Local Amputee Support Groups Directory

We try to keep our local directory as up to date as possible but groups change all the time.  If any of these details are incorrect or if you know of a local support group which is not on the list, please get in touch and let us know, thanks.

ELLA, EDINBURGH LIMBLESS ASSOCIATION

Location: 133 Grange Loan,  Edinburgh,  Scotland,  EH9 2HL
Contact: Keith Ferguson on 07743780913
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2093610757543012
About: ELLA has arranged social occasions and plan more for the future. They meet once a month for mutual support and also run yoga and closed swimming sessions.

FYF IN ABERDEEN

Location: Ahoy Café,  Beach Blvd, Aberdeen,  Scotland,  AB24 5HP
Contact: 0141 258 4868 
Email: [email protected]
About: FYF’s Aberdeen group have their Ampu-teas group once a month in the Ahoy cafe. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. It’s a great way to meet amputees from your area. A representative from FYF will be there to meet you.  They also have a weekly fitness session at Aberdeen Sports Village every Tuesday at 2 pm.  Find out more here

FYF IN AYRSHIRE

Location: The Portal, 66 High Street, Irvine,KA12 0AZ
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About:
FYF’s Ayr group have their Ampu-teas group once a month at The Portal. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. It’s a great way to meet amputees from your area. A representative from FYF will be there to meet you.  Find out more here

FYF IN DUNDEE

Location: Balgay Bowling Club,  Melville Terrace,  Dundee, Scotland,  DD2 1NT
Contact: 0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About:
FYF’s Dundee group have their Ampu-teas group once a month at Balgay Bowling Club. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. It’s a great way to meet amputees from your area. They also have Fitness and Yoga once a week as well as Bowls once a month. Pop onto our club calendar for more details.  

FYF IN EDINBURGH

Location: Parkside Bowling Club,  16 Holyrood Park Road,  Edinburgh,  EH16 5BG
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About:
 FYF’s Edinburgh group have their Ampu-teas group once a month at Parkside Bowling Club. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. It’s a great way to meet amputees from your area. A representative from FYF will be there to meet you.  Find out more on our Clubs Calendar here

FYF IN FIFE

Location: Beveridge Park Bowling Club,  Abbotshall Road,  Kirkcaldy, KY2 5PH 
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About:
 FYF’s Fife group have their Ampu-teas group once a month at the Beveridge Park Bowling Club. Come along for a cuppa and a chat with your fellow Troopers and one of the team.  We also have a Fishing session on in Dunfermline fortnightly on a Friday, check out the details on our clubs calendar here

FYF IN INVERNESS

Location: Fraser Park Bowling Club, Macewen Drive, Inverness, IV2 3LJ
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About:
FYF’s Inverness group have their Ampu-teas group once a month at Fraser Park Bowling Club. Come along for a cuppa and a chat. It’s a great way to meet amputees from your area. A representative from FYF will be there to meet you.  Check out the details here

FYF IN LANARKSHIRE

Location: Hamilton Caledonian Bowling Club, Blackswell Lane, Hamilton, ML3 7BN
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About: 
Our newly formed Lanarkshire group meet up once a month at Hamilton Caledonian Bowling Club for a catch up and a cuppa so come along and join them.  You’ll find out more details on our calendar here

FYF IN PAISLEY

Location: FYF Charity Hub, St James House, 25 St James Street,  Paisley, PA3 2HQ
Contact:
0141 258 4868 
Email:
[email protected]
About: 
FYF’s Glasgow group have a lot going on from their Ampu-Teas every week to 3 weekly swimming and gym sessions.  There’s also Pilates, Bowls and Yoga sessions and with lots of taster sessions we’re sure you’ll find something you’d like to try. So pop onto our Clubs Calendar for more details, we’d love to see you. Have a look here for more info. 

