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Local Support Services For Mental Health and Wellbeing

Local Support Services For Mental Health and Wellbeing

This page provides some of the contacts that may be useful for people who need to access mental health services.

Directory of Useful Local Contacts

Name Address Telephone Number Other information
Access and Liaison Team The Conservatory
Mental Health Unit
Tameside Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
0L6 9RW
0161 716 3636 The team provide mental health assessments to individuals presenting with acute mental health needs in a variety of settings including the A and E department and medical wards following self harm, as well as offering same day urgent assessments if required. The team are also the single point of entry for access into secondary care mental health services and also provide a duty line service for unknown clients and professionals.
Accident and Emergency Tameside Hospital
Tameside Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 9RW
922 6248 Main hospital number: 922 6000
Addiction Dependency Solutions (ADS) Good Hope Mill
98 Bentink Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
0L6 7SS
0161 343 1133

ADS offer free and confidential alcohol treatment to individuals aged 19 or over living in the Tameside and Glossop area.

Their aim is to a) prevent and reduce alcohol related harm to individuals experiencing problematic and/or dependant drinking and b) to educate and empower individuals to manage their own addiction independently. They provide a wide range of psycho-social interventions on an individual or group work basis and liaise closely with external agencies to co-ordinate a holistic package of care and support.

Adult Learning Disabilities Clinical Psychology 1st Floor South
New Century House
Windmill Lane
Denton
M34 2GP
335 2748

Psychology service provided to adults with a learning disability living in Tameside and Glossop.
The work may be direct with clients and/or indirect work with paid and family carers and other professionals.

The team also work to raise awareness of learning disabilities and psychological therapies. All referrals accepted.

Advocacy (Cloverleaf) The Old Vicarage
Manchester Road
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL7 0BA
207 0767

Cloverleaf Advocacy service in Tameside offers independent one-to-one advocacy to adults for people with mental health needs, learning disabilities. physical or sensory impairment, people on the autistic spectrum, older people, and carers.

They also provide the Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service (IMHA) for the area.

Alcohol National Enhanced Service (NES) This service is provided within 10 G.P surgeries throughout Tameside and Glossop 343 1133
716 3200
This service provides advice and guidance to individuals wanting to reduce or abstain from drinking at a harmful/hazardous level. Support can be provided within any NES surgery near to home address. Referral can be made via own G.P or by contacting the numbers provided.
Art Therapy Team Haughton Mews
71-73 Stamford St East
Ashton-under-Lyne
0L6 6QQ
0161 716 3555 The team provides psychodynamic therapies which include: 1:1 psychotherapy, psychodynamic group work and ward based group work.
Autism Specialist Nurse
Ask for Holly
1st Floor South
New Century House
Progress Way
Windmill Lane
Denton
M34 2GP
0161 304 5364
0161 304 5860

Supports people with Autism and other Autistic Spectrum Conditions. The nurse works with individuals and carers to support their access to assessment and services and provides:

  • Advice and support to people with ASC and their carers
  • Advice and joint working with staff that support people with ASC
  • Training for staff and carers about ASC and supporting individuals with ASC
  • Joint working with the full range of health and social care professionals who are engaging with people with ASC
CAHSS Stockport and District Mind CAHSS Team
The Black Lion
41 Middle Hillgate
Stockport
SK1 3DG
0161 475 0174 CAHSS is a Crisis Accommodation and Home Support Service offered to residents of Stockport, Tameside and Glossop from the age of 16. The aim of the service is to assist people experiencing social crisis by providing early intervention and help such as: problem solving, psychological support, practical support such as seeking help from other agencies, complementary therapies, self help groups and short term accommodation. This enables people to regain control before matters escalate causing further mental distress and possible hospital admission.
Carers Centre 50 Warrington Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 7JX
0161 342 3344 Offers a wide range of information and support to carers.
Child and Family Therapy Service Springleigh Clinic
Waterloo Road
Stalybridge
SK15 2AU
0161 716 3600 Child and adolescent mental health service for children and young people aged 0-16 yrs.
Citizens Advice Bureau Ground Floor Office
Tameside Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6DL
0161 342 5005 Financial and legal advice.
Community Mental Health Team
North Sector
Haughton House
67 Stamford St East
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6QQ
0161 716 3500

The treatment and recovery teams provide care and support for adults of working age (up to 65 yrs) with a full range of mental health problems.

Team covers Ashton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Stalybridge, Mossley.

Community Mental Health Team
South Sector
Pennine Care
Foundation Trust
Globe Lane Industrial Estate
Outram Rd
Dukinfield
Cheshire
SK16 4XE
0161 716 3434
0161 716 3475

The treatment and recovery teams provide care and support for adults of working age (up to 65 yrs) with a full range of mental health problems.

