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Community groups

A community group is normally run by people who live in your local community and tries to help, support or provide entertainment.

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Active Living Centres - Age UK Plymouth

Age UK Plymouth have two Active Living Centres in the Plymouth; both offer a friendly, warm and supportive environment to engage in activities, socialise and meet new friends.

Borrow Don't Buy - Plymouth's Library of Things

Borrow Don't Buy is a Library of Things based in Plymouth. A Library of Things is a place where you can borrow items that you need to use, but might not need to own.

British Dyslexia Association

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has been the voice of dyslexic people since 1972. We are a membership organisation working to achieve a dyslexia-friendly society for all.

Chinese Lantern Project

We help Chinese people living in UK who find it hard to get help because of language or cultural barriers.

Courtlands School Parent Support Group

We are a support group for parents and meet every Wednesday from 10am to 11.30am. During this time we often have a guest speaker to talk to the group. There is even coffee!

Crownhill Family Centre

Crownhill Community Centre is situated next to Tavistock Road, central to Plymouth. The centre aims to provide a warm and friendly welcome to all service personnel, their families and local non-service families, whether they attend a daytime user group such as a coffee morning, parent and toddler group or a social function.

Devon and Cornwall Chinese Association

The Devon and Cornwall Chinese Association is a non-political, non-religious organisation formed to serve and represent the interests of those members of the Chinese community who recognise a common set of needs and wish to take positive action to achieve these aspirations.

Devon and Cornwall Tamil Sangam

We are originally from Sri Lanka and South India, our first language is Tamil and we are a non-profit organisation.

Devon Lions Football Club

Homophobia is still prevalent in male dominated team sports like football and it can be quite intimidating for LGBT people. The reason for starting the club was to provide gay men and women in throughout Devon with an opportunity to play football in a non-judgemental and friendly environment. At the same time, we're keen to use the football club as a springboard to challenge homophobic attitudes.

Devon Social Group

Since 1997 our social enterprise has helped many thousands of people make friends and enjoy a better social life. Have fun, meet people, make friends, enjoy a great social life.

Diabetes UK South West

Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition. Diabetes UK South West works to raise awareness of diabetes so that people can understand and know how to care for their condition. It enables people across the South West to have a voice which can inform local service delivery of diabetes care and support raising vital funds into the causes of diabetes.

Disability Football Plymouth Argyle

As part of the Every Player Counts programme funded by Wembley National Stadium Trust, we provide courses and programmes for a wide range of disabilities. Through the project, we aim to improve accessibility, barriers to participation and provide fun, progressive and some competitive programmes for people with disabilities.

Down's Syndrome - Plymouth and Area Support Group

Down's syndrome is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome in a baby's cells. In the majority of cases, Down's syndrome is not an inherited condition. Down's syndrome usually occurs because of a chance happening at the time of conception. Children and adults with Down's syndrome are all unique individuals with their own personalities, family backgrounds and preferences that make them who they are.

Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia is a lifelong condition affecting gross and fine motor coordination in adults and children. Many may experience difficulties with organisational skills, memory, processing speed and, in some cases, speech. The Dyspraxia Foundation is committed to making the teaching and medical professions more aware of dyspraxia; and to spread understanding of how those who have the condition can be helped. The Foundation seeks every opportunity to increase understanding of Dyspraxia.

Eat that Frog

Eat That Frog is a Community Interest Company and we help people unlock their potential to contribute to the local community. Eat That Frog work with employers and other partner organisations to develop sustainable employment opportunities, and help people to develop new skills and gain paid employment.

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