Additional support

You will find the links to some of the organisations that work, or have recently worked in partnerships with us.

SRCF takes no responsibility for the content of their websites or their service provision.

Organisational support

Evelyn Oldfield Unit – professional training and support for RCOs

CAS – for linking to voluntary sector organisations in Southwark and beyond

Strating links

Southwark Alliance – our local neighourhood renewal strategic partnership and funder of many initiatives and projects to support refugees and other excluded communities in Southwark

Local Government Improvement and Development.  LG Improvement and Development supports improvement and innovation in local government. They work with local authorities and their partners to develop and share good practice.

Local Government Improvement and Development

Practical help

Three Boroughs Refugee Health Team – Providing high-quality specialist health care to refugees and asylum seekers across Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham

Ethnic Health Foundation (EHF) Dignity of the people through empowerment, education and training.

Multiskills Training & Recruitment Ltd offers English courses for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), a wide variety of Work placement opportunities, a range of courses for those who want to work in Food, Transport, Health & Safety, Payroll, First Aid and Security Industries.


These are a few other sites that you may find useful:

Citizens Connection Online voluntary sector resources including funding   Charities Aid Foundation CAF is a non-governmental organisation assisting donors and non-profit organizations.   Directory of Social Change Provides training and publications specifically for the voluntary sector   European Social Fund European Social Fund in the UK website, with explanations of initiatives such as co-financing.   Funderfinder Publishers of Funderfinder database. The site also contains a list of funding bodies.   IT for charities Website with IT resources for the voluntary sector.   ICT Consortium The ICT Hub is a group of voluntary sector organisations who have come together to plan and deliver a co-ordinated framework of ICT guidance, good practice, advice and support for voluntary and community organisations, accessible at a local level.   London Voluntary Sector Training Consortium An organisation focusing on accessing European funding for voluntary groups in London and with an interest in voluntary sector training issues.   NCVO National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Support and policy body for voluntary organisations. Site includes links to over 600 voluntary sector sites.   Do IT You can also search for thousands of other volunteering opportunities available throughout the UK by checking the national volunteering website.   VolResource   A comprehensive online guide to voluntary sector resources.   Voluntary Sector National Training Organisation The VSNTO represents the interests of the voluntary sector in the areas of staff, volunteer and trustee training and development.


Learning and Skills Council 

Government funded body responsible for all post-16 education and training.

Charity Commission for England and Wales

Government body responsible for regulating charitable activity. Offer advice and support services and has a searchable register of registered charities.

Government Office for London

GOL works with partner organisations throughout London, acting as a bridge between government and the London community.

Active Community Unit

Border Agency

Department for Education and Skills

Department of Health

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Compact with Voluntary Sector NCVO

Home Office Compact Publications