What We Do
Working with the community for the community
Essential to all our work is a friendly, welcoming ‘can do’ approach.LUOS brings together people and their ideas – supporting each other to improve our individual lives’, shape services and our neighbourhoods. LUOS makes things happen and, together with our partners, we make a positive difference.
Our FocusWe deliver programme to bring Nature. Sports, well-being and harmony closer to communities.
Community Places and Regeneration
Health and Well-Being
Organic Food and Green Spaces
Sports, Art and Crafts
Estate based projects
LUOS is working with Homes for Haringey and Well Communities to deliver community-led estate based gardening, food growing and healthy eating projects.
LUOS has been commissioned by Homes for Haringey, the Council’s Public Health and Well Community partnership, to develop and establish residents and friends of green spaces groups through gardening, food growing and healthy eating projects.
We are currently delivering 7 projects across Tottenham: 4 in Northumberland Park, two in Seven Sisters/Tottenham Green, and one in Wood Green. In each case aiming to create strong partnership between residents and local businesses, community groups, the Police and Council services.
Other Community Projects
We continue to deliver weekly free cycling, walking and sewing groups and supporting an over 55s club. We also organise community outreach and consultations, volunteering placement, training, celebrations and events.
Corporate Volunteering and Educational Visits
Living Under One Sun has been recognised as an example of good practice across a range of our activities and are experienced in hosting both corporate and educational visits.All volunteers are offered Time Credits and we can write statement and give certification to support CV and employees personal statements,
Our multi Green Flag award winning community allotment continues to flourish as a therapeutic beautiful place to be, with our buzzing apiary, growing food, fruits and flowers, offering befriending, placements, training and courses.
LUOS’s successful ‘can do’ and ‘By the community - For the community’ approach has secured funding and commissions to deliver a wide range of innovative community empowerment projects and services - responding to key community needs and aspirations