Charities and Voluntary Organizations
Any charity or voluntary organization with connections to Sale can be listed here - email us to be included.
If you would like a page (free of charge) on Sale Community Web to give more details of your work locally just contact Sale Web
The links below are to the local branch if possible or to the parent organizations but the names and addresses are to local contacts.
Action for Sick Children Anne Gerrard 23 Portland Rd, Bowdon, Cheshire WA14 2PA. Miss Jean Nunn 26 Sycamore Ave, Hopwood, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 2JB
Action for Sustainable Living supports individuals and their communities to make a difference. We would like to support new areas and are looking for Voluntary Local Project Managers to help us to do this in Trafford. Please click here for more info (acrobat pdf file). Download Adobe Reader.
Action for Sustainable Living (AfSL) holds the gardening project "Natural Recovery" at Syrian House, a care home for people with mental health problems in Sale. Volunteers, residents of the house and youth offenders meet every Wednesday at 2pm to work the garden. Our aim is to help residents in their recovery, to offer people from the local community the possibility of participating in a sustainable project and to work towards social inclusion.
Age UK - website
If you have dementia and would like to meet and spend time with others affected by dementia, you'll be welcomed at our Walk and Talk support group. Carers welcomed too!
We meet every Tuesday from 10.30am at Worthington Park (Broad Road entrance). We have a gentle walk around the park (there are plenty of benches for resting) and then go over the road to High Lee House for refreshments and socialising until 12pm. Our experienced staff and trained volunteers run the group to help you get the most out of the sessions and are on hand to offer information and advice.
For more information contact your local Alzheimer's Society office in Trafford on 0161 962 4769 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Autistic Society Greater Manchester 1114 Chester Road, Stretford,
Manchester, M32 OHL. Tel: 0161 866 8483.
Barnardo's 9 Town Square, Sale, 0161 962 4608
Shop is at 62 School Road, Sale, M33 7XE. We are currently appealing for volunteers. Anyone who is interested in volunteering can visit our shop, phone us on 0161 973 9314 or, for more information they can visit our website at www.bhf.org.uk/volunteer .
Cancer Research Campaign Flat 6 Millbrook Ct, 75 Oakfield, Sale, 0161 973 9965
A gift to Change4Change will enable practical aid to be administered in the
Contact the Elderly Aims to alleviate the isolation and loneliness of elderly people by taking them out to tea one Sunday afternoon a month. Contact: Jenny Broadhurst 01942 217577 email: email@example.com
We offer affordable face to face counselling for children from the age of 6, adults and couples. A reduced rate is available for those in receipt of a means tested benefit. We offer home counselling for those who are unable to attend our centre due to health issues. We can also offer counselling in other languages, please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Our opening times are: Monday to Thursday 10am - 10pm. Friday 10am - 4pm
Appointments line: 0161 941 7754
The Counselling and Family Centre,
40 Mayor’s Road,
Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of, and governed by, people who are deafblind or have both a sight and hearing loss. We champion the rights and interests of all people who are deafblind or have a combined sight and hearing loss and deliver quality services to give these individuals autonomy and control over their lives. Through our work we support equality, independence and choice.
We provide support services to individuals with a combined hearing and sight impairment through social groups and befriending. We are hoping to start a new social group in the Trafford area.
Contact - email firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 07900 738 683.
Disability View A disability website page focusing on Manchester
Disability.gov.uk Helping people to find out about their civil rights and to see more clearly how useful the Internet can be as a source for information
Elizabeth FitzRoy Support We provide practical support for adults with all forms of learning disability. We currently support around 35 people from the local area, providing educational and leisure opportunities, and helping them to access community facilities throughout Sale and the wider Manchester area. We have close links with the Community Learning Disabilities Team at Trafford MBC, local community centres, Trafford Advocacy and the Supported Employment service.
Dunham House, 85 Cross Street, Sale, Cheshire M33 7HH. Tel: 0161 973 1896
Epilepsy Action South Manchester Branch We meet on the third thursday in each month at Park House on Northenden Road in Sale. We meet at 7.30pm till 9pm. Subs £1. For more information ring Karen on 0161 998 2625.
Family and Child Therapies PO Box 245, Sale, Cheshire, M33 2ZZ. Sue Cartwright Tel:0161 374 1905 Mob: 07790 050090
Genie Networks We provide a number of invaluable services for Deaf Children and their families.
Family ChitChat sessions are for families with deaf children or deaf parents.
This is a great opportunity for you and your family to develop communication in a fun and interesting way with one of our specially trained tutors.
Come along and join our lovely circle of family and friends, share experiences and learn together.
Deaf Equality Training Courses
Genie Team - Altrincham General Hospital, Market St, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1PE
Always wanted to learn British Sign Language? Sign language training courses - see website
Genie Networks is a registered Charity Supporting Deaf People and their Families in Trafford: Registered Charity No: 1121805
Henshaws Society for Blind People 88-92
Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0GS
Home Start Home-Start Trafford and Salford is a voluntary organisation that recruits and trains volunteers who then visit families in their own homes to offer support, friendship and practical help. Are you a parent? Do you appreciate the pleasure of having children as well as understand the difficulties? Could you spare 3 hours per week? Would you like to support a family going through a difficult time? Tel: Tracy 0161 865 4222 email@example.com
International Inner Wheel Secretary: Margaret J. Palmer Headquarters Office: Stafford Court, Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 7PE
Macmillan Cancer Relief19b School Rd, Sale, 0161 905 1133
Manchester Friends of the Earth - Green Fish Resource Centre 46-50 Oldham Street MANCHESTER M4 1LE. 0161 234 2974
NCH Action for Children Trafford Young Carers Project, 69 Cross St, Sale, 0161 972 0090
1 -2 children die each week in Britain by someone who should be caring for that child. Even if all you can do is place a collection box in your shop - that can make a huge difference to a child. Please help! To find out more about the NSPCC and the new Sale fundraising group contact Deborah Hardwick Community Appeals Manager On 0161 304 9815.
Patchwork is a Mobile Artistic Mental Health and Wellbeing Service for Trafford and South Manchester. We run free art sessions for people with long term mental health issues and people affected by bereavement, stress and or trauma.
Providing Drug and alcohol services in Trafford. Phoenix Futures brings positive change in the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by substance misuse. We reduce the impact of drug and alcohol related harm and enable our service users to rebuild their lives. Our purpose is achieved through the skills and dedication of our staff.
We work to support children and parents in separated families. We are involved with the family courts producing assessments of parents in residence and contact proceedings. We also work on earlier intervention and within the community. We offer therapeutic support, parenting groups, fathers support groups, contact support, mediation. We are going to be 'touring' the region (schools, family centres, community groups/venues) with our presentation 'Parenting Apart' - suitable for all separating and separated parents who want to act in the best interests of their children. Tel:0161 737 8996
Royal National Institute for Deaf People - link to what is going on in the North of England
RSPCA - 08705 555 999.
Calls at BT national rate. 24hr service
St Pauls Church Jeffrey Cook 28 Walton Rd, Sale, Cheshire M33 4AB
St Ann's Hospice 82 School Rd, Sale, 0161 972 0040
Sale & Altrincham MENCAP The Rowans, 100 Navigation Rd, Altrincham,
0161 928 5678
Army, The Sale Corps,
27 Ashton Lane,
Aid for Gambian Education (SAGE) finds sponsors to pay for
the education of young Gambian children who are either orphaned
or whose parents
are too poor to pay for their children to go to school. For more
information click on the link above to visit their website.
Scope 21 School Rd, Sale, 0161 962 5659
Self Help Services - Zion Community Resource,
339 Stretford Road,
Hulme, Manchester M15 4ZY
SKCV Childrens Tust 265 Brooklands Road, Manchester, M23 9HF Chairman: Richard May 0161 973 5042
Society for Abandoned
Animals, (Peggy Henderson Animal Sanctuary)
Stockport CP Society runs day services for disabled adults in Trafford on Mondays to Fridays, and Wednesday evening activities for disabled young people. Website: click on heading link
Ryder Care 45a Green Lane, Sale, 0161 976 2629
Theatre of the Senses is a not for profit company and was founded in manchester in 2011 by Shaun O'brien and Tamra O'Brien. We are based in Trafford. Our mission is to bring theatre to a wide theatre audience. We also produce an extensive educational program. The company has embraced the idea of multi-sensory, and placed great importance on all 5 senses, through lighting, sound, taste, smells and touch.
Trafford & Salford Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Mrs Gaynor Taylor Davis Court, Cyprus St, Stretford, Manchester M32 8AX
for Mental Health 9a-9b Washway Rd, Sale, 0161 962 0487
A non-profit organisation working in Trafford. We help older and vulnerable people who own their own home, those in privately rented and social housing, with repairs, improvements and adaptations. The objective is to assist people to remain living independently in their own home in a safe, secure & warm environment.
We will advise and assist on all types of work including building maintenance, windows and doors, heating, damp problems, roofs etc. We also provide a “low cost” handyperson service for a range of small jobs. We also provide benefits checks for over 60’s. All advice is free. Unfortunately we don’t undertake gardening, decorating, gas or electrical work, but we have a comprehensive list of vetted contractors we can supply to clients.
Unit 14, Empress Business Centre,
380 Chester Road
M16 9EA Tel: 0161 873 8666 Fax:0161 874 1696
We aim to provide information, advocacy and brokerage to people with impairments across Trafford. We are a disabled people’s user-led organisation, set up using the expertise of disabled people to provide tailored support to people with impairments to live full, enjoyable and independent lives. This means enabling people to take responsibility for their own daily lives and decisions, and giving them the skills and confidence to play an active role in the care and the financial support that they receive. We also now offer a Managed Accounts & Payroll service (MAPS). Please contact us or visit our website for more details.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.traffordcil.co.uk / Trafford CIL, Marshall House, 2, Park Avenue, Sale, M33 6HE / Telephone: 0161 850 0645 Fax: 0161 973 2003 / Textphone (via mobile) 07944 049092 (8am to 4pm)
Trafford Crossroad Care Attendants Scheme Ltd17a Marsland Rd, Sale 0161 905 1986
Trafford Disability Enabling disabled people and carers in Trafford to get information on work and learning opportunities.
Dyslexia Awareness Tel: Diane 0161 973 6911
Trafford Gingerbread GroupFor Lone Parent families. Meetings at G.H. Carnall Leisure Centre Saturdays 2-5pm
Trafford Manic Depression Self-Help Group Meet bi-monthly at "Park House" on Northenden Road, Sale.
NCT (National Childbirth Trust)
Trafford Information, Advice & Guidance Partners Kathryn Kirby PO Box 40, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Rd, Stretford, Manchester M32 0EL
Association 40 Wolsey Rd, Sale, Cheshire M33 7AV
The Trafford Skills Group at Pathways Resource Centre, Torbay Road, Trafford, provides a wide range of activities for adults with physical and/or learning disabilities including autistic spectrum conditions. We provide high staffing ratios with well trained and committed staff. We offer a wide range of activities to develop new skills, or improve existing ones. Trafford Skills Group works with all service users at a level and pace appropriate to their needs. Some of the activities that we currently offer include: Art and Craft, Computer skills, Cookery Skills, Music and Drama, Walking Groups, Yoga
We are a parent and carer-led charity, founded in 1953, providing support to disabled people and their families in Cheshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you'll understand the impact it can have on your daily life, from motability problems and commumication difficulties to emotional changes and a loss of confidence in doing everyday tasks.
You're not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who've been affected by stroke. You'll be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as making new friends and enjoying a varied range of activites.
The group meets every Tuesday morning from 10am to 12noon at the following venueThe Avenue Methodist Church and Living Well Centre, Wincham Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 4PL
Our group is funded by donations and general fundraising events. If you would like to support us, please get in touch, We'd be very happy to hear from you.
You can find out more about the Stroke Association on our website - heading above is the link
Contact details: Mark Hodgkinson, Chair - Trafford Stroke Support Group, Tel: 0161 864 2465 or 07933 656550
Trafford Twins Club Mrs Liz Keeling 6 Thorley Lane, Timperley, Cheshire WA15 7AZ
We are a Charity that delivers MiDAS & PATS Training to organisations in the voluntary & statutory & not-for-profit sectors.
UNICEF Julia Taylor 62 Grange Rd, Sale, Cheshire M33 3EW
Voluntary Sector Online The CAADE Centre Charity Group Greater Manchester Area
Volunteer Stroke Scheme Mrs Sue Pierce, 33 Fownhope Rd, Sale, Cheshire M33 4RF
W.R.V.S Trafford, Chester Rd Old, Trafford, Manchester M16.
WRVS provides a range of services to help people in need who might otherwise feel lonely and isolated. Volunteers play a vital role in everything we do: nearly 60,000 of them - both men and women - give up their time to help other people and to make life better in their communities. WRVS are looking for people interested in doing voluntary work and being a hospital volunteer. Visit WRVS for more information.
WEA Sale Branch Mrs D. Wallace, 21 Kleinworth Rd, Sale, Cheshire
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