Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Telephone: 0300 222 1122 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)
Cruse Bereavement Care
Telephone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Providing a wealth of services to the elderly including advice, support and friendship services.
- National Adviceline:
Advice line: 0800 678 1602 (lines open 9am to 7pm 365 days a year)
Age UK Friendship Services:
Offering home visits, telephone friendship social events for the older generation.
Age UK Shropshire Branch:
Local services including help, advice, friendship and meetings.
Telephone: 01743 233 123
The Silver Line is a confidential, free 24 hour helpline offering friendship, advice and support for older people across the UK.
Helpline: 0800 470 8090
Stress and Anxiety
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Telephone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Telephone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most
Peer support forum
Distress and Despair
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Telephone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Young suicide prevention society.
Telephone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (9am to midnight, every day of the year)
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Telephone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline) 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
To find your local services phone: 0808 802 9999 (daily, 12pm to 2.30pm and 7pm to 9.30pm)
A free self-help group. Its “12 step” programme involves getting sober with the help of regular face-to-face and online support groups.
Telephone: 0800 917 7650 (24-hour helpline)
A free confidential helpline for people worried about their own or someone else’s drinking.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm)
SMART Recovery UK
SMART Recovery UK face-to-face and online groups help people decide whether they have a problem with alcohol and drugs, build up their motivation to change, and offer a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery.
Telephone: 0330 053 6022 for general enquiries about SMART Recovery UK (9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday)
The Mobile Library will stop in the cul-de-sac by the Three Trees/White Lion on alternate Tuesdays between 2:55pm – 3:55pm.