We run a range of activities and social events for residents and non-residents. Some of these will teach you new skills and others are just for fun.


These workshops are designed to help you manage your money, pay your rent and/or help you identify where your money goes. We could even help you to start saving.

Cooking workshops

These workshops will help you learn vital cooking skills to be able to live independently.

Music workshops

These are held in the music room at Gloucester Gateway, where there are musical instruments and microphones.

Dance classes

You can learn how to dance or practice your skills by using the' just dance' computer game on the Wii.

Gardening and 'grow your own'

Some projects have vegetable patches where you can practice your gardening skills and grow your own produce.


Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

Film nights

These workshop are in projects to reward residents for being active in taking support. They also can be used to help you understand issues that other people may be experiencing.

Pamper nights

These include activities such as massage, hair and make-up advice as well as rest and relaxation techniques. It is designed to introduce techniques to reduce self harm, combat stress and increase emotional wellbeing.

Wii competitions

We use a variety of sport based activities designed to encourage you to exercise in your own home with your neighbours, whilst having fun.