About Imago

We are a social action organisation delivering diverse services and supporting individuals, organisations and communities across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London

View our Services and Impact Report for 2023-24

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Imago Community (formerly Voluntary Action within Kent) is a Registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee, working across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London to ‘promote, develop and facilitate social action, supporting independence and empowering communities'


Our Strategic Aims

  • Enhancing Capacity and Providing Support
  • Enabling Strategic Partnerships, Collaboration and Voice
  • Empowering Communities
  • Promoting and Developing Social Action
  • Making a Difference to the lives of Children & Young People
  • Developing Enterprising Solutions
  • Supporting Independence
  • Operating as a Centre of Excellence & Model of Good Practice


Our History

Initially set up in 1932 as the Tunbridge Wells Council of Service, Imago has merged with a number of like-minded organisations to form a resilient, diverse organisation that prides itself on the provision of excellent services, modern governance, a focus on quality and consistency and a skilled, dedicated staff team.

  • 2007    Sevenoaks Volunteer Development Agency
  • 2009    VSU Youth in Action
  • 2009    RE Computer Recycling
  • 2009    121 Youth Befriending
  • 2011     Volunteer Centre Tonbridge

  • 2019     Carers Support Ashford

Imago changed its name from Voluntary Action within Kent in early 2015 to better demonstrate the breadth and diversity of its projects.