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ADAS Alcohol and Drugs Abstinence Service - 0161 476 6466

AFTER ADOPTION - 0161 839 4930

ALANON AND ALATEEN (for friends and families of alcoholics) - 0161 343 2737

ALCOHOL INFORMATION CENTRE - 0161 834 9777 or Sale 0161 976 3366

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - 0161 236 6569

ALLERGY ADVISORY CENTRE - 01254 823183

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE SOCIETY - 0161 274 4918 /0161 483 6639 (24 -hr answerphone)

ASTHMA HELPLINE - 0845 7010203

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER - Caron on 0161 612 0032


BEACON COUNSELLING SERVICE - 0161 440 0055

BEREAVEMENT FORUM - 0161 371 8860

BRITISH PREGANCY ADVISORY SERVICE - 0161 236 7777

BRITISH THYROID FOUNDATION - 0161 440 8486


CALL (Cancer Aid & Listening Line) - 0161 835 2586 /0161 434 8668 /0161 480 5464

CALM Campaign Against Living Miserably - 0800 585858

cancerselfcare.com - Non-scary information, support, tips and advice for people living with cancer.

CARE SCHEME:

    Reddish - 0161 476 2812,

    Ollerton - 0161 477 8782,

    Gatley - 0161 428 7146

CENTRAL YOUTH - 0161 480 9600

checkabuse.co.uk Drug and alcohol abuse testing 0161 610 0927

CHILD BENEFIT ENQUIRY LINE - 08701 555540

CHILD DEATH HELPLINE - freephone 0800 282986

CHILD NATIONAL INFERTILITY SUPPORT NETWORK 01254 247779

CHILDLINE 0800 1111 (24 hours)

CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU:

    Atherton - 01942 873849

    Bolton - 01204 900200

    Bury - 0161 761 5355

    Cheadle - 0161 428 3153

    Eccles - 0161 789 1540

    Hazel Grove - 0161 456 3335

    Macclesfield - 01625 426303

    Marple - 0161 421 6023

    Prestwich - 0161 773 7835

    Salford - 0161 736 4983

    Stockport - 0161 480 3264 /0161 480 4219

    Stretford - 0161 912 5170

    Swinton - 0161 794 5028

    Worsley - 0161 790 5489

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS Advice to parents following a child death - 0117 953 9639

COSMETIC SURGERY ADVICE SERVICE - 0161 449 0438

COT DEATH HELPLINE - 020 7235 1721

CRUSE-Bereavement Care - 0161 236 8103


DASH (Drug Advice & Support in Hulme) - 0161 226 0202

DEBT ADVICE

DEPRESSIVES SELF HELP - 0161 480 7393

DIABETES CENTRE - 01204 522814

DIAL TRAFFORD (Disablement Information Advice Line) - 0161 865 5021 or 0161 864 2262.

DIDSBURY CARE GROUP - 0161 445 2711

DISABILITY STOCKPORT - 0161 480 7248

DNA Paternity testing

DRINKLINE - 0345 320202

DRUG ACTION CLINIC - 01200 445999

DRUGS AND SOLVENT HELP - 01254 677427

DRUGS HOTLINE - 0161 228 3276

MARK DURBAND COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY - 0161 610 0927. Mobile - 07946 732506

DYSLEXIA ACTION - 01625 530158

DYSPRAXIA TRUST - 0161 485 4806


EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION - 01603 621414

EDUCATION OTHERWISE (self-help group for home educators) - 0161 442 8723

EMERGENCY SERVICES: In emergency dial 999, otherwise

    police - 0161 872 5050,

    fire - 0161 471 3000,

    ambulance - 0161 231 1251,

    gas - emergencies 24 hr service - 0161 480 0101 or 0161 480 9722


FAMILY CONTACT LINE Free counselling service in Altrincham - 0161 941 4011

FAMILY CREDIT HELPLINE - 01253 500050

FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICE Manchester - 0161 798 8202

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES - 01706 222270

FPA, the sexual health and contraception helpline - 020 7837 4044


GAMBLING ADVICE

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS - 0161 976 5000

GEORGE HOUSE TRUST Emotional and practical support for those affected by HIV - 0161 839 4340 or 0161 274 4499

GINGERBREAD Support and advice for lone parents - 020 7240 0953

GREATER MANCHESTER FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICE - 0161 798 8202


HARPP (HIV Around Positive People) - 0161 237 3131

HEALTHWISE Confidential advice and someone to talk to for males and females aged 16 and under - 0800 665544

HOP (Holidays One Parent) - 0161 370 0337

HORIZONS Counselling and Psychotherapy 0161 610 0927


IMPOTENCE ASSOCIATION - 020 8767 7791

INFO LINE - 0161 429 7010

INTO HEALTH (free health information in Stockport town centre) - 0161 429 7010


JUNIPER TREE (support and info for families of problem drinkers) - 0161 431 5914


KOOTH (free online advice, counselling and coaching to the youth of Stockport) - 0845 330 7091


LEGAL AID - 0121 632 6541

LIFE PREGNANCY CARE - 0161 480 9045

LIFELINE MANCHESTER - (drugs advice) - 0161 839 2054


MAKING SPACE - 0161 480 7635

MANCHESTER & SALFORD CAESAREAN SUPPORT GROUP - 0161 688 5411

MANCHESTER CARERS CENTRE - 0161 835 2995

MANCHESTER CROSSROADS Support for people who care for a disabled person at home - 0161 445 9595.

