Support & Advice Support Groups Hampshire Welcome to the Hampshire group What happens at the group? It is a relaxed and informal group, we meet for tea and a chat but we also have speakers come to talk to us about alopecia, and we sometimes go on walks. We do have social events between group meetings – please get in touch to find out more. Group dates: Date: Time: Location: Saturday 8th February 2020 2.30-4.30pm Oasis Academy, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill. SO16 8FA. Saturday 4th April 2020 2.30-4.30pm CANCELLED DUE TO CURRENT NEWS EVENTS. SEE HERE FOR MORE DETAILS Saturday 6th June 2020 2.30-4.30pm CANCELLED DUE TO CURRENT NEWS EVENTS. SEE HERE FOR MORE DETAILS Saturday 8th August 2020 2.30-4.30pm CANCELLED DUE TO CURRENT NEWS EVENTS. SEE HERE FOR MORE DETAILS Saturday 3rd October 2020 2.30-4.30pm Oasis Academy, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill. SO16 8FA. Saturday 5th December 2020 2.30-4.30pm Oasis Academy, Redbridge Lane, Lordshill. SO16 8FA. Please contact the group lead prior to attending a meeting so they can plan accordingly. Who can attend: This group is designed for any adult or young person living with or affected by alopecia from the ages of 15 and above. Please note that those age 15-17 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or over. If you have a child under 14 and are looking for support please contact the separate local teens group in Berkshire. Contact details: Claire RobinsonEmail: [email protected]Claire is happy to answer any questions about the group and provide a listening ear at a time arranged by email. Please be aware that any questions Claire is unable to answer will be sent on to staff at Alopecia UK.Support Group Leads are not professional counsellors but people who have personal experiences with alopecia and, along with member of the support group can help to give insight and advice on living and dealing with alopecia on a day to day basis. Please note that our Support Group Leads are volunteers and do this in their spare time, as such please allow up to a week for replies to emails Claire's link with alopecia: "I am a Full time Public Health Nurse, Mother to an adult daughter with Alopecia. Alopecia UK have been an enormous support to us in our journey and I wanted to be able to pass on our experiences and support to others." If you have any feedback on this support group please consider leaving it here.Alternatively if you have any Suggestions, Comments, Compliments or Complaints for the charity please do so here.