Critters Kitchen

We are a pet food bank for Rotherham & Doncaster, we provide pet food parcels for people suffering financial hardship, we work with local foodbanks, social workers & support workers, to provide food to people with animals in need of…

Book Day Everyday (Young Readers Community)

Book Day Everyday is a flexible young readers local book club for those 16 or over in Rotherham or Sheffield, acting as a support group as well bringing together like minded individuals. Our preferred reading genres include psychological thrillers, suspense…

Northern College for Adults

Northern College, based in Wentworth Castle in Barnsley, is the only adult residential college in the North supporting adults to re-enter education to upskill, progress, gain employment or retrain for a new career. The ultimate goal is to transform lives…

Rotherham Library Service online

During lockdown Rotherham Libraries are offering some exciting activities and resources to keep families informed and entertained. For those who had already borrowed books, there will be no overdue charges payable and the Library Service is simply asking people to…

Live Inclusive

The Community Integration Service aims to offer help to reduce social isolation and has 3 strands: Advice and Information – includes looking for groups to try out, benefits support if needed, help to apply for a blue badge and more….

BME young people and carers CIC

BME young people and carers CIC provides social activities for BME young people with disabilities and their siblings. With face to face group sessions and activities suspended until further notice we are offering one-to-one support to families and young people…

Healthwatch Rotherham

Who we are and what we do We are the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care. Our sole purpose…

Rotherham and Dearne Valley Methodist Circuit

The circuit superintendent and pastoral staff have been very busy recording video messages to keep in touch with you, and you can see them all on the new video page. You can also join in the conversation on the circuit Facebook page….

Unity Centre Rotherham

The Unity Centre is a thriving multi-purpose community resource that provides a wide range of services, activities and meeting spaces for people of all ages. As a registered charity based in the heart of Rotherham,  we are a growing facility with…

Get Healthy Rotherham

The smallest of changes to your lifestyle can make a real difference to your health, and Get Healthy Rotherham is here to help support you in making those changes. Get Healthy Rotherham is a FREE service that helps the people of Rotherham to stop…

No Panic Sheffield

We at No Panic Sheffield are still here to support you. Our online twice weekly sessions can help to provide self-help and coping strategies for those over 18 with a range of mental health issues such as; anxiety, depression, low…

The Partially Sighted Society

UPDATE JULY 2021 “We are reopening our doors slowly and safely for our service users to finally join us again! We are excited to be welcoming you all back and have an array of activities, which dates can be found…

South Yorkshire Eating Disorders Association

We are an independent charity, originally established in 1996 by a group of people who were affected by eating disorders and who were concerned that they were not able to find helpful information, guidance and help when they needed it….

CISWO The Coal Mining Charity

Improving the lives of those facing disadvantage due to the impact of the coal mining industry. We’re here to improve the lives of former coal miners and their families. Through our personal welfare service we aim to enhance living conditions,…

Rotherham Sight and Sound

Rotherham Sight & Sound is a sensory service delivering services to people with a visual impairment and deaf people, both hearing aid users and British Sign Language (BSL) users, as well as people with a dual sensory loss (deafblind). Following…

British Red Cross South Yorkshire Resources

In light of Covid-19, we are actively; Carrying practical supplies such as clothing, hygiene kits and cash cards etc. for those in crisis via our response unit Transporting goods and people (subject to a Covid-19 risk assessment) Assisting with food…

Rotherham Minster

THE MINSTER CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS ROTHERHAM More commonly known as Rotherham Minster, the Minster Parish Church has stood at the heart of Rotherham town centre for over a thousand years. Today it is a place of regular Christian worship,…

Macmillan Advocacy Service

In light of Covid-19, we are actively; – Signposting to other services – Social Isolation Phone Calls – Casework support for people affected by cancer – Telephone web-chat and video calls for existing clients – Telephone, web-chat and video calls…

brainstrust – the brain cancer people

Aims & Activities Our aim is to give everyone diagnosed with a brain tumour access to the resources that will put them back in control. Our coaching based relationship with brain tumor patients and carers enables them to develop their…

Rotherham Local History Society

We are not currently meeting, However we are hoping to be soon. Group Aims To promote the rich history of our town and local area. To try and encourage in all ages an interest in their town’s past history. Group…

Clifton Park & Museum

Group Aims & Activities Clifton House, built in 1783, and it’s grounds were formerley the property of the Walker family who ran the Rotherham Ironworks. Known today as Clifton Park & Museum they offer an exciting experience that everyone can…

Rotherham Theatres

Update – The theatre plans to reopen autumn 2021 ************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Civic Theatre is a converted Congregational church in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England which is now a medium-scale proscenium arch theatre playing host to a wide program of professional and amateur dance, drama, musicals, children’s theatre, comedy, music and pantomime. Find…

Art of Wellbeing

Art of Wellbeing: Quilting (Rotherham) Active Independence will be continuing to run our Quilting Group with Rotherham Project Linus Group during 2022. The sessions will happen once a month every second Tuesdays 12pm – 2:30pm until July. The sessions will…

Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre

Group Aims & Activities Campsite and activity centre open to all. We believe that through adventure, young people learn, teamwork, trust, problem solving and many more skills. Hesley Wood offers a fantastic location to learn by doing in a safe,…

Artful – Make it happen

Group Aims Artful is a social enterprise using the arts as an inspirational tool for community engagement. Our aims are: To identify and create opportunities for community engagement that inspire and enable people. To create a sense of pride and…

Coryllion Choir

Group Aims & Activities: We rehearse weekly on a Thursday at St, Alban’s Church, Wickersley (7.00pm-8.30pm). Coryllion Choir currently has 20+ members. However, we are always seeking to grow the choir. We welcome singers of any part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor…

Haven

Group Aims & Activities Haven was established over 40-years ago as an independent charity delivering specialist services across Sheffield and potentially South Yorkshire. Our focus is on children and young people (CYP) affected by Domestic Abuse, we are the only…

Re-engage

Group Aims At Re-engage, we work within local communities to set up regular social gatherings for small groups of people over 75 who live on their own, and are hoping to find new ways to get out and about that…

Sporting Chance: Rotherham Healthy Lifestyle Group

Sporting Chance are now running numerous activities online, dial in and by post : We have a weekly general knowledge  quiz on zoom every Tuesday afternoon  from 2-30 to 3-15  (this can be accesed via lap top I pad or…

Carers Dementia Service

Group Aims and Activities: Making Space staff offer information, advice and emotional support to people living with Dementia and their carers. They offer phone contact, home visits and four memory cafes each month in Dalton, Maltby, Thurcroft and Wath upon…

Rotherham Deaf Connections

Group Aims and Activities: Our aim is to support deaf children and their families to promote positive networks and for deaf children to reduce the risk of feeling isolated and negative physical, mental and emotional well being by encouraging deaf…

Inclusion Support Solutions

Group Aims & Activities Inclusion Support Solutions aims to support inclusion by providing staff with the knowledge to promote an inclusive society and improve the educational outcomes for autistic children. We aim to equip parents with the knowledge required to…

Rotherham Wah Hong Chinese Association

***Update June 2021*** currently no meeting / indoor activity but we have a community allotment at st leonards rd, s65 where some members have grown and share the produce. volunteers welcome ****************************** Group Aims To promote health and social welfare…

The Foster Care Co-Operative

Group Aims and Activities The Foster Care Co-operative is the only not-for-profit fostering organisation in the UK operating as a co-operative.  The focus of the organisation is to raise awareness about the need for foster carers in the region.  They…

Light Peer Support

|Group Aims: Light is a charity working to support the emotional wellbeing and mental health of mums and their families in Sheffield and beyond, during pregnancy, birth and afterwards. Our overall aims are: To provide support to families who are…

Rotherham Volunteer Centre

Group Aims and Activities: Rotherham Volunteer Centre provides a free brokerage service for Rotherham people who are looking to volunteer. We advertise a range of volunteer roles across a number of different areas of interest and activities. Most of our roles…

Kashmiri and Yemni Older Peoples Group

Group Aims The group holds a once weekly session for older people from the BME community with the aim to combat social isolation and increase social interaction within the BME communities. It is borough wide and transport is offered. Group…

Mencap Positive Futures

Group Aims & Activities Positive Futures is a tailored training programme for the 16 to 24 with a learning disability. Our aim is to provide the opportunity to progress their personal confidence, motivation and communication skills. The primary objective is…

Fisherman’s Friends

Group Aims To help people with mental heath problems and disabled people to get back into the community. Group Activities We help people to get out and back into the community by running a group for people who enjoy fishing….

