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Pure Innovations

Pure Innovations provides great quality community based project opportunities  for individuals  aged  16+ with disabilities . These  projects range from Ceramics, Radio, Art and Animation to name a few  and are located in various  locations across  Stockport. for more information about what we offer contact Kerry Bullen  07710 385 887.

The Miscarriage Association

The Miscarriage Association provides support and information to anyone affected by pregnancy loss. Helpline: 01924 200799 Email: info@miscarriageassociation.org.uk Website: http://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk

The Lullaby Trust

We offer confidential support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young child. This support is here whenever you need it, whether the death was recent or many years ago. It is available for families, friends, carers and professionals.There are different ways we can support you and you can…

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Sands

Sands supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. Bereavement support is at the core of everything we do. Some of the services that we offer include a Helpline for parents, families, carers and health professionals; a UK-wide network of support groups with trained befrienders;…

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Little Steps Neonatal Support

Little steps is a friendly, local support group run by Stockport NCT that support any parent who has had a baby or child who needed NICU or on ward treatment after birth whether premature or full term. The run a friendly online support group, regular meet ups and offer a tiny baby clothes library. Tel: 0300…

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Bliss

Having a premature or sick baby in hospital can be incredibly distressing for families. Bliss offers emotional and practical support to empower families and equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to provide the best possible care to their baby, for however long they live and for however long their stay in neonatal…

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Stockport Sling Library

Stockport Sling Library offers a range of slings and baby carriers for parents to borrow on short- or long-term loans and offers one-to-one consults. Email: stockport.sling.library@gmail.com Click here for the Facebook page.

La Leche League

Provides mother to mother support for all breastfeeding mums at every stage of their breastfeeding journey via our helpline, through social media, online helpforms and face to face at local meetings. Helpline: 0345 120 2918 Website: https://www.laleche.org.uk/

Heatons Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in Heaton Moor supporting people experiencing depression and anxiety. Covering the Heatons, Cheadle and Didsbury. Tel: Polly on 07754 959 815

Health Visitor Clinics

The health visiting service aims to promote good health and wellbeing by working with children under five years old and their families. For a list of health visitor clinics in Stockport and contact numbers, click here.

Stockport and District NCT

Stockport & District Branch is an active and friendly Branch, run by local volunteers, offering support and information to parents and parents-to-be. Tel: 0300 330 0700 Email: Branch.StockportAndDistrict@nct.org.uk Click here for the Facebook page. Click here for the website.

Stockport Infant Feeding Team

The Infant Feeding team for Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, including Lactation Consultants, Breastfeeding specialist nurses and midwives, and trained peer supporters. Breastfeeding groups in the Stockport area  The groups are drop-in so please feel welcome to call in, between the stated times. Partners, family members and siblings are welcome at all the groups across Stockport. Please note Stockport…

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Cheshire Parenting Collective CIC

Cheshire Parenting Collective CIC is the vision of three local parents and provides support and information throughout pregnancy, childbirth, infancy, and toddlerhood. We aim to provide the support we felt was missing when we had our own children. Our services are always growing, and we would love to hear from you if you think there…

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Parent Concern

Website: www.parentconcern.co.uk Tel: 07939108682

Parents In Partnership (PIPs) Stockport

PIPS is an independent local parent carer forum in Stockport run by parents for parents, carers, grandparents and family members who have a child/young person between the ages of 0 & 25 years with a special educational need and disability or/and additional need. http://www.pipstockport.org/

National Breastfeeding Helpline

Independent, confidential, mother-centred, non-judgmental breastfeeding support and information. Open 9.30am – 9.30pm every single day of the year Live online support also available via the web chat service Helpline: 0300 100 0212 Website: www.nationalbreastfeedinghelpline.org.uk  

Children’s Centres

Children’s Centres enable families to access support from midwives, health visitors, early years practitioners and family support as well as providing opportunities for training and help into employment. Children’s Centres focus on the following areas: Child development and getting your child ready for school Helping parents improve their self-esteem and parenting skills Child and family…

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Stockport Without Abuse

Helpline: 0161 477 4271 (Lines are staffed Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and there is an answer phone outside of these hours.) Email: info@stockportwithoutabuse.org.uk Website: www.stockportwithoutabuse.org.uk

Snowdrops (formerly Stockport PND Support)

Snowdrops is a group is run by mums to provide support to mums experiencing pre or postnatal mental health issues. They meet on Wednesdays at Romiley Life Centre, 3 Stockport Road, Romiley, SK6 4BN. Please contact them or check their Facebook page for the next meeting dates and times. Tel: Jennie on 07468428942 Email: Stockportsnowdrops@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/stockportsnowdrops…

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SPACE Stockport

SPACE Stockport is a support group for parents and carers of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and associated conditions. They are a registered children’s charity and there is no charge to attend their meetings or any of our guest presentations. Tel: 07580 720 730 (Please note that this phone line is primarily intended…

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Stockport Women’s Centre

Tel: 0161 355 4455 (Mon – Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm) Email: admin@stockportwomenscentre.co.uk Web: http://www.thewomenscentre.uk.net/

Stockport SEND Families Group

Adswood Young People’s Centre, Neston Grove, Adswood, SK38PH Stockport SEND Families is a support group in Stockport, run by parents to support families who have children/young people with additional needs. We are a parent run support group, we recognised there was a huge gap and lack of funding to provide families who have children with additional…

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ABC Family Group

ABC Family Group supports families with special needs teenagers in Stockport. The ABC group is a support group with a Saturday play group and Tuesday youth group. ABC+ is a youth group specifically for special needs teenagers from aged 11 upwards. A fun teenage atmosphere is created by providing games consoles (PS/3, Wii), football table,…

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Stockport Mind

Dove House, 65 Union St, Stockport, SK1 3NP Stockport Mind is a local, independent adult mental health charity, supporting people in the Stockport area. The Charity offers accessible support and information to people in mental distress and works with others to promote well-being in our local community. Tel:  0161 480 7393 Website: www.stockportmind.org.uk  

Gingerbread

A national charity which supports, advises and campaigns with single parents to help them meet their family’s needs and achieve their goals. Helpline: 0808 802 0925 (check website for up-to-date opening hours) Website: www.gingerbread.org.uk

Independent Options Children and Family Centre

The Pines, 67 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 5PE The Children and Family Centre provides inclusive play opportunities in a safe and welcoming environment for children with learning disabilities and additional needs. Through its wide range of groups, play sessions and SEN training courses, children can learn and play while parents can access a…

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