Peer Support

Peer support groups bring together people who have a shared experience with mental health in a safe and welcoming space.

Having the chance to speak to people who have been through similar experiences to you can be incredibly reassuring, provide a sense of belonging, and help you find the support that’s right for you.

At Oxfordshire Mind we provide over 50 free peer support groups across Oxfordshire. Each peer support group is different, so we’re sure there’s one that would fit your needs. It might be based in a specific location, be specifically for young people, or centre around an activity (such as art, sports, or cooking). 

How to join a peer support group

If you think you’d benefit from joining one of our peer support groups, please call our Information Line on 01865 247788 or email us

We’ll arrange an options session (by phone or in person), during which we’ll speak about what type of peer support group would be most useful for you, and decide next steps.

Take a look at the calendar at the end of this page to see when and where your next local peer support group is taking place.

Become a peer supporter

Do you think your experience of mental health issues could benefit others? If so, you may wish to consider becoming a peer support volunteer yourself.

Upcoming peer support groups

On the calendar below you can view upcoming peer support groups in your local area.

january, 2020

02jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

02jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

02jan5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

03jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

06jan10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

06jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

06jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

06jan10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

06jan12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

06jan1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

06jan1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

06jan2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

06jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

06jan2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

06jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

06jan2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

06jan2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

07jan10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

07jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

07jan10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

07jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

07jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

07jan1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

07jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

07jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

07jan2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

07jan2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

07jan3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

09jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

09jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

09jan5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

10jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

13jan10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

13jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

13jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

13jan10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

13jan12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

13jan1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

13jan1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

13jan2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

13jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

13jan2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

13jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

13jan2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

13jan2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

14jan10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

14jan10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

14jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

14jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

14jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

14jan1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

14jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

14jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

14jan2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

14jan2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

14jan3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

16jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

16jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

16jan5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

17jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

20jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

20jan10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

20jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

20jan10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

20jan12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

20jan1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

20jan1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

20jan2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

20jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

20jan2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

20jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

20jan2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

20jan2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

21jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

21jan10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

21jan10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

21jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

21jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

21jan1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

21jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

21jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

21jan2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

21jan2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

21jan3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

23jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

23jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

23jan5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

24jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

27jan10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

27jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

27jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

27jan10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

27jan12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

27jan1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

27jan1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

27jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

27jan2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

27jan2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

27jan2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

27jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

27jan2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

28jan10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

28jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

28jan10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

28jan10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

28jan10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

28jan1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

28jan1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

28jan2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

28jan2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

28jan2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

28jan3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

30jan10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

30jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

30jan5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

31jan2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester


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