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Grants available to people in financial hardship who need essential equipment, such as a wheelchair, or help to get over a short term hurdle, such as an illness. Support & Advice: Friendly and non-judgemental support and advice on a wide variety of issues given to anyone who…
Providing free, confidential and impartial benefits advice to people living with cancer and their families. This service can only be accessed if you’ve been referred to Macmillan. Ideally, this would be by a health professional, such as your cancer nurse specialist.
For anyone in Berkshire, who has been bereaved by suicide - historic or recent. Specialist support and practical help will be tailored to your needs.
Free support, information and advice for those affected by asbestos related disease and their carers/families. A friendly person for you to talk to. Join us for tea and a friendly chat on the last Wednesday of every month in Reading.
The Berkshire Autism Alert Card is available free of charge to anyone with a formal diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition. The scheme is managed by Autism Berkshire on behalf of the alert card working group. All applications must be accompanied by a copy of…
Contact rugby for adults 17 plus based at Reading Rugby Club, Holme Park, Sonning Lane Reading. A fully inclusive rugby team, founded by a young man with Down Syndrome and autism, so he could play with his brother without a disability. We train on Thursdays,…
If you are thinking about moving into a care home or arranging care for a relative or friend, you can find useful information and advice in the Berkshire Care Directory. The independent Berkshire Care Directory is a good first stop to also discover more about…
For all your family history research and all genealogy interests in Berkshire and beyond.
Come along to the café where the group offer support for grandparents and family members who have little or no contact with their grandchildren.
Berkshire Grandparents Support Group is a safe supportive space for grandparents and close family members who have little or no contact with their grandchildren due to difficult family situations. We aim to support you and help you find practical ways to deal with the impact…
If you can't find a service within our directory for what you are looking for, please try the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust by clicking on the link below.
Drop in centre in Reading offers a friendly, relaxed atmosphere where we have a range of activities available. Choose what you'd like to do from a selection of activities, with help from our friendly staff and volunteers.
The Berkshire School of English was founded in 2015 as the ‘One Stop English Shop’ in Berkshire to work with individuals, their families, schools, and businesses to improve English skills. Our courses are specifically designed to help learners to live and work in the…
Information and support to live independently and safely. Berkshire Vision provide vital practical and emotional support to visually impaired people and their families. The range of services include: Home visits Children and family support 18-35 social group An activities programme providing entertainment and leisure activities 7 social…
The group was set up specifically to support young adults with their transition into adulthood. Regular get-togethers are available for this group. Members meet with other partially sighted young adults living in Berkshire, this gives them a sense of friendship and takes the isolation away…
The NHS Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group work in partnership with local health and social care providers to provide support to 54 Care Homes, across Berkshire West. It is the Berkshire West CCG's vision to make sure there is a vibrant high-quality care home market in Berkshire West,…
In Berkshire West the CCG is responsible for Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire. It works with Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and South Central Ambulance Service to ensure people living and working in the area are provided with the most appropriate, relevant…
Come along and join in every Thursday at 7.15 pm. No entrance fee - 40p per book
A West Berkshire Council managed mixed nursing and residential home providing specialist support to people with dementia.