Aspire Staff and volunteers have a wealth of experience responding to the support needs of local women.
If you, i.e have a persistent sense of worry or dread, feel fearful, paranoid and tense, feel a sense of hopelessness, frequently become impatient, angry or irritable or steer clear of social situations, we have our confidential listening service providing space to talk things through whatever the reason, with a trained listener in a safe and confidential environment.
Take some time to talk, in person or over the phone.
Call us now on 0191 3891504 to make an appointment.
Friendship and social group for women (over 50) with regular guest speakers.
|Monday 9.30am - 11.30am|
|Monday Drop In
Friendship, refreshments and chat to help get the week off to a positive start. A great way to find out more about Aspire & all we have to offer.
|Monday 12.30pm - 2.30pm|
|IT Drop In
Support and advice to help make the most of your PC, Laptop or tablet.
|Tuesday 9.30am - 11:30am|
|Singing Sisters Support Group
Come along to this informal supportive group of women who just want to sing together! All women are welcome whatever your singing ability.
|Tuesday 9.30am - 11.30am|
|Chat ‘n’ Craft Drop-In
Have a natter while you learn and share craft skills. Make new friends in an informal skill sharing group.
|Tuesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm|
|Positive Choices Drop-In
Discus positive ways in which to manage life’s ups and downs with healthy eating, stress management, aromatherapy creative art and more.
This is held at North Road Methodist Church in Durham starting January 8th 2019
|Tuesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm|
|Positive Progress Support Group
A group for women who may need support at times with low mood and anxiety. It offers the opportunity to share experiences, challenges and successes. Together the group will explore new ways of moving forward.
|Wednesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm|
|Drop in Group
Offering friendship refreshments & chat for all women. A great way to find out more about Aspire & all we have to offer.
|Thursday 9.30am - 11.30am|
|Women's Wellness Sessions
A weekly service offering massage, reflexology, podiatry, health MOTs & information hand massage and manicures. Book an appointment for some well deserved ‘ME’ time. (Appointment only)
|Friday 9.30am - 11.30am
|Confidential Listening Service (Monday - Friday)
If you are feeling worried, upset, or just need to talk this service provides time and space to talk things through with a trained listener in a safe and confidential environment. Also available by telephone.
|Available upon request
Below is just a small selection of the feedback we have received from women visiting our center and using our services:
"I love Aspire. Great place which has helped me through some rough times. The ladies are very welcoming."
"It makes me very happy, everyone is so nice and helpful!"
"Pleased I decided to come to Aspire. I have met some really lovely ladies x"