Find Groups and Community Activities
|Organisation Description||Where The Organisation is Based?||Who Does the Organisation Work With?||What Theme Best Describes the Organisation?|
|Bolton & District Multiple Sclerosis Society||
Support for MS sufferers in the Borough. Respite care, adaption in the home and equipment (chairs, beds etc.)
|, Halliwell & Crompton||All||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Adult Autism Support||
Bolton Adult Asperger Support is a voluntary organisation that exists to provide support to and enhance the health and wellbeing of adults with Asperger syndrome and associated conditions and their carers/families.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton||Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Unemployed people||Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
The organisation Bolton NewsTalk records news on cassettes for blind and disabled people and sends free to registered listeners in their homes. Approximately 300 cassettes are sent out per week. Volunteers are required for recording and editing.
|Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton||All||Education & The Arts|
|Bolton Phab Club||
Physical handicap and able bodies club meeting point - playing snooker, music, watching TV and drama classics, outings such as cinema and parties. All ages welcome from 18+; those under 18 must have a carer.
|Halliwell & Crompton||People with learning disabilities, Disabled people, BME, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts|
|Bolton Prostate Cancer Support Group||
The group supports people affected by prostate cancer.
|Chorley Roads, Halliwell & Crompton||Men||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Rugby Union Football Club||
Bolton RUFC looks after the promotion and playing of the rugby union in Bolton. Mini, junior and adult rugby are available. Please visit the website for more details and information.
|Halliwell & Crompton||Children (0 -12), Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Physical Activity|
|Bolton Scottish Dance Club||
The club was formed in 1954 to provide a venue for Scottish Country Dancing in Bolton. It provides an opportunity for members to learn new dances as well as enjoy the old ones and to attend weekend dances run by several clubs around Lancashire and Cheshire. It is very much a social class and the emphases is on enjoying the dancing. We hold weekly classes at 8 pm on Monday evenings at Chorley Old road Methodist Church from August to May. The club also runs an annual ball in May each year. The club is open to all; Scottish Country Dancing is very popular around the world and while we have some Scottish members, the majority are English.
|Chorley Roads, Halliwell & Crompton||Women, Men||Physical Activity, Education & The Arts|
|Bolton Social Work Student Teaching & Assessment Partnership||
The group is made up of a range of adults who have physical or learning disabilities and their carers who use services. The group meet on a monthly basis with the aim to improve the quality of their social workers future.
|, Halliwell & Crompton||Older people, Women, Men||, , , Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts|
|Bolton Under Fives Forum||
Bolton Under Fives Forum is a voluntary umbrella organisation who along with our member groups provide and support services for pre-school children and their families including those with specila needs. Member groups include: Bolton Surestart, Bolton Toy Library, Bolton Borough Childminding Grp and special Needs Under Fives support.
|, Halliwell & Crompton||Families / single parents, Carers, Children (0 -12)||Social Inclusion, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts|
|Bolton Victim Support and Witness Service||
Offers support to all victims and witnesses of crime. Disabled access - ramped at rear.
|Chorley Roads, Halliwell & Crompton||All||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Caribbean Elders' Association||
We are a community organisation and meet every Monday from 10am to 12pm at Halliwell UCAN Centre. We currently have 20 members and the membership fee is £4 per year. Each member pays £1 when they attend. This money is used for providing light lunch/snack. Once a month we provide full lunch at the centre or go out for a meal. In summer we organise a trip out (2014 – York) and at Christmas we organise a Christmas meal for the members. Each Monday our activities include knitting, crochet, cross stitches, embroidery, card making etc.
|Halliwell & Crompton||BME, Older people||, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts|
|Caring Cricket Club||
Coaching disabled and disadvantaged children in cricket at the Astley Bridge Cricket Club.
