116 123 free from any phone
Stockport SK4 3LD
How we can help
- Accessible toilets
- Wheelchair accessible
- Our entrance is by the car park for the centre (i.e. near the back of the library, on Heaton Close)
About Samaritans of Stockport and District
We serve as a listening ear for our local community, with ordinary people supporting those struggling to cope, round the clock, every single day of the year.
From our base in Heaton Moor, we offer emotional support by telephone. However, we proudly support the whole of Stockport, as well as neighbouring areas.
In 2020, our Stockport and District branch took 16,655 calls for help.
There are about 25-30 suicides per year in Stockport.
Areas we cover: Stockport, South Manchester (Didsbury, Chorlton, Wythenshawe, Levenshulme), Trafford (Altrincham, Hale, Hale Barns), Tameside (Hyde, Stalybridge) Glossop, New Mills, Wilmslow.
Volunteering at Samaritans of Stockport and District
Find out more about volunteering go to our Volunteering webpage
Our outreach work in Stockport and District
Samaritans of Stockport and District are actively involved with the Stockport Suicide Prevention Collaborative to help prevent suicide in our community.
We provide Samaritan awareness training to local schools, and support the Network Rail partnership, as well as speaking at various voluntary and community groups. If you would like us to give a talk, we would always be interested - see general enquiries below.
Raising funds for Samaritans of Stockport and District
It costs around £22,000 per year to keep our branch operating and letting us carry out our vital work. We strongly welcome any donations however small or large, one-off or regular.
Could you also raise money for us? If you have the energy or enthusiasm to organise a fundraising event on behalf of our branch, we would love to hear from you. It can be a great thing to do with friends or family.
Text to Donate
Text STOCKPORTSAMS to 70085 to donate
Texts cost donation plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to donate but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text STOCKPORTSAMSNOINFO to 70085.
We are registered with easyfundraising, a great site, with over 4,000 shops and sites, where you can raise money for Samaritans of Stockport and District with your everyday online shopping.
We want to raise as much as possible so please sign up for free and help us at Easyfundraising
Visiting Samaritans of Stockport and District
Due to Covid-19 restrictions our face to face service is suspended until it is deemed safe to resume. Our freephone 116 123 and email service [email protected] are still available 24/7.
Our privacy statement
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