Information and Support

Some Useful Telephone numbers:


Crisis Line for Urgent out of hours Mental health matters (Bolton) 01204 390740

Samaritans  (Bolton) 01204 521200 / 116 123 (free)

Email Samaritans:

C.A.L.M (Campaign Against Living Miserably)   0800 585858

Papyrus  Hope line (For Younger People)  0800 0684141

BASIC   (Bolton)  01204 861671  Bolton Advice  Support, Information and Care- Advocacy– free advice and guidance on benefit claim form filling

Citizens Advice Bureau          0300 330 9071, 

Welfare Rights  ( Benefit Appeals) (Bolton)  01204 333820

Silverline : 0800 470 8090

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

NHS 111  –  Call 111

Counselling services

1point (counselling referrals) (Bolton) 01204 917744

Achieve (Bolton) 01204 397889-provider of substance misuse treatment and recovery service in  Bolton

Fortalice (Bolton)  01204 365677 Support centre  01204 70184  24hr care

Refuge for women children and young people who have or who are suffering the effects of domestic abuse. 

Urban Outreach  (Bolton) 01204 385848  Email Urban Reach :

Provide a holistic, person-centred approach to support with some of the most disadvantaged, vulnerable and complex adults and young people in Bolton. 

Support Centres

 Community Mental Health Team –South Barnett House  (Bolton)  01204 483000

Early Intervention Team (Bolton)   01204 483003

Band—YMCA (Bolton)  01204 380643

provide support for the individual, through drop-ins, and other recovery-based services. 

St George’s Day Centre (Bolton)  01204 3361463  (Care Co-coordinator Referral Only)

Local Welfare provision (Bolton)  01204 332772

Senior Solutions– Visiting and Befriending  Service – (Bolton) 01204 335107

Advocacy — 26-28 Mawdsley St BL 1LF

Winifred Kettle House Washacre, Westhoughton, Bolton

Age Uk: Services for People aged 50 or above who live in Bolton  01204 382411

The Square, 53-55 Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RZ

Winston’s wish – providing support for children who have suffered the bereavement of a parent or sibling  08088 020 021