An invitation to black organisations in Northamptonshire
NBCT Organisational Members
SN are collaborators and work in partnership with communities and organisations. SN aim communities in the lead of social action and at the heart of change. We co-design and work in partnership with local people and communities and take a community development approach to building strong, resilient communities, improving people’s wellbeing and building strong organisations.
Islah-Ul-Muslimeen is the original mosque in Wellingborough and open to visitors throughout the year. Since the mosque was established, it has become a focal point for the Muslim community. Over the years, both Muslims and non-Muslims have used this mosque’s premises for events such as meetings, lectures, studies, for community and educational purposes.
Dostiyo (meaning friendship in Urdu) Asian Women and Girls Organisation was established in 1979 to promote stronger ties and well being in the local community of Northampton. It works to overcome barriers of language, culture, racial prejudice and isolation that Asian women and girls often face in their daily lives. Their needs are addressed in a relaxed and friendly manner.
Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IHWO) is a dynamic voluntary organisation focused on enriching the lives of Northampton’s Hindus by meeting their social, cultural, welfare and health needs. IHWO is also working towards building an integrated local society by developing partnerships with and encouraging involvement from different communities.
Providing food parcels to those in need including to BAME families affected by COVID-19,
Impact-Now began operations in September 2013 running sessions from one location. Now in its 7th year of operations, Impact-Now operates out of three locations within the Growing Together NN3 catchment area. Impact –Now provides training in personal development and skill acquisition for youth and adults within the community and aim to impact youths and young adults by teaching them how to create revenues for themselves, helping to raise self-worth, helping them to develop marketable skills which might lead to life-long careers and /or interest or hobbies as well as improve confidence in academic work.
The overall aim of the organisation is to reduce isolation of African BAME families and their children with complex needs create a supportive space by providing a supportive space to access services and improve their wellbeing.
Jesus Cathedral of Holiness Ministry (JCHM) is a powerful anointed church, located at 2 Usiefrun road, by the railway Orhuwhorun town-Udu, where God’s Presence and Power is saving, healing and restoring human destiny.
NBA is an organisation which understands and appreciates the need to empower all section of the communities. It exists to facilitate policies and local agenda on behalf of key statutory agencies by working very closely with Northampton borough council, Northamptonshire county council, Northamptonshire police and many other local and national organisations and training agencies to provide a professional access and services to the community.
Power of the Mind Networks exists to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing women from becoming socially excluded and assisting them to integrate into society. We do this by providing a platform where people can share their lived experiences thereby empowering them to find their voice.
We are a growing organisation of African individuals, organisations and friends of the African community. We take pride in our African heritage and culture. We endeavour to expand on existing initiatives which support African communities, we seek to develop leadership, empowerment and social abilities. Advocating on behalf of the African community through democratic and inclusive organisational structures, whilst partnering with other organisations with similar objectives.
Wellingborough African Caribbean Association (WACA)
Providing specific services for the growing needs of our community in Wellingborough and surrounding areas, WACA is a voluntary organisation that encompasses various events and services for the wider community including regular activities with lunch for older people.
Shine Development Concept CIC is a Christian Not-for-profit Social Enterprise registered as a Community-Interest-Company in the United Kingdom. We provide helpful and needful intervention for people going through difficult times and help them regain stability. Either due to homelessness, low or no income, divorce or separation, complex health challenge(s), difficult or addictive behaviour etc, we believe no one should be a victim of their circumstance.We provide help where and when help is unobtainable through our various projects.
We focus on improving and enhancing the lives of families in particular vulnerable women, young people and children living in the community. We also focus on education and re-employment, health and personal well-being by providing training, skills nurturing and development through sports and recreational activities.
Each year the organisation has strived to fulfil it’s aims and meet the challenges of putting on this huge community event involving as many local schools, organisations, charities, small businesses as possible.
The Northamptonshire Black History Association is the successor organisation of the Northamptonshire Black History Project.
Visit the website of Northamptonshire Black History Association and during your visit you will be able to discover 800 years of Black history in Northamptonshire.
This is the result of the hard work undertaken by the team involved in the Northamptonshire Black History Project.
Centre for Policy, Promotions and Prevention
We use a social enterprise model to promote cohesion and integration among marginalised communities. We believe migrant communities should thrive within British culture. We therefore encourage people to improve their English and communication skills. We also support individuals from ethnic minority communities – especially women – to develop their vocational skills, so that they can achieve their employment potential.
WDHA established to focus on community development for which we aim to provide community spaces, organise social functions, provide information on key services, facilitate education classes and offer welfare services.