About Bury Samaritans
Nestled in the heart of Knowsley Street facing Bury Town Hall, Bury Samaritans has been providing support to the people of Bury and the surrounding areas for almost 35 years. We mainly cover the following areas:
We offer support in person, over the phone and via text message and email.
Our Work in the Bury Community
A vital part of our work at Bury Samaritans is getting involved in the local community to spread the word, fundraise and deliver emotional support. We have an outreach team who regularly visit schools and other establishments to raise awareness of key mental health issues among children and young people.
Volunteering at Bury Samaritans
Everyone at the Bury branch is a volunteer and we are always on the look-out for more volunteers to help us continue with our vital work. Our volunteering opportunities range from answering the phones, buying the biscuits and coffee to fundraising with our events team within the local community and we welcome your contributions whatever your skills, hobbies or interests may be.
For more information on our volunteering opportunities why not come along to one of our information sessions to find out more about what we do? Our next information session is on the following date:
- Sunday 14th January, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Would You Like One of Our Speakers Team to Come and Talk to You?
If you are a teacher at a school, or a member of a club or society we would be delighted to come and talk to you about the work Samaritans do. Please email: email@example.com for more information.
Part of our service is providing emotional support to people held over the weekend in the Bury Custody Suite. We also recently launched 'Operation Lifesaver' with GMP, Bury Division, a vital partnership aimed to strengthen links between the police and the charity and support the most vulnerable people police come into contact with.
Local Action Saves Lives
Every 90 seconds someone in the UK or Ireland dies by suicide. We don't think this is right. We are calling on everyone who cares about preventing suicide to step up and ask for action in their communities by emailing their councillors. It is really easy: just enter your contact details on the Samaritans website and we will tell you who your councillor is and even provide suggested text https://goo.gl/qZA3uj