Friendship Groups

Town Break has been supporting people with dementia, their carers and families to help them to live within their communities in Stirling and District since 1992.

We feel that it is imperative that people with dementia are valued for the individuals that they are, and not seen only as sufferers of the disease. We always endeavour to maintain their skills, provide stimulating enjoyable activities and try to help them combat feelings of loneliness and isolation- and acknowledge that these feelings can also affect the person’s carer too.

Through our Day Club and Befriending services, we aim to support people with early to moderate stage dementia to feel that they are still a valued member of society within their local community. Town Break wants to support people with dementia so that they are able to continue to live within their own home for as long as possible. We also support their carer, if applicable, by providing them with advice and some respite time.

A Friendship Group is held on the second Wednesday of each month (except in August when it is held on the third Wednesday) at North Parish Church, Braehead, Stirling, from 1:30pm-3:30pm. A further session is held on the first Tuesday in the month at Killearn Village Hall from 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Friendship Groups help to provide companionship in a sociable atmosphere, and there will be different speakers and/or demonstrations each month as well as afternoon tea.

If you would like any further information, please contact us on 01786 641 841, or at