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Support Groups

North East Lincolnshire Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid provides many services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse in North East Lincolnshire – victims can be women, men and children.

Options available:

  • Refuge Accommodation
  • Outreach Support
  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • Domestic Abuse ‘Drop-In’ Sessions
  • Safety Planning
  • Support for Male Victims
  • Freedom Programme
  • ‘Survivors’
  • Legal/Solicitors ‘Drop-In’ Sessions
  • Citizens Advice Support
  • Moving away
  • Disability
  • Survivors Handbook

Contact information

24 hr emergency helpline: 01472 575757

National Domestic Violence Helpline Freephone 24 hrs: 08082 000247


Online non-urgent referral form available for contact


Diabetes UK

Support and advice – cannot give medical advice.

Contact information

03451 232399


Creating Positive Opportunity

Centre4, 17A Wootton Road, Grimsby,
DN33 1HE

Working with adult community members who will not engage with traditional learning, NEETs and troubled families. We offer a range of non-accredited and accredited training in order to give individuals who are often deemed as ‘the hardest to reach’ the opportunity to re-engage with learning and/or work. 

Contact information

01472 236650 / 07872 898873



The Faraway CIC

Neurospace, Queen Street, Grimsby,
DN31 1QG

Faraway is a non for profit social enterprise community interest company providing support and resources for people with autism.

Contact information

07835 034014



Children’s Disability Service

The Children’s Disability Service (CDS) will provide you with information about universal services and more specialist groups that can offer support, without the need for an assessment.

Contact information

01472 326292 option 5

Living with ADHD

Advice and resources for parents of a child with ADHD.

Contact information


National Autistic Society

Information advice and guidance.

Contact information



Access to a range of support services:

  • Adult Social Care
  • Local Health and Care
  • Children, Young People, and Families
  • Wellbeing
  • Start for Life

Contact information


Livewell – Dementia Portal

The portal offers local information, advice and national support for individuals with dementia, their families, friends and for professionals too.

Silver Line

Available 7 days a week, 24 hrs a day.

The Silver Line Helpline run by Age UK is a free, confidential telephone service for older people. We provide friendship, conversation and support.

Contact information

08004 708090


NEL Bereavement Support Service

The North East Lincolnshire Bereavement Support Service is delivered by St Andrew’s Hospice in partnership with Cruse and the Care Plus Group offering specialist care to anyone who has suffered a bereavement.

Bosom Buddies

Pink Rose Suite, Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Scartho Road, Grimsby,
DN33 2BA

Breast Cancer Support Group, North East Lincolnshire

Holds meetings on 4th Monday of each month, 7pm – 9pm.

Contact information

07954 410265


Bosom Buddies Support Group NE Lincs

Sue Munday – 01472 590188
Lesley Baker – 01472 596932
Lisa Boothby – 07787 741691
Linda Hague – 07954 410265

The Macmillan Living with and Beyond Cancer Team (North East Lincolnshire)

Evidence has shown that many people living with cancer have unmet needs following treatment whilst others have to deal with the consequence of treatment.

People Living with and Beyond Cancer (LWABC) face numerous physical, psychological, social, spiritual and financial issues. This consequence includes chronic physical conditions including pain, fatigue, psychological conditions including depression and anxiety, financial concerns due to the inability to work, and social concerns including isolation and lack of self-esteem.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Benefits Advice
  • Cancer information materials
  • Cancer information materials in other languages
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Dietary therapy
  • Financial support
  • Home visiting
  • Information
  • Look Good, Feel Better
  • Other services
  • Provision for deaf/hard of hearing
  • Provision for learning difficulties
  • Provision for visually impaired 
  • Self Help & Support Groups
  • Signposting to other services
  • Spoke interpretation service
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Telephone helpline
  • User groups
  • Volunteering activities
  • Written resources in other languages

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