General Information & Advice

Stockport Interpreting Unit (part of the Ethnic Diversity Service)

Address: Bann Street, Stockport. SK3 0EX
Phone: 0161 477 9000
Fax: 0161 480 1848
E-mail: eds.admin@stockport.gov.uk
Website: http://www.stockport.gov.uk
Contact Name: Stephanie Longson (head of service), Kate Richards (team leader)
Comment: The Unit can provide an interpreter if you need to speak to someone from: Stockport Council (such as a teacher, Social Services), Stockport Homes, Stockport Primary Care Trust (such as a doctor, health visitor), Stockport NHS Trust (such as a doctor in hospital, consultant) or Voluntary organisations. Services provided are interpreting, translation and proofreading, there are charges for the service, please contact for prices.

 

Job Centre Plus (part of Dept. of Work and Pensions)

Address: Job Centre Plus, Heron House, Wellington Street, Stockport, SK1 3BE
Phone: Heron House:0845 604 3719 General Benefit Enquiries:0845 608 8526, Social Fund Enquiries: 0845 608 8510, New Claims to Benefits: 0800 055 6688
Website: http://www.direct.gov.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 – 5.00pm
Comment: Able to advise people on what benefits they can claim and chase up claim. Can ring or drop-in