Welfare Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Stoke-on-Trent

Community Health

My Community Matters
Community development programme in neighbourhoods across the city.

Healthy City (Stoke-on-Trent)

The overarching aim for Stoke Healthy City is for all people to have the equal opportunity to live healthy, happy lives. Although much healthier than it was 50 years ago, the City of Stoke-on-Trent could be healthier.

Miniature Stoke-on-Trent 
The purpose of mini Stoke-on-Trent is to bring to life a number of important ‘facts’ about peoples health and well-being in Stoke-on-Trent.

CHEST Stoke  (WEA)
Community Health Education in Stoke-on-Trent (CHEST) is a network and team running a range of courses across around the city.

HealthWatch (Stoke-on-Trent)

They give children, young people and adults a powerful voice – making sure their views and experiences are heard by those who run, plan and regulate health and social care services.

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Encouraging people in Stoke on Trent to try five ways to wellbeing that have been shown to make you feel good and live longer. The five ways to wellbeing are:

  • Connect
  • Be Active
  • Take Notice
  • Keep Learning
  • Give

Volunteering

Support Staffordshire

National Citizen Service and vInspired
Encouragement and support for younger people (16-25) to volunteer

Volunteer In Staffordshire
VAST database of volunteering opportunities across Staffordshire including Stoke on Trent

Funding and Community Development Support

Staffordshire Community Foundation
Independent charity dedicated to strengthening local communities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion through the building of permanent endowments and the allocation of grants

Older People

Age UK  – North Staffordshire
Charity working with and for older people in the region – with over 230 volunteers.

EngAGE – Stoke-on-Trent 
For people over 50 to give their views on services in Stoke-on-Trent and to influence how services should be provided in the future.

WRVS 
Offering support to older people.

Beth Johnson Foundation
Acting as a catalyst for initiatives that support positive ageing.

Young People

Changes Young People  www.facebook.com/changesyoungpeople
Promoting the recovery of young people in mental distress through mutual help groups for 11 to 25 year olds.

T3 Stoke
Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service

YMCA North Staffordshire 
Offer accommodation for vulnerable, single people under the age of 25, with ongoing support to help them sustain tenancies and live as independently as possible. We also identify training needs to progress towards gaining employment.

Mental Health

Aquarius
Alcohol Dependency Services in Stoke on Trent

Changes Health & Wellbeing
Working throughout Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, providing support for those in mental distress via mutual support groups, recovery workshops, education, training and social initiatives.

North Staffordshire Mind 
Provides support, advice and one to one counselling to people with mental health issues and their carers/families. We have befriending, social clubs and drop in services.

Time To Change
Let’s end mental health discrimination -Inspiring people to work together to end the discrimination surrounding mental health.

Advocacy

Asist
Providing advocacy services to those with disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health problems.