The Coal Mining Charity

Enabling former coal miners and mining communities to reduce disadvantage.

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 2020

10608

People received our support

20412

Interventions delivered

£4.5m

Worth of additional income for beneficiaries

£325k+

In grants given away to individuals

£376k

In funds invested in other charities

We've Been Busy

Latest news

Thornycroft Reopens

Thornycroft, our day centre in Pontefract, provides members with the opportunity to socialise, ...

Events coming up

This year we are attending a few events up and down the country in order to offer our support ...

Pontefract bungalow vacancy

CISWO has a small number of self-contained bungalows for former mineworkers with low incomes ...

Education grant applications now open

We provide grants for former mineworkers and their dependent children for the purposes of ...

Get In Touch

How can we help you?

01709 728 115

mail@ciswo.org.uk

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