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VAS Swindon
Address: 1 John St
Swindon
SN1 1RT
Short Description:
If you are looking for funding and governance advice, help with DBS checks, helps with raising your profile, connections to other charities in Swindon, information about or representation from the Swindon Voluntary Sector, Training or room space to hire in the town centre, get in touch with us. We can offer a range services as well as meeting spaces, from large conference rooms to one-to-one meeting rooms and hot desk facilities.
Phone:
01793 538398
Swindon Carers Centre
Address: Swindon Carers Centre
Sanford House, Sanford Street
SN1 1HE
Short Description:
Charity that supports all unpaid carers in Swindon
Phone:
01793 531133
Opening Times:
Mon-Thursday 09:30-16.30 and Friday 09:30-16.00
Age Range:
5- no upper limit
Service On Offer:
Full Carer assessments (CARE act 2014 and Children and Family Act 2014, signposting, Emergency Card scheme, support to access social services for the carer and their dependent, Benefits advice, Groups and activities for all ages, links with Swindon Borough council social services, Great Western Hospital, BSW CCG, all schools in Swindon, all GP surgeries in Swindon, access to breaks including support to access funding if eligible, support with other grant making if eligible
Target Group/s:
All unpaid carers in Swindon Our Vision Creating a community where carers are recognised, valued and supported. Our Mission To improve the wellbeing of people with caring responsibilities in and around Swindon
Swindon SEND Families Voice
Address: c/o UET Short Breaks, Upper Shaw Ridge, Ridge Green, Shaw, Swindon
SN5 5PU
Short Description:
We represent parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities in Swindon.
Phone:
07486873405
Address: Avocet House
The Dorcan Complex, Faraday Road, Dorcan, Swindon
SN3 5HQ
Short Description:
Headway Swindon is a rehabilitation centre in Dorcan Swindon, that supports adults who have experienced an acquired or traumatic brain injury and their family. We are commissioned by Swindon Borough Council to provide this service but are registered as a charity.
Phone:
01793 674820
Opening Times:
Monday through Friday 9am till 4.30pm
Age Range:
Adults
Service On Offer:
We work on cognitive rehabilitation therapy which is tailor made to suit each person. We also provide sessions on fine motor skills, brain training, Speech & language skills, communication, cooking and many others
Target Group/s:
Brain Injury – Stroke, RTA, Fall, Assault and others
IMPACT Swindon and Wiltshire active recovery service
Address: 4 Temple Chambers, Temple Street
SN1 1SQ
Short Description:
Substance misuse support in Swindon and Wiltshire.
Phone:
0345 603 6993
Opening Times:
Monday 9.00 – 5.00
Tuesday 9.00 – 5.00
Wednesday 12.00 – 5.00
Thursday 9.00 – 5.00
Friday 9.00 – 5.00
Age Range:
18+ only
Service On Offer:
Substance misuse Support
Target Group/s:
Those wishing to make positive changes in their Drug or Alcohol use
MHA Communites Swindon
Address: MHA Communities Swindon
Fitzwarren House
Kingsdown Road
Swindon

SN3 4TD
Listing Category:
Short Description:
Supporting older people to live later life well
Phone:
0748 4075 826
Opening Times:
Monday – Friday 9am till 5pm
Age Range:
60 plus (55 plus with a disability)
Service On Offer:
Monthly Activity pack including our seasonal newsletter, telephone befriending, outside befriending, shopping and prescription collection, fish and chip delivery, walks in the park, general advice and signposting
Target Group/s:
Older people who are isolated and lonely
Willows Counselling & Training
Address: The Willows Centre
11 Prospect Place
Old Town
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 3LQ
Short Description:
A leading provider of counselling and counsellor training in Swindon, Wiltshire and the West of England
Phone:
01793 426 650
Opening Times:
Monday to Thursday 09.30 – 16.30
Friday 09.30 – 13.00
Age Range:
18+
Service On Offer:
Our general counselling services are affordable and open to everyone. We also specialise in abuse and trauma with its complex problems. Our counselling sessions can be part or fully subsidised. We train people to become professional counsellors from beginner to post qualified and our courses achieve the high standards set by industry recognised bodies such as CPCAB and OCN.
Target Group/s:
Individuals, groups, businesses and organisations looking for support, expertise and partnership in mental health and well-being
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Address: Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, Swindon, SN1 5BL
SN1 5BL
Listing Category:
Short Description:
Building Preservation Trust and community organisation committed to championing local heritage and transforming how people feel about – and are involved in – their local area.
Service On Offer:
Room hire at the Central Community Centre – https://mechanics-trust.org.uk/centralcommunitycentre/
Opportunities to volunteer
Citizens Advice Swindon
Address: Sanford House
Sanford Street
Swindon
SN1 1HE
Short Description:
We provide free, confidential, impartial and independant advice on a range of topics, including, benefits, debt, housing, employment, immigration, consumer and more.
We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
Phone:
08082787813
Opening Times:
Adviceline open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm
Age Range:
14+
Target Group/s:
Everyone
Renew Swindon
Address: Chippenham Close community Centre, Chippenham Close, Penhill SN2 5DB
SN2 5DB
Phone:
07544540476
Age Range:
18 plus
Service On Offer:
Upcycling, Woodwork, Upholstery, Foodshare in conjunction with Swindon Night Shelter. Coming soon. CAP Life skills and CAP Fresh Start, Craft club, Sewing and Art workshops. We are also an official stockist of Frenchic Furniture paint. All profits go to keeping us going!
Target Group/s:
Retired men and local residents of Penhill, although we welcome everyone who might benefit.
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