Phoenix Widowers Fellowship Links

Tappers Outlook Bereavement Support: To help with bereavement care Tapper Funeral Service sponsors Outlook Bereavement Support, which offers social, spiritual and practical support; this is available to everyone and is free of charge - we hope you will find something here that helps you through your bereavement. Contact info  Leannea@tapperfuneralservice.co.uk or 01202 673164

Next Steps Widowers Club: This is a group for widowers from their early 60's into early 90's who meet between 1030 and 1230 every Thursday at St Catherine’s Church, 4 Lewens Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1LE. For more info rick.matthews@btinternet.com, 01202 882662.

New Steps Widows Club: A self help group in Wimborne providing mutual support for widows only aged 50 plus. They meet every second Tuesday at 1400 in the Liberal Democratic Centre, 22 Park Lane, Wimborne. For more info 07974691018 or lindamaybrazier@gmail.com 

New Horizons Club for Widows:This group is for widows only from their early 60's into early 90's who meet between 1030 and 1230 every Tuesday at the Christchurch Baptist Church, 1 Beaconsfield Rd, Christchurch BH23 1QT. For more info ring 01202 482736.

Express Social Group: Is group is open to widows and widowers in the Poole area. They meet every Tuesday, starting at 1400 and finishing at 1600, at the Holiday Inn Express, Walking Field Lane, Poole BH15 1RZ. For more info catherine@whispa.plus.com

Way-up: This is an active UK based self help group aimed at providing mutual support to those widowed their 50's and 60's. We are based in the UK but are open to members from all over the world. It is a group with a positive forward looking attitude to rebuilding lives and discovering that our lives can be good again, that we can be happy once more.

WAY Widowed & Young: This is an active UK based self help group aimed at providing mutual support to those widowed before their 50s with the same help as Way-up.

Benefits and Grants Available for OAPs: A web-page listing info on Age Related Benefits, Bus Passes, Transport Concessions, TV License Discounts, Winter Fuel Payment etc.

Cruse Bereavement Care: Here they offer support you after the death of someone close with face-to-face and group support its delivered by trained bereavement support volunteers.

Macmillan Caring Locally: If someone close to you dies from cancer, they are there for you. They can help you cope with grief, get you all the practical information you need and, when you're ready, offer ways to celebrate the life of your loved one

The Samaritans of Bournemouth & District: They know a lot about what can help you through tough times and can help you explore your options, understand your problems better, or just be there to listen.

Age UK Bournemouth: Find out if you're entitled to more money. Expert advice on how to get the care and support you need. Advice on keeping cool and tips for staying hale and hearty.

Citizens Advice Bureau: If you are married or in a registered civil partnership and your partner dies, you may be able to get extra financial help. These benefits are called bereavement benefits. They will help you.

Dorsetforyou: Losing someone close to you is always traumatic - they have links to advice and information to guide you through this difficult time in respect of wills, and other legal issues, financial help etc.

The Jolly Dollies: This is a social networking site for widows of all ages who meet in local groups for social events organised by their members. For more info thejollydollies@gmail.com

The Jolly Gents: The Jolly Gents: This is a social networking site for widowers of all ages who meet in local groups for social events organised by their members. For more info thejollygents@gmail.com 

Meetups near Bournemouth: This is an umbrella group for such groups as those covering walking, dining, music, pubs, yoga & many other numerous divers range of activities in the Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch areas.

Just Good Friends: This group is designed for single men and women who are over 50 and want to make new friends, socialise with other singles & meet new people, plus, have fun! They do walks, dining out, bike rides, dancing & other activities. For any info you need to fill-in their online form.

Senior Friendship Dining Club: This is a Verwood based group that do activities including dining out. There is no web-page at the moment but they can be contacted at maureendogdom22@gmail.com or ring Jane on 01202-829007or Maureen on 01202-824383.

UK Men's Sheds Association: This to a group of men where members share the tools and resources they need to work on projects in a safe, friendly and inclusive venue. A places of skill-sharing and informal learning, of individual pursuits and community projects, of purpose, achievement and social interaction. 11 September 2017

MyGrants.co.uk A site showing just about every grants and benefit thats available to OAP in 2017 from Satate Pensions, Pension Credit etc. Go there and find out if you are eligible for a grant today! 

Rehab 4 Addiction: This site is a national helpline offering assistance for people who suffer from mental health problems and drug/alcohol addiction. 0800 1404690 or 03452223508 

ADT Healthcare is a free helpline for people affected by drug and alcohol addiction. Visit there web-page or ring 0800 0886686.

Guide to Addiction Helplines: In this guide they signpost you to free addiction helplines that exist in the United Kingdom. There exists many helplines and organisations to assist people suffering from addiction and includes addiction to drugs, alcohol and prescription medications.

Find Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Based On Your Needs  A guide to helplines for those addicted to drugs or alcahol, this is an American bases site so of no help to UK people who could be after help. 03 October 2017

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