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Police Contact for Volunteers

Some general advice for the voluntary organisations on Police contact:

  • If the volunteer believes a person is in imminent danger they should call 999.
  • If they believe a person is a victim of domestic or elder abuse but not in imminent danger they should call 101.
  • If they have general concerns about non urgent vulnerabilities they should report direct to Adult Social care on -

                         •   If the adult lives in Stoke-on-Trent: 0800 561 0015

Together We're Better Stakeholder Update 30th March 2020

As you will all be aware, we are now facing unprecedented times in the NHS, social care and as a country with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. We want to make sure that everyone is kept as up to date as possible with what is going on locally in health and care, including any temporary service changes. As a result, Together We’re Better will be releasing weekly updates, like this one, with the latest information from across the health and care system across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

FREE technology to help people with Learning Disabilities during coronavirus outbreak

In response to the recent escalation of UK Governments Coronavirus strategy and the challenging months ahead we’re likely to face, we’re proud to offer a slimmed-down version of AutonoMe for FREE to vulnerable people such as people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs and Care Leavers and others in the UK.

Get Men Talking

Join us to celebrate the launch of Get Men Talking, a new discreet service specifically for men in Newcastle-under-Lyme. 

The launch will be a great chance join like minded people and local organisations to discuss the issue around men's wellbeing, and help create opportunities to make a real difference across our town. 


Well Being with Horses

Wellbeing With Horses' Workshop to be held at a new venue in Newborough near Draycott in the Clay. 

This 2 hr session helps you understand how stress can have a detrimental effect on your wellbeing both physically and mentally and how best to manage this in our ever busyier lives.


The way improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) services are provided locally is changing on 1 April 2020 with the launch of the new Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Wellbeing Service.

The new service will bring together existing IAPT teams in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent into one, fully integrated service with a single point of access.