Community Directory

Community Directory

Organisation Name Description
Cheshire, Halton & Warrington Race and Equality Centre

CHAWREC was founded in 1995 originally as a Racial Equality Council. However, since then we have expanded into dealing with all areas of equality, although we still retain a specialism in race equality work.
Our objectives are to eliminate discrimination, especially racial discrimination and promote equality of opportunity and good relations.
Our main area of benefit is the area of old Cheshire, which comprises of the local authority areas of Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, Warrington and Halton. However, some of our services also cover neighbouring areas like North Wales and our discrimination casework service is England and Wales wide.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

CAP (Christians Against Poverty) is an organisation that offers debt counselling and debt consolidation to those who have problems with debt. Our Warrington Debt Centre is run in partnership with Life Church Warrington and gives free debt help to anyone who feels weighed down by debt.

Church of The Transfiguration Birchwood and Woolston

The PCC (Parochial Church Council) of Birchwood and Woolston includes the Church of England churches of The Transfiguration in Birchwood and The Ascension in Woolston. As well as regular worship we seek to make a difference in our local communities through projects that meet the needs of local people. This includes a weekly Community Cafe and activities for families.

Citizens Advice

We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Claire House Childrens Hospice

Claire House Children’s Hospice helps seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life. By providing specialist nursing care and emotional support we help families smile again when life couldn’t get any tougher.

Community Objectives

Community Objectives CIC is a registered Community Interest Company committed to providing social and economic benefits to a variety of communities within England and Wales. We are an organisation that values Creative Practices and particularly performance skills.
Community Objectives CIC offer a service to any organisation, team, or individual which wishes to add a special spice of creativity to their event, project or production. We consult, create and execute a range of projects with a variety of scale; each having their own measurable outcomes and outputs to ensure our work is effective and efficient.

Conversation and Coffee

Conversation and Coffee provide English classes for speakers of other languages. We teach adults with any level of English in a friendly and informal environment. Our classes are mainly focused on conversation skills, but we also teach some grammar. As we have some students who have had little or no access to formal education, we have also started a literacy group to help people learn to read and write.
Mondays - 9.30am - Whitecross Community Centre, Lexden Street, Warrington WA5 1PT (near Warrington Hospital)
Wednesdays - 10.00am - Central Library, Museum St, Warrington WA1 1JB

Coroners Courts Support Service

The Coroners’ Courts Support Service (CCSS) is an independent voluntary organisation whose trained volunteers offer emotional support and practical help to bereaved families, witnesses and others attending an Inquest at a Coroner’s Court. We currently have a team of volunteers working at Warrington coroners court.

Creative Remedies

Creative Remedies is a programme of arts activities that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of Warrington residents over the age of 18.

The community arts scheme was first set up to offer an alternative treatment for people having or recovering from mild to moderate mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression. A range of activities are on offer such as digital photography, art, a music group and also singing and drama classes. The programme has been opened up to anyone over the age of 18 who feels that interaction with these groups would benefit their health and wellbeing.

We aim to engage anyone that feels they could benefit, in particular people who are socially isolated within the community. These groups have helped them to make friends, gain confidence and learn new skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. The groups are run by council staff with the help of external tutors. Staff have a wealth of knowledge on community and cultural activities and can offer support and guidance based on individual needs.

Creative Remedies is open to Warrington residents over the age of 18 who feel that engagement would benefit their health and wellbeing.

Croft Parish Council

Parish Council

Croft Primary School Parents Association

Our School has a well-deserved reputation for high academic achievement and social development which we are very proud of. The PTA play a vital role in school by organising family orientated events and activities throughout the year for our school community. The children love our events and as well as having fun we raise valuable funds for school that enhance the quality of our children’s learning environment.

The PTA is a Registered Charity, informally run by volunteer parents of the school. We usually meet once every half term. Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings and become actively involved.

Croft Village Memorial Hall

Croft Memorial Village Hall is at the heart of a thriving community, originally built in the 1960s it has provided locals and visitors alike with an ideal space in which to partake in a wide range of activities including bowling, dancing, bridge and tai-chi to name a few. The hall is run as a charity, mainly by a committee of volunteers, with all proceeds being ploughed back into the running and maintenance of the building for the benefit of everyone who uses it. People who remember going to parties at the hall as children are now bringing their own children and grandchildren and this continuity fosters a great sense of community spirit. The building comprises two halls the smaller of which is occupied by our resident pre-school, many of their pupils go on to join Croft Primary School which is just across the road and being so close, there is a great sense of continuity and cooperation between the two establishments. The halls are open to hire by anyone seeking a venue for their event and in addition to the regular weekly activities we frequently host parties, charity fundraising events, tea dances, meetings, workshops, exhibitions etc.

