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Search this community support directory for groups that provide local help and support, such as shopping and prescription collection.

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Community support groups in South Gloucestershire

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Abbotswood Action Group

We are a volunteer and community led group, working to support the needs of Abbotswood and the wider community. Community drop in resources are still available via email or telephone. We also offer Take 5 4 U home packages that provide activities to support health and wellbeing. There is also a pen pal service to tackle loneliness.

Offers: phone chats, volunteering opportunities/community support

Website: https://www.abbotswoodaction.org/

Telephone: 07890569196

Email: community.aag@gmail.com

Social media: Abbotswood Action Group facebook page

Acton Aid

Support group for the parish of Iron Acton. Every household in the parish has been provided with our Hotline Number which is permanently manned on a rota basis by volunteer helpers.

Offers: dog walking, phone chats, prescription collection, shopping for groceries

Contact person: Ralph Mora, Chair

Website: http://www.actonaid.org.uk

Telephone: 07740 612687

Email: ralph_mora@yahoo.co.uk

Age UK South Gloucestershire

Age UK South Gloucestershire supporters older people (over 50) with information and benefits advice as well as befrieinding.  All of these services are currently available over the telephone and Age UK also has a national telephone line, Call in Time, where people can chat to someone if they are feeling isolated or lonely.

Offers: phone chats, specialist advice services, volunteering opportunities/community support

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/southgloucestershire/

Telephone: 01454411707

Email: info@ageuksouthglos.org.uk

Social media: Age UK South Glos facebook page

Alveston Community Action group

A team of street coordinators and supporting volunteers that help anyone in need, in the village of Alveston.

Offers: dog walking, phone chats, prescription collection, shopping for groceries

Telephone: 07813095565

Email: Carlyrud@hotmail.com

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is a national Charity providing support to people affected by Dementia. During the current Covid-19 situation, we are able to offer telephone support and provide information to anyone concerned about memory loss. We are also running a number of virtual groups.

Offers: phone chats, specialist advice services

Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/dementia-connect-support-line

Telephone: 03331503456

Email: SouthGloucestershire@alzheimers.org.uk

Social media: Alzheimer's Society facebook page

AssistPlus CIC

ASSISTPLUS CIC is a Bradley Stoke based organisation which seeks to support military veterans living and working in South Gloucestershire. We serve and provide support to ex-Servicemen and women of the armed forces and their immediate families. Volunteers welcome.


Offers: phone chats, prescription collection, support for veterans

Telephone: 08006785618

Email: info@assistplus.org.uk

Aust Parish Council

Aust Parish Council has assisted with setting up support within three villages in the Parish – Littleton-upon-Severn, Elberton and Aust. Each village has a network of volunteers to assist.

Offers: prescription collection, shopping for groceries

Telephone: 07944258162

Email: ccollinson81@gmail.com

Bakers Ground neighbourhood group

A Facebook group for residents of Bakers Ground, Stoke Gifford, to offer or request help from neighbours.

Offers: dog walking, phone chats, prescription collection, shopping for groceries

Telephone: 07790223954

Email: bakersgroundgroup@gmail.com

Social media: Bakers Ground neighbourhood facebook page

BS16 COVID-19 Community Care Group

An informal community support group for the BS16 area, enabling neighbours to ask and offer help to neighbours with supplies, driving, phone chats and generally looking out for each other.

Offers: phone chats, volunteering opportunities/community support

Telephone: 08081685726

Email: BS16Covid19@gmail.com

Social media: BS16 COVID-19 Community Care facebook group

BS30 Covid-19 Community Support Group

A local support group for those living in BS30. Volunteers welcome.

Offers: dog walking, phone chats, prescription collection, shopping for groceries

Email: helene.eleycook@gmail.com

Social media: BS30 Covid-19 Community Support facebook roup

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