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Adult Education in Gloucestershire

Adult Education in Gloucestershire
GLIC, 4-6 Commercial Road

01452 583800

Adult Education aims to enable adults in Gloucestershire to use learning to improve their lives and those of their families through personal development and enhanced skills for employment.

Every year thousands of adults sign up for courses, including - + Skills for Life programmes (such as information technology, English, Maths, Foundation English (for complete beginners);
+ ‘first steps’ programmes (for people returning to learning as an adult);
+ vocational courses leading to nationally recognised qualifications;
+ recreational learning in local communities;
+ courses for families wanting to learn together.

AGE UK Gloucestershire


Outreach, Information & Advice Officer (Stroud)

Information & Advice

Alzheimers Society

Agriculture House, Greville Close, Sandhurst Lane, Gloucester GL2 9RG
01452 525222

Information & Advice

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Barnwood Trust

Ullenwood Manor Farm, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QT
01452 614429

Grants, workshops, training

British Red Cross
(Adult Education Team)
British Red Cross Wiltshire, Avon & Gloucestershire

Elisha Kyne
Adult Education Co-ordinator
Tel: 01452 726671

Offer simple and easy to learn,

Everyday First Aid sessions for older people and carers.


Care n Repair


running repairs / gardening / shopping / trips garden centre / friendship

Carers Gloucestershire

2nd Floor, Messenger House, 35 St Michaels Square, Gloucster GL1 1HX
0300 111 9000

Information & Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau (Stroud & District CAB)

Dursley Library, May Lane GL11 4HG  
Cam Parish Council, High St GL11 5PS
0808 800 0510 / 01453 758252 ext 202

Free confidential, impartial and independent advice

Cotswold Vale Talking Newspaper (CVTN)

Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, GL11 4BZ
01453 543565

Free weekly recording of local news for the visually impaired

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Dementia Adventure (linked with Stroud Fair Shares)

Dementia Friendly walks

Dementia Connections Memory Groups • Respite Services • Carer Support For more information contact: Amanda 07814 692195 or Christine 07870 334553  

Dursley and District Good Neighbours

For people living in Berkeley, Stinchcombe, North Nibley, Slimbridge, Cambridge, Cam, Dursley, Coaley, Uley, Sharpness, Purton and all other hamlets within that area.

Contact: 01453 548474

Charges are 35p per mile plus hospital car park charges. Need at least 2 days notice.

A car transport scheme for the elderly and moderately physically disabled to get to and from hospital.

Dursley & District Old People's Welfare Committee

Dursley & District Old People’s Welfare Committee, The Dursley Day Centre, 15 May Lane, Dursley GL11 4JH

01453 545328


Dursley and District Neighbourhood Policing Team


Dursley Transport for the Elderly & Disabled For clubs and groups for older and disabled people in Dursley area Contact Sylvia Woods on 01453-545828 A minibus service with provision for wheelchairs, providing transport for older and disabled people in Dursley and district, up to radius of about six miles.
NB. The service is NOT available to individuals needing transport to get to appointments.



Eldercare Solutions


Annette Williams


Initial, no obligation chat

Specialist Care Fees Adviser.

Fully authorised under the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) to provide financial advice. An Accredited member of SOLLA (Society of Later Life Advisers). 

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Fair Shares
01453 706555

community support projects


(Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service )
01452 726575


GL Communities

GL11 Community Hub, Fairmead, Cam GL11 5JS
01452 505544

Money Advice Services

GL11 Community Hub

Fairmead, Cam, GL11 5JS

01453 548530


Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (Healthy Lifestyle Service)

0300 421 8199  or 07824 836640

Healthy Ageing /Healthy Lifestyle information/ talks and interactive workshops

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (Podiatry)

St Pauls Medical Centre, 121, Swindon Road Cheltenham GL50 4DP

01242 215473


Gloucestershire Deaf Association
01452 372999


Gloucestershire Dementia Education & Training


Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue

Fire Service HQ, Waterwells Drive, Quedgeley GL2 2AX


Gloucestershire Older Persons’ Association


GRCC (In Touch Project)


