ABOUT OUR NEETSIDE USERS

ADDACTION
Clinical & counselling help for those with addiction problems operating under the NHS under conditions of privacy and friendliness.  There is also an ADDACTION Support Group which meets at Neetside every Tuesday from 1pm. 
For information or help please call the area office on 01579 340616.

AGE CONCERN – Assisted Transport Office 10am – 4pm (tel 01288 355007)

                                  Information Office 10am – 1pm Monday – Friday (01288 355008).

ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM  (AAA) SCREENING – Here on the first Monday of each month.  Free screening for men aged 65 & older.  Men often have no symptoms of an AAA until it ruptures.  By screening (which is pain free and only takes 10 minutes) they can identify men with an aneurysm and manage their care.  For appointments please call 01752 764859 / 08009708700 or email rch-tr.aaascreening@nhs.net.

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – Hold a meeting here every Monday 12noon – 1.30pm.  Contact details 0800 917 7650.  Website http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

ALIX STOKES M.Ost – Registered Osteopath (M.Ost. BSO), offers a unique approach to osteopathy and healthcare, which incorporates addressing the barriers of the body’s ability of self regulation and repair. This is achieved through addressing physical and postural changes, as well as dietary and life style changes.  This approach is available to all walks of life, ages, and suitable for all scenarios; whether suffering from a chronic ongoing problem for which you have found no answer, or in a state of acute debilitating pain and require fast relief, and everything in between. Alix has had extensive practice experience in London, New Zealand and North Cornwall. Here every Friday – Contact details 07541 396881 – email alixstokes@gmail.com.

BUDE AREA TOY LIBRARYBased at Neetside. They have a fantastic range of toys for both indoors and outdoors and cater for children aged 0 – 5 years.  It is a great way to provide your children with new toys without the expense of buying them.  Opening times Mon 3.30 – 4.30, Wed 10.30am – 12.30pm, 1st & 3rd Saturday in every month 10.30 – 11.30am.  Volunteers always needed. Their website is http://www.budeareatoylibrary.co.uk or find them on facebook.

BUDE BABY CLINIC – Here every Wednesday 10am – 12noon.

BUDE CANAL & HARBOUR SOCIETY  – The Society’s aims are briefly, the conservation, preservation and restoration of the canal and the education of the public of the former use and history of the canal and its environs – email info@bude-canal.co.uk   –  Website – http://www.bude-canal.co.uk

BUDE HEALTH VISITORS AND SCHOOL NURSES – Although Neetside provides a largely administrative centre for them, they also see children and parents in the course of their work.
You can reach the Health Visitors on 01288  320151 and the School Nurses on 01288 320152
If you need assistance their administrator is Vicki Higham who is available on either of the above numbers.

BUDE STREET PASTORS Here on Saturday nights – Street Pastors are volunteers from local churches that are trained to patrol Bude at night simply providing help and support to those who are vulnerable and at risk of harm at their point of need.

CARERS SUPPORT GROUP – A support group for carers who meet here at Neetside on the first Wednesday of the month 2pm – 4pm.

COMPASSION IN MIND – Here as and when needed.

CARERS SERVICE –  This is a support service which can offer anyone who is a carer free help including benefits and information, getting support for you and the person you care for, making plans for the future, talking about your feelings and much more.  Contact details 0800 5878191

COMPASS RESOLUTION – Family mediation is a confidential and voluntary process where a highly trained mediator helps you and your former partner to reach your own agreements in the most effective way.  Contact details 012710320761 or email admin@compass-resolution.co.uk.  Their website is http://www.compass-resolution.com.   Also neighbour dispute resolution available on 0845 2012556 or email info@neighbourdisputeresolution.org.  Website http://www.neighbourdisputeresolution.org.

CORNWALL HOSPICE CARE – Use Neetside to hold meetings for volunteer home sitters.

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY – Here every Thursday.  This is a type of body work that helps to release tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.  To make an appointment or for more information please contact Carolyn O’Neill by email on – info@carolynoneillcst.co.uk or 01409 255730.

HAVEN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Haven Clinical Psychology Practice is an independent practice offering a range of clinical services. We are medico-legal and treatment Psychologists, Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Specialist SENCOs. We are also expert Neuropsychologists and Education Consultants.  We mainly work with children, adolescents and young adults aged between 6 months and 25 years old, although we can also offer some services for adults including adults who sustained brain injury in childhood. We provide expert witness evidence in civil and criminal cases where an accurate understanding of neuro-cognitive functioning and/or capacity is needed.  Telephone: 07866 949 742

HOME FARM TRUST A national charity supporting people with learning disabilities and their families.  Everything we do focuses on helping the people we support live the life they choose.

