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    Care for Carers

    Care for Carers is a Voluntary Organisation established in 1989 to provide support services to all carers, regardless of age, gender, disability or relationship of the person they care for. We deliver services to carers in Edinburgh and we deliver specific short breaks through our Stepping Out service to carers from Read more [...]

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    SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity

    We’re here for the armed forces! About us: SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity (the oldest military charity in Britain) supports the person behind the uniform, those currently serving, veterans and their families. Every year we help more than 73,000 people from the Forces family get back on their feet. Read more [...]

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    Lagan’s Foundation

    Lagan’s Foundation delivers free home care support and respite, weekly via volunteer support workers to parents of disadvantaged children under the age of 5 with a heart defect or a feeding issue. We provide a fully trained and DBS checked Home Support Worker who attend the home to support the Read more [...]

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    Dads Rock Playgroup – Granton

    Based in Edinburgh, we run the only free, weekly playgroups for all dads/male carers locally.  It’s a fun, positive and rocking place to be, for dads/male carers and kids. Don’t worry if you’re not musical! whilst the playgroups do have instruments, the main focus is on play. We also have Read more [...]

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    Serenity social & theraputic horticulture

    http://www.serenitysth.org Founded by retired GP Satinder Sanghera in 2018, SSTH was created out of her vision to improve the lives of those adults living with long term health conditions especially physical disability. Satinder suffered a dense completed stroke 34 years ago aged 20 and despite all medical odds has regained Read more [...]

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    Welcome Back CCG Volunteers in 2020

    We will start the year with a session in Hampstead cemetery. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to connect us with local green spaces. The Camden Green Gym® runs at different parks & public gardens across Camden. The Green Read more [...]

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    Grow Raglan Project at Raglan Estate

    This will be the last of three sessions for the Growing Raglan Project. In this session we will be continuing from where we got to last time and finish building woven hurdles. The Green Gym® is natural exercise to make a difference! Fun and free outdoor community volunteering sessions to Read more [...]

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    Annual Christmas Party

    We hold an annual Christmas Party for our members as we have found that after running our service’s for over 12 years now, we understand the Christmas period can be one of the loneliest times of the year for older people. To try and combat this we throw an annual Read more [...]

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    Exercise Groups

    Friendship at Home’s New Age Kurling class on a Monday morning is a popular club, with teams often taking part in competitions organised by our local Older People’s Collaborative. This increases social participation and is a lot of fun for our members! Our Shibashi class on a Tuesday morning is a gentle method of Read more [...]

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    Social Clubs

    These weekly social clubs are held in central locations for people aged 60 plus, and offer access to information, advice, support and social activities. The key function of the clubs is to give our members somewhere to meet where they feel safe and valued, and also gives them the opportunity to meet new Read more [...]

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    St Hugh’s Project

    St Hugh’s Dementia Project Friendship at Home currently have two members of staff (Mandy and Clare) who support people with memory concerns (including those diagnosed with Dementia) and their families/carers in North East Lincolnshire. This ongoing service provides one to one practical, emotional advice and information on many things including: Read more [...]

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    Befriending Service

    Our Befriending Service offers a much-needed lifeline to older people who are lonely and isolated. It is recognised that loneliness can lead to depression and in turn, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and the withdrawal from social groups and activities. Our volunteer befrienders are there to offer company and friendship Read more [...]

  • Small Change Big Difference Communities

    The Small Change, Big Difference campaign is part of a wider project called TRiFOCAL London – transforming city food habits for LIFE[1]. Small Change, Big Difference is all about how small changes can have a big impact on Londoners’ health and bank balance, while making our city a more sustainable Read more [...]

  • Tree-top House

    We have had a tree-top house here at Kibblestone since the 1950s. It’s one of the few activities on site that is free to all users and brings a great deal of enjoyment to our younger visitors. The current structure is rotten and we thought it would be a great Read more [...]

