Finchampstead Baptist Church - Community Support

Finchampstead Baptist Church Community Support

We have a team of volunteers who are on call to help with basic needs in the community on an ad hoc basis. We can collect prescriptions and food supplies; help with gardening; dog walking for those needing to self-isolate; collect and deliver supplies from other local charities. 

In addition, we have a number of groups and activities taking place at the FBC Centre. Information can be found at In addition to our sports clubs (including badminton, circuits, pilates and short mat bowls) we also host a weekly art group and a Friendship Table in our cafe as well as monthly peer support groups for those impacted by domestic abuse (Sanctuary in association with Kaleidoscopic UK) or bereavement (Grief and a Cuppa in association with Lucy Herd, Grief Recovery Specialist).

Service access criteria: For people in and around Finchampstead, Arborfield, Barkham (RG40 area)
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Covid 19 support group, shielding