Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

Harpurhey Depression Group

This group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with depression.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871


Finding Rainbows

Finding Rainbows is a registered charity within Tameside who support families who have sadly suffered the bereavement of a baby or child including early pregnancy loss.

Telephone: Natalie  07340 799 387 or Lisa  07557 648 154

Website: www.findingrainbows.co.uk

Email: [email protected]

Cruse Bereavement Care

Provides a nationwide service of bereavement counselling, advice, information and social contact.

Telephone: 01344 411919

National Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

SOBS exist to meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

Telephone: 0300 111 5065

Website: www.uksobs.org

Email: [email protected]


Tameside Carers Centre

Tameside Carers Centre provides free help and support to carers in Tameside. They provide information, advice, support and advocacy.

Telephone: 0161 368 7722

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Website: www.tameside.gov.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: [email protected]

The Young Carers Project

The Young Carers Project is somewhere that young carers between 11 and 18 years of age can go to get advice and support and meet other young carers.

Telephone: 0161 368 7722

Website: www.tameside.gov.uk

Child Health

Mind: The Hive

The Hive is a safe space for children & young people to get involved in activities and have access to help for issues or problems in their lives.

Telephone: 0161 330 9223

Website: www.togmind.org

Email: [email protected]

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

SEND support children and young people (up to the age of 25)  who have special educational needs.

Telephone: 0161 342 3383

Email: [email protected]

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule

Community Groups

Tameside Armed Service Community

TASC is a group organise trips, events and commemoration events, as well as supporting those who are serving or have served.

Website: www.tamesideasc.org.uk

The Shed

The Shed is a fabulous resource that caters for men and women who might be at risk of loneliness or isolation, offering a safe, friendly and inclusive workshop, where men (and women on Fridays) come together to work, share ideas and experiences.

Telephone: 07561 833 071

Website: www.theshedtameside.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

Tameside Macmillan

Tameside Macmillan provide practical & emotional support to anyone affected by cancer.

Telephone: 0161 922 5644

Website: www.tamesidemacmillan.co.uk

Email: [email protected]

Women and their Families Centre

The ‘Women and their Families Centre’ is a community resource for all women who live in Tameside.

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Domestic Abuse

The Hideout

Women’s Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you.

Website: www.thehideout.org.uk


Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, we’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Telephone: 0800 11 11 

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Men’s Aid

Men’s Aid help provide practical advice and support to men who have been abused.

Telephone: 0333 567 0556

Website: www.mensaid.co.uk

Email: [email protected]

Women’s Aid

Women are the overwhelming majority of victims of domestic abuse. Women’s Aid supports women who have suffered domestic abuse and violence.

Telephone: 0117 944 4411

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

End the Fear

End the Fear encourage victims of domestic and sexual violence in Greater Manchester to find the courage to come forward and seek support and help.

Website: www.endthefear.co.uk

Telephone: 0161 636 7525

Jigsaw Support

Jigsaw Support brings together support services from across the Jigsaw Group including: Motiv8, Inspire, homelessness and housing advice services, Housing First, complex families, domestic abuse support, employment support projects and agency managed properties.

Telephone: 0300 111 1212

Website: www.support.jigsawhomes.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

Victim Support

As an independent charity, Victim Support work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve.

Telephone: 0808 168 9111

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

My Recovery Tameside

My Recovery Tameside is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults, families, carers and affected others in Tameside.

Telephone: 0161 672 9420

Email: [email protected]

One You Days Off – Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: [email protected]

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Manchester Social Anxiety Group

This group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with social anxiety.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871

Minds Matter

Minds Matter helps with everyday issues that affect your mental wellbeing.

They have a team of Mental Wellbeing Practitioners, Peer Support Workers and Counsellors who can help you to manage and overcome your difficulties.

Telephone: 0161 470 6100

Minds Matter Drop in’s timetable

Minds Matter Leaflet

Harpurhey Depression Group

This group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with depression.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: kooth.com


Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: [email protected]

Tameside and Glossop Healthy Minds

Healthy Minds is for over 16s, who have a GP in Tameside or Glossop. They offer support and treatment for those experiencing difficulty sleeping, low mood, depression, stress, worry, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks.

They can also help those dealing with the effects of a long-term health problem or chronic pain, post-natal depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or phobias.

You can refer yourself via their website.

Telephone0161 716 4242

Website: www.penninecare.nhs.uk/healthymindstameside

Home Start

Home-Start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside (HOST) support parents, children and families who are struggling with challenging times such as  post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems, bereavement.

Telephone:  0161 344 0669

Website: www.home-starthost.org.uk

Email: [email protected] 

Stockport eTherapy Service

If you are struggling to cope with anxiety, depression, panic or sleep-related problems, you can access quick and confidential support through our range of online, interactive eTherapy programmes.

Telephone: 0161 480 2020


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: [email protected]


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0161 330 9223

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

Elderly Care

131 Club

Our 131 Club is a great place to meet people, eat a home-cooked, two-course meal, get involved in fun and interesting activities.

Telephone: 0161 308 5000

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Email: [email protected]


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: [email protected]

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 470 8090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk


Health Visitors

The Health Visiting Service works to keep your child and family healthy, and provide advice and support to parents and carers, from the later stages of pregnancy until you child reaches school age.

Website: www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: Google Play: Baby Buddy

Download from: iTunes: Baby Buddy


BabyCentre® — the #1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource — reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in 9 different languages. We reach 8 in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Website: www.babycentre.co.uk

Download from: Google Play: BabyCentre

Download from: iTunes: BabyCentre

Tameside and Glossop Maternity Services

Delivering babies in Tameside and Glossop for over 40 years, the Maternity Unit has an excellent reputation and their results speak for themselves.

Website: www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk

Bumps & Breastfeeding

Our friendly Breastfeeding Peer Supporters are available for information, support or just a chat!

Please note this group runs Term-Time only.

Telephone: 0161 342 2255

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Sexual Health


Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

Be Well Tameside

‘Be Well Tameside’ can offer you one to one appointments, help developing a personalised plan, regular contact and support to achieve your goals, practical tips and more.

Telephone: 0161 716 2000

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com

Email: [email protected]

Stop Smoking Treatments

If you want to stop smoking, several different treatments are available from shops, pharmacies and on prescription to help you beat your addiction and reduce withdrawal symptoms.

Website: NHS: Stop Smoking Treatments

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk


Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/uk