Loneliness and Isolation

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Bassetlaw Action Centre

Canal Street Retford Nottinghamshire

Bassetlaw Action centre is a community resource agency offering help and support to individuals and organisations throughout Bassetlaw.

 

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Bassetlaw Citizens Advice

The Annex Queen's Building Worksop

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is one of a network of independent charities throughout the UK that give free, confidential information and advice to help people with their money, legal, consumer and other problems.

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Home from Hospital in Bassetlaw Royal Voluntary Service

Royal Voluntary Service C/O Royal Voluntary Service Shop Bassetlaw Hospital Blyth Road, Worksop Nottinghamshire

Support for the over 50's returning home from hospital.  Service users can self refer by telephone or email.  Worksop 01909 484437

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The 50 Plus Thursday Club at North Notts. Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

A friendly and sociable group for over 50s, offering a variety of activities including bowls, short mat bowls, badminton, table tennis, and snooker. 

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The Royal British Legion - Worksop and Retford District

The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants. 

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A Call In Time

A free service where a trained volunteer can give you a friendly call once a week to discuss anything you want to from the weather to your favourite subject at a time to suit you. For 0ver 60s who are lonely and isolated.

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Adult Social Care- Nottinghamshire

As you get older, or if you have problems with your health or mobility, then living independently and safely can become increasingly challenging. 

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Aurora Wellbeing Centre

The Old Library Memorial Avenue Worksop

A Community Resource Centre which is able to support and help people who have been diagnosed with cancer. Centres in Doncaster, Mexborough and Worksop.

Tea Rooms & Charity shop on site

Shireoaks Village Hall

Shireoaks Road Shireoaks Worksop Notts

Village Hall

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Pushabout Clumber

Pushabout buggy walks are aimed at any parent or carer of babies/toddlers wanting to become more active, meet new people and enjoy clumber park.

Mattersey Villages Together Group

All Saints Abbey Road Mattersey Nottinghamshire

A large and lively group that meet for a wide variety of activities and pastimes.

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Samaritans

1A Grove Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire

If you feel that things are getting to you, get in touch. It doesn't matter who you are, how you feel, or what has happened.The Samaritans can be contacted by phone or email and are there 24/7

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Survivors Helping Each other (SHE)

1 Byron Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire

To provide a variety of self help based support for young people & women over the age of 16 years who are survivors of sexual abuse. To promote public education and awareness of long term effects of sexual abuse.

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Self Harm & Suicide Support (Harmless)

1 Beech Avenue Nottingham

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.

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The Crossing Church & Centre Worksop

The Crossing Church & Centre, Newcastle Street, Worksop,

The Crossing Church and Centre houses a range of community groups and activities

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Catch22

Radford Unity Complex, 203 Ilkeston Road, Radford, Nottingham

Our programmes help those we work with to steer clear of crime or substance misuse, do the best they can in school or college and develop skills for work, live independently on leaving care or custody

NCT - Bassetlaw Branch of the National Childbirth Trust

 We give accurate, impartial information so parents can decide what's best for their family, we introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support. We are the UKs largest parent charity

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Nottinghamshire County Council D & VI Team

Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service Welbeck House, Darwin Drive, Sherwood Energy Village New Ollerton, Notts

Members and Volunteers of the Deaf and Visually Impaired Team visit deaf and blind people to help stop isolation and depression.

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OASIS Community Centre

Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop Notts

The OASIS Community Centre is well-known throughout Kilton for providing a lively and versatile hub for the local community. Our centre, church and gardens are run by New Life Church in partnership with local groups and affiliated organisations.

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Rhubarb Farm

Community Interest Company, Hardwick Street, Langwith

Rhubarb Farm is a social enterprise who use the therapeutic horticulture model for developing skills, confidence, health and employability.

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The Alzheimer's Society - Worksop

The Alzheimer's Society works to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia and their families and carers

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Willow Community Garden

Willow Community Garden is on the Spur Crescent allottment site at the top of Shrewsbury Road, Manton, Worksop.

To encourage people to grow their own food and gain skills in horticulture and vegetable growing. To provide a place for people to meet and work together as a team, sharing ideas, skills and the produce from the garden.

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Age UK

Unit 1 Ten Pound Walk Doncaster

Age UK  works with and for older people in making the most of later life.

