HOPS is a Sunderland-based charity. We offer healing therapies and group activities to reduce stress and pain, and boost wellbeing.


About HOPS

About HOPS

We reach out to unpaid Carers, those with long-term health conditions, and anyone in need. Our therapies benefit mind and body – easing pain and stress and lifting self-worth. Our classes and activities bring communities together
to support wellbeing.

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Our Classes

Something for Everyone!

Join our weekly classes in person or online, all year round: singing, yoga, crafts, meditation, mindfulness and more. See the latest updates on our Facebook page. 

Getting Together

Our in-person classes currently take place in Houghton le Spring, Fulwell and Roker, Sunderland. Everyone is welcome, and some concessionary rates are available – just ask.

Carers Connect

Carers Connect is our support group for unpaid Carers. If you’re a Carer, you can also join our regular coffee mornings at The Old Rectory, which are free to attend. Email info@healing-sunderland.org.uk

Finding Balance & Peace

Finding Balance & Peace

We offer accessible holistic therapy sessions to help ease stress and pain, and restore balance: shiatsu, sports massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, Indian head massage and Reiki healing.


Your donations, no matter how big or small, are deeply appreciated. Your kindness helps us continue our work, day after day.