Local Support Groups

P.A.L.S (Patient Advice Liaison Service)

Concerned but don’t want to complain? Have a problem, but don’t know who to talk to? Worried but not sure what to do? Need information, but don’t know who to ask?

Telephone: 0800 015 1548 or 01452 566 698

Website: www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk

Contact the Elderly

Who are we?
Supported by a network of volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people aged 75 and over who are dealing with loneliness and social isolation.

Telephone: 0800 716 543

Website: www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk

Gloucestershire Sexual Health - Hope House

Hope House Sexual Health Services provides sexual health care across the county. It is free and available to anyone who needs it.

Telephone: 0300 421 6500

Website: www.hopehouse.nhs.uk

Alzheimer Society

There are dementia services and support groups in your area. Find out what’s available where you are.

Telephone: 0330 333 0804

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Life Link

Lifelink is a 24-hour telecare alarm service providing you or your loved one with the ability to call for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In times of emergency, help is just the push of a button away. You can call from anywhere in your home, even in your garden.

Telephone: 01452 833 133

Website: www.lifelink.uk.com

Deaf Association

Gloucestershire Deaf Association (GDA) is the frontline organisation delivering specialist services and community activities for D/deaf and hard of hearing adults and children in Gloucestershire. We work with people with all forms of deafness, including those who are profoundly deaf and use British Sign Language (BSL), as well as those who are hard of hearing, deafened, or deafblind. We are committed to enabling hearing impaired people to participate fully in the community, often through provision of specialist equipment. Our aim is to help make equality and fairness a normal feature of the everyday lives of people with hearing loss, whether at home or work.

Telphone: 01452 372 999 or 07878 610860 (Minicom 01452 373600)

Website: www.gda.org.uk

Beeches Community Group

The Beeches Community Group is a voluntary group formed to look after the interests of the residents of the Beeches and New Mills Wards. We are here to support all residents by responding to local needs to improve the Cirencester community in which we live. Our meetings and events are open to everyone.

Facebook: Beeches Community Group

Website: www.beeches.org.uk

Safer Gloucester Partnership

Here you can find out who the Partnership is and what we do to reduce crime in Gloucestershire, including the latest news and press releases. You can also obtain crime prevention advice and what to do as a victim of crime and where to get help and guidance.

Telephone: 01452 396 984

Website: www.gloucestershire-pcc.gov.uk

Carers Gloucestershire

When you’re caring for someone, so much of your life is about meeting their needs with little thought for yourself. That’s where we’re different. At Carers Gloucestershire we’re here for you… the carer.
We offer a wide range of services, practical and emotional support to help you, not only in your caring role but also in leading a life of your own.

Telephone: 0300 111 9000

Website: www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

CGL Gloucestershire

We provide help and support to adults, children, young people and families. Our innovative and creative approach allows us to provide a broad range of safe, high quality health and social care services.

Telephone: 01452 223 014

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Bipolar UK

We’re the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers. Each year we reach out to and support over 80,000 individuals through our range of services.

Website: www.bipolaruk.org

Email: info@bipolarukgroup.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care can provide a carefully selected and trained volunteer who will come to see you in your own home or at one of our offices. Your volunteer will offer you support, help you to make some sense of how you are feeling, and help you begin the process of moving forward.

Telephone: 01242 252 518

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucester

Health is one of the most valuable things that we can have. Small changes to our lifestyles and to how we live can have a big impact on our health and wellbeing.
If you live in Gloucestershire, our Healthy Lifestyles team is on hand to help and support you. We can work with you to identify small changes that you can make, as well as supporting you to achieve them.

Telephone: 0800 122 3788

Website: www.hlsglos.org

Meetups in Cirencester

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.

Website: www.meetup.com