Support groups for local voluntary sector organisations


We fund Sobus which is a new community development agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. Sobus aims to provide a range of training to help local 3rd sector organisations develop and thrive. Training subjects include:

  • management committee training
  • writing successful funding applications
  • financial management
  • managing change
  • recruitment and retention of staff
  • managing partnerships
  • establishing a new voluntary or community group

How do I find out more?

Register with Sobus to receive a bi-monthly mailing, which includes details of training available and information on community events advertised by the voluntary sector.

Sobus maintain a list of organisations registered by ward and sometimes by service areas, also available on their website.

Sobus contact details
Telephone 020 7952 1230
20 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7EN

The Urban Partnership Group

The Urban Partnership Group provides a range of services for residents, voluntary and community organisations. A holistic programme of services include children's centre and parenting services, youth and play schemes, adult learning and employment support, sports, arts, health and fitness, older people services and volunteering opportunities.

Facilities for hire includes sports pitch, art, pottery and exhibition spaces, classrooms, gym and health and fitness studio. For more information contact Masbro on 020 7605 0800 or email

Other groups and organisations

H&F Volunteer Centre
020 8741 9876

National Council for Voluntary Organisations
0800 279 8798

The Charity Commission
0845 300 0218

Companies House
0870 3333636

Big Lottery Fund
020 7842 400

H&F Refugee Forum
020 8748 3928