Support Groups

Support Groups / Voluntary Groups

Whether you are a child, student, parent or carer there may be times in your life when you may want help with problems or with circumstances you find yourself in. You may also be in a position to help others, local voluntary organisations may be able to use any help you can give. By organisations interacting with each other a comprehensive network of support can be made available to all in and around schools.

Help for people to live more independently and housing related support.

Amber Valley CVS
A centre for voluntary services, including:
Moving Forward Project poviding support and signposting for looked after children and young people 11 - 15 years in Amber Valley.
AVEDASS Childrens Service
SOS team for Family Support
T: 01773 512076

Domestic Abuse Support Services
Independent support to prevent and combat domestic abuse and to offer protection and support to women, men and children who are experiencing it.
T: 01773 530043

Be Brave and Talk
Peer Support Group
We bring together people whose lives have been affected by mental illness. We aim to do this in a safe, welcoming, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment to share mutual advice, support and encouragement.
T: 07413 365584



Counselling Service Directory

Derbyshire Autism Services Group
Support for parents or carers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder
and Aspergers

Derbyshire Carers
Derbyshire Carers provides support for carers in Derbyshire.
T: 01773 743355

Derbyshire Housing Aid
Housing, Debt and Benefit Advice
Speak to someone face to face for free advice at Belper Cottage Project.
T: 01332 287850 for appointments

Derbyshire Young Carers
Support group in Derby for young carers
T: 01332 370430

Derbyshire Youth Inc
Information for teenagers.

Disability Derbyshire
Coalition for Inclusive Living
T: 01773 740246

Disability Employment Project in Derbyshire
Support for disabled people in finding employment
T: 01629 532440

Hearing Help in Amber Valley
Practical help and information for hearing impaired people living in Amber Valley area.
T: 01773 570976


T: 0844 8030242

It's not your fault
Practical information, mediation and support service for children, young people and parents going through a family break-up.

National Society for Epilepsy
Confidential helpline for people affected by epilepsy.
T: 01494 601 400

National Talking News
Talking News and Magazine Service, Audio Cassette Service and Computer Service for visually impaired people.
T: 0303 123 9999

Patient Advice and Liaison Service
PALs provide help for patients, relatives and carers.

T: 116 123

SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
T: 020 7436 5881

Sight Support Derbyshire
T: 01332 292262

NHS Free Smoking Helpline

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)
We exist to meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.
Only those of us who have experienced this terrible tragedy can truly understand. None of us need to suffer alone. Together we can help each other.
T: National Helpline 0300 111 5065 9am-9pm every day


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