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‘Daytime Zoom Carers Support Group - Countywide’


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

This daytime Zoom support group is led by our Carers Services Manager, Kerry. This is open to all Leicestershire carers as long as the cared-for is 18+. Meet other carers, enjoy guest speakers and get your queries answered from the comfort and convenience of your own home. Perfect for carers who cannot easily leave the person they care for.

Every 3rd Friday afternoon from 2-3pm.

Forthcoming dates for 2022: 20 May, 17 June, 15 July, 19 August, 16 September. Please contact us for the Zoom code.

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

‘Time Out for Carers Group - Harborough District’


Contact Details:

01858 468543

Address:

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

About

A friendly support group for unpaid carers of adults 18+. Meet up with other carers in a supportive atmosphere. Meets on the 4th Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 3pm, usual leader is Elaine. Refreshments provided.

If you can’t make the daytime group why not try the evening Zoom from 7-8pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month, giving you the opportunity to meet up with other carers like you from the comfort of your own home?

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

‘VASL - Your Local Charity’


Contact Details:

01858 433232

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Address:

VASL
First 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: All Leicestershire, Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Alzheimer’s Society Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Mark Hobster on 01162316921 or 07860592735

Address:

Harborough Methodist Church
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 9HE

About

A peer support group for carers of people with dementia. Meets on the first Friday of every month from 10am to midday. Includes guest speakers and the chance to socialise and get much-needed face-to-face support. Free parking and refreshments. No need to book, just turn up on the day.

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

BestLife - support for Broughton Astley residents with long term health conditions


Contact Details:

Audrey - 01455 282457 or 07582 143622

Address:

Broughton Astley Village Hall
Station Road
Broughton Astley
Leics

About

Wellbeing support for people who have long term health conditions that significantly affect their quality of life. Social and emotional support to help individuals explore different options. We also offer a range of complementary therapies (reflexology, lndian head massage, aromatherapy, massage & Reiki and relaxation) administered by skilled volunteer therapists. We ask for a small donation per treatment to cover costs. We also aim work in partnership with other organisations to encourage people to become more involved in their local community.

The group is open to adults of all ages with a diagnosis of a long term health condition, resident in Broughton Astley and district, particularly individuals who are isolated or lack other support systems. The group meets on 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month 10am to 12.30pm at Broughton Astley Village Hall.

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

Breathe Easy - Market Harborough


Contact Details:

03000 030555 or 07870 863682 (Chris)

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Address:

Market Harborough Community Church
121 Bath Street
Market Harborough
Leics
LE16 9JL

About

A support group open to people with any form of lung disease, their carers, friends and family. Meets third Wednesday of each month 2pm - 3.30pm. Guest speakers most months.

Found in: Harborough, Groups & Forums,

Care & Share Coffee morning


Contact Details:

Andrew Fry 07525 431112

Address:

Old Black Horse
36 Main Street
Houghton on the Hill
LE7 9GD

About

All welcome - particularly those who act as carers and their partners or those who would just like an opportunity to meet others.
Come along for coffee and a chat, and bring a friend or neighbour.

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

Carers Café - Waitrose Market Harborough


Contact Details:

Support for Carers - 01858 468543

Address:

PLEASE CONTACT TO CONFIRM VENUE

About

Groups meet every 4 weeks on Sundays from 2 - 4pm.

Tea, coffee and refreshments are provided free of charge and you are more than welcome bring the person you care for. No age restrictions whatsoever, but please make sure you stay with the person you care for. Free car park outside, max stay 90 minutes.

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

VENUE MAY VARY, PLEASE CONTACT TO CONFIRM.

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

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire & Rutland


Contact Details:

Call Lucy on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Lubenham Village Hall
Laughton Road
Lubenham
Market Harborough
LE16 7RT

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 second and fourth Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 4pm.

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

Dementia Cafe Fleckney


Contact Details:

Steve/Judith Robson - 0116 2403218

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Address:

Fleckney Library
School Street
Fleckney
Leics
LE8 8AS

About

Updated November 2021;

The Memories Cafe (held in Fleckney Library) is currently closed until further notice.

Due to Coronavirus Restrictions.  Thank you all for your support we will restart as soon as it is advised.

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

Dementia Harborough Support, Advice and Friendship


Contact Details:

07594 649566

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Address:

Jubilee Hall
Congregational Church
Bowden Lane
Market Harborough
LE16 7JD

About

The Dementia Café meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. The group is open to anyone recently diagnosed with dementia together with their carers. Their programme of events includes fun activities and entertainment. There is also a Singing for Memories group which meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm where you can enjoy an afternoon of singing and playing musical instruments.