MANCHESTER DEAF CENTRE - 0161 273 3415

MANCHESTER LESBIAN & GAY SWITCHBOARD - 0161 274 3999

MANCHESTER ONE-PARENT FAMILY ADVICE CENTRE - 0161 248 6739

MANCHESTER RAPE CRISIS - 0161 834 8784

MANIC DEPRESSION FELLOWSHIP - 0161 953 4105

MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE Free practical nursing care at home, and specialist care at ten Centres across the UK - 0800 917 9426

MARRIAGE CARE (marriage guidance/relationship counselling service, with a centre in Stockport) - 0845 603 9216

MENCAP - 0161 431 3036 /0161 888 1200

MIND (Association for Mental Health) - 0161 953 4091 /0161 953 4006 /0161 429 0893

MISCARRIAGE ASSOCIATION - 01924 200799

MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION - 0161 434 8366 or 01204 852491. National Helpline - 08457 626262

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - 0161 427 7073


NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS - 01426 989195 (calls charged at local rate)

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PEOPLE ABUSED IN CHILDHOOD - 0800 085 3330

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ONE-PARENT FAMILIES - 020 7428 5400

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE DIVORCED AND SEPARATED - 0116 270 0595

NATIONAL DEBT LINE - 0121 359 8501

NATIONAL DRUGS HELPLINE 24 hour freephone - 0800 776600

NATIONAL FAMILY MEDIATION helping parents who live apart to stay close to their children - 0207 383 5993

NATIONAL MENINGITIS TRUST - 0345 538118 (24 hours)

NATIONAL MISSING PERSONS HELPLINE - 0500 700700

NEW DEAL FOR LONE PARENTS LINE - 0800 868868

NHS DIRECT 24-hour medical helpline - 0845 4647

NORTH AND SOUTH MANCHESTER COUNSELLING SERVICE free to people on a low income - 07659 879593 (calls charged at local rate)

NORTHWEST CENTRE FOR EATING DISORDERS - 0161 491 4935

NSPCC - 0161 223 2631 (local) 0800 800500 (24hr freephone)


OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - 0161 762 9348


PARENTLINE - 0808 800 2222

PARENTS' HELPLINE Advice, information and practical help for drug users and their families - 0800 716701.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SOCIETY - 0161 430 7170

PATERNITY TESTING - 0161 610 0927

PRAMS - 0161 477 0606

PREGNANCY ADVISORY SERVICE - 0161 228 1887


RELATE - 0161 442 2443 /0161 872 0303

RELATEEN (helping young people affected by the breakdown of their parents’ relationship) - 0161 442 2443

RELEASE - 020 7603 8654 (24 hrs)

RSPCA - 0870 5555 999 or for veterinary advice or animal treatment - 0161 737 6737


ST MARY'S SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE - 0161 276 6515 /0161 226 6515

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY TRACING SERVICE - 020 7383 2772

SAMARITANS - 0161 480 2222 or 0345 909090

SEXWISE Free confidential sex advice, contraception and someone to talk to for males and females aged 16 and under - 0800 282930

SIGNPOST STOCKPORT FOR CARERS - Information and support - 0161 456 2808 info line - 0161 456 0096

SOBS Counselling for survivors of bereavement by suicide - 0161 439 1296

SOCIAL SERVICES emergency out-of-hours 0161 480 0700

SPACE NW Help for schizophrenia sufferers and their families - 0925 571680

STILL BIRTH AND NEO NATAL DEATH SOCIETY - 020 7436 5881

STOCKPORT COMMUNITY ALCOHOL TEAM - 0161 474 0558

STOCKPORT COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICES - 0161 477 0246

STOCKPORT DEBT LINE - 0161 474 3088

STOCKPORT DISABILITY GROUP - 0161 480 7248

STOCKPORT DOWN'S SYNDROME GROUP - 0161 456 7475

STOCKPORT GINGERBREAD - 0161 430 7166 /0161 431 5891

STOCKPORT HELPLINE - 0161 474 0444

STOCKPORT ME GROUP - 0161 432 0390

STOCKPORT MIND - office hours 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. Answerphone - 0161 480 7393

STOCKPORT RING AND RIDE - (disabled and elderly transport) 0161 477 6698

STOCKPORT YOUNG DIABETICS - 01625 878175


TRAFFORD CARERS CENTRE - 0161 861 0101

TRAFFORD WOMEN’S AID - 0161 282 0097

TURNING POINT - 020 8567 1215


VICTIM SUPPORT - 0161 483 0884.


WOMEN’S AID NATIONAL HELPLINE - 0117 963 3542

WOMEN'S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE - 0161 839 8574


YOUNG DISABLED PEOPLE’S FORUM - 0161 273 8141 or 7870


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