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    Helping people to speak again

    We are a small but growing charity based in Leicester (East Midlands) that deals with the after effects of surgery for throat cancers & all the horrors of havin g no voice! 2020VoiceCancer.org was set up 5yrs ago by myself (Phil Johnson) after my surgeon pointed out all that was Read more [...]

  • The Hub Garden

    The Hub garden is a small kitchen garden on the back of the Library at the Hub Community centre in Hounslow ,which is attended by local families using the community centre and sure start drop in Originally the garden was a resource for growing fresh vegetables for the community cafe Read more [...]

  • Meals on Wheels for Dover!

    The Riverside Centre provides freshly cooked, nutritious meals to many of Dover’s older people at our building in the Maison Dieu gardens. Now, we want to get our dinners out into Dover! Many people who could benefit from the services offered here simply aren’t able to travel outside of their Read more [...]

  • Veterans’ Brunch Club

    Fortnightly on Tuesdays from 11am-1pm, we host a veterans’ brunch club. Open to all, there is a selection of food available, free to veterans, and only £3.50 for any other attendees. We work with similar projects in our area, supporting each other and synchronising schedules to help boost attendance where Read more [...]

  • Christchurch School Community Garden

    We love improving green space, project after project, here at Christchurch School Community Garden. We aim to create a beautiful space filled with colour and wildlife, one plant at a time. Since we started in October 2017, we have welcomed hundreds of visitors on our weekly Open Fridays and Weekend Read more [...]

  • Community Volunteer

    Home from Hospital Care is a charity providing support to adults in Birmingham and Sandwell who have recently been discharged from hospital. We aim to make the transfer from hospital to home as positive and supported as possible, so that patients have the best chance of making a good recovery. Read more [...]

  • Out and about

    It is often difficult for d/Deaf and hard of hearing people to get out and enjoy the community they live in.  Communication can be difficult and many d/Deaf people suffer from isolation and depression.  Sign and Share Club organises a range of monthly trips and events to overcome these barriers. Read more [...]

  • Hard of Hearing Clubs

    Sign and Share Club launched two hard of hearing clubs in Pembrokeshire in 2018.  We are now working to establish a further 2 clubs across the county.  The clubs meet once a month and there is either a speaker or an interesting activity to take part in. The existing clubs Read more [...]

  • Improved community access

    Sign and Share Club is working with local organisations and businesses to improve the level of access to services for d/Deaf and hard of hearing people.  We are asking volunteers to visit local organisations and to ask for assistance in some way.  After having done this they complete a simple Read more [...]

  • The Orchard Project

    The Orchard Project is a national charity dedicated to the creation and restoration of urban orchards. We believe orchards can connect communities, improve our wellbeing and increase biodiversity. We are committed to reviving the UK’s rich history of urban orchards as a means to reconnect people to their food sources. Read more [...]

  • CommunityatNE66

    Community @NE66 was founded in January 2017  and is a Community and Youth Development Project based at  the Alnwick Community Centre in Alnwick Northumberland.  Our organisation recognises that both individual and community well being is underpinned by healthy relationships, whether these are with oneself, family members, partners, peers or the Read more [...]

  • The Senior Centre – Castlemilk

    The Senior Centre works towards reducing loneliness and social isolation amongst the over 55s in Castlemilk and its surrounding areas. By providing members something to do and someone to do it with, we aim to ensure that more independent older adults within the community can continue to live at home Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Garden

    The garden works with nature to create a great place for people and wildlife to enjoy. The garden is about our community, whether in Scotswood and Benwell or the wider area, and we welcome people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in our work. This can be as Read more [...]

  • PIP ! Planting in the Pleasaunce

    We are a friendly group of volunteers in the East Greenwich Pleasaunce who… Celebrate and promote a local orchard and nature in and around our local park. Love that food and growing are such powerful ways to build community, friendships and a sense of place. Run volunteer days and share Read more [...]

  • Rebound Community Well Being CIC

    Rebound Community well being CIC promotes physical activities for all ages and abilities through dance and fitness and provides opportunities for local people in Knowsley to come together through coffee clubs and make new friends in their local area. Our aim is to reduce isolation for people feeling lonely or Read more [...]

  • Painting Our World In Silver

    Painting Our World In Silver is a registered charity offering monthly craft events to older people. Our events help to combat social isolation and loneliness through crafting. We offer a supportive and friendly environment which encourages creativity, conversation and friendship. We offer fun and interesting crafts for all abilities – take Read more [...]

  • Friendship at Home 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 [...]

  • Friendship at Home 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 [...]

  • Friendship at Home’s 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 [...]

  • Cheltenham Nature Network

    Cheltenham needs nature! We promote and provide nature and wildlife-based events around the Cheltenham area to reconnect people with the land that surrounds them. We’re nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with ancient beech woodland, chalklands, and wide open fields. We’re particularly interested in bringing nature back into Read more [...]

