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Name Description
Bradford Quaker Meeting ( Religious Society of Friends)

Bradford Quakers meet for worship on Sundays at 10.30am at the meeting house on Russell St. All are welcome to the simple worship style which is based upon silence and finishes at 11.30am. The Quaker Meeting House also has rooms available to hire for groups and functions.

For room bookings please email quakers.bradford@gmail.com , or call 07518402079 / 01274 492391

Bradford Quaker Meeting, Rooms for hire / office space

Flat for rent above the Meeting House
2 x office rooms
1 x bathroom
1 x kitchen
1 x social / living room
Shared entrance

3 extra meeting / therapy rooms to hire by the hour.

Bradford Railway Circle

Bradford Railway Circle was founded in 1945 and aims to bring together people with a railway interest. Meetings are held on alternate Wednesdays at Sedbergh Youth & Community Centre, Huddersfield Road, Odsal, Bradford. 19.30 for talks, slides, films on video, lectures.
Approx 60 members. The group is aimed at all railway enthusiasts.

Bradford Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors Service

BRC&SASS supports women and girls who have experienced sexual violence at anytime in their lives. Confidentiality is at the heart of our service we undertand how difficult it can be to pick up the phone and ask for help but the helpline is here to listen and understand. We won't judge, we're here to offer support and and help. 01274 308270
Our website gives further details of other services we offer www.bradfordrapecrisis.org.uk

Bradford Refugee Forum

Bradford Refugee Forum (registered charity no. 1171078) supports refugees and refugee organisations across the Bradford district. We aim to be a turning point of hope for refugees and asylum seekers who have newly arrived to the area, offering a welcome and signposting people to the network of support services available in Bradford.

Alongside this we work to make refugees’ voices heard in the wider community, hosting a range of community events that celebrate people’s identity and bring people from different backgrounds together.

Bradford Resource Centre and Community Statistics Project [BRC]

Services at Bradford Resource Centre are currently under review due to uncertainty surrounding funding.
Offers practical resources and organisational support to local community groups and trades unions. Low-cost photocopying/ printing, free Internet access, meeting space, training (particularly welfare rights), community and campaigns library. Also home to Community Statistics Project helping open up statistical information and research skills to voluntary organisations, campaigning groups and community enterprises.

Bradford Speakers Club

We regularly have between 10 to 14 people attending the meetings. This is increased when there are joint meetings with other clubs.
The venue is the Baildon Hall Club, BD17 6NH on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the month at 7.30pm. We welcome those who seek to gain confidence in speaking whether at work or in any other setting, to come and visit us in a friendly environment. The venue is at a site that dates back to 1553. It was the home of Francis Baildon and was a Royalist House during the Civil War. It is said that the ghost of Francis Baildon remains at the Hall, but he has not been seen at any of our meetings!

Bradford Street Angels

We patrol the streets of Bradford city centre on Friday and Saturday evenings, working in cooperation with West Yorkshire police and CCTV. We are alert to anyone who might be vulnerable, whether they are people who are socialising or sleeping rough. We can provide immediate support by accompanying people or providing them with warm clothing and sometimes sleeping bags; we can direct them to public transport; we can make phone calls or refer them to other agencies where this is appropriate.

Bradford Sub Aqua club

Membership by application.
Meet at the club premises -
Fin Inn, Brighouse and Denholme Road, Mountain, Queensbury, Bradford on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30p.m. and at Tong Sport Centre Swimming Pool, Bradford on Mondays at 8:00p.m.
AGM November. Approx 135 members.

Bradford Talking Media

BTM works across the country but particularly; Bradford and Airedale Wharfedale and Craven District creating and delivering accessible information for those people who have difficulty with the written word. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee that owns a 3 storey office and training room facility in a city location with parking. We hold contracts with the Department of Health and Well Being, CBMDC, Engaging people as a partner with HALE for the CCG's and the Bradford Districts and Airedale CCG's Accessible Information delivery work as well as a thriving social enterprise.

We have over 30 years’ experience in enabling and facilitating groups of disabled people to produce accessible information in a wide range of formats from British Sign Language to EasyRead, audio recording, Animations, Film clips, iBook’s and plain English.

BTM's accessible information projects, led by disabled people, are respected and recognised across the district. We have a range of experienced working groups of people who have learning disabilities, people with a visual impairment, mental health service users and d/Deaf people who are British Sign Language users. They begin by discussing the topics and brain storming the most appropriate formats for the designated audience. Once this has been agreed the group then design the new information format and put it together, testing with other relevant wider district focus groups to ensure it is understandable and accessible. We always have a waiting list of people wishing to join the work teams.

BTM also delivers training on the NHS Accessible Information Standard, interactive group workshops and on line ELearning programmes are tailor made to the needs of any Health and Social Care organisation. We have delivered training to CBMDC Residential, Domiciliary and Nursing Home Staff, The GP Practices and many other charitable organisations outside the Bradford District.

Bradford Toy Library and Resource Centre

Well-stocked specialist equipment and toy loan service. Specialist support service for families across Bradford with children 0-25 with disabilities.
We offer support, information, family themed days, Teenzone youth group, Kidzone youth group and a carers' support group.

Bradford Trident

Community led Social enterprise

Bradford Unitarians

Bradford Unitarians provide a fellowship where people come to celebrate worship, to share times of joy and sadness, and help each other in the quest for a faith to live by. We are open to all who wish to worship in a spirit of free enquiry. The congregation is self-governing on democratic principles. We are a spiritual community with many different beliefs. We find our unity in our shared values such as: the nurturing of the spiritual dimension: the use of reason and honest doubt in the search for truth: constructive tolerance and openness towards the sincerely held beliefs of others: peace, compassion, justice and democracy in human affairs: reverence for the earth and the whole natural system of which we are part. Our regular meeting for worship is at 10:45 every Sunday. All ages are welcome. We produce a bi-monthly newsletter available from the secretary.

