Support Groups in Salisbury

The Fountain Café at Salisbury Medical Practice hosts a variety of support groups available to everyone, whether you are registered with the practice or not.

Everyone is warmly invited to drop in for a sociable chat in a friendly atmosphere, to meet others in a similar situation, receive advice and support and to share your experiences.

Autism Café:  2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 – 1pm
A chance to meet volunteers from the South Wiltshire branch of The National Autism Society and receive advice and support.
*This is taking place upstairs in the Wylye room of Fisherton House*

Knit and Natter:  2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 1 – 3pm
For anyone who loves knitting or would love to learn how to knit can attend! Needles and wool can be provided. Annie’s out of house wool shop will be facilitating the group.
*This is taking place upstairs in the Wylye room of Fisherton House*

Friends after Bereavement:  3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 – 3pm
A chance for anyone who has lost a loved one to meet others in a safe, welcoming environment and share their own experiences if they wish.
*This is taking place upstairs in the Wylye room of Fisherton House*

Memory Café:  4th Wednesday of each month at 1:30 – 3pm
For anyone living with dementia and their carers. An advisor from the Alzheimer’s Society will be available at every café to offer advice and support as well as a facilitator leading a session.

Osteoporosis Café: Quarterly 2 – 3:30pm
For anyone living with osteoporosis and their friends and family. Members of the National Osteoporosis Society will be available to answer any questions and offer support.

Carer’s Café: 1st Tuesday of every month 10:30 – 11:30am
For any carers who would like some support and chat to others in a similar situation. An advisor from Wiltshire carers support will facilitate the group and give advice.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Café: 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11am – 12pm
For anyone living with rheumatoid arthritis and their family and friends. Members of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society will facilitate the session and be available to chat with.

Hearing Café: 1st Wednesday of every month at 10 – 11:30am
For anyone living with any type of hearing loss and their family and friends. Guide dogs are also welcome. Two volunteers from
Hear to Help Salisbury (Action on Hearing Loss) will be on hand to offer information and answers any questions at each Café.

Sight Café: 1st Monday of every month at 11am – 12:30pm
For anyone living with any type of visual impairment and their family and friends. Guide dogs welcome. An Eye Clinic Liaison Officer from Salisbury District Hospital facilitates the group.

Wiltshire CIL Café: Quarterly. 11am – 12pm
Matt Stabb from WiltsCIL (Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living) will be available to offer advice and support on the #makesomeonewelcome campaign, personal assistants and signposting to colleagues that can assist with direct payments. This service is for anyone living with a disability.

Fibromyalgia Café: 4th Thursday of every month 2pm – 3:30pm
For anyone living with fibromyalgia and their family and friends who would like to chat to others and receive peer support.

Parkinson’s Café: 2nd Monday of each month 2pm – 3pm 
For anyone living with Parkinson’s Disease and their family and friends. Parkinson’s UK will be there to offer advice, support and information about services in the area.

ME/CFS Café: 2nd Tuesday of each month 11am – 12:30pm
For anyone living with Myalgia encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome and their family and friends who would like to offer and receive support.
*This is taking place upstairs in the Wylye room of Fisherton House*

Tinnitus Café: Quarterly 1:30pm – 3pm 
For anyone living with tinnitus, family and friends are also welcome, an advisor from the British Tinnitus association will be facilitating the launch they are here to offer advice, support and guidance.
*This is taking place upstairs in the Wylye room of Fisherton House*

You can visit the Salisbury Medical Practice website here.

Salisbury Medical Practice, Fisherton House, Fountain Way, Wilton Road, Salisbury, SP2 7FD