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To relieve the inhabitants of North and East London and the surrounding areas who are in need because of age, a mental or physical disability or poverty in particular but not exclusively by the provision of advice, advocacy and support services.

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Volunteer work in the community.

CASS is a registered Charity No. 1098224

Application Form

If you wish to apply for any position at CASS please complete our
online application form.

Funding Support

Funders who have supported CASS over the years are Big Lottery, Awards for All, London Development Agency, Fast Track as well as those shown below.

Contact Details


The Community Advice and Support Scheme(CASS) charity was established in 1998 and commenced its operation in Islington. The management committee oversees the policies and custodians of the constitution and funds of the organisation to ensure compliance and prudence and smooth running of CASS.

Our aims and objectives can broadly be placed within the following services outlined below.

  • Information:
    General, disability issues, sign posting where we cannot help. (Currently limited service)

  • Advice:
    As above.

  • Training:
    Volunteers, disability awareness, equality, etc.

  • Consultancy:
    Buy in or consult experts to deliver services etc.

  • Welfare Right Work:
    Advice and support with benefits issues and applications. (Currently Limited Service)

  • Advocacy:
    Undertake detailed case work where we can. (To fill forms or give assistance to those who are home bound or for other reasons cannot come to us)

  • Lobby / Dialogue:
    Contribute on public issues / educate and inform our members and clients about new developments that affect their lives.

  • Volunteering:
    Recruit, train, support, supervise and work with volunteers to provide services to our members and clients.

  • Outreach:
    Visit individuals and organizations to offer support with our expertise in their homes or centres.

  • Grants:
    We assist our clients to identify, apply for grants designed for individual disabled or vulnerable people, receive those on their behalf, pass it on or utilize it as directed by the grant making body. Such grants have gone to help our clients buy equipment or other services they need to live in the community or for repairs and to maintain their quality of life.

CASS is continuously seeking for funds to resurrect or cover the above roles fully. We gratefully thank sponsors past, present and future who have generously contributed to helping our targeted communities benefit enormously from our persistent drive to make care and opportunity available to those who need it most.