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Bassetlaw MIND

6 Hardy Street Worksop

Bassetlaw Mind works to promote good mental health and seeks to empower people to lead a full life within their local community.

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Worksop and District Live at Home Scheme

Worksop Live at Home Scheme Ann Daniels Centre 64 Dadley Road Carlton in Lindrick Worksop Nottinghamshire

The Worksop & District Live at Home Scheme offers a range of services for older people. We want to enable older people to stay living independently in their own homes for as long as possible, with the best possible quality of life.

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Sutton & Barnby Moor Womens Institute

Village Hall, Town Street, Sutton cum Lound

The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.

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Centre for Yoga - Jasmine Trust

Babworth Court Babworth Retford Notts

Embraces an atmosphere of calm serenity, and supports a wide range of yoga classes, events and training.

Coddington Over 55s Leisure Group

Coddington Village Hall Beckingham Road Coddington Newark Notts

Social club offering activities such as darts, scrabble, table skittles, dominoes, card games and bowls.

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WAY Widowed and young

WAY Widowed and Young Suite 14, College Business Centre Uttoxeter Road Derby DE22 3WZ

WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died.

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Jigsaw Support Scheme

Jigsaw Support Scheme Mansfield firestation Rosemary Street, Mansfield

Jigsaw Support Scheme is a local Nottinghamshire charity which supports the independence of local people at home.

Bircotes Smiley Milers

Sports and Social Club Scrooby Road Bircotes Doncaster

From the Sports & Social Club, Bircotes at 10.00 a.m. every Wed. 

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Clarborough Village Hall

Main Street Clarborough Retford

Village Hall

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Carlton-in-Lindrick Civic Centre

Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

The Civic Centre is a community building that is overseen by a board of trustees who along with an employed manager and small team are responsible for the effective running of the facility.

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Carlton-in-Lindrick WI

Parish Centre Church Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

Various activities including different groups: gardening, luncheon club and walking club

Clumber Park Walk About

Clumber Park Worksop Nottinghamshire

1, 2, 3, 5 and 8 mile walks led by a trained walk leader. All walks are planned.

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Fifty Plus Club - North Notts Community Arena, Worksop

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Notts
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North Nottinghamshire Wildlife Group at Idle Valley

Idle Valley Nature Reserve North Road Retford Nottinghamshire

North Nottinghamshire Wildlife Group

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Age Concern Harworth and Bircotes

Community Centre 2 Devonshire Road Harworth Doncaster

Information & signposting.

Luncheon club, 2 course hot meals, coffee shop, drop in friendly atmosphere, coffee and tea available and chat and other services and meetings.

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Bassetlaw Step2it Health Walking Group

Church Street, Langold,

Langold Walk, Langold Lake

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Bawtry Methodist Church - Lunch Group

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Lively and friendly group. Drop in every other week. Lunch with pudding or jacket potatoes, soup and homemade cake. Time to chat.

Carlton-in-Lindrick Methodist Church

High Road Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts.

2nd Tuesday on each month. Table top games, knit and natter, nostalgia corner, crafts and good old fashioned chat.

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Men in Sheds

Unit 2 Kilton Road Industrial Estate Worksop Notts

Hobby workshop for men of 60 or over.

Blends Cafe - The Well

The Well RBC Hospital Road Retford Notts

Blends is a Community cafe on Monday mornings, offering warmth, friendship and enjoyment for all.

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The Well - Lunch Club

The Well RBC Hospital Road Retford Notts

Monday 12.30pm-1.30pm

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Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club - Worksop

Yates' Victoria Square Worksop

Ex-forces breakfast and banter. Get the barrack room feeling back as you join for coffee and tea that's flowing and good hearty banter and breakfast.

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Royal Voluntary Service (Nottinghamshire)

Royal Voluntary Service, The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT

This Home From Hospital Services is available to anyone aged 50 plus who is registered to a Bassetlaw GP and aims to support a person during their recovery after a stay in hospital / a medical setting (i.e. rehabilitation unit or nursing home).

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Bawtry Garden Club

The Methodist Church Hall, On the corner of Doncaster Road and School Road

Meet on the first Tuesday of each month in the Methodist Church Hall from 7pm – 9pm.