CTS Training

Group Aims Our aim is to provide all learners with the skills, motivation, work ethic and qualifications to enhance their expectations and contribute to the success of the local economy, focusing the vision of People, Opportunities and Change. Group Activities…

Social Enterprise International Ltd

Group Aims Social Enterprise International Ltd ( formerly Social Enterprise Europe Ltd) are founders of the Social enterprise movement in the UK and now work across the globe in over 40 countries.  We have a strong team made up of…

Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now: ‘Breast Cancer Care’ and ‘Breast Cancer Now’ merged in 2019. We united to create one charity for everyone affected by breast cancer and are the UK’s first comprehensive breast cancer charity. As of 1 October 2019, we…

Rotherham Market Committee Group

Group Aims & Activities We are a market committee who aims to benefit Rotherham Community and Market by putting on events and activities.

Helping Yorkshire Poundies

About Us Helping Yorkshire Poundies now has a very small team of volunteers (we are always looking for more dedicated volunteers!) who work tirelessly to help dogs on death row. We are based in Rotherham, please email only to arrange…

Cancer Research UK Charity Shop (Superstore)

Group aims: Enjoy bargain-hunting and uncovering treasure in charity shops? You’ll love our new superstores! Everything costs £5 or less (£3 or less in some stores), and as each superstore is up to 4 times bigger than our high street shops you’ll find a huge selection of clothing, accessories, books, DVDs…

Aspire Independent Support

About Us Aspire is an organisation that specialises in tailoring high quality support to service users based on their individual needs. Our Services We help people to live in the community as independently as they want to, with access to…

Paiges Project

Group Aims & Activities Paige’s Project is a social action group for young people aged 11-25 with an invisible illness which aims to provide a support network, allow young people to make friends, and to help young people grow as…

early years alliance

Our vision Our vision is a society where every child enjoys the opportunity to learn through play. We believe families should be at the centre of policy-making and empowered to become fully involved with their child’s learning and development. Our mission To support early years providers to…

The Meeting Place (Jupeter Ltd)

Jupeter – Known as Meeting Place is the new organisation following on from Mencap Meeting Place and has been formed in order to provide a safe place for vulnerable people to be able to socialise and relax. Offering weekly social sessions, regular…

Flourish Enterprises

Group Aims Our aims are to deliver excellent care and support throughout our Personal Care arm, our Personal Growth Programme and through engagement with our local communities. Group Activities Our Personal Care arm, Woodfield24, provides domiciliary care thoughout our local…

Yorkshire MESMAC

Yorkshire MESMAC is a community based sexual health charity offering information, advice, guidance, HIV testing, STI screening, training, condom distribution, and outreach.

Rotherham Pride

Group Aims and Activities Rotherham Pride hosts an annual LGBT+ Pride event which is free, family friendly, community event and has been organised by a dedicated team of volunteers since 2013. Rotherham Pride host further community engagement events throughout the…

The Archway Foundation (Rotherham)

Group Aims The Archway Foundation, Rotherham, is a charity that helps alleviate loneliness by providing a variety of social activities. This offers the opportunity to meet new people and make friends in a friendly and supportive environment. Group Activities Unfortunately…

The Avalon Group

Group Aims The Avalon Group is an award-winning charity providing flexible person-centred care, support and companionship for everyday life, housing, learning and employment. We provide support to a wide range of individuals across the North of England. Our customers include…

The Compassionate Friends

Group Aims: The Compassionate Friends is an organisation of bereaved parents offering support, understanding and friendship to others after the loss of a child, of any age, from any cause. Group Activities: The Compassionate Friends is an organisation of bereaved…

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Group Aims & Activities: The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone affected by the condition. Our mission  The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is fighting for a life…

Specialist Training Services – Autism Plus

Group Aims & Activities A social enterprise providing specialist training in autism. They spread awareness and understanding of autism in organisations, businesses and services. The training is delivered by an individual with autism, supported by a facilitator. Contact them today…

First Routes – Autism Plus

Group Aims & Activities First Routes is a specialist employment service that helps people with autism or Asperger Syndrome to increase their confidence and employability skills. Support is tailored to suit your needs with the ultimate goal of moving towards…

The Rotary Club of Rotherham Sitwell

Group Aims and Activities We are part of Rotary International and our motto is “service above self”. We are a group of individuals, that support local, national and international charities by fund raising and offering practical help where appropriate. We…

Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Group Aims DCRT is an environmental charity working across the Don Catchment – this includes the River Don, as well as connecting rivers. The aim of the Trust is to reconnect people, communities and decision makers back to the River…

Pets as Therapy

Group Aims & Activities Pets As Therapy is a national charity founded in 1983 by Lesley Scott-Ordish. We enhance health and wellbeing in the community through the visits of trusted volunteers with their behaviourally assessed animals. We provide a visiting…

Ashiana Sheffield

Group Aims & Activities Ashiana Sheffield works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) adults, children and young people to escape violence and abuse and specialise in those areas of abuse which are most prevalent within BAMER communities such…

Centenary Project

Group Aims & Activities The Centenary Project is an exciting initiative created by the Diocese of Sheffield to equip local churches, enabling them to effectively engage, nurture and disciple a new generation of children, young people and families. The Centenary…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

Group Aims To preserve railway heritage and educate the community on the railway, its history and environs. Group Activities Elsecar Heritage Railway is South Yorkshire’s only Heritage Railway. Currently operating on a one mile section of track, passengers are pulled…

Rotherham Diabetes UK Group

Group Aims and Activities Diabetes UK, the charity for people with diabetes, their relatives and carers, has a network of over 200 local groups. Rotherham Group was formed in 1979 to provide support, education, information and companionship for people affected…

Hope for Justice

Group Aims We exist to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives, and reforming society. We believe freedom is worth the fight. We believe justice is non-negotiable. We refuse to abandon the least, the…

Barnardo’s Rotherham Young Carers Services

Group Aims and Activities: The service provides support to children and young people from the age of 8 to 18 (up to 19th birthday) who give care to someone in their family, usually a parent, grandparent, sibling, or someone very…

Friends of Rotherham Portage Service

Group aims and activities Friends of Rotherham Portage Service is an organisation that aims at raising funds to extend the range of activities offered to parents and children benefiting from the support from Rotherham Portage Service. Through Friends of Portage…

Parents Against Child Exploitation

Group Aims Pace works alongside parents and carers of children who are – or are at risk of being – sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family. We offer guidance and training to professionals on how child sexual exploitation affects…

Nacro

Our vision A socially just country where people feel safe, are supported to reach their aspirations and communities are crime free. Our values We focus on outcomes We work effectively to deliver the right results. We support people to achieve…

YAWR Services

Group Aims & Activities YAWR SERVICES (You asked we responded) We help to enable communities in Rotherham to control their own lives and live independently through the provision of health and social care facilities, advocacy and information support services. We…

Independent Age free advice service for older people

Group Aims and Activities Whatever happens as we get older, we all want to remain independent and live life on our own terms. That’s why, as well as offering regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice, Independent Age can…

Yorkshire Cancer Research

Group Aims & Activities: Yorkshire Cancer Research helps the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. We are the only charity dedicated to addressing specific cancer problems in Yorkshire, by funding research projects right here in our region….

