Support Groups

Support groups

Northern Devon

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Bideford, Braunton, Torrington, Barnstaple, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe, South Molton

 

Learning Disability Support Groups

Northern Devon Family Carers Group

For carers of someone with a learning difficulty

Please contact for time and venue: Ann Deadman  01237 441604

North Devon Forum for Autism Coffee Mornings

A parent/carer led support group, established in 1992 by a group of parents and professionals concerned with children on the spectrum which soon widened to include adults and ADHD.

Every 4th Thursday of the month.

Contact email for information on venue: info@ndautism.co.uk

 

Groups suitable for all carers

Braunton Carer Support Group

A friendly group that meets regularly to give you the chance to be with people who understand the impacts of caring.

Every third Thursday 10.30-12.30

SQ Bar and Restaurant, 3 Exeter Road, Braunton, EX33

For further information contact us on 03456 434 435 and ask to speak to Carolyn Hill

 

Halwill Carers Group

A group that meets regularly to give you the chance to be with people who understand the impacts of caring.

Monthly on a Thursday 3-5pm

Halwill Baptist Church Hall

For further information contact Barbara Dolton on 01409 221328

Hatherleigh Carers Group

A group meeting regularly to give you the chance to be with people who understand the impacts of caring.

Hatherleigh Community Centre

For further information contact us on 03456 434 435 and ask to speak to Beverly Dore

 

Space 4 U

Friendly group of carers only who regularly organise outings.

Every Wednesday 1-3pm

Holy Trinity Church, Barbican Terrace, Barnstaple. EX32 9HQ

For further information contact us on 03456 434 435 and ask for Sarah Milton

 

Forget-Me-Not Friends Group

Everyone welcome, especially people affected by memory loss.

Holsworthy Memorial Hall.

For further information contact Rebecca Poet on 07572 180100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Health Carers Support Groups

 

Barnstaple Alex Link Centre Group

A group for carers of someone with a mental health problem

Every Monday 11am-1pm

Alex Link Centre, Alexandra Rd, Barnstaple.

For further information contact us on 03456 434 435 and ask to speak to Carolyn Hill

 

 

 

Dementia Support Groups

 

Litchdon Focused Carers Group

Carers can come to learn ways to better support their relatives with dementia whilst building resilience with peers who understand.

Third Monday in the month 10.30-12.30pm

Litchdon Medical Centre, Newport Rd, Barnstaple.

For further information contact us on 03456 434 435 and ask to speak to Mary Austin

 

Barnstaple Memory Café

For carers and their loved ones to have some social space in an understanding environment.

1st Friday in the month  10am-12pm

Barnstaple library. EX31 1EL

For further information contact memory.cafe@northdevoncab.org.uk

 

 

 

Other support groups

Parkinsons UK Torridge Branch Carers Support Group

Support for carers of someone with Parkinsons.

Quarterly meetings on a Wednesday. Please contact for details.

Ethelwynne Brown House, Bideford.

For further information contact Keith Hughes on 01237 475168

 

 

 

 

East Devon

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Axminster, Budleigh Salterton, Cranbrook, Ottery St Mary, Sidmouth, Honiton, Exmouth, Woodbury, Seaton

 

Mid Devon

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Crediton, Cullompton, Tiverton, Hatherleigh, Moretonhampstead, Okehampton, Chagford

 

South Devon

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Teignmouth, Ashburton, Dawlish, Chudleigh, Buckfastleigh, Newton Abbot, Dartmouth, Kingsteignton, Totnes

 

West Devon

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Ivybridge, Modbury, South Brent, Tavistock, Wembury, Yelverton, Kingsbridge

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