Tag Archives: Health & Social Care

Arts 2 Heal

22 Shear Bank Rd

Contact: Banu Adam

Tel: 07792 998963


Web: www.arts2heal.org


About Us

The Charity “Arts 2 Heal” is set up for “The advancement of health” – specifically mental health of vulnerable individuals. Primary aim to provide arts based activities to develop skills of emotional resilience, control, self-acceptance, tolerance, and responsibility. Secondary aim to increase: engagement with culture, social interaction, and contribution to the group / society (employability skills).



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Certain Curtain Theatre

Unit 128 Oyston Mill
Strand Road

 Claire Moore

Tel: 01772 731024  


Web: www.cctheatre.co.uk



A not-for-profit professional touring theatre company – specialising in writing and producing original dynamic live theatre. Often exploring important social issues; domestic abuse, teenage pregnancy, gun crime. Established in 1989 the company tours across the UK taking live theatre to community spaces improving access to the arts and utilising theatre for the education of all.




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7 Lineside Close
L25 2UD

 Dave Packwood

Tel: 0151 488 1100


Web: www.barnardos.org.uk



As one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, Barnardo’s works directly with 248,000 children, young people, parents and carers every year. We run over 996 vital services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.

Every Barnardo’s service is different but each believes in the potential in every child and young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.




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Suite 2, Waterside
St James Court West

 Sarah Calderbank

Tel: 07597 942494


Web: www.dancesyndrome.co.uk



DanceSyndrome is an inclusive arts charity that aims to inform and empower people through dance. Our trained dancers, both with and without learning disabilities, work alongside each other to offer community dance workshops for anyone who wants to improve their physical health and personal wellbeing. As well as offering community dance workshops across the North West, we also provide dance leadership training to empower people with and without learning disabilities to become Dance Leaders and to gain the knowledge, skills and ability to co-deliver inclusive dance sessions. DanceSyndrome also perform live at a variety of public and private events across the UK, including community showcases, festivals, fundraising events, national conferences, AGMs, universities, schools and even parties and weddings! DanceSyndrome opens eyes. A performance allows us to share with you how powerful dance can be and allows us to challenge perceptions and demonstrate ability rather than disability.




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Listening Tree CIC

3 Honeysuckle Close
Nr Chorley

Sally Proctor

Tel: 01257 752192


Web: www.listeningtree.org.uk



Listening Tree CIC is a counselling consultancy & training service dedicated to improving emotional well-being & mental health in children & young people.

We provide support both directly & indirectly to children, young people, school staff & other professionals through training, supervision & consultancy.We have a particular interest in bereavement support as this is where a lot of our passion and expertise lies.




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Inter Madrassah Organisation

Unit 11, Business Development Centre
Eanam Wharf

Stephen Jones

Tel: 07973 860717


Email: stephen.jones@inter-madrassah.org

Web: www.inter-madrassah.org




A grassroots charity based in the heart of Blackburn. We have been operating since 2006 and work with young and old people in supporting them on various health & wellbeing, education & employability and Sports & Development.

Our work got recognised in 2016 by her Majesty and we were awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Voluntary Services.

Our strength is in engaging with BAME, Assulym and Refugee community and we as an organisation are big in engaging and supporting all.





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SHAPE Lancashire Community Interest Company

14 Church Road
Bamber Bridge


Contact: Kate Eastwood and Mandy Foster


Tel: 07966 531797 or 07947 715123

Email: kate.eastwood@shapelancashire.co.uk / mandy.foster@shapelancashire.co.uk


About Us

SHAPE Lancashire is a newly established Community Interest Company. We aim to deliver projects in the community across Lancashire that will improve the lives of the people living there. We aim to deliver projects including, but not exclusive to, Sports, Health and Wellbeing, Enviromental, Volunteering.

Although newly established as a CIC, we have have been delivering projects in Lancashire for over 20 years in previous employment. We have delivered a wide range of projects and always deliver outcomes. We are passionate about what we do, and believe our strength is in community enagement.




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Communicate SLT CIC

Manse Housecommunicate-slt
49 Hardhorn Road

Jill Threlfall

Tel: 01253 462123


Web: www.communicate-slt.org.uk

About Us

2017 will mark Communicate’s 6 year anniversary of delivering high quality, needs led and effective services within the North West. Whilst celebrating the achievements of the last six years, we will take the opportunity to review our mission, vision and values as a foundation for the future. We aim to establish a 5 year strategic plan based on the key drivers of Sustainability, Team, Leadership and High Quality to support Communicate’s continued growth and development. We are looking forward to continuing working in partnership to maximise life chances by enabling effective Speech, Language and Communication.




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Life Long Song Ltd

165 Blackburn RdLife Long Song Logo

Contact: Janet Wright

Tel: 01257 276178


Email: wright.j56@gmail.com



‘Life Long Song’ is a service offering a musical experience to the community focusing on the Third and Fourth Age. We believe that there is a great need for initiatives that support the well-being and productivity of older people. We aim to draw people together to experience all aspects of shared music-making and singing. Within the framework we have developed of musical activity and communication, many immediate benefits are realised. These are social, emotional, physiological and cognitive.

Participants are seated in a circle where they are able to move, communicate, listen, watch and respond. There are warm-up songs, a welcome song, responses encouraged to interesting recorded music, appropriate and meaningful use of instruments and sound makers to fit with a song or recording, all adding enjoyment. Activities might include the use of stimulating props (scarves, ribbons, parachutes etc.)

Ali and Janet work together to ensure pace and awareness of the needs and skills of the group. With this level of mutual support it is possible to develop part work, both instrumental and vocal. Music enables, enriches and energises.




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Divine Days Community Arts CIC

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Contact: Katie Whitehead

Tel: 07896 137 236

Email: katie@divinedays.co.uk



Divine Days Community Arts CIC is set up to make the Arts accessible to all – we run various creative workshops including Music, Dance, Creative Art and Relaxation.

We have 3 Creative Dance groups for adults with additional needs and we perform in schools delivering interactive workshops to raise awareness and promote inclusion and acceptance. We also offer Creative Workshops for schools to explore themes around Health and Wellbeing and self expression.

Our Award Winning Creative Dance Groups are available for bookings whether as part of your training to raise awareness of additional needs or as part of your celebration event.

We offer a Sensory programme which we deliver in Dementia Care Homes and community settings.

We run Creative workshops for adults living with long term health conditions




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