~Local Groups & Support

Updated October 2021

Click on any of the links below to visit Slough’s neighbouring U3A groups: –

Local support & social groups – follow links for more information.

  • Active Slough – a selection of activities such as walks or seated exercise suitable for the over 50’s
  • Age UK Berkshire offers a number free services – Information & Advice, Befriending, Getting Out & About. For more information visit the drop-in centre at 29 Church Street, Slough, SL1 1PL
  • Alzheimer’s Dementia Support based in Maidenhead offers constructive practical guidance and a wide range of services to help people in the local community whose lives are directly or indirectly affected by Dementia.
  • Apna Virsa – a community organisation that aims to contribute to community cohesion, tolerance and integration and to increase access to learning opportunities in fun and creative ways for individuals and families.
  • Berkshire Vision – We provide vital practical and friendly support, sport and activities to visually impaired children and adults, and their families in Berkshire. Helping to develop confidence and live independent lives safely.
  • Healthwatch Slough is the consumer champion for health and social care locally. We want to hear about your experiences of using services in Slough – we’re here to make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care.
  • The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
  • Slough Carers Support A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability or a mental health problem cannot cope without their support. Slough Carers Support can help.

Dormant or no internet presence

  • Royal Voluntary Service Berkshire We have volunteers across Berkshire who offer help and support for anyone living with, affected by or at risk of multiple health issues, loneliness and isolation.
  • Slough Talking Newspaper, operating since 1979, provides a service for visually impaired people living within Slough and the surrounding villages.
  • Slough Older People’s Forum (no website) provides information & campaigns on issues relative to older people’s lives. Meetings at Kingsway United Reformed Church, Church Street SL1 1SZ on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm.
  • Meet & Mingle is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which helps to empower and support women whilst building lifelong friendships and having fun.
  • Men’s Matters  run a weekly drop-in for older men every Tuesday at Longwood Park Resource Centre, Common Road, Langley, SL3 8TN. The aim of Men’s Matters is to bring together older men from all walks of life to form new friendships and participate in activities that contribute to their good health, overall well-being and learning new skills.
  • Slough Happiness Collective – Happiness get-togethers are a chance to meet like-minded people and take some time to explore how we can make ourselves and others happier.
  • Slough Senior Citizens Group promotes healthy living for Senior Citizens. Regular weekly exercise sessions (yoga and keep fit), as well as occasional workshops and seminars on health-related subjects.

Other social and sports clubs in & around Slough: