About this service

Croydon Communication Support Service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties. Our service can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and get you back to life after stroke

This service offers:

  • a communication support needs assessment
  • support in a group setting, or on a one-to-one basis at home, from our service coordinator and trained volunteers
  • the opportunity to practise communication, and gain confidence in dealing with everyday situations
  • information, advice and emotional support
  • signposting to other organisations that could help.

Who is the service for?

This service is for those who are affected by communication difficulties following a stroke. This includes stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) of any age, and people with disabilities caused by stroke, living or registered to a GP in Croydon.

Please note that the office and postal address is in Southwark, but this service actually covers Croydon.

If you are unable to find a suitable service or group in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email info@stroke.org.uk, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

Communication Support Service group meetings

Croydon SAVG Communication Support Service

Second and fourth Thursdays between 10.30am-12.30pm at Elizabeth Court, 1 The Avenue, Croydon, CR0 5PA

Croydon Young Stroke Group

First and third Tuesday of the month between 10.30am-12.30pm at The George Wetherspoons, 17-21 George Street, Croydon, Surrey CR0 1LA. Meeting at the back of the venue.

Aphasia Cafe

First and third Thursdays of the month between 10.30am-12pm at The George Weatherspoons, 17-21 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LA. Meeting at the back of the venue.

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Location

The Stroke Association
The Blue Building
4-8 Whites Grounds
London
SE1 3LA
United Kingdom

Contact

Clare d'Cantere
020 8763 0199