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Support groups for carers in Plymouth

Carers support groups are designed so that you can meet with other carers, gain support, gather information and seek advice as well as taking a break from your caring role(s).

There is a Carers Support Coordinator present at every meeting plus tea, coffee, biscuits. A friendly face will always be available for anyone who needs information, emotional or practical support, or simply feels the need to have a chat.

Learning Disability and Autism Carers Support Group

Description

For carers who support an adult with a learning disability or autism

Location

Trinity United Reformed Church, Torr Lane, Plymouth, PL3 5NY

Date

The first Tuesday of the month from 10am to 12 noon

Booking details

No booking necessary, the venue has space for people to remain socially distanced

Contact details

Call Sarah Austin on  07305 007985

 


Male Carers Support Group

Description

For male carers

Location

Mannamead Wellbeing Hub, 156 Mannamead Road, Plymouth, PL3 5QL

Date

The first Monday of every month from 10am to 11.30am

Booking details

Booking is essential as space is limited

Contact details

Call Caring for Carers on 01752 201890

 


Mental Health Carers Support Group

Description

For carers of people with mental health support needs

Location

Mannamead Wellbeing Hub, 156 Mannamead Road, Plymouth, PL3 5QL

Date

The 3rd Thursday of every month from 10am to 12 noon

Booking details

N/A

Contact details

Call Caring for Carers on 01752 201890

 


Mount Gould Carers Group

Description

All carers welcome

Location

Age UK Plymouth, The William & Patricia Venton Centre, Astor Drive, Mount Gould Rd, Plymouth, PL4 9RD

Date

The first Wednesday of every month from 10am to 11.30am

Booking details

No booking necessary, the venue has space for people to remain socially distanced

Contact details

Call Mandy Grant on 07305 007242 or Nikki Arkins on 07305 006516

 


Parkinsons Carers

Description

Carers supporting someone living with Parkinsons

Location

Online

Date

The first Monday of the month from 2pm to 3pm

Booking details

Online via Zoom, please contact us for the link to join

Contact details

Call Sarah Austin on 07305 007985

 


Plympton Carers Group

Description

All carers welcome

Location

The Rees Wellbeing Hub, Mudge Way, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2PS

Date

The second Thursday of the month from 10am to 12 noon

Booking details

No booking necessary, the venue has space for people to remain socially distanced

Contact details

Call Deborah Atter on 07305 007997

 


Plymstock Carers Group

Description

All carers welcome

Location

The William Venton Centre, 8 Memory Lane, Plymouth, PL9 9GH

Date

The first Friday of the month from 10am to 11.30am

Booking details

No booking necessary, the venue has space for people to remain socially distanced

Contact details

Call Mandy Grant on 07305 007242 or Ellie Cannon on 07305 041045

 


Veteran Carers Support Group

Description

For carers and the people they care for to attend

Location

Mainies Bakes, 12 Cornwall Street, Plymouth, PL1 1LP

Date

The first Thursday of every month from 2pm to 4pm

Booking details

No booking necessary, the venue has space to hold up to 40 people with social distancing

Contact details

Call the Plymouth Veterans and Family Hub on 01752 241057

 


Young Adult Carers

Description

For Carers and the person they care for to attend. The person that you care for will be supported in another room so that you are able to have some 'me time' but stay close to the person you are caring for too.

Location

Moments Café, 69a New George Street, Plymouth, PL1 1RJ

Date

The first Thursday of the month 10am to 12 noon

Booking details

Booking is essential

Contact details

Call Caring for Carers on 01752 201890

 

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This page was last updated on 15 February 2022

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