The King's Head Theatre works with a number of charities and organisations both locally and further afield on a regular basis.
Our friends in the community include:
Amnesty International (Hackney & Islington Group)
Amnesty International aims to protect individuals across the world wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied. They work towards a world in which every person enjoys all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments. They undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of these rights. Click here to find out more.
Crime Reduction Initiatives (Islington)
CRI is a social care and health charity working with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and antisocial behaviour. Click here to find out more.
Barnet College Job Coaches
Barnet College runs a Job Coach programme for students between the ages of 20 and 30 who have learning difficulties. Each student participates in 4 days of work experience under the supervision of a Job Coach from the College. Click here to find out more.
Education Partnerships Africa
Education Partnerships Africa works to improve the quality of education for young people in rural Kenya and Uganda. They work in direct partnership with rural secondary schools by equipping disadvantaged schools with a solid resource base including sending UK university students to work in these schools. Click here to find out more.
Helping Hand For Poppy
Rasing money for Holloway toddler, Poppy Pickford, who requires flexible prosthetic limbs, that the NHS cannot provide until she is 18 & Reach (The Association for Children with Upper Limb Deficiency) to help other children like Poppy achieve their potential.
Click here to find out more.
Inner City Centre
A group of fifty qualified and experienced psychoanalytic psychotherapists providing a professional service in the City and throughout London. Inner City Centre offer a private and confidential space in which new ways of resolving old conflicts can be found and change gradually achieved. Click here to find out more.
The International Childcare Trust (ICT)
The International Childcare Trust (ICT) believes that all children, regardless of socio-economic background, have the right to enjoy their childhood and reach their potential. They partner with local grassroots NGOs in Africa and Asia that protect children’s rights; in particular, organisations that address both the causes and effects of child poverty. Click here to find out more.
Islington Community Theatre
Islington Community Theatre creates space for young people and the best theatre-makers to collaborate, explore and learn together through nationally acclaimed, innovative and free to access projects and productions. It has provided thousands of young people across Islington with opportunities that would otherwise simply not exist. Click here to find out more.
Jewish Care provides care and support to the Jewish Community in London and the South East. With over 70 volunteer-run centres they care for those who need their help, including the elderly, disabled and those with mental health issues. Click here to find out more.
Link Ethiopia is a charity dedicated to supporting education in Ethiopia and increasing cultural awareness between young people in Ethiopia and the UK. They set up, support and help manage links between U.K. schools and schools in Ethiopia and assist the schools they work with in Ethiopia to improve the quality of the schooling they offer. Click here to find out more.
The Margins Homelessness Project
The Margins Homelessness Project, based in the Union Chapel, provides a range of vital support services to people facing homelessness, crisis and isolation in the local community and beyond. They aim to provide a supportive community committed to social inclusion, where people are recognise by their potential and not by their misfortunes. Click here to find out more.
Mousetrap Theatre Projects
Mousetrap Theatre Projects is a charity dedicated to bringing the magic of theatre into the lives of young people. They increase young people’s access to all that London's vibrant theatre scene has to offer, particularly to those with limited means or opportunities. Click here to find out more.
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign funds world-class research to find cures for over 60 different muscle wasting conditions, provides practical support to those suffering and their carers and families, provide specialist education for health professionals and raise awareness about the conditions. Click here to find out more.
Positive East, East London's HIV charity, offering support for individuals and communities affected by HIV. Click here to find out more.
The Rowans Hospice
The Rowans Hospice is a local charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Established since 1994, they have helped more than 7,000 patients and families across Portsmouth and South East Hampshire. Click here to find out more.
Royal London Society
The Royal London Society aims to equip serving prisoners and ex-offenders with skills and a positive approach to finding suitable and sustainable employment. They do this through the support, funding and (if applicable) referral to relevant training, education and employment opportunities. Click here to find out more.
SafeHands for Mothers
SafeHands for Mothers aims to contribute to a reduction in maternal mortality and morbidity from pregnancy-related causes and to protect and promote health of the newborn in developing countries. They produce high quality films and visual materials to support government and non governmental training and advocacy programmes. Click here to find out more.
Single Homeless People
Single Homeless People aims to reduce poverty, social exclusion and homelessness, and make a lasting improvement to their clients' quality of life. They provide a wide range of accommodation and support services to 6,000 people a year across 16 London boroughs. Click here to find out more.
Voluntary Action Islington
The Volunteer Centre at Voluntary Action Islington helps hundreds of local residents every year to find volunteering opportunities and to make a valuable contribution to their local community. The Centre is supported entirely by charitable trusts and donations and has an active local team of volunteers helping other residents to find volunteering opportunities. Voluntary Action Islington supports local community groups and brings organisations together to make a positive difference to life in Islington. Click here to find out more.
Claremont Project provide a multidisciplinary spectrum of services and activities that research and experience suggest makes for happier, healthier people and communities.