Community Services


Stockport Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team

Address: Mental Health Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE
Phone: 0161 419 4678
Office Hours: 24 hours 7 days
Phone Hours: 24 hours 7 days
Referral: Yes
Comment: Single point of entry service, referral only via care co-ordinator although are able to give advice over phone; specialist mental health service. Provide intensive home treatment to prevent hospital admission.

Stockport User-Friendly Forum (STUFF)

Address: STUFF, c/o Medical Records, Oasis Building, Mental Health Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE
Phone: 0161 480 1010 ext 1099 ( Stepping Hill Hospital), 0161 474 7713 (Well Being Centre)                                                                                                                                                    Text: 07845 928227
Fax: 0161 474 7040
Contact Name: Bartlomiej Sporyszkiewicz
Office Hours: Weds 1.30pm-4.30pm Stuff Office, Mental Health Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital. Monthly wellbeing  2nd Mon each month 6-8pm at Disabillity Hospital, 21 High Street, Sockport SK1 1EG
Referral: No
Comment: Run by service users for service users, STUFF aims to combat stigma and give mental health service users a stronger voice in Stockport. Represents the interests of service users on a range of committees and encourage people to voice their opinions on mental health services. Offers support and companionship to service users. People who have had or are currently experiencing mental distress are encouraged to come along and have a “cuppa and a chat”, make new friends OR become more involved with influencing changes to mental health services. Involved with training and research connected to promoting well being and improved services for service users and carers.

Primary Care Mental Health Service

Address: Mental Health Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, SK2 7JE
Phone: 0161 419 4678
Fax: 0161 419 4775
Contact Name: Debbie Duke, Service Manager
Office Hours: 9am-5pm, weekdays
Phone Hours: 9am-5pm, weekdays
Referral: Yes
Comment: The access + liaison component of the PCMHS provides a single point of access into mental health services, it offers assessment for people and refers/signposts to most appropriate services. The liaison service assesses people in the emergency dept. and within the Acute trust following an incident of deliberate self harm. Accepts referrals from GP’s, police, other agencies and professionals and also self referrals.

Patient and Customer Services (was PALS service)

Address: Main Entrance, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove,Stockport, SK2 7JE
Phone: 0161 419 5678
Fax: 0161 419 5296
Minicom: 0161 419 5415
Contact Name: Julie Riley, Manager
Office Hours: Weekdays 8.30am-5pm
Phone Hours: Weekdays 8.30am-5pm
Comment: Provide professional advice, active support and information for people receiving services from Stockport NHS Trust. This is anyone using Stepping Hill, Cherry Tree,or The Meadows Hospitals, either as an in-patient or as an out-patient. The service is also for relatives, carers and staff members. They are able to actively listen to patients’ views and feedback these views to the Chief Executive and Trust Board. They are also the official complaints department for Stockport NHS Trust. The service has access to interpreters and signers on request.