Directory

Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Deane Scouts & Guides Supporters Association

Meeting times:
Evenings
Guides Monday
Brownies Tuesday and Wednesday
Rainbows Wednesday

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Hulton, Rumworth Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)
DEPROSU

DEPROSU works to grow organic fruit & vegetables, supporting destitute asylum seekers through training, friendship & fresh food. All members of the community are welcome to join, as long as they are inteerested in working as part of a group. They meet on Saturdays from 1pm, depending on the weather.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Health Bolton, Rumworth All, Refugees and people seeking asylum
Disabled Community Centre Bolton

We are here to provide services to predominantly, but not exclusively, Somali Disabled people, their carers and family members. We also promote independence and provide opportunities to enable disabled people to participate fully in our society. To provide services that develop skills to increase employment and volunteering opportunities.

Employment and training Bolton, Rumworth Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Disabled people, Families / single parents, Homeless people, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Unemployed people, Women
DISBANDED Bolton & District Over 50's Federation

Campaigning for Better Services & Equality for Older People by Promoting their Needs & Interests.

Membership is free and open to everyone over the age of 50. We also welcome representatives from other groups who work for/with people over the age of 50. Members receive regular newsletters and invitations to meetings and events. It's easy to join, all you have to do is send your name and address, including post code, to Lillian Punchaby 1 Down Green Road Harwood Bolton BL2 3QD.

Health, Housing, Social services, Transport Bolton Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Women
DISBANDED Bolton North Scouts - now part of Bolton Moorland District Arts, culture, sport and recreation Astley Bridge, Bromley Cross Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)
DISBANDED Bolton Street Angels

Bolton Street Angels provide a safe haven for anyone who needs a rest away from the night time economy on Saturday nights from 10.00 pm to 3.00 am on Sunday morning. Volunteers patrol the streets of the town centre assissting people who have become vulnerable generally through excessive alcohol consumption.

Health Bolton All, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Young people (aged 13-25)
DISBANDED Bolton's Ear 4 Kidz

We deal with Bolton deaf/hearing impaired childen and youth's charity.
We have monthly meetings and two weekly pre school groups, we also run workshops for childen and adults, have parties, and outings reducing frustration and anxieties

Education and research Greater Manchester, Bolton, Astley Bridge, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, Westhoughton South 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)
DISBANDED Bully Free Zone

Bully Free Zone offers support to children, young people and their families around issues of bullying. Through our award winning Family Support Project, Millennium Volunteers Programme and various research projects we deliver training, workshops and prese

Social services Greater Manchester, Bolton Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents, Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Young people (aged 13-25)
DISBANDED SALSA

We provide training and consultancy services for and within the local community

Employment and training Greater Manchester All
DISBANDED The Greenhouse project

To help deliver English conversation and speaking , reading and listening classes every wed and/or Thursday evening from 5- 7 pm in the Deane area of Bolton.
Would suit experienced or retired teachers or teaching support assistants with experience but would also be ideal for those considering teaching career in the future.

Economic, social and community development Farnworth All
DISBANDEDBolton STEPS

Giving people opportunities to progress through to employment & training, to help maintain & improve their quality of life through meaningful work placements for people with mental health issues

Health, Social services, Education and research Bolton Disabled people, People with mental health problems, Unemployed people
Doe Hey Bowling Club

Commitee Meeting on the first Wednesday of every month.
Bowling in summer, Dominoes and short mat bowling in winter.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Farnworth, Great Lever Older people (over 65 years of age)
Eagley Cricket Club Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bromley Cross All
Eden Care Project

We are a non-for-profit organisation. We aim to better the elderly care services and access to these services for BME groups. We believe and know that there exists an inequality in service provision for these groups; whether that be due to this group not understanding what is available, to not understanding who/where to seek help etc. Also we aim to (in the future) deliver care services that are designed and delivered with the cultural and social/health needs of the target population in mind; we aim to deliver responsive, adaptive care services ranging from home care/home help to day care and respite services, advocacy services, residential/nursing care provision etc.

Health UK Wide, Bolton All, Black and minority ethnic people, Disabled people, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems
Emmaus Bolton

To support homeless people, provide accommodation and work for them, relief of poverty, hardship, distress.

Housing Greater Manchester Homeless people, Men, Offenders / ex-offenders, People with mental health problems, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Unemployed people, Women
Empowered Women

The group works with vulnerable women, including those who are fleeing domestic violence, are homeless or who have a history of substance misuse.

Health, Housing, Social services Greater Manchester, Bolton, Astley Bridge, Breightmet, Crompton, Halliwell, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh Families / single parents, Homeless people, Offenders / ex-offenders, People with mental health problems, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Encompass Hill Walking Group

We meet every 2 weeks in summer and every 3-4 weeky in winter to do a local or a trip out for walking activity.
Meetings are held at the Greenhouse Project every 3 weeks.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation North West, Crompton, Halliwell, Rumworth, Smithills Black and minority ethnic people, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Unemployed people
Fairbridge North Manchester

Long t erm personal and social development programmes that build confidence, motivation and personal social life skills using a combination of 1-2-1 support and challenging activities for young people not in education, training or employment (NEET).
Office hours - mon - fri 8.30 - 4.30

Social services Bolton Black and minority ethnic people, Homeless people, Looked after children, Offenders / ex-offenders, People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, People with substance misuse/addiction problems, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Young people (aged 13-25)
Fairtrade In Bolton

Fairtrade in Bolton is a volunteering group which exists to promote the justice and goodness of fair trade We meet bi-monthly to plan events and activities. Meetings are on various weekdays at 7.45 pm to 9.30 pm. All are welcome to join us. We are supported by Bolton Council.

International Bolton All
Fairy Job Mother

Jobcoach services: provide information and guidance to individuals seeking employment.

Employment and training Bolton Unemployed people
Farnworth & District Parks Veterans Bowling Association

We are affilliated to the Lancashire County Bowling Association also British Crown Green Bowling Association. We have 15 clubs affilliated to us. From April to September inclusive we play Tuesday and Thursday each week. We also enter six cup matches. We hold a prize presentation at the end September followed by a buffet. There are six league meetings with the AGM in November.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation Bolton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Kearsley, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Westhoughton South Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Tenants and residents, Women
Farnworth Baptist Church

Church Service 10.45 Sunday.
Toddler Group 9.30 am Wednesday
The Well Cafe and drop-in Thursday and Friday 10.00 - 2.00
Small groups meet regularly across Farnworth

Religion Farnworth All
Farnworth parents group

We are a support group for parents. At the moment we meet every Thursday 5.00 - 7.00 pm

Supporting Voluntary and community organisations North West, Farnworth Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents, Men, Tenants and residents, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Farnworth UCAN User Group

To contribute to the sustainability of the Farnworth UCAN centre by engaging residents and supporting projects which strengthen community spirit and promotes community cohesion. The FUUG usually meet every 12 weeks on a Thursday at the Farnworth UCAN centre.

Economic, social and community development Farnworth Black and minority ethnic people, Disabled people, Families / single parents, Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, Men, Refugees and people seeking asylum, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Women
Farnworth United Reformed Church

This is a place of Christian worship with premises also used for community activities.

Education and research Farnworth All