An activity centre for adults with learning difficulties. Providing life skills and promoting independence. They offer educational programmes and social activity in a safe secure environment
Developing and delivering activities (workshops, creative projects and performances) which let people engage with the health and wellbeing benefits of dance and movement. We work with the general public and specific groups of people. We also work in collaboration with others to explore particular challenges such as lack of confidence or trust and developing a health life-style.
Platform is a day care provision for profoundly disabled young people in Hull & the East Riding
Life and Loom is a day care/opportunity provider in Hull. We are a social and therapeutic weaving studio providing vocational training, meaningful work and enterprise skills to adults with additional needs, including learning disability, autism spectrum conditions, mental health conditions and physical disability.
The service is for people who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and people at high risk of a stroke within the Hull area. The service offers support to make realistic lifestyle changes, such as taking gentle exercise, stopping smoking, making healthier dietary choices, etc. ‘Know your blood pressure’ awareness sessions are arranged several times a year at local events and businesses. Open referrals are accepted to the service
Yoga Therapy Hull uses the therapeutic adaptation of Yoga and Mindfulness to improve physical health and mental well-being adapted for all ages and levels of experiences in classes, workshops, retreats, and one-to-one sessions.
As a qualified Yoga Teacher, with additional training as a registered Yoga Therapist (CNHC), I work with a range of common medical conditions and under the General Medical Council’s guidance to doctors, they can refer patients to practitioners on the CNHC accredited register also for social prescribing, on which Yoga Therapy Hull can be found.
Under the other name of YoYogaSoul, we also work to improve the mental and physical well-being of pupils and staff in primaries, schools and colleges having over 20 years experience in education delivering mindfulness and yoga
Man v Fat Football League combining weight loss and football. For every 2 players that lose weight that week you gain an extra goal
Education sessions on the self management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
Resident led volunteer befriending service working with landlords, health agencies, community groups and police to identify and engage with socially isolated residents on the Thornton estate and provide befriending support
The Drop the Knife Community Interest Company has been incorporated in order to deliver a cohesive educational programme on anti knife crime into primary and secondary schools, colleges and community based organisations across the UK
A support group, run by volunteers, for carers of friends or family who have mental health problems
Youth Employment Initiative funded Projects: DO IT project, Create to Change and Single Parents project –
Our projects engage with young adults aged 16- 29 years. A key worker will help them meet their personal, social, educational and employment goals and identify and overcome any barriers that they may fOctagonace in life such as financial, mental health and housing issues through internal and external provisions. We offer a wide variety of activity and support across our projects including workshops, training and placement opportunities both paid or voluntary and our flexible programme is designed to support those out of work or education and engage them into something meaningful. Catering, radio, employability skills, ESOL, music, arts and sport are just some of the activities that members can engage with. If you are interested or know somebody that is; then please do get in touch for an informal chat about what you can get involved with!
We are a community farm (with a range of farm animals) open to the public for free visits.
We have always provided day placements for adults with learning difficulties and/or mental health issues who are able to fund these placements through social services.
We have become a part of the Connect Well (Hull) project because of our history of helping people who perhaps have low self-esteem, depression or loneliness issues, or perhaps just want to feel less isolated while carrying out healthy outdoor activities around farming and gardening.
The Connect Well project allows us to offer short (eight week) programmes of activities here at the farm and experience a range of the day to day work activities that we carry out here in a non-pressured friendly atmosphere and hopefully gain some of the therapeutic benefits that we regularly see in our long term clients.
Rooted in Hull aims to promote and educate local people about food: how to grow veg, nutritional content, health diet choices, as well as basic construction, gardening and other agricultural volunteering tasks.
They will soon have an onsite shop and café
Winner offers holistic support to women and children in Hull to enable them to have the best possible quality of life and life chances available to them. We offer safe, accessible services and activities that meet immediate practical needs, emotional health needs and empowerment to make informed choices allowing them to reach their full potential.
Typically, women access the centre at a point of crisis in their lives often whilst suffering from domestic violence and abuse.
• Specialist Domestic Violence and Abuse support
• Specialist Nursery childcare provision
• Young Women’s support project
• Safe dispersed accommodation
• Affordable Justice (Family law firm offering affordable legal services)
• Comprehensive Volunteering programme
• Accredited training opportunities
• Community shop
• User-led groups, e.g our Art Therapy group
Home From Hospital Service originated, from a research audit and needs analysis undertaken in 1993/94. The community audit was completed by 5000 households and informed the structure and content of the project – i.e. free short-term 6-8 week support for older people on discharge from hospital: The aim to assist vulnerable people through a period of convalescence to continue confidently in their own homes.
All services and projects are maintained through constant recruitment and training of volunteers. All volunteers are DBS checked, trained in health and social care skills, and are fully insured. Many move on to full employment or higher education and they receive an excellent quality of education and support from qualified staff.
To further the Object of The Boys’ Brigade and in doing so to help and educate children and young people in their leisure time activities to develop their physical, mental and spiritual capabilities that they grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society and that they improve their standards and conditions of life undertaking a programme of activity and any such methods which may include sports, adventure and learning to be of value in the personal development of its members.
Hull Sisters work to empower BAME women by addressing and creating awarness in gender related issue such as violence and abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, honour killing , extreme religious psyche, Poverty, unemployment, physical, mental and sexual health, immigration etc. We provide ESOL, IT, employ ability skills, Art and Craft, Yoga, Cooking and women only support sessions, coffee morning and drop in sessions and women only events to up skill our clients and increase community cohesion.
Makes financial awards to people with a learning disability. Available to applicants who attended, or currently live in the catchment area of the former Grovehill Day Centre, Beverley
Engaging BME communities in particular at grassroots level through listening, sharing and ultimately bringing them together to find solutions to Recycling & waste, energy-saving, local food production etc, and further develop and deliver environmental education-interpretation training programmes to BME groups and centres in Hull and East riding of Yorkshire.
Workers Co-operative, working with adults with a learning disability – gardening and grounds maintenance service
Assisting the roofless community of Hull
Horticultural work and day care for people with special needs
Educational workshops in schools. Animal Assisted Therapy using dogs to help children in schools and Pupil Referral Units
Helping newcomers to Hull to make friends, learn about Hull and improve their English
Providing Football in the Hull and East Riding and surrounding areas
Providing ESOL, IELTS preparation, Life in the UK preparation, CV writing service
PA support, trips and outings, activity sessions, family support, training
CAP is a national Christian charity set up to support people with poverty, debt, unemployment and addiction
HU6 Community development trust, training and employment based initiatives
Community based educational theatre company
Support for learning disabled
Youth and family engagement
Providing educational experiences outside the classroom for young people
We provide information, advice, guidance and advocacy services to people from minority ethnic communities