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Disabled People A UK Government offering information on a wide range of topics.
Alzheimer's The Alzheimer's Society is the
Also take a look at this US site that is a patient's guide to alzheimer's disease
Hearing A BBC page on deafness and hearing problems with links to many other health info pages.
Back Pain A site to help if you have a back pain problem.
The biggest web site on mental health (and mental
illness) in the
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Woking Branch Branch Enquiries and Help Line 01483 753651
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Pregnancy Counselling Centre
Achor Pregnancy Counselling Centre offers a friendly, discreet, relaxed venue for any girl or woman who would like to think through and discuss her options if she finds herself in a crisis pregnancy situation. Our trained advisors will be able to give all our clients time and space to come to an informed decision. If the client continues with the pregnancy we are able to give some advice on benefits and may be able to offer additional practical help.
A free pregnancy testing service with immediate results is available.
We also offer a post
abortion support programme for those women who are suffering from
emotional trauma following a termination of pregnancy or miscarriage.
Phone Service Monday
10.30 - 13.30
All advice and counselling is free and confidential.
Wheelchair Dance Classes
With the help of Dutch instructor Corrie van Hugten, Caroline, Karen & Shirley have set up a wheelchair dance classes in Alfold Hall is on the Surrey / Sussex Border. I don't think it is strictly a charity, but I thought a link here might be a good idea. Just click the blue heading for more details.
Local support group for osteoporosis sufferers
Rise, Mayford, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0SH
A local support group for osteoporosis sufferers and meet in the evening on the second Monday of alternate months at Woodham & New Haw Day Centre. Arrange exercise classes and hold other social events.
Arthritis Care Advice and Guidance
Achor Pregnancy Counselling Centre
Oaks Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6DU
Achor Pregnancy Counselling Centre is a registered charity which opened in October 2003 to help women and girls facing an unexpected pregnancy or suffering emotional difficulties following an abortion. Achor seeks to offer a caring, compassionate, non-judgemental counselling service, without pressure or bias, to all women in a ‘pregnancy crisis’, that will enable them to make an informed choice concerning their pregnancy and to support and counsel women suffering from emotional trauma or other difficulties following an abortion or miscarriage
We provide free pregnancy testing, free crisis pregnancy counselling and free post abortion counselling.
Mondays 10.30-13.30 9 Oaks Road GU21 6DU (between Pizza Express and the Coign Church), within easy walking distance of Woking town Centre.
Fridays 10.00-12.30 Family Planning Clinic in Woking Community hospital, Heathside Road GU22 7HS
Appointments can be made outside these hours by arrangement
AbilityNet Thames Valley
Anyone who finds using a computer difficult because of a limiting condition can seek help from AbilityNet.
AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology.
AllSorts Mental Health Group
Newholme, Woburn Hill, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2QG
AllSorts Mental Health Group is open to anyone interested in mental health services in this part of Surrey. It is a support, information and action group.
There is a monthly Notice about the meetings with information about what is happening in mental health and associated issues.
The meetings have been held monthly since January 2005 at the CornerHouse Mental Health Resource Centre, 2 Courtenay Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 5HQ
B-eat is the leading organisation providing information, support and help across the United Kingdom for people affected by eating disorders. B-eat Woking is a part of the B-eat self-help network. The group provides a forum where people can meet to share experiences and coping strategies with others in similar situations.
There are two groups, one for those with an eating disorder and another for carers.
The British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society
52 Village Way, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2LB
The British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society is a national charity that seeks to raise money to fund research into the causes and possible future treatment of people with the genetic eye condition Retinitis Pigmentosa. This causes people to lose periferal vision and can lead to severe tunnel vision and blindness. The Woking Branch provides support for sufferers in the West of Surrey. Our activities include meetings where we invite speakers from the National Society or from medical research groups or representatives from SAVI to come and inform the group on progress in research or ways in which sufferer lives can be improved. We also hold social meetings and fundraising activities including collections at local stores to help the National Society fund the research programmes.
British Red Cross
Centre Walton Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5DW
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