1. Bloxham Community Support
Provide support by delivering groceries and medication for elderly and vulnerable residents in Bloxham.
Email them here.
2. Bloxham and Hook Norton Surgeries – Social Prescribing
Taster activities include Health Walks, seated Zumba classes, art, music, movement & dance classes, befriender schemes, men’s group and computer classes.
Telephone: Bloxham Surgery 01295 722 788 or  Hook Norton Surgery 01608 737 302


1. All Together In Charlbury – Our local “helping hand” scheme
If you find that you need help with:
  • transport to hospital or other medical/health/care appointments
  • transport to access the shops or taking part in a local activity or club or visiting someone in hospital or care home
  • getting shopping or prescriptions
  • household tasks (like changing a light bulb or smoke detector battery)
  • occasional gardening jobs
  • letter writing or simple form-filling , reading, if you have difficulty reading for yourself
  • someone to pop in for a chat
Telephone: 01993 776 277
The phone line is staffed from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with a regularly-checked answerphone.
Alternatively, email them here.
2. Community at the Corner House – St Marys Church
Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm.
Telephone: 07510 772 764 during opening hours. Or email them here.
Through A Place to Talk we support individuals and households in Charlbury to access support and advisory services. The Cornerstone is working with Citizens Advice and other service groups to give them a place to connect with Charlbury residents. We are able to refer families on to a number of support services.
Meals on Wheels-Tuesdays
Charlbury Meals on Wheels serves a freshly cooked meal (main course, vegetable and other side dish, plus dessert) each Tuesday.  The meal is prepared by our volunteer cooks and delivered by our volunteer drivers at midday.  Deliveries are made to residents of Charlbury, Spelsbury, Chadlington, and Stonesfield.
Cost per meal is £3.00 and the money is collected every 10 weeks. Contact directly Maggie Glasgow by email here.
3. Charlbury Lunch Club
Wednesdays, 11:30am – 2pm at Memorial Hall
The Lunch Club is a weekly facility to enable pensioners to gather in a sociable setting.
If you know of anyone, who may be interested, please get in touch.
For more information contact-Tanya Stevenson (Chair of the Trustees)
Telephone: 0787  1795 748 or email here.
4. Dementia Friendly Charlbury
Aims to be an initial contact point for people concerned about dementia issues affecting them or someone they know, signposting people to sources of help and information. If you have comments or concerns to pass on to Dementia Friendly Charlbury or if you would like to join them, you can contact them via:
Sue Smith Telephone: 01608 811 007 or
Meryl Smith Telephone: 01608 810 192 or email them here.


1. Dementia Active Group
Will meet every Wednesday 11:30-2 at Highlands Day Centre, 73 Burford Road, Chipping Norton for soup and a sandwich and lots of planned activity. They hope to progress to several days per week in time. They will do a home assessment first before offering a placement. They hope to provide volunteer transport and will draw from Chipping Norton and the surrounding villages.
Telephone: 01869 713 913 or visit the website here.
2. Late Spring Bereavement Groups
These are run by Age UK Oxfordshire and there are currently two morning groups running in different locations in Chipping Norton. These are peer led support groups. More information can be obtained by phoning Age UK Oxfordshire
Telephone: 01235 849 434. More information is on the website too, search Oxfordshire Age UK Bereavement Support Groups.


1. Holly Tree Club
Anyone aged over 55 years, living within the parish, is eligible to become a member; members’ coffee mornings are held every Monday 10.30am–midday.
A lovely relaxed weekly social event, where old friends meet and new friends are made.
Occasional outings and other recreational activities such as a fortnightly luncheon club are organised for members, self-funded by member.
A small membership fee is charged. More information is available on the live well Oxfordshire site here.
2. Deddington online:
An online resource to what clubs etc. are meeting in Deddington.
Visit the website here


1. Hooky Neighbours
This voluntary group offer a wide range of services: transport, shopping, dog walking etc.
Telephone: 07930 483 927 or email here.  For more information visit their website here.
2. Still Waters Cafe
open  Wednesdays from 10am until noon this café at Hook Norton Baptist Church is a safe space to come and meet each other over a cuppa. Sometimes they have craft, most times they have laughter, and a listening ear is always available if you just want to talk. They provide a warm welcome and refreshments, and an opportunity to sit in the chapel for prayer or just to be still.
Telephone: 01608 737 315 or email them here.


1. The Wychwood Day Centre
The Wychwood Day Centre is a registered charity providing day care facilities for elderly people in our community. It meets once a week on Thursdays, 10.00-2.00 at the New Beaconsfield Hall and gives members a chance to socialise in a warm and vibrant group. For many, it is their only opportunity to leave their homes for a period and enjoy the company of other people.
There is entertainment and a 2-course meal on offer for £10 per week.
Contact Helen Pratley (coordinator) for further information.
Telephone: 07377 202 747 or email them here.