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.

march, 2020

02mar10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

02mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

02mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

02mar10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

02mar12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

02mar1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

02mar1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

02mar2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

02mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

02mar2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

02mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

02mar2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

02mar2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

03mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

03mar10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

03mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

03mar10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

03mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

03mar1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

03mar1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

03mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

03mar2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

03mar2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

03mar3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

05mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

05mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

05mar5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

06mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

09mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

09mar10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

09mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

09mar10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

09mar12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

09mar1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

09mar1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

09mar2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

09mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

09mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

09mar2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

09mar2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

09mar2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

10mar10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

10mar10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

10mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

10mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

10mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

10mar1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

10mar1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

10mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

10mar2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

10mar2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

10mar3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

12mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

12mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

12mar5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

13mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

16mar10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

16mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

16mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

16mar10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

16mar12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

16mar1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

16mar1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

16mar2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

16mar2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

16mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

16mar2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

16mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

16mar2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

17mar10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

17mar10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

17mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

17mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

17mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

17mar1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

17mar1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

17mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

17mar2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

17mar2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

17mar3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

19mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

19mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

19mar5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

20mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

23mar10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

23mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

23mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

23mar10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

23mar12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

23mar1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

23mar1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

23mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

23mar2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

23mar2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

23mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

23mar2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

23mar2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

24mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

24mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

24mar10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

24mar10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

24mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

24mar1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

24mar1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

24mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

24mar2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

24mar2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

24mar3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

26mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Banbury

26mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Banbury

26mar5:00 pm8:00 pmPSG Witney

27mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

30mar10:00 am12:00 amPSG Banbury

30mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

30mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

30mar10:45 am11:45 amSing-a-long group Oxford

30mar12:00 pm1:00 pmMembers Meeting Oxford

30mar1:30 pm3:00 pmBoard Games Oxford

30mar1:45 pm2:30 pmYoga (Chair based) Witney

30mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

30mar2:00 pm3:00 pmYoga Oxford

30mar2:00 pm3:30 pmReading Group Oxford

30mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPSG Bicester

30mar2:00 pm4:00 pmYoga Banbury

30mar2:30 pm3:15 pmYoga (Mat based) Witney

31mar10:00 am2:00 pmCafe and Open Peer Support Oxford

31mar10:00 am12:30 pmCreative Group Witney

31mar10:00 am12:30 pmPSG Witney

31mar10:00 am12:00 amWomen's Group Banbury

31mar10:30 am1:00 pmCommunity Kitchen Oxford

31mar1:00 pm3:00 pmPSG Music Group Abingdon

31mar1:00 pm4:00 pmSilver Smithing Oxford

31mar2:00 pm3:00 pmArt Group Oxford

31mar2:00 pm3:30 pmGet Into Reading Group Witney

31mar2:30 pm3:30 pmDiscussion Group Oxford

31mar3:00 pm4:30 pmUnusual Experiences Group Oxford

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