Rethink Rotherham Support Group

Group aims Our Rotherham Support Group offers people with mental illness the chance to come together in a relaxed and welcoming space. Our friendly group meet every week to socialise, share experiences and offer support and encouragement to one and…

Rotherham in Root

Group Aims and Activities Rotherham in Root: Promoting food growing in the community. We have community gardens in several areas where volunteers can join in, learn new skills and grow fruit and vegetables. These include: a plot in the walled…

Newlife The Charity for Disabled Children

Group Aims & Activities Our Nurses support families, our researchers work to improve children’s health, our dedicated team campaign for a fairer deal and our volunteers and supporters know that 100% of every penny they donate or fundraise will be…

Rotherham Football Centre

Group Aims & Activities We are a indoor sports centre, based in Eastwood. We have 4 indoor football pitches and and a boxing gym. We aim to bring communities and people together by using sport as medium. We aim to…

Frack Free South Yorkshire

Who are we? We are not crazies, we just want to make sure our children have pollution free water to drink and clean air to breathe. Frack Free South Yorkshire is a single issue community group set up in response…

Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance

Group aims Working towards Making Rotherham a Dementia Friendly Town Dementia Action Alliance was formed in October 2010 and is made up of over 2,600 national and local organisations committed to transforming the quality of life of people living with…

AbilityNet ITCanHelp

Group Aims and Activities AbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education. AbilityNet ITCanHelp is a free service for disabled or elderly people around the…

British Red Cross (Yorkshire)

Group Aims and Activities British Red Cross Mission is to mobilise the power of humanity so that individuals and communities have capacity to prepare for, deal with and recover from crisis.  

Gallery Town

Group Aims and Activities The Project inspires all the local primary schools to engage with the Art through a scheme called Picture This – and by placing their artwork within the Town Centre on a large scale it gives them…

Heeley Trust

Group Aims Heeley Trust is a community anchor, a charity working in Heeley and Meersbrook, a local employer with a team of around 30 staff and we’re lucky to have the invaluable support of an even bigger team of volunteers….

A.L.D (Adult Learning Difficulties Club)

Group Aims & Activities: Providing quality support in the community for adults with learning difficulties. About Us The A.L.D. Club is a parent run group for people with learning difficulties and has been established for over 10 years. Meetings take…

Crisis Skylight South Yorkshire

Group Aims: Crisis Skylight South Yorkshire is an outreach service for homeless and vulnerably housed people delivering courses and activities within hostels and day centres in partner organisations, and within local community venues. Group Activities: Our one to one services provide support to help…

The Rainbow Project

Group Aims & Activities We provide a safe, confidential and caring environment for clients and their families with the long term aim to provide residential facilities for the homeless LGBT community. We aim to provide education, training and support to…

Church Army

Group Aims Church Army’s vision is for everyone everywhere to encounter God’s love, and be empowered to transform their communities through faith shared in words and action. We work across the British Isles and Ireland in a variety of contexts,…

Royal British Legion

Group Aims and Activities The Royal British Legion is here to help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families. And we’re not going anywhere. We support serving and ex-serving personnel all year round, every day of the week. Our support…

Charity Bank

Group Aims and Activities Charity Bank is unique in that we aim to provide loan finance specific to the needs of organisations that are not for private profit. Both the social and financial returns of our investments are important to…

Rotherham Parent Carers Forum (RPCF)

What is Rotherham Parent Carers Forum? Our organisation aims to reduce isolation for families, by ensuring there are opportunities to meet others and access good quality health, education, social care and leisure provision. We also work closely with a variety…

Spectrum Futures

Group aims Spectrum Futures CIC is a not-for-profit company specialising in the provision of professional, affordable financial and back office support services to all sectors including private, statutory and voluntary and community. Group activities Our specialist and highly knowledgeable team…

Sheffield PDSA Pet Hospital

Updated: May 2021 As lockdown restrictions begin to lift across the UK, we will slowly be returning to a more ‘normal’ way of working in our Pet Hospitals. The number of staff and clients we can have within our hospitals…

BE-Together

Group Aims & Activities B&E Together has been established as a Not for Profit company established with 2 main objectives: 1. To benefit young people and communities across South Yorkshire by providing a dedicated Employer Engagement and Work Related Learning…

Valley Park Combined Bowls Ltd

Well, here we are  with still no idea when we will be back on the green. Very hopeful it will be spring by which time we should just about all be vaccinated and we are hoping to be back.  …

Humber Learning Consortium

Group Aims At Humber Learning Consortium (HLC) we are passionate about learning. We believe that voluntary and community organisations are best placed to work with hard-to-reach learners and make a positive difference to their lives and aspirations. Established in 2002,…

Learn to Re-create

Group Aims and Activities We deliver training in Fashion and Textiles craft manufacture to enable unemployed people gain skills to find work in this sector. We also provide clothes and textiles contract production services to commercial businesses.

FareShare Yorkshire

About us FareShare Yorkshire works in partnership with the UK’s largest food charity, FareShare. We are part of a network of 25 regional centres located across the UK, of which we operate three (Barnsley, Leeds and our Yorkshire Storage HUB). We…

Heart Research UK

Group Aims & Activities Proud to stand out from the crowd, Heart Research UK is the charity dedicated your heart. We inspire and invest in pioneering medical research, ground-breaking training and education, and in communities to improve their heart health…

Autism Plus Ltd Sheffield

Group aims: We are a charity who provide support services for adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Group activities: We offer residential, supported living, adult learning, community support and employment support. We believe everyone…

Tourettes Action

Group Aims and Activities: Tourettes Action has a network of support groups in England, Wales and Northern Ireland coordinated by volunteers with Tourette Syndrome (TS) or who have a family member with TS. Contacting others for support, to share information…

St John Ambulance

We are St John Ambulance, the charity that steps forward in the moments that matter to support communities and save lives. We recognise the difference that rapid response to an emergency can make. We empower people of all ages with…

National Trust

Group Aims We’re a charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy. More than 120 years later, these values are still at…

The Brelms Trust

The Brelms Trust is a small Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), originally set up as a Charitable Trust in 2007, offering grants to a wide variety of charities and community projects. Funding is given exclusively to charities based in Yorkshire and…

BADAW – Barnsley & District Animal Welfare

Group Aim Barnsley and District Animal Welfare (BADAW) was formed early in 2008 and achieved registered charity status in February 2009. Our charity registration number is 1128029. We rescue abandoned and unwanted dogs with the aim of finding them new, forever homes….

RADAR Dog Rescue

About Us ESTABLISHED IN 2012 RADAR is a registered charity (no:1152169) that became operational on the 1st of May 2012, rehoming four dogs within the first month of opening. The momentum has not stopped and has proven tough at times…

Grimm and Co Ltd

Group Aims: Grimm and Co is a writing charity for children and young people (age 7-18). We run innovative, energised, exciting and artistic activities that unleash imaginations and help young people to unlock and realise their potential. We publish, perform…

Cavendish Cancer Care

Group Aims Cavendish Cancer Care is a Sheffield charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with cancer and their loved ones. Since 1991, we’ve been helping people across South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Run by…

Sheffield & Rotherham Home Birth Support Group

Group Aims & Activities If you are planning a home birth, are just intrigued about the possibility or have had a home birth and want to share your experience, then please come along to our Home Birth Group. It’s a…

Sheffield Area Kidney Association

Group Aims and Activities: SAKA was formed in 1976 to help local kidney patients (and their families) treated by the Sheffield Kidney Institute – whether at the Northern General Hospital or at one of the satellite dialysis units in Barnsley, Chesterfield, Rotherham or South Sheffield…

Sheffield Deaf Childrens Society

What We Do We provide support and impartial advice to families with deaf and hearing impaired children in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Chesterfield and the surrounding areas.    Throughout the year we host events to give children the opportunity to try different activities…

Mama Africa Rotherham

Group Aims and Activities: We are a group of African ladies who formed a Tenants and Residents Group in order to be able to help other ladies integrate in the community and socialise to reduce isolation. We also do activities…

