Our major programmes offer a wide range of interventions that support our community members to engage actively in their own wellbeing and that of the whole community. Our approach is informed by Asset Based Community Development with its focus on being resident led, working with the strengths of the community in a place-based approach to population health. We partner with organisations that share our values and our commitment to tackling health inequalities
Your food, your health
This is a National Lottery funded project through Bristol Ageing Better. Helping connect people through food.
SPEAR - Social Prescribing
Connecting people who want to make changes to improve their wellbeing with local support & activity providers in Bristol.
Our community led approach to delivering health and wellbeing services in Bristol is greatly enhanced through strong partnerships. Some of our major programmes are outlined below.
This is a National Lottery funded project through Bristol Ageing Better, and is administered by Age UK Bristol. 'Your Food, Your Health' provides the opportunity for people over 55 living in sheltered living accommodation...
Community Access Support Service (CASS) works with community, equality and faith groups to improve access to mental health and emotional wellbeing support in Bristol. In addition to challenging mental health stigma...
Social Prescribing for Equality and Resilience (SPEAR) is a free and supportive social prescribing initiative in Bristol - a partnership of community organisations working to support people's wellbeing. Connecting the people in Bristol ...
The Network is a Bristol project working with people in Easton, Ashley and Lawrence Hill wards to take action in their neighbourhoods. The team listen to people that want to connect with others, share their ideas, skills and passions and kick-start new projects...
A joint initiative between NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK, this programme aims to deliver at a large scale for people already identified with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and who are therefore at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Patients who are identified by GPs...
The service, commissioned by Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, is suitable for patients with acute non-specific musculoskeletal pain requiring routine physical therapy. Patients will be accepted for assessment if they have had no improvement of the musculoskeletal pain after four weeks of analgesia and re-mobilisation advice...
We are very appreciative of the funds made available to us in order that we may continue to develop and deliver services that improve the wellbeing of people in our community. Without these much-needed resources we could not positively impact the lives of individuals through high-impact support, advice and meaningful activities.
SPEAR and The Network programmes are funded by the Bristol City Council Impact Fund, as are a number of our services including our social prescribing work, our work with new migrant communities, our work around food and nutrition and therapeutic arts.
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