Samaritans of Stockport and District

Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

Heatons Centre
Thornfield Road
Stockport SK43LD

Where we work


How we can help

Schools outreach
Listening service
  • 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)
Branch - Stockport Samaritans

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 2022, our Stockport and District branch took 18,314 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

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.

Donate to our branch

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.


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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

Our face-to-face service is currently suspended. Our freephone 116 123 and email service [email protected] are still available 24/7. Don't forget to keep up to date with what we're doing on Twitter.

Our privacy statement

At Samaritans, privacy is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the personal information that we hold. Read our privacy statement here.

Samaritans of Stockport and District is part of Samaritans, a charity registered in England and Wales (219432) and in Scotland (SC040604) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales (757372)