Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
FC Sharples

FC Sharples provides Grssroots football for boys and girls boroughwide of Bolton. For children in year 2 and year 6, school year 2009/10. Pefect for if your child wants to learn football skills from level 2 coaches.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton Children (0 -12)
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Halliwell Black and minority ethnic people, Men, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Five Saints Team Mothers Union

We meet 1st Tuesday every month. We are a branch of a worldwide organisation. We promote marriage and work in many areas of Education and Health. We have many speakers on many subjects.

International, Religion International, UK Wide, North West, Greater Manchester, Bolton, Farnworth All, Children (0 -12), Faith communities, Families / single parents, Women
Forefront Collective

ForeFront Collective is a newly formed not for profit group of North West artists. An Unincorporated Association based on mutually agreed aims. Aim is to bring emerging artistic talent to the fore, creating professional development opportunities for early career artists to exhibit alongside international and mid career artists.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Greater Manchester, Bolton All
Fortalice Ltd.

Fortalice was established in 1977 and provides front line services including a 22 bed Refuge for women children and young people who have or who are suffering the effects of Domestic Abuse and Violence.
A diverse range of services including training for professionals, are on offer at the Outreach Support Centre and in the community. The Outreach Support Centre offers support and advice to over 1,000 women and young people each year. Women, families, children and young people are supported through various activities either on a one-to-one basis or in group sessions to address the abuse they have lived with. We work to promote and ensure a future free from abuse. Educating young people is a key part of our service.

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information Bolton Children (0 -12), Families / single parents, Victims / survivors of crime, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Friends Of Moss Bank Park

Improve environment

Environment Smithills All, Disabled people, Older people (over 65 years of age)
Friends Of Queens Park Environment Bolton All
Friends of Rivington and Blackrod High School

Friends of Rivington and Blackrod High School endeavours to foster and promote the social, learning and emotional development of young people, their families and carers at all levels, who are connected to Rivington and Blackrod High School and the wider community.

Education and research Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East Young people (aged 13-25)
Full Of Beans Breakfast Club

Lever Park is a special school for boys who have emotional & behavioural difficulties.

Health Horwich North East Young people (aged 13-25)
FUSE Crafters

FUSE Crafters focuses passing on creative skills across generations, cultures and genders. The group is based in Bolton (Harwood) and will organise crafts fairs, public workshops, crafts events and meetings within the community.
There will be opportuni

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bradshaw All
Gateway Support Group

Supporting refugees and asylum seekers in:
Youth and children'a sport sessions.
Adult literacy and numeracy classes.
Home work club.

Education and research Bolton, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Rumworth Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents, Older people (over 65 years of age), Refugees and people seeking asylum, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Young people (aged 13-25)
Get Hooked on Fishing

Offering education through angling, working with young people from all walks of life.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton All
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Health Astley Bridge, Breightmet, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Harper Green, Heaton and Lostock, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Young people (aged 13-25)

Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) is the voluntary sector support organisation covering Greater Manchester.
Our vision is of a strong, diverse and influential voluntary sector in Greater Manchester.
Our aims are to:
• strengthen the voluntary and community sector, build bridges with other sectors, and influence local and national policy;
• support local voluntary action by local people, working in partnership with other support organisations and with the public and private sectors.
Our services include training and consultancy, information, research, and databases; while project work is currently focused on health, transport, health and volunteering. We are also involved in a number of networks and partnerships such as health and wellbeing, equality and human rights, and community buildings.
We encourage all voluntary and community organisations working in Greater Manchester to become members; and we also welcome public sector bodies and academic establishments based in the sub-region as associate members. Membership is free.

Health, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations, Transport Greater Manchester All
Great Estates Community Gardening Group

We have recently obtained a site on Johnson Fold where ten raised growing beds are being installed. We want to establish a food growing project through permaculture and organic methods.

Environment Bolton, Halliwell, Smithills All
Great Lever Connected

we are a group of local community members based at Calvert Rd Great Lever.We deliver a varied range of activities, courses and support sessions including, right weight support and advice ,it classes, esol, ladies group, job club etc.

Education and research Bolton, Great Lever All
Great Lever Park Veterans Bowling Club

We are a club for the over 60’s based in the Great Lever area of Bolton. We have two crown green bowling teams that play in the Bolton Parks Veterans Bowling Association but we also hold social activities for members.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Great Lever Older people (over 65 years of age)
Great Lever User Group

We are a community group working in Great Lever and Morris Green. We work towards improving the local community in a variety of ways.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Employment and training North West, Great Lever All, Black and minority ethnic people, Older people (over 65 years of age), Unemployed people
Great Lever Women's Forum Arts, culture, sport and recreation Great Lever Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Greater Manchester Coalition Of Disabled People

We are an organisation of disabled people we provide information, do campaining, have young disabled peoples forum and provide info advocacy and drop ins. Age range is 15 to 25

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information Greater Manchester Disabled people
Greater Manchester Police

Greater Manchester Police was formed in 1974 serving more than 2.5 million people and covering an area of 500 square miles. The force is split into 11 divisions, Bolton, Bury, North Manchester, South Manchester, Rochdale, Salford, Bury, Oldham, Trafford, Stockport and Wigan. There is a specialist department at Manchester Airport.

Greater Manchester Police vision is:
 Putting people first with everything we do
 Being proud of delivering an excellent policing service
 Working with, and for, the people of Greater Manchester to make communities safe and feel safe

Policing is too important to be left to the police and has to be a community wide effort. Here in GMP we want to facilitate this by offering a range of volunteering opportunities that will connect communities to policing and policing to communities’

Grosvenor Nursery School

We are an Outstanding community nursery school offering funded nursery education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years. We offer childcare for babies from 6 weeks old, wrap around care, holiday care and up to 30 hours funded childcare for eligible working parents of 3-4 year-olds.

We have extensive and well-established school grounds which offer many opportunities for community use. We also have a large hall and meeting room available.

Education and research Kearsley Children (0 -12)
Group Analysis North Ltd

We provide training in group analysis and support the provision of group analysis. Provide workshops and CPD events. We also run a cafe Psychologique and Median Group – both meet monthly. Our objectives are: to develop the theory and practice of group analysis; to develop and provide vocational training and education in group analysis among members of the medical, nursing and other related caring professions and educationalists; and to support the provision of group analysis as widely as possible for the general public especially to those groups disadvantaged by hardship or other adverse conditions.

Health Greater Manchester, Bolton All
Gujarati Writers' Guild UK Arts, culture, sport and recreation UK Wide, Bolton, Astley Bridge, Great Lever, Halliwell Black and minority ethnic people, Disabled people, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Crompton, Tonge with the Haulgh Children (0 -12)