We are now in our new premises
You can find us down the road at 2 Thorpe Close W10 5XL
In our community one in seven adults has limited or poor literacy. NOVA has been helping these people build skills and confidence to move back into work and improve their employability.Learn more
NOVA offers services to the community throughout Kensington and Chelsea including: Basic Maths, English, ICT and Food skills courses as well as advice and pre-employment support. We also run the Nova Language School offering a range of high quality classes in English.
There are lots of ways to get involved, whether though volunteering, joining fundraising events or making donations. You can also find out about our present funders and see client feedback.
Delicious family recipes from around the world are top of the menu at Portobello’s first social enterprise eatery run by cooks and volunteers drawn from North Kensington’s diverse community. The Café staff serve freshly made dishes every day.
Bintu came from Nigeria to settle in the UK over 40 years ago. She has raised her family in North Kensington and now has 11 grandchildren.
“I missed out on my early education the first time round. I have always been eager to learn and I started coming to NOVA last year because I wanted to catch up on what I had missed out on. Everyone at NOVA is very respectful and the staff treat us all equally. I’ve made friends here and I want to continue for as long as I can. I feel much more confident in speaking and …”