Support Groups

SUPPORT GROUPS:


Lymphoma Action

Are the UK's only charity dedicated to lymphoma. They have been providing in-depth, expert information for over 30 years, helping thousands of people affected by lymphoma, the fifth most common cancer. Our work drives improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and aftercare of lymphoma. 

    • We inform patients and healthcare professionals with trusted information, endorsed by medical experts, to help and empower you to fully understand the complexities of lymphoma.
    • They support you all at every step, providing advice and reassurance tailored to your individual experience. From symptom awareness through to diagnosis, treatment and beyond, we’re here to help. They also support doctors and nurses to deliver the best possible treatment and care.
    • They connect you to leading lymphoma expertise, and to those going through a similar  experience, to make sure you’re not alone.

 

Freephone helpline 0808 808 5555

information@lymphoma-action.org.uk

www.lymphoma-action.org.uk

 


 SOMERSET COMMUNITY CONNECT TALKING CAFE

Somerset Community Connect Talking Cafe


CONTACT THE ELDERLY

Supported by a network of volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people aged 75 and over, who live alone, offering a regular and vital friendship link every month.

Care, conversation and a cuppa

Since our first tea party held in 1965, Contact the Elderly has supported more than 100,000 lonely older people.

For more information, visit their website http://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/


On your own on Christmas Day but like company?

See our website www.CommunityChristmas.co.uk which aims to ensure that some of the 1/2 million people expected to be on their own on Christmas Day will have a group event to attend.


Parkinsons Drop-in Group

Parkinsons UK Burnham-on-Sea Group

The Catholic Church Hall, Highbridge Road, TA8 1LL

2-4pm second Monday of each month.

Drop in & join us for refreshments, time to chat with other people with Parkinson’s and their families & professionals who can help and advise.

Your local contacts are:

Ronnie: 01278 786266 Jenny: 01278 785653

Sarah Barter: 0344 225 3698 isw.somerset@parkinsons.org.uk

Free national helpline: 0808 800 0303 www.parkinsons.org.uk

Click here to download the poster


CARER SUPPORT GROUP

Come and have a cup of tea and make friends - meet carers past and present and have a chat:

Burnham Community Centre (next to Swimming Pool) Berrow Road Burnham on Sea TA8 2ET

10am - 12 noon every month - last Tuesday of the month


Lupus support

They support people affected by lupus to make sure that no one faces lupus alone. For more information please visit their website www.hibbslupustrust.org.


Support for men who are victims of domestic abuse - ManKind initiative

Follow the link to the website for further information:

ManKind.ork.uk

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