North Staffs Voice for Mental Health closed on the 31 December 2017 due to a lack of funding.

Below is a list of useful organisations


Age UK 01782 286209
Aged 50+ can support people with benefit claims, befriending etc

ASIST (Advocacy Service) 01782 845584
One to one advocacy, completely independent

Citizens Advice telephone Line 0344 411 1444
For any financial related advice, benefits, debts etc

Disability Solutions 01782 667333
Benefit support for people with disabilities or long term conditions.

Healthwatch Staffs 0800 051 8371

Healthwatch SOT 01782 683080
Helps individuals to gain access to, understand & use info to promote & maintain
good health & make best use of local services. May support issues with services.

PALS (Patient Advice & Liaison Service) 0800 030 4563
Complaints about wards, outpatients and A&E services

Pohwer (ICAS Advocacy) 0300 456 2370
Advocacy support for NHS complaints