Health was a large issue raised in the survey. Here you can find out about what support is available from the churches involved in Who Cares?


Dementia and MEmory

Memory tree Social club:

Social club for dementia patients with their carers

London Street URC, Basingstoke

Wednesday 10.30-12.00

More information can be found here.

Memory Cafe:

Advice and support for dementia sufferers and their family and carers.

Tadley Main Road Methodist Church

3rd Friday in the month from 2pm to 3.30pm.

Contact: Sally Regan 01256 840 660


Caring for Someone With Dementia

There will be a talk at Saint Mark's Kempshott called Caring for Someone With Dementia on Saturday 10th March as part of their Saturday@StMarks program which includes cafe, activities and talks. 

Cedar Tree Counselling 

Cedar Tree is a counselling service located in central Basingstoke, providing affordable, professional counselling for the whole community. They seek to provide a professional service demonstrating God’s love and care for each individual. More information can be found on their website or by downloading the leaflet below. 

Mental Health

There will be a talk about Mental Health at Saint Mark's Kempshott on Saturday 13th January as part of their Saturday@StMarks program which includes cafe, activities and talks.

Particular Needs Group at St Joseph’s Church

The group aims to promote inclusion for everyone to participate in all aspects of parish life.  If a particular need, be it physical, mental, emotional or social means that joining in any aspect of parish life is not as easy as you would wish; we would like to try to help, to ensure everyone feels included. Mondays at 7.30pm. on a quarterly basis. For more information contact St Joseph’s Parish office on 01256 323595

Veronica Ministry at St. Joseph’s Church

We are here for anyone who belongs to St Joseph’s Parish and the wider local community.  We are a team of volunteers who can, through St Joseph’s Parish, put people who need help themselves or know of someone who might need help, either from prayer or other support, in touch with our parish groups or link them to practical support in the local community. Contact: 07426939140 or email:


Fitness and Exercise

St Mary's Church Basingstoke: Men's Football

Join some of the men of St Mary's and others for a kick around on Saturday mornings. All abilities welcome! We meet at Everest Community College every Saturday (Sept to May) at 9am-10am. First week is free, after that there is a contribution of £4 towards hire

St Mary's Cricket Club, Basingstoke

St. Mary's Cricket Club is based at St. Mary's church in the centre of Basingstoke. The club has been playing regularly since the mid 1980s, and in 2002 joined the Hampshire Cricket League.

The club is made up of church members and friends.

We aim to play cricket competitively but fairly and in good humour reflecting the Christian faith that underpins the club.

St John's Church, Hartley Wintney: Roman Riders

A (25, 31 or 37 mile) ride starting outside Costa in Hartley Wintney at 7.30am.

With a brief stop at Silchester’s Roman Amphitheatre to reflect on a few passages from the bible.

St John's Church, Hartley Wintney: Samson Circuits

Circuit Training runs every Wednesday at 7:45pm for an hour in the Church Centre Hall at £2 per session (£1 for students). With the simple aim of getting together and getting fit as a church family and beyond. It is for those of all fitness levels to work out with new and old friends.