Mental Health carer support groups in Poole and East Dorset
Oakley Friends (supporting carers of people with dementia)
The Canford Centre
Meets: once a month on the last Wednesday of the month between 10.30am and 12.30pm. A support group for the carers of loved ones with Dementia. Meetings are relaxed and social, with an opportunity for discussion with people who understand. Speakers are invited to talk about issues of interest. Twice a year we run an eleven week course for Carers covering a wide ranges of topics ranging from carer and patient well being to benefits, legal aspects and care organisations. For further information contact:
Judy Barnes 01202 021705
Obsessions Together – Dorset OCD support group
Support Group meetings are held on alternate months on a Wednesday evening between 7pm – 9pm at the following venues:
104 Parkstone Road
The Hanham Centre
Information, advice and support about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Contact 07837179760 for further information (mobile manned by Action Group Members).
Richmond Fellowship Mental Health Carers Group (Christchurch, East Dorset & Purbeck)
131 Barrack Road
Tel: 01202 496267 (Office)
Meets 7pm – 9pm on the last Wednesday of the month, offers support and advice, access to respite breaks and social activities. Carers must be caring for someone aged between 18 – 65 receiving services from the Community Mental Health Team. Contact Sue Reeves on 01202 481730.
Richmond Fellowship Mental Health Carers Group – Poole
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of each month between 7pm – 9pm.
A friendly informal support group for carers, relatives and friends living in Poole, caring for those with mental health difficulties aged 18 – 65. Meetings alternate between mental
health care issues and general support. An ideal opportunity to meet others in the same situation. There is no charge to attend the group. For further information contact: 01202 749658