KERNOW CREDIT UNIONLocal and ethical savings and loans. The website is http://www.kernowcreditunion.co.uk.

LINDA MORAN BSc MNIMH – HERBALISTHerbal medicine is the use of plant remedies in the treatment of disease.  Safe, effective herbal medicine in qualified and experienced hands.  For appointments please contact Linda on 07969495205 or email  linbmoran@Hotmail.com.

LIP READING & Managing Hearing Loss classes Here on Friday mornings.  This class is designed to give you practical help in managing your hearing loss through lip reading, active listening and other strategies.  They also provide information about help and equipment services available in Cornwall and nationally.  This course is suitable for anyone with an acquired hearing loss whether hearing aids are worn or not and accompanying partners can also attend which is encouraged to aid communication. For more information or to book a place please contact Andrea Curtis on andrealcurtis99@googlemail.com.

NICCI PETCH MBACP – Nicci is a fully qualified counsellor with a diploma in therapeutic counselling.  Counselling may help if you suffer from anxiety or depression, isolation issues, bereavement, relationship issues, trauma or bullying.  To make an appointment please call on 07952 872111 or email niccipetch@gmail.com

NORTH DEVON AUDIOLOGY NHS Hearing tests here every Thursday.  They are the local NHS experts in hearing problems who hold a clinic here at Neetside so you don’t have to travel far for appointments. If you are having problems with your hearing or balance please go to your GP and discuss this.  Ask to be referred to the NHS for a free hearing test and further advice.   Contact details 01271 322476.

ORTHOTICS Here on the last Tuesday of each month.

OUTLOOK SOUTH WESTTalking therapy service.  They offer a range of psychological therapies which are all available free on the NHS.  Their counselling room in Neetside is inviting and private and the ambiance at Neetside is designed to put people at their ease.   Established in 1998, they offer a range of therapies which include cognitive behavioural therapy, traditional counselling services and the very latest evidence based treatments.  To register please call 01208 871905 or register on their website www.outlooksw.co.uk.

PHIL WRIGHT – HOMEOPATH DSH, Dip N.Adv, RSHom. – Phil is also a qualified Naturopathic Nutrition Advisor who can give up to date nutrition advice on diet and lifestyle changes that may help with a path back to health.  He treats all ages and all kinds of complaints and often ends up treating the whole family. He also lectures in Homeopathy at Cornwall Colleges.  For an appointment please email info@vitalmedicine.co.uk or call/text on 0789 1188813.

PROBATION SERVICES – Here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

QUAKERSBude meeting for worship at Neetside on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 10.30am.  For more information please call 01566 773272.

SD OSTEOPATHSHere every Tuesday.  If you suffer from back pain, neck pain, sciatica, whiplash or headaches you can now see an Osteopath on the NHS.  Over 16 years of age only.  To get an appointment please see your GP and ask to be referred.  Contact details 01803 500155, their website is http://www.southdevonosteopaths.co.uk.

SPEECH THERAPYAppointments through the NHS

STEP ONE – The vision of the former St Loye’s Foundation is that each individual should have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential, irrespective of natural abilities or setbacks experienced in life.  Step one deliver a work roots programme to support people who are long term unemployed or inactive, their service provides specialist 1-1 support, including, work placements, training, mentoring and aftercare.  Clients can either be referred through the Job Centre plus, other organisations or self referral.  Step one is a registered charity working to change lives of disabled and disadvantaged people.  Contact details – 01288 353041 or 07467078935 

TAMAR COUNSELLING – Steve Merritt MBACP – For help with depression, anxiety, stress, life changes, self esteem, relationships and more.  Contact details tel 07855 998890 – email steve@tamarcounselling.co.uk – website http://www.tamarcounselling.co.uk

TAKE 2 CORNWALL – We are an alternative education provider delivering learning programmes to young children in and out of schools.  We provide experiential learning linked to the curriculum for hard to engage, hard to place children.  We have over 20 years experience working with vulnerable children who display complex needs and challenging behaviour.  We are able to engage with reluctant learners through a wide variety of activities which provides the therapeutic opportunities to explore the barriers to their learning. We provide support to pupils to reduce the risk of exclusion and help to facilitate re-integration into school. Website – take2cornwall.co.uk

VICTIM SUPPORT If you have been the victim or crime, we can give emotional and practical support to help you find your strength again.  Talk to us confidentially on 0300 303 0554 or email devon.cornwall@victimsupport.org.uk.  Website http://www.victimsupport.org.uk

WRSAC (Womens Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre)Sexual abuse helpline 01208 77099 – Domestic violence helpline 01208 79992 – website http://www.wrsac.org.uk.

If you have any queries on the above please contact Miranda, Cathy or Wendy at Neetside on 01288 353403.

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