Local and online stroke support groups

Stroke support groups are a safe and supportive space to try things again, to learn more about stroke and self-care and to build your confidence as you rebuild your life after stroke. Stroke support groups meet in different ways, some are meeting face to face, others are providing support online. To get support and meet other people affected by stroke, click on the tabs below to see what’s available in your local area and online.

Support services

Our services are commissioned locally, and provide a variety of support options. Click on the ‘Support services’ tab below and type in your postcode.

Chandler Court
Contact name:
Jill Burke

We are a friendly group who offers social support, exercise, outings and meals to people who live in the Bromsgrove/Redditch/Worcestershire area.

Residents' Lounge
Contact name:
John Wilkin

Did you know, evidence shows that singing post-stroke can support speech recovery, improve clarity of speech and breath control, and the reacquisition of words?

St Pauls Church
Contact name:
Fred Higton

The Art 4 Stroke Folk Group (Nottingham) is an informal art project that uses a variety of media. This is held online over Zoom and face to face meetings and can be attended by either.

240 City Road

Lively and vibrant monthly group which at the moment meets on Zoom with a focus on our Black, Asian and ethnic minority stroke community. All stroke survivors, carers, family members and supporters welcome! Each session we focus on different discussion topics.

Bath Bowling Club
Contact name:
Liz Jeggo

The Choir is an opportunity to meet other people who have been affected by stroke and build confidence. They encourage, empower and support through music and song.

The Pelham
Contact name:
Carol Boydell

Bexhill sing out for stroke welcomes everyone who would like to communicate through voice.

8 Briardale Road
Contact name:
Jim Wyness

We are a small and friendly group that believes in friendship and fun. Our meeting include:- speakers, entertainers, gentle exercise and a good laugh.

Parklands Community Centre
Contact name:
Laura Martin Valerie Hutchings

We are a volunteer led stroke support group in Northampton.

Lacehill Sports and Community Centre
Contact name:
William Hall

This is a friendly, supportive group that helps you regain confidence after stroke. The group meets monthly for a range of social and recreational activities such as quizzes, speakers, trips and meals out.

Waterside Community Centre
Contact name:
Colin Williams

This group offers:

St Mary and St Modwen
Contact name:
Sylvia Kingsbury

Speakability Self-Help Groups are run by and for people with Aphasia - language-loss following stroke, head injury or other neurological condition. At our meetings we support each other, share experiences, make new friends, rebuild self-confidence and develop new skills. We do not provide therapy

These demonstrations are open for everyone who is interested in cooking and healthy eating.

Croxley Green Baptist Church
Contact name:
Gill Thomson

We usually begin with a quiz which gives people the opportunity to talk to others and then after a tea break we try some seated exercises or play games.

The Auld Kirk Hall
Contact name:
Eric Sinclair

This Stroke Association Voluntary Group's primary focus is exercise, led by a chartered physiotherapist.

St Marys Church Hall
Contact name:
Steve Adams

We are a social group that offers support to anyone who has survived stroke or is caring for someone who has.

Copcut Court
Contact name:
Chris Bowden

Droitwich Stroke Club is a small social club run by volunteers. The club provides an opportunity for stroke survivors to meet others every Friday and enjoy social activities such as meals, games, exercise and outings.

Contact name:
Rosemary Townsend

Dyscover is a charity providing long-term support and opportunities to people with aphasia and their families. Sessions are led by professional speech and language therapists and are designed to help people adjust to living with aphasia.

Earlsden Park Village
Contact name:
John Wilkin

This groups accepts people from Coventry & North Warwickshire area

Aberdeen Community Health Care Village
Contact name:
David Jones

The group currently meets monthly face to face and on Zoom. Please get in touch as meeting dates, times and venue are not always the same.

Cornerstone Cafe
Contact name:
Adrian Bodimeade

This group has social gatherings with occasional activities. We exchange information on stroke related topics and is open to all ages.

Pannel Croft Village
Contact name:
Leona Bramble

This groups accepts people from Birmingham area

Anderson House
Contact name:
Patricia Hutton

We are a friendly group meeting in a relaxed atmosphere in Hitchin and surrounding areas. The group enables those affected by Stroke to get together with others in a similar situation.

Our Lady of Lourdes & St Peter Chanel Catholic Church
Contact name:
Derek Jennings

We are a small, friendly group open to stroke survivors in East Yorkshire. We're always happy for new people to join us!

Integrated Neurological Services
Contact name:
Sarah Vines

We offer therapy, counselling, arts and peer support groups, both in person and online.

Castle Street Centre Association
Contact name:
Janet Rockliffe

Kendal Speakability group is a volunteer led group for people of all ages across the South Lakes area. Our focus is on communication support and helping to build confidence. We meet face to face at The Castle Street Centre and on the fourth Tuesday of each month we meet on Zoom.