Services in Nottinghamshire County

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CARER SUPPORT GROUPS

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Ashfield Voluntary Action – Befriending for those who can’t get out and activities for those who can in the Ashfield Area. Call – 01623 555 551. Website – https://www.ashfieldvoluntaryaction.org.uk/

Carers Hub Support Groups. Here at the Carers Hub we run monthly support groups for Carers where you can chat to other carers over a cuppa, take a look at our Support group page for details.

Carers in Hucknall and the people we care for is a self help group run by and for carers in Hucknall and the surrounding areas. Call – 0115 953 0746. e-mail – carersinhucknall@yahoo.co.uk. Website – carersinhucknall.wordpress.com

Mansfield and Ashfield Carer Support Group – The group offers carers of people with mental health issues a supportive environment for discussion and sharing of experiences. The Group meets on the 2nd Weds in the month at St Peter’s Centre, Churchside, Mansfield 2 – 4pm. Call 07824 838574 or 01623 512607.

Carers Support, Mansfield Nottinghamshire, Self Help UK. A Carers group offer help, advice and support to carers in the Mansfield Area. Contact Name: Donna Williams 01623 658 044. e-mail – resourcecentre@centralnottsmind.org. Website : http://www.centralnottsmind.com 

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The Rose Thompson Foundation (B’ME Against Cancer Support) – facebook – https://www.facebook.com/bmecancercom https://linktr.ee/bmecancer

Disability support – an information, advice and guidance service for disabled people, older people and carers. e-mail – info@ddnottingham.com. Call – 0115 978 5095. Website – ddnottingham.com

Nottingham Mencap – support for people with a learning disability and their families. Call – 0115 920 9524. Website – nottinghammencap.org.uk

The Maximising Independence Service (formerly known as the Notts Enabling Service), Nottinghamshire County Council – Service available for people with social care needs who have a learning disability and aims to improve independence – e-mail enquiries@nottscc.gov.uk. Call 0300 500 80 80. website – nottinghamshire.gov.uk/NES

Maggies – Cancer Support, City hospital – website – https://www.maggies.org/our-centres/maggies-nottingham/

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Carers Council – Allies in Adult Mental Health, Nottinghamshire. This charity aim to support carers and people with mental health problems through signposting to relevant information, newsletters, social meetings and more. Website – https://www.carers-council.org.uk 

Parent Carers – Rainbow Parents Carers Forum – support for parents who care for a disabled child. Website: Rainbowpcf.ork.uk or call: 0115 934 8451

Nottinghamshire Parent Carer Forum (NPCF) is an independent parent carer led organisation run mainly by volunteers who represent the views, experiences and ideas of families that live or access services in Nottinghamshire and have a child or young person with an additional need and/or a disability. Website – Notts Parent Carer Forum (nottspcf.org)

Self Help UK – Self Help Nottingham, which supports and promotes local self help groups. Website – www.selfhelp.org.uk 

Young Carer Support – in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire from TuVida. . Call – 0115 824 8824. WhatsApp: 07860 957 660.. e-mail – youngcarers@tuvida.org. Website – YoungCarersNotts.co.uk

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End of Life Support Butterfly Project. The Butterfly Project is part of the End-of-Life Care Together Services that are provided across Mid-Nottinghamshire. Call – 07784 359419. e-mail – kellywall@mansfieldcvs.org. Website – www.mansfieldcvs.org

Griefline Nottinghamshire Hospice – emergency grief support – call 0800 111 4451 or e-mail griefline@nottshospice.org. website – nottshospice.org/support/bereavement-support/

Haywood House – Hayward House is a specialist palliative care unit in the grounds of the City Hospital. It is an incredibly special place, providing high quality care centred on the needs of patients and their families, from diagnosis, through the interim periods of advancing disease, up to and including end-of-life care. website – https://www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk/what-we-do/our-impact/hayward-house

Beaumond House – Quality Hospice Care for those living in Newark & Sherwood. Website – https://www.beaumondhouse.co.uk/

John Eastwood Hospice – Mansfield Rd, Sutton in Ashfield. Call – 01623 622 626 Website – https://johneastwoodhospice.org.uk/

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Disabled Facilities Grants – Find out more about Disabled Facilities Grants available in Nottinghamshire for adaptations to your home – Disabled Facilities Grant | Nottinghamshire County Council

HEALTH & WELLBEING

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Autism Central – To book a support session or find out more visit autismcentral.org.uk/midlands
or email autismhubmidlands@contact.org.uk. download info – About Autism Central Midlands, Autism Central Flyer, Midlands Autism Hub

Cancer – Beyond Diagnosis (run by Self Help UK) – If you have a diagnosis or are caring for someone with cancer and want to find out more, have a chat or refer yourself for support, contact them at: 0115 911 1662, referrals@selfhelp.org.uk, Website – www.selfhelp.org

Change Grow Live. Drug and alcohol Support Website – https://changegrowlive.org/advice-info/need-help-now

Every Mind Matters website – information on urgent mental health support – https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/urgent-support/

Harmless (self harm and suicide prevention service) – 0115 880 0282 / info@harmless.org.uk. Website – harmless.org.uk

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – Call 0115 969 1300. Website – Nottinghamshire Healthcare.nhs.uk

Nottinghamshire County Council https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/ – NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (see here for signposting to local services, health advice, reports and more).

Nottinghamshire Foundation Trust Mental Health Crisis Line – 0808 196 3779 (24/7) Website – Help in a crisis | Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Shared Lives, Nottinghamshire – Support older people and people living with disabilities to lead fulfilling and active lives. Call 0300 500 8080. email – sharedlives@nottscc.gov.uk. website – nottinghamshire.gov.uk/sharedlives

Social Prescribing – Social prescribing aims to provide support that looks at you as a whole person, not just your physical or mental health needs. The support considers your physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing. By helping you find solutions to the causes, such as support with housing, debts, finances or employment and by becoming more involved in your local community. Website – https://notts.icb.nhs.uk/your-health/personalised-care-2/social-prescribing/

Visually impaired support – the Echo is an audio magazine of local news and items of interest benefiting blind and partially sighted people in the Mansfield, Ashfield and surrounding areas of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire – Call – 07912 688224. e-mail mansfieldecho@gmail.com. website – mansfieldecho.co.uk

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Telecare – Website – https://www.telecarechoice.co.uk/nottingham/

The Helpful Bureau – Broxtowe. Helping people to remain independent and safe at home. Services they can offer:- Activities and groups, Help around the home, Gardening, Odd Jobs, Decorating, boxed meal service, Befriending. Find out more – call 0115 949 1175. website – www.thehelpfulbureau.org.uk

LONELY AND ISOLATED AND FRIENDSHIP

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Connect service – for older people or people with long-term health conditions provides information, advice and practical support:-

Connect – Ashfield, Mansfield and Newark & Sherwood, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe: Age UK. Call – 01623 488217. Email address: – connect@ageuknotts.org.uk. website: www.ageuk.org.uk/notts/our-services/health-and-wellbeing/connect/

Connect – Bassetlaw – 0115 844 3541, e-mail – NCHABassetlawConnect@ncha.org.uk

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