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.
Act Now is a social media app for mobile phones, that works in a similar way to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter but is entirely dedicated to pinpointing the identity of plastic pollution, brands and Geolocations, where members can post a Photo of the plastic litter that they find and add this to the Act Now timeline, where other members can comment, support and share content across other social media sites to embarrass/tag the brands and identify the location of the plastic that they find. Members can also create social or organisation groups, where they can invite friends, view a leader-board of groups, to see their ranking, support, totals and comments.
St. Michael’s welcomes everyone. We offer a range of activities for everybody and anybody as individuals and as part of their families. Of course everyone is welcome to ‘muck in’ to make St. Michael’s an inclusive and loving community for everyone. If there is something we don’t currently offer then come along and make it happen.
St. Michael’s plays an integrated and active part in the wider community, being a part of the village life in times of celebration and times of grief. All our regular worshipers are involved in their communities beyond the church’s regular activities and many in the village have an active interest in the church beyond Sunday worship.
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
The Liaison & Diversion Service aims to reduce re-0ffending by supporting those who have come into contact with the Criminal Justice System. We have staff based in Police Custody to screen offenders, who refer onto support staff. We intend to utilise volunteers to provide a befriending style and mentoring service through one-to-one support with lived experience peer support volunteers students and graduates who are or have studied related subjects to do the same. Community Links has teamed up with Inspire North and Foundation and works in collaboration with Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust to deliver this initiative which is intended to be facilitated initially over a six year period. Community Links is primarily a Mental Health Charity offering a number of projects intended to improve mental health and wellbeing across Hull and the Humber.
Working across the north of England, supporting adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions
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
Social action projects focused on inclusion and diversity in the Avenues area of Hull, according to need.
The Hull Primary Care Addictions Service is delivered with Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, seven GP practices in Hull and The Alcohol & Drug Service. The service supports improvements in the health and wellbeing of long term service users and offers early interventions for people within the practice. The team has a dual focus; Long Term Substance Misusers and; Early Interventions
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.
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.
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
Tailored disability sessions with specially trained marshalls
As a Yoga Therapist (CNHC accredited) under the General Medical Council’s guidance to doctors, patients can be referred to myself on the CNHC register. I work with Chrysalis BICM on brain injury rehabilitation, the NHS Recovery College and a range of groups supporting health conditions with adaptive therapeutic yoga. As an experienced qualified educational teacher of 20 years, I am able to support children and young people through Yoga and as an Mindfulness educator working for an international charity, Mind with Heart. I have worked with young carers and foster children in supporting their well-being as well as the mental health of children and teens in schools.
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
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.
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
Provides regular events and activities in libraries and community venues to bring together library users and others who are housebound and socially isolated
A home visiting befriending scheme for older housebound individuals in the comfort of their own home.
Activity/social/craft/friendship/lunch clubs for older people. Signposting, information, befriending (short term)
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
Movement to Music was formed in 2016 by Louisa Ingleson with a passion for working in the community delivering Nutrition, Yoga, Pilates, Exercise referral and BrainFit for individuals and groups effected by mental health, learning difficulties and disabilities with the sole purpose of reducing social isolation, improving wellbeing, creating a healthier lifestyle, fitness, flexibility, strength, co-ordination, better quality of life, longer life expectancy and positivity.
The History Troupe is a Hull based Heritage Education and Performing Arts group researching, devising and delivering content for schools, the stage and across the community.
We have recently collaborated with the Yorkshire Film Archive to create, Memory Bank: Hull – a new reminiscence resource based on Hull’s film heritage collections.
Memory Bank was produced in conjunction with healthcare professionals, carers and families, to provide a complete resource for reminiscence and life story work. The packs are all about using archive footage of familiar faces, places, events and everyday lives to re-discover and connect with our collective shared memories.
Weekly drop in for anyone with or affected by MS at North Hull Community Centre, 10am – 2pm. Social sessions with lunch (there is a cost) and an opportunity to access therapies (there is a cost).
Monthly Holderness social support event 2nd Monday of the month at Paull Village Hall.
Monthly Goole social support event 1st Wednesday of every month at the Courtyard, Goole
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.
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
Our friendly shed is a place where like-minded people gather together to socialise, share skills and learn new ones.
With a variety of activities on offer, we really to think there’s something for everyone and we’re always open to suggestions! Our shed is very much guided by our members and will naturally evolve as it develops.
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
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.
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.
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.