Help for people with ME/CFS in and around Stockport

Other Organisations


ABACA LIMITED - Organic mattresses.

Ideal for those allergic to man-made fibres or synthetic additives. Various sizes are available, including cot mattresses. Pocket sprung natural latex, no-turn, and horsehair or wool varieties available. Please contact Abaca for pricing, specification and delivery. Please see forum for a booklet to download.


Unit 1, Ty Croes Business Park
Ammanford
Carmarthenshire
SA18 3RZ
Tel: 01269 598491 Fax: 01269 598492
Email:
info@abacaorganic.co.uk
Website: http://www.abacaorganic.co.uk



Age Concern Stockport.


A cutting edge project where a computer and bar-scanner aids essential food shopping from home. A talk was given to the Stockport ME Group on 12/09/08. Please see forum and HERMES for a further description. To find out more and whether you are eligible contact: 0161 480 1211


Blue Badge Parking.


Website: www.dft.gov.uk
Blue Badge Helpline on 0207 944 2914 or 0161 367 0009.

GMPTE Travel Vouchers.

Travel vouchers are ideal for those with mobility difficulties who cannot use ordinary buses. You are entitled to reduced price taxi fares and travel on accessible bus services. Please see forum for a topic about this.
Website:
www.gmpte.com


For further information and to apply for travel vouchers please contact:
Passes and Permits
GMPTE
2 Picadilly Place
Manchester M1 3BG
Tel: 0161 224 1050.


Nisai Group.


The Nisai Group are a virtual, flexible learning academy, which offers support from both tutors and other students. They offer various academic courses from Key stage 2 - A levels. It's ideal for those doing home learning, who for health reasons cannot attend school/college. Please contact the Nisai group for further information and the courses available. You can also download a booklet from the forum.

Website: www.nisai.com


Milton Road,
Harrow, Middlesex
HA1 1XB
0208 424 8475


Warm Front.


Energy efficient grants for central heating, loft insulation and cavity wall insulation. You will be entitled if you are on certain benefits, including any rate of DLA. You could receive a grant of up to £2,700, or £4,000 if your home needs oil central heating.

To find out if you qualify for additional benefits and possibly a Warm Front Grant please contact the Benefit Entitlement Check team on telephone: 0800 072 9006

Website:
http://www.warmfront.co.uk


Field Services Department.
Advanced Total Energy Care Ltd
1st Floor Richmond House
The Watermark
Gateshead.
NE11 9SZ.

Or

Eaga House
Archbold Terrace
Jesmond
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE2 1DB

Freephone
0800 316 2805


Walks with Wheelchairs.


There is now an internet site where you can look up wheelchair accessible walks in the UK. These walks have been tried and tested.
Website:
http://www.walkswithwheelchairs.com


Welfare Rights - Stockport Office.

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Town Hall
Edward Street
Stockport
SK1 3XE

Telephone: 0161 480 4949



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