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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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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Worksop Probus Club

Worksop Cricket Club Central Avenue Worksop Notts

The aim of the Probus Club of Worksop is to provide retired professionals and businessmen with the opportunity to meet and enjoy the company of a group of like-minded people. 

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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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Carers Federation

Christopher Cargill House 21-23 Pelham Road Nottingham

The Carers Federation is dedicated to supporting carers of all ages and the people they look after. It is now a diverse organisation offering a wide range of services to individuals and the wider community.

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Independent Age UK

London Based

Provide information and advice service for older people, their families and carers, focusing on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. This is integrated with local support, including one to one and group befriending schemes.

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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.

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Centre for Sport and Learning (CSL) Shrewsbury Road Centre

Centre for Sport and Learning Shrewsbury Road Manton Worksop

Community based facility to encourage local participation in activities and events. To support local people getting involved as both volunteers and participants in the activities at the Centre. To Promote Community Cohesion within the Area

Beckingham-cum-Saundby Friendship Group

Recreation Room The Green Beckingham

Alternate Friday afternoons at Beckingham Village Hall

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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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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Devonshire Road Community Centre

Community Centre 2 Devonshire Road Harworth

Your local Community Centre

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Clowne & District Community Transport - CT4TC

Unit 10, Crossroads Business Park 10 Creswell Road Clowne Chesterfield

CT4TC offers affordable transport for community groups on a regular or occasional basis. Groups currently using our vehicles include sporting groups, schools, self help groups, nursing homes and special interest groups.

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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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Nottinghamshire MIND

6 Hardy Street Worksop

Nottinghamshire 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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Shopmobility Worksop (Formerly Bassetlaw Shopmobility)

The Priory Centre Worksop Nottinghamshire

Shopmobility is a free service provided by Bassetlaw District Council which is available to anyone who has limited mobility. This could be through a long or short term physical impairment or illness, accident or advancing age.

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MHA Communities, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

MHA Communities - South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw MHA Southcroft Flat 40, 33 Psalter Lane Sheffield

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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Voluntary Action Rotherham

The Spectrum Coke Hill Rotherham

Voluntary Action Rotherham is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough.

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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.

Keep Fit - Cleveland Close Community Centre

Cleveland Close Rotherham Baulk Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts

Keep fit and movement to music

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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Beckingham Bowls Club

Bowling Green Beckingham

Beckingham Bowls Club has been running since 1948 and is the only surviving sports club in the village.

Beckingham cum Saundby Village Hall and Playing Field

Beckinham cum Saunby Village Hall Southfield Lane Beckingham

The Village Hall and Playing Field are held in Trust and run by a committee of members from various groups, organisations and residents within the village.
 

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Beckingham Village Institute

Beckingham Village Institute High Street

At present the Institute provides for billiards, snooker, darts, pool and dominoes. It is open from 10.00 a.m. until 10.00 p.m. every day of the week except Sunday, and is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. 

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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Dukeries Decorative and Fine Arts Society

The Civic Centre Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop Notts.

Group for the promotion, appreciation, enjoyment and care of the arts. Periodic visits to locations associated with historical artefacts and buildings.

Ranskill Bowls Club

Station Road Ranskhill Retford

Bowls Club April-September

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Swallow Court Lunch Club - Misterton

Swallow Court Hillside Misterton

Luncheon club

North Wheatley Methodist Chapel Lunch Club

Wheatley Methodist Church Beckett Road/St Mary's Road North Wheatley

Lunch club based in Wheatley - for residents only who are aged 65 or over.

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Worksop Archaeological and Local Historical Society

Station Hotel Carlton Road Worksop S80 1PS

Regular indoor meetings from September to May with outdoor visits to places of interest during the summer months.

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Worksop and District U3A

St Anne's Church Hall Harrington Street off Newcastle Avenue Worksop

Lifelong learning, through groups and activities for retired people.

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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.

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Older People's Friendly Group at The Crossing, Worksop

The Crossing Newcastle Street Worksop Notts

All pensioners are welcome. Come along to a friendly group to play bingo and meet others. Raffles, trips to the seaside, Harrogate etc.

