Support Groups

Let us know of any support services you have found helpful, so that we can share it with other patients.

Please advise reception or email us at castlegate.surgery@nhs.net

Provides confidential advice and support to young people (under 18) with drug or alcohol problems

 Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Service (Under 18s).

Provides confidential advice and support to young people (under 18) with drug or alcohol problems

 

Telephone 01923 427288

or

www.cri.org.uk

Offering help with cleaning and household tasks at an hourly rate for as many hours as are needed

Age UK - Help in The Home Service.

Offering help with cleaning and household tasks at an hourly rate

for as many hours as are needed

 

Telephone 01992 747959

or

helpinthehome.eh@ageukherts.org.uk

Help and advice on coping with an overactive bladder problem

Bowel & Bladder Foundation

Help and advice on coping with an overactive bladder problem.

 

Telephone 0800 011 4789

or

www.bladderproblem.co.uk

Free, confidential advice on virtually any issue

Telephone 08444 111 444

or

www.adviceguide.org.uk

A wide range of support services for both looked after patients and their carers

Cross Roads Care.

A wide range of support services for both looked after patients and their carers.

 

Telephone 01462 455578

or

www.crossroads.org.uk

A free service to support recovery of adults (over 18) with misuse of drugs and alcohol

Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service (Adults).

A free service to support recovery of adults (over 18) with misuse of drugs and alcohol

 

Telephone 01992 500161

or

www.cri.org.uk

Provides advice and support to those affected by epilepsy

Epilepsy Society.

Provides advice and support to those affected by epilepsy.

 

Telephone 01494 601400

or

www.epilepsysociety.org.uk

A free, confidential service offering help to young, vulnerable people in a crisis

 Future + Hope.

A free, confidential service offering help to young, vulnerable people in a crisis

 

Telephone 01992 503333

or

www.future-hope.org.uk

 

 

Offering support and advice to people living with MND and their carers whether to find out how to access services and information, or just needing someone to talk to.

Motor Neurone Disease.

Offering support and advice to people living with MND and their carers whether to find out how to access services and information, or just needing someone to talk to.

 

Telephone 08457 626262

or

www.mndassociation.org

Provides both emotional and practical support and to those with multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Provides both emotional and practical support and to those with multiple sclerosis

 

Telephone 0808 800 8000

or

www.mssociety.org.uk

Information and emotional support to those with Parkinson's, their families and their carers

Parkinson's UK.

Information and emotional support to those with Parkinson's, their families and their carers

 

Telephone 0808 800 0303

or

www.parkinsons.org.uk

Offering help and advice on coping with everyday life to people living with sight loss

Royal National Institute of the Blind.

Offering help and advice on coping with everyday life to people living with sight loss.

 

Telephone 0303 123 9999

or

helpline@rnib.org.uk

Offers people who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence support in order to keep themselves safe in their own homes

Safer Places.

Offers people who have

experienced or are experiencing

domestic violence support in

order to keep themselves safe in

their own homes

 

Telephone 0845 0177 668

or

www.saferplaces.co.uk

Help and advice on support services that help stroke sufferers regain their lives

Stroke Association.

Help and advice on support services that help stroke sufferers regain their lives.

 

Telephone 0303 3033 100

or

www.stroke.org.uk

Offers support and advice to those with cancer and their families

Macmillan Cancer Support.

Offers support and advice to those with cancer and their families

 

Telephone 0808 808 0000

or

www.macmillan.org.uk

Offers a range of services and information for patients diagnosed with Coeliac Disease

Coeliac UK.

Offers a range of services and information for patients diagnosed with Coeliac Disease

 

Telephone 0845 305 2060

Or

www.coeliac.org.uk

Free 24 hour confidential helpline offering advice and support on a whole range of family problems

Families Matter.

Free 24 hour confidential helpline offering advice and support on a whole range of family problems

 

Telephone 0808 800 2222

or

www.familylives.org.uk

If something's troubling you then get in touch. Talking can help when you're struggling to cope.

Samaritans.

If something's troubling you then get in

touch. Talking can help when you're

struggling to cope.

 

Telephone 08457 909090

or

www.samaritans.org

Dementia support and research

 Alzheimer's society.

If you have concerns about Alzheimer's disease or about any other form of dementia, Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline can provide information, support, guidance and signposting to other appropriate organisations.

 

Telephone 0300 222 1122

or

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk

Free information for eczema and dermatitis sufferers

Telephone 0800 089 1122

or

http://www.eczema.org/

Advice and support for asthma sufferers

Telephone 0300 222 5800

or 

https://www.asthma.org.uk/