Find support near you

Shine is a national charity, supporting more than 11,000 people living in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 
For more information about support near you, including Shine networking events, services and online communities covering your area, select your region below.


Take the hassle out of your regular healthcare

As well as the option to join our FREE home delivery service, we support members’ health and wellbeing, from the complex challenges that hydrocephalus and spina bifida can bring, to wider health issues such as weight management and mental wellbeing.

To make an appointment to visit our specialist Health Hub, register for our FREE Shine Health Direct, or make an enquiry to our expert advisory service, click the button below.

Discover Shine Health

Join our community of members, families, friends and professionals

We are a highly active community of members, families, friends and professionals working together to support each other. We run a number of events across England, Wales and Northern Ireland for people to meet up, share advice and experiences, socialise and learn.

See what national events are taking place, or select your region to see what’s happening near you.

See upcoming national events

Winter Wonderwheels

Sunday 1st December 2019 - Dorney Lake, Eton, Windsor

A festive extravaganza and just the challenge to keep you motivated through the colder months! Feel Empowered!

Express your interest to join Team Shine!

Online groups

We offer a range of support groups to suit people of all ages. Whether you’re looking to meet up with people in person, or want to chat to someone online, we are there for you.

The support groups are only available to our Shine members, so sign up today!

Our regional and national Facebook support groups have hundreds of members. There's always someone online to chat, if you are struggling with a new diagnosis, or are just having a bad day.

Become a Shine member

FREE membership, join today!

As a member of the Shine family, you'll receive:

  • FREE access to national and regional support groups
  • Invitations to national and regional events
  • A network of friends and peers to help you
  • FREE help and advice from our trained specialists
  • A FREE copy of our twice yearly magazine, Together
  • Option to join our FREE home delivery service

Join the Shine family

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