|Halliwell & Crompton, Turton||People with learning disabilities, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME||Social Inclusion, Physical Activity|
|Church Of The Nazarene Brownlow Fold||
The church holds a Sunday service at 11.00am and a children's club on Fridays at 6.15pm. Other events take place as advertised.
|Halliwell & Crompton||All||Religion|
|Crompton Somali Association||
We are representatives of the local Somali residents in Crompton/Halliwell wards. We organise activities and training for local people as well as social gatherings. We are based at Hibbert Centre and are supported by them. Our activities include trips, young people’s extra tuition, sports activities, helping the elderly, English language and other courses.
|Halliwell & Crompton||BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts|
|Eden Care Project||
We are a non-for-profit organisation. We aim to better the elderly care services and access to these services for BME groups. We believe and know that there exists an inequality in service provision for these groups; whether that be due to this group not understanding what is available, to not understanding who/where to seek help etc. Also we aim to (in the future) deliver care services that are designed and delivered with the cultural and social/health needs of the target population in mind; we aim to deliver responsive, adaptive care services ranging from home care/home help to day care and respite services, advocacy services, residential/nursing care provision etc.
|, , Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton||All, People with learning disabilities, Disabled people, BME, Older people, People with mental health issues||Ageing Well, Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
The group works with vulnerable women, including those who are fleeing domestic violence, are homeless or who have a history of substance misuse.
|Halliwell & Crompton||Families / single parents, Offenders / ex-offenders, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, People with mental health issues, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Housing|
|Encompass Hill Walking Group||
We meet every 2 weeks in summer and every 3-4 weeky in winter to do a local or a trip out for walking activity.
|Halliwell & Crompton, Rumworth||People with learning disabilities, Unemployed people, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues||Physical Activity|
|Fit For Life||
Fit For Life provides low cost gym facilities, circut training, showers and changing rooms. We aim to encourage local children to use our facilities and we offer lifestyle advice for example nutrition, personal programmes and training advice. Please phone for current session times.
|, Chorley Roads, Halliwell & Crompton||Unemployed people, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||, Physical Activity|
|Gateway Support Group||
Supporting refugees and asylum seekers in:
|Halliwell & Crompton||Families / single parents, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Older people, Refugees and asylum seekers, Young people (aged 13-25)||, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts|
|Gloves Community Centre||
The centre provices sport education opportunities for people aged 5 to adult. The centre is open 7 days per week and also delivers girls only sessions (keep fit and non contact boxing). All sessions are £1.00 and are delivered by qualified staff. The centre also has 2 IT classrooms with 15 computer work stations.
|Central and Great Lever, Halliwell & Crompton||Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Young people (aged 13-25)||Social Inclusion, Physical Activity, Children &Young People|
|Hall i'th' Wood & Tonge Football Club||
Football club (junior) ages 6 - 7 years. Saturday mornings with training Monday to Thursday at Caslt Hill Centre; Tonge & Moorgate Primary Schools.
|Halliwell & Crompton||, , Physical Activity|
|Halliwell Befriending Service||
Befriending & support service for housbound people
|Halliwell & Crompton||Older people||Social Inclusion, Ageing Well|
|Halliwell Local History Society||
We meet monthly, with a speaker. We issue a bi-monthly pamphlet and produce books. We do displays as requested.
|Halliwell & Crompton||All||Education & The Arts|
|Halliwell Organic Growers||
Halliwell Food Plot meets once per week on a Tuesday 2pm-5pm and grows organic fruit and veg for those that use the plot.
|Halliwell & Crompton||People with learning disabilities, Unemployed people, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Animals & The Environment|
|Harmony Youth Project||
Harmony aims to provide a variety of performing arts and drama, music, music production, DJing tuition etc to disaffected and disadvantaged young people aged 11 upwards. Harmony encourage a mixed and diverse group from a range of cultures and backgrounds
|Halliwell & Crompton||Offenders / ex-offenders, Children (0 -12), Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, Young people (aged 13-25)||Children &Young People, Education & The Arts|