Social Prescribing

We regularly update our list of local activity and support groups. We hope that you will find some of these helpful. If you would like more advice from a social prescriber, support to attend a group or to get started, you can self-refer by calling 01205 314479.

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Support Groups

Ex-Forces Breakfast Club

  • Nags Head Pub
  • Every Saturday, 9.30am

For all ex-forces members – All ages welcome

Carers First

  • Various locations

Full support for all carers – range of activities and support available to all.

Email: carers_team@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Tel: 0300 303 1555

Carers Sitter Service

  • Bourne Bourne
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 9.30am – 12.30pm

Local sitting service

Tina Sanderson www.carerssitterservice.org.uk

Tel: 01778 420257

Child Death Helpline

  • Various locations

A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to aldult, under any circumstances however recently or long ago

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Tel: 0800 282 986

Christians Against Poverty

  • Various locations

Help with debt issues and helping to manage money better

www.capuk.org/gethelp

Tel: 0800 328 0006

Childline

  • Various locations

Free and confidential help for young people in the UK

www.childline.org.uk

Tel: 0800 1111

CALM – Mental Health

  • National
  • 365 days a year
  • 5pm – 12pm

Free, confidential helpline and webchat for anyone in a mental health crisis

www.thecalmzone.net

Tel: 0800 525252

Saneline – Mental Health Charity

  • National
  • 7 days a week
  • 4.30pm – 10.30pm

Leading UK mental health charity offering out of hours specialist support – Age 16+

www.sane.org.uk

Tel: 0300 304 7000

Alzheimers and Dementia Support

  • Wood Grange Care Home
  • 1st Wednesday of the month

Coffee morning – All welcome

Jean 07747 757848

National Gambling Helpline

  • Nationwide
  • 7 days a week
  • 24 hours

Leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected – offers live chat and face to face counselling

Tel: 0808 8020 133

Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Various locations

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope to solve their common problem to recover

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Tel: 01472 362058

Drinkline

  • National
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9am – 8pm

Advice to those worried about their own, or a loved ones alcohol use – free helpline and weekend support 11am – 4pm

Tel: 0300 123 1110

Drugs – Release

  • National
  • Various Days

Organisation providing free legal advice on drug related issues – free helpline provided

Tel: 0845 4500 215

Gordon Moody Association – Gambling

  • National
  • Various Days

Offers residenitial courses for men and women who have problems with gambling

Email: help@gordonmoody.org.uk

Tel: 01384 241292

Addaction

  • Local locations
  • Various Days

Free confidential service open to those affected by drugs / alcohol or affected by another’s substance use

www.addaction.org.uk

Tel: 01775 666638

Adults Supporting Adults

  • Local locations
  • Various Days

Providing support for people who wish to remain or become part of their chosen community

enquiries@asaorg.co.uk

Jackie Quant

Tel: 01529 416270

Shout

  • Various locations
  • 7 days a week
  • 24 hour support

Free 24/7 text service for anyone in mental health crisis and requires immediate help

TEXT: SHOUT to 85258

Age UK South Lincolnshire

  • Various locations

Information and advice for people over 50 on a range of areas.

www.ageuk.org.uk/kesteven

Tel: 01522 696000

Age Care Advice

  • Various locations

Supporting clients, carers and families navigate the care system and access the services required and possible funding sources

Simon Jessop  www.agecareadvice.co.uk

Tel 07772 992732

Citizens Advice Bureau

  • Bourne
  • 9.30am – 4pm

Helping people to resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing advice and by influencing policy makers

www.southkestevencab.co.uk

Tel 03444 111444

Silverline

  • Various locations
  • 24 hour support

24 hour telephone support to help battle lonliness, free service for over 55+

Tel: 0800 470 8090

Little Miracles Bourne

  • Jubilee Garage
  • Every other Monday
  • 9.30-11.30am

Activities planned for parent/carer with child/young person (age 0-25) with additional needs, support and advice available

Pelican Trust Home Based Training Support

  • Home Based
  • Various Days

Learn computer and internet skills, free of charge, provided by Lincs CC, fund up to 20 hrs for those unable to attend outside of the home

Email: davidhall151@gmail.com

01476 530525

Crohn’s and Colitis UK

  • Various locations

Providing the opportunity for anyone affected to meet other people who understand the challenges and support for access to information

www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

Tel: 0300 222 5700

Samaritans

  • Various locations
  • 7 days a week
  • 24 hours

Confidential telephone support for those with emotional needs or in crisis

Tel: 116 123

Samaritans TEXT

  • 7 days a week
  • 24 hours

TEXT service – when in crisis, a text service with a trained counseller. For those uncomfortable speaking on the phone

