Social & Support Groups

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Bassetlaw Learning Disability Association - Valley Social Club

The Crossing Church & Centre Newcastle Street Worksop Nottinghamshire Postcode

The Valley Club is a weekly leisure club for adults with Learning Disabilities in the Bassetlaw area.

Canon Singers at Hallcroft Community Group

Hallcroft Community Centre, Randall Way, Hallcroft, Retford, Notts,

Wednesday 7.45pm-9pm

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Retford Kairos The Well

The Well, Retford Baptist Church, 1A Lime Tree Avenue, Retford,

 

Mondays at 2pm social club for seniors.

Rampton Parish Council

Your local parish council.

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Ranskill Parish Council

Clerk to Ranskill Parish Council and Ranskill & Torworth Joint Burial Committee 32 Town St Lound Retford

Your local parish council.

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Worksop Library

Memorial Avenue Worksop Notts

All libraries provide books for loan for children and adults. A wide and varied range of activities are available

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S.A.N.D Sports Club

Sports Hall, Worksop College, Worksop, Notts S80 3AP (Dry side activities) and Bircotes Leisure Centre, Whitehouse Road, Bircotes, Doncaster, DN11 8EF (Swimming)

Supported by parents/carers, offers physical activity for children with disabilities.

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Ryton Chorale

The Holy Family School School Hall Netherton Road Worksop,

Rehearsals 7.30pm in term time

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The Best that We Can Be (Autism East Midlands)

Work and Learn Centre, Dukeries Centre, Park Street, Worksop, Notts

Support group for parents and activities for children and young people with autistic spectrum disorders and their friends and siblings on third Tuesday of the month from 4.15-8.15pm.

Lost Chord

The Wesley Centre Blyth Road Maltby Rotherham

We aim to have a positive effect on dementia sufferers by using music to stimulate the areas of the brain which are still intact.

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Parkinsons's Disease Society (Worksop Branch)

Central Avenue, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

East Midlands regional team provides a range of support and information services for people with Parkinson's, health and social care professionals, carers and volunteers.

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Worksop and District Stroke Club

The Crossing Church & Centre Newcastle Street Worksop Nottinghamshire

The group supports stroke survivors and their partners in the Worksop/Derbyshire areas. 

Shireoaks Village Hall

Shireoaks Road Shireoaks Worksop Notts

Village Hall

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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers Customer Service Millennium House Ludlow Road Maidenhead Berkshire

Weight Loss Groups around Bassetlaw See list below

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Slimming World - Bawtry

The Bawtry New Hall Station Road Bawtry

Weight Loss Group

CURRENTLY VIRTUAL GROUPS ONLY DUE TO COVID

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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

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Retford Raiders (Basketball)

Babworth road Retford, Nottinghamshire

We meet every Wednesday for informal Basketball playing. From September to April we play in the Doncaster Central Venue League.

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Worksop Town Football Club

Worksop Town FC Windsor Food Service Stadium Babbage Way Sandy Lane Worksop,

Males and Females adults and children football teams.

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Retford & District Photographic Society

St Joseph's Church Babworth Road Retford

The group has presentations by expert photographers, hold competitions, and have practical leaning sessions to do with improving techniques. Everyone welcome from beginners to experienced photographers.

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Worksop Youth Link

Valley Young People’s Centre Stanley Street Worksop Nottinghamshire

Inclusive youth provision for young people aged 12-24

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Retford Youth Link for Disabled People

Retford Link Club Retford Young People’s Centre, Arlington Way. Retford

Inclusive youth provision for disabled young people aged 12 - 24 years

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A Place to Call Our Own (APTCOO)

Unit 15 Botany Park Botany Avenue Mansfield

A one stop resource facility for disabled children and young people with a special need, their carers and their families. This charity works in North Nottinghamshire.

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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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Double Impact

Ashfield Medical Centre King Street Sutton-in-Ashfield

After care support for those aged 18+ in recovery from drug/alcohol use. For those wanting to move away from a drink/drug lifestyle. Includes access to training education and employment.

