Member Directory

Charity Number: 224760
Company Number: 223283

The Guild is set up to provide financial help, practical assistance and pastoral care to needy people residing within the Borough of Bolton. We have been doing this for more than one hundred years.
The Borough consists of Bolton, Horwich, Westhoughton, Farnworth, Blackrod and all the outlying villages plus anywhere else with a BL postcode who pays their council tax to Bolton Council.
Our Bolton Veterans Aid project provides support to an ever growing number of ex-serviceman and woman, and their families, resident in the Borough.

Contact Information

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guildofhelp@btconnect.com
Scott House
27 Silverwell Street
Bolton
BL1 1PP

Support Offered

The Guild has been providing assistance to needy people in Bolton since 1905.
Assistance offered includes the provision of white & brown goods, school uniforms, and debt management advice via our partnership with Christians Against Poverty (CAP). Also, benefits checks via our partnership with Citizens Advice. But we will consider any reasonable requests for help and each case is judged on its merits.
The Guild also acts as a referral agency to local food banks. And, in partnership with Bolton Lions, we provide needy families with sacks of toys at Christmas
We work in partnership with SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity and, also, the Bolton Armed Forces Centre 4 Veterans in support of the military family within the Borough

Charity Number: 1090579
Company Number: 04344486

Caring for people with severe physical disabilities.

Contact Information

http://www.chaseley.org.uk
info@chaseleytrust.org
Chaseley
South Cliff
Eastbourne
BN20 7JH
01323 744 200

Support Offered

Subsidised respite care may be available in cases of financial hardship. Residential and respite/holiday nursing care.

Rehabilitation, physiotherapy, postural and cognitive assessments, day care, counselling, speech and language therapy, bespoke splinting.

Charity Number: 1049041
Company Number: 3091887

Provision of offshore sailing to disabled Ex Service Personnel and their dependants and disabled other people of all ages and disabilities.

Contact Information

http://www.gwennili.org.uk
admin@gwennili.org.uk
Wingham House
Winchester Road
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1BZ

Support Offered

Offshore Sailing
Day Sailing
Cruises varying in length between 2 and 10 days
RYA Practical Courses
Races

Charity Number: 1172407

Aiming to increase community cohesion and tackle social isolation by connecting people. Through the VC Gallery, we work to create meaningful engagement, combat and support poor mental health and social care amongst the Veteran and local communities.
We offer a positive support network, a creative space to help people re-connect through art, workshops, local events and opportunities within the area. We provide a diverse support network to empower and help develop a united, positive and safe environment. We provide weekly art sessions, outreach workshops within schools, memory cafes, retirement homes and for third sector organisations.
We offer a breakfast club once a week and help with housing issues, benefit problems and employment support.

Contact Information

http://www.thevcgallery.com
admin@thevcgallery.com
30 High Street
Haverfordwest
SA61 2DA

Support Offered

We offer peer mentor help, guidance and expertise with all veteran affairs.
We have excellent referral pathways with national organisations and our local Authority, keeping a close connection with the individual we work with a holistic approach to achieve the best outcome at all times.
Our expertise is offering a vibrant, creative space where people can socialise and expressive themselves through art, that can be at our art workshops, or volunteering at memory cafes, schools and residential homes.

Charity Number: 1161554
Company Number: 8443724

Helping Lead Independent Lives.

VETERANS WITH DOGS is the UK’s first Charity organisation training Assistance Dogs for British ex-servicemen and women with service-related mental health conditions.

Veterans train in partnership with dogs, strengthening their bond and understanding, leading to greater independence, improved self-esteem and increased quality of life.

Contact Information

http://www.veteranswithdogs.org.uk
info@veteranswithdogs.org.uk
Hannahs at Seale-Hayne
Howton Lane
Newton Abbot
TQ12 6NQ
0843 2898899

Support Offered

Our Partner Animal Life Skills (PALS) programme helps those with “invisible” injuries regain quality of life and independence.

– Proactive participation
– One to one training
– Residential training

Charity Number: 1112949
Company Number: 05604011

ZANE works to help the most destitute, vulnerable and impoverished people in Zimbabwe.

Contact Information

http://www.zane.uk.com
info@zane.uk.com
PO Box 451
Witney
OX28 9FY

Support Offered

ZANE is the largest supplier of financial aid to elderly people in Zimbabwe who lost their life savings and pensions in the economic collapse and subsequent hyper-inflation. This includes over 600 frail veterans and their widows who
fought for the Crown but have been left destitute with insufficient food and limited healthcare. Only those genuinely in need of assistance receive it.

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