Reengage

2 Grosvenor Gardens London

Befriending Service for Older People

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Cosmic Cottage

Goodwill Hall, Retford

Weekly internet cafe for people who need help using the internet.

Miners Welfare over 55's

Gateford Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

Over 55's club. Light lunch, bingo, raffles, a trip each month. 

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Doncaster & Bassetlaw Macmillan Team

Doncaster Royal Infirmary Armthorpe Road Doncaster

A support service for patients & their families

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Worksop Ryton Chorale

Choir based in Worksop. Sing in 4 part harmony. All welcome for any ranges of voice.

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Worksop Town Seniors Walking Football

Worksop Leisure Centre Valley Road Worksop

For men over 55. Get fit, Have fun, socialise & make new friends

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DASH Bassetlaw

Bassetlaw Museum, Grove Street Retford

A free local support group for people in the Bassetlaw area who suffer from depression and anxiety.

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Action for Blind People

RNIB College Radmoor Road Loughborough Leicestershire

On 1 April 2017, Action for Blind People merged with RNIB. This allows us to help more blind and partially sighted people by combining our services, knowledge and expertise within one charity. Action’s vital work will continue through RNIB.

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Place2Be

Place2Be 13 / 14 Angel Gate 326 City Road London

Our mission is to enhance the wellbeing and prospects of children and their families by providing access to therapeutic and emotional support in schools, using a proven model backed up by research and training.

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YOUNG MINDS

Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London

The voice for young people's mental health and wellbeing. Parents helpline and young person's crisis messenger.

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SANE

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. We work to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

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Turn2me

Turn2Me, 1st Floor, South William Street, Dublin 2

Let's Get Talking Feeling anxious, sad or lonely? Going through a tough time? We are here to help, you are not alone. Create your account and let's get talking.

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Teen Mental Health

Learn about Live with Care about Mental Health

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CAMHS - Intellectual Disability Team

Thorneywood CAMHS, Porchester Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services team, work with children and young people up to 18 years old who have an intellectual disability and suffer emotional distress.

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CGL Drug and Alcohol Support & Young Person's Substance Misuse Service

CGL, Worksop Recovery Centre, Ground Floor, Crown House, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Adult service for 18+ living in Notts. Please call 0115 8960798 for info.Young Person's service is open to anyone under 18.Call on  01623 703373 for more info.

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Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide

Head Office: PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Lineva House, 28-32 Milner Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1AD tel 01925 572 444 Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm West Midlands Office 516-517 The Green House, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4DP tel 0121 437 0411 Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm:

Suicide is something PAPYRUS takes very seriously. If this is how you feel, please give us a chance to help.

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Family lives - self harm

Family Lives East Midlands Playworks North Alfred Street

Listening, supportive and non-judgemental

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Childline

24 hour confidential telephone helpline for anyone under 19 in the UK for any issue you are going through. Online support and advice also available.

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Education Support Partnership

Dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce.

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CISFA UK Chronic Illness Support for all

Know anyone with a chronic illness? We are here to support them. We run online support groups , support groups in the community, a carepack scheme , buddy schemes for hospital visits and appointments and empowerment days

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Single Point of Referral (SPR) - Bassetlaw

Our Single Point of Access (SPA) service provides a central point of access, via telephone, for all Bassetlaw residents who have a health query or wish to make contact with their health professional supporting them in their care.

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The Mix

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Free confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social media and mobile

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Muddy Fork

Muddy Fork Retford Enterprise Centre Randall Way Retford Nottinghamshire

Gardening together for wellbeing You can help too! Muddy Fork helps people experiencing mental health challenges take back control of their lives through volunteer gardening & conservation in Bassetlaw. 

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Clearways Counselling Service

Ladybrook Community Centre Mansfield Nottinghamshire

We are a support group for people living with stress, worries, depression and anger issues. We offer a safe space and confidentiality for you to explore your feelings in a group counselling setting. We also offer one to one counselling.

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Bassetlaw Connect

Unit 3. The Point, Coach Road, Shireoaks, Worksop Notts

Free advice & support for people who may be thought to be at risk of deteriorating health & independence within the Bassetlaw area.

Community Mental Health Team - Single Point of Access

Based at Bassetlaw Hospital

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Kooth.com Online Counselling

Free, safe & anonymous online support for young people. Peer chatroom, info, journal writing.

