Directory

Name Description
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

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

Dementia Advisor 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. This is a time limited service.

Dementia Support Worker Service
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 stressful situations to looking at alternative accommodation. Anyone can refer into this service.

We also offer a number of groups such as sing group, carers support group and Wellbeing Cafes - for more information ring 01274 586008.

Dementia Friendly Communities
We work with local communities and Businesses to support them to become more Dementia Friendly .

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

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.

Ark charity shop

Sells items such as clothes, toys, bric-a-brac, books, cds, dvds and electrical goods.

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.

Ascendance

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

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 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

AWARE - Airedale and Wharfedale Autism Resource

AWARE supports parents, carers, siblings, professionals and interested parties in the care and support of those with an autistic spectrum condition. Open to anyone involved with a person with an autistic spectrum condition, or who has an ASC diagnosis themselves. We have a monthly newsletter and meetings with speakers on relevant topics, also an extensive library on autism. We run youth clubs, a holiday scheme, monthly trips scheme for 12 - 16s and over 16s and other children's activities.
Children's activities mainly based at Addingham Youth Centre.
Membership open to anyone, not exclusive to those living in Airedale and Wharfedale. We don't insist on children/young people having a diagnosis before joining.

Baildon Community Link

Baildon Community Link is a community centre which runs a variety of activities for all ages: Social Activity Days, Youth Club, a Thursday Cafe, Seniors' Active Exercise, Seated Exercise, Rag Rugging, Monday Afternoon Women Singers, Painting, Games afternoon (Bridge), Parkinson's group, Rainbow Guides and Yoga.

Baildon Community Link: Social Activity Days

Social Activity Days for older people living in Baildon.

Baildon Imagination Library

We are a small charity of 5 trustees, all unpaid volunteers, established in 2015 with the aim of getting more children enjoying to read, parents and guardians to read to them, to develop a love of reading for life and imagination. We’d also like to help improve literacy levels and ensure children are ready for school.
If you live in BD17 with a child or children under 5 you can register free here for them to receive a free book posted to them every month until their fifth birthday - just follow the link that says "Can I register my child?" http://imaginationlibrary.com/uk/

Baildon Orchestra

Meets at Baildon Community Link, 35 Cliffe Avenue, Baildon on Thursday evenings at 7.45pm to 9:45pm. Plays classical and light music.
We try to maintain an orchestra with strings and standard woodwind, 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets. We have given concerts of light music-show selections, Gilbert and Sullivan, light classics free of charge for pensioners groups and the Arthritis Care Association and others.
The aim of the orchestra is to promote the experience of playing music live and enjoying it. We are open to anyone who can show a basic competence in playing an instrument.

BAME Voices Yorkshire

Who are we?
We are a group called; Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Voice (BAME).
We are part of the Learning Disability Partnership Board also called the LDPB
We want to give people from minority groups in Bradford and District a voice and a chance to make their lives better.
What we do?
We help people understand about people with a Learning disability from BAME background across Bradford and District.
We find out what things are important for people with Learning Disabilities we and ask the council, police, doctors and other people to listen to our problems and help us.
We want to let people with learning disabilities know about the help and support that they can have.
We want to make sure our voice is heard at the learning Disability Partnership Board. The reason we do this is so that people from a BAME background can live a better life.
Our message:
We want to have a strong voice.
We want to do this by:
Getting people with learning disabilities involved.
Raising awareness.
Getting people to listen.
We want to make sure things get done.
We want a strong link with the Learning Disability Partnership Board.
We want to do this by having more people from a BAME background involved in different groups of the Learning Disability Partnership Board, so we can make more of a difference.

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