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Now Church

Now Church, Doncaster Road, Langold. Office Address
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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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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) (Nottinghamshire Healthcare)

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Duncan Macmillan House Porchester Road Nottingham

The service for Child and Adolescent Mental Health is a specialised multi-disciplinary service for severe and complex child and adolescent mental health problems and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Carlton Youth Club

Lawn Road Costhorpe Worksop Nottinghamshire

Mondays 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.45pm Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.45pm Sundays Awards night

Valley Young Peoples Centre

39 Stanley Street Worksop

A range of projects and clubs for young people.

Parent Zones Sure Start & Children's Centres

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 lockdown all groups at the Children’s Centres are currently suspended

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CASY - Your Space (Counselling and Support Young People)

23 Millgate Newark Notts

CASY provides a confidential counselling service to young people aged from 6 to 25 within Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

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The Well Baptist Church & Community Centre

The Well Hospital Road Retford

The Well provides a wide range of events & community activities for people in the Retford Area. Open 7 days a week.

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Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw (FOYPIB)

Kilton Forest GC Blyth Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

To support young people aged 8-25  to recognise and value their worth, and develop their interpersonal and group skills within a structured environment (offers small grants, organises events etc).

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Diabetes UK

1 Eldon Court, Eldon Street, West Midlands

We help people manage their diabetes effectively by providing information, advice and support. We campaign with people with diabetes and with healthcare professionals to improve the quality of care across the UK's health services.

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Girls Friendly Society (GFS)

c/o St Pauls Parish Hall The Vicarage Pelham Street Worksop Notts

GFS is a girls group open to all aged 6 to 14. Our programme is created by our members and includes cooking, painting, games, craft and dance.

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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Notts Clubs for Young People

Nottinghamshire Clubs for Young People The Monty Hind Training Centre Leengate Lenton Nottingham

We are a voluntary youth organisation which has over 40 youth provisions from Nottingham affiliated to the association. The benefits to affiliates are; advice, guidance and support, access to County wide events and availability of training.

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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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Sheffield MIND

Sheffield Mind Registered office The Wellbeing Centre 110 Sharrow Lane Sheffield

Sheffield Mind is a leading provider of mental health and wellbeing services in Sheffield.

Ranby Village Hall

Ranby Village Hall Blyth Road Ranby Retford Nottinghamshire

Community space for hire.

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Afro Caribbean National Artistic Centre - ACNA

Acna Community Centre 31 Hungerhill Road, St Ann's Nottingham, NG3 4NB

The centre serves as a focal point for the African Caribbean community to learn, grow and celebrate the best in their culture in Nottingham.

Barnby Moor Line Dancers

Barnby Moor Village Hall Kennel Drive Barnby Moor Retford

Qualified trainer who will cater for beginners. Very friendly, happy group of 10-14 most times who are keen to welcome new participants.

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Bassetlaw Astronomical Society

Gateford Park Primary School Amherst Rise Worksop Notts

For all interested in astronomy and related subjects.

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British Wheel of Yoga

BWY Central Offic British Wheel of Yoga 25 Jermyn Street Sleaford Lincolnshire,

The British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) is the largest yoga membership organisation in the country. We are committed to promoting a greater understanding of yoga and its safe practice through experience, education, discussion, study and training.

Bircotes Young People's Centre

Whitehouse Road Bircotes Doncaster

The offers a range of engaging activities for young people. Trained, experienced staff will provide a warm, safe and welcoming environment and somewhere to relax and meet friends.

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Blyth Bombers Football Club

Blyth Bombers JFC Car Boot Ground, Oldcotes

Football coaching for boys and girls aged 5 - 16. At the younger age, emphasis is placed on taking part rather than winning at all costs.

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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

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Clumber Park Cricket Club

Clumber Park Cricket Club Worksop Nottinghamshire

We are now developing an Academy section of the club, which aims to improve juniors into great club members and fantastic players.