Marie Curie

Group Aims and Activities Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering…

Paces – Sheffield

Who We Are Paces is a leading specialist centre for children with Cerebral Palsy and other motor disorders, with an ever growing reputation for excellence in Conductive Education. Conductive Education as a holistic approach is unique and is highly effective…

The Brain Tumour Charity

Group Aims OUR VISION IS FOR A WORLD WHERE BRAIN TUMOURS ARE DEFEATED. Your brain is the most extraordinary part of your body. It’s responsible for your ability to move and to communicate. It controls your emotions and stores your…

Endeavour

Our Vision We believe that every young person deserves to have the skills, knowledge and resilience to create a positive future. We achieve Our Vision through: Recognising that each young person is unique and has their own way of seeing and understanding…

Catch 22

Group Aims & Activities Justice Offender management, violence reduction interventions, rehabilitation and victim services. Working with young people and adults, we provide intervention services in custody and in the community that are focused on building strong, consistent and trusting relationships…

Remedi

Group Aims and Activities Remedi have provided quality restorative justice, mentoring services and training since 1996. In 2015 Remedi expanded our services to include the provision of victim services- providing emotional and practical support for victims of crime and anti…

OCD Action

Group Aims OCD Action is the largest national charity focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. Our vision is of a society where OCD is better understood and diagnosed quickly, where appropriate treatment options are open and accessible, where support and information…

Who is Your Neighbour?

‘Who Is Your Neighbour?’ holds safe space conversations in which people can explore difficult issues about race, culture and identity, helping communities become more resilient in dealing with difference.

Caudwell Children

Caudwell Children is a registered charity that provides emotional and practical support to disabled children and their families. Our Services Include: Autism Service – ASD Assessments, OT  Sensory Pathway Assessments, Workshops for parents and children aged 4 -11 years. Family…

The Children’s Society

Aims and Activities We want to stop exploitation to keep children and young people safe from harm – our direct practice looks to change the systems that are failing young people. Right now in this country there are children who…

Believe

Group Aims & Activities BELIEVE is a support group directed at people with mental health issues, people that want to know more about it and to help spread awareness. One in four people will suffer from some form of mental…

Rotherham Theatrical Student Academy

Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Theatrical Student Academy is Rotherham’s Premier Youth Theatre Company. We have members aged 8 to 21 and our main purpose is to produce two high quality musicals per year in which our members can enhance…

Yorkshire Cricket Board

Group Aims & Activities The Yorkshire Cricket Board is the body responsible for the Development and Management of the Recreational game of cricket within the County. Find out more here.

Prostate Cancer UK

Group Aims: Who we are:  Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer. Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support,…

Sanctuary Housing North Ltd

Group Aims and Activities Providing good quality, affordable housing is at the heart of what we do. With more than 50 years’ experience and around 85,000 homes across England, Sanctuary Housing is one of the UK’s leading social landlords. As…

NSPCC Schools Service

Group Aims and Activities Speak out Stay safe is a safeguarding programme for children aged 5- to 11-years-old. It is available to all primary schools in the UK and Channel Islands. Our programme helps children understand: abuse in all its…

SAGE Greenfingers

Group Aims & Activities Sage Greenfingers is a Horticultural Therapy project in the North of Sheffield. We promote mental & physical well-being of adults experiencing mental health problems via provision of therapeutic and gardening activities on our large allotment. Find…

Sheffield and District Junior Football League

Group Aims and Activities The Sheffield & District Junior Sunday League, as it is now known, has grown into the biggest junior football league in the Country and we believe in Europe! Today we have 1,000 teams playing football across…

The Lifewise Centre

***Update June 2021*** The Lifewise Centre is open.  Please check out website for regular updates www.lifewise999.co.uk/ ****************************** Group Aims & Activities Lifewise is an interactive learning centre for South Yorkshire communities, developed by South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire…

Ways2Work

Group Aims and Activities Ways2Work are a leading employability and training provider, accredited to deliver a range of qualifications and training courses. We can deliver on and off the job training to bring employees up to speed with your industry….

Huntingtons Disease Association

Group aims The Huntington’s Disease Association exists to support people affected bythe disease and to provide information and advice to professionals whosetask it is to support Huntington’s disease families. The HDA is financed through the generosity of trusts, foundations, the…

Tin Pot Theatre

Group aims To bring theatre to the people of the Dearne Valley and beyond A fun-loving, inclusive theatre company led by three professional community arts practitioners.  Each year we stage a range of beautifully crafted performances in both traditional and…

The Friendly Information Company

Group aims The Friendly Information Company is an organisation run by and for people with disabilities/and or autism,  enduring mental health issues and  vulnerable and disadvantaged people of all ages. It was started by Speakup Self Advocacy which has over…

Rotherham Explorer Scouts

Group Aims: (RESU) or Extreme Explorers as we are also known aim to empower young people and give them valuable life skills. We cover the whole of Rotherham at five local units but join up as one group as often as…

Blu Crew

Group aims & activities Blu Crew are an independent vocal harmony group who support local charities at public and private fund raising events. Our Objective BLU CREW’s objective is very simple – to raise as much money as possible for…

Skills for Care

Group Aims and Activities Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. We’re a trusted independent charity with over 18 years’ experience in workforce development, working as a delivery partner for the Department of…

PAC-UK

Group aims PAC-UK is the country’s largest independent Adoption Support Agency. From offices in London and Leeds we reach out to families and professionals from the Scottish borders to the south coast. Family Action and PAC-UK formally merged on Saturday 1 December…

Anchor

Group aims For 50 years, Anchor has been leading the way on services for older people. We started life in 1968 as Help the Aged (Oxford) Housing Association. And we have been innovating and raising standards so older people get…

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Group aims Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence in training hearing dogs to alert deaf people to everyday household sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and in public buildings. Nearly…

Firbeck Sailing Club

Group aims & activities We are a family friendly sailing club and have been at Rother Valley Country Park since the park opened. We welcome families and individuals who would like to enjoy the pleasures of sailing and at the…

MCVC (Military Community and Veterans Centre)

Group Aims The Rotherham Military Community Centre (MCVC) group was formed in 2012 following the signing of the Armed Forces Community Coveant by Rotherham MBC and interested parties. The MCVC comprises of military, ex service personnel, their families and dependants…

Rotherham Sailing Club

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we are open but following government and RYA guidelines with regards to what activities and facilities are currently available. Please check out the latest news posts to see what is currently available. All members should check-in…

CRESST

Group Aims and Activities CRESST (Conflict Resolution Education in Sheffield Schools Training) works in partnership with child and youth centred organisations. We deliver structured sessions in non-violent conflict resolution, and train children and young people to become peer mediators.  

Africa’s Gift

Group aims & activities Africa’s Gift is committed to a vision of communities everywhere actively involved in shaping a more inclusive and sustainable world. We work with all types of community groups designing projects that inspire people to work together;…

Dearne Playhouse

Group aims The Dearne Playhouse was oficially opened on July 15th, 2006 by the Dearne’s very own Brian Blessed and has rapidly become the Dearne Valley’s leading venue for shows, comedy, concerts, musicals and plays. As a producing theatre we…

Re-Read ltd

COVID Update June 2021: We have started to sell books online once again. We are open for people to drop off donations of books at our Marshgate Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. Social distancing will be observed as we…

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Group aims We are a local charity working for Yorkshire’s wonderful wildlife and local communities. Our vision is a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for the benefit of everyone. Our goal is nature’s recovery, on land and at sea. Yorkshire Wildlife…

Imkaan

Group Aims & Activities Imkaan is a UK-based, Black feminist organisation. We are the only national second-tier women’s organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and minoritised women and girls i.e. women and girls which are defined in policy terms as…

The Steel Valley Project

Group Aims The Steel Valley Project is a countryside management project based in Stocksbridge, north of Sheffield, South Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. It operates in the Upper Don Valley but is not confined to this area, as project delivery…

