ASSIST (Withington)

Contact details

ASSIST (Withington)
Withington Methodist Church
439 Wilmslow Road
M20 4AN

Public phone: 0161 434 9216


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Neighbourhood care group providing practical help for people in the Withington area of Manchester who have no one else to turn to. Volunteers provide help such as befriending, emergency shopping, transport, pushing wheelchairs, walking dogs, sitting in to relieve carers, and basic practical tasks. Day centre 11am-2pm on Tuesdays for disabled elderly people. Seated exercise classes.

Target group: Older people who need neighbourly practical help.

Area served: Withington and immediate surrounding areas.

How to contact: Phone or email.


Monday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am - 3.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Friday: 9.30am - 12.30pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Access from Wilmslow Road or from Egerton Crescent (car park) - intercom system.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters by prior arrangement.

Charity number: 1062675

Year established: 1969

Staffing: 2 part time staff + around 60 volunteers.

Public transport: Buses 40, 41, 42, 43, 46, 142, 157. Bus stop on Wilmslow Road by National Westminster Bank - 20 yards from church entrance.

Record last checked: 19 June 2023


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