TEXT – 07725 909090

LPCF Parent Carer Forum

  • Nags Head Pub
  • Nxt mtg 12-09-19
  • 10.30-12pm

For parent/carers of anyone with special needs that require access to info, feel connected and supported – free to attend

www.lincspcf.org.uk

CRUSE Bereavement Care

  • Bourne Branch

Support after the death of someone close

www.cruse.org.uk/Stamford-and-Bourne branch

Tel: 01780 751162

The Art of Tactical Parenting

  • Toft Country House Hotel
  • Various Days
  • 5 weeks course

Providing information, instilling confidence and supporting choices – 5 week antenatal course with personalised needs and support

www.tacticalparenting.co.uk
Vicky 07482064322

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  • Bourne Snooker Club
  • Every Monday, 10.30-12

For recently unemployed, a great support to anyone needing help finding work

Dementia Support South Lincs

  • Various locations

Aiming to support and improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers.

Email: k.marshall18@btinternet.com

Kate 01778 426756

Bourne Arthritis Support

  • Meadow Close Community Centre
  • 1st Thursday of the month, 2pm

All welcome

Bourne Breathe Easy Support Group

  • Meadow Close Community Centre
  • 2nd Monday of the month, 2-3.30pm

Support for those suffering from respiratory complaints inc family members

Bourne Blind and Partially Sighted Group

  • Manor Court, West Street, Bourne
  • Every Wednesday, 2pm

Friendly group, chat, outings and attractions, transport available

Ann 01778 421720

Bourne Beacon Counselling

  • Bourne Area
  • Various Days

Provides care counselling services in the Bourne area inc, anxiety, depression, beravement, pregnancy, self esteem and relationships

Lorrae Speirs
Tel: 07989 152112

Bourne Food Bank

  • United Reform Church, Spalding Road
  • Tues 1-3pm / Fri 9-11am

Clients will need information / vouchers from appropriate agencies – eg, citizens advice / toolbar etc

info@bourne.foodbank.org.uk

Bourne Heart Support Group

  • Corn Exchange
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month

Kate 01778 426756

Don’t Lose Hope Counselling Service

  • 4 North Street Bourne
  • Various Days

Age 4 plus, free service if in receipt of benefits and affordable to others, community café offers access to support, groups, workshops & advice

Email: enquiries@dontlosehope.co.uk  

Tel: 01778 420762

Linkage Community Trust Family Services

  • Various locations
  • Various Days

Free support to young people/parents/carers – offer additional support to those with disability (age5-18)e

Email: heather.learwood-griffiths@linkage.org.uk

Heather 07515 851835

Computer Skills Session

  • Bourne Library, 10 South Street, Bourne
  • Wednesday
  • 2pm – 4pm

Pop in to library to book in advance. 1/2 slots available for 1:1 support. Free of charge. Welcome to bring own laptop if prefer.

Dementia Support – Art For All

  • Wake House, North Street
  • Every Monday, 11am – 1pm

Supported and creative art classes for people living with dementia and their carers

The Cinnamon Trust

  • Home Based
  • Various Days

Help to look after pets (dog walking etc) for the elderly – 60+ and terminally ill, including hospital cover

admin@cinnamon.org.uk

Tel: 01736 7579010

Call Connect

  • Bourne / Surrounding villages
  • Every Day

A unique bus service whose timetable is not fixed but responds to passenger requests

www.lincsinterconnect.com

Tel: 0845 234 3344

The Butterfield Centre

  • 2 North Road, Bourne
  • Various Days

Provides day care and support for elderly – Domestic help service and mobile meals

Email: debbie.hague@thebutterfield.plus.com

Debbie 01778 421422

Bourne Parkinson Support Group

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Last Monday of every month, 10.30-12.30

Activity Groups

Bourne U3A

  • Bourne Corn Exchange
  • Third Monday of every month, 2.15pm

Enjoy education and entertainment by variety of speakers

www.u3abourne.org.uk
0845 519 1385

Bourne Bridge Club

  • Masonic Hall, Roman Bank
  • Every Thursday, 6.50- 10pm

Partners can be found if needed

Email: bourne4bridge@gmail.com

Brenda 01778 342967

Repair Café

  • St Firmins Hall, Thurlby
  • 4th Sunday of the month

A meeting place to repair all broken items, seek advice and get inspiration (no charge)

Hereward Probus Club

  • Toft Country House Hotel
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month, Various times

