Support Groups

Gamblers Anonymous
Young group meets at 18:00 and older group meets at 21:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Iglesia El Pilar Calle Guillem de Castro nº 40-2b, 46008 Valencia.
Age Concern - Retirement homes
Spain has a long list of private homes for the elderly and infirm. Age Concern in the UK produces a leaflet called Retiring abroad. Apply in writing to: Age Concern Astral House 1268 London Road London, SW16 4ER or visit the website.
Costa Blanca Samaritans (CBS)
Volunteer organisation providing telephone emotional support to anyone in Spain in distress or with suicidal feelings. Volunteers and donations welcome. Open Monday to Friday evenings 20:00-00:00. Calls are confidential and numbers are not traced.
Medical Tele Alarm Service
This service is provided by the Red Cross for persons over 65 needing emergency support.
PSI Social Support Network
Support for those experiencing symptoms of prenatal or postpartum mood or anxiety disorder. Contact Salud Mental de la Mujer, Gran Via Marques del Turia 69-3, 46005 Valencia.
National Domestic Violence Helpline
Free and confidential helpline for victims of domestic violence in Spain. Information about existing domestic-violence related services and specialised legal consultancy is available.
Registered animal charity supporting the care and re-housing of abandoned animals and the education of people concerning animal welfare. Located at Calle Cervantes 26 Bajo, La Font dEn Carros 46717 Valencia. Helpline: 650 304 746