Links to sites run by community groups and other local organisations and government departments
Barnwood Trust is a charitable foundation that provides grants to people in Gloucestershire with disabilities and mental health challenges.
Free, confidential and impartial advice, Stroud District.
A free service available to anyone over the age of 16 living in Gloucestershire, or who is registered with a Gloucestershire GP.
Community Wellbeing Agents have extensive knowledge of local services and can:
- Talk to you about the challenges you may be facing and what would help you
- Offer advice, information and practical support
- Actively signpost you to services that can help you find solutions to everyday problems
Volunteer within our Community Wellbeing Service:
We need your help! Give back to the local community, gain skills, recognised qualifications and training.
Contact us: 01453 755177 / 07980773391 Email: [email protected]
Campaigning for the restoration of the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal.
A community organisation offering a range of financial services to people living or working in the Stroud District or Tetbury areas. Locally based and ethically run. Stroud Valleys Credit Union offers an affordable way to borrow money, as well as a safe and secure place to save it.
Join the Time Bank and swap your time and skills with other members. For every hour of help you give, you get one Fair Shares time credit. Use these credits to spend on things that will help you.
Emergency food for local people in crisis.
The Fruit Exchange connects food outlets with people who have surplus fruit ensuring fresh, locally grown produce is not wasted.
Donate your unwanted furniture, appliances and bric-a-brac and help families in need.
Subsidised scheme for residents of Stroud Parish funded by Stroud Town Council.
A separate scheme is available for SDC tenants.
Libraries & Archives / Schools & learning / Highways: travel, roads & parking / Births, marriages & deaths / Waste & Recycling / Health & social care.
Apply for social rented housing in Gloucestershire.
Stroud’s only independent magazine for Art, Music, Theatre, Literature & Comedy.
Supporting families throughout the Stroud District.
Supporting people living with sight loss across the county. Find out about a drop in service at The Subscription Rooms.
Stroud’s community venue.
Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB
Supporting the people of Stroud marginalised in society.
A charity working with people to change their lives for the better.
Advice and support helping with a range of issues including housing, education, employment, sexual health, relationships, finances, benefits and debt.
Sometimes, all you need is a little advice and guidance, or simply someone to point you in the right direction. P3’s fantastic, knowledgeable staff will do their best to help, and if they don’t know the answer there and then, they’ll help you find someone who does.
Gloucestershire County Council’s parking permit schemes for residents/carers/businesses.
Useful information for residents on businesses and organisations serving Stroud. Known by many as “The Little Green Book”.
Affordable door-to-door transport.
One-stop-shop for communities who have a road safety concern in their locality.
Enabling independent living in Gloucestershire. Mears Safe at Home offers a handyperson service to those over 60 years or anyone with a disability.
A website that enables the public to alert local authorities in England and Wales about people sleeping rough in their area.
Fortnightly Sunday cook club at The Old Town Hall. Surplus food collected from local traders is turned into a free three course meal by volunteer chefs for guests on a “pay what you feel basis”.
Benefits & money advice / Bins, rubbish & recycling / Community & recreation / Council tax / Environment / Housing / Licensing & registration / Planning & building control / Sport, leisure and parks / Streets & travel
Fund raising and support for Stroud hospitals and health care.
The local history society for Stroud.
Working to preserve buildings of historical, architectural and constructional interest.
Helping local people improve their natural environment for the benefit of the whole community.
A network for local people and groups working on the transition to a locally based low carbon lifestyle.
Services for older people in the Stroud area.
The Warm and Well team has been providing free local home energy advice since 2001.
Our team of trained energy advisors give free energy efficiency advice that will help you stay warmer and healthier in your home. This ranges from simple changes you can make, to helping you access grants for insulation or providing information about renewable technologies. We can help you reduce your energy bills, switch your energy tariff or supplier, and help you find local installers and tradespeople. We may be able to offer you a free home energy visit.