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Health and Wellbeing

Below is a list of useful contacts and organisations to help with a wide variety of health and wellbeing issues.

Help for people with dementia and their families in Leicestershire

Your first contact for information, advice and support from health to money to living independently in Leicestershire

WIGSTON LIBRARY Support and Social Groups:

0116 305 3689

Wigston Library - Craft Club

Alternate Thursdays 10.30am-1pm

An informal group for members to work on their own craft projects and share ideas. Bring your own craft materials. FREE.

Wigston Library - Scrabble Club

Alternate Thursdays 10am-12pm

A club where you can join others in a friendly game of scrabble. Everyone welcome. FREE.

Wigston Library– Stamp Club

2nd Saturday of the month, 11am-12pm. All welcome, FREE.

Wigston Library - Community Refreshments

We will be serving free refreshments every Thursday, from 10.30am-4pm.

Wigston library is somewhere warm to sit & read, chat to others, or use our computers for free.

Wigston Library - Community Dementia Support Group

Every Monday 11am-12pm

Informal drop-in - refreshments, activities and support. For more information contact Sue Renton on 07834177184

Wigston Library - Knitting Group

Alternate Mondays 2-3.30pm

Learn to knit or practice your skills and have a natter. All welcome, bring your own wool & needles. FREE.

OADBY LIBRARY Support and Social groups:

0116 305 8763

Oadby Library - Wednesday Games Group

Every Wednesday 2-4pm

Have fun and chat over a board or

card game. Bring your own or share ours.

All welcome, FREE.

Oadby Library - Book Group

2nd Monday of the month, 4-5pm.

Come and join our friendly book group at

Oadby Library to discuss the book of the month.

All welcome. FREE.

Oadby Library - Citizens Advice Bureau

Drop-in every Friday in the meeting room.

10am–12pm. For Oadby and Wigston residents. FREE.

Oadby Library - Craftily - Monday Craft Group

Every Monday 1-3pm

Learn a craft, swap shop, demos,

share ideas at our friendly craft group.

All welcome. FREE.

Make Friends, with a Book

A place to relax, and a new way to enjoy shared reading. There is no pressure to read or talk, just drop in, sit down and have a cuppa as you listen to a good story or poem. All welcome. FREE.

Wigston Library - Every Wednesday 10.30am -12pm

Oadby Library - Every Friday 10.15-11.45am

Memory Café

At Trinity Methodist Church, Oadby.

For people living with dementia and their carers.

Run by The Rotary Club of Oadby.

Join us for refreshments, crafts, games, puzzles, singing & reminiscing in a warm, relaxing environment.

10am -12 noon on the second Monday & fourth Friday of every month.

Contact Mandy on 0116 241 4455 or Philip on 07966 311946

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