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Achieve –

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

GM Bereavement Service


Care Leavers Support (children in care and leaving care services)


Bury Carers Hub

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

National Framework


Citizens Advice Bury & Bolton District 

Telephone Adviceline – available Monday – Friday and is free

Opening Times: 10am – 4pm

Telephone Number: 0808 278 7804

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 


Contact for families with disabled children 

If you are going through the process of getting a diagnosis, or if you want information about a particular condition, you might want to visit their medical information webpages.


Family Action – Family Line

Aimed at people struggling with issues including family rows, money worries, new parenthood and relationship difficulties.

Health Visiting Service

Well Baby Clinics

List of baby clinics in Bury


Flu Vaccination information 

Food banks 

  • Brandlesholme Community Centre: 0161 797 7366  (Food bank and clothing -  weekdays except Tues 10am - 12:30pm)
  • Radcliffe: Trinity: C/O Trinity Baptist Church - 07963 605 283, email: (Collection 9am - 12pm every Thurs or Fri)
  • Ramsbottom: Ramsbottom Pantry  07710 461 761.  (Open Tues & Thurs, 12pm - 3pm)
  • Chesham Fold:  0161 797 3286 (Only available to those living in Chesham fold area. Mon-Weds: 10am -1pm)  
  • Fairfield area: Topping fold Community Centre - (Topping Fold, Trees, and Fairfield residents only)
  • Walmersley area: Attic Project  0161 258 6145.
  • Whitefield: Trust House  07411964653 (weekdays except Wed, 10am - 2pm)  


Bury Council Homeless Team – 0161 253 5537 (Mon- Fri 9am -5pm). Out of hours 0161 253 6606 

How to Register with a GP 

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

How can I get help when I feel ill?


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.

The Eagles Wing – A mutual support group for asylum seekers and refugees

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 Or call our helpline 0845 123 2352 (10am-3.30pm Monday-Friday)


Digital Mental Health Support 

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

Planning for recovery leaflet – leaving hospital after a mental health crisis 

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.

Breast cancer screening information 

Patient Transport  –  0161 762 1510 option 1 (Bury)

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Your Mind Matters – Thinking about your Mental Health booklet


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)


Greater Manchester Victims ServicesBury


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.