Worthing Churches Homeless Projects - voluteers needed
Worthing Churches Homeless Projects are seeking volunteers to help out in their projects during the Christmas period.
Christmas is a particularly hard time of year for their clients, so they try to make the festive season as special as they can; serving traditional Christmas dinner and providing entertainment throughout the period.
If you have time available, and feel you could help out over the festive season, get in touch with Claire at Worthing Churches Homeless Projects on 01903 227 825
Place Youth Centre - volunteers needed
The Place Youth Centre is based at 24 Marine Place in Worthing, just down the alleyway next to KFC.
They are a youth centre for young people from yr 7 -19 years old, and put on activities including cooking, team building, creative arts, opportunities for youth volunteering and a place to chill out with friends and meet new people.
The youth centre is open Tuesday and Thursdays between 7 - 9pm, Friday’s between 6pm and 9pm, and Saturdays between midday and 5pm.
If you’d like to find out more about The Place Youth Centre, contact Abi Burnage on 01903 234116
Place Youth Cafe - drop in centre for teens
"The Place Youth Café’ is a weekly drop-in for all young people between the ages of 16 -19 who are either at college or not working.
Sessions take place at 24 Marine Place in Worthing every Thursday from 11:30am-3:30pm
You can meet new friends, write CV's and talk to careers advisors about finding a college course or a job.
It’s free to be a part of and lunch is provided.
To find out more call Abi Burnage on 01903 234116
Worthing Cats Protection - homes needed
The team at Worthing Cats Protection are in urgent need of new homes for the many foster cats in care at the moment
The cats that are re-homed are all health checked by a vet, micro-chipped, neutered, de-flead and de-wormed.
If you’re interested in adopting or fostering a cat, call Kathy on 01903 873 717 to find out more
Mind shop - donations required
The MIND Charity shop in Queens Parade on North Road in Lancing, are desperately in need of saleable clothes, bric-a-brac, toys, CD’s, DVD’s and books.
You can drop any donations to them at the shop or call them on 01903 75625
WADARS - Pet food donations required
The Worthing and District Animal Rescue Service (WADARS) are appealing for donations of pet food to help feed all the rescued dogs, cats and general wildlife they are dealing with.
The animal rescue team are working flat out at the moment and have dozens of animals to care for until suitable homes can be found. They all need feeding and the bill for WADARS and the fostering team is rising every day.
The charity is asking for donations of tins or sachets of wet or dry dog and cat food.
If you would like to make a donation of food you can drop it to the new WADARS head office at:
You can drop it off between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday or if you are unable to get to the office you can call them on 0300 30 30 999 to arrange collection.
Worthing U3A - activities for the retired
The Worthing U3A is an organization offering the retired an opportunity to take part in educational, creative and leisure activities.
There are around fifty groups running, with activities including art, computers, dance, music, outings, poetry, rambling, scrabble, writing and more!
So if you want to enrich your life, make new friends and improve your skills, then call the Worthing U3A to find out more on 01903 247510
Cinnamon Trust - help required
The Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist National Charity for elderly people and their much loved, much needed companion animals.
When staying at home is no longer an option, the Cinnamon Trust has a list of pet friendly care and residential homes that happy to take residents with pets.
Also when a pet is bereaved the charity take on full, life time care or the animal.
They are currently looking for Care Homes and Sheltered Accommodation, to add to their Pet Friendly Care Home Register. If you know of, or work in, a home that would be happy to join the scheme, please contact Nicola.
You can email email@example.com or call 01736 757900.
You can also find out more about fundraising and volunteering at their website www.cinnamon.org.uk
SSAFA - help required
The local branch of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) are looking for a local company who would be happy to donate some Banners that they can use at their Fundraising Events.
The Banners would be to explain who the SSAFA are and promote what they do.
The SSAFA are a national charity who give support to the members and families of our Armed Forces.
If you can help in any way or would like further information, please contact Harry Maplesden on Worthing 521349.
Homestart - volunteers needed
Homestart are a charity covering the Worthing and Adur area who support local families with young children going through difficulties including bereavement and post natal depression.
They will soon be running another training course for new Volunteers who would like to get involved with the Charity.
For further information, please contact Naomi Elliott on Worthing 236916 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
St Peters Knit and Natter - wool donations needed
St Peters “Knit and Natter” group in Sompting knit items for the baby unit at Worthing Hospital and for Link Romania.
They are seeking donations of any ply Wool, so that they can continue with their good work supporting these local beneficiaries.
You can leave any donations at the Link Romania warehouse in Park Road, Worthing, or call Margaret on Worthing 762079 for collection.
Parley - business sponsorship required
Local charity Parley helps Children who were born with a rare form of Spina Bifida.
It is an information website that has been created to provide support to parents with a child who has a long or short term medical condition.
If you are a local company or organisation and you would like to sponsor promotional items that will promote both Parley and your company then they would love to hear from you.
