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Side by Side is a service that helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love. The service helps people get out and about with the support of a volunteer doing an activity of their choice. This might be anything from joining a local club,…
The Silver Line Helpline provides three functions to support older people: a sign-posting service to link them into the many, varied services that exist around the country; a befriending service to combat loneliness; and a means of empowering those who may be suffering abuse and…
The Torch Club is a well established social club for adults with physical or learning disabilities (also for people who are depressed, lonely and bereaved) in the Newbury/Thatcham area.
Working with both the Serving and ex-Service communities they make a real difference to people’s lives.  SSAFA services reflect the financial, practical and emotional issues people face today and they are freely available to virtually everybody with a Service connection. Some are more appropriate for those…
An excellent easy read guide for people with learning disabilities produced by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities. The Mental Health Foundation also incorporates the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.  
Providing a holistic, daytime recovery programme for men and women with enduring mental health issues, that is based on Christian principles. The group's aim is to equip adults with the necessary skills to overcome debilitating patterns of destructive thinking and behaviours, enabling them to take responsibility for…
Stress Less workshops are a four session weekly evening class.  The workshops will empower you to manage your feelings of stress and become your own therapist. Visit the website for details of venues in Newbury, Reading, Bracknell and Slough.
Suicide Prevention Leaflets How to support someone who is suicidal; https://www.mind.org.uk/media/790075/how-to-support-someone-who-feels-suicidal-2014-.pdf How to cope with suicidal feelings https://www.mind.org.uk/media/4657603/how-to-cope-with-suicidal-feelings_2016.pdf Help is at hand – available at:  https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/support-guides/help-is-at-hand/
Grants and other support to farming people, emergency grants offered in times of crisis. Debt advice, grants for lifeline alarms, help with equipment if you have a disability. Visit the website for further information.  
If you have been bereaved or affected by suicide, there is help available and you do not have to be alone.  A range of support services are offered for adults over 18, these are run by volunteers who have been bereaved by suicide themselves.   Services can be accessed as…
Problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias are very common. Talking Therapies is a friendly and approachable service that helps people with these problems.We are here to help adults aged 18+ from Berkshire and we have a team of advisors and therapists who can…
Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go. When you register the death the registrar will: let you know if the service is available in your area give you the phone number give you…
Come along and join this informal support group. The support group is for anyone having had treatment for any cancer / their family friends and carers. A talking group giving you a chance to exchange views, coping tips and provide general emotional support to each other, informally…
A unique and gentle technique blending 5 different touch therapies, providing a gentler and more supportive massage therapy that caters specifically for the more sensitive individual.  Hugely beneficial for those on the autistic spectrum, ADHD, and a wide range of special needs, along with those…
We promote the benefits of complementary therapy and aim to give visitors all the information they need to help them make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for them. The website has a FAQs section, a number of useful articles written by…
A new ASD Social Group where people can make friends and enjoy a meal and a chat. The group is for adults (18+) with Asperger Syndrome or autism who require little or no supervision and are comfortable in a group setting. Their partners, friends or…
Time to Talk is a free, confidential counselling charity for young people aged between 11 and 25, who live, work, study or are registered with a GP surgery, in West Berkshire.  
Triumph Over Phobia (TOP UK) is a leading National registered charity which aims to help sufferers of phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and other related anxiety to overcome their fears and become ex-sufferers.   If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form or phone/email.
Service offered to children and young adults with learning disabilities, young people with mental health difficulties, children and young people struggling with education, support for children who are looked after. Set on a 45 acre working farm in Padworth, 5 miles from Junction 12 of the…
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