Name Description
Airedale Writers Circle

Airedale Writers' Circle is now inactive, after a run of more than 25 years. The final meeting took place in March 2020. There are no plans at present to resurrect it, or to begin afresh with a new group. But there are several other local writing groups which offer support and help -- search on Facebook, as a first suggestion.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Bradford

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Meetings are held in Bradford, Bingley, Saltaire and Shipley

All Saints Church Ilkley

The Parish of All Saints Ilkley is situated in a beautiful town in West Yorkshire on the banks of the River Wharfe, next to Ilkley Moor and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

All Saints Ilkley (ASI)
Is in the centre of town and is a large, vibrant evangelical church with congregations that play an active role within our local community. We are open for visitors every weekday, a source of historical and spiritual interest housing the remnants of three stone Saxon crosses.

We are fully embarked on a £1.3 million Church Development Building Project and with your support, we are hoping to start works this summer. Please visit our Church Development page

Our purpose - why do we exist ?
To help others and us in… Finding connections with God – Father Son and Holy Spirit

We have four diverse Sunday morning congregations ranging from contemporary to BCP, a large youth and children’s work, with many mid-week fellowship groups.

Our vision - what are we aiming for?
To see an ever-increasing number of people coming into an ever-deepening relationship with God, overflowing with His blessing to our community and beyond.

We are committed to mission, globally and locally, and we aim to give 10% of our budget to mission partners.

Our values - how do we do it?
Seeking and celebrating God’s transforming presence.

Being a loving and generous community.

Growing and sharing our life giving faith.

This is sought and celebrated through prayer and worship, being loving and generous and by helping people to grow and share the treasures that are found in the Christian faith.

All Saints Landmark Centre

All Saints Landmark Centre hosts drop-in IT training and support free of charge, and a mentoring scheme to support people looking for work. Shine, our Saturday afternoons group for young people with additional needs is currently meeting online during the covid-19 pandemic. We also have community rooms available to rent.

Allerton Methodist Church

Methodist Church - place of worship.
Church Hall - available to hire out for community use.
We are a collection point for the Bradford Metropolitan District food bank.
Monthly Coffee & Chat the last Saturday of every month, 10am - 11.30am.
On the 3rd Wednesday of every month we have 'Tea and Talk' where over 60's can come and have a two course lunch for a donation rather than a set price, email to book a place.

Alzheimer's Society - Bradford Branch

Coronavirus Update from this group on 10th February 2021: "Alzheimer’s Society Bradford and District is continuing to offer services to people with dementia, carers, relatives and friends and communities across Bradford and District.

"Staff are working by phone to offer practical and emotional support on how dementia affects people, coping strategies such as managing changes in behaviour, support available from other services and a listening ear. We will take referrals and are also offering regular welfare calls throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

We offer information, practical ideas and support (not personal care) to people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers.

Dementia Advisor service and Dementia Support Worker Service

Anyone diagnosed across the district should be referred by the Consultant to this service , staff will contact and provide a 1-1 service giving information on all aspects relating to dementia , future planning and services available. Staff will offer support and help as the condition progresses, from issues relating to the progression of the condition, accessing specialist help and talking through emotionally stressful situations. Anyone can refer into this service.

We also offer a number of virtual groups, such as singing for the brain, carers support group and Wellbeing Cafes. We also have a group specific to those early in their journey of dementia.

If you are affected by dementia in anyway or know people who may benefit from our service, please email or telephone 01274 586 008.

Dementia Friendly Communities

"Our Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator is offering support on how to set up and maintain Dementia Friendly Communities during this period. We work with local communities and Businesses to support them to become more Dementia Friendly and advise on how to best support people within your communities. For Dementia friendly community information email"

Amnesty International Wharfedale Group

Wharfedale Amnesty meets every second Thursday of the month at 8pm in the Christchurch Cafe in Ilkley.

New members are always welcome. There is no membership subscription or fee for attending meetings.

Anah Project

We provide safe and secure accommodation and support for lone black, Asian and minority ethnic women fleeing any form of domestic abuse or forced marriage, FGM, as well as 24 hour telephone line support for anyone needing advice - call 08459 606011.

Anand Milan Centre

We run a day centre for elderly people aged over 50+. We are a voluntary community registered charity which is non-profitable. Our all committee members (staff) are elderly, retired and volunteers. We provide healthy and nutritious hot meals including tea-time, some wonderful trips, some sessions including, exercise sessions, body massaging sessions, yoga sessions, and arts & crafts sessions etc.

Anand Milan Centre: Advice and Info

Advice & Info. Dementia and disability friendly.

Anand Milan Centre: Exercise

Mondays - exercise session free sessions.
Wednesdays massage sessions - varied times.
Dementia friendly.