Suicide Support Group - SSG

Friends Meeting House Rosemary Street Mansfield Nottingham

This service offers private and confidential support to anyone affected by the effects and/or impact of Suicide

 

Bassetlaw Bereavement Care at Bassetlaw Hospital

Bassetlaw Hospital Address Kilton Hill Worksop Nottinghamshire Postcode

Offers pratical assistance & support to those who are experiencing a bereavement

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CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. Join the campaign to take a stand against male suicide and get the tools you need for action.

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Combat Stress

Military charity specialising in the care of veterans' mental health.

Worksop Society of Artists

A social group for like minded Artists. The WSA provides opportunities for amateur and professionals to meet, create and exhibit together. All levels are welcome.

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The Oddfellows - South Yorkshire & Derbyshire District Branch

Oddfellows House 40 Westgate Rotherham

The Oddfellows is a friendly society with branches accross the UK

Forces For Warmth - Energy Advice for Service Personnel and their Families

NEA may be able to offer advice, support and practical help if your spouse or dependent family has served in the armed forces, or are currently serving

Chat Health Text Service

ChatHealth is a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people (aged 11-19) to contact their local public health nursing (school nursing) team.

The Time Machine

15 Churchgate, Retford, (corner of Union Street next to traffic lights)

Interactive Activity Centre with themed activity rooms providing memorable experiences to the lonely, medically or physically restricted.

The Cinnamon Trust

10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall,

The National Charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets

 

Anxiety UK

Works to relieve & support those living with anxiety & anxiety-based depression by providing information, support & understanding via an extensive range of services.

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Linking Lives - Combating Loneliness And Social Isolation

Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Reading

Linking Lives UK is working with churches and Christian agencies to set up befriending schemes along with social events and activities which have a significant impact on the lives of all who take part.

Live at Home Scheme - Luncheon Club & Games - Rayton Spur

Weekly lunch club with games.

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The Friary

The Friary 46 Musters Road West Bridgford

We empower homeless and vulnerable adults to rebuild their lives by offering practical services, advice and emotional support.

Canaan Trust

14 Main St Long Eaton Nottingham

The Canaan Trust, an independent Christian Charity provides safe secure and healthy supported accommodation for homeless males aged 16-54.

BCVS Community Advisor

BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

The BCVS Community Advisor can offer supported navigation for all patients registered with a Bassetlaw GP.. Community Advisor os part of Bassetlaw Social Prescribing Service.

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Veteran Together Network- Nottinghamshire

Have you served in the Armed Forces? Are you over 65? Veterans Together Network can help you to get involved with projects and activities in your local community. 

 

Time To Craft Group - Rampton

Rampton Village Hall Retford, Nottinghamshire,

This Craft group meets at Rampton Village Hall, in North Nottinghamshire

Retford Veterans Breakfast Club

64 Bridgegate, Retford DN22 7UZ

All welcome at the Galway Arms AT 64 Bridgegate, Retford DN22 7UZ

09.00am each Saturday

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Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory Building 3 Riverside Way Camberley Surrey

Find a counsellor or therapist near you - visit the website see below

Do-It - National Volunteering Database

Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.

Bassetlaw Back to Netball

Back to Netball night in Bassetlaw.

The Sherwood Ladies Rounders Team

The Sherwood Ladies Rounders League is a friendly league situated in and around the town of New Ollerton, Notts. 

Blyth Cricket Club

We are an inclusive club who always welcome new players of any age, gender & ability.

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club 17 Maple Leaf Gardens Worksop Notts

Welcome to Worksop Ladies HC We play in the Midlands and Nottinghamshire leagues and welcome players of all ages & skill.

Back to Hockey - Mansfield

Manor Sport and Recreation Centre Kingsley Avenue Mansfield Woodhouse

Community Sports Club - not for profit

Elanic Zumba Classes

Local fitness classes run by mother and daughter, Nic and Kaisha Pelham. Classes currently include Zumba and Fitsteps.

