Local groups

Here is some information about community groups for SCI people. These groups are a great way to socialise and meet new people in your area.

SIA Merseyside
first Wednesday of every month, 2-5pm.
Where:The Brain Charity, Norton Street, Liverpool L3 8LR
Contact: 0151 298 2999
[email protected]

The Merseyside support group is open to everyone touched by spinal cord injury within the North-West area. As well as providing support, we also organise a number of activities that you can join in with.

Cornwall Spinal Cord Injuries Group
Where: The Merlin MS Centre in Hewas Water, PL26 7JF
Contact: Mary Eason 01209 318 106
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/cornwallsspinalinjuriesgroup 

This is a social group for those affected by SCI.

Cardiff SCI Community

When: first Monday of each month, starting on 2 March at 11am
Where: The Three Arches, Heathwood Road, CF14 4HS
Contact: SIA Peer Support Officer Chris Selway, 07535 774 118
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/2807108296015711/

A cup of tea or coffee will be provided but you can also buy a good meal or snack there.  The aim is to bring people affected by SCI together for an informal social gathering.

Greater Manchester Spinal Injury Support Gro
When: second Thursday of the month
Where: The Sheldon Arms, 2 Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 7UB
Contact: www.manchesterspinal.co.uk

The group is for everyone affected by SCI, including relatives and carers, as well as those with an interest in SCI.