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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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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Nottinghamshire Carer's Hub - Worksop Group (Aurora Centre)

The Old Library, Memorial Avenue, Worksop

Offering support and practical advice to Carers Peer Support Training Grants Information

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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.

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Cosmic Cottage

Goodwill Hall, Retford

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

Forces Friends

Forces Friends is a partnership between Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and the Royal British Legion providing support to lonely, isolated military veterans and their dependents aged 60 and over.

Goodwin Hall

Chancery Lane Retford Notts

Village Hall

Wednesday Memory Group at Hallcroft Methodist Chapel, Retford

Hallcroft Methodist Chapel Hallcroft Road Retford

Lunch, social activities, memory support and friendship. Can bring carer or come alone. A light lunch will be served soon after arrival and there will be tea, coffee and biscuits.

Miners Welfare over 55's

Gateford Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

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

Beeches Community Centre - Tuxford Wednesday Group

Birch Court Tuxford Return Notts

Bingo, dominoes, cards plus tea and biscuits.

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Fitness and Social Wellbeing CIC

Aurora Wellbeing Centre Memorial Avenue Worksop

A community interest company ( registration 10257487 ) supporting members of the community through gentle excercise

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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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The Silver Line

Head office Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London

The only national, free and confidential helpline for older people open every single day and night. Volunteer with us.

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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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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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Silver Letters - Silverline

Do you enjoy sharing your musings by putting pen to paper? Or miss receiving personal, handwritten letters in the post? Then Silver Letters could be the perfect opportunity for you to form a friendship. This is completely free

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Care Home Advisor

Care Home Advisor is a website for the consumer (usually someone thinking of entering a care home or their relative) to understand quickly and clearly who the best care providers are so they can make an informed judgement.

 

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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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Lunch Club at Blyth Church

Sheffield Road Blyth Worksop

Located in St Mary & St Martin Church, Blyth, Worksop S81

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

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WAY Up

Way Up is an active, online self-help group aimed at providing mutual support to those who have been widowed primarily in their 50’s and 60’s. 

Anxiety UK

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

Home Club - Lunch Club & Games - Rayton Spur

Rayton Spur Community Centre Worksop Notts.

Weekly lunch club with games.

Nottinghamshire County Council Customer Service Centre

The customer service centre can provide you with information about the services for you or the person you care for.

Forget-Me-Nots at The Beeches Community Centre

The Beeches Community Centre Birch Court Tuxford Newark Nottinghamshire

For older people worried about their memory or with a diagnosis of dementia and families and carers, or anyone who is feeling lonely in the Tuxford and surrounding area. 

Recreation Room

The Green, Beckingham

The Recreation Room is currently available for hire for small events, functions & meetings

Langold Village Hall

Markham Road, Langold, Worksop, Notts

The Hall is available  for hire for various events and functions 7 days a week

North Leverton with Habblesthorpe Senior Citizens Wednesday Club

North Leverton Methodist Chapel, Sturton Road, North Leverton

North Leverton Methodist Chapel

CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID19

Oldcotes Village Hall

Maltby Road, Oldcotes, Worksop.

Village Hall

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.

Time To Craft Group - Rampton

Rampton Village Hall Retford, Nottinghamshire,

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

Do-It - National Volunteering Database

Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.

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

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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Mail Preference Service

The MPS is here to make your choice known - so you get the mail you want and need.

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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

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.

Singing for the Brain - Oasis Community Centre, Worksop

Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop Notts

Singing for the brain for dementia sufferer's and carers. Trip down memory lane in voice!

Modern Sequence Dancing at St Joseph's Church

St Joseph's Church Hall Babworth Road Retford

Modern Sequence, Social and Dance Group.

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.

Royal Voluntary Service - Telephone Befriending Service

Telephone befriending service.

Bingo - Swallow Court, Misterton

Swallow Court Hillside Misterton

Bingo

Age Concern - Chesterfield

South Lodge Boythorpe Avenue Chesterfield

Age Concern - Chesterfield

Rhubarb Farm - Community Cafe

Community Interest Company Hardwick Street Langwith

Small community cafe.

