What’s On Support Groups

Support Groups

Age UK
Oakham area -: 01572 77032401572 770324
Uppingham area – : 01572 82217101572 822171
www.ageconcernleics.com 

Congregational Church, High St. Oakham.
Coffee morning wed. Now it is all day.K & I Thompson 01572 75674401572 756744
Debbie Marsh runs it.  Friendly, welcoming. 50p for coffee and biscuit. Now offer cheap healthy lunches and some activities in the afternoon.

Drop in coffee morning. Friday 10am to12pm. Methodist church – Uppingham
Heather Walker Tel: 01572 722239 or 01572 722239

Melton Gateway Club
Tel: 01664 564237 or 01664 564237
www.melton-mencap.org.uk
A social club for adults with Learning Disabilities. Meets several evenings per week.

Lamp
This is for people with mental health issues.Currently holds a monthly drop-in service held at the RCC offices. Ring to make an appointment.
0116 255 62860116 255 6286
www.lampdirect.org.uk
Providing advocacy services when requested and attend Rutland Mental Health Forum.
Current Lamp Directory held with Naomi Edwards (MH Inclusion Development Worker) at RCC, Tel: 01572 758257 or 01572 758257

Age UK Lunch Club
There are 4 lunch clubs in Rutland.
Oakham – All saints church hall, 2nd & 4th Wed of the month – tel: 01572 770324 or 01572 770324
Uppingham – Methodist church hall, every Monday 12.30 – 1.30pm – tel: 01572 822171 or 01572 822171
Whissendine – Village hall, 3rd Wed of the month – tel: 01572 770324 or 01572 770324
Ryhall – francis Court, every Wed – tel: 01572 822171 or 01572 822171.

Meditation Group
Tuesday 7-9pm
GOSH, The Natural Centre, Oakham Tel: 01572 755055 or 01572 755055

MIND
This is for people with mental health issues.
Debra Walden Mind Development Worker Harborough & District Mind
The Settling Rooms St Mary’s Place
Market Harborough Leics LE16 7DR
T: 07940971747
Corby Mind
18 Argyll Street Corby Northamptonshire NN17 1RU
T: 01536 267280 or 01536 267280

New Horizons Group
2nd Thursday of the month 2-4pm
Barlow Road Community Room
Sue Bamber tel: 01572 770324 or 01572 770324
Informal meetings for anyone over 50 who would like to make new friends. Occasional speakers and opportunities to meet up at other times for cinema trips, outings etc.

Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre
Oakham Church of England School, Burley Road, Oakham, LE15 6GY
email: rrfsc@hotmail.co.uk
A friendly, informal peer support coffee morning for parents of children and young people (0-25yrs) with disabilities or additional needs. Practitioners are also invited to attend in order to share information, answer questions and engage in consultation with parents and carers.
For further dates and contact details click here

Rutland Symbiotica Social Group for people with disabilities
3rd Thurs 1.30 – 4.00Rutland Volunteer centre Barleythorpe Road, Oakham VAR 722622
A voluntary organisation with the aim to assist and enable people with disabilities to access opportunities and activities.

StartaFresh for anyone
Mon 1-3pm
Thur 1-3pm
Fri 1-3pm
Christ Church Green Lane Stamford
PE9 1HE
Katy Blay 01780766446
A befriending group. Drop in.
No charge. Many of the people who attend have some level of LD or mental health need.
www.learning-centre.org.uk/startafresh.shtml

Women’s Fellowship
Oakham in the afternoon. WI house  Tel: 0116 266 1342 or 0116 266 1342
3rd Thurs of month 2.00pm

Women’s Institute
2 Groups in Oakham
All Saints church hall, 4th Tues of month 7.30pm tel: 01572 756120 or 01572 756120
Oakham afternoon group – 3rd Thursday at 2.00pm.
Provides women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.
Afternoon Grp –Secretary is Jean Marshland tel: 01572 724633 or 01572 724633.
Oakham WI – Secretary is Mrs Silvia Morley, tel 01572 771715 or 01572 771715.

Chaos Supported Youth Club
Chaos Supported Youth Club is for young people aged between 13 and 25 with a disability. It meets every Saturday from 2-4pm in Greetham Community Centre. If interested contact Steph on tel: 01572 756655 or 01572 756655.
www.raw4youth.com and go to general activities.

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