These items include:
Canvas bags, shopping bags, shopping coin tokens, flyers, mugs and pens
Find out more from www.parleyonline.co.uk
The Worthing Churches Homeless Projects - donations needed
The Worthing Churches Homeless Projects urgently need Men's clothing for their clients experiencing homelessness.
Warm clothes, underwear, jeans and sock are always gratefully recived.
You can drop off donations to the St Clare's Day Centre in Marine Place (just behind Debenhams) between 9am and 12pm daily or you can call Worthing 227829 to arrange collection.
Sussex Search and Rescue - fundraising needed
Local charity, Sussex Search and Rescue work with Sussex Police to help them locate vulnerable missing individuals. They have 30 volunteers who search and train to search in their spare time; no one takes a salary or expenses.
They are seeking to raise vital funds to enable them to continue with their work in the Worthing area.
To find out more, check out www.sussar.org or contact Dominic Mackonochie on 07782 132129.
The South Downs Film and Video - members needed
The South Downs Film and Video makers are looking for new members of all ages to help with the many tasks associated with film production.
This includes camera techniques, screenwriting, lighting, editing and acting.
If you are young and enthusiastic with creative ideas, you could join in and learn the tricks of the trade from the clubs many professional members.
The Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays at Ferring Village Hall at 7pm.
If you’d like to find out more about the South Downs Film and Video Makers, call 01903 265888 or just turn up at their next meeting.
Worthing and District branch of Cruse Bereavement Care - meeting details
Worthing and District branch of Cruse Bereavement Care provide counselling, practical advice and social activities following the loss of a loved one.
The Friendship Group meet every Tuesday evening from 7pm and have their Coffee Mornings every Thursday from 10am till 11.30am, both at the Beechwood Hall Hotel on Wykeham Road in Worthing.
Other Social events are also organised throughout the year.
If you want become involved with this organisation or you need to find out more following a bereavement, please call Worthing 205900.
The British Heart Foundation shop - donations required
The British Heart Foundation shop requires items for their Furniture and Electrical Store at 43 – 45 Chapel Road in Worthing.
Please donate any good quality furniture and electrical items to help raise funds to fight heart and circulatory disease.
Items required include Suites, Dining Tables, Beds, TV’s, Hi Fi’s and Washing Machines.
Collection can be arranged by calling 0844 499 4177
The Food Bank - donations required
The Food Bank are a local charity who provide emergency food provisions for individuals or families in times of crisis and they are always in need of supplies so they can be ready to distribute them in time of need.
They are particularly looking for non-perishable tinned or dry foods including:
- UHT Milk, Cereal, long life fruit juice and squash, sugar
- Jars or packets of cooking sauces
- Tinned tomatoes, tinned vegetables, tinned meat, tinned fruit
- Dry pasta, rice, instant mash, teabags, biscuits or snack bars
They are often collecting at local supermarkets but always welcome donations direct.
You can contact them to arrange a delivery or to find out more information by calling Worthing 821921
Worthing & District Scope - volunteers required
Worthing & District Scope is a local charity who supports people with Cerebral palsy and similar disabilities and they are currently looking for volunteers.
Help is required at their Saturday club on the last Saturday of the month. The club enables children with disabilities and their siblings to play and enjoy themselves, while parents and carers get to chat and socialise.
They are also looking for help at their day centre that provides social, community and skill based activities for adults with disabilities. You need to have skills and an interest in cooking, computers and community activities.
Their shops in Rectory Road and South Farm Road are run predominantly by volunteers and they are looking for anyone who could spare a few hours a week to sort donations or serve customers.
If you are interested in volunteering or would like an informal chat or more information please contact Pauline Fox on Worthing 522399 or visit their website at www.worthingscope.org
PAWS Animal Sanctuary - urgent donations required
PAWS Animal Sanctuary in Findon are desperately in need of funds to enable them to continue their work caring for ill and abandoned animals.
Recent Vets bills have used all of their savings and unless they can find additional funds, they will be forced to close.
To find out more about their work, or make a donation, please call Stacey or Sheila on Worthing 872734.
The Worthing branch of the National Childbirth Trust - volunteers needed
The Worthing branch of the National Childbirth Trust is looking to recruit volunteers to help make refreshments at their New Parent’s Drop In on a Friday morning between 10am and 12 noon, at the Durrington Family and Children’s Centre on Salvington Road, Worthing.
If you can help or know someone that can please call Tracey on 0870 421 4426 or email email@example.com
Chestnut Tree House - volunteers needed
Chestnut Tree House is appealing for more volunteers to help out with various jobs and tasks around the house.
They are particularly looking for volunteers to help with gardening, maintenance, ironing, housework, reception duties and fundraising.
If you have a few hours to spare and would like to help your local hospice, they would love to hear from you, please call them on Worthing 871808.