Volunteer at one of our TALK Groups supporting people with Aphasia following a stroke / brain injury

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Supporting People with Aphasia after Stroke or Brain Injury

Registered Charity TALK Surrey CIO. No: 1176014


About TALK Surrey CIO

TALK is a small charity offering long-term communication and social support for people with Aphasia following a stroke or brain injury. TALK run 2 hour support groups in Ashford, Guildford, Knaphill and Walton during term time, where our members can practice all forms of communication, to the best of their ability.


Volunteers needed

Have you ever wondered what it could be like to suddenly not be able to communicate?

How isolating and frustrating it may be, and the impact it could have on your confidence?

Are you looking to make a real difference?

TALK Surrey is looking for volunteers to help support our members practice all forms of communication in a fun and social environment.


TALK groups have a wide range of activities, and are differently themed each week. Group topics may include Gardening, Sport, Current Affairs, Film and TV, Local History and much more-

Using these themes and topics, the activities include Group Discussions, Matching Words to Pictures, Memory Games, Spot the Difference, Quizzes, Word Searches, Drawing and Gesturing.


Social interaction and peer support is so important for people with Aphasia, and by becoming a volunteer at TALK Surrey, you are supporting and empowering them, and truly making a difference.


*No experience needed *Full training and ongoing support given*


If you are interested in this role, please click on the "Fill in an Application Form" button.

Mission Statement

At TALK, we support people with aphasia by:
  • Enabling you to practise all aspects of communication
  • Familiarising you with strategies to aid conversation
  • Helping you to rebuild confidence and self esteem
  • Encouraging you to become socially independent
  • Providing you with information, advice and ongoing support
  • Helping you to live positively with aphasia following stroke
  • Working closely with local speech therapists, the Stroke Association and other organisations supporting people with aphasia after stroke