Community Directory

Community Directory

Organisation Name Description
Walton Lea Partnership

We are a charity which provides supported employment for adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems, mobility issues and early onset Alzheimers.
The type of jobs we offer are gardening, woodwork, floristry, conservation work, working in our shop, dealing with customers etc. Some people work one day a week whilst others come Monday to Friday.You have to like working outdoors!

Warren Pre-School Playgroup

The Warren pre-school has been an established part of the local community for over 40 years. It was initially founded as a ‘mum’s and tot’s’ group and has developed from there.
We are a registered charity, aided by an elected group of trustees. We have a charity status to enable us to fund raise for the preschool.
We are registered for a maximum of 30 children per session aged 2 to 4, and maintain the required ratio in line with OFSTED requirements.

Warrington Advanced Motorists

Our sole purpose is to help drivers and riders prepare for and pass the Advanced Driving /Riding Test run by IAM RoadSmart (formerly known as the Institute of Advanced Motorists, the IAM). We are an independent, Warrington based, organisation affiliated to IAM RoadSmart and a Registered Charity (Registration Number 1048554) in our own right.

Warrington and District Friendship Group

Thursdays (monthly) 2-4pm

Warrington and District Arts Council

The purpose of Warrington Arts Council is to promote the town’s arts and culture scene and to act as a co-ordinating and liaising body for local voluntary organisations and individuals involved in, or interested in, the cultural life of the town.

Membership is open to representatives of local voluntary organisations, individuals who support the purposes of the council and elected Borough Councillors. Anyone can attend our meetings but to become a full member with voting rights payment of a small annual subscription is required.

Warrington and Halton Hospital Charity

Warrington and Halton Hospitals’ Charity, ‘WHH Charity’, raises funds to provide additional comforts, care or experiences for the direct benefit of patients and their families beyond that which the NHS provides.
With the support of our many, many donors and fundraisers we raise money to improve patient environments, fund additional equipment or facilities or provide important complimentary services to enhance our patients’ overall experience.
We can only continue our work by gaining the support of our local communities and our mission is to create as many different ways as possible to forge new partnerships and involve our supporters in ways that best suit them.

Warrington Animal Welfare

Warrington Animal Welfare is a registered charity which was originally established in 1983 by Joan Rimmer B.E.M. and the late June Jackson.
WAW was setup to provide financial support for pet owners on low income or benefits to help them to pay to have their pet's neutered, in a bid to reduce the amount of stray, abandoned and unwanted pets in Warrington.

Volunteers are the life-blood of charities like Warrington Animal Welfare. You may want to help out in the rehoming centre – cleaning and caring for the animals, help run a neutering campaigns e.g. leafleting, fundraising, walking dogs, socialising nervous pets, transporting animals to vets appointments, fostering, admin tasks, homechecking (training will be given), handling calls and updating our website!

Warrington Arpley Division Guide Association

We are part of Girlguiding UK; we are based in Warrington in Cheshire. We are a non-profit making organisation, all funds are received are used for and by the girls and women who are our members.

Warrington Art Group
Warrington Borough Council
Warrington Cats Protection

From humble beginnings in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK's leading feline welfare charity. We help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through our network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 32 adoption centres.

Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for NHS services used by Warrington residents.

We are made up of 26 Warrington GP practices and the GPs are now in charge of NHS decision making.

Warrington CCG run a number of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs).
PPGs are your voice in your GP surgery. PPGs are made up of volunteers and staff from the surgery, usually the practice manager and one or more GPs. They meet to discuss how the practice is working; what is going well, and what could be improved.

To find out more about your GP Practice's PPG or to get involved contact you practice or email or call using the information above.

Warrington Community Living

Warrington Community Living (WCL) is a 23 year old local charity that seeks to support people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people, people with dementia and people experiencing mental health issues to lead their lives in a purposeful, healthy and enjoyable way as full and equal members of their local community. We do this through the provision of residential homes and supported living schemes, provision of short breaks for children and young people as well as other forms of support for individuals in the the community.

Warrington Digital Skills

Warrington Digital Skills group runs a weekly digital drop in from the IT suite in Whitecross Community Centre. We provide lessons and support for anyone who wishes to learn, improve their skills or just access the internet. Learners can use the centre laptops or bring their own devices - from laptops to tablets to smartphones, we have volunteers to support everyone safely at their own pace.

Warrington Disability Partnership

Warrington Disability Partnership is a voluntary organisation run predominantly by disabled people with the aim of improving the quality of life for disabled people and their families through a range of direct and indirect services.

