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DeafHope is the only sign-language based service designed to help Deaf women and children who suffer domestic violence.  Deaf women are more at risk of domestic abuse than hearing women.  When sign language is the main way you communicate it can be very hard to…
Whether you have just been diagnosed or have a long-term eye condition we offer a range of services to help living with sight loss: Independent living – housing issues, welfare rights and financial advice Technology – assistive technology advice and information Work – finding work,…
Information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse. A major point to remember – whether you are personally coping with abuse or whether you are concerned about the abuse of another – is that you are not…
These are classes designed to help people either manage or recover from an existing condition, or to help those at risk of developing one. If you have been diagnosed with a mild mental health condition such as depression, stress or anxiety this group is for you.…
Trained counsellors give free confidential advice and talk through the various options from residential rehab, counselling, outpatient programmes and support groups. Help and support for families.  Visit the website for further information.
Adult Social Care West Berkshire Council's contact centre for Adult Social Care Telephone:01635 503050 or use our online Adult Social Care Enquiry form to request information and advice for yourself, or on behalf of someone else. Fax:  01635 503399 For out of hours social care emergencies only,…
Advocacy in West Berkshire is available to you if you are an older person, a carer, a person with a disability or a mental health illness. The service will help you to: access information and services, be involved in decisions, explore choices and options, defend and promote…
What is Al-Anon? Someone else's drinking can affect your life - be it a relative or friend, male or female. Al-Anon Family Groups hold regular meetings where members share their own experience of living with alcoholism. Al-Anon does not offer advice or counselling, but members…
Information about AA meetings in the Thames Valley area, who to call or email for help if you think you might have a problem with alcohol and general information about Alchoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience,…
Relaxed sessions for all abilities, join in for as long as you like. THEALE – BADMINTON Mondays 5.00pm – 6.00pm, Theale Green Leisure Centre, Church Street, Theale, Berkshire RG7 5DA (Head through Theale Green School gates and follow the road around the back to the Leisure…
Offering friendship and companionship to all those who have experienced a bereavement in the past, or have to come to terms with a terminal diagnosis for themselves or a loved one. Meetings are sensitive, open and friendly to all newcomers, with a listening ear always available…
Simple, friendly and approachable practice of yoga. Yoga is not about standing on your head and contorting yourself into knots.  Yoga is about finding your centre. It’s a way of developing inner strength. Yoga is release – letting go and clearing away all the clutter…
Simple, friendly and approachable practice of yoga. Yoga is not about standing on your head and contorting yourself into knots.  Yoga is about finding your centre. It’s a way of developing inner strength. Yoga is release – letting go and clearing away all the clutter…
Simple, friendly and approachable practice of yoga. Yoga is not about standing on your head and contorting yourself into knots.  Yoga is about finding your centre. It’s a way of developing inner strength. Yoga is release – letting go and clearing away all the clutter…
Beechcroft House shares a site with West Berkshire Community Hospital and is home to the Older Adults Mental Health service, Memory Clinic and Home Treatment team.  This Department is managed by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Mental health assessments and ongoing care is provided if you…
The Chapel Row Community Service Group is a group of volunteers set up to help the elderly, the lonely and those in need, by such means as: Transport for those unable to use public transport to and from the dentist, chiropodist and optician, etc; hospital…
A dedicated team of befriender/support volunteers will provide practical and emotional support to those aged over 25 who feel isolated and are or have been affected by cancer. For the most part this involves lending a listening ear.  Allowing people with cancer the chance to talk openly…
Having regular interactions with other people can help to combat loneliness and improve quality of life, physical health and mental well-being, which is why we are recruiting and training volunteers to become befrienders. The Befriend West Berkshire project can help people who are/at risk of…
Sometimes the security of knowing somebody is there to call upon, should you need them, is enough - volunteers visit or call as often as you request.
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