Support Groups

Monthly Peer Support Group

Face-to-face and online group sessions with an aim to meet other families and create a peer support network. Our peer support group meets on the last Tuesday of the month from 7.30 pm until 8.30 pm. Please keep an eye on our social media pages for any changes or updates, including location and timings.

Retford Peer Support Group

Face to face peer support group meeting at the Retford Children’s Centre. Come along for a chat, a brew, and meet others. Browse our library of support resources within a safe and supportive space. Starting on Thursday 2nd March 2023, this group meets on Thursdays from 10 am until 12 pm, and every 2 weeks thereafter. Please visit our Facebook page or contact us for further information.


Dads matter too! Founded in 2017 by our CEO Matt, our JOEL Dads group provides a safe space for dads to meet others with similar experiences. JOEL Dads meet regularly throughout the year with a focus on physical health and wellbeing. Support can be received from the JOEL Dads monthly online meeting or via the JOEL Dads private Facebook group, including news on events and meetings.

Monthly Walk and Talk Meetings

Our walk and talk meetings are a great way to feel less anxious and encourage deeper thinking through mood-improving physical activity. These sessions are for the whole family. We meet at various locations within the Worksop area, please see our events page for more information, including dates and locations