• Vision


    • Community - At the heart of cohesive, inclusive and aspirational communities.
    • People - Valuing and believing in our residents, staff and volunteers; building on their strengths to develop and empower people.
    • Partners - Respecting and working with a range of partners to achieve the best possible outcomes for our neighbours.
    • Sustainability - Learning from our collective experiences to create a sustainable organisation and resilient communities.
    • Achieving - Realising added value through our investment in communities.
  • Core Values

    Core Values

    • Passionate  about change.
    • Empowerment  of people and communities.
    • Caring  about what we do.
    • Honesty  in all our activities.
    • Inclusive  and embraces diversity.
  • Money Advice

    Money Advice

    A FREE, impartial and totally independent money advice service.

    Our advisers offer impartial, holistic advice. They can support you with any issues that are presented to them, if they cannot then they know an organisation who can and will do a referral for you.

  • Phoenix Centre

    Phoenix Centre

    Care in the community - The Phoenix Centre is a Service, which has been operating for over 20 years providing services for individuals living in the Gloucestershire area who have mental health issues and/or learning disabilities.


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GL Communities is an independent charity with expertise to support communities through:

  • Advice and advocacy
  • Employability and Education
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Social Inclusion and Well-being

Advice Sessions


GL Communities provides free and independent advice and support in Gloucester(shire). We hold drop-in sessions every week, no appointment is needed.


Below are other ways to contact our Advice Team:

01452 306581
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9:30am - 12:30pm Drop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
Podsmead Big Local Hub
10:00am - 12:00noon alt Dursley LKMC offices Stroud
10:30am - 12:30pm alt Closed Session
1:30pm - 3:00pm Drop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
9:30am - 12:30pm Drop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
10:00am - 12:00noon APT Office Stonehouse
12:00noon - 2:00pm Closed Session
9:30am - 12:30pm Drop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
10:00am - 12:30pm The Gateway Matson
12:00noon - 3:00pm Foodbank Gloucester
9:30am - 12:30pmDrop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
11:00am - 1:30pmClosed Session
Monthly 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2nd Thursday)M5 Motorway Services (Closed Session)
1:30pm - 3:00pmDrop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
9:30am - 12:30pm Drop-In Trinity Centre (Main Office)
9:30am - 1:00pm GFutures Workshops Glos/Chelt


  • Advice Team
garry mills
Garry Mills, is a qualified Money Advice Caseworker, Debt Specialist. He is a Member of the Institute of Money Advisers and has been working with in Money Advice for over 10 years professionally.
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sandra day
Sandra Day is a Money Advice Caseworker, working within Gloucester and Stroud at various Outreach locations.
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madison doctor
Madison Doctor has been working with GL Communities for 4 years. She is a Money Advice Case Worker at The Trinity Centre and other Outreach Places.
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  • Gardening Service
  • Men's Shed
A supervised team of volunteers with previous experience and available references in landscaping and gardening, can help you in a variety of gardening tasks . These include drive ways , paths , disabled access paths, turfing, raised beds, mowing, weeding, clearance and planting. We can also do wood working repairs, fencing . shed construction and garden furniture. We also can do decorating preparation, work and painting.
This scheme helps long-term unemployed people to gain valuable experience in these skills, therefore helping them into
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Men's Shed is a fully-equipped wood workshop for men in Gloucester.

Thanks to the National Lottery we are gladly opening a woodworking shop for residents of Gloucester There will be a qualified cabinet maker /community worker to help students construct timber items of their choice. The student will plan and draw their chosen item. All they have to do is provide for the cost of the materials if they want to take finished items home. All items will then be

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GL Communities promoting our services and getting to know the community better.
GL Communities Team
One of the many Stalls
Tewkesbury All Girls Rugby
Phoenix Centre 2
EDF Energy - Helping Hands
EDF Energy - Helping Hands
EDF Energy - Helping Hands