THE MOBILITY AND REHABILITATION SERVICE (MARS)

Location: Eday Rd,  Aberdeen,  Scotland, AB15 6XS
Website: https://www.nhsgrampian.org/service-hub/mobility-and-rehabilitation-service-mars/
About: MARS is based at Woodend Hospital in Aberdeen.

 

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A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Location: Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent, England, CT1 3NG
Contact:
Louise Derbyshire – 01277 864356 (ext 730)
Email:
[email protected]

AMPUTEES & CARERS SUPPORT IN SOUTHAMPTON (ACSIS)

Location: 413 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton, England, SO15 3JD
Contact: Pam Khan (Treasurer) 02380 369305
About:  Ernest Amputees & Carers Support in Southampton (ACSiS) are now in their 11th year of activities.  Their aim is the support of new amputees who are dealing with the significant trauma of having lost a limb and who have no idea how to proceed once their hospital term is over. There is no charge, just tea and biscuits served.

BRIGHTON LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Brighton, England
Contact: Ann Dyson – 01273 242160
Website: https://coastingtogether.wordpress.com/
Email: [email protected]

BRISTOL LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Bristol, England
Email:
[email protected]

CARDIFF & VALE LIMB USERS GROUP (ALAS)

Location: 18-20 Fairwater Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF5 2YN
Venue: Cardiff & Vale Rookwood Hospital, 18-20 Fairwater Rd, Cardiff CF5 2YN.
Contact: Gareth Jones (Chairman) – 02920 884960
Email: [email protected] 

CHARING CROSS LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham, England, W6 8RF
Contact: Laura Burgess – 020 8846 1144
Email:  l[email protected]

CLEVELAND LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Cleveland,  England
Contact: Sally Smith – 01642 835973
Email:  [email protected]

CRYSTAL PALACE LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Chrystal Palace, England
Contact: Angie McCrae – 0203 049 7707
Email:  [email protected]

DERBY AMPUTEE CLUB

Location: Amputee Rehabilitation Centre, Community Hospital, London Road, Derby, England, DE1 2QY
Contact: Cedric Norman – 07948 302211
Email: [email protected]

DORSET LIMB USERS GROUP (BOURNEMOUTH)

Location: Bournemouth,  England
Contact: Rosemary Mead 07791 581922
Email: [email protected]

EPSOM STEADY AS SHE GOES (STEADY SUPPORT GROUP & SWIMMING SUPPORT GROUP)

Location: Epsom, England
Contact: Sue Humphreys
Email: [email protected]

EXETER LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Exeter, England
Contact: Allan Sykes – 01803 664410
Email: [email protected]

GILLINGHAM (KENT) DSC

Location: Disablement Services Centre,  Medway Maritime Hospital,  Windmill Road, Gillingham, England, ME7 5NY
Contact: 01634 833927 /833948 or 01634 833930/ 833
Email: [email protected] 
About:  The user group is held quarterly at the DSC, please email for further details.

HAROLD WOOD LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Harold Wood, England
Contact: John Reid – 07722 621849
Email: [email protected]

HIGH WYCOMBE LIMB USERS GROUP (OWLS)

Location: High Wycombe,  England
Contact: Gail Wellings – 07970 836312 or Angela
Email: [email protected] 
About: Meets once a month and are also available to visit people whilst they are in hospital.

HULL LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Hull,  England
Contact: Peter Gill – 01482 325656
Email:  (Limb Centre): [email protected]

LEICESTER LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Leicester,  England
Contact: Pip Russell – 0116 245 6135
Email: [email protected]

LUTON & DUNSTABLE LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Luton,  England
Contact: Andy Mann
Email: [email protected]

MAAF (MIDLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AMPUTEES & FRIENDS) SUPPORT GROUP

Location: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire & South Yorkshire,  England
Contact: Christine Mitchell – 01773 872922
Email: [email protected]
Websitehttp://www.midlandsamputees.org.uk 

MANCHESTER LIMB USER GROUP

Location: Manchester,  England
Contact: Roy Haycock – 01204 887 869
Email: [email protected]

