Advice & Information

Worrying about debts, struggling to claim benefits, having difficulties finding services, feeling anxious about side effects of medication, these are all situations that can add to the difficulties that people with mental health problems can encounter. This section details organisations that aim to help resolve these problems.

Stockport Direct Centre

Address: Fred Perry House, Edward Street, Stockport SK1 3UR
Phone: 0845 644 4307
E-mail: stockportdirect@stockport.gov.uk
Website: http://www.stockport.gov.uk
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8.30am-5.00pm
Referral: No
Comment: The Stockport Direct Centre in the town centre provides face-to-face access for customers, offering advice and information on a variety of Council services. Stockport Direct also operates from 12 local centres around Stockport, the majority of which are located in libraries, where people can get advice on Council services, benefits, tax credits, consumer problems, money matters, health issues, and housing problems.

FLAG (For Local Advice and Guidance)

Address: 39 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1LZ
Phone: 0161 474 1042
E-mail: info@stockportflag.org.uk
Website: http://www.stockportflag.org.uk , http://www.mycaremychoice.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Phone Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Referral: No
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.

Heald Green Advice

Address: Heald Green Library, Finney Lane, Heald Green, Stockport SK8 3JB
Phone: 0845 644 4307
E-mail: healdgreen.localcentre@stockport.gov.uk
Website: http://www.stockport.gov.uk
Office Hours: Tuesday 9am – 12pm drop-in; 1.30pm – 5pm appointments only Thursday 9.30-12 appointments only.
Referral: No