The Patient Participation Group of the Whitestone Surgery hosts a Caring Group at the Whitestone on Meadowside once a fortnight on Thursdays at 12.30pm which includes lunch and activities. There is a modest charge for the meal. Come join us for conversation, support and friendship. For more information please call Alison at Whitestone Surgery on 024 7664 1911.
We meet fortnightly at Rosebird Community Hall, Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2pm to 4pm. For more information please call Pat McGiven on 01386 424578 or 07977 590410.
For those whose lives are affected by cancer of the prostate; the men, their partners and their families. We hold small local meetings in Stratford, Leamington, Great Alne and Brailes. Our plenary meetings are held at the Old Leamingtonians Rugby Club, Bericote, CV32 6QP on Thursdays from 5-7pm. For more information please visit www.southwarwickshirepcsg.org.uk or contact Doug Badger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01789 488422 or text on 07784 545513. Prostate Cancer UK free helpline (staffed by specialist nurses) 0800 074 8383, TACKLE free helpline (staffed by men with prostate cancer) 0800 035 5302.
Our dementia friendly cafes offer tea and coffee, a chat, friendship and support for people living with dementia, carers, family and friends. At Wellesbourne Village Hall every Wednesday 2pm-4pm, Tysoe Village Hall every Friday 10am-12pm, Compton Verney, CV35 9HZ first Tuesday of the month - pre-booking required. Our dementia friendly garden offers a place to relax and reflect - garden open every day from 9am-5pm at Kineton Road, Wellesbourne Allotments, CV35 9NF. For more information contact Heather and Paul on 01295 688376 or 07964 683146 or email email@example.com or visit www.talkdementia.uk.
We are open every Friday from 2pm - 4pm at Bishopton Primary School Community Centre, Drayton Avenue, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9PB. If you are lonely or a carer for your loved one, please join us for coffee, tea and cake. Our varied programme of activities and music will entertain you. For more information contact Lynda on 01789 261061 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Car parking available.
Alcester Vision Support Centre meet on the third Tuesday of the month from 1.30pm-3.30pm at Malt Mill Lane Community Centre, Malt Mill Lane, Alcester, B49 5QR. For more information call 01926 411331. Our aim is to provide information for those with vision loss and those who may need advice. The afternoon includes demonstrations of equipment, IT support by appointment, talks and a friendly chat with a cup of tea.
This café is a place to find understanding, get support, do memory activities and have a good time. Refreshments and activities are free. We meet at Westholme Court, Westholme Road, Bidford-on-Avon on Mondays from 10.30am-12.30pm. For more information contact Wendy on 07713 648716 or Michael on 07725 878530.
Alcester Café is a drop-in café, held twice weekly, dedicated to help support people with memory problems/dementia, their families, carers, former carers and interested professional people. It is run on a weekly basis, every Tuesday and Friday (except Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) from 10.30am-12.30pm, at the Eric Payne Centre. Call 01789 765971 for more information or visit www.alcesterdementiacafe.org.
We aim to bring together individuals who have gone through a loss in their lives and offer them emotional support through our community support group. Our drop-in sessions are held every Wednesday from 5pm-7pm at Volunteer Friends in Bulkington. Sessions are free to attend.
Located at Chandos Court, Chandos Street, Leamington Spa. Runs every Monday morning (except Bank Holidays) from 9.30am-11.30am with speakers, activities and social sessions. Min £1 entry. For more information please call 01926 411331 or email email@example.com. We have groups all over Warwickshire and welcome new members. We also have Volunteering opportunities so get in touch if this is of interest to you.
We provide support for people living with Parkinson’s and their carers in the Leamington, Warwick, Kenilworth and Southam areas, including surrounding villages. We offer therapeutic and social activities. Branch meetings occur on the second Thursday of each month at The Nelson Club, 21 Charles Street, Warwick, CV34 5LE. For more information call 07967 780043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runs on the third Friday of each month, 9.30am-11.30am at the Church Hall to the rear of St Mary’s Church, Sheepy Street. If you, or a friend or relative, have a sight condition you may join us and would be made very welcome. We have guest speakers, equipment demonstrations, activities and social sessions. We can refer you into other services offered by the charity. We charge £1 and provide tea, coffee and biscuits. IT and Magnifier sessions are available by appointment only. If you need transport and are on a means tested benefit, please contact us on 01926 411331 or email email@example.com.
Runs on the second Friday of each month, 9.30am-11.30am at the Kenilworth Senior Citizens Club, Abbey End car park. If you, or a friend or relative, have a sight condition you may join us and would be made very welcome. We have guest speakers, equipment demonstrations, activities and social sessions. We can refer you into other services offered by the charity. We charge £1 and provide tea, coffee and biscuits. IT and Magnifier sessions are available by appointment only. If you need transport and are on a means tested benefit, please contact us on 01926 411331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runs every Monday morning, 9.30am-11.30am at the Chandos Court, Chandos Street, Leamington. If you, or a friend or relative, have a sight condition you may join us and would be made very welcome. We have guest speakers, equipment demonstrations, activities and social sessions. We can refer you into other services offered by the charity. We charge £1 and provide tea, coffee and biscuits. IT and Magnifier sessions are available by appointment only. If you need transport and are on a means tested benefit, please contact us on 01926 411331 or email email@example.com.
