Voluntary Services Directory

The Voluntary Services Directory provides information on local services available to support stroke survivors and their families. These services are generally provided by the voluntary sector or local authorities and enhance, complement or follow on from care provided by the NHS.

Availability of services may vary in different areas. Some services may be apply to certain disease groups, or be generic and be relevant for all. Select “Generic” in the Specialties section if you want to include services that are not disease specific.

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Alzheimer's Society

We have worked closely with the Stroke Association and the link between stroke and vascular dementia. We have services in all 10 Boroughs of Greater Manchester.
We are there to offer people with a diagnosis of any type of dementia including vascular dementia. We have support services across the 10 Boroughs of Greater Manchester.
These include one to one support, advice and information. We also facilitate very popular 'Singing for the Brain' groups and various peer support groups.

Organisation Address

Lansdowne House
85 Buxton Road
Stockport

SK2 6LR

Telephone No

0161 477 6999

Web Address

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Email

stockport@alzheimers.org.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for times of various activities & support

Referral Type

Self, GP, Other

Alzheimer's Society

Support for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia - activity groups, befriending, support & information.

Organisation Address

1st Floor Wigan Investment Centre
Waterside Drive
Wigan
WN3 5BA

Telephone No

01942 247 837

Web Address

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Email

r.march@alzheimers.org.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for times of various schemes & services

Referral Type

Self

Alzheimer's Society Services

Support for people and carers suffering or looking for people and carers suffering or looking after someone with dementia.

Organisation Address

N/A
N/A

Telephone No

0300 222 11 22

Web Address

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Opening Hours

Contact for times of various schemes & services

Referral Type

Self

ASAM (Abstinence Support and Maintenance)

We use the SMART Recovery Plan within the group to support individuals before, during and after alcohol or drug detox. We provide a friendly, safe and positive environment for people with addiction and mental health problems.

Organisation Address

Hanover House
Hanover Street
Bolton
BL1 4TG

Telephone No

01204 527200

Web Address

http://mhist.co.uk/joomla30/index.php

Email

help@mhist.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Other

Asian Elders Resource Centre

We are a day care centre for elderly Asian people. We provide health promotion, activities, bathing facilities and meals.

Organisation Address

61 Northfield Street
Bolton
BL3 5JH

Telephone No

01204 651123

Web Address

http://www.aercbolton.co.uk/page/737-welcome.aspx

Email

email@aercbolton.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self, Other

Audiology

Offer assessment and rehabilitation for individuals experiencing hearing defects. This may, or may not, include issue of a hearing aid.

Organisation Address

Pendleton Gateway
1 Broadwalk
Salford
M6 5FX

Telephone No

0161 211 7450

Web Address

http://www.srft.nhs.uk/

Email

audiology@srft.nhs.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self