Hammersmith United Charities

6 Glenthorne Mews. London W6 0LJ. Tel: 020 8741 4326 Fax: 020 8748 7675
Photo by Steve Schofield

Providing housing for the elderly & grants for work to help people in need

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We offer grants to organisations working to prevent or relieve hardship or distress in our Area of Benefit. We welcome enquiries from groups of all sizes. We are particularly interested in working with groups with strong links to the communities they serve.

Latest News

Fantastic Administrator Wanted!

July 1, 2015

Part Time/Flexible 25 hours per week over 5 days This is an excellent opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm to make a real contribution to the operations, strategic direction and impact of Hammersmith United Charities with a small staff team, working to tackle disadvantage in the 8 northern wards of Hammersmith & Fulham. See […]


Next deadline for grant applications

June 3, 2015

24 September. Please look at the grants page for more information about our new funding priorities and our new micro grants procedure.


Open Gardens – A chance to visit our hidden gems

June 1, 2015

As part of of London Open Gardens Squares Weekend the residents of John Betts House and Sycamore Gardens in Hammersmith invite you to enjoy their special gardens. Please see our leaflet giving more details here HUC Open gardens leaflet 4pp DL Residents work alongside the Charity’s gardener and horticulturalist to make safe beautiful environments for people to […]



Special HUC photo exhibition at the Cube 8 – 14 June

June 3, 2015

We are delighted to announce that we are mounting a special photo exhibition reflecting our work at the Cube in front of Hammersmith Town Hall from 8 – 14 June. This will include the winners of last year’s summer snaps competition. There will be a special private view event on 11 June at 6.30 – […]


Save the Date!

May 8, 2015

HUC will be holding its first grants conference on Thursday 2 July. We will be welcoming Dan Corry, head of New Philanthropy Capital as our keynote speaker. More details and invitations coming very soon!


Are you having a meeting?

February 5, 2015

We have 50 hours of time to give to local groups for free in the Anti – Tribalism Movement’s community centre in Lime Grove by Shepherds Bush Market. Get in touch for more information.



Hammersmith United Charities provides homes for people over 60 within the area of benefit who are living on a low income and who would otherwise find it difficult to fund suitable homes for themselves. A limited number of women over 55 may also qualify.

Find out if you are Eligible


Trustees have the power to make grants to groups or individuals in the area of benefit to alleviate deprivation and hardship. As a result of the report commissioned by the Charity from the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and presented in 2009, the trustees now have access to detailed information about where the most deprived areas are and who needs help most.

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HUC Faces


There’s a little piece of heaven just off the Goldhawk Road.

A place full of beauty, many flowers to behold.

As I sit in my little heaven: lost in thought of old and new The peace and calm around me, to touch it would be gold.

And then I hear the ripple of the water in the fish pond not far away, Saying Troubles? Just wash them all away.

Then a voice from the distance says “Hi – How are you?”

Lonely? How can I be “in my home in my heaven”

Just by the Sycamore tree.        P1010027 - Poetry at SH


By Catherine Barry(AKA Kitty)

Poetry Moment at Sycamore House — Sycamore House resident Read More Testimonials

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