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Action for Advocacy (A4A)

Helps people to take action to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Telephone: 01902 771643 | Website: http://www.actionforadvocacy.org.uk/

 

African Caribbean Community Initiative (ACCI)

Provided a holistic and comprehensive support service for African Caribbeans affected by mental ill health.

Telephone: 01902 571230 | Website: http://acci.org.uk/

 

Age UK

Aims to improve later life for everyone through information, advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.

Telephone: 01902 572060 | Website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/

 

Aquarius

Helps people overcome the harms caused by alcohol, drugs & gambling.

Telephone: 01902 420041 | Website: http://aquarius.org.uk/

 

 

Aspiring Futures Wolverhampton

Provide health awareness, keep fit sessions, counselling and social integration.

Telephone: 01902 458770 | Website: http://www.aspiring-futures.co.uk/contact-us

 

Base 25

Charity for 11 to 25 year olds, provides information and advice centre offering a daily drop in service and a range of other services to young people.

Telephone: 01902 572040 | Website: http://youthlink.btck.co.uk/

 

Birmingham LGBT

Supports and sustains a vibrant, diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community in Birmingham.

Telephone: 0121 643 0821 | Website: http://www.blgbt.org/

 

Beat (Eating Disorders)

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

Telephone: 0845 634 1414 | Website: http://www.b-eat.co.uk/

 

Bereavement for Trans deaths

Booklet to assist bereaved trans people or friends, or the family of a trans person who has died.

http://www.gires.org.uk/assets/DOH-Assets/pdf/doh-bereavement.pdf

 

B-Glad

Support group for lesbian and gay people with mental health problems.

Telephone: 0121 6226589 | Website: http://www.bglad.com

 

Bromford Support

Supports people in Wolverhampton aged between 18 to 65 years old with their housing needs.

Telephone: 01902 378653http://www.bromfordgroup.co.uk

 

Changing Lives

Offer support for young women aged 10 upwards. Support could involve group work and also 1-2-1 support and services range from young people through to parents.

Telephone: 0191 273 8891 | Website: http://www.changing-lives.org.uk/

  

Childline

If you are a child or young person and urgently need help, call Childline, send an email or post on the message boards Lines are open 24 hours a day. Calls from the UK are free.

Telephone: 0800 1111 | Website: http://www.childline.org.uk

 

Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Coalition

Coalition brings together leading charities to campaign jointly on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Website: http://www.cypmhc.org.uk/

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Telephone: 01902 572006 | Website: http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

 

Connexions

This site provides fun and a range of useful tips about how to occupy your free time.

Website: http://www.connexionswolverhampton.co.uk/site_information/connexions_wolverhampton/index.aspx

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support’s people after the death of someone close.

Telephone: 0844 477 9400 | Website: http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

 

Epic Café

Epic Youth Cafe provides a city centre provision for young people from 13-18 years.

Telephone: 01902 551975 | Website: http://www.yow.org.uk/epicyouthcafewwolverhamptoncityyouthservice

 

Expert Patient Programme (EPP)

A self-management programme for people who are living with a chronic (long-term) condition.

Telephone: 0800 073 4242 | Website: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/doctors/Pages/expert-patients-programme.aspx

 

Gender Matters

Provides a comprehensive programme of practical support, counselling, advice and information for anyone with any questions or problems concerning their gender identity, or whose loved ones are struggling with gender identity issues.

Telephone: 01902 744424 | Website: http://www.gender-matters.org.uk/

 

Health Trainers

Free Personal health trainer one to one service that helps to motivate and support people achieve their goals.

Telephone: 0800 073 4242 / 01902 443083 | Website: http://www.royalwolverhamptonhospitals.nhs.uk/wton_city_community_services/healthy_city/health_trainers.aspx

 

Heantun Housing

Heantun Housing Mental Health support services provide housing related support and supported accommodation to individuals that are aged 18+, are recovering from or have mental health needs and who live in the borough of  Wolverhampton.  Services are funded by ‘Wolverhampton Housing Related Support and Social Inclusion team’.

Telephone: 01902 571100 | Website: http://www.heantun.org/

 

Kickz

Providing a huge variety of sports, music, arts, and social/personal development workshops

Telephone: 07779 997 778 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Website: http://www.wolvescommunitytrust.org.uk/wt/inclusion

 

LGBT Network

Offers a variety of services, supported by a great team of volunteers, we support local LGB and T individuals and groups.

Telephone: 01902 425 092 | Website: http://www.lgbtwolverhampton.org.uk/

 

Multiple Sclerosis Society

The MS Society is the UK’s leading MS charity. Since 1953, we’ve been providing information and support, funding research and fighting for change.

Telephone: 01902 744888 | Website: http://www.mssociety.org.uk/

 

NHS 111

NHS 111 is a new service that's being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England.

Telephone: 111 | Website: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/

 

Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide

Support for parents who have lost a

Telephone: 0800 068 4141 | Website: http://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Queer Youth Network

The UK’s national LGBT Youth Organisation.          

Website: http://www.queeryouth.org.uk/community/

 

Relate

Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

Telephone: 01902 428447 | Website: http://www.relate-wolverhampton.org.uk/

 

Resources for people with Learning Disabailities

This website aims to cover lots of topics relating to mental health for people who have a learning disability, their parents and carers as well as professionals and supporters.

Website: http://www.easyhealth.org.uk/organisationsyoucancontact.aspx

 

Sign

Helps to prevent deaf people developing mental health problems

Telephone: 01494 687600 | Website: http://www.signhealth.org.uk/

 

Spurgeons Young Carers Project

Spurgeons run the Young Carers Project, and work with young people to offer respite from the caring role.

Telephone: 01902 877550 | Website: http://www.spurgeons.org/spurgeonsyoungcarerswolverhampton

 

St George’s Hub

Support with homelessness in Wolverhampton.

Telephone: 01902 421904 | Website: http://www.st-georges-house.org.uk/

 

Terrence Higgins Trust

Provide support and advice to people affected by HIV and sexual health issues.

Telephone: 0808 802 1221 | Website: www.tht.org.uk/

 

The Haven

Supporting women and children affected by domestic violence.

Telephone: 08000 194 400 | Website: http://www.havenrefuge.org.uk/

 

The Well

Provides emergency food/toiletries/baby items for people experiencing a temporary financial crisis.

Telephone: 01902 256523 | Website: www.thewellwolverhampton.co.uk

 

Victim Support

National charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales.

Telephone: 01902 795830 | Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

 

V Inspired

Social networking web site specifically designed for young people aged 16 to 25 who want to make a difference by volunteering.

Website: http://vinspired.com/about

 

Wolverhampton Information Network (WIN)

Wolverhampton Information Network is a localised search directory. In here you will find details about services, support and activites that take place in the City.

Website: http://www.wolvesnet.info/kb5/wolverhampton/asch/home.page

 

Wolverhampton Mental Health Empowerment Team

We support the development of both new and existing user led self support groups.

Website: http://www.wmhet.org.uk/

 

Women’s Wellbeing Centre

18-65 ladies only activities and group support.    

Telephone: 01902 454130 | Website: http://www.dudleyci.co.uk/kb5/dudley/asch/service.page?record=wXJUgAJWDx8

 

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Telephone: 0808 802 5544 | Website: www.youngminds.org.uk/

 

Youth Clubs

Provides a full, dynamic and exciting service in a safe and fun environment for all young people aged between 11 to 19 years.

Website: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/article/3262/Youth-clubs

 

More Useful Websites

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Website: http://www.easyhealth.org.uk/organisationsyoucancontact.aspx