Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Astley Bridge Baptist Church

Our church is available for suitab le activ ities as we have two rooms available for hire. We also have a pre-school playgroup, yoga group, and slimming world group. Sunday service 11.00 am

Religion Turton All
Astley Bridge Park Bowling Club

A recreational and social club for bowling and other sports and pastimes, played in the spirit of good sportsmanship, fellowship and companionship.
To provide an environment that will benefit all members of the community,
and to give the opportunity to maintain and improve the outlook and health of all who care to be members of The Club. To provide facilities for the Community of Bolton and surrounding areas and to provide and maintain facilities so that non-members can enjoy them and be encouraged to join The Club.
To explore funding and sponsorship opportunities to enable The Club to be fully self-financing so that maintenance and improvement of existing facilities can be continued.
To work alongside other agencies to provide recreational and social club facilities.

Social Inclusion, Physical Activity Turton All
Backcare - Bolton Helpline

Telephone and email helpline responding enquiries around backcare to maintain healthy backs. Offering information to prevent or care for back pain.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Backup North West

Provision of supported housing to homeless 16 - 25 year olds. Anyone within this age range who needs support in keeping a tenancy can apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

BAND , , , Health and Emotional Wellbeing , Central and Great Lever BME, People with mental health issues
Bangladesh Welfare Association and Community Centre , Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing , Central and Great Lever All
Bank Street Unitarian Chapel

Faith Group. Main worship 10.45 am Sundays

Religion, Social Inclusion , Central and Great Lever Faith communities, Families / single parents, Children (0 -12), LGBTQ+, Older people
Bank Street Writers

Creative Writing Activities. First Wednesday of each month, 13.45 - 16.00

, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts , , Central and Great Lever All
Bank Top United Reformed Church

We provide religious services, girls' uniformed organisations (Rainbows, Brownies and Guides), toddler groups, and lace and craft groups.

Religion, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Turton All
Barbodhan Muslim Welfare Society

Established in 1960, we provide social activities for our 2 thousand members. Our members are active in other community/religious groups as well

Religion, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Rumworth Faith communities, BME, Older people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Be Strong Project

The Be Strong Project is a rehabilitation programme which is set within the heart of the local community and provides activities to ex offenders, drug/alcohol clients and prolific priority offenders. The activities are varied and consist of FREE Personal Development workshops (attendance is compulsory), FREE gym memberships, Thai Boxing, Swimming, bike riding and much more. Be Strong is not for the faint hearted and requires lots of hard work in order to reach the goals which are; become drug free, free from re-offending and become valuable members of society. You can't change your past but you can change your future and we will help you every step of the way.

Social Inclusion, Housing, Education & The Arts Breightmet & Little Lever Offenders / ex-offenders, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers
Beacon Bolton Counselling Service

Provision of counselling to anyone over the age of 16. Volunteers provide hourly counselling sessions Monday - Friday 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm;
Saturday 10.00 am - 12 noon; Monday - Thursday daily 10.00 am - 3.00 pm.

, , Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever Women, Men
Beest Explorers

To improve the social, physical and spiritual wellbeongof members through participation in a balanced programme of activities.

, Physical Activity, Education & The Arts Turton Young people (aged 13-25)

Building a brighter future for children with special needs

, Education & The Arts Turton Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Young people (aged 13-25)
Blackrod Cricket Club Physical Activity Horwich & Blackrod Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Blair Project

No one person can create success on their own – it takes team work and a helping hand. The Blair Project is championing a new breed of motorsports talent – kids from ordinary families who want to make it to the highest echelons of motor-sports, but lack the money to compete in major championships.

Children &Young People, Education & The Arts , Unemployed people, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton & District Hospital Saturday Council

Bolton and District Hospital Saturday offers simple and affordable everyday Health Cash Plans, Dental Plans and Private Medical Insurance from UK Healthcare, our wholly owned subsidiary.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing , , Greater Manchester, , Central and Great Lever All
Bolton & District Multiple Sclerosis Society

Support for MS sufferers in the Borough. Respite care, adaption in the home and equipment (chairs, beds etc.)

Health and Emotional Wellbeing , Halliwell & Crompton All
Bolton & District Speakers' Club

The aim of the club is to provide a friendly, supported and structured environment for people of all abiliites to develop their speech-making skills. The club meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts , Central and Great Lever All
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.

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Unemployed people
Bolton Advanced Motorists

we are dedicated to improving driving standards in the Bolton area. we organise advance driving courses in Feb, May, August and November each year. Practical training sessions take place on sunday mornings from chorley street car park Bolton a limited number of midweek sessions are available. To obtain an enrolment form contact Annette Gamble on 0161 797 1084 or email

Education & The Arts , All, Men
Bolton Alternative Transport

Re-cycling bicycles for re-use. Training in bike mechanical skills, repair and maintainence - promotion of cycling and cyling issues. Spare parts and advice.

Animals & The Environment Central and Great Lever Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Amnesty International

We support victims of human rights violations worldwide, support for example, domestic violence issues, violence towards women, gay, homeophobia issues, the death penalty. We meet the 4th Tuesday in the month, every 2 months but have subcommittees where appropriate. We fundraise regularly throughout the year.

Social Inclusion Central and Great Lever Faith communities, Unemployed people, LGBTQ+, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Arabic School

We meet about once a month to discuss any issues that are raised.

Children &Young People, Education & The Arts Chorley Roads, Rumworth Children (0 -12)
Bolton Armed Forces Centre

They provide advice and information to local and national government agencies on matters affecting the armed forces. To provide information and advice on issues concerning welfare, housing and pentions.
Enabling veterans to formulate collective views on issues and services.

Social Inclusion Central and Great Lever Service and ex-service people