Other services and contacts

Other services and contacts

Age UK Wirral
Promoting the welfare of older people and their perception in society. Information, advice and advocacy for older people.
The Devonshire Resource Centre
141 Park Road North
Birkenhead
Wirral CH41 0DD
Tel: 0151 653 4404
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/wirral/

Alzheimer’s Society – Wirral Branch
Providing information and support to those affected by any type of dementia. Training courses, drop-in cafes and memory singing group.
The Lauries Centre,
142 Claughton Road
Birkenhead
Wirral CH41 6EY
Telephone: 0151 650 5505
Fax: 0151 647 0257
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Carers Direct
Free confidential information and advice.
Tel: 0808 802 0202

Carers UK Advice Line
Tel: 0808 808 7777

Crossroads Care
Leading providers of support for carers and the people they care for. Helping to give carers a life of their own.
Cheshire West Wirral and Shropshire
Woodcourt Building
Riverside Park
Southwood Road
Bromborough, Wirral CH62 3QX
Tel: 0151 343 1960
Email: care@crossroadscaring.com
www.crossroadscaring.com

Get into Reading
To improve well-being, build community and extend reading pleasure.
Tel: 07973 247 707

Health Action areas
Health trainers and community health advisors for things like stopping smoking and weight management.
Tel: 0151 630 8383

Helplink Community Support
Community support charity in Wirral. Transport, befriending, clubs for elderly, vulnerable and disabled people across Wirral.
7a Thingwall Road
Irby, Wirral CH61 3UA
Tel: 0151 648 3322, 0151 648 4598
Email: helplink@btconnect.com

Hoylake Cottage
Day care and social activities.
Birkenhead Road
Hoylake, Wirral CH47 5AQ
Tel: 0151 632 3381
www.hoylakecottage.org.uk

Irish Community Care
A range of information, advice and outreach support services for the Irish and Irish Traveller communities including support around homelessness, welfare benefits, drug and alcohol dependency, poor physical and mental health, social and cultural isolation.
ICCM The Lauries Centre
142 Claughton Road
Birkenhead CH41 6EY
Tel: 0151 650 5440
Email: admin@iccm.org.uk
www.iccm.org.uk

Merseyside Society for Deaf People
Social work and technical support for people with hearing disabilities.
The Lauries Community Centre
142 Claughton Road
Birkenhead,
Wirral CH41 6EY
Tel: 0151 650 5500
Email: wirral@msdp.org.uk
www.msdp.org.uk

Multiple Sclerosis Society
The UK’s leading resource for information regarding MS.
Tel: 0808 800 8000
www.mssociety.org.uk

Parkinson’s Society
Provides support, resources and information for people with Parkinson’s disease
Tel: 0808 800 0303
Email:hello@parkinsons.org.uk
www.parkinsons.org.uk

Stroke Association Wirral
Information and support for people who have had a stroke and their carers.
Tel: 0151 625 6902
www.stroke.org.uk

Supporting People Team
Includes the Handyperson Service, the Home Improvement Agency and Supported Living – also financial help and advice.
Wallasey Town Hall
North Annexe
Brighton Street
Wallasey CH44 8ED
Tel: 0151 691 8090

Voluntary Community Action Wirral (VCAW)
Wirral’s network of voluntary and not for profit groups, services and organisations.
Birkenhead Fire Station
Exmouth Street
Birkenhead CH41 4NF
Tel: 0151 353 9700
www.vcawirral.org.uk

Welfare Rights Unit
Help and advice with benefit problems.
Tel: 0151 666 4570

WIRED
(Wirral Information and Resource for Equality and Disability)
Advocacy services.
Unit 7
Wirral Business Park
Arrowe Brook Road
Upton, Wirral CH49 1SX
Tel: 0151 670 1500
Email: contact@wired.me.uk
www.wired.me.uk

Wirral Carers Association
Independent forum run by and for carers.
Carers Helpline: 0151 670 0777

Wirral Carers c/o WIRED
(Wirral Information Resource for Equality and Disability)
Information, advice and support for all carers on Wirral. New to caring. Young carers. Parent carers. Working carers. Older carers. Life after caring.
Unit 7
Wirral Business Park
Arrowe Brook Road
Upton, Wirral CH49 1SX
Tel: 0151 670 1500
Email: info@wirralcarers.co.uk
www.wirralcarers.co.uk

Wirral Change
Black and racial minorities outreach service.
St Laurence’s School
St Laurence Drive
Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 3JD
Tel: 0151 649 8177
Email: info@wirralchange.org.uk
www.wirralchange.org.uk

Wirral Citizens Advice Bureau
Offers a comprehensive service of information, advice, advocacy and representation. The CAB works actively for change in the policies and practices of organisations that impact on the lives of their clients.
Tel: 0844 477 2121
www.wirralcab.org.uk

Wirral CVS
Wirral CVS is a registered charity supporting more than 700 other local charities and community groups and hundreds of individuals. The CVS helps community and voluntary organisations to work together and develop a stronger influence over local policies, benefitting everyone.
46 Hamilton Square
Birkenhead
Wirral CH41 5AR
Tel: 0151 647 5432
Email: admin@wirral.org.uk
www.wirralcvs.org.uk

Wirral LINk (Local Involvement Network)
Wirral LINk provides a chance for everyone to say what they think about their local health and social care services. It is independent, free to join and has the potential to change services for the better.
Birkenhead Fire Station
Exmouth Street
Birkenhead CH41 4NF
Tel: 0151 353 9700
www.linkwirral.org.uk

Wirral Multicultural Centre
Community support, interpretation, information and advice services for BME groups.
111 Conway Street
Birkenhead
Wirral CH41 4AF
Tel: 0151 666 4547
www.wmo.org.uk

Wirral Society for the Blind or Partially Sighted
Advocacy for people with a visual impairment.
Ashville Lodge Resource Centre
Ashville Road
Birkenhead CH41 8AU
Tel: 0151 652 8877
www.wirralsociety.org.uk