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

Friendship Lunches, Market Harborough, second Wednesday of each month


Contact Details:

01858 457 135

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Address:

The Royalist (pub)
29 Western Avenue
Market Harborough
Leics
LE16 9PL

About

You get very reasonably priced home cooked two course meal, company, activities and a raffle. Second Wednesday of each month from noon to 3pm.

Organised by Home Instead, a domiciliary care agency.

Call now to book your place (& for your friend too!)

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

Harborough Cancer Support Group


Contact Details:

07850 899059

Address:

The Methodist Church
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
LE16 9HE

About

A free local group that provides positive support and aims to boost the physical and mental wellbeing of those affected by cancer. Whether recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment, in remission or a caregiver they offer men, women and young adults a relaxed and friendly place to have a hot drink and a chat, meet others in a similar situation, receive a range of complimentary therapies including massage, reflexology, Indian head massage or reiki, guest speakers, workshops and one to one counselling.

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 1:30 - 5pm

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

Harborough Carers’ Wellbeing EVENING Support Group


Contact Details:

Support for Carers on 01858 468543

Address:

ZOOM

About

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 8pm. The usual leader is Elaine.

Currently taking place via ZOOM - please contact for invitation link.

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

Lutterworth & District Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Val on 01455 283387

Address:

Hazeland Court Residential Lounge
Guthlaxton Avenue
Lutterworth

About

Meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

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

Lutterworth Gateway Club


Contact Details:

Call Chris Gilbert on 07710 514243 or Tina Chidlow on 01858 880538

Address:

Lutterworth Town Hall
Market Square
Lutterworth

About

A social club for people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. Part of Mencap. Meets every other Friday from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Also arranges activities and events for members throughout the year. The club costs £3 per session including refreshments.

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

Market Harborough Memory Café


Contact Details:

Places must be booked in advance by contacting Age UK Dementia Support on 0116 223 7363

Address:

Market Harborough Methodist Church,
Northampton Road,
Market Harborough.
Leics.
LE16 9HE

About

10am - 11.30am on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

Memory Cafés are a relaxing social and non judgmental group for you to meet others affected by dementia, take part in a variety of fun activities and reminiscence, enjoy a cuppa and receive support from our team.

The Memory Cafes are free to attend and refreshments are also provided free of charge

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

Memory Box Dementia Cafe


Contact Details:

Call The Alzheimers Society on 0116 2311111

Address:

Cotesbach Village Hall,
Main Street,
Cotesbach,
Lutterworth,
Leics
LE17 4HZ

About

Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month from 10.30am to 12pm.

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

Mental Health Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Denise Bosworth at Rethink on 01530 276525

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Address:

Bower House
32 Coventry Road
Market Harborough

About

Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 10.30am to 12 noon. Aims to support carers of people with mental health difficulties. The group offers a programme of guest speakers giving information to carers plus the opportunity to meet, socialise with and gain support from each other.

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

Spectrum Market Harborough


Contact Details:

07734 068921 or 07745 891834

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About

Spectrum LAS is a parent support group for parents and carers of children, young people and adults on the Autism Spectrum or on the Autism diagnosis pathway.

Spectrum serve South Leicestershire and beyond, including Market Harborough, Kibworth, Wigston, Oadby and surrounding villages.

The group meets monthly in Market Harborough, and organise a wide range of activities and events throughout the year. It aims to be a welcoming, non-judgemental and informal support group.

They provide information about Autism, a lending library and regularly invite special needs professionals to attend the meetings.

They meet on the first Wednesday of the month, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm at Roman Way Community Centre unless altered by the school holidays. Also the third Friday 10am - 12 noon.

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

The Share & Care Group


Contact Details:

Call Sarah Taylor on 07741 417243

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About

The Share & Care Group is a social support group for people living with dementia together with their carers who live in Lutterworth and the surrounding villages. Meetings are run by professionals and volunteers who are trained to help those suffering from dementia cope better with their condition. The meetings, held in safe locations such as Lutterworth Methodist Church and the Parish Church of St. Mary, centre around a social gathering of people who share similar circumstances. Coffee mornings normally take place twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Friday from 10am to 12 noon, but the times and venue can vary. Please contact the group to find out more.

Found in: All Leicestershire, 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.