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Local Organisations

Think Ahead have compiled a comprehensive list of contact details for local organisations, which provide help to stroke survivors, their carers and families
Did you know?

An increase of 5g of salt a day is associated with a 23% increased risk of stroke.

Local Organisations

Age Concern – Wigan

Tel: 01942 241 972

Age Concern – Leigh

Tel: 01942 607 337

Citizens Advice Bureau – Advice Line

Tel: 08701 264 459

Disability Advice Line – Paveways

Tel: 01942 519 909

Lowton, Golborne & Ashton Mencap

Tel: 01942 608 942

Pensioners Link

Tel: 01942 261 753

Stroke Association – Wigan & Leigh

Tel: 01942 775 826

Think Ahead Community Stroke Group

Tel: 01942 824 888

Think Ahead Peer Support Programme – Local Stroke support

Tel: 01942 824 888

WIAC – Wigan Independent Advice Centre

Tel: 01942 489 984

Wigan & Leigh Carers Helpline

Tel: 01942 606 086

Wigan & Leigh Embrace (formerly Scope)

Tel: 01942 513 053

Wigan Council – Main Switchboard

Tel: 01942 244 991

Wigan Family Welfare

Tel: 01942 867 888

Wigan Hospitals – Main Switchboard

Tel: 01942 240 000

Wigan Link

Tel: 01942 202 054

Wigan Adult Services Carers Resources Team

Tel: 01942 705 983

Wigan Adult Services Central Duty Team

Tel: 01942 828 777

Wigan Young Carers

Tel: 01942 705 962

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