There are a number of charities registered in Lanzarote, if you are living here or simply on holiday and would like to help, any or all of the following would be grateful of any time or donations that you can spare.
Emerlan (Emergencia Lanzarote) has been a vital part of Lanzarote’s emergency services and support scene for many years. They provide emergency cover for beaches and sports events, as well as providing fantastic support for families in need on the island.
Calle El Cabrerón s/n, Arrecife
Arrecife de Lanzarote
Telefóno 928 806 806
Calor y Café
Calor y Café has been in operation for the last 13 years primarily to provide basic hygiene and food to homeless people with drug abuse problems. The café expanded in 2010 due to the economic crisis, their services expanded to provide food and support for local families in desperate need.
Donations can be left at the warehouse after 4.30pm
Address: Calle Escotilla 27, Arrecife, 35500, Lanzarote
SARA (Asociación Protectora de Animales y Plantas “SARA”) is the local animal shelter with the heartbreaking job of housing and feeding an average of 150 dogs and 70 cats per day. Many of the animals have been abandoned or neglected and just want a loving home.
Address: Ctra. Tahiche – S. Bartolome s/n, 35509, Tahiche, Lanzarote
Opening Hours: 10:30 – 13:00 Monday to Saturday
Tel: 928 173 417
TRi W.W.W. Asociacion Together Reaching Illusions World Winners Way
TRi W.W.W. is a local sports charity helping physically challenged people to develop interests in sport, participate in events, generally developing them to be better humans and enjoy life to the full.
Niños del Tercer Mundo
Niños del Tercer Mundo is a Spanish registered charity started in the mid 1990’s by Gill and Christopher David who were concerned with the welfare and education of children living in the third world.
The Kennel Klub
This registered and non profit dog charity rescues dogs who have no-one else. They work with the local pounds to re home dogs on death row, as well as dogs who have no homes, and are injured or have been mistreated.
Telephone: 646 47 92 84
The Asociación de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer y otras Demencias de Lanzarote (AFA) are an organisation helping families with sufferers of Alzheimer and dementia.
Address: C/ Juan de Quesada s/n, 35500, Arrecife, Lanzarote
Opening Hours: 08:00 – 15:00 Monday to Friday
Tel: 928 806 529
The Asociación de Familias Oncohematológicas de Lanzarote (AFOL) is a charity helping families cope with cancer.
Address: C/ José Antonio nº 77, 2º piso , puerta 6, Arrecife, Lanzarote
Opening Hours: 09:00 – 13:00 & 16:00 – 20:00 Monday to Thursday and Friday 09:00 –15:00
Tel: 928 81 69 6
The Tinguafaya Association help families with respite care and leisure activities for children and youths who have physical, mental and sensory disabilities.
Telephone: 928 844 922 (Tardes) 625 079 313/ 692984300 (Tardes)
Facebook Page: Asociación Tinguafaya
ADISLAN is the Asociación de personas con discapacidad de Lanzarote, their mission is to improve the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
There are two women’s associations in Lanzarote who campaign against domestic violence (violencia contra la mujer).
Lanzarote Online Charity Shop
They can take donations at various locations on the island. Read all about them here: Lanzarote Online Charity Shop.