Christmas Project 2020

Christmas Project 2020

Our annual Christmas Project has officially begun! We support vulnerable individuals and families in Lewisham who experience social and economic hardships. The Christmas period can be a difficult time for many, we aim to ease the burdens it presents by providing food...

COVID-19 Response Partnership

COVID-19 Response Partnership

To address the unprecedented Public Health challenge that we are facing, the voluntary and community sector has c0me together to serve the needs of Lewisham residents. Lewisham Local, VSL, and AgeUK Lewisham and Southwark are working with Lewisham Council and local...

VSL’s 50th Anniversary – July 2019

2019 marked 50 years of VSL, from its beginnings as a Church-founded organisation to the large independent charity we are today. We are always at the heart of Lewisham, serving our community in a variety of different ways that include providing befriending and...

Crowdfunding for Access Lewisham Minibus

Exciting NEWS!! VSL are fundraising for £12,500 to purchase a MINIBUS for our ACCESS LEWISHAM Transport Project to help an additional 100 people a week! Access Lewisham is a transport project for vulnerable Lewisham residents who can no longer use public transport,...

Group Befriending

VSL are delighted to be granted funding from the Deptford Challenge Trust to start group befriending sessions in the Deptford Challenge Area, which stretches from New Cross to Deptford into Lewisham. The project will bring together older socially isolated inhabitants...