Support Groups

VMC have collated a list of local and national support groups. Please be aware that we have no connection with these groups or organisations and individuals must assess for themselves the suitability and safety of these sites.

Deaf/Hard of hearing

Blind/Sight Impaired

Mental Health

  • Health in mind (Self-referral for counselling and support for people suffering with anxiety and depression)
  • Wayfinder Woman (A women’s only support group for anxiety, depression and confidence building)
  • ManHealth (Supporting men through difficult times in their mental and physical ill health)
  • BAM “Becoming a man” (Supporting young men’s personal development and mental well-being) –
  • CALM (Mental health helpline) – 0800 58 58 58 (5PM – Midnight)
  • No Panic (No Panic is a registered charity that helps and supports those living with Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders) –


Respiratory Conditions

Stomach/Bowel Conditions

Fertility and Pregnancy Support


Chronic Conditions


Drug and Alcohol Support

Social Support

Support for Children and Young People

Carer Support


  • Beaumont Society (24hr helpline and other support for transvestites, transsexuals, their partners and families. Self help organisation offering advice on cross dressing and gender dysphoria) – 01582 412220
  • Gendered Intelligence (Works with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; particularly specialises in supporting young trans people under the age of 21)
  • GIRES : Gender Identity Research & Education Society (Information for trans people, their families and professionals who care for them)
  • Bourne Out LGBT (Providing support with issues affecting the LGBT community)

Finance & Benefits

Victims of Domestic Abuse

Sexual Abuse Survivors


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