Support Groups



Whom To Contact

SIGNAL provides free support, information, guidance, networking, advice and learning to all unpaid (non-professional) carers who care for someone in Bracknell Forest, Windsor, Ascot or Maidenhead.

Telephone: 01628 947974


Address: 20-21 Market Street, Bracknell, Berkshire - RG12 1JG


RBWM Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT)


The Royal Borough has two teams supporting residents who are misusing drugs and/or alcohol, including young people who are affected by parents who misuse drugs and/or alcohol.

Contact Name: Drug and Alcohol Action Team

Telephone: 01628 796362


Address: Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire – SL61RF



Join the thousands of people who have used Smokefreelife support to help them stop smoking.
Maybe you’ve tried to stop smoking before and it didn’t work, or there are other challenges that are making it difficult for you to stop.We offer free face-to-face support, via a number of community clinic across Berkshire, to get to know you and help you succeed in stopping smoking.

Phone: 0800 622 6360 | 0118 449 2026

Address: Smokefreelife Berkshire, Unit 1 Thames Court, Richfield Avenue, Reading, RG1 8EQ


Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East offer FREE information & advice sessions in a number of different venues throughout the area.  Information and advice can be sought on a wide range of issues including support services, help with benefit applications, housing issues, council tax, blue badge applications, initial legal advice and much more.

For general enquiries:

Contact Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East Central Office on: 01753 822 890



We help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.  We provide services from offices in Maidenhead and also in Windsor and Datchet.  We offer telephone advice 5 days-a-week.  Drop-in and appointments are available weekdays except Thursdays.

For general enquiries: 03444 111 444


People to Places has been operating since November 1989, providing the people of the Royal Borough with friendly and reliable accessibility services.  Our fleet of 16 minibuses carry people to school and work, to visit family and friends, to doctor and hospital appointments, making sure you get where you need to go.

People to Places General Enquiries: 01628 587922

People to Places Booking Line: 01628 587920


Shopmobility Maidenhead: 01628 543038

Shopmobility Windsor: 01753 622330


SMILE's main focus is to provide light aerobic exercise within a highly sociable environment to the older community. 

Sessions are delivered at many local community centres and halls so there may be one on your door step.  At an amazing price of £2 a session you can improve your quality of life through gentle exercise and making new friends.  We particularly welcome those people who have recently loss their life partners or those who are recovering from strokes or heart attacks and want to get their life back on track

CLUB ADDRESS: Windsor and Maidenhead SMILE Club

c/o Magnet Leisure Centre, Holmanleaze, Maidenhead, Berkshire - SL6 8AW

CONTACT: 07876 586445



Problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias are very common. Talking Therapies is a friendly and approachable service that helps people with these problems.

We are here to help adults aged 17+ living in Berkshire and we have a team of advisors and therapists who can help you to overcome life’s difficulties and problems and manage them better

Tel: 0300 365 2000



Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website ( specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by our network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work. 

Tel:  0808 808 1677​


A local charity provides relationship support serving Buckinghamshire (except Milton Keynes) and East Berkshire (Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough).

Maidenhead / Windsor / Slough  01628 625320

Family Friends provide short term support to families who are facing difficult times and enable them to get back on their feet. Our help is free, confidential and open to any family living in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead with a child aged 0 – 13 years and up to 18 years for Armed Service families.

Family Friends is staffed by a team who are all passionate about helping families going through difficult times.

Address: Family Friends Offices, The Lawns Nursery School, Imperial Road, Windsor, SL4 3RU

Phone number: 0300 800 1005



The Garden Clinic provides a free, confidential, non judgemental, integrated Sexual Health Service in Slough, Bracknell and Maidenhead. We have over twenty years experience of providing a one stop shop for your sexual health and contraception needs.

Phone number: 0300 365 7777

Address: Garden Clinic, Upton Hospita, Albert Street, Slough, SL1 2BJ

St Mark’s Hospital, St Mark’s Road, Maidenhead, SL6 6DU


Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) provide local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault. Our integrated approach ensures that you are in control of the services you receive and are supported in the immediate aftermath of an attack.

Tel: 0300 130 3036

Address: Thames Valley SARC Slough, Upton Hospital, Church Street, Slough, SL1 2BJ

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