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Awardees

On 2nd June we announced 241 voluntary groups selected to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2021.

164 of these groups also received a special designation for providing impactful support during the pandemic.

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Showing 1 – 25 out of 241 awardees
  • 1279 (Melton Mowbray) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Leicestershire
    Providing life-skills training and challenging activities for young people.
  • 3D Drumchapel

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Family Support
    Ceremonial county: The City of Glasgow
    Journeying with families in North West Glasgow and supporting to develop strong family relationships.
  • 4Sight Vision Support

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Disability
    Ceremonial county: West Sussex
    Making a positive difference for people living with sight loss in West Sussex.
  • 72 (Omagh) Squadron, RAF Air Cadets

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: County Tyrone
    Playing a significant role in healing community divisions.
  • A Safe Space to be Me

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: County Antrim
    Encouraging community cohesion through counselling, life coaching, work-shops and family support
  • Abberton Rural Training

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Education and Employment
    Ceremonial county: Essex
    Providing accessible land-based skills projects for vulnerable and isolated individuals and families.
  • Aberchirder and District Men’s Shed

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Loneliness and Befriending
    Ceremonial county: Banffshire
    Providing a welcome community for people to meet, acquire shared skills and combat loneliness.
  • Aberdeen Cyrenians

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Homelessness
    Ceremonial county: The City of Aberdeen
    Tackling homelessness and helping those in crisis through poverty, abuse, addiction and mental illness.
  • Active and In Touch

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Loneliness and Befriending
    Ceremonial county: Somerset
    Providing a much valued, inclusive befriending service to combat isolation and loneliness.
  • Acts of Kindness Community, Solent

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Loneliness and Befriending
    Ceremonial county: Hampshire
    Providing support to vulnerable people through the provision of essentials and a befriending network.
  • Ageless Thanet

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Loneliness and Befriending
    Ceremonial county: Kent
    Promoting wellbeing and reducing loneliness and isolation in Thanet communities.
  • Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Volunteers

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: Merseyside
    Providing services to improve experience and outcomes for children/young people, families and carers.
  • Allens Cross Community Garden

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Environment
    Ceremonial county: The West Midlands
    Transforming lives, through cultivating an unused space to become a beautiful Community Garden.
  • Amerton Railway

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Sport and Outdoor Activities
    Ceremonial county: Staffordshire
    Promoting narrow gauge railways, with emphasis on Staffordshire, by operating a Narrow Gauge railway.
  • Andy’s Man Club, Halifax

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: West Yorkshire
    Providing peer to peer talking groups for men.
  • Ards Peninsula First Responder Scheme

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: County Down
    Providing immediate medical assistance, pending the arrival of emergency response teams.
  • Arts 2 Heal

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Arts and Media
    Ceremonial county: Lancashire
    Transforming lives, providing mental health support and skill-building through an art-based approach.
  • Asylum Link Merseyside

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Asylum Seekers and Refugees
    Ceremonial county: Merseyside
    Providing friendship and support for asylum seekers and refugees, specialising in destitution.
  • Atlas Women’s Centre

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: County Antrim
    Providing opportunities and vital support to improve wellbeing, increase skills and reduce isolation.
  • Bann Rowing Club

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Sport and Outdoor Activities
    Ceremonial county: County Derry/Londonderry
    Providing an inclusive, successful, well-equipped centre promoting and developing rowing.
  • Barmouth Community First Responders

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Gwynedd
    Saving and enhancing lives in Gwynedd as medical first responders ahead of the emergency services.
  • Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Improving the lives of children and families through the promotion of literacy and literature.
  • BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Disability
    Ceremonial county: Essex
    Supporting people with learning disabilities to be heard, inspiring positive change to their lives.
  • Bay Search & Rescue

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Cumbria
    Providing a volunteer all-terrain and amphibious search and rescue service in Morecambe Bay.
  • Beacon Bolton Counselling Service

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: Greater Manchester
    Providing therapeutic counselling in a very diverse community.