Monday – 9am to 6.45pm
Tuesday to Friday – 9am to 4.30pm (phones answered until 5pm)
Phone number: 0161 271 0020
Cruse Bereavement Care – 0808 808 1677
Offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies
Care Leavers Support (children in care and leaving care services)
How to refer to the service:
Telephone: 0300 303 0207
NHS Continuing Healthcare – ‘Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS. This is known as NHS continuing healthcare’
NHS England Continuing Healthcare film
Easy Read Guide
Telephone Adviceline – available Monday – Friday and is free
Opening Times: 10am – 4pm
Out of Hours Advice Service – contact by Telephone and SMS between 6pm and 9pm, 7 days a week.
Call or SMS to 0161 850 5053
CAP debt help (Christians Against Poverty)
Free debt counselling in your community
0800 328 0006 (call free) – website
Family Action – Family Line
Aimed at people struggling with issues including family rows, money worries, new parenthood and relationship difficulties.
- Telephone: 0808 802 6666
- Text message: 07537 404 282
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Live web chat
List of baby clinics in Bury
Bury Council Homeless Team – 0161 253 5537 (Mon- Fri 9am -5pm). Out of hours 0161 253 6606
How to register with a GP leaflet (homeless)
How to register with a GP leaflet – gypsy, traveler & roma community
How to register with a GP leaflet – asylum seekers and refugees
ADAB work with men, women, young and elderly people from primarily the South Asian community (people with Pakistani, Indian & Bangladeshi heritage) as well as new and emerging communities including asylum seekers and refugees within Bury
CAHN (Caribbean & African Health Network) – is a Black-led organisation set up to address the wider social determinants to reduce health inequalities for people of Caribbean & African in Greater Manchester and beyond.
Jobcentre Plus (how to contact)
Action against Medical Accidents: For advice and information visit website for advice, information and support, including: • making a complaint • inquest support • taking legal action www.avma.org.uk/help-advice Or call our helpline 0845 123 2352 (10am-3.30pm Monday-Friday) www.avma.org.uk
Greater Manchester Local Support helplines
Mental health Support in Lancashire
BIG in Mental Health (Bury) providing good mental health recovery through support and hope, empowering adults to improve their quality of life. Any adult who consider themselves to have a mental health condition are welcome to attend.
Bury Council – Support for mental health and wellbeing information
Get Help Line – 0161 464 3679 (a confidential service for residents of all ages in Bury who are experiencing difficulties with their mental wellbeing).
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation provides a guide to Mental Health problems, topical issues and treatment options via their website.
Visit the Mental Health Foundation website
Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am – 6pm)
Visit the Mind website
YoungMinds offers information, support and advice for children and young people.
Help for concerned parents of those under 25 is offered by phone.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Mon–Fri 9.30am-4pm)
Visit the YoungMinds website
The YoungMinds crisis messenger service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258.
Young People & Mental Health – Bury College Student Video
CAMHS Self-help Guides
Mental Health Crisis Numbers – National
Samaritans A safe place to talk 24 hours a day about whatever is troubling you Call 116 123
Papyrus For Children and Young people under 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide or anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide. Call 0800 068 41 41
Our Frontline – National mental health line for health, emergency services, social care and key workers. Offers round-the-clock one-to-one support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health. Phone line open between 07:00 and 23:00 every day. Text service available 24/7.
Call 0300 131 7000 or staff can text FRONTLINE to 85258.
NHS treatment charges– Overseas Visitors
Age UK Bury – 0161 763 9030
The Silver Line Our Helpline – 0800 4 70 80 90
The Silver Line is the only national confidential and free helpline for older people open every day and night of the year.
Patient Transport – 0161 762 1510 option 1 (Bury)
Your Mind Matters – Thinking about your Mental Health booklet
URGENT DENTAL CARE:
Patients can call a Freephone telephone number 0333 332 3800
Available from 8am to 10pm everyday, including weekends and bank holidays (the above number should NOT be used by patients who have a regular dentist during normal surgery hours)
Veterans Gateway – 0808 802 1212
NHS Military veterans’ services (community-based psychological therapy service)
VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES:
Greater Manchester Victims Services: Bury
Prince’s Trust – Open to young people aged 11 to 30 – no matter if they have been facing some serious issues such as homelessness or if they’ve been in trouble with the law.
Offer hundreds of free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career.
SEE OUR ‘FIND SERVICES’ PAGE