Stroud Community Hub

Guideposts Community Hub provides opportunities for adults with learning disabilities to make friends, develop skills, be creative, gain confidence and feel connected to their local community.

What Happens at the Hub?

Community and Activity Groups

These groups focus on getting out and about, for example, to local towns or villages, shops, parks, farms, and cafés for lunch. 

Learning, development and social opportunities are planned within these activities.

Art and Craft Groups

Art and craft in a relaxed, supported environment at the Hub, where creativity and discussion are encouraged.

“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

Person Centred

Our friendly, experienced team work with individuals and others in their support network to develop a personalised support plan to focus on learning and development, and creative or social goals.

Learning and Development Opportunities:

  • Develop existing and learn new skills
  • Gain more independence
  • Feel more confident
  • Wellbeing and living in a healthy, safe way
  • Personal awareness, relationships and sexual health
  • Your rights and responsibilities in your life and when out and about
  • Communication and social skills
  • Road safety training
  • Build confidence on public transport
  • Cookery and healthy eating
  • Money, shopping and budgeting
  • Take part in surveys and feedback about the Hub and other services that you use.

Creative and Social Opportunities:

  •  Socialise and grow friendships
  • Explore your creativity
  • Enjoy creative arts and crafts
  • Visit local places of interest and day trips
  • Get involved in the local community
  • Take part in discussions, games and quizzes
  • Music workshops
  • Picnic lunches and visiting cafés
  • Take part in seasonal events
  • Display your art and craft work at the Summer BBQ. Family, friends and support networks invited
  • Be involved in planning activities and opportunities at the Hub

‘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 Community Hub ?

The Community Hub is located at 6 London Road, Stroud, GL5 2AG

When is the Community Hub Open?

Community and Activity Groups –  9am to 4pm
Art and Craft Groups  – 10am to 3pm

How can I find out more or get in touch?

Either call  01453 767888 or 07894 256 222 or email