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Support for Carers in Harborough

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Go back and show all groups in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland,

‘Are you looking for something different?’


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

There are so many new and exciting groups running in Leicestershire at the moment, far too many to list here! If you would like to know what’s going on locally to you, please call us on 01858 468543 and we will be able to tell you there and then, or find out for you from our network of contacts. This might be for yourself or the person you care for. We are open 9-5 Monday to Friday.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

‘VASL - Your Local Charity’


Contact Details:

01858 433232

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Address:

VASL
1st Floor, Torch House
Torch Way
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 9HL

About

VASL is the charity behind Support for Carers. In addition, VASL runs a range of projects in the Harborough District, including a community transport scheme to help elderly, disabled and rurally-isolated people who can’t use public transport; a project to help those living with a mental health condition; and a project to support people aged 60+ experiencing loneliness.

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

A Cuppa With Kerry - online support group


Contact Details:

01858468543

Address:

ZOOM

About

Monthly online carers support group for anyone caring for an adult 18+ in Leicestershire, led by Carers Services Manager Kerry. 2-3pm every third Friday by Zoom.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

Billesdon Good Neighbour Scheme


Contact Details:

07548 621 777

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About

Billesdon Good Neighbour Scheme (BGNS) uses voluntary effort from local people to provide help for ANYONE in our community who needs assistance.

1. Transport for appointments or maybe shopping in Market Harborough
2. Household tasks, such as changing a light bulb or moving small items of furniture
3. Companionship to those who would like a chat and a cuppa or maybe a game of Scrabble
4. Support whilst recuperating from illness, such as gardening. taking children to and from school, or light housework
5. Help with writing letters or filling in non-legal forms; reading to the blind or partially sighted; learning to e-mail.

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

Carers Café - Waitrose/Rotary


Contact Details:

Support for Carers - 01858 468543

Address:

St. Dionysius Church
Church Square
Market Harborough
LE16 7NB

About

We meet at St Dionysius Church (near Lloyds Bank)
on 3rd Sunday of the month from 2pm till 4pm
Cared for are welcome to come too

Tea, coffee and cake are kindly supplied and served by Waitrose staff.

This is a joint initiative between Waitrose, Support for Carers and the Rotary Club.

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

CLASP The Carers Centre


Contact Details:

0116 2510999

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About

The Carers Centre are funded differently to us, so they have fewer geographical and age-related boundaries. We often direct parent carers of under-18s to The Carers Centre.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

First Contact Plus


Contact Details:

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About

First Contact Plus is an online tool which helps adults in Leicestershire find information about a range of services all in one place.

The initiative allows residents who require help with one or a number of issues to access a catalogue of information, advice, help and support.

Information and resources on housing, health, living independently, money advice, work, security and other topics that assist the county’s residents can be found on this site.

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

Local Area Co-Ordinators for Harborough


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About

Local area co-ordinators or LACs have a broad remit. They cover a specific area and are local experts in terms of what is on offer. They can help with a broad range of issues.
Harborough currently has 5 LAC workers:

Market Harborough Town - Ellie Franklin - 07534263093
[email protected]

Lutterworth - Lynne McConnachie - 07889806061
[email protected]

Kibworth and Fleckney - Amy Kirk - 07526927358
[email protected]
OR
Sarah McKenzie- 07732824024
[email protected]

Broughton Astley - John Baraclough - 07732824556
[email protected]

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

Lutterworth Community Transport - covers parts of Harborough district west of A5199


Contact Details:

01455 555571

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About

We provide a social car scheme for people who are vulnerable, disabled or elderly and also for those who are rurally isolated.

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

Online support group for working age carers


Contact Details:

01858468543

Address:

ZOOM

About

This online group is aimed at carers of adults 18+ in Leicestershire, who are of working age themselves. You do not have to be in work to attend, just of working age. Occurs on the second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

Overview of community transport schemes for all Leicester city and Leicestershire county


Contact Details:

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About

Please click on the link to see a comprehensive overview, taken from the Choose How You Move website.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

Time Out for Carers - Harborough district


Contact Details:

01858 468543

Address:

Wellbeing Hub
Harborough Leisure Centre
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
LE16 9HF

About

A support group for carers in the Harborough district, from 2 - 3:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. Peer support, guest speakers and a raffle. The leisure centre kindly provides complimentary tea and coffee.

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

VASL volunteer car scheme - covers Harborough district east of A5199


Contact Details:

01858 468499

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About

The VASL Car Scheme provides transport for elderly, disabled or rurally isolated people who can’t use, or have no access to public transport. The service is not free but is much cheaper than a taxi. You must register to use the scheme.

Found in: Harborough, 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.