Support Groups & Local Information

There are a range of self-help groups available in East Leicestershire and Rutland

Click here your local self-help group directory

The people of Rutland’s response to LLR draft STP

Rutland people kindly attended three consultation events during December 2016 and January 2017 and contributed their views on the draft Sustainability & Transformation Plan (STP).



Rutland County Council Services

For a list of community and social services available and the criteria click here.

Stoma/Bowel/Bladder surgery support group

“Do you have a stoma or have you had bowel or bladder surgery?
Friends of Sore Valley get together quarterly for informal meetings to chat, share tips, advice and experiences.
Meeting at the Black horse, 65, Narrow Lane, Leicester, LE2 8NA from 7 pm onwards.

Next meetings –
Thursday 29th June 2017
Wednesday 6th September 2017
Thursday 14th December 2017

Full informal support from colorectal and stoma nurses each night.
For updates and events find our Friend of Sore Valley page on Facebook, phone 0116 258 5184 or email”

Dementia Connect Online Directory

Dementia Connect is our comprehensive, easy to use online support services directory for
anyone affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Through a simple postcode or place name search, you can find voluntary, statutory and
private support services close and relevant to you. Each listing includes clear, essential
information about the support service on offer.

The information provided by the application is not restricted to those services provided by
Alzheimer’s Society, but also contains a vast number of related services operated by various other organisations.

Find out more…