Runs on the first Friday of each month, 9.30am-11.30am at the Cricket Club, Johnson Memorial Pavilion, Miners Welfare Park, Rye Piece Ringway, CV12 8JH. If you have a sight condition you may join us and would be made very welcome. We have guest speakers, equipment demonstrations, activities and social sessions. We can refer you into other services offered by the charity. We charge £1 and provide tea, coffee and biscuits. IT and Magnifier sessions are available by appointment only. If you need transport and are on a means tested benefit, please contact us on 01926 411331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runs every Thursday morning, 9.30am-11.30am at the Newtown Community Centre, Bond Street, CV11 4HG. If you, or a friend or relative, have a sight condition you may join us and would be made very welcome. We have guest speakers, equipment demonstrations, activities and social sessions. We can refer you into other services offered by the charity. We charge £1 and provide tea, coffee and biscuits. IT and Magnifier sessions are available by appointment only. If you need transport and are on a means tested benefit, please contact us on 01926 411331 or email email@example.com.
For people with memory loss or dementia together with their carers. A wide programme of therapeutic activities including music, art and gentle chair exercises. We aim to build a strong network of support for carers including availability of one-to-one professional advice. We meet at All Saints Church Community Centre, Vicarage Fields, Warwick, CV34 5NJ on the first and third Mondays of the month from 2pm - 4pm except Bank Holidays. For more information call 07507 646030 (answer machine, but we will ring you back) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you or your partner/family member are living with dementia and would like a friendly and supportive group to attend, come and join us. A new group has just started in Woodside Avenue Methodist Church, Woodside Avenue South, CV3 6BE. We meet fortnightly on a Tuesday morning 10.30am - 12pm. No need to book, to find out upcoming dates or more information call Jackie on 07763 908460 or email email@example.com.
This free social group for people living with dementia and their partner/carer meets in Lawrence Saunders Baptist Church, CV6 1HH every Friday morning 10.30am - 12pm. Join us for tea/coffee, activities, music, games, gardening, entertainment, friendship and always a friendly welcome. No need to book, if you would like more information call Jackie on 07763 908460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting fortnightly on a Friday afternoon 1.30pm - 3pm, Memory Lane is a friendly supportive group for anyone living with dementia/memory issues and their partner/carer. Try a game of bowls, enjoy the musical entertainment, have a chat, make new friends and relax with our friendly volunteers who are always on hand with tea/coffee and biscuits. We meet in All Saints Church, High Street, CV12 8NH. No need to book. To find out upcoming dates or more information call Jackie on 07763 908460 or email email@example.com.
On the first Tuesday of every month, 10am – 11am (see website for locations) www.survivingbereavement.com.
We are a friendly local group promoting and supporting issues of relevance to the residents of the 11 roads which make up North Earlsdon between Spencer Park and Earlsdon Avenue South. The NENA residents’ meetings are held bi-monthly at the Royal Oak, Earlsdon High Street at 7.30pm. Come along and meet local neighbours and discuss issues of importance to you. Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every last Tuesday of the month, 1pm-2.30pm at Chase Meadow Community Centre, Narrow Hall Meadow, Warwick, CV34 6BT. It is a free bereavement support group for adults led by experienced facilitators. Refreshments will be served by a team of trained and friendly volunteer listeners. For more information or to book a place at the group please contact Stacey Bains on 07507 722537 or email email@example.com.
We usually have various activities and trips during the year, including our popular ’Sunday Lunch Club’. Please visit www.mssociety.org.uk/leamington or catch us on Facebook for branch information. Call us for one-to-one contact, advice concerning MS, or general info concerning MS on our local rate branch telephone number 01926 839247. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society also has a free helpline that is very useful for various MS concerns including COVID-19 advice on 0808 800 8000.
A Coventry charity providing expert advice and long-term practical, emotional and social support to adults from across Coventry who are experiencing sight loss and living with visual impairment. Our Centre at 33-35 Earlsdon Avenue South is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4.30pm. We help people find ways to stay independent and carry on enjoying life and aim to ensure nobody is left to struggle alone. If travel is difficult, we can provide minibus transport. To find out more about support, or to volunteer, call us for a chat on 024 7671 7522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Out of hours support - open from 6pm to 11pm every evening - available to anyone in Warwickshire aged 16+. Are you feeling distressed or in crisis? Are you struggling with your mental health in the evenings, when other services are closed? Our dedicated, experienced team of Wellbeing Practitioners offer immediate mental health support either by phone, text message, email or video link. Bookable face-to-face appointments are also available. To speak to a member of the Warwickshire Safe Haven team, please call 024 7771 4554 or 07970 042270 or email email@example.com or visit www.cwmind.org.uk.
