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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,

‘Oadby and Wigston Time Out for Carers Group’


Contact Details:

Support for Carers, 01858 468543

Address:

Salvation Army (please ask at reception for directions to the room)
Ladysmith Road
Off Saffron Road
South Wigston
LE1 4UT

About

A support group for carers, designed to give you a break from your caring role. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 2.30pm to 4pm. The usual leader is Gurjit.

If you can’t make the face to face group why not try the evening Zoom group which is held on the 3rd Tuesday 7-8pm, giving you the opportunity to meet other carers from the comfort of your own home.

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

Age UK Activities/Courses


Contact Details:

0116 288 5203

Address:

51 Paddock Street
Wigston
LE18 2AN

About

Age UK offers a range of activities and courses including tea dances, watercolour painting, indoor bowls, line dancing, gentle exercise, Tai Chi, Calligraphy, table tennis, computer classes and Decoupage. Please call them to find out more and to book.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Age UK Lunch Club


Contact Details:

0116 288 5203

Address:

51 Paddock Street
Wigston
LE18 2AN

About

Are you aged 50 or over? If so, you could have a three course meal in Age UK’s dining hall for just £5. Transport may be provided for residents in Oadby/Wigston.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Anand Group


Contact Details:
Address:

St Barnabas Community Rooms
Hamble Road
Oadby
Leicester
LE2 4NX

About

Elderly Asians drop-in centre. Open to all in Oadby area or near vicinity. Meets on Wednesdays from 10am to 12:30pm.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Bassett Centre


Contact Details:

0116 278 4230

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Address:

The Bassett Centre
Bassett Street
South Wigston
Leicestershire
LE18 4PE

About

There are a number of classes and activities available at the Bassett Centre - run by Community Action Partnership Leicestershire. Please call to find out more.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Community Meal £4 for 2 courses, every Thursday


Contact Details:

0116 2774114

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Address:

The Salvation Army Leicester South
LadySmith Road
South Wigston
Leicester
LE18 4UZ

About

The Salvation Army in South Wigston offers a 2-course community meal for £4 at 1pm each Thursday. Please book by phoning 0116 2774114, where they will also tell you what is on the menu that week.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Family Support Group


Contact Details:

Call the Parent Partnership Service on 0116 2752097/Menphys SOS on 01455 899111

Address:

Menphys Centre
Launceston Road
Wigston

About

Support group for families and carers looking after a child or young person aged from 0 to 19 years with additional needs or disabilities. Run by the Parent Partnership Service and Menphys SOS. Drop-in for a coffee and a chat, information and support on the 2nd Friday of every month during term time from 10.00am to 12.00pm.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Rethink Mental Health Carers Group


Contact Details:

Nicky Daily on 01530 276525

Address:

Cedar Centre
Cedar Avenue (off Moat Street)
Wigston
LE18 2LA

About

A drop-in social group for carers of people with poor mental health. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 1.00pm to 3.00pm.

Found in: Blaby, Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

The Big Knits


Contact Details:

Sue on 0116 278 4230

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Address:

Bassett Centre
Bassett Street
South Wigston
LE18 4PE

About

Small group of ladies who knit for charity. Anyone is welcome to join the group for a knit and a chat on Tuesdays from 2pm. Tea, coffee, biscuits and wool are provided free.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

The Well - Community Fair Trade Cafe


Contact Details:

Visit Website

Address:

Oadby Baptist Church
Oasis Centre
Leicester Road
Oadby
LE2 5BD

About

Open every Wednesday from 10am to 11.30am - all ages welcome. Cheap, cheerful and a great event run by volunteers.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Tuesday Sports Group


Contact Details:

Sporting Change team on 0116 272 7670

Address:

Parklands Leisure Centre
Oadby

About

Free weekly sports/activity group for adults with mental health difficulties - aimed at encouraging regular physical activity and a chance to try a variety of sports. Every Tuesday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Wigston Memory Café


Contact Details:

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

Address:

Wigston Liberal Club
82 Bull Head Street
Wigston
LE18 1PA

About

14:00-15:30, on the 4th Monday 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: Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Zoom Evening Carers Support Group - Oadby & Wigston


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

BEGINS NOV 2021

Held via Zoom on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7-8pm, hosted by Gurjit. A chance to connect with other Oadby and Wigston carers from the comfort of your own home.

Found in: Oadby & Wigston, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

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