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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?

Around half of stroke survivors suffer depression in the first year following their 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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