Ataxia UK- Support Group
Bishop's Stortford and District Talking Newspaper
Contact: Richard Barnett
answer phone 01279 505654
Weekly local news on tape for blind and partially sighted.
24 Chantry Close Bishops Stortford01279 651270
Bishop's Stortford Badger Sett
Contact: Laura Adams
A weekly meeting for those aged 5 to 10 to learn new skills including first aid and livesaving skills, make new friends and above all have great fun, in a safe and secure environment. Please make contact for information on meeting times/day and location.
Bishop's Stortford Cadet Division
Contact: Samantha Ramsey
Offer a wide range of first aid and other activities for young people aged 10-17. Duke of Edinburgh Award provider. Youth Leader training also available. Meetings Wednesday evening in Bishop's Stortford - call or email for more details.
Bishop's Stortford VIP Club for the partially sighted
Contact: Monika Hills
Meets first Tuesday afternoon of each month from 2pm - 4.30pm at Havers Lane Community Centre, Waytemore Rd. CM23 3GR for
social contact, practical support and occasional outings.
Breathe Easy Group
Breathe Easy Group meets at East Herts Council Offices, Rooms A-B, Charrington's House, Bishop's Stortford, Herts. On Thursdays 2-4pm. The group is for anyone who is living with a lung condition and would like to meet and support each other. A health talk, refreshments and health professional attend to provide support.
Dates: 16th January, 20th February,19th March, 16th April, 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15 October, 19th November, 17th December
For more information please contact Simon Barfoot on 07921 403873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
British Red Cross
Working as part of the Movement, the British Red Cross has continued to provide relief to the victims of international conflicts and disasters, including refugees from the Hungarian revolution (1956) and from Vietnam (1976) and victims of the Iranian earthquake (1962), the famine in Africa (1980-1989), Gulf crisis (1991), Hurricane Mitch (1998) and the Colombia earthquake (1999).
In the UK, the British Red Cross has provided emergency relief following disasters such as the collapse of the coal tip at Aberfan (1966), the Lockerbie air disaster (1988), the Easter floodings (1998), and the devastating summer floods in 2007. The Red Cross also provides short-term support to people in crisis in the UK, including services for people who cannot get around easily due to ill health.
British Red Cross Centre
Local Links With Us
Contact: Michelle Iizuka
Fax: (office) 01279 201 871
Local Links lunch/activities club specializing in the elderly/vulnerable adults, i.e.Parkinsons,
Alzheimer's and Mental Health. Can provide transport if needed. We meet twice weekly on Monday
1pm-4pm at Havers Community Centre and Friday 12.15pm-3.15pm at Parsonage Community Centre
Portland Child Contact Centre
Local child contact centre making it possible for children to see a non-resident parent.
The Christian Outreach Centre,
Tel: 07757 134807 in week
Relate North Essex & East Herts
Contact: Appointments Administrator
Counselling and sex therapy for individuals and couples available in Bishop's Stortford and other local venues.
47 Broomfield Place, Chelmsford, Essex
The Bishop's Stortford & District Action on Disability Group (BSAD)
Secretary: Ralph Friend
Meets quarterly at East Herts Council Offices in Charringtons House,
Bishop's Stortford - Pointing people in the right direction.
The Home Farm Trust
Contact: Sandra Forsyth
Fax: 01279 816858
Provide support services for adults with learning disabilities, including, residential, community support, supported living and day and occupational
training and work opportunities.
HFT Herts & Essex Service, Orford House, Ugley, Bishop's Stortford