Target Housing

Group Aims Target Housing is a charity, registered social landlord and company limited by guarantee. We provide accommodation and support to vulnerable and homeless people who have difficulties sustaining a tenancy this includes people with complex needs. The issues facing…

Carers Corner

Group aims & activities A carer is someone who looks after a partner, relative, friend, an older person or someone who has a disability or long term illness. Caring for someone is not always easy which is why the Council…

Neurocare

Group aims Neurocare is a charity that raises money for the Neurosciences and Neurology departments at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, the Northern General Hospital, the Sheffield Children’s Hospital and the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN). We have been helping…

Yorkshire Water Community Trust

Group aims The Yorkshire Water Community Trust was set up primarily to help those individuals and families in real need, and who are unable to pay their water charges to Yorkshire Water. The Yorkshire Water Community Trust is a registered…

Crohn’s & Colitis UK – South Yorkshire Network

Group aims The South Yorkshire Local Network are a team of volunteers who raise awareness, funds and so much more. We’re always interested in welcoming new people to our events and activities so do get in touch or come along…

Oxfam Festival Stewarding

Group aims Oxfam Stewarding provides volunteer stewards to music festival events across the UK, in return for donations to the charity. Group activities Become an Oxfam festival volunteer and make amazing things happen – not just for one weekend, but…

RSPB Old Moor Nature Reserve

Group aims The RSPB is Europes largest wildlife conservation charity working to save threatened birds and wildlife across the UK and Overseas. Group Activities In the heart of Yorkshire’s Dearne Valley lies Old Moor, a family friendly nature reserve just…

Rotherham and Sheffield Lace Makers

Group Aims and Activities Rotherham and Sheffield Lace Makers are a friendly craft group of amateur lacemakers who enjoy meeting together 5 times a year, 10am-3:30pm on a Saturday. Visitors are welcome to pop in and see what we are…

Feed Our Communities CIC

Mission It is our mission to raise awareness of and break existing multiple deprivation cycles through the development of sustainable assets and activities by implementing Earth care, people care and fair shares. Vision Our vision is to create stronger communities,…

Headway Rotherham

Group aims Headway Rotherham aims to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury / head injury and to provide information, support and services to  help people with brain injury, their families and their carers in Rotherham. Group activities Headway…

The Sleep Charity

Group aims For children and their parents to get a good night’s sleep! Group activities We organise sleep workshops for parents and practitioners. We give talks at Children’s Centres. We speak at national conference. Factsheets are available via our website…

Rotherham Metro Ramblers

Group aims: We are a friendly, welcoming group walking every Saturday and Wednesday. We offer short, moderate or longer strenuous walks. Walks take place in the Rotherham area, in areas of South and West Yorkshire, the Peak District and North…

British Red Cross – Befriending Plus

Group aims & activities Part of the Rotherham Social Prescribing Service. Taking referrals to help people regain their independence via a befriender. Providing practical and emotional support and help to access and engage with community activities/services. When we receive a…

Rotherham Foodbank

Group Aims Providing emergency food, toiletries, hygiene packs and clothing for those in crisis within the borough of Rotherham. Group Activities Food, toiletries and clothing, which has been donated by schools, churches, businesses, community groups and the general public, is…

High Street Centre Ltd – Rawmarsh

Group aims: Our mission is: to enable, equip and establish services that make Rawmarsh a better place to live and work. Group activities: The High Street Centre in Rawmarsh is a dynamic community hub that provides room hire and great…

Churches Together in Rotherham

***Update July 2021*** The group is currently not meeting, we will keep reviewing the situation and will provide an update when this changes. ******************************   Group aims: Bringing together people in the town with a Christian interest in order to…

Missing People

Group aims We offer a lifeline for the 180,000 people who run away and go missing each year in the UK. We listen in confidence, and support missing people and their families to explore their options and, where possible, to…

Rotherham U3A

Group Aims Are you retired from full time work? Are you looking for a new interest or hobby, or do you wish to follow up on an already existing interest? Do you want to meet other people with the same…

Rotherham Heritage Association

Group aims & activities We are an umbrella group representing 30 local history and heritage groups. Representatives of these groups attend our monthly meetings where we discuss any problems the groups may have and arrange help in any way possible….

Rotherham Town Cricket Club

Group aims We aim to offer a safe, fun environment for children & young people to develop their cricket skills and offer them a pathway into playing club sport. We aim to nurture talent from an early age and help…

Rotherham Rambling Club

Group aims To encourage an appreciation of the countryside in all its aspects and seasons through the recreational medium of walking and associated activities. To promote walking and to encourage people of all ages to enjoy the countryside. Group activities…

Colostomy UK

Group Aims & Activities It is estimated that 1 in 500 people in the UK live with a stoma. Our mission is to enable everyone who has been affected by stoma surgery to live a full and active life. The…

Shelter Sheffield

How we can help As a precautionary measure, in line with government guidance, the Shelter Sheffield face-to-face services are temporarily closed. You can still access our support, guidance, and expert advice services via our get help pages online, or by calling the…

Rotherham United (The Great Millers) Youth Forum

Group aims & activities The Great Millers Youth Forum is a constituted group made up of young people from across our community projects. The group meet on a regular basis to discuss issues related to young people and to plan,…

DEBRA

Group aims For people whose skin doesn’t work – we do. DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a painful genetic skin blistering condition which, in the worst cases, can be fatal. DEBRA…

Key Fund

Group aims For over ten years the Key Fund has been providing an innovative mixture of flexible grant, loan and equity packages to voluntary and community organisations, charities, co-operatives, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises. The Key Fund itself is a…

Rotherham Cancer Care Centre

Group aims Since 2004, Rotherham Cancer Care Centre has been supporting local people who have cancer or have been affected by cancer. Through one to one assessment we give people time to talk about their fears and concerns and provide…

Bluebell Wood Charity Shop-Rotherham

Group aims On the ground floor of our Rotherham shop we sell a variety of lovely clothing and accessories, all at pocket-friendly prices. Upstairs we have some of the very best second hand affordable bridal, evening, prom and designer wear….

South Yorkshire Federation Of Women’s Institutes

Group Aims and Activities: We are The largest non-party political and non-sectarian women’s organisation in Great Britain. Interested in local, national and international public affairs. And We offer opportunities to make friends in a happy, social atmosphere; sharing educational courses to learn…

The Gateway CIC

Group aims and activities: Gateway Primary Care CIC provide an holistic health and social care service in a safe and non-judgemental way to improve the quality of life of all our patients including Rotherham’s most deprived vulnerable and marginalised groups…

RODS (Rotherham Organisation for Downs Syndrome)

Group Aims RODS is a registered charity run by volunteer parents who have all had a child with Down’s Syndrome. Together we aim to help local people with Down’s Syndrome live full and rewarding lives, reaching their full potential. Group…

RSPCA Doncaster, Rotherham and District Branch

Group Aims Doncaster, Rotherham and District Branch mission is to provide care for the inspectorate animals and provide short-term accommodation for other needy animals until a new and loving home can be found. The emphasis will be on providing a…

Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Group aims The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA UK) is the only charity in the UK especially for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH). We are committed to helping improve the lives of people with PH, and supporting the PH community in…

National Children’s Bureau (NCB)

Group Aims & Activities For more than 50 years, the National Children’s Bureau has worked to champion the rights of children and young people in the UK. We interrogate policy and uncover evidence to shape future legislation and develop more…

SARAG South Yorkshire Asbestos Victim Support Group

Our services We provide help, advice, information and support to people affected by asbestos-related diseases. We offer home visits for people throughout South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire and we can also provide assistance by telephone. You can also come to…

Rotherham Lion’s Club

Group Aims Started in 1960 Lions clubs are part of the largest Service Organisation in the world, with 1.4 million members in 186 countries and geographical areas, manned by male and female volunteers from within the local community. Would you…

