The type of issues the service can support you with:
- Long Term Conditions such as asthma, obesity, diabetes, anxiety, hypertension
- Lifestyle e.g. diet, physical activity, weight management
- Social isolation
- Caring issues
Wellbeing & Self Care Service Leaflet
Below is a list of organisations offering support during Coronavirus pandemic.
Marple COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group - 0161 531 2230
Practical support putting people in touch with local delivery services or other services. They are currently using volunteers to help deliver prescriptions. Volunteers have all given proof of address and they also have a list of DBS checked volunteers.
(DBS checked volunteers have not been checked by Marple Covid 19 Mutual Aid Group)
Marple COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group Leaflet
Support for Extremely Vulnerable from Gov.uk
Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food.
Stockport Council – Coronavirus Helpline – 0161 217 6046
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 4pm
The helpline will provide advice and tell you how you can access support. You can call the helpline if do not have a network of family and friends you can call upon for support, particularly if:
- you are over the age of 70 and you are self-isolating
- you have received a letter from the NHS advising you are high risk and should stay at home
- you are medically vulnerable according to the government criteria and should stay at home.
Call handlers will be able to provide advice about how you can access local support.
DWP Stockport Job Centres
All Job Centres are closed. Customers can contact case managers/ work coaches through their journal or alternatively for urgent queries can contact:
0161 429 2193 / 2214 / 2409 / 2046
For foodbank enquiries - 0161 429 2166
Age UK Stockport
We are dealing with a high number of calls, but if you can’t get through please leave your name and number and we will get back to you. Please be patient, we are aiming to get back to people within 24 hours, even if the call is just a quick one to say we have heard you - we got your call - we have your number and we will be back further. We can be contacted by telephone on 0161 480 1211, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm or by email email@example.com
WIN & MHN
0161 470 1227 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are still able to be conducting phone support to newly referred/current & closed vulnerable clients. Also finding specialty help if available.
We have a small number of foodbank vouchers left for our clients.
Also offering essential shopping (& book/jigsaw donation drop off) only for clients with mobility issues & severe MH impairment without support (family, care or community).
TPA Stockport - 0161 474 1042
In response to the developing situation with COVID– 19 The Prevention Alliance have made some changes to the way we are working to protect both the people we work with, as well as our staff.
We will continue to work with anyone in Stockport who needs help and advice with the following –
• Health & Wellbeing
• Loneliness and befriending
• Housing circumstances
• Other services available in your area
Our specialist keyworkers are also available to offer support around domestic abuse.
If you would like to speak with one of our keyworkers, our TPA phone line 0161 474 1042 continues to be staffed Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:30.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) - 0300 330 9073
Information and advice available on their website
Disability Stockport - 0161 480 7248
Telephone support/appointments only, no groups, day centre closing for now.
Stockport MIND - 0161 480 7393
Telephone support/appointments only, no groups.
Offering support to adult carers and young carers over the phone.
Adult Carers Team - 0161 442 0442
Young Carers Team - 0161 947 4690*
*Because of COVID-19, you will hear an answer phone message directing you to ring one of the team on their work mobile and the number will be provided, this will change on different days. If you cannot get through to the young carers number-of-the-day please ring Katy on 07540 722371.
You can also email Young Carers via email@example.com or send an online enquiry by visiting https://www.signpostforcarers.org.uk/contact.
Samaritans - 116 123
Resources and help for all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call free on 116 123.
NHS Staff Support Line - 0300 131 7000
In the current climate of increasing pressures on our healthcare system, our NHS people potentially face significant stresses. A confidential staff support line, operated by the Samaritans and free to access from 7.00 am – 11.00 pm, seven days a week.
You can call for support, signposting and confidential listening. Alternatively, you can text FRONTLINE to 85258 for support 24/7 via text.
Still taking referrals telephone appointments only. Access via email or through website by completing referral form.
Manchester – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Manchester
Stockport – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: email@example.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Stockport
Cheshire – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.mytalkingtherapies.com/
Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: email@example.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/thinkingahead
Tameside and Glossop – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/mindsmatter/
eTherapy Salford and Trafford – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: email@example.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/etherapy