Useful Contact Numbers

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Preston and Chorley – 01772 791460 or 07557 123 493

Headway UK – 0808 800 2244

Headway other groups and branches.

Finance

ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) new claims – 0800 055 6688

ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) enquiries – 0345 608 8545

ESA Work Capability Assessments (Maximus) – 0800 2888 777

PIP (Personal Independence Payment) new claims – 0800 917 2222

PIP Assessments (ATOS) – 0300 3300120

Preston City Council (for Council Tax and Housing Benefit) – 01772 906900

Preston City Council (welfare benefits and debt advice) – 01772 906363

Chorley Borough Council – 01257 515151

South Ribble Borough Council – Tel: 01772 421491

Welfare Rights (Lancashire) – 0300 123 6739.

Health

Your own GP should be contacted for non emergency health advice during surgery hours.

Royal Preston Hospital – 01772 716565

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital – 01257 261222

Non emergency health advice – 111

Emergency medical help required fast – 999

Samaritans – 116 123

Legal

Police – 101 (non emergency such as reporting a crime)

Police – 999 (requesting immediate police assistance).

Lancashire Police – 01772 614444

Court of Protection (deals with mental capacity) – 0300 456 4600

Headway Preston and Chorley legal advice 07557123493.

Headway NW Solicitors list 

Care and support

Lancashire County Council Social Services – 0300 123 6720.

Lancashire County Council Social Services (urgent care needs) – 0300 123 6720

Other charities

Disability Equality NW – 01772 558 863

Stroke Association – 01253 762665