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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Boost Course via Stroke Association

8 weeks course to help boost confidence & manage condition.

Organisation Address

6th Floor ICC Building
New Radcliffe Street
Oldham
OL1 1NL

Telephone No

0161 621 3580

Web Address

https://www.stroke.org.uk/

Email

stephen.bowden@stroke.org.uk

Opening Hours

8 week course

Referral Type

Self

Boost Courses via Stroke Association

Boost course delivered in 6 weekly blocks to build up confidence in people. Referral via Stroke Association.

Organisation Address

Dewsnap Lane Clinic
Hyde
Cheshire
SK16 5AW

Telephone No

0161 330 4006

Web Address

https://www.stroke.org.uk/

Email

Joyce.booth@stroke.org.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Other

Brain Tumour Support

Brain Tumour Support is a Charity dedicated to supporting any person who has been affected by brain tumour, be that the Patient, Carer, Family or Friend. Each person requires different levels of emotional support and financial guidance so each Client’s contact with Brain Tumour Support depends on their needs and is individual to that person. Brain Tumour Support also have a Facebook Member’s Forum where people are able to access peer support.

Organisation Address

29a High Street
Thornbury
BS35 2AR

Telephone No

01454 422 701

Web Address

http://www.braintumoursupport.co.uk/

Email

support@braintumoursupport.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. Answer machine after hours.

Referral Type

Self

Breakthrough

Breakthrough UK aims to promote the independence and integration of disabled people into society.

Organisation Address

The Kevin Hyett Suite
Abraham Moss Centre
Crumpstall

M8 5UF

Telephone No

0161 234 3950

Web Address

http://www.breakthrough-uk.co.uk/

Email

admin@breakthrough-uk.co.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for details of various schemes & information

Referral Type

Self

British Heart foundation

Provides information & support about all types of heart disease and also preventative information on giving up smoking and making healthy life style choices in terms of nutrition, exercise etc Heart Helpline: 0300 330 3311

Organisation Address

Greater London House
180 Hampstead Road
London
NW1 7AW

Telephone No

0300 330 3311

Web Address

https://www.bhf.org.uk/

Email

supporterservices@bhf.org.uk

Opening Hours

Online information

Referral Type

Self

British Red Cross

First Aid, Emergency response covering Lancashire, Merseyside & Greater Manchester. Preparing for disasters, Finding missing family, Protecting people in conflict, Refugee support, Teaching resources, Health and social care such as independent living, health issues and social support overseas

Organisation Address

Pittman Court
Pittman Way
Preston
PR2 9ZG

Telephone No

01772 707300

Web Address

http://www.redcross.org.uk/

Email

information@redcross.org.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for times of various schemes & services

Referral Type

Self

Brush Strokes

Giving people confidence and therapy through art.

Organisation Address

Crescent Road Day Community Centre
23-25 Crescent Rd
Stockport
SK1 2QQ

Telephone No

0161 430 6313

Web Address

https://www.stroke.org.uk/

Email

lucyeyles@msn.com

Opening Hours

Mondays 13:30 - 15:30

Referral Type

Self

Bury Adult Care Complaints Comments and Compliments

We are committed to providing a good quality and fair service.  However, we sometimes make mistakes.  When this happens, it is important that you let us know.

Organisation Address

Ground Floor
Room 31
Town Hall
Knowsley Street
Bury
BL9 0SW

Telephone No

0161 253 5430

Web Address

http://www.bury.gov.uk/.../Adults

Email

l.c.carroll@bury.gov.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self