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The Council for Voluntary Services in Wandsworth
About Us

Lifetimes is the elected Council for Voluntary Services, supporting voluntary and community organisations in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

We provide training, advice, information, networking and opportunities for all voluntary and community organisations in Wandsworth. We also deliver projects directly for local residents including our community directory Care4me and our newest project, Self Help Wandsworth.

Find out more about Lifetimes at   

Voluntary and Community Organisations

For voluntary and community organisations, we offer:

To find out what we have planned for the coming months, take a look at our Calendar of Community Events

Chances is our funding stream which provides small grants of up to £5000 to Voluntary and some Public Sector Organisations whose work involves relieving hardship for parents with children under 13 years of age.

Local Community

We also deliver projects directly for local residents, including:

Care4me is your Community Directory, developed and managed by Lifetimes Charity. We provide a free, online, multilingual directory of local care, self-help services and every day information for community organisations, health professionals and the general public. Visit the site at

Self Help Wandsworth  is a programme of support for Self Help groups in the borough, delivered by Lifetimes Charity. Self help groups are support groups that offer and provide mutual support or mutual aid. People often gain huge benefits from talking to others who have a shared experience. We offer a programme of support and guidance for groups, through 1:1 meetings, training workshops, networking opportunities and events. Find out more

A Way Forward is our volunteer support programme, helping individuals with additional support needs to find long and short term volunteering opportunities. Find out more

Lifetimes' newest programme, Cascade is an innovative project which aims to instil confidence and skills, communication and direct empowerment to our community.

Local residents are also welcome to many of our community information, advice and networking events. See our Events Calendar for further details. 


Finding Us

100 Wandsworth High Street
SW18 4LA