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GoodGym Swindon

Running community GoodGym, who combine getting fit with supporting older people and community projects is available in Swindon.

GoodGym Swindon in partnership with Swindon Borough Council and Nationwide combines weekly group runs that are free and open to all abilities, with a physical task to help local community organisations.

Find out more in the Swindon Borough Council press release, or visit GoodGym Swindon to find out more.

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Alive 'N' Kicking

Children's lifestyle & weight management service

Alive 'N' Kicking is a highly successful children’s lifestyle weight management service that helps overweight children and young people and their families to reach and maintain a healthier weight.

Find our more at: www.ank.uk.com/home

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Swindon Women's Aid Drop-In Service

Domestic Abuse Drop-In Service at Abbey Meads Medical Practice

Are you suffering from domestic abuse?…..

Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Financial or Psychological

Every Tuesday 9am to 11am drop in or text 07713 567 722 to book an appointment 

Female and male victims of domestic violence and abuse can access our free and confidential one-to-one drop in clinics

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Kooth Online Counselling Service

For children and young people aged 11+

Kooth is for young people aged 11 to 19 living in the Swindon area. It offers online counselling and also peer to peer support through forum meetings and information and advice in the form of articles and blogs by young people.

Access to Kooth is free to young people and they are anonymous within the site and cannot directly engage with each other as our forum meetings and threads are moderated by one of our workers.

The service can be accessed  24 hours per day, 7 days a week and Counsellors are on line Monday to Friday 12pm to 10pm. Saturday and Sunday 6pm to 10pm. Outside times when staff are not available young people can still message the team who will respond when they log on.

Website: kooth.com