  • Bradford Toy Library

    We are a specialist toy and equipment loan service for children with disabilities from across the Bradford district . The toy library runs one to one play sessions and holds information events about playing with toys at different levels . We give ideas and support children and families to play Read more [...]

  • Kennishead Community Hall

    kennishead community hall provides community space for people living in and out with the local area. We provide a wide range of activities that suits the needs for all , no matter of age or ability. Our aim is to help reduce isolation and loneliness .  A few of our Read more [...]

  • Gilcrux Village Hall Lunch Club

    We have launched a lunch club for our rural village to help reduce the isolation that many of the elderly in our community suffer from especially during the winter months. We have no public transport so a chance for these individuals to get together for a hot 2 course lunch, Read more [...]

  • Chetton Active Friends

    We meet on Mondays at Chetton Village Hall, near Bridgnorth, in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. Gentle exercise takes place , suitable for all, progressing from being seated to standing , if wished. This is followed by a period of recovery, with tea, coffee and biscuits with plenty of Read more [...]

  • South Western District Gang Show

    South Western District Gang Show (SWDGS) is a fast-moving variety show performed in a theatre setting by a cast of boys and girls (6-18y), supported by a team of 30+ adult volunteers who have experience of organising live theatre events. SWDGS cast members are recruited from open workshops in the Read more [...]

  • Nightstop Devon

    Nightstop Devon provides same day emergency accommodation for 16- 25 year olds when they are face with no choice other than to sleep on the streets.  Being homeless is damaging and dangerous.  For any young person who finds themselves on the streets those risks are even greater. Every year the charity Read more [...]

  • Aspiring Artists

    We are aiming to run a project for people with enduring mental health issues that will not only offer regular weekly contact with high quality services, but will develop their creative confidence and introduce them to running workshops at community events. Aspiring Artists is an exciting project that will support Read more [...]

  • Welfare Benefits advice and support

    Disability First Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) has been supporting people since 1992, through the specialist provision of services across Lancashire and Cumbria. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary last year. We were awarded the Most Outstanding Blackpool Charity in 2018 in recognition of the charity which has made the most difference Read more [...]

  • Friends of Coed Gwilym Park

    To improve the facilities at Coed Gwilym Park Clydach near Swansea Initial project to refurb existing pavilion and then build a new Community Club house The group is made up of three bowls clubs, three football clubs, the Canal Society and the Heritage Centre

  • Crazy Golf at Elleray Hall

    Funding from Greggs Foundation enabled Elleray Hall Social Cub to purchase the equipment needed to run an indoor weekly crazy golf activity. Elleray Hall is a day-time social centre aiming to promote independent living and reduce the loneliness and social isolation of vulnerable adults living locally. We achieve this by Read more [...]

  • Share Nurseries

    Share Nurseries, a social enterprise of Share Community, sells bedding, vegetable and herb plants throughout the year. Everything we sell is lovingly grown and nurtured by Share students as part of their horticulture training. As well as gardening skills, this gives our students a pathway into work-related activities and teaches Read more [...]

  • Pavilion in the Park (PiPs)

    The Alcohol Education Trust is a Dorset-based charity that works nationally helping 500,000 young people in 2,100 schools, youth and sports clubs make safer, healthier choices, improving their resilience and life chances each year. Until now we have operated out of a garden garage and in 2019, our 10th Birthday, Read more [...]

  • Reedbed Planting at Bodenham Lake

    Funding from Tesco Bags of Help, enabled Herefordshire Wildlife Trust tvolunteers to plant over 1000 reed plants at Bodenham Lake. Reedbed provides essential shelter for animals and without it they are vulnerable to predators and can stop them rearing young successfully. The large feathery spikes of a reedbed are a Read more [...]

  • Blood Bikes Scotland

    Blood Bikes Scotland is a registered charity run under the National Association of Blood Bikes (NABB). Currently operating a fleet of specially adapted, high-visibility motorcycles including an electric scooter. We have recently secured a sponsorship deal with Waterman’s Solicitors for a 3 year lease deal on a car.  Our small Read more [...]

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