Cromwell Athletic JFC

Formed in 1996 the club was established to provide children organised junior football within the Westbrook area in Warrington. The club is involved in local league football and now, with exception of two teams, plays in the Warrington Junior Football League.

It has always been the philosophy of the Club to keep subscriptions and match fees to a minimum so that no child should ever be excluded for financial reasons. This means that we rely on the generosity of local businesses and individuals for support.

Culcheth Eagles Rugby Club

Culcheth Eagles give children and adults the chance to play rugby in a secure safe environment.

Culcheth Jujitsu Club

Juniors Class
Wednesdays 18:00 - 19:00
Sundays 19:00 - 20:00

Adults Class
Sundays 20:00 - 21:00

Culture Warrington

Culture Warrington is a registered charity which aims to provide varied, enjoyable, high quality arts, heritage, entertainment and learning opportunities across our three sites; Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, Pyramid and Parr Hall.

Cycling Projects

Cycling Projects is a national charity which promotes cycling through a range of successful community engagement programmes that give people the opportunity to cycle on a regular basis; through help, support and guidance. Most noticeably this is all achieved through its two nationally acclaimed initiatives Wheels for All and Pedal Away

Dallam and District Community Angling Group

Local Angling Group holding various fishing events and competitions.

Daten Football Club

We are an amateur football club, founded in 1948 and affiliated to the Lancashire FA.
We have four open age teams playing football on Saturday afternoons in the Cheshire Football League and in the Wigan and District Football League. We also run a Sunday team which is a Veterans team (over 35) who play in the Cheshire League over 35 Veterans Football League and in addition Sunday under 21 Cheshire League.

The season kicks off from mid-August and goes through into May of the following year. Pre-season training sessions are held from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Culcheth Sports Club and begin on the last Tuesday in June. During the season, training sessions are also held on Tuesday and Thursday, from 7pm to 9pm at Culcheth Sports Club with one hour spent on an all-weather pitch on each evening.


We are Dimensions. We provide person-centred support packages for people with learning disabilities and autism.

From a few hours each week, to intensive support for people with challenging behaviour, complex needs and profound and multiple learning disabilities, we involve the people we support and their families in all levels of their support plan.

Everything we do is personalised to the individual and our staff are ambitious for each and every person we support. We believe passionately that people do best outside of institutions, and when living near family and friends.

Directions For Men CIC

We are a support group for men who are struggling emotionally. They may have anxiety or depression or just don’t feel that they are coping particularly well in their daily lives. We will meet at least weekly and up to three times per week if demand requires it. We can also provide support over the telephone, by text message or chat through Facebook as well as meeting on a one-to-one basis. Each of our sessions follow a similar model. We will begin with a round of introductions and we will ask men to share what is troubling them and the impact it is having. We will talk through options and try to come up with an action plan to solve that problem or reduce the negative emotions it is causing. Men will then break in to smaller groups to explore their problem in more depth. Finally we will conclude by putting in place a plan to keep themselves safe until the next meeting. We ultimately want the men to develop a supportive network with other men undertaking activities to maintain their wellbeing following the five ways to wellbeing methodology.

Dogs for Good

We’re an innovative charity, exploring ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities.
Our assistance dogs support adults and children with a range of disabilities and also children with autism.
We train and support community dogs and their specialist handlers to work in activity and therapy in communities and schools.
Our PAWS Family Dog team gives advice and support to help people get the most out of their relationship with their pet dog.

Dogs for Good

We’re an innovative charity, exploring ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities.
Our assistance dogs support adults and children with a range of disabilities and also children with autism.
We train and support community dogs and their specialist handlers to work in activity and therapy in communities and schools.
Our PAWS Family Dog team gives advice and support to help people get the most out of their relationship with their pet dog.

Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together

Through Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together (DART), children and their mothers can talk to each other about domestic abuse, learn to communicate and rebuild their relationship. They can meet other mums and children who have lived through similar experiences, and share what they have learned.

Earl of Stamford Morris Dancers

The Earl of Stamford Morris is a traditional mixed morris side based in the Cheshire village of Moore (now in Halton Borough), which is roughly halfway between Warrington and Runcorn. We dance mainly in the Cotswold morris style.

Between September and May we meet for practices every Tuesday evening at 8pm at the Milner Institute, Runcorn Road, Moore (and usually afterwards at a local pub). In the summer we dance out once a week at pubs across the region, often with other morris sides.


The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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