Strategic Health and Wellbeing Services (SHAWS)


Strategic Health and Wellbeing (SHAWS) has been set up to promote healthy eating choices and good nutrition, to enhance quality of life for individuals who are considered inactive and ‘hard to reach’ by providing social and cultural activities, to reduce isolation and loneliness among the elderly and women, to combat sedentary lifestyles through physical activities and/or healthy eating, and to provide opportunities and support for individuals from BAME communities to integrate into the wider community.

Regular activities/events include:
-Supporting local refugees by facilitating free physical activities and health and wellbeing events.
-Saheli (friendship) Wellbeing group: free or subsidised general fitness classes for ladies from ethnic minority groups. Free informal health events with advice from professionals. For more information or to sign up, please contact via email.
-Community keep fit project: Free or subsidised Strength and Balance classes for anyone with long term health conditions. Local weekly health walks at London Road Recreation grounds on Thursdays at 1pm-3pm.

For more information or to sign up for an activity, please contact via email.

About Strategic Health and Wellbeing Services CIC

Strategic Health and Wellbeing (SHAWS) aims to improve health and wellbeing of local communities by actively encouraging, empowering, promoting and supporting people from marginalised communities to engage in physical activities to improve their health and wellbeing.

Find out more

Strategic Health and Wellbeing Services CIC

07547 279 306





Rushmoor Link Community Directory

Welcome to the Rushmoor Link community directory. This is the place to find very local information about activities, groups and community services. Whether you are looking for support, to improve your health and wellbeing, socialise more, get active, learn something new or find a place to meet, Rushmoor Link is a good place to start.

How to get started. Choose a category. Information is sorted into categories by service or organisation name. The directory focuses on what is available locally through statutory, community and voluntary organisations.

Next step. Once you have hit the category button, scroll through the results. You can use the keyword search to narrow down the information (e.g., dementia, Aldershot, football).

It’s a simple system packed full of information. We recommend you do not use punctuation marks like commas (,) or apostrophes (’).

Spotted a mistake or something is missing? Please do contact us if you are aware that any information is incorrect or missing via

If you are looking for information about adult residential care or care at home care, please visit Connect to Support Hampshire. There you can find information about care providers as well as advice and guidance to help you stay safe and well.

Happy searching!