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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.

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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Cannon Singers at Hallcroft

Hallcroft Community Centre Randall Way, Hallcroft, Retford, Notts,

Singing group provides concerts in older people's homes.

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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Retford Little Theatre

Retford Little Theatre Wharf Road Retford Nottinghamshire

Amateur dramatics society and Youth Theatre.

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Bassetlaw North Notts Railway Society (BNNRS)

Station Road Retford

Railway enthusiasts. Films, modelling, talks and demonstrations.

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Bassetlaw Museum

Amcott House 40 Grove Street Retford Nottinghamshire

Friends of Bassetlaw Museum - special events, previews, talks and quarterly newsletter.

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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MS Society Retford

Friendly welcoming group of like-minded people of a wide age range who are brought together by a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.

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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.

Axholme Camera Club

Church Street Haxey North Lincolnshire

Friendly Photographic Club. Axholme Camera Club is based at Haxey Church Hall in the Isle of Axholme.

Retford Bridge Club

Randall Way Retford Notts

Bridge Club

Retford Community Singers

St Joseph's Church Hall Babworth Road Retford

Community singing for enjoyment (no performances).

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Worksop Ryton Chorale

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

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club

The Station Hotel Carlton Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

If you are keen on many aspects of mountaineering then we should have  something for you.

Health for Teens - Text your School Nurse

Text your school Nurse for confidential Health Advice And Support 07507 329 952 Healthforteens.co.uk

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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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New Roots Housing Project

2 Overend Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

New Roots is a housing project which offers a high standard of accommodation with support to homeless or vulnerably housed young people in Bassetlaw.

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Self-injury/ self-harm SISH Bristol

Bristol Mind 35 Old Market Street

SISH stands for 'self injury self help', and are a Bristol based community organisation, who for 15 years, have been running self help support groups for people who self injure.

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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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Framework Housing Association- Brighter Futures

2 Queen Street, Worksop, Notts

Bassetlaw Brighter Futures service supports adults who are affected by a learning disability, autism or aquired brain injury to improve independence & wellbeing

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Nottinghamshire Victim Care

Plumptre Court 7 Poplar Street Nottingham

Victim CARE is a free & confidential service available to all victims of crime & Anti Social Behaviour across Notts.

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From The Heart Charity

10 Hardwick Street Worksop Nottinghamshire

A Local grant Giving organisation which supports families in need in Bassetlaw & North Nottinghamshire

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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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Transform Training

Dukeries Business Centre, 31-33 Retford Road, Worksop

Offer Emotional Resilience Training & Wellbeing Support

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.

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.

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.

Allsorts Nottinghamshire

We are a social group for people aged 18 - 40 with sensory, physical or mild learning disabilities.

 

Mencap

The Voice of Learning Disability

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Health For Kids - Health Promotion Website

Health For Kids is  fabulous resource for health - related subjects for children aged 4-11 years - Local launch is January 2019. There is also a parents/carers zone

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

1 CHURCH WALK STAPLEFORD NOTTINGHAM

The project provide support for young people aged 16-25 years old who have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.

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NCHA Branching Out Young Person's Service

59 Cobwell Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire

Continuing to provide support through Covid 19.

Housing with support for young people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. 

The Carers Direct Helpline

If you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you. 

Fitness And Fun For Everyone - Seated Exercise

Seated and Gentle Exercise sessions for people of all ages and abilities

Trading Standards - Action Fraud

Take a stand against Scam Mail

Centre For Trauma Resiliance & Growth ( CTRG )

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust The Mandala Centre Gregory Boulvard Nottingham

Coping With The Effects of a Traumatic Event

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Rape Crisis - National

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Galop - LGBT Domestic Abuse

LGBT+ anti-violence charity. Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual too.

 

Paediatric Community Occupational Therapy - SPA

Single Point of Referral

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Nottinghamshire County Council - Golden Number

0300 500 80 80

Golden Number.

