DIRECTORY RESOURCES

Adult Social Care - Stoke City Council

  • 0800 561 0015

Age UK

Age UK North Staffordshire works with and for older people in the region, offering a wide range of tailored, quality services and activities.

Approach

Approach provides services to meet the needs of older people with dementia or mental health needs along with adults who are socially disadvantaged. They work mainly in North Staffordshire and the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Services include:

  • Specialist day care groups
  • Men in Sheds day care groups
  • Dementia advisers
  • 1:1 day opportunities support
  • Carers cafés
  • Training services

Beat The Cold

Provide advice, information and make referrals to help households achieve affordable warmth at home for health and comfort.

Citizen's Advice Bureau

Offer advice on a range of subjects, specialising in problems with social security benefits, personal debt, or housing; employment disputes and immigration issues. They also offer specialist help to the victims of crime.

Disability Solutions

They have a number of different services which try to help people with health, well-being, volunteering and benefit related issues, from form filling to tribunal level.

Lifeline Alarm Service

Meals on Wheels

  • 0800 561 0015

North Staffs Carers

Provide free services for unpaid carers in North Staffordshire including:

  • a dedicated carers centre
  • information and advice
  • emotional support
  • practical help
  • break opportunities and social activities
  • support to access benefits and grants

Revival Home Improvements Agency

We are a not-for-profit agency that helps vulnerable people maintain their health and independence and be warm, safe and supported in their homes.

We are part of the Staffordshire Housing Group and our services are supported and funded by local councils and a range of other agencies.

Services include:

  • low-cost handyman
  • home from hospital
  • decorating and gardening
  • adaptations
  • repairs management
  • falls prevention checks and safety measures
  • fire prevention checks
  • befriending service
  • home option advice

RVS Staffordshire

Hold local events for older people.

Staffs Fire & Rescue

  • 0800 0241999

Free home fire risk check

Trading Standards

  • 01782 232065

Act on behalf of consumers and businesses to advise on, and enforce, laws that govern the way goods and services are bought, sold and hired.

Make a CONNECTION >

If you know someone over 50 who struggles with social exclusion, search our community directory map for events, groups and services that can help nearby.

Make a DIFFERENCE >

There are many ways you can make a difference to older people who live near you, from volunteering to make phone calls to organising activities.

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