Action Acton

Registered Charity Number: 1101111

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Action West London is an innovative charity and social enterprise.

  • Action West London’s  Mission is ‘changing lives through Employment, Education, Enterprise’  

  • Action West London achieves this through a wide range of education, training, employment, self -employment and social enterprise projects.  

  • Support is provided for those people facing the most barriers to education, training and employment--- long term unemployed, NEET young people, young and adult offenders, care leavers, lone parents, individuals with mental health and disability issues, black and ethnic minorities, refugees and older people.

  • Action West London also promotes self-employment, business and social enterprise start-ups through stalls at Acton Street Market  and social enterprise advice and support . 

  • Business model:  - Action West London became a charity in 2003 --but its business model has always been to operate as a social enterprise to generate sufficient earned income to enable the organisation to deliver its charitable objectives and Mission.

  • Action West London works in partnership with other charities, social enterprises, local authorities, public sector bodies and private sector ‘prime contractors’

  • Successful growth:  In the past 11 years Action West London has expanded from 5 to 17  staff, and 2 to 4  premises .

  • Action West London has a highly successful track record of tendering for, winning and delivering education, training and employment contracts including ‘payment by results’.

  • Action West London delivers around 10 contracts each year including the Work programme, DWP Employment support, ESOL, IT training, Welfare Benefits training, youth and adult offenders training, and SFA NEETs contract.

  • Awards and Quality Marks include Matrix, EdXcel, Greenmark, Social Enterprise Mark, DTA national ‘Community Enterprise Award’, Big Society Award 2013.

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Action Acton 16-18 Crown Street

W3 8SB

Phone: 020 8993 9605
Fax: 020 8993 0998

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Financial Information from CharityFinancials

March 2017 March 2016
Total Income £1,273,036 £795,615
Total Expenditure £769,491 £904,574

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