Support Groups and Organisations
Below is a list of carers groups around Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Loughborough Well-Being Group
meets at John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA, on the 1st Thursday of each month from 10.30am to 3.30pm. Contact Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782
or email email@example.com
Shepshed Well-Being Group meets at Charnwood Road Community Centre, 47a Charnwood Road, Shepshed, LE12 9QE on 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Contact Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782
Sileby & District Group meets at Soar Bridge Inn, 29 Bridge Street, Barrow on Soar, LE12 8PN, on the last Thursday of every month from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Contact Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782
Oadby & Wigston District
Carers for One Another meets at Central Avenue, Church, Central Avenue, Wigston LE18 2AA, on 3rd Thursday of each month from 10am to 12.00pm. Contact Bernadette on 07905 558412
Oadby & Wigston Carers Group meets at the Barnabus Centre, 7 Paul's Close, Oadby on the 3rd Monday of each month from 1.30 to 3.30pm. Contact Bernadette on 07905 558412
Time Out for Carers group meet at the Salvation Army, Ladysmith Road, off saffron Road, South Wigston, LE18 4UZ on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. Contact Gurjit from support for carers on 0845 689 9510.
Caring Friends Group meet at Palmers Garden Centre café, St John's, Enderby, LE19 2BS on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10.00am - 12 noon. Contact Alan Hooton on 0116 284 1982.
Blaby Time Out for Carers meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Blaby & District Social Centre, Leicester Road, Blaby LE8 4GQ from 10.30am - 12 noon. Contact Jackie Williamson from support for carers on 0845 689 9510.
Carers' Break meets on the 4th Thursday of the month from 1.30pm - 3.00pm at the Methodist Church ( opposite the Market Hall), Northampton Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9HE. Contact support for carers on 0845 689 9510.
Knit & Natter meets at Foxton Room, Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AF on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1.30pm - 3.00pm. Contact support for carers on 0845 689 9510.
Lutterworth & District Carers' Support Group meets at Hazeland Court Residential Lounge, Guthlaxton Avenue, Lutterworth on 4th Wednesday of each month from 7.00 to 9.00pm. Contact Val on 01455 283387.
Hinckley & Bosworth District
Time Out for carers Group meets at Hinckley Library ( meeting room) Lancaster Road, Hinckley, LE10 0AT on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10.30am - 12 noon. Contact Jacqui from support for carers on 0845 689 9510.
The Group - formerly called Snowdrops is not only changing its name but now has a new home.
'We support families, carers and loved ones of adults who use drugs, alcohol or other substances and aim to help carers through the turmoil that addiction can bring to families, such as family breakdown, violence, lost futures and bereavement'. - VASL support worker Marion Lewin.
'We are moving on August 6th to 'The Carpenter's Arms', Wharncliffe Road, Loughborough'.
If you are caring for an adult or are a family member or friend of someone experiencing addiction or who are in recovery you are welcome to come and join the group's confidential meetings on the 1st Wednesday of every month 7pm - 8.30pm in The Stable Room.
For more information contact: Marion Lewin at VASL ( Voluntary Action South Leicestershire) or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0845 689 9510.
Melton Carers' Support Group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11am at the Carnegie Museum, Thorpe Way, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1RB. Contact Diane on 0845 689 9510 for more details.
Bottesford Time Out For Carers Group meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at The Rutland Arms, 2 High Street Bottesford, NN13 0AA (in the restaurant) from 10.30am - 12 noon. Call Diane from Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510.
North West Leicestershire District
Coalville Carers' Support Group meets at the Marlene Reid Centre, 85 Belvoir Road, Coalville, LE67 3PH on the 1st Thursday of the month from 10.30am - 12 noon. Contact Gurjit on 0845 689 9510 for more details
Do You Care for Someone with Prostate Cancer? We at Support for Carers, have been contacted by a carer who would like to talk to another carer who is looking after someone with Prostate Cancer. Call 0845 689 9510.
If you have dementia or are caring for someone with dementia, come along to your local Support Group. You will be able to meet with other people in a similar situation to you, have a cuppa and a chat and get advice, information and support. We meet at the following locations in Rutland:
Oakham Memory Lane Café - 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month from 10am - 11.30am, St John & St Anne's Community Room, off Westgate, Oakham. LE15 6AZ.
Uppingham Memory Lane Café - 1st Monday of each month 10.30am - 12 noon, Uppingham Town Council, The Town Hall, High Street East, Uppingham. LE15 9PY.
Peer Support Group for Carers & Activity Group for People with Dementia - 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month 10.30am - 12 noon. Voluntary Action Rutland, Volunteer Centre, Land's End Way, Oakham. LE15 6RB.
For further information contact Alzheimer's Society, Leicestershire & Rutland 0116 2311 114
CARERS DROP IN COFFEE SESSIONS
AGE UK Leicester Shire & Rutland Macmillan Support Project - will be holding regular coffee drop ins for over 50s who are caring for someone with cancer or other long term health condition. This opportunity will give the Carer access to information or self referral over coffee and a chat.
Sessions will run from 10.30am - 12.30pm with alternate Fridays beginning on 25th April 2014.
United Reformed Church, Abbots Road South, off Scraptoft Lane.