What Support is available from others?
People in Wirral have access to hundreds of services which can provide support, advice and respite for people who need it. Sometimes, it may even seem like there is too much to choose from.
If you are looking around for services which may be suited to you, or your family member or friend, a good place to start is the Wirral Well website.
This website is a one-stop, online information centre for health, well-being and social care services in Wirral. Whether you want information for your own wellbeing or are looking for services to help others this is the site for you. New services are constantly being added to the site, so remember to keep checking.
We also work in close partnership with a range of other organisations; some of them are listed below along with their contact details:
- Age UK Wirral offers a range of services, advice and support for older people. For more information on what is available visit their website at www.ageuk.org.uk/wirral or call on 0151 666 2220.
- Voluntary & Community Action Wirral (VCA Wirral) work with local community groups and voluntary organisations which provide services locally. You can contact them by visiting their website, www.vcawirral.org.uk or calling 0151 353 9700.
- Healthwatch Wirral is an independent network made up of individuals, community groups and organisations working together, to speak as one voice to influence and shape local health and social care services. You can contact them by visiting their website, www.healthwatchwirral.co.uk or calling 0151 230 8957.
- Wirral Information Resource for Equality and Diversity Ltd (Wired) support people to live their lives as independently and with as much choice and control as possible. To find out more about the services that they currently provide, please visit their website at www.wired.me.uk or call them on 0844 880 1500
All of these organisations will, along with Wirral Council, help you choose the right care for you, your relative or your friend. As always, if you feel you need any further advice then please talk to you social worker or call our Central Advice and Duty Team on 0151 606 2006.