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Health and Wellbeing


Branching Out Signposting and Support Service

Event Location - Wellspring

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's 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 ania.borowiec@wellspringhlc.org or 0117 304 1411



Event Location: Wellspring

Mondays 4.30pm - 5.30pm (Improvers) and 5.30pm - 6.30pm (Intermediate)
Thursdays 9.45am - 10.45am (Improvers) and 10.45am - 11.45am (Intermediate)

Price - £8 per class, or £45 in advance for a 6 week term (except for the smaller Thursday Intermediate class which is £51 in advance for a 6 week term)

Please book in advance.

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

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 Kath 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 or contact Mothers for Mothers directly on 0117 975 6006*. 

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 Muna on 07979 740 121 for more information. 


Event Location - Wellspring

Tuesdays 1.00pm - 5.00pm and Thursdays 9.00am - 12.00pm

Price - Free 

Counselling support for refugee and asylum seeking women.

Contact Womankind directly on 0845 458 2914*.

The Roma Drop-in

Event Location - Wellspring Quiet 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.

Contact Ramona for more information on 07956 409 982, 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

Fridays 12.30pm - 6.30pm

Price: Individually priced

Carole McLeod is a Relate trained Counsellor offering relationship counselling for couples and / or individuals.
to book call reception on 0117 304 1400* 

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*.

ESOL for Health

Wellspring Kitchen

Price -Free and free creche

Do you want to know more about GP's and health? Do you want to learn English at the WellspringHLC?
Know more about the NHS?

Contact Tomasz on 0794 466 96 02 or email ESOL@wellspringhlc.org

Talking Money

A new free drop-in service run by Talking Money aimed at helping individuals and families with maximising income, managing money, tackling fuel poverty and using computers and getting online.

Tuesdays - 10am - 12pm
For further information please call 0117 954 3990 or visit the Talking Money website at www.talkingmoney.org.uk/services

Women only dance class

A dance class for women of all ages (over 19).  Women can come to learn different styles of dance in a friendly atmosphere.

Price:  £65 or free to those on means-tested benefits

Starting 22nd September - Tuesdays - 1.00 - 2.30pm
For further information or to register please call WEA on 0117 916 6500 


Young Peoples Health

Young People's Counselling

Event Location - Wellspring

Counselling Service For Young People provided by Off The Record, on Fridays.  To make an appointment please call 0808 808 9120 (free) or visit the Off the Record website www.otrbristol.org.uk

Young People's Clinics

For a young person's appointment with the Nurse please call Monday to Friday, 4.00pm -6.00pm on 0117 955 7711


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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 or email shanti.sherson@wellspringhlc.org for more information.



Event Location - Wellspring

Wednesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm, 5 week course (running 23 September - 21 October or 4 November - 2 December)

Price - £56 or £43 (conc)

Booking essential

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


Please see our Arts page for more information.


Please see our Arts page for more information.


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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


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

Appointment Length: 1 hour

Price £15 - £35

To book call reception on 0117 304 1400.


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

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 



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. .



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.

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.

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 cunselling, meetings, fitness or dance classes and exhibitions.
Please see  the Facilities for Hire page for details.

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