Caring And Welfare Groups

Cricklade Link
A volunteer good neighbour scheme to help residents of all ages. Help with transport to attend appointments - doctors, hospitals, chiropodists, hairdressing.  Collection of prescriptions, library books or shopping, small DIY tasks.  Any good neighbour task considered. Contact: 07421 018499

Cricklade Open Door
Registered Charity and Day Centre based in Jenner Hall. Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays 10am to 3.30pm Lunches provided but booking before 10am essential. 
Contact: Jan and the Cricklade Open Door team Tel. 07599 987851 Email

Cricklade Parkinson's Cafe
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month in The Club at Cricklade from 10.30am - 12noon. For all those affected by Parkinson's.



Open every Friday 10am to 11.30am in the Jenner Hall, Bath Road, Cricklade. Everyone visiting the Foodbank can be assured of a warm and friendly welcome from our volunteers. Although we prefer clients to have a referral voucher, we will never turn away anyone in genuine need.  Call 01666 826982



Safe Places
Cricklade Town Council office is a designated Safe Place. A national scheme providing initial support to anyone who becomes upset, confused or vulnerable when out and about in the community. Wiltshire Alert/I.C.E. cards and information leaflets available from the Town Council office. You can also visit the website.

SSAFA (North Wilts)
Charity helping serving and ex-service men, women and their families.
Tel: 0204 5669131 - Website:

The Royal British Legion
Welfare Officer - please contact Secretary, Mrs Debbie Armstrong, on 01793 751537 or visit the link for the Veterans' Gateway which provides a single point of contact for veterans seeking advice and support.

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust
An independent charity working closely with Wiltshire Police and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue offering a Free Home Security Service and Stay Safe Online support to older, vulnerable and disadvantaged people across Swindon and Wiltshire.
To enquire about the Home Security Service, please call 01380 861155 or email
For enquiries concerning Stay Safe Online support, please call 01380 861191 or email

The Herbert Protocol

Wiltshire Police have introduced a nationwide scheme to help find a missing person with dementia. This is a registered scheme designed to help police and family and friends locate a missing person. If you care for someone with dementia they are asking you to complete a simple booklet recording important details such as medication, mobile numbers, places previously located as well as a recent photograph. If a family member friend or resident then goes missing, the booklet can be handed to police reducing the time it takes to gather information during the initial critical stages of a search, which police call "the golden hour"

You can download the PDF version of the booklet here:

The Council Office
Ockwells, 113 High Street
Cricklade SN6 6AE
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Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 12.30
Mon - Fri 13.30 - 16.00

Telephone: 01793 751 394

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