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Self Help Groups and Contacts A-to-Z list | Letter (a)

Action for M.E.

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For people affected by M.E. in the UK.

Contact information
0117 927 9551, Information line, Mon-Fri, 9.00.am-5.00pm
0800 138 6544 : Welfare Rights Advice Line, Mon and Thu 10-12.30pm and 2-4pm, Tue 10-12.30pm and Wed 2-4pm

Website & e-mail
Website
admin@actionforme.org.uk

Affected By Cancer (ABC)

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
Aimed at people affected by cancer.

African Women Empowerment Forum

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For women and children of African origin.

Contact information
07470 502 503, Faith Galcanje, office hours

Website & e-mail
Website
info@awef.org.uk

Afro-Caribbean Women’s Group (Men Welcome)

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
African-Caribbean retired people, based in the Meadows primarily, but everyone welcome.

Contact information
0115 911 1661, c/o Self Help UK's Information Service, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-1.00pm

Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For older people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
0115 844 0011, Office, Monday-Thursday, 9.00am-5.00pm and Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm

Website & e-mail
Website
UK Website
info@ageuknotts.org.uk

Al-Anon Family Groups, Nottinghamshire

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else's drinking, in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
0207 403 0888, National Al-Anon Helpline, 10.00am-10.00pm, 365 days a year

Website & e-mail
UK Website

Alcoholics Anonymous, Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For adults with alcohol problems, throughout the East Midlands.

Contact information
0115 941 7100, Local Helpline, 365 days a year, 8.00am-midnight (with answerphone)

Website & e-mail
Website
UK Website
help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Al-Hurraya, Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For people from the Muslim community, trying to break dependency and addiction in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
0779 035 1084, Asad, Monday-Saturday, 9.00am-6.00pm

Website & e-mail
Website
info@al-hurraya.org

All Nations Diabetes Self Help Group

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For those living, or caring for someone, with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, in Nottingham and district.

Contact information
0115 911 1662 Self Help UK
07415 743 780, Ken Kinlock

Allsorts, Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For young disabled adults between the ages of 18 and 40, welcoming people from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
0115 914 6696, Jane Hawthorn, daytime and evenings. Answer machine during office hours.

Website & e-mail
Website
allsortsnotts@ntlworld.com

Alorafocus (support for anyone affected by cancer or life changing illness), Mansfield

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For anyone affected by cancer, from diagnosis through to treatment and recovery. Partners, relatives and friends, and carers welcome. Covers Mansfield and surrounding areas.

Contact information
07922 325 330, Support Line, 9.00am-7.00pm
07979 977 401, Carmel, 7.00am-7.00pm, 7 days a week

Website & e-mail
carmelharkness@hotmail.com

Alzheimers’ Society in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
The Alzheimer?s Society is a registered charity for people affected by dementia.

Contact information
0115 934 3800, Nottingham Office, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm
0300 222 1122, Alzheimer's Society national dementia helpline, Monday-Wednesday, 9.00am - 8.00pm, Thursday - Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Website & e-mail
Website
nottingham@alzheimers.org.uk

Aphasia Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For people with aphasia, in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
0115 911 1661, c/o Self Help UK's Information Service, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-1.00pm, to be contacted by a member of the group

Website & e-mail
UK Website

APTCOO - A Place to Call Our Own, Mansfield

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Contact information
01623 629 902, Monday-Thursday, 9.00am-5.00pm and Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm

Website & e-mail
Website
enquiries@aptcoo.co.uk

Arnold Methodist Church Mental Health Befriending and Support Group

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For people with mental health issues, carers, families and friends, in Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
07514 775 514, Susan Clayton, office hours
0115 926 6828, Maureen Carter, Wednesdays 10.00am - 12.30pm

Website & e-mail
Website
contactus@arnoldarnoldmethodistchurch.org

Arthritis Care

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For anyone affected by arthritis in the UK.

Contact information
0808 800 4050, Arthritis Care UK Helpline, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm
020 7380 6500, Office, office hours

Website & e-mail
Website
info@arthritiscare.org.uk

Arthritis Care Self Help Group, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For people living in Ashfield who are affected by arthritis.

Contact information
01623 753 951, Mrs Pauline Wilson, Monday-Friday, afternoons
0808 800 4050, Arthritis Care UK Helpline, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Website & e-mail
UK Website

Arthritis Care Self Help Group, Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For anyone affected by arthritis, in Nottingham and surrounding areas.

Contact information
0115 920 9100, Muriel Weisz, daytime and evenings or Lorraine 0115 981 6646
0808 800 4050, Arthritis Care UK Helpline, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Website & e-mail
UK Website
acselfhelpgroup@gmail.com

Arthritis Support Group, Mansfield

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For people with all forms of arthritis in north Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
01623 844 989, Susan, Monday-Friday, daytime before 7.00pm

Ashfield Voluntary Action

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
Promotes health and wellbeing for the voluntary and community sector in Ashfield.

Contact information
01623 555 551, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Website & e-mail
Website
info@ashfieldvoluntaryaction.org.uk or s.shaw@ashfieldvoluntaryaction.org.uk

Asian Families Group for Parents and Carers of Children with Autism, Nottingham

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For parents and carers of children with autism in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
01909 506 678, Linsey Atkins, Family Services, Autism East Midlands, Monday-Thursday, 9.00am-4.30pm
Noreen Sheikh 0115 804 1740

Website & e-mail
UK Website
linsey.atkins@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Asian Ladies Association, Wollaton

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For Asian women (50+ years) in Wollaton and the surrounding areas (Nuthall, Radford, Bramcote and Beeston).

Contact information
0115 925 2498, Manjit Kaur-Jones, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm
0115 916 3848, Mrs Kulwant Dhaliwal, Monday-Friday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Asian Women’s Project, Nottingham

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For Asian women in Nottingham.

Contact information
0115 978 3945, Chapel House, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm
0115 978 9954, as above

Website & e-mail
Website
info@asianwomensproject.org.uk

Autism East Midlands (formerly NORSACA)

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For adults and children with autism, in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
01909 506 678, Office, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm

Website & e-mail
Website
enquiries@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Autism Support Group, Mansfield and District

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For families who have a member with an autistic spectrum disorder, in Mansfield, Ashfield and North Nottinghamshire.

Contact information
01623 454 662, Joyce Betts, daytime and evenings
0746 291 2111, Jane Eaton-Hill, daytime and evenings
01623 836 937, Dawn Dunn, daytime and evenings

Website & e-mail
mansfieldautismsupport@hotmail.com

Autism Support Group, Newark and Sherwood

Type: Self Help Group

Who is this service for?
For parents and carers of children on the autistic spectrum, with or without a formal diagnosis, in Newark and Sherwood.

Contact information
0796 012 1027, Rachel Moffoot, Monday-Friday, 8.00am-5.00pm

Website & e-mail
newarkautismgroup@hotmail.co.uk

Awaaz (Asian Mental Health Resource Unit), Nottingham

Type: Useful Contact / Organisation

Who is this service for?
For people of all the BME and New Emerging Communities, experiencing mental health issues, in Nottingham city.

Contact information
0115 924 5555, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm
0115 978 3488, Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm

Website & e-mail
Website
info@awaaznottingham.org.uk