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Health and Wellbeing

 

Branching Out Signposting and Support Service

Event Location - Wellspring Art Room

Price - Free 

For signposting, and support to access services such as Bristol LIFT, please call one of our workers

Contact Mandy on 0117 304 1425 or David on 0117 304 1432. for polish speakers, contact Tomasz on 0117 304 1433 (Kontakt dla osób polskojêzycznych).


Eastern European Women Wellbeing Group

Event Location - Wellspring Art Room

Mondays 10:00 – 12:00

Price - Free and free créche

A Wellbeing group  from women from Eastern European Countries - (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia). All women welcome as long as they can speak English, Polish or Russian. Includes: crafts, health and wellbeing advice, conversation in English with native speakers, English language classes

Contact wellbeing@wellspringhlc.org or 0117 304 1400

ESOL for Men (Polish): Learning English Through IT

Wellspring

28th April 2014 for 6 weeks

FREE 6 weeks long English and IT course designed to improve the wellbeing and confidence among Polish men.

Contact Tomasz on 0117 304 1433 or 07944 669 602 or email tomasz.podpora@wellspringhlc.org

Pilates

Event Location: Wellspring

Mondays 5.30pm - 6.30pm and Thursdays 10.45am - 11.45am

Price - £7 per session

Please book in advance.

Contact Joyce on 0117 902 4603 for more information or to book a session*.

Changes Bristol Support Group 

Event Location - Wellspring Large Room

Mondays 7.15pm - 9.30pm

Price - Free

Support meeting for those suffering from any kind of mental distress including anxiety, depression, stress and bipolar. No referral or formal diagnosis is necessary.

Contact Jason on 0117 941 1123 for more information or just turn up on the day*

Mothers for Mothers

Event Location - Wellspring

Tuesdays 10am - 12pm

Price - Free 

Post natal depression peer support.

Call Wellspring Reception on 0117 304 1400 for more information*. 

Somali women one to one support

Event Location - Wellspring 

Tuesdays 1pm - 4pm

Price - Free 

We offer help and support with Employment, Benefits, Immigration, language, Debt, Health issues, Housing & Domestic violence and abuse.

Call Yasmin on 07930 184 946 for more information. 

Womankind

Event Location - Wellspring

Tuesdays 1pm - 5pm and Thursdays 9.35am - 1.30pm

Price - Free 

Counselling support for refugee and asylum seeking women.

Call Wellspring Reception on 0117 304 1400 for more information*.

The Roma Drop-in

Event Location - Wellspring créche Room

Tuesdays 1.30pm - 3.30pm 

Price - Free 

New service for the Gypsy Roma from Eastern Europe. Confidential welfare advice provided each week by St. Paul’s Advice as part of the Drop-in. Play activities for children and family/school places advice also available from the Limes Children Centre’s outreach worker. Interpretation from Romanian, Czech, Slovak and Polish available.support for refugee and asylum seeking women.

Call Jakub for more information on 0117 304 1426, or e-mail jakub.jablonowski@wellspringhlc.org, or you are welcome to simply drop-in.

Time Out for Men

Event Location - Wellspring

Tuesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Price - Free (contributions welcome).

Includes cooking, discussion, relaxation, health & wellbeing advice and games.

Call David Martin on 0117 304 1432.

Low Cost Relationship Counselling

Event Location - Wellspring Quiet Room

Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm

Price: tbc

Carole McLeod is a Relate trained Counsellor offering  Relationship Counselling for Couples and / or Individuals.
to book call reception on 0117 304 1400* 

Time Out for Men (Polish)

Event Location - Wellspring

Tuesdays 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Price - Free (contributions welcome).

Includes: Includes themed workshops, discussions, educational and social activities, health and wellbeing advice, relaxation, refreshments.

Call Tomasz on 0117 304 14 33 or 0794 466 96 02 

Spotkania dla Mê¿czyzn

Miejsce - Wellspring

Event Location - Wellspring

Wtorek 19:00 – 21:00

Cena: wstêp wolny

W programie warsztaty tematyczne, dyskusje, zajêcia integracyjne, informacje & porady , lekki poczêstunek.

Kontakt: Tomasz 0794 466 96 02, 0117 304 14 33.

Low Impact Aerobics

Event Location - Wellspring

Wednesdays 5.45pm - 6.45pm

Price  - £4

Just turn up or phone 0117 304 1400 for more information*.

Support to Stop Smoking

Event Location - Wellspring

Wednesdays 1.00pm - 4.00pm and Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Price - Free

One-to-one Support

Call David Martin on 0117 304 1432 or Mandy Cox on 0117 304 1425.

Learning Difficulties Drop-In

Event Location - Wellspring

1st and 2nd Tuesday of each month 10.00am - 12.00pm

Price - Free

Come and meet your health worker

Call Mandy Cox on 0117 304 1425. 

Somali Advice

Event Location - Wellspring

Wednesdays 2pm - 4pm

Price - Free

Advice session. 

Call St Pauls advice centre on 0117 955 2981 for more information or to book an appointment.*

Time Out for Women

Event Location - Wellspring

Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm

Price - £1

Includes cooking, crafts, discussion, relaxation, health & wellbeing advice and games. 

Call Mandy Cox on 0117 304 1425 prior to joining

St Paul's Advice

Event Location - Wellspring

Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm

Price - Free

Advice session- please book. 

Call Wellspring Reception on 0117 304 1400*.

