BRADLEY STOKE MATTERS
The online community magazine for Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke and Stoke Gifford

Support Groups

Support, advice & information for families affected by dementia in Bristol & South Gloucestershire.

alzheimers.org.uk/bristol
0117 961 0693
bssbf.co.uk
Aztec Hotel, Almondsbury, BS32 4TS
07743 767687

Voluntary support group for people with ME/CFS and their families.

0117 965 6285

we provide advice & support for the deaf and hard of hearing for the benefit of the South Gloucestershire area.

www.sgda.co.uk
01454 316 460

Active, parten-led support group with over 100 members whose aim it is to enhance the lives of people with Downs Syndrome, their families and care givers in the Bristol area. Contact Email for Andrew and Karen King info@badss.org.uk.

dsa-bristol.org.uk
8456422377

Help, support & information on anorexia, bulimia & related eating disorders for people over 16 years of age. Contact Janice Greenfield.

eating-disorders.org.uk/
01454 271 000
Janice Greenfield

Bristol Miscarriage Support meets at Alma Church, St Johns Road, Clifton on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm and aims to provide a safe environment in which men and women experiencing the grief of losing a pregnancy can come together to share their experiences and provide each other with mutual support. To find out more contact:

Sarah (01454 616820) or Nic (01275 543803).

01454 616820
Sarah

Advice, support & information for women suffering from postnatal depression.

mothersformothers.co.uk
0117 975 6006

We are a parent support group for families with children with Autism and Asperges Syndrome.

oneworld.org/autism-uk
0117 939 0141

South Gloucestershire NCT (National Childbirth Trust)

Your local NCT branch offers support and information to all expectant and new parents. Antenatal and Early Days courses, breastfeeding support, friendly coffee mornings, social events, and Nearly New Sales. You do not need to be an NCT member to join in our activities.

To enquire about booking an Antenatal or Early Days course, email bookings3e@nct.org.uk or call 0844 243 6946. For all other enquiries email nctsouthglos@googlemail.com or call 0844 243 6268. Also see our website for further information on our services and activities.

nct.org.uk/southgloucestershire

Your local NHS Stop Smoking Service is a free service for smokers who want to quit. It has been found that smokers are four times more likely to quit by using their local NHS Stop Smoking Services. Help is available throughout South Gloucestershire at various times and locations. For further information or to make an appointment please contact your local service on the number shown below.

Lloyds Pharmacy, Bradley Stoke, BS32 9DF
0117 3302439
Amanda
Hall

Do you take care of a relative, neighbour or friend who because of illness, disability or frailty cannot manage on their own? If so you are one the thousands of unpaid carers in South Glos.

For confidential, practical and emotional support call CarersLine.

0117 965 2200

Support for children & families suffering from domestic abuse. we hold a weekly support group or you can just ring to talk.

078 1203 2219

We are an Asian organisation whose goal is to promote Asian culture & activities in the South Gloucestershire area.

0117 931 1505

The group provides help and support to sufferers of Fibromyalgia and their families, and promotes awareness in the local community. Members receive a regular newsletter about activities. We have a comprehensive lending library of books, journals and videos relating to Fibromyalgia. Group meetings are at Alveston Methodist Church, Greenhill, Alveston, 7-9pm, on the 4th Tuesday of every month. For more details, contact Elaine on

southglosfibro.btik.com/
01454 415374
supportiveparents.org.uk
0117 9897725

Advice, information & support for deaf families & their children.

fcdc.org.uk
01454 315 404