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We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

Warm Spaces in Southwark

Visit any of these organisations below to take part in free activities, or just pop in for a tea and chat!

And our Prize Draw Winners are…!

Congratulations to the ten organisations for winning our £100 prize draw for completing the survey! And a BIG thank you to all.

Monitoring & Evaluation Support Sessions

One-to-one M&E advice sessions available through Community Southwark.
Advice and training in organisational development.
Evaluation and impact action learning.

Promoting and supporting social prescribing.
Facilitating networks for collaboration and change.
Sharing information through our website, ebulletins and social media.
Training, advice and networks for organisations needing support with volunteers.
Advice appointments to find out about volunteering opportunities.
Advertising and matching of volunteer roles.

Our Nov 2022 Member Spotlight Organisation is HABITS of London C.I.C

Helen Raphael, Founder and Mindfulness Psychotherapist at HABITS of London CIC, tells us about the psychotherapeutic service which offers mindfulness-based programmes and integrative therapeutic treatments to combat mental and emotional health disorders.

Book a training course

We host a number of excellent workshops and events to support you in your roles!

Book 1to1 Advice Appointment

Receive support from one of our specialist team! Discuss your organisation's development, or getting involved in volunteering or social action!

Join our networks

Come together to speak authoritatively on behalf of the whole sector and influence the decisions that matter.


These stats are from our 2021-22 Impact Report

of groups in our Evaluation & Impact training told us they increased their skills & knowledge
Volunteers came to our volunteer advice appointments
Network meetings were facilitated for discussion & collaboration


Deaf Awareness Workshops – Ongoing

Free workshops from Empowering Deaf Society, helping your staff and volunteers understand the issues and barriers faced by deaf people


Staff Hello and Update from Izzy

Staff Hello and Update from Izzy, our Healthwatch Southwark Community Health Ambassadors Officer.

Last month we held our Mental Health Awareness event

On Friday (14 Oct) we held our Mental Health event; thank you to all of you would joined us and joined the discussion on this very important topic.


Peckham Vision Event in November

Peckham Vision event on the future of grassroots community action

Join us for our Community Southwark AGM!

At The Africa Centre on Great Suffolk Street in SE1, on Tuesday 29 November.

National Volunteering Forum: Volunteering in a Crisis

Join NCVO and other groups across the country to hear how lessons from covid-19 can help everyone support volunteers during the cost of living crisis.

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