Social & Support Groups

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Bassetlaw Learning Disability Association

Stephen House, 40 Chapelgate, Retford, Nottinghamshire,

Provision of social facilities and support for those with a learning disability and their carers.  

Retford and District Historical and Archaeological Society

Grove Street Methodist Church Retford

Lectures, outings, publications of local interest.  Open lecture annually.

Seated Exercise - Retford

Sutton Cum Lound Village Hall, Town Street, Lound, Retford, Nottinghamshire,

Qualified trainer who will cater for beginners. Exercise focuses on keeping muscle tone, stretching, flexibility and raising heart rate gently. Refreshments after exercises. £2.50 per session.

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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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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

No Address available

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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The Single Point Of Access

Bassetlaw Primary Community Health Retford Hospital North Road Retford

SPA provides information about local health service provision as listed above.

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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. 

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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 New Hall Station Road Bawtry

Weight Loss Group

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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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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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Action for Young Carers

Action for Young Carers (AYC) 21-23 Pelham Road Nottingham

AYC provides support for young carers and their families. AYC recognises the importance of the whole family and aims to provide both practical and emotional support.

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Targeted Support Specialist Services - Homelessness Team

Welbeck House Darwin Drive Sherwood Energy Village New Ollerton

Targeted support may be provided to young people (16-17 year olds) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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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

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 Magnus Street Newark

To provide a variety of self help based support for young people & women over the age of 16yrs 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)

PO Box 10136 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)

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.

Valley Young Peoples Centre

39 Stanley Street Worksop

A range of projects and clubs for young people.

The Phoenix Project

Worksop Local Learning Centre Albion Close Worksop

The project works with children and young people aged between 8 -13 on either a one-to-one or small group work basis.

Parent Zones Sure Start & Children's Centres

No address available

To provide support, advice and guidance to parents or parents to be age 13 - 21 (male or female).

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CASY - Your Space (Counselling and Support Young People)

16 London Road Newark Notts

CASY (Counselling and Support for Young People) is currently funded to offer free, confidential counselling and support to young people aged 9 to 24.

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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

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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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Community Learning Champions

Retford Library, Churchgate, Retford, Notts

Community Learning Champions (CLCs) are enthusiasts who want to share their excitement about learning with friends, neighbours and people right across their communities.

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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.

NCT - Bassetlaw Branch of the National Childbirth Trust

C/O 7 Thirlmere Drive, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

 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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Central Notts MIND

14 St John Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire

Here at Central Notts Mind our Peer Support Services offer for you to be supported by others who really do understand. Someone who is equal to you and has similar but not necessarily the same experiences.

 

 

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Bassetlaw MIND

6 Hardy St, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

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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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.

Bassetlaw Divas Netball team

Venue: North Nottinghamshire Community Arena, Eastgate, Worksop, Nottinghamshire,
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Bassetlaw Trampoline Club

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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.

Buzzy Beatz Collective

The Buzzy Beatz music project brings music to those who have no access to it - originally set up for Traveller children, it has proved popular across the board.

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Centre for Yoga - Jasmine Trust

The Cottage Babworth Retford

Babworth Court is our beautiful Yoga and Healthy Living Centre. Its environs present an atmosphere of calm and serenity which support the stress relieving activities that are on offer here.

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

Rose Farm Cottage, 7, Palmer Road, Sutton on Trent, Newark. Notts.

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

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, modeling, talks and demonstrations.

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Friends of 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

15 Farm View Retford Notts

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)

Carers Trust East Midlands 19 Pelham Road Nottingham NG5 1AP

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.

Donna Pressley Dance Academy

Manton Sports Retford Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

Donna Pressley has over 30 years of experience within the dance sector. Commencing at a very young age, Donna went on to study performing arts, and then performed professionally on a national scale, before becoming a dance teacher. 

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club

Bassetlaw Hill and Mountain Club Meet 1st Wednesday of every month at 8pm at The Station Hotel, Carlton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 1PS

Bassetlaw Militaires

28 Beverley Walk Carlton-in-Lindrick Worksop

Marching band

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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YOUNG MINDS

Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London

The voice for young people's mental health and wellbeing

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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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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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Everyone Health ChangePoint - Children and Young people

Free healthy lifestyle programme for families with children aged 5-11

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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

Foxhall Business Centre 2 King Street Nottingham

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

Young Minds - Parent helpline

Worried about a child or young person? Call our free helpline for confidential, expert advice.

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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

Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre West Gate 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

Offer Emotional Resilience Training & Wellbeing Support

Bassetlaw Bereavement Care

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

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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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

We provide housing with support for young people aged 16-21 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 and Gentle Exercise sessions for people of all ages and abilities

Bassetlaw Carers Group

A Local self help support group

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

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SANELine

St. Mark's Studios, 14 Chillingworth Road, Islington, London

SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.

Paediatric Community Occupational Therapy - SPA

Single Point of Referral

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Nottinghamshire County Council - Golden Number

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Warm Home Scheme - Warm Homes on Prescription

A Bassetlaw District Council led scheme

Parentline Text Messaging Service

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

BCVS Community Advisor

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.

Parent Education Workshops - Feeding Your Baby

All of the information that you will need to make an informed choice about how to feed your baby

Bassetlaw Breast feeding Buddies Peer Support Group

Peer Support Buddies supporting women in the Worksop & Retford Area

The Big House Buddies Charity

Church Street Edwinstowe NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

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

Worksop Archaeological & Local History Society

The group meet at The Station Hotel, Carlton Worksop. Every fourth Thursday in the month at 7.30 pm

Knit And Natter Group - Worksop Library

Memorial Avenue, Worksop Nottinghamshire

Beginers and Experienced knitters welcome

Craft Cafe - Worksop

Memorial Avenue, Worksop, Notts

Meet other crafters, share ideas and learn new skills

Thrills and Spills Crime Cafe

Memorial Avenue, Worksop Nott8inghamshire

Chat with other readers at this friendly group

Worksop Family History Group

Memorial Avenue Worksop Nottinghamshire

Get Help with your family history research

Shireoaks Womens Institute

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 Air Training Corps - The 303 ( Worksop )

Park Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Recruiting now................If you are aged 12 ( year 8 at school )  please get in touch

Do-It - National Volunteering Database

Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.

Back to Hockey - Chesterfield

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

 

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

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

The National Self Harm Forum

Support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life