Mental Health Groups and Services

Mind offer information and advice as well as campaign to promote positive mental health.

Outlook Southwest offer free therapeutic care for people aged sixteen and above throughout Cornwall.

Pentreath promote positive mental health through a series of personal development, educational and employment groups.

People and Gardens promote well-being for those with mental health issues and learning disabilities through active groups.

Re-Gain offer support and empowerment to those with emotional health issues.

Rethink Mental Health offer information and advice to encourage positive mental health through their website as well as support through local groups.

Rural Community Link Project promote positive mental health by offering a series of support and activity groups throughout Cornwall.

Sea Sanctuary promote therapeutic positive mental health through adventure therapy aboard their yacht.

Physical Disability Groups and Services

Active8 offer fun and challenging experiences such as sailing and film-making for young people with physical disabilities.

Connect offer support groups and befriending for people who have suffered with a stroke or aphasia.

Cornwall Blind Association help to support people with sight difficulties through a series of support groups throughout the county.

Cornwall Downs Syndrome Support Group offer information and support for families of those with Downs Syndrome through a series of playgroups.

Echo Centre offer services for those with physical disabilities living in the Caradon area to promote independence, empowerment and rehabilitation.

Enable offer information, advice, guidance and support to people aged sixteen or over who have a physical disability or sight impairment.

Freedom On Wheels offer holidays for the physically disabled on suitable coaches and accommodation.

Headway offer a range of services to improve the quality of life of those who have suffered traumatic brain injury.

Home Library Service offer books, CDs, DVDs, etc to those with a disability or long term illness that means they are unable to use the usual library facilities.

Merlin Project offer various treatments and therapies to prove well-being for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Parkinson’s Disease Society offer information, advice and support through a series of groups throughout the county.

Wired is a rehabilitation centre offering conventional therapies as well as arts and crafts workshops to help improve the well being of people who have suffered from strokes and other neurological conditions.

Children and Young People Groups and Services

Chicks offer six day respite breaks of activities and support for young people living in poverty, with abuse, or those who have lost a parent or are a carer themselves.

Dreadnaught Centre use a series of different activity and support groups as well as mentors to empower young people to make informed decisions within their life.

Livewire Youth Music Project use music to help develop and gain the confidence of young people through professional musicians and art workers.

Mud Between Your Toes provide a series of activities within the Eden Project for children with the intention of re-connecting them with the environment around them as well as to celebrate their community.

Share offer advice, guidance, mentoring and information on a number of different issues for young people under the age of twenty five.

Youth Cornwall provide information, advice and guidance for those aged thirteen to nineteen in danger of exclusion from work, training, education, etc, encouraging them to reach their potential.

Young People Cornwall support eleven to twenty five year olds through different projects (such as Zebs Café and Horizons) to decrease the amount of young people at potential risk.

Adults and Older People Groups and Services

Age UK offer a variety of services from befriending to support and advice groups to help to improve the quality of life for older people.

British Red Cross offer a vast array of services for people suffering from illness or crisis.

Memory Cafés are somewhere where people with dementia and their carers can visit to support each other and share information.

Memory Matters run a series of events and workshops to help to enhance the lives of people suffering from dementia or memory loss.

Reflections offer a memory café as well as support groups for people with dementia.

Royal Cornwall Museum offer reminiscence training workshops with the intent on reducing social isolation as well as improving the well being of older people.

Self Care offer a series of information and guidance for those with long term conditions within Cornwall.

The Cinnamon Trust provide a service to relieve the stress of older people who may no longer be able to look after their pets through either pet walking or short/long term fostering.

The National Care Line offer information and support for older people, their carers and their families.