Croydon Communication Support service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties, such as aphasia. Our sessions can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and help you to rebuild your life after stroke.

This service offers:

A communication support needs assessment;Support in a group setting, or on a one-to-one basis, from a stroke support 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 this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living or registered to a GP in Croydon.We also hold Communication Support groups:Croydon SAVG Communication Support Service: Second and fourth Thursdays between 10.30am-12.30pm at Elizabeth Court, 1 The Avenue, Croydon, CR0 5PACroydon 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.

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

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Communication Support


Waterside Centre
26 Avenue Road
South Norwood
SE25 4DX


Clare d’ 275842