Heeley City Farm

Group aims A friendly farm and environmental visitor centre in the heart of Sheffield, Heeley, South Yorkshire. Group Activities We’re open every day of the year (except Christmas Day) and admission is FREE! Most of the farm is now open for visitors except…

Children, Young People and Families’ Voluntary Sector Consortium

About Us The Children, Young People and Families Consortium is the largest consortium of Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations in Rotherham. By adopting a collaborative consortia approach, we unite likeminded organisations to engage as effective partners in developing innovative,…

Rotherham Network Scouts

Group aims Scout Network allows 18 to 25 year-olds who have an interest in both Scouting and their own personal development, and ultimately want to have fun, the opportunity to do so. Group activities Scout Network members take part in…

Rotherham Heart Support Group

Group Aims and Activities: Membership is open to anyone who have experienced any form of heart problem. Or to anyone who has an interest in assisting the group to achieve its aims. We bring people together to socialise, support and…

Rotherham Metro – Water Polo

Group aims Promote health and wellbeing through water polo. Group activities Maltby Leisure Centre on a Sunday 6-8pm, this includes one hour land training 5-6pm. Rotherham Leisure Centre on a Wed 7.00 – 8.00pm, this includes 30mins land training 6.30-7.00pm….

Ignite Imaginations

Group aims To ignite imaginations by increasing access to high quality creative activity. To develop creative skills. To leave a lasting legacy in the communities in which we work. Group activities Free events and workshops focusing on visual arts and creative…

The Ark

Group aims Providing food, clothing, support and community for the unemployed, homeless, abused, alcohol and drug-dependant or otherwise marginalised people of Rotherham. Group activities An informal drop-in at the church every Tuesday between 2:30pm -4:30pm, to hang out and chat,…

Rotherham District Scouts

Group aims The group is part of the National Scouting Organisation and as such follow the National Scouting programme which aims to see the development of young people and make them good citizens. Group activities There are a number of…

WEA

Group aims The WEA in Yorkshire & Humber was established as a voluntary organisation in 1903 and has provided part time courses for adults for over 100 years. Our courses are open to everyone over the age of 19. The…

Rotherham Older Peoples Forum

We are not currently physically meeting due to Covid. We are meeting weekly over zoom on Wednesdays at 10.30. Please let us know if you would like to join and we will send you the link. Group aims: To enable…

SSAFA Forces Help

Group aims To help members of the Armed Forces and ex service personnel including Army, Navy, Air Force, Merchant Seamen and Reserves Forces. Our Values Understanding. Showing empathy. Giving a helping hand to those in need and distress. Commitment. Professionalism….

Rotherham Access Group

Group aims – To undertake access audits and give advice on the Built and Green Environment – To look at planning applications sent to RMBC and make recommendations – To act as a consultation body for the design of inclusive…

Burns Court and Burns Court Satellites

Group aims: Burns Court provides support for adults with mental health problems in a residential building consisting of 10 self-contained flats. Burns Court satellites service provides a housing management only support service to 7 customers with mental health needs in…

CPRE South Yorkshire

Group aims Our aim is to promote the beauty, tranquility and diversity of South Yorkshire’s countryside for everyone to enjoy now and in the future. Group activities We use our expertise about the statutory planning system to fight for South…

Browning Court

Group aims To provide a stable, safe environment for clients with mental health problems, to support them to lead fulfilling lives and to promote independence.  Browning court have 10 self-contained flats in a residential block. Our Customers can stay with…

SAFE@LAST

Group aims Between April 2018 and March 2018 6,207 children and young people were reported missing in the South Yorkshire area. Safe@Last was founded in 2000 to help children and young people at risk of running away, and is now…

StayPut

Yorkshire Housing’s Stay Put Scheme  Adapting, improving and repairing your home Yorkshire Housing’s Stay Put Home Improvement agency and Handyperson service can help people live independently, safely and comfortably at home. Our service is available to anyone in the Rotherham…

GROW

Group aims & activities GROW is a women’s organisation that has been delivering services for women in Rotherham for 30 years. GROW supports women with a wide range of issues, often those who are in crisis and have experienced distress…

Rotherham & Barnsley Mind

Group Aims & Activities We are Rotherham & Barnsley Mind, the mental health charity. We are committed to supporting those in need by promoting good mental health and offering high quality support so that no-one feels alone when dealing with…

Rotherham Round Table 24

Group aims Rotherham Round Table is a group aimed at Men aged between 18-45. Friendship, fun and trying something new is what Round Table is all about. In addition to this we a committed to supporting the local community, and…

Community First Yorkshire

Group aims Community First Yorkshire is an influential, regional body which works with voluntary and community organisations, social enterprises and rural communities across North, South and West Yorkshire. We are an independent charity formed from a merger between Rural Action…

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority

Group aims Home Fire Safety advice and equipment. Administer the Stronger, Safer Communities Reserve community grant scheme: To enable communities and individuals to be more knowledgeable and resilient in respect of home fire safety. To coordinate and add value to…

Coram Beanstalk

Group aims At Coram Beanstalk we believe that life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves with confidence. That’s why we recruit, train and support volunteers across England to work in schools with children who have fallen…

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Group aims The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is an independent charity providing a life saving rapid response emergency service to 5 million people across Yorkshire. We fly seven days a week, 365 days a year, covering a vast landscape that not…

Rotherham O5O Friendship Centre

Group aims: A social and benevolent organisation offering a wide range of social activities plus support services and cash benefits. Group activities: Social meetings, meals out, day trips, short break holidays at home and abroad, theatre trips, walks, book club,…

Royal Voluntary Service South Yorkshire Hub

Group aims Throughout the pandemic, Royal Voluntary Service has provided practical and remote support to people, communities and the NHS throughout Great Britain. As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the long pandemic recovery lies ahead, more and more of our services…

Victim Support Rotherham

Group aims Victim Support is the independent national charity for all victims and witnesses across England and Wales. We can give you free and confidential support and information and help you move beyond the crime. Anyone can ask for our…

Voluntary Action Rotherham

Group aims: Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR) provides advice and support services to voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups and organisations across Rotherham. We campaign on behalf of the voluntary and community groups and ensure the sector has a strong voice,…

Ulley Sailing Club

Group AIM: The Club is a small friendly sailing club located between Rotherham and Sheffield catering for both racing and casual sailing.  Families are especially welcome and the emphasis is on enjoyment and not just out and out racing. We…

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Group Aims & Activities Thornberry Animal Sanctuary is a rescue centre based in South Yorkshire on two different sites. We were founded in 1988 and in that time we have rescued thousands of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits and Horses. We take…

Titans Community Foundation

Group Aims & Activities The Titans Community Foundation is a registered charity, that utilises semi professional Rotherham Titans rugby players to deliver activities in the borough of Rotherham. We are a ‘community asset’ that is governed by a constitution and…

Support Dogs

Group Aims and Activities Support Dogs is a UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy, physical disabilities and children with autism by training dogs to act as efficient and safe assistants. Our dogs are…

The Learning Community

Group Aims and Activities: The Learning Community is a Community Hub situated in the heart of Dinnington, Sheffield.   We offer  a hoodle of support mechanisms to include: Rotherham Social Prescribing and RDASH Link NHS Contracts – We are a…

The Stroke Association Rotherham Stroke Support Service

About our service. Rotherham Stroke Recovery Service provides practical advice, emotional support and high-quality information following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carers or family member, we will work with you to identify and address your unmet needs…

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

Group Aims The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for every deaf child. We provide free impartial and unbiased information to families, empowering them to make informed choices for their…

Hope Church Rotherham

Group Aims At Hope Church Rotherham you can expect a warm welcome when you visit us.  We love God and we love people.  We are a family church in the heart of Rotherham. Come along, meet us, and, more importantly,…

Tassibee Project

WHAT WE ARE ABOUT Tassibee aims to provide a holistic service to transform the lives of women and their families by creating real opportunities for all ages and abilities to make their lives better. Tassibee targets socially excluded and disadvantaged Black…

Swinton Lock Activity Centre

Group aims Swinton Lock Activity Centre is a registered charity providing learning, educational, support and social activities for children, young people and adults. We are based adjacent to the South Yorkshire Canal and also own a narrowboat that we use…

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation

Group Aims We are South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation and our goal is to improve the lives of local people. We support community groups who help people facing hardship and disadvantage and those working to improve the communities they live in….

