Adult Social Care
Information on all Adult Social Care Services.
Out of hours emergencies: 0161 718 2118 (Monday to Thursday, 4:30pm – 8:30am and Friday 4pm – 8:30am. 24 hour cover on Bank Holidays).
Children’s Social Care
Information on Children’s Social Care and Safeguarding.
Find out more: Visit the website or call the following numbers:
- If you’re a member of the public who has a concern about a child’s welfare, you should ring 0161 217 6028, and select option 1.
- If you’re a parent or carer seeking support for your child, you should ring 0161 217 6028, and select option 2.
- Out of hours emergencies: 0161 718 2118
Choosing and Purchasing Team
Help with Support Planning, managing all aspects of personal budgets and more.
Find out more: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 218 1953
START (Stockport Triage Assessment Referral Team)
If you’re aged 26 and over, the START Team offers a free and confidential service to help you access the alcohol and/or drug support and treatment that’s right for you.
Stockport Council Home Library Service
Free delivery of books, talking books, music and films to those who are unable to visit the library due to their age, disability or caring role.
Find out more: Email: email@example.com or call 0161 474 5600
Charitable and other services
Age UK Stockport
A free service offering confidential information & advice on a range of issues.
The UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia and those who care for them.
ARC (Arts for Recovery in the Community)
Arc works with people who are experiencing emotional or psychological distress to explore the arts, feel included and recognise their true potential.
Beacon Counselling Service
Fully trained counsellors supporting adults, young people and children in and around Stockport (and other areas).
Find out more: Visit the website or call 0161 440 0055
Beechwood Cancer Care
Providing psychological help and support to patient’s carers and family members who are affected by cancer or other life-limiting illness.
Citizens Advice Stockport
Free impartial, independent and confidential advice and information on a range of issues.
Find out more: Visit the website or call 0300 330 9073 (Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm) or 0161 850 5053 (7pm – 10pm, 7 days a week).
Information, advice and practical support for those with a disability or sensory loss.
Emotional Wellbeing Hub
The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides emotional wellbeing and mental health information, advice and guidance for anyone up to the age of 25 in Stockport.
Find out more: Call the Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Support Hub (MASSH) on 0161 217 6028. (Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 5pm and Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm).
A group providing information, support and services to people with a brain injury their families and carers.
Offering health and social care information, advice and signposting.
A mental health helpline and safe haven for any Stockport resident aged 18 and over. They can provide support to individuals, their carers or professionals who are struggling to cope, feel low, anxious or distressed.
Find out more: Download the poster, visit the website, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 549 9717 (during service hours) or call the crisis line on 0800 138 7276 which is available 24/7.
Parkinson’s UK (Stockport)
Providing information, support and activities to people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.
Samaritans of Stockport & District
Offering emotional support by telephone and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Supporting you to understand your rights and options and have a say in decisions that affect your health or social care.
Stockport Allergy Mamas
A group supporting mums (with a view to setting up a dad’s group) who have children and babies with allergies (which often coexist with asthma and eczema). The group was set up by two mums of young children with allergies.
Stockport Credit Union
A local not-for-profit financial cooperative offering savings accounts and affordable loans.
Stockport Car Scheme
Providing transport for Carers and people with poor mobility, to enable them to attend medical appointments and some social activities.
Stockport Dementia Care Training
Helping you to understand more about dementia and enhance your ability to support the person you care for.
Find out more: Email email@example.com or call 0161 716 4531
Stockport Healthy Minds
Offering support and treatment for a range of issues including low mood, stress, anxiety, panic attacks or difficulty sleeping.
Find out more: Visit the website or call 0161 716 5640
Stockport Talking Newsletter
The Stockport Talking Newsletter is a free service for the visually impaired providing audio recordings of local news on a memory stick. With a free player, plus a regular audio magazine.
Stockport TPA – The Prevention Alliance
A free, independent confidential advice service on all adult health & social care services in Stockport.
Stockport Women’s Centre
Providing advice and guidance to women from Stockport over the age of 18.
Viaduct Care Wellbeing and Self-care service
Offering telephone and online support for people over the age of 18 registered with a Stockport GP who require support with social issues. For example; housing, finance, long term health conditions like diabetes, support with low mood, anxiety or loneliness.
Extensive support for those who are blind, visually impaired, hard of hearing or have duel sensory loss.
Greater Manchester Bereavement Service
Greater Manchester Bereavement Service can help to find support for anyone in Greater Manchester that has been bereaved or affected by a death.
Find out more: Visit the website or call 0161 983 0902 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am – 5pm and Wednesdays from 9am – 8pm)
A 24/7 text service for Greater Manchester residents. It allows you to find and receive mental health support anytime day or night. You can simply and discreetly communicate with trained crisis volunteers by text message. They can offer support and provide signposting to other services that offer specialist support and ongoing help in your local area.
Find out more: Shout can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
Transport for Greater Manchester
Travel vouchers to improve travel opportunities for people of any age who are registered blind or with a permanent serious walking difficulty and cannot use ordinary buses.
Find out more: Visit the website or call 0161 244 1000