Voluntary Organisations

Citizens' Advice Cornwall

Penzance office: 2 Alverton St, Penzance TR18 2QW open Thursdays 10.00-13.00  

Debt Enquiries: text DEBT to 78866

Other enquiries: text ADVICE to 78866 

Cornwall Bat Group

A small voluntary group dedicated to the study and conservation of bats in Cornwall.

0345 1300228


Cornwall People First 

A user-led self-advocacy charity for adults with learning disabilities throughout Cornwall

01736 334857

Mount's Bay Lugger Association

Preserving and enjoying a piece of Cornish sailing heritage


Mount's Bay Rotary Club

Enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas.


Mounts Bay Women's Institute

A lively group for women of all ages and interests living in Penzance/Newlyn and the wider Mounts Bay area.


Penwith National Trust Association 

PNTA runs an annual programme of talks and events and meets monthly at Marazion Community Centre

01736 757047 

Penwith Community Development Trust

Providing infrastructure services, training and volunteer led projects to empower the local community.

01736 334686


Penwith Credit Union

A not-for-profit, democratically run financial co-operative which offers convenient savings and low-interest loans to its members.

01736 366200


Penzance Community Flora Group

Local residents who care deeply that Penzance needs flowers to welcome everybody.  


Penzance & District Tourism Association

Representing over 40 local businesses with a common interest in tourism in the Penzance area. 


Penzance Bridge Club

Meeting on Wednesday evenings at 6.15, at Westholme, the historic clubhouse of the Penzance and Newlyn Rugby Football Club 

01736 361104 

Penzance Chamber of Commerce

Membership is open to businesses small and large, individual and corporate and for profit and not-for-profit

01736 366008


Penzance Harbour Users' Association

A collective voice for users of Penzance Harbour 

01736 366113


Penzance Memory Café

The Memory Cafe is a place where any one with memory loss and their carer or family may find support and a signpost to more formal help if so desired. 


Penzance Model Boat Club

Meets Thursday & Sunday afternoons at the Wherrytown Boating Lake on Western Promenade and always has a warm Cornish welcome for visitors of all ages 

01736 360870


Penzance Old Cornwall Society

Collecting, recording, preserving and celebrating Cornish history, antiquities and language

01736 363237 

Penzance-Cuxhaven Twinning Association

Promoting international friendship and understanding by strengthening the links between Penzance and Cuxhaven.

01736 361753 

Pop-up Penzance

Delivering arts, community and retail enterprise activities in empty shops in Penzance 


The Rotary Club of Penzance

Working together, donating time, skills, experience and fundraising for communities everywhere 


Royal Air Forces Association - Penzance Branch

The charity that supports the RAF family


Royal British Legion - Penzance Branch 

Providing lifelong support to the armed forces community, serving men, women, veterans and their families


Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Penzance

The charity that saves lives at sea

01736 369246

St Petroc's - Breadline

Providing accommodation, support, training, advice and resettlement services to single, homeless people in Cornwall

01736 366767


Victim Support Devon & Cornwall

Help and support for victims of crime 

01392 475900

Volunteer Cornwall

Dedicated to developing active, engaged citizens through volunteering

01872 265305 

West Cornwall Footpath Preservation Society

Preserving public footpaths in West Cornwall and promoting their use


West Cornwall Women's Aid

promoting the protection of women and children at risk of abuse or harm through policy and practice

01736 367539

Whole Again Communities

Community led, community fed - bringing communities together for a greater good