South Yorkshire Transport Museum

Our Next Open Days Sunday 12th December 2021 (1940s Christmas) Sunday 9th January 2022 Sunday 13th February 2022 On these dates the museum is open from 10:30am to 4pm See OPENING TIMES for more details of when we are open including our…

Speak Up Self Advocacy

Group Aims and Activities Speakup is a lively and unique organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, working together with teaching experts, inclusion supporters and media engineers. We place vital importance on educating and skilling vulnerable…

Sported

Group Aims & Activities Do you use sport or physical activity to transform the lives of young people? Join Sported! Sported is the UK’s largest membership organisation for community groups using Sport for Development. We support the growth and sustainability of our members, by providing much needed professional expertise, resources and volunteer support….

South Yorkshire English Springer Spaniel Rescue

Group Aims & Activities We are a small group of Springer enthusiasts, currently nine trustees and few regular volunteers who help us either at fundraising events or by walking the dogs. We have worked in the Rescue area for a number…

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB)

Group aims: South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB) supports voluntary and community organisations to get the funding and resources they need. We provide advice, information and training to help South Yorkshire organisations become more confident and self-reliant in fundraising. Group…

YWCA Yorkshire – Fleming Garden Project

Group aims Fleming Gardens is a Supported Housing Project for young mums and young mums to be aged 16 – 25 years. As well as supported housing our Young Parents Tenancy Support project helps young parents in their own homes to…

FreeTech Project

The FreeTech Project promotes social inclusion and cohesion by engaging marginalised, vulnerable, and digitally excluded communities, using primarily free and open source software, for the delivery of in-person and virtual teaching using personalised and informal learning methods. Tech topics covered…

South Yorkshire Badger Group

Group Aims and Activities The toughest laws in the land would be virtually worthless without the support and activities of organisations such as badger groups. Badger groups maintain detailed and accurate sett records; essential to prove that an alleged offence…

Sense

Group Aims & Activities: Sense is a national charity with two Sense Centres situated in Rotherham: Sense Centre Rawmarsh Road and Sense Centre Coleridge Road. Both centres provide services for people with complex communication needs. These might include people who…

Rotherham Thursday Project

Group Aims: Rotherham Thursday Project provides housing related support to people who may be of significant risk of becoming homeless. Group Activities: We offer personal support based on individual needs, specialist advice on how to maintain their  tenancy and help…

Rotherham Wheelers Cycling Club

Group aims & activities Bringing cycling to all levels of riders, and encouragement of healthy lifestyles through education, friendship, teamwork and fun. The Rotherham Wheelers Cycling Club is a not for profit organisation working to support cycling growth and education…

Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service

Group aims We provide FREE specialist counselling for women, men and young people who have experienced rape, sexual or domestic abuse at any time in their lives, including Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). Group activities Clients are offered one-to-one counselling, and…

Sheffield Credit Union – Rotherham

Group Aims & Activities Sheffield Credit Union is a not-for-profit savings and loans provider for people across South Yorkshire. Unfortunately our Rotherham office is now closed, although we hope to have a presence in Rotherham going forward we don’t have…

Rush House Ltd

Group aims: Rush House is a charitable organisation providing a range of accommodation & support services including advice & independent living skills training to vulnerable young people aged 16-25 in the Rotherham area. Group activities: Young people accessing Rush House…

Rotherham Visually Impaired Group

Group Aims The Rotherham Visually Impaired Group is aimed at visually impaired people and carers as well if they want to come along – we are striving for equal opportunities and rights for the visually impaired population of Rotherham. Group…

Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance (ROAR)

Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance (ROAR) are a membership organisation which supports emerging and professional artists in a number of ways. We believe that we can help the regeneration of Rotherham by supporting the local creative sector…

Rotherham Photographic Society

Due to the current COVID situation we have currently suspended all meetings until further notice. Group Aims The Society was set up to encourage photographers in Rotherham. The club has seen many changes over the last 100+ years, not least the…

Rotherham Sea Cadets

Group aims Rotherham Sea Cadets T.S. Repulse is open to all young people between the ages of 10 and 18 years old. “Formed over 70 years ago, the Sea Cadets is understood to be one of the oldest youth organisations in…

Rotherham Talking Newspaper

***Update July 2021*** The Newspaper and Magazine, that we produce weekly are both available via the Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker. To use this the Listener will require Broadband in their home. We are at present not delivering usb players to…

Rotherham Interfaith Group

Group aims To bring together and celebrate the diversity of spiritual beliefs among the people of Rotherham; to promote mutual understanding and share personal beliefs; to share a deep compassion for those in greatest need; and to share a passion…

Rotherham Hospice

Group Aims and Activities: We are an independent charity and the only adult hospice in Rotherham for the people of Rotherham and surrounding villages. We began offering Day Hospice services in 1994, and have grown over the years to now…

Rotherham Neighbourhood Watch Association

Group aims Neighbourhood Watch is one way that a community can pull together to address local crime, anti social behaviour and other community problems. Group Activities Local watches are no longer just about crime, many involve themselves in other local…

Rotherham Federation of Communities

Rotherfed logo

Group Aims and Activities We support communities in Rotherham to grow and develop, working local people to build their sense of belonging, community pride and spirit. We support community groups and individuals that are committed to bringing communities together, giving…

Rotherham Neuro Support Group (The)

***Update July 2020*** The group is currently not meeting, we will keep reviewing the situation and will provide an update when this changes. ****************************** Group aims The main aim of the group is to generate confidence amongst members, for them…

Rotherham District Civic Society

Group aims We stand for protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of the town and district and improving the environment for the present future generations. Group activities Find out more on the website here    

Rotherham and District Referees Association

Group aims To improve the status and standing of Referees and to protect members from injustice or unfair treatment and to provide the opportunities for social activities for its members. Find out more here.  

Rotherham Choral Society

Group Aims and Activities: We are a friendly, welcoming choir which seeks to perform at a high standard and to enjoy ourselves in the process. At present, we have about 70 members and whilst new members are appreciated in any…

Rotherham Ethnic Minority Alliance (REMA)

Group aims REMA is a registered charity whose main objectives are: To provide community development and capacity-building support to Rotherham’s diverse Minority Ethnic communities. To ensure that there is strong communication between these communities and local service providers and decision-makers….

Door 2 Door – Rotherham Community Transport Ltd

Group Aims and Activities Door 2 Door Community Transport Transport for your community enabling people to live independently, participate in their community and to access education, employment, health, social care and other services. Here to help you get out and…

Rotherham and District Sunday Football League

Group aims & activities News, league information, results, fixtures, tables, a message board, and chat room can all be found on our website. Contact details can also be found on the website.

Under the Stars

Group aims Under the Stars is an arts and events charity for people with learning disabilities. We believe in their talent. We believe in their creativity. We believe in them. Through our workshops and events, we work together to unlock…

Relate South Yorkshire

Group aims Relate’s vision is a future in which healthy relationships are actively promoted as the basis of a thriving society. Group activities Relate South Yorkshire offers counselling & training services to Individuals, Couples, Families, Young People and Organisations: Relationship Counselling Family…

Action on Hearing Loss

Group Aims & Activities Do you live in Rotherham and need help with your hearing aids? If so, our Hear to Help service may be able to help you. Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID Our…

Rotherham for Global Justice

Group aims Rotherham branch of the Global Justice Now, campaigns for ‘Justice for the World’s Poor’ by lobbying MPs and organisations regarding fairer trade, finance, and climate change issues. Group activities Have a stall at the Rotherham Show, to highlight…

Rotherham Alzheimers Society

Group aims: Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Group activities: Support in Rotherham Information We have a wide range of…

Rotherham Amnesty Group

Group aims We are ordinary people from around the world standing up for humanity and human rights. Our purpose is to protect individuals wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied.

