Youth and family engagement
One to One befriending, social club, exercise group, Independent Living
Adult Health and Social Care provider, delivering employability services
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
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!
Social friendship group.
Informal opportunities for meeting friends, relaxing and having light refreshments .
A range of mixed activities are available and are offered to members for them to choose to take part.
Regular outings are arrange with members involved in the selection and decision of destinations.
Previous examples have included Sewerby Hall, Burton Agnes, and Bridlington. Last Christmas 2017 we had Christmas dinner at a local venue and was a great success with all members agreeing for us to return this year.
All members are encouraged to offer ideas for activities to enhance their club.
Services to young people aged 9-25 across Hull’s West Locality including open access youth sessions, outreach/detached work, single sex sessions, domestic abuse awareness sessions, employability groups, sports and drama/dance. We also rent out rooms to groups.
Hull & East Yorkshire PFC are currently looking for new players. Powerchair Football is a fast-paced & dynamic sport aimed at wheelchair users. Open to all ages and genders. We have equipment waiting for new players and can fit ‘bumpers’ to chairs.
We provide environments and deliver activities which enable children and young people to identify and realise both their aspirations and their potential
Bayswater Court is a multi-storey block ( 90 flats within), with a room we call “ The Pop In”, we have functions, games, crafts, run tombola’s, raffles anything to help raise our funds. We are 4 volunteers, our aim is to get the people ( majority over 60 ) out of there flats and into something to keep them motivated in there retired age. Our biggest project at the moment is to get our 496 sq mtr communal garden in use for them to do outdoor activities.
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
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.
Community Centre with on site cafe and gym
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.
Social activities, befriending, volunteering, support for carers and the people they care for, respite and family support, welfare, benefits and housing support, money advice and management, advocacy support, excursions and outings, healthy eating and living advice, employment support, IT and internet skills tuition
Provides regular events and activities in libraries and community venues to bring together library users and others who are housebound and socially isolated
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
We provide information, advice, guidance and advocacy services to people from minority ethnic communities
Helping newcomers to Hull to make friends, learn about Hull and improve their English
A home visiting befriending scheme for older housebound individuals in the comfort of their own home.
Dove House provide twice monthly wellbeing days for carers and those they are caring for to enjoy a day of relaxation and fun. Carers will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of therapies while their loved ones continue to be cared for on-site by trained caring professionals.
The sessions will run on Tuesdays from 10am-3pm, and carers will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of complimentary therapies, quiet time to themselves in our beautiful gardens, share a light lunch with their loved ones, together with a range of activities such as arts and crafts, board games, relaxation sessions.
Social action projects focused on inclusion and diversity in the Avenues area of Hull, according to need.
ENABLE- a tier 2 weight management service and FAB- a family weight management programme, supporting children and adults
Support for learning disabled
Supporting sustainable living at a community level; Allotments, community growing, seed swap
A digital local currency in which VCS organisations and statutory services can give a digital credit to those they are working alongside in communities. These credits can then be exchanged on discounts on local good and services
Reading Rooms is a reading for conversation programme, run by Hull Libraries, where trained facilitators read and share short stories and poetry exploring memory, emotion and thought in groups or individually.
The stories and poetry can be moving, funny, sad and uplifting and conversations are unique to each session, frequently taking unexpected directions. There is no requirement for participants to read aloud.
A Reading Room is an opportunity to relax, be read to (something many of us haven’t experienced since we were children) and have a good chat.
Reading Room groups will be taking place in various venues from October 2018.
Alternatively, if you are caring for someone, Reading Rooms can come to you at home.
To find out more and to book Reading Room sessions please contact Clare or Jessica on 01482 613602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We provide 4 lunch groups per week at the Commonwealth Homes Community Centre in Hull. Transport can be arranged. We have grand plans to expand our service across the East Riding.
Our Activities are for over 65’s and our intent is to prevent isolation and Loneliness in the community.
My Guide Hull helps visually impaired people to get out of their home and reconnect with their local community. The project matches specially trained sighted-guide volunteers with visually impaired service users, creating ‘partnerships’ to help the individual get out and about to shops, cafes, social and leisure activities, countering isolation and rebuilding independence.
Resource centre for local history and family history
A support group, run by volunteers, for carers of friends or family who have mental health problems
Social support services for older people including benefit checks, day services, active ageing activities, falls prevention, advocacy. Restaurant and social groups, telephone and face to face befriending, home support services (not CQC). Exercise and gym facilities including hydrotherapy.
The Warren Counselling Service provides counselling for children and young people aged 10-25. We offer both on-going and one-off counselling sessions on a wide range of issues, including bullying, bereavement, relationships and sexuality.
Man v Fat Football League combining weight loss and football. For every 2 players that lose weight that week you gain an extra goal
Tailored disability sessions with specially trained marshalls
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
We are a community centre that provides a safe inclusive environment for over 120 Deaf members. We also assist with communication and interpreters and provide access to many facilities that would otherwise be restricted from the Deaf community, e.g., welfare, GP’s, Solicitors etc.