  • The Earth Star Project

    Mission statement-To create a holistic refuge specifically designated to immerse our local community and nature in union to establish a sustainability centre/hub. Through environmental remediation practices we aim to effectively restore ecological systems and remove biological pollutants from industrial waste and misuse. In distinction to this, our design allows for Read more [...]

  • Cotswold Riding Opportunities Project

    CROP is an all inclusive CIC set up to spread the therapeutic qualities of ponies and other animals to those that would not otherwise benefit. The company’s activities will provide benefit to our youth community and adults alike to access the benefits horses and ponies can provide. We are committed Read more [...]

  • Adapted Cycling

    CYCALL runs adapted cycling sessions for disabled adults and children, people with learning difficulties and people living with Dementia.  We have 5 trikes for children, a 4 seater trike and wheelchair transporter bike. We run our adapted cycling sessions at Brooklands Park, Worthing.  We are raising funds to expand 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Balham Community Garden

    A green and usable outdoor area for all members of the local community, especially the elderly, at the Kalos Centre (owned by Balham Community Church). Free weekly gardening classes focusing on growing herbs and making soup with what we grow. We emphasise increased awareness of the environment, the benefits of Read more [...]

  • Maidenhead Festival

    Maidenhead Festival is the biggest, regularly organised, free, public event in Maidenhead and has many benefits for our community, including building community spirit and goodwill. It helps to strengthen the charities and other organisations which take part by providing a platform for publicity, fund raising and recruitment. We also aim Read more [...]

  • GranPart support group

    GranPart is a support group for grandparents that denied access from their grandchildren for various reasons. We have monthly meetings in Milton Keynes and Northampton. We are always looking for ways to promote awareness of the group to gain more members. We have been running the group since 2015. I Read more [...]

  • Penge Green Gym Community Group

    A Community Group, also known as the Friends of Winsford Gardens and Royston Field, Penge. Created by LB Bromley and The Conservation Volunteers in 2011. Independently run since 2013. We promote Gardening and volunteering to get active exercise outdoors for your own health and wellbeing; to improve your local parks Read more [...]

  • @ the grange Blackpool

    The Grange Park estate in Blackpool is one of the largest and most deprived social housing estates in the country where statistics for poor health, low attainment, isolation, crime, unemployment, self harm etc are some of the highest in the country. The estate was built in 1948 and used to Read more [...]

  • Serve Memory Cafe

    Our weekly Memory Cafe supports people living with dementia by providing a safe social environment for them to enjoy a lovely lunch in our 1940’s Memory Lane Tearooms.  During the course of the afternoon we provide activities to stimulate their memories and support cognitive function in a relaxing and enjoyable Read more [...]

  • DOSTI’s Secret Garden

    DOSTI’s Secret Garden project allows isolated women from the community to develop their ‘Secret Garden’ at a local centre. Retreat where they can, meet, share and create small haven of their own

  • Llansilin Over 60 Club

    Llansilin Over 60 Club provides a meeting point for the elderly of the community. The majority of club members are single and live alone in an isolated rural community. Whilst many of the regular club activities are of a social nature their value to the elderly of the community is Read more [...]

  • Kindness Collective

    Kindness Collective aims to be an umbrella organisation in Newcastle-upon-Tyne/Northeast England. Signposting people to community groups, companies, organisations etc active in (amongst other things) Kindness, Social Change, Combating Loneliness and Isolation. Eventually we (or I at present) hope to start running events.

  • Sporting Memories

    Sporting Memories Foundation was established in 2013 alongside our community interest company, The Sporting Memories Network (founded 2011). Through both organisations we develop and deliver reminiscence, social and inclusive physical activities that improve the mental and physical well-being of older people 50+ who maybe socially isolated, do not take part in other activities, spend days Read more [...]

  • SHAPE Over 60’s Social Activity Programme

    Our project is to deliver a Social Activity Programme for people over 60 in Ramsbottom /Bury. This will involve activities to improve people’s health and wellbeing and reduce isolation. Activities will include Health Walks – these will be tailored to the abilities of participants, somewhere people can have a short Read more [...]

  • When the Parade has ended

    Veterans are men and woman who have sacrificed a lot for the defense of this great nation and this includes their lives, they experience the horrors of war and the dark side of humanity in places like Iraq, Afghan, Bosnia, Kosovo stretch as far back as the World War 2. Read more [...]

  • Butterflies Friendship Group

    Butterflies Friendship Group is a place where bereaved and lonely people come together twice a month for two hours and where they can meet old friends and make new ones.  Through a range of activities and opportunities anyone who is lonely or bereaved can come along and find a safe Read more [...]

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