The Coal Mining Charity

Enabling former coal miners and mining communities to reduce disadvantage.

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Improving Lives

Helping you

We’re here to improve the lives of former coal miners and their families. We understand the struggles faced by those in former coal mining communities. We help you overcome some of the barriers you come up against and support you to lead a better quality life.

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Thriving Communities

Supporting charities

We help more than 200 independent mining charities to continue delivering essential recreational and social facilities in local communities. Through providing guidance and governance support for coal mining charities to help them thrive.

How Can We Help

Our Work In Numbers

What we achieved in 2018 - 19

8947

People received our support

15183

Interventions delivered

£5.3m

Worth of additional income for beneficiaries

£460k+

In grants given away

We've Been Busy

Latest news

CISWO are attending The Gathering 2020

CISWO Scotland are attending The Gathering on 19th and 20th February 2020, Scotland’s largest event ...

New transport for Thornycroft

Thornycroft, our social day centre in Pontefract, has recently benefitted from two new minibuses, ...

Pneumoconiosis Grant Support

CISWO has introduced specific grant support for former coal miners who have been diagnosed with ...

New look and website for CISWO

CISWO has recently undergone a re-brand, giving the organisation a completely new look. Our ...

Get In Touch

How can we help you?

01709 728 115

mail@ciswo.org.uk

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