Carers Support Groups

A safe, confidential space to meet with other carers face-to-face and online – to share information and provide support to each other. 

Carers at the Kingswood Carers Support Group

Groups are a great way to connect with other carers, sharing knowledge and giving each other support.

Please find details of our carers groups below. We are currently running a blend of in-person and online groups, to suit your caring situation.

If you have not attended a group before and would like to, please contact CarersLine:

CarersLine is open:

Monday to Friday: 10 am – 1 pm
Monday to Thursday: 2 pm – 4 pm
(Closed on Bank Holidays)

0117 965 2200

carersline@carerssupportcentre.org.uk

An answerphone operates outside of these hours and your call will be returned when the helpline next opens.

Alternatively, use our contact form to receive a personal reply the same or the next working day.

Often external speakers attend Carers Support Groups.

Coming up:

  • Soundwell Music Therapy – Hosting a music therapy session
  • Pets as Therapy – Volunteers will bring their well-trained dogs Ola and Molly, so carers can enjoy strokes and companionship with a pet
  • Healthwatch – Speaking on ‘Changes at your GP surgery: how care improvements will benefit patients’
  • St Peter’s Hospice – Discussing their services
    • Online Group – Thurs 4 July
    • Hartcliffe – Thurs 11 July
    • Lawrence Weston – Thurs 20 June
    • Brislington – Weds 3 July
    • St George – Fri 19 July
    • Hanham – Tues 4 June
    • Kingswood – Weds 11 Sept
    • Downend – Weds 25 Sept
  • Age UK Bristol – Providing information about their services and the day centre they run out of Withywood.
    • Online group – Thurs 3 October
    • Hartcliffe Group – Thurs 9 January 2025
    • Online Group – Thurs 6 June

Please note you are only able to attend a carers group which meets in the same local council area as where you live, Bristol or South Gloucestershire. 

Independent Carers Groups

There are also several other support groups in the area run by different organisations. Please note these groups are independent and not run by Carers Support Centre and this may not be a comprehensive list. Please ring the contact given for more information and to check details.

“I’m sure we are all in a better place when we leave each meeting than we are when we arrive.”

Page last updated 13.03.24