Team covers Glossop, Mottram, Hollingworth Godley, Hattersley, Hyde, Gee Cross, Newton, Denton and Audenshaw.

CORA (Community Options for Remaining Active) The Carers Centre
50 Warrington Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6DL
0161 342 3344 The CORA Check and Support Service is a free, confidential, community based service. The CORA advisors provide information, advice, advocacy and support to help people remain healthy, active and well in their own home. Home visits are carried out by a team of trained CORA advisors, who will offer information on a range of local services to support individual need. The service is available to people aged 18+ living in Tameside who do not receive any help from Tameside Social Care and Health Department.
CVAT (Community and voluntary action Tameside) 131 Catherine Street
Ashton under Lyne
OL6 7AW
339 4985 Support voluntary, community and faith groups in Tameside and promote and support volunteering in the borough.
De-Caf Drop in Dementia Cafe Age UK
Katherine Street
Ashton-under-Lyne

Central Methodist Church
Chapel Street
Glossop

Victoria Park
Denton

0161 308 5004

0161 716 3400

0161 716 3400

Last Wednesday of the month
2:00pm – 4:00pm


2nd Wednesday of the month
11:00am – 1:00pm


1st Thursday of the month

Direct Payments Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6DL
342 3101

8.30 – 5.00 Monday – Wednesday
8.30 – 4.30 Thursday
9.30 – 4.00 Friday

Forensic and High Support - Low Secure Unit Prospects Place
Birch Hill Hospital
Birch Road
Wardle
Rochdale
OL12 9QB
0161 716 3787
0161 716 3798
0161 716 3784

Provides low secure recovery and social inclusion using principles of rehabilitation. People can contact the ward 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The service is for people living in the North West – inc Tameside and Glossop.

Glossop Mental Health Project 33 Charles Street
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DJ
01629 532 689 Provides a range of therapeutic and recreational group activities plus 1:1 support. Referral via single point of entry for Derbyshire residents only.
GLOSS C/O Glossop Mental Health Project 33 Charles Street
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DJ
01629 532 689 GLOSS is an independent, service user led, voluntary organisation with charitable status and its own constitution. The group offers a range of leisure, therapeutic activities and support services to people experiencing mental health problems.
Making Space
Tameside Community Recovery & Housing Support Service
Wilshaw House
Mental Health Information and
Resource Centre
Wilshaw Lane
OL7 9QG
0161 343 6838

Making Space is a charitable organisation providing support to people with mental health needs in Tameside.

The Aim of Making Space is to raise the standards in Mental Health services by:

  • Supporting people with independent living skills
  • Practical support to attend appointments, help with managing finances, improving budgeting skills and accessing mainstream services
  • Support with housing and tenancy related issues
  • Support to remain in or re-enter employment
Mind Well-being Centre 216-218 Katherine St
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancs
OL6 7AS
0161 330 9223 Mind is a mental health wellbeing centre offering counselling, courses, workshops, advice, drop-ins e.g. welfare rights and housing support, veggie cafe and internet access.
Off The Record 45 Clarendon Place
Hyde
Cheshire
SK14 2ND
0161 355 3553

Free confidential counselling for young people aged 13-28 who live in Tameside, Glossop, Oldham and surrounding areas.

Any referral accepted including self.

Older Peoples Services Etherow Building
Tameside Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 9RW
716 3400

716 3400

716 3400

716 3445

716 3710

716 3673/3670

Community Mental Health Team

Community Dementia Team

Memory Clinic

Whittaker Day Hospital

Summer ward

Hague ward

OPT-in Social Inclusion and Wellbeing Team Wilshaw House
Mental Health Information and
Resource Centre
Wilshaw Lane
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL7 9QG
0161 342 4383

The OPT-in team, based at Wilshaw House Mental Health Information and Resource Centre, offer support to people affected by mental health issues by providing a range of social and activity groups in community settings throughout Tameside.

The team help people to:

  • Get motivated through group participation
  • Find hope as they share experiences and receive encouragement from others
  • Improve their coping skills
  • Develop a social network

Any referral accepted, including self.

View more information on the OPT-in Service.

PALS – (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) Pennine Care
Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
225 Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 7SR
0161 716 3178 This service aims to:
  • Listen to worries, concerns, suggestions or queries of service users, relatives and carers
  • Feedback these views to the Chief Executive and Trust Board.
  • Sort out problems quickly, working on behalf of the service user, their relative or carer.
Pennine Care NHS
Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
225 Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancs. OL6 7SR
0161 716 3000 The Trust provides mental health and specialist drug and alcohol services to people in Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop.
Primary Care Mental Health Service Wharfinger House
Manchester Road
Hyde
SK14 2BD
0161 351 3040

The Primary Care Mental Health Service consists of mental health professionals who provide assessment and individual and group-based intervention and support for adults registered with a Tameside and Glossop GP.

