Swindon VX

Swindon VX

VAS Swindon
Address: 1 John St
Swindon
SN1 1RT
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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
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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
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We represent parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities in Swindon.
Phone:
07486873405
Disability Experts CIC
Address: 1 John Street
SN1 1RT
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Working with and supporting people with disabilities and mental health conditions to live as independently as possible.
Phone:
07870643734
Opening Times:
10am – 4pm Monday – Friday
Age Range:
16+
Service On Offer:
Training, mentoring and social support to live as independently as possible.
Target Group/s:
People aged 16+ with a disability, long-term health condition or and/or mental health condition
Address: Avocet House
The Dorcan Complex, Faraday Road, Dorcan, Swindon
SN3 5HQ
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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
Inner Flame
Address: The Shaftesbury Centre
Percy Street
SWINDON
SN2 2AZ
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Empowering young people to plan a bright future and giving them the skills and mindset to make it happen.
Website:
Phone:
07531473482
Age Range:
16 to 25
Service On Offer:
Free programmes for young people. Programmes focus on confidence-building, getting work ready, employability, mental health and managing anxiety.
Target Group/s:
Unemployed 16-25 year olds, those living with anxiety
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IMPACT Swindon and Wiltshire active recovery service
Address: 4 Temple Chambers, Temple Street
SN1 1SQ
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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
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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
Address: STEP (Swindon), Nythe Youth Centre, The Drive, Nythe
SN3 3RD
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Short Description:
Tailor-made therapeutic sessions, enabling children to work through issues that are negatively affecting their lives and the lives of those around them, providing support and life skills development and learning opportunities.
Phone:
01793 714042
Age Range:
7 to 18
Alzheimer’s Society
Phone:
01793 485404
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