Warrington – Other help and supportJosie Harrison2023-02-06T13:53:41+00:00
HELP AND SUPPORT IN WARRINGTON
Directions For Men
Directions For Men provides groups for men to come and talk about whatever it is that is affecting their mental health. We support each other through difficult times and we help each other by talking about what worked for us when we were going through difficult times.
Offload @ Warrington Wolves Foundation
What is it: Offload is a free 10-fixture programme, designed to prevent mental health problems support men to look after their own mindsets and recognise when they or others require further support.
Change, Grow, Live (Pathways to Recovery)
“We’re here for you if you need help with challenges including drugs or alcohol, trouble with housing, domestic abuse, or your mental and physical wellbeing. Our services are free and confidential, and we’ll never judge you”.
Talking Matters Warrington
Talking Matters Warrington is designed to help anyone registered with a Warrington GP, to deal with common mental health problems. These may include depression, anxiety, panic, phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or post-traumatic stress disorder.
New Leaf Mental Health Support
We combine online psychological therapy with weekly support from our dedicated and trained psychological wellbeing support workers. The sessions aim to teach you strategies that could help you to improve your mental wellbeing.
We are a national charity that provides services in the heart of local communities, in the comfort of people’s own homes, and specialist care and support services.
MacIntyre in Warrington
MacIntyre is a national charity supporting people – we provide learning, support and care for children, young people and adults who have a learning disability and/or autism. In Warrington we do this in lots of ways!
PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
We are a UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.
Warrington Speak Up
At Warrington Speak Up we believe in, and actively promote a society that is inclusive, celebrating who people are and valuing the contributions they make.
Warrington Autistic Neuro Diverse Support (WANDS)
WANDS are a support group for adults (18+) on the Neuro-diverse spectrum or who suspect that they may be on the spectrum, i.e. Autism, ASD, ASC, ADHD, ADD, sensory processing disorder, etc. Specific learning disorders such as dyslexia, etc.
Sling and cloth nappy library, run by a trained baby-wearing teacher.
We are here for parents who have spent time with a baby in Warrington hospital Neonatal unit (or are local to the area but spent time in another NNU). Premature, sick, long stay, short stay, whatever your story you are ALL welcome.
Torus Foundation - Healthy Neighbours, Healthy lungs
Supporting families with children who have respiratory issues aged 0-5 years
North West Forget Me Nots & Rainbows
North West Forget Me Nots & Rainbows is a local group who support any member of the family who has been affected by the loss of a baby, during pregnancy, at birth or afterwards. We are there for you regardless of how long ago the bereavement was.
ADHD Warrington Support Group
ADHD Warrington (Parents & Carers) Support Group is a local resource for providing informal support
Warrington Parents and Carers - Warrpac
Warrpac are the voice for parents of children with SEND (with or without a formal diagnosis). Volunteers run regular support groups for parents and carers to check in and chat
Home Start Warrington & Cheshire
Home-Start is ready to support families through their toughest times. Families need our support for a variety of reasons – they can be isolated, lonely, struggling with depression and anxiety and physical health problems and many other reasons.
We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.
We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem. Our national charity and network of local charities offer confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.
NHS AND LOCAL AUTHORITY SUPPORT
Warrington Hospital Maternity Unit
Our Maternity Unit supports women to birth their babies, whether your choice is to have your baby at home or here at Warrington in our modern, fully equipped Maternity Unit.
Warrington Health Visiting Service
Our Health Visiting Service is provided by specialist community public health nurses who lead and coordinate the universal Healthy Child programme, which offers expert health assessments, advice, support and interventions to children and families as required in their first years of life.
Warrington 0-19 Services for Children
Breast feeding and Bosom Buddy peer support – Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) – Health Visiting – Oral Health Improvement Service – School Health – School Aged Immunisation Programmes
Baby and Infant Bonding Support (BIBS)
BIBS is here to help any mums and dads who are having difficulty bonding or developing their relationship with their baby.
To access support, you will need to be expecting a baby or have a baby under six months at the time of referral, and you will need to be registered with a GP in Halton on Warrington.
Maternal Mental Health Service (Silver Birch Hub)
We are service that is made up of therapists, psychologists, assistant psychologists, specialist midwives and peer support workers. Our role is to identify distress that has come from your maternity, neonatal or reproductive journey. We work to support trauma, loss and fear around pregnancy and the maternity setting for those experiencing moderate to severe mental health.
Tiny Stars BereavementDebra.firstname.lastname@example.org (Bereavement Support Coordinator)
For families who have experienced loss of a baby, either whilst pregnant or in infancy.
Early Help and SEND Warrington
The purpose of early help is to prevent any issues from getting worse by offering families support at the right time. Any professional working with your family, such as those based in schools, health services, and in voluntary sector organisations, can offer early help services as soon as they can see that advice, support and/or intervention may be needed.
Services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities
Warrington Play and Sensory Centre
Warrington Play and Sensory Centre is a purpose built activity centre for disabled children and adults or those with special needs.
Happy? OK? Sad?
A mental health site for people who live or work in Warrington. The site includes information about how to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as a directory of mental health support services. There’s also details of services you can contact if you can’t cope and need help right now.
Our team can help you get the information and support you need to start feeling back on track. They can provide some personal advice, or they help get support from an expert.
Homelessness and housing advice service
The Homelessness and Housing Advice Service offers a wide range of free services for owner-occupiers, tenants who are renting their homes from social or private landlords, private landlords and people who have lost or are in danger of losing their homes.