Directory

Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
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.

Supporting Voluntary and community organisations Bolton All
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 Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Faith communities
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.

Social services Bolton, Breightmet, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Harper Green, Heaton and Lostock, Hulton, Rumworth, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Older people (over 65 years of age)
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 Bolton All
Bolton Hospitals Chaplaincy

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

Health North West, Bolton All
Bolton Indians Sports Club

Sports club.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Little Lever and Darcy Lever All, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Interfaith Council Economic, social and community development, Religion Greater Manchester, Bolton All, Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Faith communities, Homeless people, Refugees and people seeking asylum
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 and research Bolton, Breightmet, Great Lever, Halliwell, Little Lever and Darcy Lever Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Faith communities, Homeless people, Men, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
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.

Social services Bolton, Great Lever Carers, Children (0 -12), Families / single parents, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Kidz2gether

Provide clubs and activities for children on the autism spectrum

Education and research Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, 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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Social services Great Lever Black and minority ethnic people, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Lever Rotary Club

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

Supporting Voluntary and community organisations International, UK Wide, North West, Greater Manchester, Bolton, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East All
Bolton Little Theatre

The theatre provides 10 shows per year that is totally managed by volunteers.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton All
Bolton Majorettes

We meet every Monday and Wednesday evening between 4.00 pm and 9.00 pm (depending on age). We teach baton twirling and pom pom dancing and attend local galas and universal competitions/

Arts, culture, sport and recreation North West, Heaton and Lostock All
Bolton Malayalee Association

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

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Farnworth, Great Lever Black and minority ethnic people
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Astley Bridge Men
Bolton Methodist Mission

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

Religion Bolton All
Bolton Middlebrook Leisure Trust

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

Bolton 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

Social services North West, Greater Manchester, Bolton All
Bolton Multicultural Women's Group Economic, social and community development Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Women
Bolton Neuro Voices

BNV is an umbella 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 tryto ensure that users and carers have a voice. We are currently also organising hydrotherapy sessions for our members at Bolton One Leisure Centre.

Health Bolton 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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Greater Manchester All, Disabled people
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.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Bradshaw, Great Lever, Halliwell, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Rumworth, Tonge with the Haulgh Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Faith communities, Families / single parents, Looked after children, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Pagan Moot

Meets 8.30pm on the first Monday of the month at the Hen and Chickens. The group provides support and social networking in the Bolton and Greater Manchester area.

Religion Greater Manchester, Bolton Faith communities
Bolton Phab Club

Physical handicap and able bodies club meeting point - playing snooker, music, watching TV and drama classics, outings such as cinema and parties. All ages welcome from 18+; those under 18 must have a carer.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Halliwell Black and minority ethnic people, Disabled people, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Women