Older People

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Find out what else is available in your neighbourhood (some of these clubs, groups and services are free)

Keyword Searches

Search for groups or services using a keyword or refine your search by combining a keyword with a postal district or 2 keywords
(some of these clubs, groups and services are free). There are lots of leisure and sports activities for older people on Help Yourself. Use the keyword search or keyword & postal district search below to find fitness clubs, dance classes, yoga groups, craft groups, rambling groups and many other activities for older people.

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Help Yourself is an online directory of community groups, support groups, health and social care organisations in Sheffield. Here you will find leisure activities such as dancing, drama, reading groups and writing groups, art (including art classes and craft groups), music (choirs, orchestras, bands) and youth clubs. You will find sports activities such as martial arts, yoga and pilates, rambling, swimming, keep fit, cycling, cricket, boxing. You will find groups for older people, people with mental health issues, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, homeless people, asylum seekers, refugees. You will find self help and support groups for drugs and alcohol, domestic violence, carers, gay lesbian bisexual and trans people, people with alzheimers, dementia, cancer and other health conditions. You can also plan your care and support and find home care/home support, residential care, nursing care, respite care, lunch clubs and support if you receive an individual budget or direct payment. You can also find details of places of worship whatever your faith, recycling facilities and conservation groups, community centres, Taras, venues for hire, speakers for meetings, private tutors, literacy and numeracy and so much more. You can also find the best care in Sheffield for you (or someone you care for) using the Help Yourself directory. For quality care in Sheffield, you will find local and regional care providers with Sheffield's Recognised Provider List status and Framework Agreement status. You will also find Support Planners to help plan your care and support.

Sheffield Community Information Service, Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 1XZ,
Tel: 273 4763

The Help Yourself Database is provided on the Internet as part of a joint project between Sheffield Libraries & Information Services, Information School at The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Any comments or questions regarding the database should be sent to Heather Baxendale at scis@sheffield.gov.uk

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