What we do

To promote any charitable purposes for the benefit of the public, principally but not exclusively in the local government area of Tower Hamlets and its environs (hereinafter called the “area of benefit”) and, in particular, build the capacity of third sector organisations and provide them with the necessary support, information and services to enable them to pursue or contribute to any charitable purpose.

To promote, organise and facilitate co-operation and partnership working between third sector, statutory and other relevant bodies in the achievement of the above purposes within the area of benefit.

What is a CVS ?

Our Values

We believe in                       

Independence – An independent VCS (and THCVS) 

Inclusion – Diversity and equality of opportunity   

Enabling Working with our members and colleagues   

Learning Being open and responsive to change 

Accountability – Being transparent across all our activities

Our Vision is that


Tower Hamlets is a place where communities thrive…


Our Mission is



To provide a range of services that enable the diversity of community focused Groups and Organisations to work together and with others to create vibrant and cohesive communities across Tower Hamlets


Our Core Aims are to


Improve  the quality and range of VCS services

Strengthen VCS organisations influence on local policy and practice

Build stronger partnerships between VCS organisations and other Sectors

Support resident-led activities and services to be more sustainable