Stroud Community Hub

The community hub is a place where adults with learning disabilities can meet together to make friends, develop their skills, gain confidence and feel involved in their local community.

Activities are varied and include;

  • creative arts and crafts,
  • skills development,
  • preparing lunch
  • getting out and about in the community and further afield.

    All activities are chosen by the group.

“We love coming here and doing all the different types of art, It’s relaxing and I feel like I’m achieving something” 
Jack, Hub member

Our fully trained, friendly, experienced team work with individuals on specific areas of their support plan, for example; independent travel, money and budgets, healthy eating and many more everyday tasks that are essential in working towards and maintaining an independent lifestyle.

Attendees are encouraged to socialise and support each other and many continue their friendships when they are away from the Hub.

What kind of activities are there?

Community and activity groups

These take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  These groups focus on getting out and about, for example, to local towns and villages, parks, farms and other amenities. 

Activities may also include:

  • Cookery and healthy eating workshops, and preparing lunch
  • Skills development and training
  • Day trips further afield to the seaside or leisure parks
  • Topical discussions
  • And many more…

Hub members enjoy regular events which might include celebration parties, barbecues, Christmas lunch and other fundraising events.

Art and craft groups

These take place at the Hub on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

What’s good about the hub?

Coming to the hub allows you opportunities to:

  • Socialise and make friends
  • Explore, learn and be creative
  • Participate and be active within the wider community
  • Enjoy art and craft, activities and trips
  • Gain more independence
  • Feel more confident
  • Become part of a group
  • Obtain the skills to live life in a healthy and safe way 
  • Have choice and control over what you do 
  • Lunch

‘Without the Hub I would be lonely. I meet friends here and I know that I can ask staff for support if I need it. I like the trips and shopping and meeting people.’
Susan, Hub member

 Where is the Hub and when can I attend?

The Community Hub is located at 6 London Road, Stroud, GL5 2AA and is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

How can I find out more or get in touch?

Please contact us:

By phone: 01453 767888 or 07894 256 222

By email: sgazzard@guideposts.org.uk 

Our Art Hub is full of colour and creativity. This photo was taken of their display in September, 2018

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