Directory

Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Bolton Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group supports people affected by prostate cancer.

Health Bolton Men
Bolton Ring & Ride

Ring and Ride provides a door to door mini bus service for people of all ages who find it very difficult to use ordinary public transport

Transport Bolton All
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Halliwell Children (0 -12), Men, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton Men, Women
Bolton Shopmobility

We provide free loan of electric scooters and wheelchairs for use within the town centre, Monday to Friday. There are several free dedicated parking bays within the car park, located close to Shopmobility. We also provide a short term loan service for members at a substantially reduced daily or weekly rate. From the New Horizons Centres in Back Bark Street, Shopmobiity provides an equipment, information and advice service.

Transport Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Disabled people, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Service and ex-service people, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
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.

Education and research, Health, Social services Bolton Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Women
Bolton Society For Blind People

The organisation aim to bring a better quality of life to its members and their carers. This is achieved through a team of trained home volunteer visitors.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Health, Law, crime, human/civil rights and information, Social services, Transport Crompton All
Bolton Solidarity Community Association

To encourage communication & understanding between Somali community & host society.
To facilitate the integration of Somali community in Bolton Borough through seminars, training and conferences.
To empower Somali refugees, including women & children, thr

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education and research, Employment and training Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Families / single parents, Homeless people, Men, Refugees and people seeking asylum, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Sports Federation

The BSF is a voluntary group covering ladies hookey,rounders,mens over 35's football, tennis mens mixed and junior league. The league organise matches and manage their own affairs. The BSF Executive committee oversees the various leagues.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton All
Bolton Together

Bolton Together is a Consortium of voluntary, community and other charitable organisations in Bolton, who support children, young people and families. Organisations can either join as Associate Members, to share information and ideas, or as Full Members to be involved with joint-working and collaborative bids. Through working together, Bolton Togethers’ members aim to make the most efficient use of every Bolton pound, and attract new external funding for the benefit of the children, young people and families in our town.

Supporting Voluntary and community organisations Greater Manchester, Bolton, Astley Bridge, Bradshaw, Breightmet, Bromley Cross, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Harper Green, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Hulton, Kearsley, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Rumworth, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, Westhoughton South Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Victims / survivors of crime, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Town Twinning Association Arts, culture, sport and recreation International, Bolton All
Bolton Toy Library

Bolton Toy Library provides play equipment to families across the borough.

Economic, social and community development, Health, Education and research Bolton, Breightmet, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Rumworth, Tonge with the Haulgh Women, Children (0 -12), Families / single parents
Bolton U3A

A learning co-operative of retired people who hold a monthly general meeting with a speaker on various topics. We also run a variety of interest groups (22) Meetings take place in the afternoons at town centre venues

Education and research Bolton Older people (over 65 years of age)
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.

Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations Bolton, Tonge with the Haulgh Children (0 -12), Families / single parents, Carers
Bolton Users Group Service (BUGS)

We are an alcohol and drug directorate service user group which aims to advocate and be the voice of the servie user at meetings, panels, services, groups, conferences etc. Weekly meetings are held at Bently House on Tuesday from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Members must be service users or ex-service users of drug or alcohol services of GMWMHFT within the last five years. We are funded by Bolton Local Authority each year to do strategic work mainly with the Drug and Alcohol Strategic Commissioning Team (DASCT). This is not a 'therapy' based group.

Social services Bolton, Great Lever People with substance misuse/addiction problems
Bolton Victim Support and Witness Service

Offers support to all victims and witnesses of crime. Disabled access - ramped at rear.

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information Bolton All
Bolton Wanderers Community Trust

We are a local charity providing various activities across Bolton. We deliver in schools including PPA, lunch time/after school clubs, football and health projects, as well as holiday courses delivering football. We work with under represented groups through our Girls, Disability, community cohesion and looked after children programmes providing positive and educational activities.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Astley Bridge, Bradshaw, Breightmet, Bromley Cross, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Harper Green, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Rumworth, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, Westhoughton South Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Faith communities, Families / single parents, Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, Looked after children, Men, Offenders / ex-offenders, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Wanderers Disability Football Club

We are a football team for people with a wide range of disabilities operating across the Bolton area. We deliver coaching sessions in local schools and community venues and we also have 2 teams currently taking part in leagues and tournaments. We have an open age tem and also an under 16's team.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Rumworth, Smithills Disabled people, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems
Bolton Wanderers Ladies Football Club

Ladies and Girls Football. Training is on Wednesday nights from 6pm till 9.30 pm.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, Westhoughton South Children (0 -12), Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Wholefood Co-operative

Buy organic and wholefoods in bulk making it cheaper and more accessible. Promote healthy living through diet using co-operative values. Meet last Saturday bi monthly -details on website

Economic, social and community development, Environment, Health North West, Astley Bridge, Breightmet, Great Lever, Horwich and Blackrod, Hulton, Kearsley, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor Families / single parents
Bolton Young Person's Housing Scheme

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.

Housing Bolton Homeless people, Looked after children, Offenders / ex-offenders, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Refugees and people seeking asylum, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton, Bury & District Football League

charter standard grassroots football leauge providing organised football for 500 teams, 6000 players, 1100 coaches, 150 refrees. current age range for players is under 7 to under 17s.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation North West, Greater Manchester, Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bradshaw Hall Fisheries

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries is a commercial coarse-fishery with the aim of promoting the benefits of angling as a peaceful and relaxing sport. There are eight lakes, all of historical importance. The present day lakes have been improved and developed into a first class leisure facility. The current owners took over operation of the site as a fishery in the year 2000, which has since seen all coarse-fishing requirements catered for, from the beginner to the specimen hunter.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bradshaw All
BRASS (Befriending Refugees and Asylum Seekers)

BRASS are a local group working with asylum seekers & refugees who meet on a weekly basis.

Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Housing Bolton Refugees and people seeking asylum
Brazley Community Gardens

To provide hands-on sustainable self-grow facilities for the communities of the Brazley and Claypool estates and surrounding areas that will benefit our members and our general community, with sustainable self-grow and production projects that will have a lasting and positive effect through the community and our efforts, while utilising as many reclaimed materials as possible. To work alongside other agencies to provide hands on educational projects for our local schools, assistance to our residents where required and make our project accessible to the community as a whole.

Environment Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East All