Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Bolton Friends Of The Earth , Animals & The Environment All
Bolton Guild of Help

Local Charity providing grants to assist in times of financial hardship. Grants range from £20 to £300 dependant on help required and application details. Appointments for applications can be made by telephone or callins into their office: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30 until 3:00.
They manage the Bolton operatic Society Trust, providing an annual grant to local art groups.
They also manage the Joyce Ann anf Frank Smith Animal Charity funds, providing annual grants to local animal charities.

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever
Bolton Hindu Forum

The forum was set up in the year 2000 to establish and maintain a cohesive link between all the 22 Hindu Community organisations in Bolton. At the time in accordance with the 2001 Census. Bolton had 5000 Hindu Population which has nearly trebled in the past ten years. The Forum is an Umbrella Body which effectively engages with the view to identify, develop and promote common interest in all aspect of Social, Religious, Health, Economical and Political sphere. It strives to identify and address the issues and needs to responsibly represent and serve in the best way possible the interest of the Community at large and integrate the wider community.

Religion, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever
Bolton Hindus Age Inspiration (BHAI)

Bolton Hindus Age Inspiration is a day centre for the elderly Hindu community which is open daily from Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm. The centre caters and assists for the elderly and vulnerable people and their carers, providing daily activities, day trips and events. We also provide a transport service and meals.

Ageing Well
Bolton Hospice

Bolton Hospice is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and the people close to them who face the problems associated with life-threatening disease.

, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Chorley Roads All
Bolton Hospitals Chaplaincy

Spiritual care of patients and staff in hospital. Office hours 8am - 4pm

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Farnworth & Kearsley
Bolton Indians Sports Club

Sports club.

Physical Activity All, Women
Bolton Interfaith Council , Religion Central and Great Lever All
Bolton International Writing Project

BIWP provides creative writing opportunities for people whose first language is not English. It extends and interprets that writing through translation, publication and other art forms.

Education & The Arts Turton All
Bolton Kashmir Welfare Society

Aims and objectives are to provide appropriate facilities for the asian families in and surrounding areas; to provide a service which will benefit children, parents, and elders; to explore funding opportunities to purchase additional facilities; to work alongside other agencies; to provide services to asian families.

Children (0 -12)
Bolton Kidz2gether

Provide clubs and activities for children on the autism spectrum

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People Horwich & Blackrod Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Lads and Girls Club

We are one of the largest youth clubs in the United Kingdom, with a membership of over 3,500 young people. Based in Bolton’s town centre, we are open 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year and welcome all young people aged 8 to 19 years old (up to 21 for young people with disabilities).

We offer a range of targeted and universal provisions including sports, arts, mentoring and community outreach work.

We’re a registered charity and state-of-the-art Youth Club in the heart of Bolton for 8 to 19 year olds (up to 25 for young people with a disability). Open 7 days a week, 52 weeks of the year, offering an exciting range of activities and opportunities accessible to all young people from across Bolton for just 50p.

Social Inclusion, Physical Activity, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Lever Rotary Club

Rotary Club - involved in charity work, volunteering and having fun.

Bolton Little Theatre

Bolton Little Theatre is a vibrant amateur theatre run entirely by volunteers.
We have two stages the main proscenium theatre and a smaller studio-type know as The Forge. We put on seven Productions a year in our basic season running for 7or 8 nights and have recently added “Plays Plus” for more challenging material which run just 4 nights.
We rehearse
We welcome new members to come along on Monday Night at 7.30 (when the play is not on) to our Club night. This will give you an opportunity to talk to some of the department heads and see what goes on behind the scenes. There are many opportunities whatever your talents; experience is not necessary as enthusiasm is all that is needed!

Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Macmillan information and Support Service

We offer support and information to has cancer, their relatives, friends and carers. We also support people worried about cancer.

We are able to provide: Written information on all aspects of cancer and living with cancer; benefits and financial advice and access to the Macmillan Benefit Adviser; help with applying for Macmillan Grants; patient support group information and relevant signposting.

There are drop in services available at Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton One, Giles House and Breightmet Library. No appointments are necessary but opening times may vary so we always advise people to call before making a special journey.

There is a telephone helpline (01204 663059) available Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley All
Bolton Malayalee Association

A group of 80 families living in Bolton who migrated ot the UK from South India.

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley BME
Bolton Male Voice Choir

Bolton Male Voice Choir is an organisation for men of any age who enjoy singing and who work together to promote, improve, develop and maintain public appreciation of the rich musical culture of male voice choir music. We accept all abiliites and talents and through rehearsals and performances we provide opportunities for developing the musical education of members and our audience. Much of our work is for charities and churches. We are largely self-supporting through members' subscriptions, and we supplement these funds through modest concert fees if appropriate. Everyone is encouraged to sing as it is a healthy activity.
We meet each Wednesday evening from 7.15 to 9.30pm.

Education & The Arts Turton Men
Bolton Methodist Mission

Church with a difference- largest venue in Bolton and has key partnerships with Brass, Simeon Centre and Steps

Religion, Social Inclusion Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Middlebrook Leisure Trust

We provide facilities for sport recreation, leisure and physical education for those living in and around Bolton

Physical Activity Horwich & Blackrod All
Bolton Mountain Rescue Team

Primarily, we exist to provide a voluntary search and rescue service for the West Pennine Moors, but besides searching for missing or injured hill walkers and people involved in mountain biking and climbing accidents, (which is usually the first thing pic

Physical Activity, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Animals & The Environment , Greater Manchester, All
Bolton Multicultural Women's Group Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever, Rumworth BME, Women
Bolton Neuro Voices

BNV is an umbrella group for neurological groups in Bolton and also offers individual membership to people with neurological conditions who have no local support group. We monitor the neuro services provided in Bolton and try to ensure that users and carers have a voice. We are currently also organising hydrotherapy sessions for our members at Bolton One Leisure Centre.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Turton Carers, Disabled people
Bolton Newstalk

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.

Education & The Arts Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton All
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting our staff to deliver the highest quality care and improving the experience of our patients and visitors. They sacrifice their time to help provide a warm and friendly environment and help our staff by assisting with services of a non-clinical nature which enhance patient care.

There are a number of voluntary roles, from welcoming patients and visitors and helping them to find their way around the hospital, to supporting our fundraising activities

To find out more about volunteering, please click the link below

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley
Bolton Oromo Community

Bolton Oromo Community is one of the community based organisations with permanent registered membership of 150 people. Predominantly our areas of operation targets around volunteer service and related community duties. The community is subjected to make mandatory meeting once a month.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts Rumworth Faith communities, Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Older people, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)