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Useful Contact Information


The following organisations may be able to offer practical advice and support:

GOV.UK - The easy way to government information and services online.

NHS Smoking Helpline - gives advice and support to anyone wanting to give up smoking.

Gingerbread - is a support organisation for lone parent families. There are local groups in this area where you can meet other lone parent families.

Disabled Parents Network - is a membership organisation of and for disabled parents. We operate a peer support/contact register that is open to all disabled parents, circulate a newsletter to members and operate a help-line, which is operated by disabled parent volunteers.

Disabled Parents Network also actively campaigns for improvements in services for disabled parents and collaborates with academic departments and independent researchers on research projects in areas of concern to disabled parents. We also provide tailored training sessions and speakers for Health and Social Care Professionals and other interested organisations. Email Address

The Register Office (for Tameside)- to make appointments to register the birth of your baby, to apply for copy certificates etc.

Postal Address The Register Office, Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield, SK16 4LA
Send Electronic Message Send Tameside Registrars a Message

Parentline Plus - offers support to anyone parenting a child. It runs a freephone helpline, courses for parents and provides a range of information. Email Address

Department for Work and Pensions - for information about which benefits to claim, when to claim them and to find your local office.

Tameside Community Legal Service

Postal Address CLS Co-ordinator, Tameside MBC, Council Offices, Clarence Arcade, Stamford Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, OL6 7PT
Email Address Send a Message to Tameside Community Legal Service

Tameside Childrens Information Service - gives advice and information on all aspects of childcare.

Postal Address West End Early Years Centre, Katherine Street, Ashton under Lyne OL7 0AG 
Send Electronic MessageSend a message to Tameside Childrens Information Service


Which? Birth Choice -  helps you decide where you want to give birth. Understand your birth options, learn about how you can shape your birth experience, and find the best place for your needs.