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‘Loughborough Time Out for Carers’


Contact Details:

Support for Carers on 01858 468543

Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 4RZ

About

The ‘Time Out for Carers’ Group meets on the fourth Monday of every month from 2.30pm to 4pm. Carers are welcome to drop in at any time, you don’t have to stay for the whole afternoon. Come along and meet other carers near you, for advice and support and to enjoy some ‘time out’ from your caring role. The usual leader is Gurjit.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Age UK - benefits checks


Contact Details:

0116 299 2233

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About

Currently, Age UK will do a benefits check over the phone for Leicestershire residents to check that you are getting everything you are entitled to. Ring or email to request one. You do not have to be over a certain age.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston,

Alzheimer’s - Carers Support Group - Loughborough Drop-in


Contact Details:

Call Laurie Woodruff (Dementia Support Worker) on 0116 231 1114

Address:

Trinity Methodist Church Centre
Royland Road
Loughborough
LE11 2EH

About

A drop-in support group for carers of people with dementia and memory loss including Alzheimer’s. Come along and have a chat with other carers whilst enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. (50p donation requested). The group also arranges activities and guest speakers. It meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. Supported by the charity Age UK.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Alzheimer’s - Carers Support Group - Poppies


Contact Details:

Call Laurie Woodruff (Dementia Support Worker) on 0116 231 1114

Address:

Syston Community Centre
School Street
Syston
LE7 1HN

About

A drop-in support group for people with dementia and memory problems including Alzheimer’s and their carers and families. Come along and have a chat whilst enjoying tea and biscuits in our cafe (50p donation requested). The group also arranges activities and guest speakers. It runs on the 1st Monday of the month from 10.30am to 12.00 noon.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Aspire Lifeskills


Contact Details:

Viv Boulton - 07854 918575

About

Autism Specific Saturday Club meets once a month at Iveshead School.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Breathe Easy Charnwood Support Group


Contact Details:

0116 249 5780

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Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Dishley
Loughborough
LE11 4RZ

About

Breathe Easy Groups are run by the British Lung Foundation Support Network and are open to anyone with any form of lung disease. They also offer support to carers, family members and friends. The Breathe Easy Charnwood group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2.15pm to 4.15pm at the Gorse Covert Community Centre.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau


Contact Details:

03444 111 444

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Address:

Woodgate Chambers,
70 Woodgate,
Loughborough LE11 2TZ

About

We play an essential part in helping anyone living or working in the borough of Charnwood by providing information, directing them to the best source of help for their issues and giving advice through trained generalist advisers and specialists. The service we provide is free, independent, confidential and impartial.

The advice we give covers all categories of social welfare law, although over 60% of our work actually relates to debt and welfare benefits. Other areas we cover include housing, employment, consumer, family & relationship issues and basic immigration queries.

Please see website for current opening hours, when is drop-in and when you need an appointment, branch surgeries around the district etc.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood,

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire & Rutland


Contact Details:

Call Lucy on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Wanlip Village Hall
Wanlip
Leicestershire
LE7 4PJ

About

A local charity offering practical and emotional support to cancer patients and their carers in Leicestershire and Rutland including complementary therapy support groups in a calm and relaxed atmosphere such as aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and Reiki. Treatments & refreshments free of charge. No need to book. Meets on the second and fouth Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 4pm.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Coping with Cancer support group: Loughborough


Contact Details:

Call Lucy Pugh on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 4RZ

About

Group runs on the second and fourth Friday of every month. 1.30pm-4.00pm. We are a drop in support group for cancer patients, their family members and carers. Come and enjoy a complementary therapy treatment in a calm and relaxing environment. Meet and chat to other patients or carers over refreshments. No need to book. Just turn up. Therapies available include: aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and reiki. Treatments and refreshments are free of charge.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Glenmore Luncheon Club


Contact Details:

01509 650662

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Address:

The Glenmore Community Centre
Thorpe Road
Shepshed
Leicestershire
LE12 9LU

About

Mondays, 10am - 2pm

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Joining Forces/Age UK Veterans Coffee Mornings


Contact Details:

0116 2614605

Address:

Loughborough Library
Granby Street
Loughborough

About

2nd Wed of each month, 10am - 12 noon.

These coffee mornings are open to veterans born before 1950, along with their spouses or carers. A great way to meet up with other veterans and carers.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Loughborough Well-Being Group


Contact Details:

Call Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782

Address:

John Storer House
Ward’s End
Loughborough

About

A drop-in social group for carers and non carers. Meets on the 1st Thursday of every month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

MS Support Group


Contact Details:

01530 244914

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Address:

Ulverscroft Activity Centre
Priory Lane
Ulverscroft
Leics
LE67 9PH

About

MS Support Group - a social activity of kurling, skittles, quoits and quizzes First Thursday of the month 1:30 - 3:30

Found in: Charnwood, Hinckley & Bosworth, North West Leicestershire, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

OASIS Project - Mental Health Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Fiona Kinsey on 0116 247 0335

Address:

Broombriggs Room
John Storer House
Wards End
Loughborough
LE11 3HA

About

Runs every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm. Do you struggle with stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health problems? Do you sometimes feel socially isolated & would like the opportunity to meet others with similar issues and make new friends? Would you like to get involved in a supportive social and well-being group where you can share concerns, increase your self-confidence, learn new ways to cope better with your mental health, access information and advice and have some fun?

*Please note this project is NOT open to those who already have a Personal Budget or Direct Payment from social services to pay for support.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events,

Shepshed Club 20-13


Contact Details:

Shepshed Carers - 01509 502543

Address:

Charnwood Road Community Centre
Charnwood Road
Shepshed

About

The club is aimed at elderly, vulnerable people who have had a stroke, heart attack or any other medical conditions such as dementia which leaves them infirm or disabled. Handicrafts, games, sing-songs etc. Occasional trips arranged.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Shepshed Special Community Bus Service


Contact Details:

01509 650531

About

The bus supports members of the community who may not find it easy to access the shops.  There are regular trips to Coalville Morrisons £4.50 return; Loughborough town centre £4.50 return; and Co-Op Shepshed £3 return. Please call Alison for more details, times and to book.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events,

Shepshed Well-Being Group


Contact Details:

Call Joanne Clarke on 01509 631750

About

A drop-in social group for carers, disabled and living alone. Members meet informally over a hot drink. Relevant speakers, outings, therapeutic activities and a change to share experiences and concerns. Occurs the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

The Singing Cafe


Contact Details:

07875 378 628

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About

The Singing Cafe is a cafe for people with mental health challenges including memory loss and dementia. Singing is good for you so why not take the person you care for along, so they can enjoy singing songs and meeting new people? Please check the website for Singing Cafe venues and times. The Singing Cafe is run by WOW Church, a registered charity, and they ask for a £3 voluntary donation per person, which includes refreshments. Accompanying carers need to stay with the person they care for.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Thrummy Drummers Dementia Social and Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Jane on 077 541 09798

Address:

Elizabeth Park Sports & Community Centre
Thurmaston
Leicester
LE4 8FN

About

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Extends a very warm welcome to all who are affected by dementia, including family and carers. A friendly group whose sessions include socialising, music-related entertainment and refreshments.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Melton, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Trinity Lunch Club (TLC)


Contact Details:

Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782

Address:

Trinity Rooms
Church Street
Barrow Upon Soar

About

A lunch club for people with dementia and their carers. Meets on the last Thursday of each month from 12.30pm.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

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Support for Carers Leicestershire is funded by Leicestershire County Council. However, we rely on donations to enhance the services we provide for carers in the area. If you would like to support us please contact us.