Warrington East District Scout Council

Supporting scouting activities in Warrington east scout district. The District Executive Committee usually meet on the second Thursday of alternate months at various venues across the District. If you have any issues you want to have raised please contact the District Secretary.

Warrington Ethnic Communities Association

An Umbrella Body for culturally diverse communities of Warrington, WECA is a registered charity, government & local council approved organisation operating in Warrington. It was formed in January 2004 to act as an umbrella body for ‘grassroots’, community and voluntary ‘minority’ groups in Warrington.
WECA represents culturally diverse groups at a strategic and community level. It works with both statutory and non-statutory services to identify needs, advocates wishes and changes of Warrington’s ethnic communities.
WECA is widely known across Warrington and the North West for organising the yearly cultural festival known as the ‘Mela’. This major event brings together different communities to celebrate music, dance, entertainment and food of different cultures. It’s the most happening, inspiring and popular event for the whole community!

Warrington Foodbank

Warrington foodbank is a way of supporting individuals and families who meet a crisis situation and cannot afford food for a time. It works in the following way:

Non-perishable food is donated by the public, through churches, businesses and schools
Volunteers sort the food in the foodbank warehouse
Care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, Citizens Advice Bureau, Children's Centres and police identify people in crisis and issue each person with a foodbank voucher.
When you are given a foodbank voucher, you take it to one of the foodbank centres at the opening times shown.
In exchange for a voucher, you are given a food supply which will provide three balanced meals a day for three days. The amount you receive depends on whether you are an individual living alone or whether you are applying on behalf of a family.

Warrington Foodbank

Warrington foodbank is a way of supporting individuals and families who meet a crisis situation and cannot afford food for a time. It works in the following way:

Non-perishable food is donated by the public, through churches, businesses and schools
Volunteers sort the food in the foodbank warehouse
Care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, Citizens Advice Bureau, Children's Centres and police identify people in crisis and issue each person with a foodbank voucher.
When you are given a foodbank voucher, you take it to one of the foodbank centres at the opening times shown.
In exchange for a voucher, you are given a food supply which will provide three balanced meals a day for three days. The amount you receive depends on whether you are an individual living alone or whether you are applying on behalf of a family.

Warrington Friendship Group

A Friendly community lead Friendship group that operates out of Asda Cafe based in the Cockhedge Centre. Members come along to chat and have a brew, as well as playing games and reading books.
The group is being set up to tackle social isolation and is for young and old to attend.

Warrington History Society

Established in 1964, our aims to encourage an interest in all aspects of local history with particular reference to Warrington and its surrounding areas. We hold regular lectures on Warrington's history and organise occasional visits to places of interest.

Warrington Lions Club

Warrington Lions Club was formed in 1968 and has served its community with great distinction since that time. The club have 24 members and have service projects throughout the year. Christmas is especially busy when they bring out a spectacular Santa Sleigh onto the streets of Warrington. Many thousands of pounds are raised all of which goes to needy causes.
There are over 1.35 million Lions members in 207 countries which makes us the largest service organisation in the world. Our motto is 'We Serve' and we offer our time and skills to our community and also meet some of the needs of the wider world community.

Most of all we have great fun and gain much satisfaction from our membership of the 'Lions family.'

The club is always on the look out for new members, both men and women. So if you have a few hours to spare and would like to offer your time and skills to those less fortunate than yourself then the Lions Club is for you. Please ring Ken on 01925 816165 or Harry on 01925 416981 and arrangements can be made for you to meet the Lions.

Visit the website for more info: http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/warrington/

Warrington Literary and Philosophical Society

Six times every year we hold stimulating lectures followed by a lively question and answer session on a variety of topics including science, art, history, politics, music and literature.
You are welcome to join us either as a member for the year or as a guest for an individual talk.
Our meetings start at 7.30 p.m. on the first Mondays in October, November, December, February, March and April at Friars Green Independent Methodist Church Hall.

Warrington Mencap

At Warrington MENCAP we work with and support adults and young people with learning disabilities and their families. We provide 3 social clubs and have several houses in a supported living scheme. Within our social clubs we provide holidays and days out, we also have a walking group and fishing club. Activities also include snooker, discos, access to a gym and badminton and various other games.

Warrington Money Box

A partnership for organisations that promote and support the development and delivery of ethical and affordable financial services through Credit Unions in Warrington. Particularly for those people who cannot access savings, loans and other financial services through the high street and are using and/or targeted by High Cost Lenders such as Loan Sharks and Pay Day Loan companies

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