Benefit Numbers (local and national)

Help with benefit appeals      01612176003

Housing Benefit                       0161 217 6015

Council Tax                               0161 217 6014

Tax Credit                                          0345 300 3900

Universal Credit                      0345 600 072

ESA helpline                             0345 608 8545/ 0843 504 7178

PIP helpline                              0345 850 3322

DLA                     0345 712 3456

AA                                                            0345 605 6055

Career Allowance                      0345 608 4321

DWP helpline                             0345 608 8545/ 0843 504 7178

Tax credits helpline                   0345 300 3900

Welfare Rights                            0161 2176003

CAB                                              03444111444

Adult Social Care                        0161 217 6029

Housing Standard                      0161 474 4181

Stockport Jobcentre plus          0843 487 1844

Pension credits                           0800 99 1234

State Pension-Help making a claim      0800 731 7898

Contact the Pension Service for information about your State Pension. You can also report a change in your circumstances, for example your address or bank account details-                                       0345 606 0265

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Pension Wise

Pension Wise Comprehensive advice on your pension, how to contribute and how to use it. https://www.pensionwise.gov.uk/en

Community Drug And Alcohol Services

Community Drug And Alcohol Services  http://stockportdrugsandalcohol.org 0161 716 4000 Help for anyone suffering from a drugs or alcohol problem   More...

St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre

St Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre http://stmaryscentre.org 0161 276 6515 If you have been raped or sexually assaulted, help to recover from the physical and mental effect - current and historic  ...

Bridging To Change

Bridging To Change http://talklistenchange.org.uk 0161 872 1100 Changing domestic abuse behaviour   More...

Respect

Respect http://respectphoneline.org.uk 0808 802 4040 A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner   More...

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana http://karmanirvana.org.uk 0800 5999 247 Supporting victims of honour based abuse and forced marriage   More...

Stockport Victim Support

http://victimsupport.org.uk 0161 474 4682 Help for victims who have been affected by a crime   More...

Greater Manchester Victims Services

http://gmvictims.org.uk Website providing useful information and practical advice for victims and survivors of crime, and their families) More...

Cheshire and Greater Manchester CRC

http://www.cgmcrc.co.uk/ Supervises offenders assessed as posing either a low or medium risk of committing a serious crime 01442 296 011 More...

Carers Allowance

    Carer's Allowance If you are a looking after someone, you may be entitled to Carer's Allowance. You don't have to be related to the person who you are caring for More information on this Government website https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance More......

Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance If you are mentally or physically disabled and over 65 you could be entitled to Attendance Allowance to help with the cost of personal care More information on this Government website https://www.gov.uk/attendance-allowance  ...

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit to compensate for the extra cost of living with an illness or disability. The amount you get depends on how your condition affects you, not the condition itself. More information from...

Universal Credit

Universal Credit Universal credit is support for those on low incomes or who are out of work. Whether or not you are entitled to Universal Credit depends on your circumstances and where you live More information on the Government website...

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a benefit that you may be entitled to if you are disabled or too ill to work. It can provide financial support and personalised help to potentially enable you to work More information on...

Jobseekers Allowance

Jobseekers Allowance Jobseekers allowance is an unemployment benefit payed to those who are actively seeking employment More information is available on the Government website here https://www.gov.uk/jobseekers-allowance  ...

Communicare

    Communicare This small volunteer-led charity provides transport in some areas in and around Stockport: Bramhall and Woodford: phone 0161 439 6000 Cheadle Hulme: phone 0161 485 5353 The Heatons: phone 0161 474 4444 Werneth: phone 0793 132 4201 High Lane:...

Stockport Car Scheme

Stockport Car Scheme Stockport Car Scheme provides volunteer drivers to help people who struggle to use public transport and disabled people and their carers with shopping trips, social groups, day centres, visiting and health appointments. Address: The Heatons...

Easy Go Community Transport

Easy Go Community Transport Easy Go CT provides community transport for people with mobility difficulties or disabilities. The Easy Go CT buses have tail-lifts and provide a door-to-door service so that people can go shopping, attend the doctors or hospital and visit...

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