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.

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Fosse Rider Pavillion
241 Glenfield Road
LEICESTER
Leicestershire
LE3 6DL
Contact name:
Julie Monk

Long term peer and social support is a vital lifeline for everyone affected by stroke. As a stroke support group, we play a significant role in providing such support and we aim to provide the necessary assistance so that, together, we can conquer stroke.

Canolfan Dewi Sant Centre
Pensarn
ABERGELE
Clwyd
LL22 7RG
Contact name:
Mike Mason

The Abergele Stroke Club offers a warm welcome and a friendly face. We support our members to regain their confidence after a stroke.

Community Room
Tesco Store
Park Avenue
ABERYSTWYTH
Dyfed
SY23 1PB
Contact name:
Sylvia Jenkins

The Aberystwyth & District Stroke Club has an average of 70 members, including stroke patients, their carers and former carers.

Chandler Court
Recreation Road
BROMSGROVE
Worcestershire
B61 8DT
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.

East End Pool & Gym
Hadrian Square
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne & Wear
NE6 1AL
Contact name:
Ross Mackenzie

Active Strokes North East is a registered charity located in Newcastle upon Tyne. It is a small charity run by stroke survivors and volunteers that meet twice per week at the East End Pool venue in Byker. All our sessions are free and we welcome stroke survivors living in Newcastle and the closely surrounding area. It should be noted however, that we don’t provide transport to the venue and do not provide personal care. There is no need to contact us before coming to a session but if you require further information on the services we provide then please contact us preferably via email at: activestrokesnortheast@gmail.com.

St Joseph's Community Hall
Butterley Hill
RIPLEY
Derbyshire
DE5 3LW
Contact name:
Terry Shiels

Amber Valley Stroke Group is a small, happy group of stroke survivors who get together once a fortnight to socialise and enjoy activities such as games, visits from speakers and entertainers, tea, biscuits and two or more outings a year.

St. Johns Methodist Church
60 Woodside Road
AMERSHAM
Buckinghamshire
HP6 6AN
Contact name:
Sarah Ives

Amersham Stroke Support Group welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in Amersham and the surrounding area.

Andover Baptist Church
Charlton Rd
ANDOVER
Hampshire
SP10 3JH
Contact name:
Annie Burton

This is a small, very friendly, active and totally supportive Stroke Aphasia Group in North West Hampshire.

The Centre
Brinsworth Lane
Brinsworth
ROTHERHAM
South Yorkshire
S60 5BU
Contact name:
Julie King

This group is specific to people with communication difficulties and aphasia in the Rotherham area.

Residents' Lounge
Earlsdon Park Village,
Albany Road
Coventry
CV5 6JQ
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
Boundary Road
West Bridgford
NOTTINGHAM
Nottinghamshire
NG2 7DB
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.

Age UK
The Round House
Lintonville Parkway
ASHINGTON
Northumberland
NE63 9JZ
Contact name:
Barbara Pearson

People affected by stroke and their carers are welcome from Ashington and surrounding areas. Speakers and activities are included along with social peer support.

Open Learning Centre
Rectory Lane
BRACKNELL
Berkshire
RG12 7GR
Contact name:
Alan Batup

This group is for people with communication difficulties such as aphasia.

240 City Road
LONDON
EC1V 2PR

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.

Community Space
Tesco Extra
Bridgewater Retail Park
BANBRIDGE
County Down
BT32 4LF

This group is open to stroke survivors and carers in the Banbridge area.

Green Road Community Centre
30 Breezemount Road
Conlig
County Down
BT23 7TX

This group is open to stroke survivors and carers in the Bangor Ards and North Down area. Stroke survivors of all ages are welcome.

Hill Rise Hall
Bach Close
BASINGSTOKE
Hampshire
RG22 4JZ
Contact name:
Jo Vockins

Basingstoke Area Stroke Support Group welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the Basingstoke area .

Boat House Restaurant
Newbridge Road
BATH
Avon
BA1 3NB
Contact name:
Phillipa Gordon

The Bath and Keynsham Stroke Peer Support Group is a Stroke Association group. It is a place where stroke survivors and their carers can meet other people in a similar situation, to socialise and discuss their experiences in an open, friendly manner. It is a very supportive group, where people can go and feel understood.

Bath Bowling Club
Pulteney Road
BATH
Avon
BA2 4EZ
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.

Belper Leisure Centre
Amber Suite
John O'Gaunts Way
BELPER
Derbyshire
DE56 0DA
Contact name:
Nick Blurton

The Belper Stroke Club is affiliated to the Stroke Association. We're a friendly club for stroke survivors and their carers.

Northchurch Social Centre
Bell Lane
Northchurch
BERKHAMSTED
Hertfordshire
HP4 3RD
Contact name:
Ian Hines

We normally meet every fortnight on a Tuesday. Our Group provides mental and physical exercises in a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Tweedmouth Bowling Club
Riverside Road
Tweedmouth
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED
Northumberland
TD15 2HQ
Contact name:
Joy Lamb

Berwick Stroke Club is a welcoming social group which holds a regular ‘get together’ in a stunning location. There are delicious refreshments, you can have a homemade scone and help us put the world to rights. We organise outings in the summer months, when transport, lunch and entry fees to venues are paid for by the club. In the winter months, members help with organising various fundraising events.

The Pelham
Holliers Hill
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 2DD
Contact name:
Carol Boydell

This group is open to stroke survivors who enjoy a range of arts and crafts in a relaxed atmosphere guided by our art expert volunteers.

The Pelham
Holliers Hill
TN40 2DD
Contact name:
Carol Boydell

This group is open to stroke survivors who would like to increase their activity and improve their wellbeing.

The Pelham
Holliers Hill
BEXHILL-ON-SEA
East Sussex
TN40 2DD
Contact name:
Carol Boydell

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

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