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Working together to help you….

Here is a list of our partners and links to some of their websites.

Age UK North Staffs

Age UK North Staffs has recently changed its name from Age Concern North Staffs to Age UK North Staffordshire and will  continue to provide local services to the North Staffordshire community.

They have been working since 1991 to promote the well-being of all older people living in the Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands areas, and to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

ASIST

ASIST is a not for profit organisation supplying advocacy services in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

Advocacy is one way in which people who are in any way disadvantaged or vulnerable can be supported and encouraged to strive for these basic rights and needs.

Aspire Housing

Aspire Housing provides around 20,000 customers with quality affordable homes and services acorss North Staffordshire and South Cheshire. Our services include general housing needs for rent and shared ownership, sheltered housing, extra care housing and help for people to live independently.

Aspire Housing is part of the Aspire Group which includes PM Training and the Realise Foundation.

CACH – Chase Against Crimes of Hate

CACH is a multi-agency partnership dedicated to raising awarenes of hate crime and incidences. CACH covers the Chase district of Staffordshire and offers a third party self-reporting mechanism.

Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent

Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent is one of the largest Citizens advice bureaux in the country. They help about 30,000 people each year with 70,000 different problems.

Services are available to the many communities within the City and their premises have been especially designed to be as accessible as possible to people with physical disabilities, mobility or other sensory impairments.

Tel 03444 111 444

The Crown Prosecution Service

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is the main prosecuting authority in England and Wales. They work in partnership with all the agencies in the criminal justice system. They  work especially closely with the police, although they are independent of them.

The C P S in North Staffordshire is based at Etruria in Stoke-on-Trent and  serves the Crown Courts at Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent and the Magistrates Courts at  Newcastle- under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent.

Disability Solutions

Disability Solutions are a voluntary organisation and run by local disabled people giving advice on benefits, housing and welfare across Stoke-on-Trent. One of the largets user-led voluntary organisations, run by people with disabilities on behalf of people with disabilities.

Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice state that they work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council

Newcastle Borough Council is a local government district within Staffordshire covering the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

North Staffs Mind

 North Staffs Mnd is an experienced provider of mental health services in North Staffordshire. As a local MIND association, and afiliated member of Mind (the national association for mental health) , North Staffs Mind shares the statement and vision of our national organisation:

“Working to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress, primarily in North Staffordshire”.

We deliver local mental health services, provide information and support as well as campaign to improve policy and attitudes.

North Staffs Users Group

 North Staffs Users Group is a pressure group for people living in North Staffordshire who have personal experience of mental distress or illness.

They work together to try to get the best local mental health services, whether these are provided by hospitals, GPs, Social Workers. Community Nurses or Voluntary Services

Restorative Justice Hub

Restorative Justice (RJ) is a victim-focused, voluntary process which brings together the victims of crime and offenders to help repair harm and find a way forward. It gives victims an opportunity to explain to the offender the real impact of their crime, enabling them to move on with their lives. RJ also provides a way for offenders to face up to their actions.

Often people affected by crime feel they have little involvement in the Criminal Justice Process. RJ can help by delivering benefits that traditional justice cannot, by empowering victims and giving them a voice.

Part of Staffordshire Victim Gateway.

Saltbox

Saltbox Christian Centre supports, encourages and promotes the work of Christian churches. It provides a voice for faith groups to highlight the importance of their community work.

Saltbox Christian Centre also identified potential partnership opportunities for faith groups with statutory, voluntary and community sector partners to help bring about community cohesion and transformation.

Staffordshire Police

Staffordshire Police provides a policing service to the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

To contact them In an emergency, where life is in danger or a crime is in progress, call 999.

For non-emergency calls and general enquiries contact them on 101.

If you are you deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired you can contact Staffordshire Police using SMS deaf text messaging. See the website for details.

Staffordshire Buddies

Staffordshire Buddies is the HIV and sexual health charity for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

The mission is to reduce the impact of HIV through providing support, information, advocacy and advice to those living with, or affected by, the virus, and by undertaking health promotion support to communities at risk.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service undertake a number of activities all aimed at making our Staffordshire communities safer and stronger. The organisation run a number of services deigned to inform and help members of the community to protect homes and business premises, whether it is educating children, or raising awareness of road safety issues amongst drivers. The Serivce also offers a free home fire risk check designed to decrease fire risks within the home.

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Local government district in Staffordshire . The Council is based in Leek and is situated between Stoke-on-Trent and the Peak District National Park.

Staffordshire Victim Gateway

A new service to all victims of crime in Staffordshire, which can provide advice, information and support, even if you haven’t reported the crime to the police. We want to support you to get back in control of your life as quickly as possible so you can move on from the experience.

Our advice and information covers a wide range of issues such as claiming compensation, dealing with the financial impacts of a crime, helping with insurance problems or how it may have affected your benefits, or job. All of our advice is confidential and free.

Stoke on Trent City Council

 Stoke-on-Trent City Concil is a non metropolitan district of Staffordshire. It is a unitary authority covering Stoke-on-Trent and is made up of six towns.

Stoke on Trent Safer City Partnership

 Stoke-onTrent Safer City Partnership is responsible for implementing the national crime, disorder, drug and alcohol strategy at a local level. Its aim is to work in active partnership:

“creating a safer, stronger and healthier city by decreasing crime, disorder, substance misuse and associated problems”.

Tell MAMA UK

The MAMA project is inspired by a need expressed by Muslim communities in the UK. The community support requirements for Muslim communities do extend to the need for support for the victims of anti-Muslim attacks in England and for the collection and mapping of anti-Muslim attacks in the country. Furthermore, many Muslim communities have stated that such a service should run in synergy with Police services so that information gathered via a project like MAMA can be collected, verified and passed onto the Police

White Ribbon Campaign

Thousands of people around the world are making a commitment to play their part in standing up to condemn violence against women. Join us now by making a personal pledge to support the campaign.

Your Housing Group

Your Housing Group is one of the UK’s largest social housing providers with over 32,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands.

Our mission is “transforming your lives and your communities” and we do this by providing the people who live in our communities with a wide range of guidance and support services