For retired and professional business men, lunches, talks, outings, special events

Peter 01778 393031

Get Connected

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Every Tuesday, 1.30-4pm

Opportunity to meet with friends to do crafts, colouring, games, knitting – All ages

Bourne Gateway Social

  • Masonic Hall, Roman Bank
  • Weekly Various

Weekly social/disco (age 18+), popular social evenings, disco, bowling, karaoke, days out for those with additional needs/learning disability

www.bournegateway.org.uk

Bourne Borderers

  • Edenham village Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 8pm

Welcome new dancers and musicians

Janet 01778 346236

Quiz Night

  • The Sugarmill
  • Every Tuesday, 8.30pm

Bourne Methodist Church Social Group

  • Methodist Church Hall, Abbey Road
  • Every Thursday, 2-4.30pm

Social meet up with games and dancing

Bourne Worth it WI

  • Darby and Joan Hall
  • 2nd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm

Christine 01778 420186

Bourne Ladies Dining Club

  • Conservative Headquarters, North Street
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7pm

An excellent opportunity for newcomers of Bourne to the town to settle in and make new friends

Shirley 01778 424613

Bourne Art Society

  • Wake House
  • Every Thursday, 10.30-4pm

Betty 01778 394842

Nubourne WI

  • Bourne Abbey Church
  • 1st Thursday of the month, 7.30pm

New members always welcome

Mary 01778 420370

Bourne Round Table

  • Various locations

The group enjoy many social activities

Ray 07951 010595

Bourne Motor Racing Club

  • Corn Exchange
  • 2nd Thursday of the month, 8pm

All welcome – Guest speakers and socialising

Bourne Town Bowls Club

  • Abbey Lawns
  • Every Wednesday, 6pm

www.bournetownbowlsclub.co.uk

Bourne Preservation Trust

  • Wake House
  • 3rd Monday of the month, 7.30pm

To help maintain the heritage of Bourne

Bourne Garden Club

  • Abbey Church Hall, Church Walk
  • 3rd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm

Trevor 01778 570249

Bourne Petanque Club

  • Abbey Lawns
  • Wednesday & Sundays, 2pm

Welcome new members

Email: contactbapc@gmail.com
01778 394083

Bourne Organ Club

  • Bourne Corn Exchange
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month

All ages welcome

Linda Wass 01778 424947

Bourne Tuneless Choir

  • Bourne Abbey Church
  • Every Wednesday, 7.30-9pm
  • £40 for 8 weeks

All abilities welcome

Linda 07949 057811

Bourne to Sing!

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 1.30-2.30pm

Free taster session

Email: bourne@tunelesschoir.com
Brooke 07772 055935

Bourne Choral Society

  • Bourne Abbey Church
  • Every Monday, 7.30pm

New members always welcome

www.bournechoralsociety.weebly.com

Handful of Harmonies

  • Red Hall Bourne / Village Hall Langtoft
  • Mondays / Fridays, 7.30- 9pm
  • Age 17- 70 plus

Andrew 01778 345857

Healthy Holistic Happiness

  • Various locations
  • Various Days

Improve your mental and physical wellbeing with mindfulness teacher, big happiness coach, laughter 1-2-1 coach, behavioural science coach

www.healthyholistichappiness.co.uk
Linda 07849 776045

SKAMP (SK Acting Musical Players)

  • Bourne

Performing 2-3 shows throughout the year usually at the Bourne Corn Exchange. Active membership for age 8+ living in or around Bourne.

Email: skampgroup@hotmail.com

CMHT Pool Group

  • Bourne Snooker Centre, Cherry Holt Rd
  • Every Tuesday
  • 12pm – 1.30pm

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust CMHT new group – Please just show up

Crafty Friday

  • The Craft Centre, Bourne Town Centre
  • Every Friday
  • 9am – 9pm

Bring with you what you are working on – £2.50 charge for 3 hours – over 16’s

Dance and Drama for the Disabled

  • Wake House, North Street
  • Every Saturday, 10.30-12pm

New members always welcome

Helen 01778 421042

Knit and Sew Friendship Group

  • Abbey Church Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 2pm

Rosie 01778 424584

Knit and Crochet Group

  • The Craft Centre, Bourne Town Centre
  • Every Friday
  • 9am – 9pm

All welcome

Bourne Over 60’s Club

  • Darby and Joan Hall
  • Every Monday, 2pm – 3.45pm

Very friendly group, bingo, quizzes, afternoon tea, trips and days out. Not running end of July – September

