West Cheshire - local services

Below is a list of services available in West Cheshire that you can access if you need help. 

  • West Cheshire Local Offer

    Within the West Cheshire area the council operates and updates a ‘one stop shop’ for all services and provisions in the area, this includes details of children’s centres, charities that offer support as well as adult support. To access this portal go to: http://www.westcheshirelocaloffer.co.uk 

  • Cheshire Without Abuse

    Can provide temporary accommodation, advice and practical help. For people experiencing domestic abuse.

    Website: www.cheshirewithoutabuse.org.uk
    24 hour helpline: 01270 250390

  • Cheshire Young Carers

    Offers support for young carers who care for a loved one they live with. Group activity sessions monthly, as well as day
    trips and breaks.

    Website: https://www.cheshireyoungcarers.org/
    Telephone: 0151 356 3176

  • Chester Alcohol Services

    Advice, information, counselling and support group services for those experiencing problems with alcohol.

    Telephone: 01244 347087

  • Chester MESH

    Self help group for those suffering with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). The aim of the
    group is not to tell people what treatments to try, rather to share our collective experience. Open to anybody with an interest in the subject.

    Telephone: 01244 370988
    Email joan@chestermesh.org.uk

  • CSASS Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service

    Free independent counselling, and a telephone support line for individuals aged 18+. Support is also offered to those who may not have directly been abused, but who witnessed the abuse (partner/sibling) or been affected by a disclosure (nurse/social worker etc.).

    Website: http://csass.org.uk
    Support line: Freephone 0808 284 0448
    Appointment line: 01244 307 499

  • The Debt Advice Network

    Free, impartial advice around debt, money management and housing benefits.

    Telephone: 0151 356 8200

  • National Autistic Society (NAS) Cheshire West and Chester Branch

    Provides informative services for parents, carers and professionals about autism and the types of services available within the local area.

    Telephone: 01606 783295

  • Phoenix Chester

    A youth group for young people aged 13-19 years (25 years if person has Special Educational needs and/or Disability), who identify as LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans plus other identities) or anyone who is questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

    Telephone: 07900 680725

  • Reflect Children's Bereavement Service

    A free support service for children and young people. The service offers counselling and support both
    pre- and post- bereavement to children and their families, regardless of the nature, place or time of death.

    Telephone: 01244 851104

  • Youth Fed

    A youth charity that supports over 5,000 young people between the ages of 8 and 25. They offer a range of different services that fall into 3 categories; support for young people; support for youth groups; and engaging young people in social action.

    Website: www.youthfed.org.uk

  • Starting Well online chat for 11-19 year olds

    Provides advice and support to young people aged 11-19 who either live or attend school or college in the Cheshire West and Chester area.

    Website: http://www.startingwell.org.uk