Anand Milan Centre: Music and Dance

Music and lunch provided for £3.00, Dementia Friendly

Anchor Project (The)

Lunch Club, outings, and other social events, all for over 60s, Mondays 11:00-1:15. Tiddlywinks Parent and Toddler group, Thursdays 9:45-11:15. Gardening workshops and local environmental projects - please contact for more information.

Annette Fox Leukaemia Research Fund

Annette Fox provides financial assistance to Ward 7 at Bradford Royal Infirmary and to patients suffering from serious blood disorders in the Bradford area.

Anxiety UK

We work to relieve and support those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy. We work regularly with external agencies and healthcare professionals to improve services for those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression and also campaign to raise awareness of the conditions.

Armed Forces and Services Leavers Support

We are a conduit for community engagement between the Armed Forces. Using our specially trained civilian and Armed Forces Personnel we deliver vocational and education-based programmes including citizenship and community cohesion events. Please contact us via email to enquire about any activities we deliver or you may like to become involved with.

Artworks Creative Communities

Artworks Creative Communities is a Bradford based Charity and Social Enterprise that has been delivering innovative projects that use creativity as a force for change since 1998. Working with professional artists and in partnership with communities, organisations and businesses across all sectors, we develop and deliver effective projects that use participation in the arts as a tool to inspire, connect and engage.
Our venue, the Delius Arts & Cultural Centre, is located in the heart of Bradford. The venue comprises of a performance and function space, two artists studios, offices, a kitchen and a small courtyard. A lively and vibrant venue created to provide a positive environment for artists, creatives and the wider community.


The organisation is currently working across its local community providing high quality arts projects for older people, which improves health & wellbeing through dance exercise, social interaction and performance driven projects.

Our company teachers run a specialist strand for people with movement disorders to keep the mind and body active, increase confidence, aid mobility, balance, flexibility and encourage more independent and active lives. The activity is also designed to empower individuals to discover talents and raise aspirations for themselves and their local communities.

Our Bradford Dancing with Parkinson's class runs every Thursday (during school term times) 1.30-2.30 at Victoria Hall, Saltaire


Ashiana is a charity that has over 30 years’ experience working with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people fleeing domestic and sexual abuse including forced marriage, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, gang violence and ‘honour’ based violence.

Aspire-igen Bradford Opportunity Centre

Aspire-i offers people over 18, as well as 18 year-olds on Job Seekers Allowance, free information, advice and guidance on careers, training, employability support, CV and job search activities under the government's National Careers Service contract. Will also help people who are being placed on Job Seekers Allowance under benefits reform, and signpost to other relevant and organisations if necessary.

Association of Ukrainians In Great Britain - Bradford Branch

To foster Ukrainian culture and tradition amongst its members, to obtain and furnish information or otherwise aquaint its members with a knowledge of British Institutions and the British way of Life. Approx 350 members. AGM Mar.

Association of Ukrainians in Keighley

The Ukrainian Centre is a meeting place for Ukrainians and their families in Keighley and the surrounding area.
We hold a Health in Mind session fortnightly on Fridays from 12pm to 3pm. This session opens with a talk or seated exercise followed by a two-course home cooked meal, then massage or a range of therapies.
We are also host of the European Well Being Cafe at Central Hall, Keighley, which meets every four weeks. Please contact Irene for further details.
Room hire also available.
Please phone for details (evenings preferred).

Athletico FC

We are a self funded football club that offers coaching and games to all aged from 8-40. All our coaches are trained to the highest possible degree and are proud to say wee are a non-discriminatory football club - meaning anyone with any ability or background is welcome.

Autism First

Under the name Autism First, Specialist Autism Services offers a unique service specifically for adults with autism who have additional needs, such as a learning disability and/or other complex support requirements.
With a primary focus on an individual's autistic needs, we provide person-centred support through an autism-specific learning plan that addresses social, physical, sensory and behavioural needs, thereby promoting personal development. We aim to make a positive difference to the lives of the people we support and by using a range of autism-specific approaches tailored to meet an individual's needs and abilities. We can alleviate frustration and reduce anxieties that ultimately facilitate learning.

Autism Hub - Keighley

The Autism Hub is a fun and informative weekly drop in session, the aim of which is to provide information, guidance, signposting, peer support and mentoring for adults with an Autism Spectrum Condition who live in the Keighley district . Participants will get the opportunity for group discussion with peers, guidance and information from our experienced staff team and other professionals, together with an opportunity to engage in 1:1 support to explore more personal issues. The session topics will be discussed and agreed in advance by the members who attend.
The Autism Hub will provide and facilitate the following:
• Confidence building
• Friendships and building social networks
• Post diagnostic support with peers and facilitator
• Aspirational mentoring of younger adults
• Guest speakers from other services/those with specific experiences
• Preparing for employment