Salsa Classes - Doncaster

Various

Forces In The Community - Veteran Support

2 Cross Street Beeston, Nottinghamshire

We are committed to supporting veterans, reservists, serving personnel and their families to improve their lives and realise their full potential

Let's Sing - Inter-generational Community Group bring the Community Together with Music

The Well Church & Community Centre Retford Nottinghamshire

This is an Intergenerational Group bringing the Community Together. People of all ages come together to learn from each other

Bassetlaw Women’s Walking Football

‘Outside All Weather Pitch’ BPL Leisure Centre Valley Road

We are delighted to announce that the first Bassetlaw Women’s Walking Football will be taking place on Monday 15th July, 7-8pm at Worksop Leisure Centre.

The Tomorrow Project - Bereavement & Suicide Support

Harmless, 1 Beech Avenue New Basford Nottingham

The Tomorrow Project was set up in response to a cluster of suicides in East Leake in 2012. We are a confidential, community based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention service that will help and support you in times of struggle. 

Time To Change - Mental Health Support

Time To Change 15-19 Broadway LONDON

We are a growing movement of people changing how we all think and act about mental health problem

Grassroots Suicide Prevention

11 Old Steine Brighton East Sussex

Grassroots is an award-winning charity and UK leader in suicide prevention. We believe that suicide can be prevented through open and direct conversations

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Mens Health Advice Line

Advice and support for men experiencing Domestic Violence

Opportunity And Change

Framework Dukeries Business Centre, 31-33 Retford Road, Worksop S80 2PU

This organisation offers counselling and therapeutic support on a 121 basis

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Towards Work

The Towards Work programme will support you with those first steps towards gaining employment.

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Young Carers Support

Nottinghamshire Young Carers Service will Empower, Support, Identify and Involve Young Carers

Royal Airforce Association - Befriending Service

Royal Airforce Association Atlas House Wembly Road Leicester

Our befriending serfvice pairs volunteers with veterans and their families who suffer from Loneliness and isolation

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Nottinghamshire Rural Support For Farmers and Families

NRS provides free volunteer support for farmers, their families and others in the rural community who are going through difficult times that may be leading to anxiety and stress.

 

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Nottinghamshire Help Yourself - Directory of Services

The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website promote activities, help and support that are available in Nottinghamshire for local residents.

Mental Health Support Group Retford

17 Churchgate, Retford

This group meets weekly on a Wednesday in the Retford Library between 10.00 - 12.00. No appointment required

The Golden Ball - Mens only support Group

The Golden Ball – Home To The Work Of Poplars Church 3 Victoria Square, Worksop

Mens only group for those who wish to share stories about their lives and support one another through what can be challenging and difficult time.

Rufford Avenue Allotment - Retford

Rufford Avenue Allotment Plot 51 Ordsall Retford

Starting Wednesday 16th September 2020


Our group is a great place to meet like-minded adults, make new friends and become more active! You can also take fresh produce home!

Lunch Club at The Aurora Wellbeing Centre

The Old Library Memorial Avenue Worksop

Lunch club.

Card Making Group - Aurora Wellbeing Centre

The Old Library Memorial Avenue Worksop

Card making group

Bingo at St Paul's Church, Manton

St Paul's Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop

Church

Bowls at North Notts Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Bowling rink for hire.

Knit & Natter at The Crossing Church and Centre, Worksop

The Crossing Church & Centre, Newcastle Street, Worksop,

A knit and natter group.

Crossroads Care - Dementia Patient's Day Care and Lunch at The Oasis, Worksop

Oasis Community Centre Longfellow Drive Worksop

Day care and lunch group for patient's with dementia.

Antiques Classes at Grove Street Methodist Church

Grove Street Methodist Church Grove Street East Retford

A light hearted look at the history of antiques.

Lunch Club at Grove Street Methodist Church.

Union Street Retford

Lunch club, home cooked main meal and donated puddings.

Blyth Players - Amateur Dramatics

Barnby Memorial Hall High Street Blyth S81 8EW

Amateur Dramatics Group.

Treswell Village Hall Craft Friday's

Town St Treswell Retford Notts

Craft Group

Rethink Mental Illness - Doncaster Bassetlaw

Helpline providing emotional support to those experiencing mental health issues.

Royal Voluntary Service - Telephone Befriending Service

Telephone befriending service.

Age Concern - Chesterfield

South Lodge Boythorpe Avenue Chesterfield

Age Concern - Chesterfield

Chesterfield Time Bank

The Parish Centre 91 Sheffield Road Stonegravels

Befriending and telephone befriending.