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Warm Home Scheme - Warm Homes on Prescription

The Nottinghamshire Warm Homes on Prescription project offers assistance to people with specific long term health conditions that are made worse by living in a cold home.

Pride of Place: England's LGBTQ Heritage

The Axis 10 Holliday Street Birmingham

Pride of Place uncovers and celebrates places of LGBTQ heritage across England

Parentline Text Messaging Service

Parentline now have a text messaging service for parents & carers of children aged 0-19

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.

Babes Breastfeeding Group (Formerly Bassetlaw Breast feeding Buddies Peer Support Group)

Manton Children's Centre Community Way (Off Shrewsbury Road) Manton Worksop Nottinghamshire

Meetings at Manton Children's Centre, Worksop. The group covers the whole of Bassetlaw

The Big House Buddies Charity

Church Street Edwinstowe NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

The Big House Buddies Charity is located at The Big House Church Street - Edwinstowe Nottinghamshire

Knit And Natter Group - Worksop Library

Memorial Avenue, Worksop Nottinghamshire

Beginers and Experienced knitters welcome

Craft Cafe at Worksop Library

The Priory Centre Unit 19 Worksop Nottinghamshire

Meet other crafters, share ideas and learn new skills

Shireoaks Womens Institute - Shireoaks Village Hall

Shireoaks Church Hall Shireoaks Road Shireoaks Worksop

HELD AT SHIREOAKS VILLAGE HALL

The group are always looking for new members to join them.

Nottinghamshire Motor Neurone Disease Association ( MDNA )

You are assured of a warm welcome

Whitwell Local History Group

The Group meets every Tuesday at 7.00pm in Whitwell Coomunity Centre

Worksop RAF Air Cadets - The 303

Park Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

The RAF's Air Cadets is one of the country's premier youth organizations & the world's largest youth air training organization, supported by thousands of dedicated volunteer staff.

Do-It - National Volunteering Database

Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.

Back to Hockey - Chesterfield

Newbold Road Newbold Chesterfield Derbyshire

Back to Hockey is a great way to give hockey a go! A fantastically fun way to try something new and a brilliant way to exercise. 

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

The Legacy of Leo Charity - LGBT+ Baby Loss

Charities and organisations are inclusive in recognising that same sex couples are also affected by baby loss, yet often there is only one or two examples of families that have been affected. 

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.

GamCare - Gambling

GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

Steam Heritage Club

The Midland Events Club 5 Hirst Crescent Wollaton, NOTTINGHAM

A local group suitable for anyone with an interest in Steam Engines & heritage

Bawtry Polo Club

Highwood Farm Bracken Hill Lane Misson Springs

Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.

Dandelion Support Drop in

Ladybrook Community Centre Ladybrook Lane Mansfield Nottinghamshire

This groups is an opportunity for parents and carers of children, young people and adults with additional needs to come together for peer support

Missing Piece - Child Loss Support Group

Ladybrook Community Centre Mansfield

The group aims to help families survive the pain of losing a child or person under the age of 25 Support Group - Tuesday's 10.30am-1130am and Thursday's 5pm-6.30pm

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

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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Young Carers Support

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

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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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Girl Guiding - Nottinghamshire

Girlguiding Nottinghamshire 16-18 Burton Road Carlton Nottinghamshire

There are several groups of Rainbow, Girl Guides and Rangers in Bassetlaw

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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.

The Dukeries Singers

The Dukeries Academy Whinney Lane New Ollerton Newark

The Dukeries Singers have been in existence since 1978. Singing at local events to help raise money for their causes and for entertainment.

Self Help UK - COVID19 Survivors Group UK

21-23 Pelham Road Nottingham

A new service which Self Help UK have launched for people who have had a diagnosis of the coronavirus and survived.

Folk Dancing

Kilton Forest Community Centre Larwood Avenue Worksop

Folk Dancing Group

Gospel Choir - Poplars Church

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

Gospel singing choir