Bradford Unity Theatre

Open group for people interested in improvisation in Bradford. Improve communication and confidence, break down social barriers and social isolation, unleash your creative powers.

Bradford Urban Wildlife Group

We work with Bradford Council, local groups, local industry and individuals to promote wildlife in all areas of Bradford Met. We look at planning applications where wildlife is threatened. We provide talks in the winter and wildlife walks in the summer. Most talks take place in Shipley Library.

Bradford Waste Chasers Ltd

A not-for-profit worker co-operative set up to promote recycling and better use of resources. We collect waste paper for recycling and also offer a confidential shredding service. We can provide a simple and low cost service to local groups and individuals.

Bradford Women's Aid - Keighley Refuge

Refuge accommodation and support services for women (with or without children) fleeing from domestic abuse. Providing support services for resident women and children including information on benefits, healthcare, legal issues, rehousing, parenting and education. Confidential location.

Bradford WW1 Group

An Interest Group of the Mechanics Institute Library holding a monthly meeting on 4th Wednesday morning each month. A very friendly, sociable group: meetings begin with coffee and biscuits and plenty of chat! Our visiting speakers cover a full range of topics, often referring to Bradford men and women in uniform. We organise battlefield tours and members also research, publish articles and give presentations to local community groups. We have a collection of ephemera large number of displays about Bradford's role in what was a Global conflict. These are on pull-up banners which the public is welcome to borrow - with or without accompanying talk.

Bradford Youth Development Partnership(BYDP)

BYDP is a fun and creative charity at the forefront of youth development, with new projects and partnerships to help improve the lives of young people. BYDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. BYDP is continually seeking opportunities to innovate via activities and create partnerships to provide the best opportunities for young people to thrive. BYDP is raising educational standards through its youth work.

Bradnet - Independent Living Service

Bradnet aims to keep disability as a 'rights' issue, and promotes the social model approach to disability in all of its work.
The Independent Living Service works to promote the independence of individuals by offering choice. Bradnet's person-centred support approach ensures service users' dignity and respect are maintained at all times.
Core services provided by our highly trained Personal Assistants include:
Personal Care e.g. dressing, bathing, shaving, toileting, getting out of bed etc.
Home Support e.g. cooking, cleaning, ironing, opening mail, writing letters etc.
Social Inclusion e.g. service users' independence is maintained whilst accessing the community parks, workshops, day centres and in doing the weekly shop.

Bradnet Ltd

Brandet is a member of the Inspired Neighbourhoods Group providing a complementary framework of services in the health and social care arena.

At Bradnet we recognise that there are many barriers faced by disabled people and others with experiencing disadvantages due to age, mental ill health and poverty in living an independent and quality life. The barriers can vary from physical obstacles, lack of appropriate support to experiencing a lack of opportunity.

Bradnet's person-centred services and initiatives aim to enable disabled people or those facing other forms of disadvantage to have choice and control over their lives, and ensures service users’ dignity and respect are maintained at all times.

Core services provided are:

Independent Living Service - our highly trained Personal Assistants provide care and support including:

• Personal Care e.g. dressing, bathing, shaving, toileting, getting in/out of bed, help with medications etc
• Home Support e.g. cooking, cleaning, ironing, opening mail, writing letters etc
• Social Inclusion e.g. supporting service users with accessing independent travel, leisure and recreational activities, shopping etc

Other Services and Initiatives:

• Information, advice and guidance
• User forums
• Consultation initiatives
• Supported activities e.g. leisure trips, short breaks etc

As part of the complementary services within the group, service users can access:

• Mental health support
• Welfare rights advice
• Volunteering
• Strategic consultancy

Brathay Trust

At Brathay we know everyone has the capacity to do extraordinary things that can inspire and benefit others.
This drives our mission to improve the life chances of children, young people and families by inspiring them to engage positively in their communities.
We believe that young people learn best through experience, which we achieve through outdoor and creative activities that unlock their potential.
We work throughout the UK to inspire people and organisations to achieve and deliver results from our network of locations across the North of England including our inspiring Lake District base.
Our expert teams engage and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the Brathay effect, enthused by our belief in the transformational power of people working together.

Bread + Roses

Bread + Roses is an enterprise of The Bradford Co-operative Association Ltd, which aims to build a co-operative platform of opportunities, resources, skills, and services for the benefit of our members and the people of Bradford.

We are proud to be part of a global co-operative movement, towards a fairer, more equal and more rewarding way of working. In August 2018, the co-operative opened Bread + Roses – a vegetarian / vegan cafe, events venue and coworking space.

Guided by a commitment to building stronger, united and resilient communities, our aim is to create a positive and supportive space for the people of Bradford to come together.

Breakfast Club for mothers' with young children.

10.30 meet up time, various activities along with breakfast - donations of breakfast food where possible -this is for under school aged children only.

Breakin (Breakdance) Classes

Quality breakin / breakdance classes in the heart of Bradford city at WYSH/Dancestars (West Yorkshire Studio Hire). These class are for the inner city community aimed to improve physical and mental health. We aim to provide a positive social environment. Where young people can thrive and enjoy the benefits of this amazing dance culture known as hip hop.

Please don't hesitate to contact us, beginners are welcome. Start your journey today.

Saturdays at 14:00-16:00
£4

3rd Floor, 114 Sunbridge Rd (0.37 km) BD1 2NE City of Bradford

Tech Styles International works in partnership with Bradford organisations to facilitate projects which impact the community and aim to change the lives of children, young people & adults. For this project we are working with Bradford VCS and Tranquil Productions to deliver these classes.

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