Free Bike Loan for Members

Event Location - Baynton House, Lawrence Hill

The Bike shed is now closed. The Bike Loan Scheme will re-open in April 2014. 

Price - Free

Bikes are available for day loan at the weekend, as well as every Tuesday and Thursday during the school summer holidays.  

Call Jakub Jablonowski on 0117 304 1426 for more information or to apply for membership and have free use of bikes for both adults and children.

Young Peoples Health

Young People's Clinics

Event Location - Wellspring

Counselling Service For Young People provided by Off The Record, on Wednesdays.
For a young person's appointment with the Nurse please call Monday to Friday, 4.00pm -6.00pm on 0117 955 7474

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Arts

Young at H'art

Wellspring Art Room

Tuesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Price - £3.00/£5.00

A relaxed and friendly art group for all abilities - Learn a range of painting and drawing techniques.

Call Wellspring Reception on 0117 304 1400 or email reception@wellspringhlc.org  for more information.

Bartones Choir

Wellspring Large Room

Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Price - £50/£30 concession for a 10 week term

A friendly group for those who like singing - All levels of ability welcome

Call Catherine on 0774 3582 252 for more information*.

Knit and Natter

Event Location - Wellspring

Wednesdays 10.00am - 12.00pm

Price - £1.50

All abilities welcome to this friendly knitting and crochet group

Call Shanti Sherson on 0117 304 1429 for more information.

Gentle Exercise class

Wellspring Large Room

Tuesdays 10.30am - 11.30am

Price - Free

Gentle exercise class specially designed for those with limited mobility.

Call Raj on 0117 955 5881 to find out more

Pottery

Wellspring Art Room

Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Terms: 24/04/14 - 22/05/14 and 05/06/14 - 03/07/14

Price - £56 / £43 conc. Payable in advance of each term.

This course will introduce you to materials, techniques and processes that will allow you to explore and trial your ideas through a range of self-directed projects.
You will learn about the qualities and properties of clay; forming and joining techniques; colour palettes and a simple firing rationale. All abilities are welcome.

Call Shanti Sherson on 0117 304 1429 or email shanti.sherson@wellspringhlc.org

 

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Food and Cooking

Kitchen on Prescription

Event Location - Wellspring 

Tuesdays 10.00am - 12.00pm - Rolling programme

Kitchen on Prescription is about eating for a healthy heart. For those looking to change and adjust their diet due to health conditions which include;
high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, angina, heart attacks and poor circulation.

Cost: £1.50 per session

See your GP or contact Bearnie on 0117 304 1427 or email bearnie.demonick@wellspringhlc.org

Weaning

Event Location - Wellspring 

Mondays 10.00am - 12.00pm - Rolling programme

Are you worried about starting your baby's weaning, need more ideas?
Come along and meet other parents at these practical fun sessions with lots of ideas for your babies' first solid food.

Cost: Free with free creche

Please contact Bearnie on 0117 304 1427 or email bearnie.demonick@wellspringhlc.org
or contact  the Health Visitors on 0117 304 1449

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Complementary Health

Massage and Reflexology (women only)

Event Location - Wellspring 

Monday  5.30pm- 9.00pm 
Friday 12.30pm - 7.10pm

Appointment Length: 1 hour

Prices  £15 - £35
To book call reception on 0117 304 1400

Holistic Massage

Event Location - Wellspring 

Thursday 3.30pm - 7.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 12.15pm

Appointment Length: 1 hour

Price £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400.

Acupuncture

Event Location - Wellspring 

Monday 3.00pm - 7.00pm
Tuesday  1.00pm - 8.00pm

Appointment Length: 1 hour

Price £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400

Herbal Medicine

Event Location - Wellspring 

Tuesday 1.00 - 5.00pm 

 Appointment Length: 1 hour 

Price £15 - £35 

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400.

Massage (Sports, Thai, Aroma, Lymph)

Event Location - Wellspring 

Tuesday  9.00am- 12.30pm 
Friday 1.00pm - 7.45pm

Appointment Length: 1 hour

Prices  £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400 

Shiatsu

Event Location - Wellspring 

Thursday  4.30pm - 8.00pm

Appointment Length: 1hour

Prices £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400.

Osteopathy

Event Location - Wellspring 

Friday  9.30am - 12.30pm

Appointment Length: 40 minutes

Prices £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400
 

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Other Health Services

 

Dreamtime New Arrivals

Event Location - Wellspring Clinic Hall

Wednesdays 1pm - 2.30pm (Term time only)

Price - Free

For babies up to 9months 

Call the team on 0117 304 1447 for more information. 

Well Baby Clinic

Event Location - Wellspring

Thursdays 9.00am - 11.00am

Price - Free

Call the team on 0117 304 1447 for more information. .

 

 

Exhibitions
The Arts team organises regular exhibitions at the WHLC. These are often related to health or the artists have used art as a means of helping them recover from illness. Any artist who wishes to exhibit their work at the WHLC should contact the Arts project.

Events
The WHLC hosts several regular and one-off events throughout the year, which are open to people from the local area and beyond. There has been a highly successful annual Animation Festival, a Mind, Body and Soul Fayre, a Mental Health Awareness Day and much more. If you would like to hold an event at the WHLC please contact the Operations Manager.

Creche
The WHLC has a fully equipped crèche. The crèche is bright and airy with a spongy lino floor to make it safe for children.

Room Hire

The WHLC has rooms available for hire. The rooms are suitable for fitness classes, meetings and exhibitions.
Please see  the Facilities for Hire page for details.

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