Team Encephalitis Support Volunteers are people who have personal experience of encephalitis, either directly affected or as a family member/carer or friend. They have completed the Society's Support Volunteer Training which includes a DBS check and Safeguarding training, to provide information and a listening ear to people affected by encephalitis and their families.

If you would like to get in touch with one of our Support Volunteers please contact Laura, Volunteer Manager -[email protected]

Volunteer-led regional Virtual Gatherings 

A number of our trained Support Volunteers also hold regular regional virtual gatherings on Zoom. These are a fantastic way to meet and connect with other members of the Society in your area who have been directly or indirectly affected by encephalitis.

We have the following set up so far this year:

Portsmouth - Saturday 20 March 
London - Saturday 27 March 

Saturday 20 March 

Northern Ireland
Saturday 10 April 
Saturday 8 May 
Saturday 12 June

Republic of Ireland
Saturday 27 March
Saturday 24 April 
Saturday 29 May

If you are interested in joining any of the above - or would like to set one up in your area in the UK - please email Laura, Volunteer Manager - [email protected]

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