For a stronger Southwark

Through our community investments and pioneering housing for older people, we are helping to create a united, thriving and equal Southwark.



Latest News

Southwark Change-Makers: We’re Looking for a Learning Partner

23rd November 2023

UStSC has teamed up with Active Communities Network (ACN) to run a new kind of grants programme. Normally, decisions around grant allocation are made by our trustees. This time we are shifting this decision-making to a locally embedded charity, and people closest to the issues.

With ‘Southwark Change-Makers’ due to start early 2024, we’re looking for a Learning Partner to work with us for the duration.  They will capture the lessons and measure the impact – working with the team in an iterative way across the two years.

New research project to explore how community-based food activities can improve the health, wellbeing and social connectedness of older people

3rd November 2023

A new joint research project led by Bournemouth University and United St Saviour’s Charity will explore how co-creating communal activities around food can support health, wellbeing and social connectedness as we age.

Exciting grant opportunity – Funding Differently – 2nd round of funding is open now. 

30th October 2023

Following the first round of the pilot where £55,000 was distributed to VCS groups in Southwark in August 2023, we’re pleased to share the 2nd round is now open.  Grants of £5,000 will be awarded to 10 VCS groups in Southwark