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Support in your local area

These meetings offer the opportunity for continuing mutual support between bereaved families.

They also provide a means of learning what else is happening in the local area and of taking action if members wish to do so.

Victims who use our support services are encouraged to contact the Support Services Manager, Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email sally.howard@roadpeace.org if they have any concerns or issues.

RoadPeace currently has groups in the following areas. Use the tabs to learn more:

Gaining support after the awful aftermath of losing a loved one in a crash through those similarly affected has been a lifeline for our family. No one else seems to understand the pain and grief that engulfs you

Bereaved mother.

 

London

Our London support group meets bi-monthly on the second Wednesday of every other month.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Wednesday 12th January 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 9th March 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 11th May 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 13th July 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 14th September 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 9th November 2022 6.00-8.00pm

These meetings are facilitated by RoadPeace member Pam Coling and supported by Sally Howard (Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover) and Cynthia Barlow (RoadPeace Chair).

These meetings are being supported by MOPAC.

For injured victims, please see our National Injured Group page for meeting dates

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

Other local activities:
  • Roadside vigils
  • An annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims service held on Sunday 20th November 2022.

West Midlands

Our West Midlands group meets bi-monthly in Birmingham on the third Wednesday of every other month.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Wednesday 19th January 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 16th March 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 18th May 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 20th July 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 21st September 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 16th November 2022 6.00-8.00pm

Meetings are facilitated by RoadPeace members Steve Thompson (West Midlands Group Facilitator) and Lucy Harrison (Local Group Coordinator)

On alternate months, our West Midlands group will be hosting virtual coffee mornings on the second Sunday of the month.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Sunday 13th February 2022 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 10th April 2022 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 12th June 2022 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 14th August 2022 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 9th October 2022 10.00-11.00am
Sunday 11th December 2022 10.00-11.00am

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

Other local activities:
  • Ceremony of Remembrance on Saturday 13th August at the RoadPeace Wood, National Arboretum, Staffordshire
  • An annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims service held on Sunday 20th November 2022.

North West

Our North West group meets bi-monthly in Merseyside on the first Wednesday of every other month.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Wednesday 5th January 2022 7.30pm
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 7.30pm
Wednesday 4th May 2022 7.30pm
Wednesday 6th July 2022 7.30pm
Wednesday 7th September 2022 7.30pm
Wednesday 2nd November 2022 7.30pm

Meetings are held at the Merseyside Police Headquarters, Canning Place, Liverpool, L1 8JX and hosted by Pauline Fielding (North West Local group Coordinator) with representatives from Merseyside Police.

For security reasons we request attendees let us know their names and car registration if driving in advance. This can be done by phone or email.

The North West Group also hold support meetings for families bereaved by road crashes.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Friday 7th January 2022 1.00pm
Friday 4th February 2022 1.00pm
Friday 4th March 2022 1.00pm
Friday 1st April 2022 1.00pm
Friday 6th May 2022 1.00pm
Friday 10th June 2022 1.00pm
Friday 1st July 2022 1.00pm
Friday 5th August 2022 1.00pm
Friday 2nd September 2022 1.00pm
Friday 7th October 2022 1.00pm
Friday 4th November 2022 1.00pm
Friday 2nd December 2022 1.00pm

Meetings are held in the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT and facilitated by Pauline Fielding and Merlyn Kendall (Group Facilitator).

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

Other local activities:
  • An annual Ceremony of Remembrance held on 31st August at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
  • An annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims service held at St George’s Hall on Sunday 20th November 2022

South West

Our South West group meets monthly in Bristol. Meetings alternate between the second Saturday and the second Tuesday of the month.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Saturday 8th January 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 8th February 2022 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday 19th March 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 12th April 2022 6.00pm -8.00pm
Saturday 14th May 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 14th June 2022 6.00pm -8.00pm
Saturday 9th July 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 9th August 2022 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday 10th September 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 11th October 2022 6.00pm -8.00pm
Saturday 12th November 2022 10.00am -12.00pm
Tuesday 13th December 2022 6.00pm -8.00pm

Meetings are held at Metcalfes Solicitors, 46-48 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4LY and facilitated by RoadPeace South West Local Group Coordinator Kate Uzzell.

For further information and if you would like to attend a meeting please contact Kate at kate.uzzellk@gmail.com.

North East

To find out more about our North East group and for meeting dates please contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

Scotland

To find out more about our Scotland group and for meeting dates please contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

East Midlands

Our East Midlands support group meets bi-monthly on the third Tuesday.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Tuesday 15th February 2022 6.30-8.30pm
Tuesday 24th April 2022 – a guided hike led by group coordinator 10:30 am
Tuesday 28th June 2022 6.30-8.30pm
Tuesday 16th August 2022 6.30-8.30pm
Tuesday 18th October 2022 6.30-8.30pm
Tuesday 20th December 2022 6.30-8.30pm

These meetings are facilitated by RoadPeace member Iris Yee (East Midlands Local Group Coordinator).

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

South Wales

To find out more about our South Wales group and for meeting dates please contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

West Mercia

Our West Mercia support group for bereaved families meets bi-monthly on the last Wednesday.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Wednesday 26th January 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Monday 4th April 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 25th May 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 27th July 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Monday 22nd August 2022 7.00-8.00pm
Thursday 29th September 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Monday 24th October 2022 7.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 30th November 30th 6.00-8.00pm
Monday 19th December 2022 7.00-8.00pm

 

These meetings are being supported by West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner.

For injured victims, please see our National Injured Group page for meeting dates

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

North Yorkshire

Our Yorkshire support group for bereaved families meets bi-monthly on the last Tuesday .

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Tuesday 22nd February 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Tuesday 26th April 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 20th July 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Tuesday 30th August 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Tuesday 25th October 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Tuesday 27th December 2022 6.00-8.00pm

These meetings are being supported by Local Group Coordinator, Jane Fascia.

For injured victims, please see our National Injured Group page for meeting dates

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.

National Injured Group

We have recently combined our regional injured groups into one national support group that can be attended online. The group meets bi-monthly on the last Wednesday of the Month.

Due to current restrictions, all meetings will be held online using Zoom.

Meeting dates for 2022
Day Date Time
Wednesday 27th April 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 29th June 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 31st August 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 26th October 2022 6.00-8.00pm
Wednesday 28th December 2022 6.00-8.00pm

These meetings are being facilitated by Angela McShane.

For further information contact our Support Services Manager (Interim Maternity Cover), Sally Howard on 020 7733 1603 or email helpline@roadpeace.org.