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.

Find out more: Visit the website, email [email protected] or call 0161 494 1253.

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.

Find out more: Visit the website, email [email protected] or call 07977 606 543.

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.

Find out more: Visit the website, email [email protected] or call 0161 480 8979.

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.

Find out more: Visit the website, email [email protected] or call 07786 101072.

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.

Find out more: Visit the website, email [email protected] or call 0161 475 6229.

Stockport SEND

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.

Find out more: Visit the website email [email protected] or visit the Facebook page.

National organisations

Carers Trust

An organisation working tirelessly to raise awareness of unpaid carers in the UK.

Visit the Carers Trust website

Contact Carers Trust for information and support

You can also find them on Facebook, TwitterYouTube and LinkedIn.


Carers UK

Both a supportive community and a movement for change.

Visit the Carers UK website

Contact Carers UK for information and support

You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Crossroads Together

Offering a range of services, they work across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Warrington, Merseyside, Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Visit the Crossroads website 

Contact Crossroads for information and support