Life After Caring

A SIX WEEK COURSE TO HELP FORMER CARERS MOVE FORWARD AND REESTABLISH A LIFE OF THEIR OWN AFTER CARING. WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? The course is for anyone who has left their caring role for any reason• parent whose son or daughter has gone onto independent living• A smaller child who has started full […]

30-minute Health Walk along Shorey Bank, Darwen

An easy walk along mainly level terrain. This walk is ideal for people who want to get active again. Bring the person you care for, if they can manage to walk the short distance of about one mile. The walk is basically 15 minutes in one direction, then a return walk to the starting point. […]

Mindful Crafts using Yarn

Using Yarn to craft and learn new skills like crochet. This workshop will develop the practice of mindfulness, through a craft activity. There will be a different craft activity each week, to inspire and promote your wellbeing through stimulating your creative mind.

The Greenhouse Project

Learn about nature with the Wildlife Trust, informative sessions on plants and wildlife, walks will take place mostly in Witton Park or nearby locations in Blackburn. Please come prepared for any weather and with the right footwear.  Must have the mobility to walk for at least an hour at a slow pace. Must book with […]

TALK Group

This is a chat and support group for anyone who feels isolated, support is given through the peers on the group. At the moment it runs on WhatsApp, however we hope to start meeting face to face in the near future. You can chat about anything, any issues you have with caring, hobbies, ideas, events, […]

Sewing Group

The Sewing Class is a place where you can brush up your skills and work on different projects, our lovely tutor has a wealth of experience. Come and learn, make friends and develop your sewing skills, whether you already have some or you want to learn.

Drop In to Check In

Are you looking after a family member or friend and would like some support with your mental health and well-being? Do you look after someone experiencing mental ill health? Then our ‘drop in’ to ‘check in’ session could help you The sessions will explore: • Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing better • Goal setting • […]

Wellbeing Walks

Walking is ideal for improving all aspects of physical and mental health. Discover the countryside and nature on your doorstep and make new friends. Every Thursday at various local locations starting at 11am. Contact the walking team on: 07724097964 for information about the next walk.

Trip to Whalley

Meet at Kingsway at 11am, travelling to Whalley, once in Whalley we have an activity walking and treasure hunt, after the activity, time for lunch at a local café.  Lunch will cost £5 and will be potato pie or a vegetarian option, which you pay at the cafe.  Please state when booking, which option.

£4.00

Asian Carers Group

Asian Carers Will be meeting at Kingsway and other venues depending on the weather, there will be a host of craft, gardening, social, wellbeing and learning activities to do. We are starting 2 new projects one with Connect and one with the Library.  Make sure you attend the group to find out more.

Meditation Hour

Join us in zoom for a relaxation evening that leaves you feeling refreshed.https://zoom.us/j/6490275541

Mindful Craft using Yarn

Using Yarn to craft and learn new skills like crochet. This workshop will develop the practice of mindfulness, through a craft activity. There will be a different craft activity each week, to inspire and promote your wellbeing through stimulating your creative mind.

30-minute Health Walk along Shorey Bank, Darwen

An easy walk along mainly level terrain. This walk is ideal for people who want to get active again. Bring the person you care for, if they can manage to walk the short distance of about one mile. The walk is basically 15 minutes in one direction, then a return walk to the starting point. […]

The Greenhouse Project

Learn about nature with the Wildlife Trust, informative sessions on plants and wildlife, walks will take place mostly in Witton Park or nearby locations in Blackburn. Please come prepared for any weather and with the right footwear.  Must have the mobility to walk for at least an hour at a slow pace. Must book with […]

TALK Group

This is a chat and support group for anyone who feels isolated, support is given through the peers on the group. At the moment it runs on WhatsApp, however we hope to start meeting face to face in the near future. You can chat about anything, any issues you have with caring, hobbies, ideas, events, […]

Dementia Peer Support Group – Memory Clinic workshop

With special guests from the memory clinic and the occupational health service, come and discuss your concerns and issues, ask questions and get the right information. Join us for support around your caring role, learn from your peers who have been through similar journeys

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