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Our men’s group meet every Friday from 10.30am-12.30pm. The aim is for local men who are living with cancer, life limiting conditions or bereavement to access a supportive and open space that brings together people with similar experiences from the newly diagnosed to those in treatment, post-treatment or in remission. The Dove Centre is a place of friendship where there is the opportunity to chat over live music and refreshments.
The women's group is for local women who are living with cancer, life limiting conditions or bereavement to access a supportive and open space that brings people together with similar experiences from the newly diagnosed to those in treatment, post-treatment or in remission. The Dove Centre is a place of friendship and to have the opportunity to chat over refreshments.
This is a friendly informal group of likeminded people living with cancer, life limiting conditions or bereavement which meets every Thursday from 1-3pm at the Dove Centre. We generally bring along our own knitting or crochet projects and sit, knit, and talk although we do some projects for the hospice and wider community. The Dove Centre has its own wool, knitting needles and crochet hooks for those who would like to learn some new creative skills.
Our free drop-in coffee and chat runs weekly on a Thursday morning between 10.30-12pm. It is an Informal group that comes together around the kitchen table at the Dove Centre for a chat over a cup of coffee, tea, and cake.
This is an informal group run by the Dove Centre in partnership with North Argyll Carers Centre which meets on the second Tuesday of every month 2-3.30pm. The group offers friendship and support with the chance to talk and discuss worries and concerns. Some of our sessions include presentations by invited speakers, such as Parkinson’s UK representatives or health care professionals. Refreshments are provided by the Dove Centre.
For more information about Parkinson’s UK please follow the link to their website.https://www.parkinsons.org.uk
Headway is a group run by Headway Highland at the Dove Centre the second Wednesday of the month between 12-2pm and aims to support adults with an acquired brain injury their families and carers. The focus of the support group is to provide a warm, relaxed, and friendly environment where we may discuss a topic related to brain injury, for example brain fatigue. Occasionally, a guest speaker is invited along.
For more information about Headway Highland please follow the link to their website. http://www.headwayhighland.org.uk
Blind Vision Oban is a support group for the visually impaired and blind community in the Oban area. The group is designed to provide support for anyone with any level of sight loss and is run by a team of local visually impaired people.
The group meets every second month (odd number), Wednesday mornings between 10.30-12pm. We have visiting speakers, updates on latest technology to assist in daily lives and a social get together over tea and cake.
You can follow us on Facebook at Blind Vision Oban.