Bourne Cameo Club

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Every Thursday, 2.30pm

For over 60’s

Bourne Scrabble Club

  • Wake House
  • Every Monday, 2-5pm

Caters for all players of all levels

Carpet Bowls

  • Village Hall, Langtoft
  • Fridays, 6.15pm – 10.15pm (Youth 6.15pm – 7.15pm; Adults till 10.15pm)

Bourne Judo Club

  • Darby and Joan Hall
  • Every Wednesday
  • Various times

From 6 – 60 years – Can just turn up – no booking required

Bourne Readers Group

  • Various locations
  • Various Days

For people interested in reading and meeting new people

Linda 01778 393127

Clubbercise

  • Elsea Park Community Hall, Sandown Drive
  • Every Thursday, 6.30pm

All fitness levels welcome

Nikki 07500 862412

Royal British Legion (women’s section)

  • Butterfield Centre, North Road
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2pm

Many social events to enjoy

Bingo

Aslackby Bingo

  • Aslackby Village Hall
  • 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm

Bourne Bingo

  • Meadow Close Community Centre
  • Every other Thursday, 7.30pm

All welcome

Brenda 07712 199050

Twenty Bingo

  • Twenty Village Hall
  • Every other Wednesday, 7.30pm

All welcome – Just turn up

Morton Bingo

  • The Five Bells Pub
  • Every Monday, 7.30pm

Baby Groups

Babies and Tots

  • New Day Baptist Church, Morton
  • Every Tuesday, 10-11.30am

Baby Massage

  • The Youth Centre Bourne Childrens Centre
  • Every Friday, 11.30-12.30

Courses run for 5 weeks

Email: kimwooldridge365@btinternet.com

Baby Yoga

  • The Youth Centre Bourne Childrens Centre
  • Every Monday, 11.00-12.00
  • Pre-Booking required

Email: kimwooldridge365@btinternet.com

Pre School / Toddler Groups

Mother and Toddler Group

  • Baptist Church, Bourne
  • Every Tuesday, 9.30-11.30
  • £1.50 per family

Elsea Park Playgroup

  • Elsea Park Community Hall, Sandown Drive
  • Every Thursday
  • 9.30am – 10.30am

£1.50 per session. Age 0-4 years.

Toddler and Parent Group

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Every Wednesday
  • 10am – 12pm

£1.00 per family. Refreshments included. From 0-4 years, lots of activities available.

Mother and Toddler group

  • Abbey Church Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 9.30-11.30

All welcome – pre-school age only – term time only

Hartbeeps

  • Thurlby Methodist Church
  • Every Wednesday
  • Various times

The most original musical baby, toddler and pre-school classes

Email: Kaffy@hartbeeps.com
Call Kaffy: 07576 759337

Musical Minis

  • Various locations
  • Various days and times

Music group for parents and pre-school children for learning and fun with music – Term time only

hazel@musicalminis.co.uk

Pre-school music class

  • Wake House, North Street
  • Every Wednesday Mornings

For 0-4 years, fun music sessions

Mary 01529 497131

Pillarwood Farm Pre-School Parent/Toddler

  • 2 Main Street, Edenham
  • Fridays, 10am – 11.30am

Five-week sessions – Parent and toddler group, £6 per child, £3 per sibling. Refreshments, chance to chat. Forest school setting, outside activities.

www.pillarwoodfarmpreschool.co.uk

Storytime

  • Bourne Library
  • Every Tuesday, 2- 2.30pm

Storytime for pre-school children

Junior Clubs

Bourne Judo Club

  • Darby and Joan Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 7.45-8.45pm
  • £2.50 per session

Chas 01778 440430

Yoga Class – After School

  • Café 35, Bourne Town Centre
  • Every Tuesday
  • 4.15-5.15pm

Suitable for primary school children, Drop-in class, Pay as you go £5.00 – Booking req (drink and snack inc)

Teenagers

Don’t Lose Hope

  • 4 North Street Bourne
  • Every Thursday, 6.30-8.30pm

Themed evenings and chilled sessions for teenagers only / Mental Health

07823 887968

Youth Club

  • New Day Baptist Church, Morton
  • Every Thursday, 6.30-8pm
  • From Year 6 – Year 9

Active Lifestyle Groups

Ki-Ways Tai-Chi

  • Every Tuesday, 2-3.30pm

Tai-Chi Lessons for all abilities

Tel: 07413 620344

Dementia Support – Tai Chi

  • Wake House
  • Every Wednesday, 2pm – 3pm

All abilities welcome

Zumba Class

  • Bourne Methodist Church
  • Every Wednesday
  • 7pm – 8pm

All levels welcome

Jackie Goodwin

Yoga Class

  • Wake House
  • Every Wednesday, 7.30-8.45pm

Laura 07951 288801

Burghley Run Camp

  • Burghley Park, Near Stamford
  • Every Wednesday
  • 10.30am

Running based exercise class, do not have to be a runner to take part, pay on the day, no need to book.

Bourne Ladies Keep-Fit

  • Methodist Church Hall, Abbey Road
  • Every Thursday, 7.30-8.30pm
  • Ladies only

Janet 07730 23557

Fia – Rock Box Fitness

  • Ryhall Village Hall PE9 4HR
  • Various days and times

Fitness class with a difference, combining rock music and boxing training – All fitness levels welcome.

Email: Fia.DanceFitness@outlook.com

Tel: 07818 516707

Bourne Badminton Club

  • Bourne Leisure Centre
  • Every Friday, 7.30-9.30pm

Welcomes new members

Julian 01778 423994

Inclusive Family Yoga

  • Morton Village Hall
  • Every Tuesday
  • 11am 

Exercise to Music

  • Rippingale Village Hall
  • Every Wednesday, 11.45-12.45

Exercise to music for over 50 plus age group

01778 423351

Postural Stability Strength and Balance Class

  • Bourne Youth Centre
  • Every Monday
  • 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Endurance and strength class for those at risk of falls, tea and coffee after, £6 per class, 1st session free

Email: info@chooseyoufit.com

Glynn  07834 839212

Yoga / Pilates and Body Conditioning

  • Edenham Village Hall
  • Every Thursday, 6.30pm
  • Pay as you go £3.50

Kim 07976 818995

Move It or Lose It Class

  • Elsea Park Community Hall, Sandown Drive
  • Every Monday
  • 10.45am 

Exercise class for the over 60’s and a good natter – First session free

www.Smart-Fitt.fitness

Move It or Lose It Class

  • The Barn – Baston
  • Every Friday
  • 1.30pm – 2.15pm

Exercise class for the over 60’s and a good natter – First session free. To book call or email.

Email: Amanda.abbott@moveitorloseit.co.uk

Tel: 07535 788756

Yoga Class

  • Wake House
  • Every Thursday, 10.30-12pm

All welcome

Laura 07951 288801

Slimming World with Tori

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Tuesdays 9.30am / Thursdays 5.30pm / 7.30pm

Everyone is welcome – For more information please call Tori. 

www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Tori 07849 095520

South Kesteven Health Walks

  • 1Life Leisure Centre, Bourne
  • Every Friday
  • 11.45am

Provides free walks for beginners and people with health conditions. Meet outside leisure centre for a one hour walk around Bourne.

Walking For Health

  • Various locations
  • Every Wednesday, 2pm
  • Also 2 x Saturdays per month – Walking group in and around Bourne

Kate 01476 406157

Line Dancing Class

  • Masonic Hall, Roman Bank
  • Every Monday, 10-11am

Beginners class

Café – Coffee Groups

Bourne Cuppa Club

  • Café 35, Bourne Town Centre
  • 1st Tues /4th Thurs, 10-11.30am

A cuppa shared whilst making new friends – social group, all welcome

Sharon Davidson

Coffee morning

  • Methodist Church Hall, Abbey Road
  • Every Thursday

Coffee morning

  • Digby Court, North Road
  • Every Wednesday, 10.30-12pm
  • Coffee and Biscuits 50p charge

All welcome

Coffee morning

  • Meadow Close Community Centre
  • Every Tuesday, 10am
  • Coffee / Tea / Biscuits only 30p

Good company – All welcome

Coffee morning

  • Darby and Joan Hall
  • Every Thursday 11.30am

All welcome

Coffee morning

  • Salvation Army Hall
  • Last Saturday of the month, 10-12pm

Lunch Club

Monday Lunch Club

  • Abbey Church Hall, Church Walk
  • Every Monday, 12-2pm

Home cooked food in friendly surroundings £3.00 for main course £1.00 for dessert.

Alison 01778 422832

The Poachers Supper Club

  • Angel Hotel
  • 3rd Thursday of the month
  • Various times

Sociable friendly group with talks, quizzes, entertainment, all ages welcome

Val 01778 394998

Volunteering

Mad in SK

  • Making a difference in South Kesteven. 

Volunteering opportunities for 16-25 yr olds with opp to gain awards, qualifications, have fun and make friends

01476 563863