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 2019

7141

People received our support

12419

Interventions delivered

£4.4m

Worth of additional income for beneficiaries

£482k+

In grants given away

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Latest news

Education grant applications now open

We are now accepting applications for our education grants for the academic year 2021/2022.  Please ...

CISWO Scotland office move

It is our pleasure to inform you that we have relocated from our Bathgate office to new, more ...

Thornycroft Continues in the Community

Thornycroft, our day centre in Pontefract, provides services for people from mining communities to ...

Personal Welfare Service continues during COVID 19 outbreak

We understand that the current situation with the coronavirus outbreak will be a worrying time. We ...

Get In Touch

How can we help you?

01709 728 115

mail@ciswo.org.uk

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