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
Support for family members and friends affected by a loved one’s drug and alcohol use (over 18’s).
Those close to someone having problems with drugs and alcohol can often experience difficulties themselves, as a result of the ongoing support they provide.
The family service offers a safe and relaxed environment to discuss your personal well-being, either alongside others in similar circumstance, or in an individual, confidential appointment.
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.
Breeze cycle rides are free rides for women, led by a volunteer leader (Breeze Champion). The rides are designed to encourage women to take up, or return to, cycling
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)
Bi-monthly carer 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 loved ones continue to be cared for ones on-site by trained caring professionals
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
The main aim of our services is to provide bespoke exercise sessions to older people and clinical populations. For example, cardiac Rehab phase 4 for people diagnosed with coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Lithuanian Community Club “Linas” is a non-proft based organisation. Our main objectives are:
Promote social and cultural integration of Lithuanians living in Hull or surrounding areas;
Establish strong links with Lithuanian and other organisations and communities to promote solidarity and mutual assistance;
Promote young people’s knowledge about culture and cultural heritage by inviting them to take part in Club’s activities.
We are a local charity giving support to people recovering from mental health problems or who are socially excluded. The charity began as a project recycling old timber into garden furniture. This remains our core activity as well as gardening, giving people the opportunity to meet people and make new friends whilst learning new skills in a calm stress-free environment.
Hull Street Angels Trinity is a charity that support people in the city center on Friday and a Saturday night whilst they are using the night time ecconomy establishments. we also support the police, ambulance service and the A&E departments and our aim is to reduce the amount of people that are using the emergency services on a Friday and Saturday Night.
We support people in the city center by providing safe people who they can speak to. We provide basic first aid, give out water and flip flops, give advice and directions and ensure people are getting home safe.
Silver Swans classes are available in parts of the UK and teachers are trained specifically to teach a range of abilities and ages over 55. Ways in which dance can improve your life:
• increases your energy levels
• helps reduce stress and support weight loss
• reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
• slows ageing by improving the immune system
• expands your social circle/ meet new people
• helps diminish the symptoms of depression
• improves balance, resulting in fewer falls later in life
• increases cognitive ability by promoting new connections in the brain.
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.
1:1 and group support for parents with at least one child aged 10 – 16yrs. Also an opportunity to volunteer and train to become a parent peer mentor
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
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.
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
Mosaic Community Hub operates from within Mosaic Church and is designed to be a place of hope and help within our community. We have a free play area for under 5’s, a cafe, charity shop, access to a Parish Nurse for health advice and check-ups, plus other activities throughout the week. We currently open Tues/Wed/Thurs 10am-2pm during termtime. We also run ‘MakeLunch’ during the school holidays, providing hot and healthy meals for primary aged children who are eligible for free school meals during termtime. This is to help alleviate holiday hunger and the issues surrounding this within families.
Individuals are matched with a Volunteer Mentor, to support and enable individuals to independently engage with and work towards goals to gain independence in their community. The support offered is extra support on top of the services working in Hull to combat existing homelessness. Goal setting, confidence building, assisting with tasks such as housing applications, attending appointments and battling isolation are a few of the tasks our Volunteer Mentors take on to support Mentees.