Support and Groups

We run a variety of Carers Support groups including;

Weekly group for relatives and friends of someone on Milbrook/Lesney Ward at the Woodlands Unit, Queen Marys, Sidcup

Carers supportRuns every Wednesday in the Family Room at the Unit between 5:00pm– 6.30pm
Clinical Staff from the Unit attend to speak in general about any concerns you may have

2 monthly support groups run jointly with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

For relatives and friends of someone with a Mental Health problem in Bexley; receiving support from the Community Mental Health Team.
A peer support group meets at the Bexleyheath Centre, Emerton Close, Bexleyheath on the second Wednesday of each month between 1pm to 3pm
A speakers group meets at the Erith Centre, Park Crescent, Erith, Kent, DA8 3EE on the fourth Wednesday of every month between 2pm – 4pm

Mind Carers peer support group

Meets 2pm- 4pm every other Monday (excluding bank holidays) at Mind in Bexley, Westhill House, Devonshire Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8DS
For relatives and friends of someone in Bexley experiencing Mental ill health and/or drug and alcohol problems

Fortnightly family and friends support group run jointly with Nexus drug and alcohol service

Runs Every other Tuesday evening 5.30pm – 7pm at 298 Broadway, Bexleyheath, DA6 8AH
For relatives and friends affected by another person’s drug or alcohol use

Other Support available;

1-1 Peer Support in the community (With Carers in Mind)
Advice & Information
Well-Being events (With Carers in Mind)
Monthly relaxation events (free taster complimentary therapies)