Community Groups

Social Prescribing

Access a range of local community groups, free activities and support for your social, emotional or practical needs. You will be assigned a link worker who will work with you on a one to one basis to help find activities and support services that will improve your wellbeing.

Telephone: 01744 371 111

Website: www.sthelenswellbeing.org.uk

Email: chcp.sthelens@nhs.net

Volunteering

Want to give something back? Looking for experience? Have a few hours to spare? Whatever the reason, make it happen! We have opportunities in various areas; check out the website for opportunities.

Telephone: 01744 371 111

Website: www.sthelenswellbeing.org.uk

Email: chcp.sthelens@nhs.net

Vee's Place

Vee’s Place is a warm and welcoming community support centre, based in Prescot. They provide support for people experiencing disability, poverty, social or economic circumstances and the elderly; ultimately improving their conditions of life.

Telephone: 0151 289 3602

Website: www.veesplaceprescot.co.uk

Email: info@veesplaceprescot.co.uk

Over the Rainbow

A social support group for young LGBT people meets in a safe space on the first Wednesday of the month.

Telephone: 01744 457242 (ask for Emma)

Stroke Association (Aphasia Support)

The Stroke Association provides high quality, up-to-date stroke information and will inform stroke patients, their families and carers about what practical, emotional and financial support is available.

Telephone: 01744 646160

Website: www.stroke.org.uk

Email: jean.hobbs@stroke.org.uk

What's on in Downall Green and Garswood

Community Hall and Playing Fields, Billinge Road

Sunday: Garswood and Seneley Juniors (matches)

Monday: Garswood School of Dance from 16:00

Tuesday: Brownies and Guides from 18:00

Wednesday: Drama from 16:00

Thursday: Rainbows and Brownies from 17:00

Sessions for 10 to 18-year-olds:
Table tennis, first and third Thursday
Body weight fitness, second Thursday
Boxing fitness, third Thursday
Nerf battles, fourth Thursday

Friday: Baby sensory sessions from 10:00

Saturday: Garswood School of Dance from 09:00
Garswood and Seneley Juniors (matches)
Garswood Stags AFC (matches)

Garswood Primary School, Hamilton Road

Thursday: 09:00-10:30, Tots Club; £1.50 (includes tea/coffee for parents/carers)

Let’s Connect

Let’s Connect is a Big Lottery funded project that helps people who are socially isolated or lonely back into their community and  build support networks around the most vulnerable.

Website: www.embracewiganandleigh.org.uk/lets-connect

Community Centres

Interested in enrolling in a new course, want to start a new activity, need a local venue for a meeting or event, thinking of volunteering? Then contact your local Community Centre to find out more…

Websitewww.communitycentres.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

The Society provides reliable up to date information and will inform people affected by MS, their families and carers about what practical, emotional and financial support is available.

Telephone: 07521 166590

Website: www.mssociety.org.uk

Email: sthelens@mssociety.org.uk

Pride in You

Pride in You is a social support group for LGBTQ+ who are 18 and above.

Telephone: 01744 457243 (ask for Emma)

Facebook: @StHelensLGBTnetwork

The Youth Service Offer

St Helens Youth Service provides a three day per week youth offer. It is packed full of different things to do, from arts and sports to health and volunteering, and much more.

Website: yaz.sthelens.gov.uk