Services for Disabled People

Adaptations for Disabled People
Tameside Council
Waterloo Road
Stalybridge, Tameside SK15 2AU
0161 342 2400
www.tameside.gov.uk
Get information and advice from the Resource Centre on Waterloo Road. Many Council services can now be accessed at the above website.

Blind & Partialy Sighted People
Tameside Council
Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL6 6DL
0161 342 2569/2400
www.tameside.gov.uk
Offers support to children, adults and their families/carers. Many Council services can now be accessed via their website.

Centre for the Visualy Impaired
Dukinfield Library
Concord Way
Dukinfield, Tameside SK16 4DB
0161 330 3257
A Library Club for visually impaired people held every fourth Tuesday of the month from 1.30 – 3.30pm at Dukinfield library. Admission is free.

Hattersley Talking News
Community Centre
Hattersley Road East, Hattersley
Hyde, Cheshire SK14 3EQ
0161 368 5171
www.hmcm.org.uk
Produces Hattersley & Mottram Community News on tape and CD. The Talking News can also be accessed as a podcast from the above website. If you would like a copy of the Talking News call the news team on the number above.

Home Library Service
Mossley Library
Wyre St
Mossley, Tameside OL5 OEU
01457 832467
Home visits for people unable to visit a library because of infirmity or access problems. Provides a selection of  books, music and jigsaws. Also available talking books and  books in large print. For further information contact the Community Care Section on the number above. Answer phone available out of hours.  

Housebound People – Information & Advice Service
Tameside Council
Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL6 6DL
0161 342 3068
www.tameside.gov.uk

Housebound People – Library Service
Tameside Council
Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL6 6DL
0161 371 1655
www.tameside.gov.uk

Tameside Blind Association
4 Wellington Parade
Dukinfield, Tameside SK16 4LE
0161 330 7778
Contact for general advice and information and to find out about social clubs and activities on offer. Answer phone in use out of hours.  

Tameside Carers Centre
50 Warrington St
Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL6 7JX
0161 342 3344
Provides information, advice, support and advocacy to carers looking after a friend, relative or neighbour who because of their age, physical or other disability cannot manage at home without help. Carers meet at HAMPA House, 73 Hattersley Road East. Contact the Carers Centre for more information.  

Tameside Talking Newspaper
38 Salisbury Drive
Dukinfield, Tameside SK16 5DL
0161 338 3578
Weekly papers, The Advertiser and Reporter on cassette sent free of charge to blind and partially sighted people. Contact for more information if you, or someone you know, would be interested in receiving talking newspapers.

Tuesday Club for the Visualy Impaired
Hattersley Community Centre
Hattersley Road East, Hattersley
Hyde, Cheshire SK14 3EQ
0161 368 8513
Social club, which meets every Tuesday from 9am – 2pm. Offers social activities, handicraft sessions and day trips out.

Vision First
Wilshaw House
1 Wilshaw Lane
Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL7 9QG
0161 330 7028
As part of the Social Services Department, the Visual Impairment Team have a range of facilities to help people with a visual impairment to retain or regain their independence, learn new skills and adapt existing ones.

www.hattersley.org.uk