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Care & support groups in and around Crewkerne. There is always help out there!

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GroupDescriptionContact
Active LivingActive Living provides opportunities for the over 50’s to take part in local activities and enjoy companyjanefrancesjackson@gmail.com
www.wellbeingsouthsomerset.org
Age UKThe UK’s leading charity working with and for older people
Henhayes Centre Wednesdays at 2.30pm
01823 345614 for information fallsprevention@ageuksomerset.org.uk
Information & advice line: 0800 169 2081
Other enquiries 0800 169 8787
Alcoholics AnonymousA support group that helps people recover from alcohol dependency0800 9177 650
E-mail: help@aamail.org
Carers Support
and Respite Activity
Group
Third Thursday of every month
2pm – 3.30pm
The Henhayes Centre
Meet people who support & care for their family or friends with regular professional speakers.
Flexercise session for your cared for in adjoining room
For information about group call 07951944420
email: cath.holloway@sparksomerset.org.uk
www.somersetcarers.org
Chard & Crewkerne After Stroke ClubSocial and recreational activities after a strokeChris Williams 01460 66631
wellbeingsouthsomerset.org
Computer Drop in GroupGet help with laptops, smart phones and tablets01460 74340
Crewkerne Dementia Action AllianceTo develop Dementia Friendly Communities for people with dementia, their carers and familiescrewkernedaa@gmail.com
demetiaalliance@alzheimers.co.uk
Crewkerne Community KitchenThis an opportunity to get together to cook and eatMichael 07515 483994 or
Kate 07483 821198
Crewkerne Community FridgeFood for all free of charge
Fresh, chilled & frozen
The George Reynolds Centre TA18 8DA
Mon 11 – 1pm; Tues 11.30 – 12.30; Thurs 9.30 – 11am
http://facebook/crewkernecommunitykitchen
Crewkerne Voluntary Transport  Crewkerne Voluntary Transport (CVT) is a registered charity and completely run by volunteers, operating in Crewkerne and surrounding villages. Crewkerne Town Hall 01460 271669
E-mail: crewkernevoluntarytransport@gmail.com
Crewkerne WellbeingCrewkerne Wellbeing is committed to supporting the mental wellbeing of children, young people, and their families and as such, we offer a range of early intervention strategies, free of charge
4 Market St TA18 7JY
01460 74229 or 07873 953291
www.crewkernewellbeing.co.uk
Community Transport South West LtdCommunity transport South west provides a Voluntary car service for hospital trips etc. 01935 411572
Mini buses for group trips for voluntary groups
Dial a Ride Slinky Service
01935 477399
Lines open between 9am – 5pm
Grief JourneyBereavement Counselling sessionsStaff at Stoodleys George Precinct 01460 73229
Health WalksCome and join our friendly walking group with qualified leaders.Sue or Mike 07761 441453 
E-mail suefrack@btinternet.com 
Horseshoes and HandprintsTherapy for children with Autism and other health issues 01460 394375
www.horseshoesandhandprints.org
Henhayes KnittersKnit and natter session. Tuesdays 2pm – 4pm.A group session offering the chance to get together, have a chat and do some knitting
01460 74340
http://www.henhayescentre.co.uk
Memory GroupFor people with dementia or memory loss/problems:
A fun and interactive session which includes a set 2 course lunch with entertainment
Full details on request 01460 74340
office@henhayescentre.org
Mindline SomersetConfidential local helpline for anyone of any age in Somerset. 24/7 fort anyone experiencing mental distress or needing emotional support01823 276 892
0800 138 1692
http://www.mindlineinsomerset.org.uk
http://www.openmentalhealth.org.uk
Motor Neurone Disease Support Association South & East Somerset Organisation for those living with or caring for people with mndJohn Hayward 07925 974750
clarward@hotmail.com           www.mndassociation.org
Narcotics AnonymousFor those with drug problems. Talk to someone who’s been thereFor local meetings call 0800 246 5163
Royal Osteoporosis SocietyA charity dedicated to improving, preventing, diagnosing and treating Osteoporosis0808 800 0035 helpline
www.theros.org.uk
Parkinsons SupportA chance to talk about worries & experience. Family & Carers welcomeValerie Hewitt: 07951 560399
E-mail: v.a.Hewitt@hotmail.co.uk
Physio-fitChair based exercises for all abilities01460 74340
Snowdrop Group SANDSSupport for parents and families following the death of a baby07818 182230
Email: sandsyeovil@yahoo.co.uk
Somerset SightPractical support for blind and visually impaired over Somerset01823 333818
www.somersetsight.org.uk
The Go Out ClubEnjoy going out and meeting like minded peopleShirley
info@thegooutclub.co.uk
Tuesday EventsLive entertainment & a 2- course lunch01460 74340
Connect & HelpFind out about local social activities & groups & Crewkerne Timebank
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month
at the Henhayes Centre. 11am – 12 noon
Published
23 February 2022
Last Updated
14 February 2024