Welcome to Your Options Berkshire

Together we are making a difference to the health and wellbeing of local people. Your Options Berkshire helps you to find voluntary organisations in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire that offer a wide range of services and activities aiming to promote and improve health for local people.

Do you know someone who is looking for support for a particular health condition? Advice about healthy eating? Exercise classes that suit particular needs? You may be a GP or community nurse looking for specific support for a patient or a social worker helping a client to find activities. You may be looking for support or activities for yourself. You may be a neighbour or friend who wants to find support for someone who is struggling.

How to find what you are looking for:

Your Options Berkshire aims to make it easy to find activities and services will be of interest to you. You can search under four categories:

Lifestyle and Nutrition

With lots of choices for active and healthy living, this section is for people who want to learn more about gentle exercise, more active sports, growing their own food, cooking healthily within a budget, help with an addiction…

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Family and Children

Support in the all important early years, this section is for people seeking advice and support for themselves and their babies and young children, activities to help their children develop socially and emotionally…

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Health Challenges

Additional support for living with long-term health conditions, this section is for people who may have, or are caring for someone with, a long term condition, physical or learning disability, who are seeking advice and support to live a quality life with the condition.

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Reaching Communities

Support for vulnerable and BME groups to protect their own health, this section is for people who may be disadvantaged because they cannot access, or do not know about, the health services which aim to promote and protect their health.

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Your Options Berkshire…

Managed by Reading Voluntary Action as part of a project to promote the work of voluntary organisations across Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire, it:

  • Brings together voluntary sector health providers in one place, to help you choose from the wide range of services and activities offered by local organisations
  • Demonstrates the contribution that voluntary health providers make to the health and wellbeing of local people
  • Gives you all the details you need to find out more
  • Includes projects funded by health through the Partnership Development Fund (NHS Berkshire West) and other voluntary organisations providing health related services locally.