You can contact us in the following ways:
Call in – Our main office, Dove House, 65 Union St, Stockport, SK1 3NP (the street on the opposite side of the A6 road to Stockport College) is open Monday-Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm, and Fridays 9.30am to 4.00pm (except bank holidays).
Telephone us – 0161 480 7393 and speak directly to a staff member or trained volunteer during opening hours. Out of those times there will be a recorded message. If you leave a contact number we will get back to you the next working day.
E-mail us – Complete the form on this page and an email will be sent to us. As we currently have very limited resources we may not be able to help you directly, unless you are a Stockport resident or registered with a Stockport GP and you have;
- Been in hospital in the last 12 months as result of mental ill health; and/or
- Received services from a Community Mental Health Team; the Home Treatment Team; the Early Intervention Team; or a Consultant Psychiatrist.
Our email address for enquiries is email@example.com
There is quite a lot of change going on in other organisations in Stockport and new ways of supporting people are being developed by the Council with a group of organisations called The Targeted Prevention Alliance, but for the moment organisations which might be able to help you are:
TPA (Targeted Prevention Alliance) on 0161 474 1042 This service will be able to offer advice and signpost you to the appropriate organisation to best suit your needs, or assign a key worker to work alongside you, enabling you to improve your wellbeing.
Welfare Rights on 0161 474 3093 if you need help with Benefits.
It is not uncommon for all of us to feel at some point in our lives that the pain we feel makes us begin to lose hope and think that the world would be a better place without us. If you feel distressed, and are contemplating serious self harm or feeling that there is nothing worth living for, there are people who can help you.
- talk to your GP
- dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E)
- get in touch with your local crisis home treatment team if you have one (For Stockport it is 0161 419 4678
- If you don’t feel in immediate danger of ending your life but are frightened by the thought that you might, you could:
- Talk to someone you trust about how you’re feeling (research shows that talking helps)
- Read the National Mind information about coping with suicidal feelings, which has some tips and links that you might find useful.
- If you’re finding it hard to find the words, you might want to speak to someone who is trained to listen or watch videos of what might help:
- Mind infoline 0300 123 3393 weekdays 9am – 6pm firstname.lastname@example.org
- Samaritans 08457 90 90 90 open 24 hours a day email@example.com
- HOPELineUK 0800 068 41 41, email: firstname.lastname@example.org , text: 07786 209697
- Saneline 0845 767 8000 (everyday 6pm-11pm)
Hate Crime Reporting Centre
We are now a third party reporting centre for Hate Crime. The ‘Hate crime reporting centres’ tab under ‘Useful information’ on this page now lists us amongst others in the region for this. For more information on Hate Crime, please click here.