Katie Lake, In Touch Advisor
01452 528491

Enable older people to access health related & social activities in their communities

GRCC Village Agents

Community House, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LZ

Anne Robinson
07798 837582

Offer help and support for people over 50 and help bridge the gap between statutory and voluntary agencies


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Health Watch Gloucestershire

Community House, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LZ
freephone 0800 652 5193 / 01452 504989

Information & advice; signposting to complaints service

Helping Hands
01454 643701

Dursley Care team providing quality homecare


Independence Trust

2 Parliament Street, Stroud, Glos, GL5 2HL

01453 790739

Mental health drug and alcohol support


0800 4082000

community alarm service

Lower Kingshill Mgt Co-op

49 St. Georges Road, Kingshill, Dursley GL11 4DT
01453 548137

Residents Group

(Hospice Care for the Cotswolds)

Longfield Burleigh Lane Minchinhampton Gloucestershire GL5 2PQ

Telephone: 01453 886868 Email:


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Managing Memory ²gether

Managing Memory ²gether,
Charlton Lane
GL53 9DZ

Tel: 0800 694 8800


Specialist NHS service for Gloucestershire that supports people affected by memory problems and dementia. Offers:
•Memory Assessment
•Diagnosis and treatment 
•Information, advice and group information sessions
•Community Dementia Nursing Service

Museum in the Park

Stratford Park, Stroud, Glos
01453 763394

Museum (guided) visits and outreach service



P3 (People, Potential, Possibilities)

P3 Navigator, Unit 26, Daniels Industrial Estate, Bath Rd, Stoud GL5 3TJ
01453 750480 or 07794964953

Community based support in Gloucestershire - promoting independent living.


Road Safety Partnership

Glos County Council, Shire Hall, Westgate  St, Gloucester GL1 2TH
01452 888714

SAGE [Safer Driving with Age] assessments plus road safety advice

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Sheltered Housing


The Silver Line  

0800 470 8090

Free 24hr Helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people.

Sport and Health Development
(Stroud District Council)

Ebley Mill Offices, Ebley Wharf, Stroud GL5 4UB

01453 754322

Healthy Lifestyles scheme

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College (SGS College) SGS Stroud Campus, Stratford Road, Stroud,

T: 01453 763424

A variety of adult learning courses available, including first aid, technology, crafts, photography, languages...

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Talking Newspaper
(Cotswold Vale)


Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, GL11 4BZ
01453 543565

Free weekly recording of local news for the visually impaired

Telecare (Gloucestershire)

Independent Living Centre, Village Road, Cheltenham GL51 0BY


Assistive Technology to help keep individuals safe and independent in their home for longer.

Terrence Higgins Trust

Ben Watson
02476 229 292

Health, Wealth and Happiness Project, for people 50 or over and living with HIV.
The West Midlands and Bristol Advice line covers Gloucestershire.

Turning Point

2nd Floor, Brunel Mall, London Road, Stroud, GL5 2BP
01453 847700

Drugs and Alcohol Treatment

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Vale Vision
07749 364526

Community projects

Village Agents


Community House, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LZ

Jane Creed
(covers Wotton & Dursley)
07798 837582

Offer help and support for people over 50 and help bridge the gap between statutory and voluntary agencies.




Warm & Well Advice


(managed by the Severn Wye Energy Agency, a not-for-profit organisation)

Tel: Freephone (from a landline) 0800 500 3076, or cheaper from a mobile on 01452 833 605.

Text: WARM to 83010

Provides free, impartial and local advice on lowering fuel bills, saving energy and keeping comfortable at home.

Click here to download an overview of the services they provide including free home visits, grants & funding, links to installers and an advice line.


World Jungle

World Jungle Limited, The Chantry Centre, Long Street, Dursley, Gloucestershire. GL11 4JB

01453 548 880
07878 865297

Community organisation.
Health, Creative, Community, Events

Wotton-under-Edge Community Transport Service  

Tel: 01453-542091

Contact: Mrs. W. Holcombe

The Transport Service is a voluntary car service for residents of Wotton-under-Edge and the surrounding villages to visit hospitals, day centres, etc.


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