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St James Centre
344 Laird Street Birkenhead
CH41 7AL
Tel: 0151 522 7990
Fax: 0151 670 1600
Minicom: 0151 653 3230

Company No: 2997803
Charity No: 1060105

Practical Support

Support Groups for Carers:

Wirral Autistic Society (WAS) – 334 7510, e-mail: admin@wirral.autistic.org
Support for Carers for children with Autism
Where: Wirral Centre for Autism, Oak House (unit C), Tebay Road, Bromborough, CH62 2PA

Merseyside Autistic Childrens Society (MACS) - 07546233694
Support for Carers for children with Autism
Where: 334 New Chester Rd, Birkenhead Wirral CH42 1LE

Home Start - 0151 647 Free Info Line: 0800 068 6338
Support and Friendship for families
Where: 30 Argyle Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6AE
Contact:: Caron, Jamie or Seline

Wirral Mind
Support / Self Help Groups
A variety of Recovery and Support Groups aimed at reducing isolation and promoting self-esteem.
0151 512 2200 or 0151 639 1761

Active Allsports Clubs - 0151 653 1321  Email: staceyaddison@wirral.gov.uk
provides sport and other cultural activities for children and young people with disabilities (5 - 25 yrs)
Contact: Stacey Addison

WAADDSUP – ADHD/ADD support Group - Wirral
Location -  Albany Hall, Albany Road, Tranmere, Wirral
Times -  3rd Wednesday of each month, 6.30pm till 9.00pm
The group is informal. It is an opportunity to meet others who's lives are affected by ADHD / ADD, share information and gain support. Coffee and tea are provided. The group also has access to a library of books relevant to ADHD / ADD.

ADDISS (Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service)
07854 325653 - Gary Sendall, Group Leader 
Premier House 112 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7BJ
Telephone - 020 8952 2800
Email - info@addiss.co.uk
Website - www.addiss.co.uk

Family Tree   - 0151 488 7708 ext 3843
Carers of people with severe mental health problems, usually with symptoms of psychosis
When:  - 3rd Wednesday of each month 6.45 – 9 pm (occasionally varies, check before attending)
Where: – Group Room, The Stein Centre St Catherine’s Hospital Birkenhead
Contact information: Jan Williams (Occupational Therapist) and  Susan Walshe  (Social Worker)
Family Tree also offer other day and evening courses – please contact for up to date details

Wirral Alcohol Service Family and Friends Support Service  - 0151 647 4999
Support for people whose lives are affected by someone else’s drinking. Confidential discussions
When:  - appointments are made at a convenient time for you        
Where: – Wirral Alcohol Service, 25 Hamilton Square, Birkenhead
Contact information: Chris Mullins

C.A.F.F – The Quays – 0151 649 0138 07580597628
Is your life affected by someone’s use of drugs and or Alchohol?

Catholic Children’s Society - 0151 652 1281
Family Group members are able to access a range of activities including arts and crafts, healthy eating programmes.

Carers Soup and Support- 0151 625 3224
Information, advice and support for carers
When: First Thursday of every month
Where: West Kirby Methodist, Westbourne Road, CH48 4DQ
Time: 12:00- 14:00

Tomorrow’s Women Wirral
Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm
St Laurence’s School
14 Beckwith Street East,
CH41 3JE.
0151 647 7907- This is a place for all women who have had or are having difficulties or trauma in their life.

Women’s Enterprising breakthrough (WEB)
176 Corporation Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside. CH41 8JQ
0151 653 3771
The stresses of everyday life, coping with family, work, money worries and relationship issues can lead to loneliness, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and even fear.  Take part in one of our self-development courses, join us for a fun day out, or enjoy one of our nurturing holistic therapies such as aromatherapy massage.  Alternatively, you can simply use the entre to find a bit of space, sometime out and a listening ear.  

AiW Health Women's Group 0151 650 1530
The Group runs on Tuesdays between 11:30pm – 4:00pm at 66 Woodside Business, Shore Rd, Birkenhead (next door to the main Advocacy Office), and is facilitated by Lilian Baker.
The Women’s Group has been running since April 2008 and is open to any woman who experiences anxiety, stress or depression, or women who may feel a little ‘down’ and/or isolated.

Bebington Carers Group - 0151 608 4429
Information, advice and support for carers
When: third Tuesday of the month 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Where: Bebington Christ Church Community Centre, Kings Road, CH63

South Wirral Carers Group  - 07981 933 542, 0151 604 7272
Contact – Sue Davies advice and support for carers.


Helplink Support – 0151 648 3322
Support in the Community

Mencap Wirral – 0151 666 1829
Information and Support Contact : Gaynor Rowlands

Role On – 0151 645 6027
The support group for recent long term former carers across wirral.

Arch Initiative Relatives Support Group - 0151 647 8633
Mutual support from group and group support facilitated by counsellor and substance miss-use worker.
Our opening times are: Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm, and Wednesday 9am - 7pm. Appointments are available on other evenings by arrangement.
You can find us at: 23, Conway Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6PT.
Tel: 0151 647 8633 Email: info@archinitiatives.com

Alzheimers Society – 0151 650 5505

Wirral Office  Room 210   The Lauries Centre, 142 Claughton Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 6EY
Tel: 0151 650 5505

Age UK – 0151 653 4404
Devonshire Resource Centre, 141 Park Road North, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 0DD. Tel: 0151 653 4404  Fax: 0151 653 1975

Providing day care, lunch clubs, home support, support for carers, the bathing service and phonelink








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Updated April 2015