Places for People Homes

Group aims & activities We are a placemaking and regeneration company that takes a commercial approach to delivering social outcomes – this is what makes us different. We are more committed, investing in the long-term sustainability of our places. We have developed…

Princes Trust

Group aims Programmes to support young people We run programmes that encourage young people to take responsibility for themselves – helping them build the life they choose rather than the one they’ve ended up with: The Enterprise Programme provides money and…

Rain Rescue

Group Aims WHAT WE DO Rain Rescue exists for the animal who has nobody else. ​Founded in 2002, our charity saves the lives of thousands of the dogs and cats most at risk in and around Yorkshire. Our rescue centre provides…

Pops Outdoor Adventure Centre

Our Mission To enable every young person to discover, the fun and adventure of the outdoors whilst promoting a healthier and more active lifestyle. Our Projects Our Big Lottery Funding has enabled us to offer activities to adults as well as…

Multiple Sclerosis Society (Rotherham and Sheffield Group)

Group aims & activities The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity. Since 1953, we’ve been providing information and support, funding research and fighting for change. There are over 300 MS Society groups run by volunteers working alongside local…

Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre (S Yorks)

Group Aims and Activities: We were founded in 1985 and although we have progressed in many ways, we are still a small autonomous, self-help, self-funding charity. Our Members wellbeing, and enabling them to access the best range of non-intrusive, drug…

Yorkshire Children’s Centre

Group Aims & Activities Yorkshire Children’s Centre, based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire serves communities locally and regionally in supporting children, young people, families and older people in need. Focusing on early intervention, preventative approaches and support strategies, through a range of programmes. Our goal…

Open Minds Theatre Company

Group aims & activities We work in the community to assist in the developing and equipping of people to lead effective and fulfilled lives by improving their confidence, self-esteem, understanding of others and themselves, communication skills and self-discipline through their…

Parkinson’s UK – Rotherham

Group aims: We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities. Join us – and meet other people affected by Parkinson’s in your area. Please click…

National Autistic Society Rotherham (NAS)

Group aims and activities The NAS Rotherham Branch launched in October 2008 and is run on a voluntary basis by people affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We provide fortnightly bowling evenings for adults with ASDs and their carers, and…

Lost Chord

Group aims We are an innovative charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and wellbeing of those suffering with dementia using interactive musical stimuli to increase their general awareness and self esteem. We aim: * To improve the quality…

Millmoor Juniors Football Club

Group Aims and Activities Millmoor Juniors FC exists to give everyone the chance to use & develop their skills to provide football thrills for the people in our community. – To give young people the opportunity to take part in…

Morthyng Group Ltd

Group Aims and Activities Morthyng Group Ltd supports and works in partnership with partners and stakeholders to ensure that personalised education and training is provided to all eligible young people. Working closely with Local Authorities, Schools, Colleges, Academies and the…

Motor Neurone Disease Association

Group aims The South Yorkshire Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association) has the sole aim of serving all those in the area who are affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND). This includes people with MND their carers…

LASER Credit Union

Group Aims and Activities LASER Credit Union is a not for profit financial services business providing great savings accounts for adults and children, as well as affordable loans for the benefit of the community of Rotherham. LASER aims to support all people…

Lighthouse Homes

What We Do Lighthouse Homes is a Christian Charity and Company limited by guarantee, which exists to relieve poverty, and advance the education of people, particularly those who are homeless in the Rotherham area. Lighthouse Homes offer Christian inspired residential…

HOST UK

Group Aims & Activities HOST is a voluntary organisation, a network of UK residents who welcome adult international students to their homes for a weekend, or Christmas visit. The purpose is to give students an insight into the way of…

JADE Youth & Community

Group Aims JADE Youth & Community provides youth activities that enable social, educational, economic, and employment opportunities for life progression into adulthood. We provide social and learning opportunities that safeguard young people from harm, build their skills, lower offending, raise…

Friends of Clifton Park

Group aims The Friends of Clifton Park is dedicated to the preservation, protection and improvement of Clifton Park, its historic structures, landscapes, athletic fields and waterways. Group activities Please click below to find out more about Clifton Park: http://www.cliftonpark.org.uk/

High Hopes Riding for the Disabled Group

Group aims To provide instruction in horse riding and also care of a horse. To build confidence and independence whilst having fun. To improve health by physical activity outdoors. To give volunteers the opportunity to receive training in caring for…

Food Aware CIC

Group aims & activities Food AWARE is a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise set up to find ways of redistributing surplus food from potential waste to human consumption or other environmentally friendly means of reuse. We work with a number…

Father’s House Dearne Valley Christian Ministries

Group aims & activities Father’s House is a growing, lively Church in Wath Upon Dearne, based in the centre of the Dearne Valley. Our congregation of 100+ is made up of people from the surrounding towns of Rotherham, Barnsley and…

Cruse Bereavement Care Doncaster and Rotherham Area

Group Aims Cruse is a national charity that provides advice, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved, whenever or however the death occurred. The service is provided by trained, experienced volunteers and is confidential and free. Group Activities…

Crookstone Adventure Trust

Group aims & activities The Trusts aim is to provide an outdoor centre for use by the general community, including the disadvantaged, disabled or deprived youngsters, to experience the challenge of living and working together in a really stimulating environment….

Community First Responders

Group aims To provide immediate care to members of the public suffering specified medical emergencies before the arrival of the ambulance. Group activities Volunteers go on call and respond to 999 calls in their communities. You can apply to be…

Cinnamon Trust

Group aims The Cinnamon Trust has been set up to keep elderly owners and those in the final stage of terminal illness together with their beloved pet. We have a nationwide network of volunteers who will walk a dog vet…

Church Lads And Church Girls Brigade

Group aims The Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade (CLCGB), often referred to as ‘The Brigade’, is The Anglican Churches own uniformed youth organisation: welcoming children and young people of all faiths and none.  This organisation has a lot of history…

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

Group aims Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a national debt councelling charity that offers free face-to-face, comprehensive solution to those struggling under the burden of debt. Through our unique combination of budgeting advice, creditor liaison,provision of a CAP account and…

Carers4Carers

Group aims Carers4Carers is a umbrella group of volunteer carers who help and support other carers, who’s loved ones suffer from serious enduring Mental Health problems, we also campaigning for mental health Carers Right. Because we have the personal experiences…

Rotherham Carers Forum

Group Aims and Activities: Supporting & empowering Carers to be heard & achieve better outcomes Are you a parent carer of a child/young person 0-25 who may have additional needs and/or disabilities. Are you feeling socially isolated, maybe in need…

British Red Cross (South Yorkshire)

Group aims The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. The British Red Cross is part of the global Red Cross…

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

Group aims Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice service provides respite, emergency and end of life care to children with life limiting and life threatening conditions, and support for their families resident in South Yorkshire, North East Derbyshire, North Nottinghamshire and parts…

Barnardo’s The Junction Team

Group Aims & Activities The Junction is a well-established service with a team of specialist practitioners commissioned to provide support to children aged 7-17 years across Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley whose sexual behaviour is a concern. The service also provides…

APNA HAQ

Group aims Apna Haq exists to support black and minority ethnic (BME) women and girls in Rotherham, South Yorkshire who are experiencing any form of violence against women and girls (VAWG). Our long-term support helps women heal from the trauma…

Age UK Rotherham

About us We’re a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life. Age UK Rotherham is an independent local charity. We’ve been working in…

Action

Group aims & activities We are a registered charity delivering quality services across Yorkshire and the East Midlands. We work to enable vulnerable people to establish a home and live responsibly in society. Find out more here.