The Warrens Medical Centre

West Wirral Group Practice, Arrowe Park Road, Wirral, Merseyside, CH49 5PL

Social Isolation and Loneliness

HELP WHEN IT’S NEEDED!

A LIST OF USEFUL ORGANISATIONS, WEBSITES AND CONTACTS

Wirral Advocacy Hub

Website: https://communityactionwirral.org.uk/introducing-wirral-advocacy-hub/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0300 2000 083

 

Offers advice support and representation to people in Wirral with mental health problems

Age UK Wirral

Website:https://www.ageuk.org.uk/wirral/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 482 3456

 

Age UK Wirral provides advice, local services and support to make life easier for older people, including active activities, bathing, befriending and support for carers.

Wirral Carers

Website:http://www.wirralcarers.co.uk
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 670 0777

 

Information and advice for all carers of any age.

Campaign to End Loneliness

Website: https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/volunteer/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0203 865 3908

 

This nationwide organisation draws on research and information across the UK to offer ideas to both individuals and those working with older people.  New volunteers would be welcomed.

 

Carers support Group        

Website: www.carersuk.org
Tel: 0207 378 4999

 

This group offers carers mutual support and friendship to improve their wellbeing.

Carers Trust 

Website:www.carerstrust4all.org.uk/cheshire-west/-chester/-wirral
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0333 323 1990 (option 1, then option 3)

 

Provides information, advice and practical support for carers.

Children’s Centre Activities           

Pensby and Thingwall

Website: https://www.wirral.gov.uk/early-years-and-childcare/childrens-centres
E-mail:  [email protected]
Tel: 0151 666 4819

 

Local centres providing childcare, family support and a range of parent and toddler activities.

Children’s Trust Wirral

Website: https://www.wirral.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/childrens-social-care/childrens-trust-0

 

Brings together a range of partners that provide services for children.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Website: https://citizensadvicewirral.org.uk/
Tel: 0300 33 00 111

Helps people resolve legal, money, relationship, consumer and other problems by providing free, impartial and confidential information and advice.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) Advice Guide

Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk

 

Self-help website that has practice, reliable information that is continually renewed.

 

Community Action Wirral

Website: http://communityactionwirral.org.uk
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 343 9700

 

Community Action: Wirral promotes, supports, engages and involves the amazing work happening in and around Wirral communities.

Connexions

Website: www.thewirral.co.uk
Tel: 0151 471 6020

 

Connexions is a careers advice centre on Grange Road in Wirral.

Contact

Website: https://contact.org.uk/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0808 808 3555

 

A charity for families with disabled children.

Contact the Elderly

Website: http://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01925 728969

 

Contact the Elderly organises volunteer-led monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for older people.

Helplink

Irby, Wirral

Website: www.helplink.org.uk
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 648 3322

 

Providing transport, practical support and friendship for elderly and vulnerable people.

Home Start Wirral

Website: www.homestartwirral.co.uk
Tel: 0151 608 8288

 

Support and friendship for families, including breasting peer support.

 

Kylemore Community Centre        

Website: www.kylemore-community-centre.co.uk
Tel: 0151 342 2060

 

Community activities including club meetings, crafts classes and support groups.

 

Thingwall Recreation Centre

Website: www.thereccentre.co.uk
Email: [email protected]
Tel:  0151 648 4120

 

Community activities including bowls, chess, line dancing, crafts and martial arts

 

Lonsdale Trust

Wallasey

Website: www.thelonsdaletrustwallasey.co.uk
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 630 2076

 

Independent charity offerings quality day care and respite for elderly people and their carers.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk
Tel: 0808 808 0000

 

Whether you’re worried about money or practical issues, have questions about treatment or just want someone to listen

Merseyside Society for Deaf People

Website: www.msdp.org.uk
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 649 8194

 

Merseyside Society for Deaf People provide a guiding hand to support and promote independent living, and as an Ambassador for change that will allow Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing People to access the services they desire, without barriers to hinder their development and contribution to society.

Samaritans

Website: https://www.samaritans.org/
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 708 8888

 

Offers a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Stroke Assoc.Wirral

Website: www.stroke.org.uk
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 625 0945 / 0303 3033 100

 

To help you rebuild your life after stroke.  Stroke Assoc. offer a range of support services and groups, an online stroke support tool, and a dedicated helpline.

Teen Wirral

Website: www.teenwirral.com
Email: [email protected]

 

Offers support and services to teens

Wirral Carers Assoc.

Website: http://www.familycarers.org.uk/member/wirral-carers-association
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 0151 678 4499

 

To inform and involve carers on Wirral who either have, or are, caring for a Wirral resident who has any type of disability. Support and services offered.