·            South Brent & District Caring

South Brent & District Caring offers help where we can - advice, support, befriending calls and transport for medical appointments (including vaccination appointments).

South Brent & District Caring celebrated its 10th anniversary last year and was awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) for 2022. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE.

The Office is in the Old School Community Centre is open - 10am -12 on Tuesday to Friday,

All groups and activities are up and running, but if plans need to change, there will be posts on the Facebook pages and posters outside The Old School Community Centre:

Ø Coffee mornings now held weekly on Mondays (not bank holidays), from 10.30 until 12 noon. Open to everyone (no need to book). Free (suggested donation £1.50).

Ø Lunch Club: now every other Monday: (2, 16 & 30 October; 13 & 27 November; 11 December) from 12-1.30pm, alternating between the traditional lunch club (choose between 2 soups & 2 puddings followed by raffle and sweet) and an informal ‘Cafe lunch club’ on the Mondays in-between (more casual, with pasties, salads, sausage rolls, quiche and ploughman style meals followed by Sue's lemon cake). Suggested donations, pay what you feel, £4 /£5 / free. Open to everyone (but please ring to book your place on 01364 700282 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Ø ‘FriendsDay Wednesday’ afternoon groups (incorporating the former Memory Cafe) from 2-4pm. All welcome – no need to book.

Ø Compassionate Friends Café – Monthly on the third and fourth Saturday (see above)

Ø Footcare Clinic: - with NHS trained nail cutters, every 6 weeks; next round Tuesday 10 and Thursday 19 October, 9.30am to 2.00pm. Costs: £12.50 on first visit (to include own new clippers); £6.50 for toe-nail cutting; £2.50 for finger-nail cutting Please call the office on 01364 700282 for further details or to book an appointment.

Ø Transport – please call the office on 01364 700282 to arrange.

Ø Fundraising Events – click here.

FFI contact South Brent & District Caring on 01364 700282 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and see: sbadc.org.uk/ or Facebook for updates.