunities 
Nova is a local charity that offers information, advice and guidance to progress into work including help with CVs and job applications. The website lists details of courses and CV workshops, interview skills coaching, and sessions to write application forms and covering letters.

Open Age 
Open Age is a local charity to keep older people in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea active and stimulated. The New Futures 50 Plus programme supports people over 50 into employment and training. There is also a drop-in information service.

Third Age Foundation 
The Third Age Foundation helps those aged 40+ find a new direction, offering training and support to help people find their way back into work. Courses include IT skills, business advice, personal development and more.