Directory

Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Bolton at Home

Stock transfer housing association which manages and maintains the Council's former housing stock and undertakes a range of regeneration activity.

Housing, Social Inclusion Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Cancer Voices

Bolton Cancer Voices is a choir use membership consists of current or former cancer patients. We are performance based and rehearse every Monday from 7:30-9pm. We are very friendly and understand the problems faced by members.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Bolton, Central and Great Lever All, Unemployed people, Disabled people, Older people, Women, Men
Bolton Cardiac Support Group

Meetings every third Wednesday where we have a speaker. Each Monday evenings we have Exercise and Tai Chi Classes.

Health, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever All, Disabled people, BME
Bolton Carers Support

Bolton Carers Support is a registered charity that was set up in 1994 and offers a confidential support and information service to carers. We are an independent charity supporting carers over the age of 18 who live in Bolton or who care for someone living in Bolton.

We offer information, a confidential listening ear, opportunities to meet other carers for mutual support, training, short breaks, and can ‘signpost’ you to relevant services that can help you in your caring role. Our services are free of charge, with the exception of our short breaks (for which we make a small charge).

Our services
• A confidential 24/7 Carers Helpline providing information and emotional support
• Information and Advice appointments at our offices
• Benefits Advice appointments
• Short breaks (meals out, day trips) for carers only and additional breaks for carers and cared-for
• A regular programme of carers courses, workshops and learning days
• Carers Emergency Card Scheme
• Free newsletter and information factsheets
• Information points held at locations around the borough
• Talks, presentations and training for health, social care and voluntary sector staff
• Time For You Project

Social services, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Carers
Bolton Caribbean Islands Association

A social group designed to bring together people from the Caribbean Islands of all ages to learn healthy living, life skills and caribbean history.

Economic, social and community development, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Bolton, Breightmet, Great Lever, Halliwell, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Central and Great Lever, Rumworth BME, Older people
Bolton Chamber Choir

Bolton Chamber Choir is a small choir of about twenty-five singers, with an enthusiastic committee and a talented young Musical Director, Ian Chesworth. They usually do five concerts a year: two between September and Christmas and one in the spring (these are usually drawn from sacred repertoire, both classical and contemporary); then, in the summer, they perform two concerts in a lighter style.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts North West, Chorley Roads All
Bolton China Bear Rescue Group

We raise funds to help release Moon Bears from horrific 'bear farms' in China. We meet on the first Monday of the month at 7p.m.

Animals, Animals & The Environment Greater Manchester, Astley Bridge, Farnworth, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich North East, Smithills, Halliwell & Crompton All
Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau

Bolton CAB provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

It values diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and aims to:

• Provide the advice people need for the problems they face
• Improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Bolton, Farnworth, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Clarion Choir

Bolton Clarion Choir is open to all. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, from 2 - 4pm. We sing in parts unaccompaied and you don't need to be able to read music. We sing a variety of songs, including world music and political songs.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education & The Arts Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Association

Community centre in Great Lever offering youth activities, a gym, meeting rooms, job search and advice, sewing classes and a homework club

Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Physical Activity, Education & The Arts Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Harper Green, Central and Great Lever Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Older people, Refugees and asylum seekers, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Community Sports and Social Development

- promotion of healthy lifestyles through the provision of education, sports, leisure and social activities; and the use of IT and social media
- to promote awareness of healthy lifestyles through participation at local and national networks, forums and events
- to signpost members and beneficiaries to other sources of support and welfare
- to increase health and wellbeing of people of all ages

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Physical Activity, Education & The Arts Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Transport And Furniture Services

BCTFS (Bolton Community Transport and Furniture Services) has been a registered charity since 1989 selling reused and new furniture in order to provide transport services for those in need in our local community. We work hard to improve our environment by collecting and reselling used furniture and refurbishing electrical goods, working in close partnership with other local organisations.

Transport, Animals & The Environment Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Trust Housing, Law, crime, human/civil rights and information, Social Inclusion Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Conservation Volunteers

To organise & promote practical conservation work across the borough

Environment, Animals & The Environment North West, Breightmet & Little Lever All
Bolton Council Of Mosques (BCoM)

'Working Together' to help develop a 'successful, confident and self-aware Muslim community that makes a full and valuable contribution to the spiritual, economic and civic life of Bolton'.

Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Religion, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Rumworth Faith communities, Families / single parents, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Cricket Club

Bolton Cricket Club provides sporting and recreation facilities, including crciket, crown green bowling, tennis and rounders.

Physical Activity Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton CVS

Bolton CVS is an independent organisation which aims to develop and promote voluntary action throughout Bolton in order to meet the needs of the community.

Supporting Voluntary and community organisations, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Deaf Society

Bolton Deaf Society Group meet 1st Saturday of every month. Family night. Members only. Social and recreational
Bolton Deaf Darby & Joan group meet every Tuesday afternoon members only social and recreational.
Bolton Deaf Church meets 1st of each month

Health, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Bolton, Central and Great Lever Disabled people
Bolton Deane and Derby Cricket and Social Club

The overall aim of the club is to provide and promote cricket, other sports, recreational and social activities for the benefit of the club's community. The club operate the following training seesions during cricket season:
Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-8.30pm: adults
Sunday, 10-12.30am: children aged 9-12
Friday. 6-8.30pm: children aged 13-16

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Physical Activity Bolton, Great Lever, Harper Green, Hulton, Rumworth People with learning disabilities, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Dementia Support Group

Support people living with dementia and their carers.
Provide support and activities

Health, Ageing Well, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Tonge with the Haulgh, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Families / single parents, Service and ex-service people, Unemployed people, Carers, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men
Bolton Family Church

Charismativ Christian Church Main meetings Sunday's 10am

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Bolton, Chorley Roads All, Families / single parents, Children (0 -12), Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Field Naturalists Society

We have monthly meetings and work to record and help conserve all natural history of the Bolton area.

Environment, Education & The Arts, Animals & The Environment Bolton, Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Flat Green Bowling Club

The Bowling Club play Flat Code Bowling only April to September inclusive and Flat Code and Crown Code Bolwing October to March inclusive.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Physical Activity, Education & The Arts Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Breightmet & Little Lever All
Bolton French African Assistance (BOFAA) Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Economic, social and community development, Employment and training, Housing, Religion, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Bolton, Central and Great Lever, Rumworth All, Faith communities, Families / single parents, BME, Older people, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women
Bolton Friends Of The Earth Environment, Animals & The Environment Bolton, Central and Great Lever All