community living in Lambeth. But currently, because of our success, we see clients from the other London boroughs as well. That is, our service provision is London wide.
In 1990 a group of Somali volunteers, who shared common interest, started to set up a local community in order to address the needs of the Somali community in Lambeth and to offer its members better chances for personal and professional development and for employment within the Organisation. The organisation was supported and staffed by volunteers until 1992.
Initially the Organisation provided advice and information service to the member of the Somal i
We have achieved both the Quality Mark and Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) exemption certificate. These two certificates are a prerequisite for undertaking any advice work. Therefore, our advice work is of a higher standard as it is regulated by external bodies.
Overall Lambeth is a small but high profile, vibrant grass-roots charity which continues to develop and respond to the needsof the Somali refugees and asylum seekers families it serves.
We are a registered charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee.
Vision of our organisation
has a vision of helping its disadvantage people to have access to the services available to them.
Mission of our organisation
Lambeth Somali Community Association is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping all Somali groups based in London. Our main aim is to tackle the challenges faced by all Somali asylum seekers and refugees.