We meet every second Wednesday of the month, 12.30pm – 2.30pm, at Weddington Social Club, Nuneaton. It is nothing medical, just a social group where we meet up for coffee, cake and chat. Each one of us has gone through breast cancer so we understand how you would feel. We have speakers come or sometimes we go out for Afternoon Tea. If anyone needs support or to talk, we are all here for each other. We also have the backing from Macmillan at George Eliot Hospital. If you are interested please come along or for more information please contact Corinne Morgan on 07557 960165.
A non-profit peer support organisation for women based in Atherstone. We are survivors of abuse, we are women with previous convictions, or experience mental health issues. We are women who have felt lonely and isolated, who may be financially disadvantaged. We are women coming together, in our community, to help other women, to develop skills, enhance social inclusion and to help women into emotional and financial independence. Our women decide what they need and when they need it, to enhance and reinforce their confidence and wellbeing in the community. For more information visit www.cohort4.org.uk or call 0300 302 0484.
For people living with dementia, every Wednesday and Thursday from 10.30am to 3.30pm at All Souls Church, Earlsdon. Crafts, music, light exercise, etc. Booking is essential. For more information call 07598 782739 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free service delivered by Individual Support Solutions Ltd on behalf of Warwickshire County Council. We offer information, advice and support to adults with learning disabilities or autism and/or carers living in North Warwickshire. We are able to offer appointments over the phone, via video call and face to face in our Long Street office ensuring government guidelines are met following COVID-19. If you would like to find out more about the service for yourself or someone you care for, please contact Rachel Craig on 07415 302859.
We are a small group of people who have been diagnosed or having treatment for Bowel Cancer. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6pm in the Raveloe Conference Room at George Eliot Hospital. Everyone is welcome including partners, we are supported by two excellent specialist nurses who give us advice and guidance. Please join us and share your concerns. If you would like to help organise social and fundraising events for the patients of GEH that would also be great. For more details contact John on 07747 623952 or email email@example.com.
We are a registered charity who offer specialist support to all women and children experiencing any type of abuse. Established 46 years ago, we provide various free services including: safe refuge, helpline, advocacy, counselling, legal, drop-in, Outreach work, specialist projects and training. Coventry has the highest rate of abuse in the whole of the West Midlands and during 2017 we supported 1,565 women plus their children. For every woman we can help, there are another 4 that we must turn away purely due to no room availability. For more information visit www.coventryhaven.co.uk or call 024 7644 4077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer pre-and postnatal services in Kenilworth and Leamington. A group of health care professionals working alongside local mum and dad volunteers. Our focus is to care, prepare and support local families from early pregnancy through to early parenting. We offer a weekly coffee morning at Leek Wootton Village Hall where free breastfeeding support is available and free Craniosacral Therapy consultations for babies who are unsettled, suffering with reflux, colic or feeding challenges. We also offer a free early pregnancy class. For more information visit www.bump2babyreality.co.uk, find us on Facebook or call Helen on 07960 323874.
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, except January and December at the Coton Heritage centre in Avenue Road, Nuneaton at 7.30pm. We have various speakers relating to all aspects of Diabetes throughout the year including a Forum where you can ask the expert. If you feel talking to someone else with the same condition will help you, please come and join our friendly group, you will be very welcome. If you or a relative have diabetes we are here to help you. For more information call Gill or Terry on 024 7634 5126.
We are a social group for people with dementia and their carers, who meet from 12pm-2pm on the third Monday of the month at Horeston Grange Church, Camborne Drive, CV11 6GU. A light lunch, tea and coffee are available. Quizzes, beetle drives, games of bingo and trips out are a few things enjoyed by our members. Admission £2. For more information contact Veronica on 024 7632 9692 or email email@example.com.
Meetings are held in January, March, May, July, September and November on the third Wednesday of the meeting month at Manor Court Road Baptist Church, Nuneaton 7pm-9pm. Please come along, bring your partners and share your experiences good and bad, and listen to others. We all have something that we can share. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07564 680803.
If you are struggling with excess belongings, please join us at Solihull’s online hoarding support group every first and third Wednesday of the month from 7pm - 8pm. Email us at email@example.com or call Heather on 07939 059470 for the zoom link or more information.
We meet on the second Tuesday of every month, 11am at St John’s the Baptist, Fleet Street, Coventry CV1 3AY. If you suffer from Fibromyalgia, then please know you are not alone. We are a welcoming, friendly group who share new information, listen to relevant speakers and enjoy pamper days, meals and trips out. For further details call Claire on 07951 406214, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/spottyducks. (There is also a coffee morning on the other Tuesdays at 11am at The Castle, Little Park Street. For further details please call Barbara on 07767 895208.)
We offer home visits to support visually impaired residents of Kenilworth and neighbouring villages. Our volunteers provide regular, weekly visits to help with processing mail, reading aloud newspapers and books or simply offering conversation and company. If you feel that you or a friend or relative would benefit from our free service, or you would like to be involved as a volunteer reader, please get in touch with Sue Ling on 07971 254474 or email email@example.com.