Rhubarb Farm - Crafts and Training

Community Interest Company Hardwick Street Langwith

Crafts and training sessions.

b:friend - Doncaster

Helm Woodfield Park Tickhill Road Doncaster

Social club.

Home Club - Friday Buffet and Tea Dance at Thievesdale Lane

Thievesdale Community Centre Thievesdale Lane Worksop

Friday buffet and tea dance plus activities.

Dance Group (Old time dance) - Thievesdale Lane

Thievesdale Lane Worksop

Old time dance group.

Walking Cricket - North Notts. Community Arena, Worksop

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Walking cricket for the over 50's male and female.

Walking Football - North Notts. Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Rehabilitation walking football.

Nottinghamshire Mind Creative Therapies.

6 Hardy Street Worksop

Creative glass and workshop and art therapy course.

Oasis Community Centre, Worksop - Face to Face Activities

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

Face to face crafts, food, courses and hymns.

Time for You - Oasis Church and Community Centre

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

A group for people who have and are struggling with mental health issues and no longer receive support.

Gardening Group - Oasis Church and Community Centre

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

Gardening group.

Pensioner's Association Worksop & District - The Crossing Church and Community Centre

The Crossing Church & Centre, Newcastle Street, Worksop

Social group for pensioners.

Phoenix Friendship Group - Stanley Street Social Club

2 Stanley Street Worksop

Friendship group.

Dance Night - Sandy Lane Community Centre

Crown Place Sandy Lane Worksop

Dance Night.

Harmony Dance - St Paul's Church

St Paul's Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop

Harmony Dance Group

St Paul's Dance Night - St Paul's Church

St Pauls Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop

Dance night

Women's Institute - Craft Club, Thievesdale Lane

Thievesdale Lane Worksop

Craft Club.

Bingo - Westhill Community Centre, Retford

Westhill Community Centre Cheyne Walk Ordsall Retford

Bingo group

Lunch Club - Weatley Chapel, Retford

Low Street North Wheatley

Community lunch club

Marie Curie Nottinghamshire

Help and support for those living with a terminal illness and their families.

Women's Guild - Bawtry Methodist Church

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Women's Guild Group

Health Walks - Bawtry Methodist Church

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Health walks.

Whist Drive & Raffle - Beckingham Recreation Room

Beckingham cum Saundby Recreation Room The Crescent Beckingham Doncaster

Whist drive and raffle.

£1.50 raffle and donations welcome.

Curling Group - East Markham Village Hall

East Markham Village Hall Lincoln Road East Markham Notts

Curling Group

Art & Craft Group - North Leverton Chapel

Sturton Road North Leverton

Art and craft group.

Community Lunch - North Leverton Chapel

Sturton Road North Leverton

Community lunch.

Chat and Talk - Rampton Village Hall

Rampton Village Hall Manor Grounds Rampton Retford Notts

Coffee, tea and chat group.

We Sing for Joy - St Joseph's Church, Babworth

St Joseph’s Presbytery Babworth Road Retford

Singing group.

Bowls Club - North Wheatley Village Hall

Wheatley Village Hall Sturton Road North Wheatley Retford

Bowls club. Open April to September from 2021.

Village Harmony Choir - Sturton-le-Steeple

Sturton le Steeple Village Hall Brickings Way Sturton Le Steeple

Choir group

Get Active Bassetlaw

For people who may face barriers to getting more physically active during Covid19, there are a range of options and sources of support available.

AWAAZ

Unit C, Tennyson Hall, Forest Road West, 200 Mansfield Road, Nottingham

Provides mental health support to individuals from BAME and new emerging communities.

National Bereavement Partnership

The National Bereavement Partnership provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service.

Veterans at Home Service

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust and Age UK support The Veterans at Home Service

Bassetlaw Action Centre - GOGA - Get Out Get Active

Canal Street Retford Nottinghamshire

Get Out Get Active (GOGA) Bassetlaw is a project that is working across the district to support those who are inactive or have a long term heath condition to get active by taking part in fun, safe and inclusive activities.