Support Groups, Courses and Drop-ins for Carers in West Lancashire

Local support group for carers

Local support group for carers

  • Ormskirk Support Group – Brookes Bistro, Brookside, Aughton Road, Ormskirk L39 3BH 2nd Wednesday each month, 10 – 11.30am
  • Holmeswood Support Group – Holmeswood School, Chapel Lane, L40 1UD, 3rd Tuesday each month, 1 – 3pm PLEASE NOTE, NO MEETING IN AUGUST
  • Parbold Support Group – Coffee Etc.., Station Road, Parbold, WN8 7NU,  3rd Wednesday each month, 1 – 2.30pm
  • Parent Carers meeting
  •  Tuesday, 13th September 2016, 9.30-12 noon at First Steps Children’s Centre, Eavesdale, Tanhouse, WN8 6AU– Ncompass will be attending
  • Tuesday, 11th Oct 2016, 4.30 – 6.30pm at Jollies Barn, The Gravel, Mere Brow, Tarleton PR4 6JX – Family Event with lots of information and providers available. Booking Required – contact Sue Gaskell 07584 217661 or SEND office on 01772 532509


New support group

We are hoping to develop another support group covering the Skelmersdale area. Anyone interested in attending a group, once a month, in or around the Concourse in Skelmersdale, please contact either Sarah or Yvonne on 01695 733737 to register your interest.


Twinkle House, 2 Gorsey Place, East Gillibrands, Skelmersdale, WN8 9UP

First week of the month during one of their Family Sessions (4-5pm). Please contact either Twinkle House on 01695 455625 or contact us at our office on 01695 733737 to confirm which day is booked for that month.

PULSE – Community Hub, Market Hall, The Concourse, Skelmersdale, WN8 6LN (Downstairs, opposite Farm Foods)

Wednesday, 3rd August 12.30 – 1.30pm and Wednesday, 7th September 12.30 – 1.30pm

Future Drop-ins are planned for a number of locations in West Lancs; we’ll be confirming details in our next bulletin. In the meantime, if you have any queries regarding these sessions, please contact us on our office number.


Place of Welcome – Skelmersdale Library 11am – 1pm every Wednesday

Free tea or coffee, Try a tasty sample of one of their ‘something from nothing’ recipes

Friendly face, conversation and information.

This session is run by Skelmersdale Community Food Initiative (SCFI) who offer courses around health and wellbeing. For more information, please contact 01695 720 555 or