Lively living clubs offer friendship, support and the chance to participate in various activities. Clubs can also provide respite for carers and relatives. Information sourced from the Age UK Reading website.
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Cluster headaches begin unexpectedly. They're much more painful than migraines or any other type of headache. They're called cluster headaches because sufferers usually get one to three of these attacks every day, for several weeks or months, before they subside. A pain-free period will follow,…
Local groups support and assist people (and their families) in many ways, whether diagnosed, or actively seeking diagnosis of coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH): organised cookery demonstrations hold meetings with medical experts fundraising campaigning hosting food fairs.
Coffee Companions is for anyone, anywhere at any time. Wanting to put the paper down, turn off the phone, and just have a chat with your coffee and know you are not intruding - using one of the Coffee Companions Chat Mats is easier than mind reading.…
Come along and meet new people and practice chatting in English. Everyone is welcome - free tea/coffee and cake.
Come and meet other people affected by MS for a friendly chat in a relaxed environment.
Open cafe – drinks, cakes and a warm welcome for everyone.
Highly experienced CBT therapist and integrative psychologist working with depression, all types of anxiety, OCD, trauma, substance misuse, trichotillomania and other bodily focused repetitive behaviours. Experience in working with people from all backgrounds and ethnicities including those on the autistic spectrum, with learning difficulties, transgendered…
Support, reassurance and practical information for people with a colostomy. Support and advice for colostomates, their families and their carers Email and 24hr telephone helpline Comprehensive advisory literature and quarterly magazine Visits for those who need it
Making sure you get home and recover safely after a stay in hospital. Before you leave, hospital staff should talk to you to work out any difficulties you might face at home when you are discharged. If you need a package of care to be…
A volunteer led charity offering free information, advice and support. Weekly and monthly outreach advice sessions are run in other areas across Reading.
Community Connections is a community interest company (CIC) set up to offer advice and signposting to the black, Asian, minority, ethnic, refugee (BAMER) community and other marginalised, vulnerable and socially isolated people in the district. Pop-up Cafes Look out for our Pop-up Cafes throughout West Berkshire. Community Connections pop-up cafes offer…
The Community Furniture Project run a charity that passes on furniture, electrical and other household goods to people in need. Everyone can shop at the Project. You don't have to be on a low income, on benefits or a pensioner - but if you are, you will…
All courses are delivered in local venues by quality approved education and training providers many of whom specialise in specific learner groups.
Community Learning courses at Newbury College range from arts and crafts to welding and web design. Find a huge choice of interesting subjects to help you develop a new hobby or learn a valuable skill.
A free and confidential advice service in England and Wales paid for by legal aid. If you are living on a low income or benefits, you may be eligible for free specialist advice from legal advisers on issues including: benefits and tax credits; debt, education;…
View all the schemes available in West Berkshire on the Volunteer Centre West Berkshire website.
Elderly or mobility-impaired residents of West Berkshire may find it difficult to use public or private transport. The voluntary sector provide a number of schemes to help. Volunteer Car Schemes information from Volunteer Centre West Berkshire
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