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List of Voluntary and Community Groups

There are many voluntary and community groups on hand below to help those in need during this time. Please use the contact details provided to get in touch with them if you need help.

List of Volunteer Groups

Find resources available to support voluntary and community groups with funding, information and guidance

Map of voluntary and community groups near you

Find out what groups are active in your area using the map below. The borough has been divided up into its 39 ward areas, click on the icon within your ward boundary to see what community and voluntary groups are active. Find out my ward area using my postcode. Click on the name of a group for more information on how they're able to help and for contact details. Alternatively, select your ward from the A-Z list below the map to see the activity in your area.


List of Voluntary and Community Groups by ward

The following groups and organisations are filtered by the area of the borough they are acting in and are on hand to help those in need during this time. Please use the contact details provided to get in touch with them if you need help, or if you would like to help others.

If you would like to have the work of your community group promoted on these pages then please complete our online volunteer group form

If you would like to volunteer anywhere in the borough of Ashford then please complete this form which will be sent to Ashford Volunteer Centre

If you need support and are unable to receive it from a local community group then please complete our request for help form.

Read the government FAQs on safeguarding for community groups.

If you are unsure what ward you live in, you can find out your ward online using your postcode.

Ward areas with specific help available

Voluntary/Helping/Community Group Resources

There are a number of resources available to help support volunteer groups:

Ashford Volunteer Centre

Ashford Volunteer Centre provide a range of support and information for voluntary and community groups. Find out more information on the Ashford Volunteer Centre website.

Kent Community Foundation

They have announced an emergency fund for grassroots organisations working with older people – find out more on the Kent Community Foundation website.

The Charity Excellence Framework

They have a range of resources available – find out more on The Charity Excellence Framework website.


The NVCO website is filled with resources, information and guidance for the voluntary sector.