The service provides therapy for people experiencing problems such as:

  • Depression
  • Panic disorder
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Social phobia
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Low self esteem
  • Health anxiety

They also provide guidance on psychological wellbeing through workshops aimed at common problems such as stress management, sleep difficulties, or overcoming reduced activity.

Psychiatric Out Patients Buckton Building
Tameside Hospital
0161 716 3732 Under 65 years
9:00.am – 5:00pm
Etherow Unit
Tameside Hospital
0161 716 3660 Over 65 years
9:00.am – 5:00pm
Routes to Work Council Offices
Room 1.72
Wellington Road
Ashton under Lyne
342 5136 Routes to Work are a supported employment Team who work with local employers to offer supported employment to people with a disability, mental health and or drug and alcohol issues. They offer a package of support, including on-site training and advice for prospective employees.
South Sector Outpatients Pennine Care
Foundation Trust
Globe Lane Industrial Estate
Outram Rd
Dukinfield
Cheshire
SK16 4XE
0161 716 3403 Provides assessment, treatment and review for people aged 16 years and over.
Referral via care co-ordinator, GP, Primary Care Mental Health Team, self referral, specialist mental health service.
Supported Housing 91 Manchester Rd
Audenshaw
M34 5PZ
0161 371 9594 Offers intensive 24 hour rehab for service users with serious mental health problems. Short term stay accommodation - for up to 2 years.
CVAT - Community and Voluntary Action Tameside 131 Catherine Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
0L6 7AS
0161 339 4985 CVAT is the development agency for voluntary, community and faith groups in Tameside.
Tameside Council Council Offices
Wellington Rd
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6DL
0161 342 8355 Web address:
www.tameside.gov.uk
Tameside Council Out of Hours Service Council Offices
Wellington Rd
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 6DL
0161 342 2222 Lines open from:
5pm Mon Tues Wed 4.30pm Thurs and 4pm Friday through to 8.30 am Mon.
Volunteer Centre 95/97 Penny Meadow
Ashton-under-Lyne
0L6 6EP
0161 339 2345 The Centre offers a variety of volunteering opportunities, appropriate training and on-going support.
Volunteering Opportunities PALS Office
Mental Health Unit
Stepping Hill Hospital
Poplar Grove
Stockport SK2 7JE
0161 419 4413
07880 858 389

Volunteering opportunities within Stockport, Tameside and Glossop for service users and carers within hospitals, clinics and in the community.

For further information contact Naheed Asif Volunteer Coordinator at the PALS office.

Ward 35

Saxon Suite
Tameside Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 9RW
0161 716 3722 People can contact the wards 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Ward 36 0161 716 3729
Welfare Rights Council Offices
Wellington Rd
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancs OL6 6DL
0800 074 9985
Mon Wed Thu
9.30-12.30

Provide clear, concise, free and confidential advice and representation in matters of welfare benefits.

  • Drop-in at Mind, Ashton-under-Lyne 1st Thursday of each month 1.30-3.30
  • Drop in at the Council Offices Ashton-under-Lyne 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month to see Welfare Rights Money Advice Team 9.30-12.00
Wilshaw House
Mental Health Information and Resource Centre
Wilshaw House
Wilshaw Lane
Ashton under Lyne
Tameside
OL7 9QG
342 4383

Wilshaw House is a place where you can go to get help, advice and information about mental health and emotional wellbeing. The Centre is also home to several support and social groups.

The Information Centre provides:

  • High quality information and advice
  • Access to mental health services and support groups
  • A meeting place for organisations and individuals
  • Access to volunteering opportunities
Zest Wellbeing Project The Hub
Stockport Road
Hattersley
SK14 6AF
342 4213
Ask for Carlos

Open every Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm

Based in Hattersley but open to all. Provides a range of support options including: reducing social isolation, information and advice about local services, access to volunteer opportunities and practical sessions to increase wellbeing and confidence.

National Support Contacts

Name Telephone Number Opening Hours
ACAS 08457 47 47 47 Lines open:
8.00am-8.00pm Mon – Fri
9.00am-1.00pm Sat
Alzheimer’s Society Help Line 0845 300 0336 Lines open:
8.30am-6.30pm Mon – Fri
Anxiety UK 08444 775 774 Lines open:
9.30am – 5.30pm – Mon - Fri
Carers Direct UK 0808 802 0202 (free phone) Lines open:
8.00am-9.00pm – week days
11.00am-4.00pm – Sat and Sun and public holidays
NHS Direct 0845 4647 Lines open 24 hours a day
7 days a week
Rethink Mental Illness 0845 456 0455 Lines open 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Samaritans 08457 90 90 90 Lines open 24 hours a day
7 days a week
Sane line 0845 767 8000 Lines open 6pm-11pm 7 days a week

Page last updated: 21 March 2014