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3 Trees Community Support

3 Trees was founded in 1999 by qualified and experienced learning disability nurses when a clear need was identified to support individuals who were being excluded from certain social and community activities. Their knowledge and expertise enabled them to work with these individuals, thus providing a stimulating and rewarding service fulfilling the lives of the people whom they were supporting. This allowed our service users to engage within their communities and further enjoy a more rewarding fulfilling life style.

0117 9505606
Alive N Kicking

A fun healthy lifestyle programme for the whole family. Come along to find out more about healthy eating and doing more physical activity together as a family. We have food tasting sessions and family activity sessions. Take home our weekly recipes to try as a family to become an Alive N Kicking Master Chef!!

We run group programmes for children aged 5-11 years old and 12-16 years old. We also run one to one sessions for children who would prefer not to attend a group programme.

Our programmes are specifically for children who are above the healthy weight and as a family wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes together.

01179 422602
Aqulia – Hope After Heartbreak

Do you or someone you know need support following a relationship breakdown?
Aquila Bristol is facilitated by a group of men and women who have all experienced broken relationships or divorce. The Aquila programme is run over an eight-week period and is a self-help course. Within a confidential, caring, friendly and supportive environment, participants have the opportunity to learn from their past experiences, discover & use coping strategies and understand the issues associated with relationship breakdown. However recently or long ago, if life is a bit tough right now we can help build a happier, more fulfilling future.

Aquila Bristol runs self-help courses for those who are hurting following a relationship breakdown or divorce. We currently run 4 evening courses a year in January, April & September in various locations in Bristol, S. Glos & N. Somerset.

07807 058479
B.U.S.T
Breast Care Centre
Southmead Road
Bristol
BS10 5NB

BUST, the Breast Cancer Unit Support Trust, the Bristol based charity founded by patients for patients to support the work of the Southmead Hospital Breast Care Centre.

01179 566 522 or 07712 114774
Bike Minded – Free, Fun And Friendly Group Cycle Rides

Fresh air, meet others and get some gentle exercise is a great way to improve well-being and confidence! Bike Minded run friendly group cycle rides across Bristol. We run beginner rides from the Greenway Centre once a month from May-Oct. We also offer free 1:1 cycle training if you haven't ridden in a long time (or ever) and would like to learn. All abilities welcome and we have bikes available to borrow. We will be cycling on quiet roads and cycle paths with a café pit stop for a cuppa.

0117 353 4580
Bristol Child Contact Centre
Trinity-Henleaze United Reformed Church
Waterford Road
Bristol
BS9 4BT

The Bristol Child Contact Centre offers supported contact, so it is suitable for families where no significant risk to the child or those around the child has been identified. It is open on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10.00 – 1.00 and 2.00 – 5.00. Please refer to our Calendar Page for exact dates – note some months have 5 Saturdays! This leads to a three week gap between contact sessions. Most contacts happen once or twice a month and last for one and a half hours. It is helpful to know whether families could attend either morning or afternoon.

07511 290505
Bristol Credit Union

Bristol Credit Union (or BCU) is here to help local people make the most of their money, by giving them access to affordable loans and competitive savings accounts. When people put their savings with us, we’re able to help other local people with loans. And because we’re here to support your community, all the money stays in the local economy.

0117 924 7309
Bristol Dementia Action Alliance (BDAA)

Welcome to Bristol Dementia Action Alliance (BDAA). We were formed on the 9th July 2013 as a result of a public meeting asking the question “Is Bristol a Dementia Friendly City?” Our conclusions were that, although there was a lot of support and help for people living with Dementia and their carers, more could be done. Click below on “What we do” to see what we are doing to increase Dementia awareness. We have adopted the Purple Angel Campaign as our main delivery tool. This was started in Torquay by Norman McNamara, a man who has Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Following an incident in a local supermarket where he was treated very badly he and a few of his friends began the campaign and more information on this can be found on www.tdaa.co.uk

Bristol Mediation

Bristol Mediation is a local, charitable organisation with over 25 years’ experience of providing an independent and confidential neighbour and community mediation service. Our expertise is in helping individuals and communities to resolve their differences, and we can offer these services to people living in Bristol and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ensure that everyone in Bristol and the surrounding area has easy and equal access to relevant and usable community conflict resolution services.

0117 941 5379
Bristol Wellbeing College
Second Step
Brunswick Square
St. Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8PE

Our College runs wellbeing courses and workshops across the city of Bristol including Wednesday afternoons in Southmead. To see what workshops are running and to enrol online please visit our website. Office opening hours 9am - 5pm.

0117 914 5498
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