Community Groups

East Bristol Food bank (Kingswood Outlet)

When: Mondays 11:00-13:00

Where: Bourne Christian Centre, Waters Road BS15 8BE

Website: www.eastbristol.foodbank.org.uk

Email: ebfoodbankkw@yahoo.co.uk

Memory Café Hanham

Friendly café for people with dementia and their carers

Where: Hanham Community Centre, High Street, Hanham, BS15 3EJ

Telephone: 0117 961 0693

Email: SouthGloucestershire@alzheimers.org.uk

The Clock Tower Association

Warmley Clock Tower Association is community project providing support and opportunities aimed at enhancing the lives of local people.

Current users of the building in Tower Road North, Warmley, include martial arts, yoga, weaving, weaving, music therapy, ante-natal classes, band practice, walking to health and coffee mornings.

Telephone (Monday-Wednesday, 10am-1pm): 0117 967 1655

Website: www.warmleyclocktower.org.uk

Email: theclocktowerassociation@btinternet.com

Kingswood Y's Men

Kingswood Y’s Men’s Club is part of Y’s Men International, a YMCA affiliated service and community organisation. Despite the name the club is not exclusively a male preserve and is open to all members of the community.

Web: www.ysmen.co.uk

Email: myd@ysmen.co.uk

South Gloucestershire Community Learning Service

The community learning team based at The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, works with adults aged 19 and over who have no or few formal qualifications and is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Most courses are free and are offered at venues throughout South Gloucestershire.

Telephone (freephone): 0808 808 5252

Facebook: @WellAwaresouthwest

Twitter: @wellaware_tcf

Website: www.wellaware.org.uk

Well Aware

Well Aware provides information on a wide range of organisations; support groups, community groups, events and activities that can help improve your health and wellbeing.

Telephone (free phone): 0808 808 5252

Facebook: @WellAwaresouthwest

Twitter: @wellaware_tcf

Website: www.wellaware.org.uk

Email: infoservices@thecareforum.org.uk

Hop Skip and Jump Bristol

Immediate and flexible respite care for children and young adults with disabilities and SEN. Able to cater for up to 60 children a day, providing a variety of groups and activities for them to engage with, indoor and outdoor play facilities, all with an emphasis on self-development and discovery.

Where: Grimsbury Road, Kingswood BS15 9SE

Telephone: 0117 967 7282

Website: www.hopskipandjump.org.uk

Email: supervisor.southwest @hopskipandjump.org.uk

Wellbeing College

Wellbeing College helps look after your wellbeing. They run a range of courses, drop in sessions, activities and holistic therapy sessions – completely free of charge.

Telephone: 01454 821856

Website: www.sgwellbeingcollege.org

Kingswood WI

Kingswood Women’s Institute meets on the second Thursday of the month at the Congregational Church Hall.

The WI provides women with educational opportunities, the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign.

Website: mykingswood.co.uk/kingswood/kingswood-wi

Rotary Club of Kingswood

The Rotary Club of Kingswood has been running since 1939 and is keen to welcome new members, men and women.

The club supports the local community, raising as much money as possible for  chosen charities, while members enjoy Rotary.

Telephone (membership information or enquiries): 07753 612225

Website: www.rotary-ribi.org

South Gloucestershire Over 50s Forum

South Gloucestershire Over 50s Forum campaigns for everyone over the age of 50 in the area, irrespective of race, religion, disability and sexuality. It is non party political, and seeks to address all concerns and problems facing people aged over 50.

Telephone: 07967 102141

Website: southglosover50sforum.btck.co.uk

Email: southglosover50s@gmail.com