We are extremely grateful for the support of our volunteers – please read more about how you can help!
Support from Signpost If you are LGBTQ+ or care for someone who’s LGBTQ+ then you may feel you have some particular challenges as a carer. You may worry about discrimination or people not understanding your situation. You may face similar challenges if the person you care for is part of the LGBTQ+ community. However, there is […]
Many local organisations care about supporting carers in Stockport. These include: Stockport Advocacy, Healthwatch, NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust (mental health services), Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust (Stepping Hill hospital and community health services) and Viaduct Care (representing all Stockport GPs).
Signpost Stockport for Carers was established in 1986 and is based at The Heatons Centre in Heaton Moor Village. We manage and maintain the beautiful and historic Heatons Centre building, leasing offices to other voluntary sector organisations. There are two large conference rooms and other meeting rooms for hire which help generate a small income for […]
If you’re a young carer living in Stockport, we really hope that you will contact our team to find out how we can support you face to face. There are also other organisations that can offer online information and support so you might like to give these a try: Carers Trust NHS The Children’s Society […]
Working for Signpost means you can use your skills and passion to make a difference to the lives of thousands of carers in Stockport. We have a dedicated, passionate, and friendly workforce of approx. 20 people.
One of the hard things about being a young carer is that there isn’t always much time to have fun. All children and young people deserve opportunities to play, relax, spend time with friends, and enjoy themselves. Signpost runs special activity groups for the young carers that we support. These are a chance for young carers to get together and take part in […]