Coronavirus Update

The Lifeworks office is now open for booked appointments only. To make an appointment, you must be a client or carer of Lifeworks. You can request an appointment by phone, email, or text. To make a new referral please contact us

To protect our staff, trustees, volunteers, and clients, we are not running any drop-in appointments or groups so we can limit numbers and maintain social distancing.

You must not attend if you feel unwell or have a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss/change in your sense of smell/taste. 


The carer and client groups are taking place remotely on Zoom or in the community.

Carer Groups:

  • Northwood Garden Centre Support Group
  • Middleport Matters Support Group
  • Trentham Gardens meet up
  • Zoom Support and Chat Group

Client Groups:

  • Walks at Westport Lake or other local parks.
  • Zoom Quiz Nights
  • Zoom Client Chats

For more information see Calendar

Carer Feedback


Lifeworks Covid Support Leaflets

Working with Keele University students Lifeworks produced some leaflets giving advise and guidance regarding how to cope during the pandemic.

Carers Guide COVID-19

CPP - understanding autism

Lifeworks Survival Guide On ADHD Brochure


Local Covid support information

StokeonTrentTogether - Community Support Network https://corona19.vast.org.uk/ 01782 234234. communities@stoke.gov.uk 

Newcastle-under-Lyme - Covid-19 Helpline - Realise Charity - Covid-19 (realisefoundation.org.uk) Call: 01782 717717 

Staffordshire County Council

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Coronavirus/Help-and-support/Help-and-support.aspx 

South Staffordshire - The South Staffordshire COVID-19 helpline: 01902 696499 Email: Covid-19@sstaffs.gov.uk https://www.sstaffs.gov.uk/environment/coronavirus.cfm

National Autistic Society:

coronavirus (autism.org.uk)

Emergency 999  NHS 111 

Middleport Matters Carer Group

On the second Wednesday of every month there will be a carer support group run by Sue Gibson at Middleport Matters, 177-179 Newcastle Street, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 3QJ.

This will take place from 1030am to 1200pm.

For more information please contact Sue on 07450 002289 or suegibson@lifeworksstaffordshire.org.uk

Northwood Garden Centre Carer Group

On the first Wednesday of every month there will be a carer support group run by Sue Gibson at Northwood Garden Centre, Clayton Road, Clayton, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ST5 4DH.

The Coffee Shop. (northwoodgardencentre.co.uk)

This will take place from 1030am to 1230pm.

For more information please contact Sue on 07450 002289 or suegibson@lifeworksstaffordshire.org.uk

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