Adult Wellbeing Programmes

Arc offers a wide variety of wellbeing programmes to support the specific needs of adults experiencing mental health issues such as low mood, depression, anxiety and isolation. Creative Mums and Community Programme are currently also available to Oldham residents with an additional programme held at Gallery Oldham.

Click on a programme below to find out more. If you need to speak to us, please contact or call 0161 474 1462.

ARc Community Programmes

Community Programme

Community Programme The Community Programme is a 12-week Arts for Wellbeing programme that uses creativity as a therapeutic tool to help participants to relax, build

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Creative Mums Programme

Creative Mums

Creative Mums Creative Mums is a 12-week perinatal programme for new mums experiencing low mood, anxiety or isolation. Workshops take place weekly in Stockport and

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Age Well Programme Stockport

Age Well

Age Well programme Arc’s Age Well programme consists of weekly artist-led workshops designed to build social connections and increase wellbeing for isolated older people. The

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Art Pen Pals Programme Stockport

Art Pen Pals

Art Pen Pals​ Connecting isolated, house-bound individuals with a volunteer Art Buddy, this project allows people who cannot access the Arc building or online classes

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Next Steps Programme Stockport

Next Steps

Next Steps Arc provides a wide variety of follow-on programmes and opportunities for participants who have completed our wellbeing programmes. Each pathway is designed to

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