Local Support - Charities, Groups and Information Services
Hillingdon Borough keeps a directory of various support goups which operate within our borough. Please click the image above or visit wwww.hillingdoncarers.org.uk for the full listing. We have also listed other groups below;
All -languages women's welcome group at Hillingdon Women's Centre, Hillingdon Tuesdays, 1pm to 2.30pm. Friendly, practical and emotional support for women living in the borough and born elsewhere. Telephone: 01895 259 578.
Alcohol/drug carers-if you are affected by someone else's drug or alcohol problem, please call Tracy on 07519 143 333 from the HDAS Carers Group, to talk to other carers or find out information.
Age UK Hillingdon-support, services and advice for those aged over 65 years.
Ante Natal Classes across Hillingdon Borough, FREE and local.
Breast Feeding Support -If you need help with breastfeeding or would like to meet other mums who are breastfeeding, you can visit the website for details of drop-in sessions within Hillingdon. The most local drop-in sessions to Ruislip are held on Wednesday mornings;
- Oak Farm Children's Centre, Long Lane, Hillingdon ( 9.30am to 11.30am).
- St Margaret's Church, Uxbridge (10am to 11.30am).
Bumps and Babes-The Hillingdon branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) meets at St Margaret's Church in Uxbridge every Monday between 1pm and 3pm. Donations of £1.50 per family are most welcome. The venue has a soft play area. Please drop in or call 0870 421 4730 for more information.
Citizens Advice Bureau , Ruislip (Financial and legal advice) please see right for contact details.
The office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for pre-booked appointments and there is a telephone advice line available on these days from 9.30am to 11.30am and 1pm to 3pm. If English is not your first language, please ask an English- speaker to call the office for assistance.
Domestic Violence-Hillingdon Womens' Centre or call 01895 259 578, Hillingdon Borough Information page or call 0374 506 563
Ear4u-For anyone affected by deafness, please join charity ear4u at a drop-in session on Mondays 10am to 2pm at the D Spot Cafe, 86 Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor.
EKTA - Asian Women's Group
Yiewsley Methodist Church, Fairfield Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 8EY. Tel: 07816 189099 - Yoga, exercise classes and discussion groups. They are particularly welcoming of older women.
Endometriosis Support Group.Meetings held at 7.30pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. To find out more, call Mrs Tracey Holliday on 0780 150 2314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, Bell Farm Christian Centre, South Road, West Drayton.
Family Support-Hillingdon Borough has a directory of services for familes with children under the age of 18.
Hillingdon Borough holds a directory of services available to everyone aged 18 years and over.
Hillingdon Carers (support for carers of all ages in Hillingdon)
Hillingdon Credit Union "Our Credit Union lets people in the community come together to save and borrow money at low rates, and is operated on a not-for-profit basis, with surpluses being returned to members." (hillingdoncu.co.uk)
Hillingdon Council-housing advice and information.;
Hillingdon Law Centre-Independent legal advice service managed by local people and employing professionally qualifed staff. We are a registered charity and have a not-for-profit contract with the Legal Services Commission.
Hillingdon NCT-supporting new parents.
Hillingdon Refugee Support Group (support for refugees in Hillingdon)
Hillingdon Somali Women's Group
57 Violet Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex,UB8 3PR Tel: 020 8569 0585
For the relief of suffering of Somali women and to advance the education of Somali children.
Hillingdon Stop Smoking Servicefor support and advice for those ready to quit smoking, local helpline number is 0800 169 7541.
Hillingdon Stroke Support Group - Sessions to help build confidence and communication skills following stroke. Venues in Hayes and at Ruislip Methodist Church on Thursdays. Please call Caroline Humphrey at The Stroke Association on 07515 596 959 or email Caroline here.
Hillingdon User Group (HUG) Meets every 3rd Wednesday, 10.30am to 12pm. It is the only independent, user led group in the borough campaigning for the improved care and representation of mental health service user needs and concerns. HUG is an opportunity to have your say about matters that are important to you. For greater involvement in the development and monitoring of mental health services in your local area, information and friendly, mutual support, look no further - come join the group! This group is independent from Hillingdon Mind. For further information, contact Colin on 01895 811 798 or Kelly on 020 7422 5538.
Hillingdon Womens Centre 'to empower and support women by providing services which address their needs in their individual journey of self development'.
Loss, Grief or Trauma-a guide to helping young people cope with adverse experiences. Hillingdon Borough has produced a leaftlet giving adults support in helping children and young people deal with stress arising out of a traumatic experience.
Miscarriage Support Group - Belmont Road, Uxbridge. Tel: 01895 822 244
Support group for women who have experienced miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy. Meets the first Wednesday each month 7.30pm at the Community Health Council.
Mothers Union-make friends with other mums at St Paul's Church Hall, Tiverton Road, Ruislip Manor. The group meets every first Thursday of the month between 1.45pm and 3.30pm. Please call Rosie for more details on 01895 637 332.
Multiple Sclerosis Self-help and Social Group (SAMS) meets locally, please call 01923 835 127 for more information
Parkinsons Support Group-meets on the last Tuesday of each month between 2pm and 4pm at Christchurch, Redford Way, Uxbridge UB8 1SZ. Map. Come along to enjoy a chat, cup of tea advice and support. the group also has guest speakers. Call Roddy Munro on 01895 634 050 or Pauline Gough on 0844 225 3745 for more details.
young.hillingdon.gov.uk - support and advice for young people.