Besides us at Signpost, there are a number of other organisations supporting carers, both in Stockport and nationally, that may be able to offer you support.
Carers for Adults with a Learning Disability (CALD)
What they do: They provide support for carers of people over the age of 18 with a learning disability.
Mental Health Carers Group Stockport
What they do: They provide emotional support, information and guidance for people who care for or support loved ones or friends with a serious mental health condition.
Stockport Carers for Adults on the Autistic Spectrum
What they do: They are a self-help group providing support and social activities for carers of adults on the autistic spectrum.
Parents in Partnership Stockport (PiPS)
What they do: They empower parents and carers by building on their skills and increasing their knowledge of the education, health and care system.
Stockport & District Mind
What they do: They are an independent adult mental health charity supporting people in the Stockport area. Their Carers Support Service aims to support carers of adults who have a mental health problem or are experiencing emotional distress.
What they do: They are a parent run support group for families of children with educational needs and/or a disability and live in Stockport.
An organisation working tirelessly to raise awareness of unpaid carers in the UK.
Both a supportive community and a movement for change.
Offering a range of services, they work across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Warrington, Merseyside, Shropshire and Herefordshire.