Support groups

A woman signing Carers Federation support groups


Carlton Fire Station, Manor Road Carlton, NG4 3AY
Second Tuesday of each month, 10:30-12;30pm (if the front doors do not open automatically, please wait to be collected, DO NOT press the buzzer as this disturbs the on duty fire station staff)
For more information please ring Zena on 07802 775 560 or email


St Mary's Church, Church Street, Eastwood, NG16 3BS
Held on the last Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00pm
For more information please ring Paula on 0115 9629 313 or email



Riverside Medical Centre, Riverside Walk Retford, Notts DN22 6AA
Last Wednesday of every month 10.30am – 12.30pm
For more information please ring Deb on: 07793268235 or email:

Ashfield and Mansfield Borough

Friends Meeting House, Rosemary Street, Mansfield, Notts NG19 6AB.
First Friday of each month 10am-12noon.
For more information please ring Linda on: 077 404 103 14 or email



The Rad Room, Lings Bar Hospital, Beckside Gamston, Notts NG2 6PR
First Tuesday of every month 1.30-3.30pm.
For more information please ring Paula on: 0115 9629 313 or email:


Two carersCarers' Federation Adult Carer Support service

The Carers Federation Adult Carer Support service provides a wide range of appropriate and impartial information and support for all carers across Nottinghamshire who look after someone with an illness, disability or frailty; or is experiencing mental health. Our team work with carers on an individual basis to identify what support they need, they will also refer and signpost to other relevant organisations where appropriate. 

Adult Carer Support provides practical and emotional support through one to one, support, telephone support, advocacy – empowering carers and their cared for to access their rights and entitlements. You can contact a support worker in your area on the numbers below.

Mansfield and Ashfield (including Hucknall): Linda  07740 410 314
Bassetlaw:  Deb  07793 268 235
Broxtowe and Rushcliffe:  Paula  0115 9629 313
Gedling and Newark & Sherwood:  Zena  07802 775 560
Team Leader: Hazel  0115 9629314


Carers Trust East Midlands

Find out about support groups run by Carers Trust East Midlands.


The Carers' Council - Allies in Adult Mental Health

The Carer's Council is a registered charity providing support to those people affected by mental ill health. They hold bi-monthly social meetings as well as occasional evening meetings, outings and other activities. There is no membership charge but voluntary contributions are welcome.

See our website:

To find out more, please contact Geoff Curtis.

Telephone: 0115 963 1916


Winter Carers Council Newletter 2019.pdf [pdf] 226KB

Carer groups

Carers sitting at tablesBipolar UK Nottingham Support Group

The Support Group is free to attend and are open to anyone affected by bipolar, including family, friends and carers. Find out more about Bipolar UK support groups.

The group meets on the first Thursday of every month, from 7pm - 9pm.

The rooms are behind the main church building accessible via the car park. The building has a communal access door which is locked, please ring the doorbell.

The venue has a lift. No public parking is available, so it may be advisable to use public transport. The nearest tram stop is Nottingham Trent University. You can contact the support groups team on 0333 323 3885 or email

Support for families

Newark family support hub - run by Autism East Midlands [pdf] 340KB