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"Getting older means different things for different people. At Anchor, we’re dedicated to providing a wide range of services to ensure you can remain as independent as possible, no matter what your needs are. Whether you are looking for a care home, sheltered housing, help to manage in your own property or more security or companionship, we can help."
APT Action on Poverty transforms the lives of thousands of poor and vulnerable people by helping them to help themselves. APT gives them the skills to work in or start up their own small enterprises so that they can generate an income for their basic needs, such as food and medicine and education for their children. APT also promotes social change so that disadvantaged people, such as disabled men and women and those affected by HIV/AIDS, can participate fully in society and become useful members of their communities. The impact of APT's work is long-term, restoring dignity and building self-reliance.
The Evesham branch was set up in 1982 at the rear of a vet’s surgery but in 1989 the organization was forced to move. It was given space to rent by the National Canine Defence League in Wickhamford. “It has taken us several years to achieve what we have today and we are extremely proud of our rescue centre.” Area Co-ordinator Angela Middleton.
CLIC Sargent - caring for children and young people with cancer and leukaemia. CLIC Sargent cares for the 10 families in the UK who are told their child has cancer every day . As the UK's leading children's cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is the only organisation to offer them all round care and support. That's because we're there every step of the way.
DIAL South Worcestershire – a free and confidential disability information service and advice line for disabled people, their carers, families and friends on a wide range of subjects. The DIAL Outreach Service is available at Evesham Community Contact Centre, Elmley Castle Community Post Office and village hall, Broadway ‘Signpost’, 4 Russell Square, opposite the village green, Pershore Civic Centre and Pershore Library.
The unit is run entirely by volunteers on a Monday and Thursday evening from 1900 to 2100. We take any child aged 10 to 18, dyslexia and hyper-activity are not barriers to joining the unit. Things we do include sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, also we teach marine engineering, seamanship, drill, communications, first aid, cooking and all sorts of other fun activities for teenagers. Evesham Sea Cadet Unit is based in Shinehill Lane, South Littleton, WR11 8TZ, Tel 01386 833383.
Macmillan Cancer Support, improves the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support and pushing for better cancer care. Macmillan Nurses in Evesham and Malvern work both in local hospitals and in the community. Worcestershire fund raising office, Woodast Farm, Astwood Lane, Redditch, Worcs, B96 6PS.
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is responsible for funding and operating three Air Ambulances serving the Midlands and Welsh border region. Flying its first mercy mission in 1991, the organisation is regarded as one of the longest established and busiest Air Ambulance operators in the UK.
MIND is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales working to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. The MIND Cabin, Evesham Community Hospital, Waterside, Evesham WR11 1JT.
Supports bereaved children and their families in Worcestershire.
Spetchley, near Worcester. Thirty-acre garden with rare trees, shrubs, plants and red and fallow deer.
Aims to recruit, advise and guide people willing to undertake voluntary work. It aims to act as a recruiting agency for voluntary and statutory organisations and to be a focal point for organisations using volunteers. Aims to develop and support projects in the community.
Wychavon Citizens Advice Bureau is independent and provides free, confidential, impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, gender, sexuality or disability. Founded in 1982, Wychavon CAB aims to ensure that individuals do not suffer through lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or services available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effectively and equally. 116 High Street, Evesham. Town Hall, Pershore.
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