NORTH MANCHESTER LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: North Manchester,  England
Contact: Sue Plevey – 0161 794 6549
Email: [email protected]

NORTHAMPTON USER GROUP

Location: Northampton, England
Contact: Lynne Taylor – 07884 054771
Email: [email protected]

NOTTINGHAM LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Nottingham, England
Contact: Sue Brisco – 0115 924 9924 (ext 57534)
Email:  [email protected]

OLDHAM LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Rochdale Road,  Oldham,  England,  OL1 2JH
Contact: Debbie Ruff – 0161 778 5090
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
About: Meets on the 1st Monday every month, except holidays and Christmas at the adult day hospital at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

OXFORD LIMB USERS GROUP (OWLS)

Location: Oxford,  England
Contact: Gail Wellings – 07970 836312 or Angela
Email: [email protected]
About: Meets once a month and are also available to visit people whilst they are in hospital.

PLYMOUTH LIMB USERS GROUP (SOUTHWEST)

Location: Plymouth,  England
Contact: Ray Robins: 07710 333771
Email: [email protected]

PORTSMOUTH MOVING FORWARD

Location: Portsmouth,  England
Contact: Mike Stoneman – 07947 532648
Email:  [email protected]

PRESTON LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Preston,  England
Contact: Sue Charlesworth – 01772 716921
Email: [email protected]

PROSTHETIC USERS FORUM NI

Location: Northern Ireland
Contact: Godfrey Madill – 02890 647663
Email: [email protected]

ROEHAMPTON LIMB USERS GROUP (RLUG)

Location: Roehampton, England
Contact: Christopher Harwood – 07713 357410
Email: [email protected]
About:  STEADY support group meets the second Monday of each month at 2:00PM at varying locations. STEADY as she goes – their swimming group swims at the Rainbow Centre 3 times per week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday except bank holidays. This is very accessible, flat to enter and has plenty of disabled parking. For further details please do not hesitate to contact them as all are welcome.

STANMORE (OPUS)

Location: The Prosthetic Rehabilitation Unit RNOH,  Brockley Hill,  Stanmore,  England,  HA7 4LP 
Email: [email protected]
Website:  www.facebook.com/OPUSstanmore 

SWANSEA MORRISTON CENTRE

Location: Morriston Swansea,  Wales
Contact: Cath Hughes – 01269 594474
Email: Fiona Evans, Chairwoman – [email protected] or Cath Hughes – [email protected]

SWINDON LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Walcot Dome,  Burghley Cl, Swindon,  England SN3 3BS
Contact: Bonny Walsh – 01793 346388
Email: [email protected] 
About:  This is a self help group open to amputees and partners in the Swindon area, with members being mostly 50+ but this is due to circumstance rather than necessity so feel free to come along. They are a social group who meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month for mutual support and friendship. New members are always welcome.

THORNBURY AMPUTEE GROUP

Location: Thornberry Centre, 1 Brest Way,  Derriford Business Park, Derriford,  Plymouth, England,  PL6 5XW
Contact: Sarah Green – 07598 858888
Email: [email protected]
About: Wheelchair and Special Seating to patients in Grampian, Orkney and Shetland. Orthotic services to patients in Grampian and Prosthetic services to patients in Grampian, Orkney and Shetland.

WARRINGTON AMPUTEE USER GROUP

Location: Warrington Disability Partnership,  Beaufort Street, Warrington,  England,  WA1 1PR
Contact: Neil Davies – 07802 497659 
Website:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/WarringtonWiredAmputees/

WIRRAL LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Wirral,  England
Contact: Nicola Burns – 0151 482 7812
Email: [email protected]

WREXHAM LIMB USERS GROUP

Location: Wrexham, Wales
Contact: Belinda Spink – 01978 727383
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.alas.wales.nhs.uk/home 

YORK LIMBLESS SUPPORT GROUP

Location: York, England
Contact: Lynda Hornsey – 01430 872026
Email: [email protected]

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