Voluntary Services Directory

The Voluntary Services Directory provides information on local services available to support stroke survivors and their families. These services are generally provided by the voluntary sector or local authorities and enhance, complement or follow on from care provided by the NHS.

Availability of services may vary in different areas. Some services may be apply to certain disease groups, or be generic and be relevant for all. Select “Generic” in the Specialties section if you want to include services that are not disease specific.

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Bolton Newstalk

We provide a free, weekly digest of The Bolton News, recorded with the co-operation of the Bolton News, and delivered free of charge to the visually impaired, and disabled of Bolton and District.

We also provide an Audio Conversion Service, with printed CDs if required, at very reasonable rates.

Organisation Address

The Sensory Centre at Thicketford
336 Ainsworth Lane
Bolton
BL2 2QL

Telephone No

07547914637

Web Address

https://www.boltonnewstalk.org.uk/

Email

newstalk@icloud.com

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self

Bolton Prostate Cancer

We support cancer patients, families and carers and provide information.

Organisation Address

St Luke's Church
Chorley Old Road
Bolton
BL1 3BE

Telephone No

0161 474 8222 or the National Helpline 0845 456 0678

Web Address

http://prostatecancersupport.org/

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Other

Bolton Respiratory Support Group

The group offers support and encouragement to anyone with a lung disease, including carers.

Organisation Address

St John's Community Centre
Brodick Drive
Breightmet
Bolton
BL2 6UF

Telephone No

01204 373010

Email

keith.orton@uwclub.net

Opening Hours

3rd Thursday of every month ex January @ 2.00pm

Referral Type

Other

Bolton Society for Blind People (BSBP)

The group provides social activities, befriending service, counselling and skill building; giving advice and guidance service. We offer a "Living with Sight Loss" course to encourage independent living with sight loss.

Organisation Address

The Sensory Centre at Thicketford
336 Ainsworth Lane
Tonge Moor
Bolton
BL2 2QL

Telephone No

01204 337 896

Web Address

http://www.bsbp.org.uk/index.php

Email

justine.watson@bsbp.org.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self

Bolton U3A (University of the Third Age)

We are a self help, self financed group providing opportunities for retired and semi retired people to come together and make friends, develop their interests and enjoy themselves. Classes meet monthly in a wide range of subjects from Art Appreciation, History, Topical Science and writing for Pleasure.

Organisation Address

Bolton
BL1 5TQ

Telephone No

01204 492343

Web Address

http://u3asites.org.uk/bolton/home

Email

u3abolton@hotmail.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self, Other

Bolton Volunteer Centre

All aspects of care advice and volunteering aspects.

Organisation Address

Bolton Hub
7 Bolton Street
Bolton
BL1 1LF

Telephone No

01204 546060

Web Address

http://www.boltoncvs.org.uk/volunteer-centre

Email

admin@boltonvolunteering.org.uk

Opening Hours

9am - 12.30pm 1.30am 4.30pm Mon-Fri

Referral Type

Self

Boost Course via Stroke Association

8 weeks course to help boost confidence & manage condition.

Organisation Address

6th Floor ICC Building
New Radcliffe Street
Oldham
OL1 1NL

Telephone No

0161 621 3580

Web Address

https://www.stroke.org.uk/

Email

stephen.bowden@stroke.org.uk

Opening Hours

8 week course

Referral Type

Self