A-Z local support groups
On this page we aim to bring you contact details of local support groups. If you would like us to add to this list please let us know by email (preferably) or write down the details and leave a note at Reception.
Age UK Tunbridge Wells
Day Care Centre, Wood Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2QS. 01892 522591
Offers an Independent Living Support service to help you at home with cleaning and shopping, and a home bathing service, as well as our day centre and dementia day centre.
Alzheimer's Society (see Dementia below)
Zurich House, 1 Meadow Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2YG. 01892 559410.
A national charity which seeks to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly and terminally ill people and their pets. 01736 757 900 www.cinnamon.org.uk
Free 'drop in' advice here at SAMC - no need to book.
Fridays 14.00 - 16.00 November 10 24; December 8 22
Advice line: 03448 487978 www.twcab.org.uk www.citizensadvice.org.uk
A national programme to improve people's understanding of dementia and its effects. We are trying to change the way people in England think, talk and act about dementia.
Kate Sergeant Alzheimer’s Society Kent and Medway, Zurich House, 1 Meadow Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2YG. 01892 559410. www.dementiafriends.org.uk/
Diabetes UK Volunteer group Tunbridge Wells
We collect non-perishable food items - see waiting room box - for the Christ Church food bank.
Domestic Abuse Volunteer support service
Domestic abuse doesn't have to be physical; words and behaviour hurt too. You can call DAVSS for help and advice on 01892 570538; www.davss.org.uk email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A charity servicing and providing batteries for NHS hearing aids. Clinics 10.00-11.30, 2nd Wednesday every month in Southborough Library. They also need volunteers to help (full training given), contact Anne Lincoln 01622 691151.
Salvation Army Citadel, Bayhall Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4UT. Sam Green: 01622 351963. email@example.com