Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

73 Dicconson Street
Wigan WN1 2AT

How we can help

Listening service

By phone when you call 116 123 and by emails and text messages.

Prisons outreach

Operating in HMP Hindley, our team works with listeners in prisons and offers support.

Face to face

We accept face to face callers at the branch and support face to face at collections, during outreach and at other events.

Monday
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday
7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday
noon – 9 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair available on site, ramps and stairlift for volunteers requiring access arrangements.

The Samaritans of Wigan have been working to provide support to our community since 1972! We are always looking for new volunteers and would love to hear from you!

Sams Wigan

Please click HERE and watch this short video on how samaritans works around the clock to help those in need at their most vulnerable times.

Samaritans provide confidential, non-judgemental support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

  • Need support? Find all our information on this page. If you want to know what to expect if you call us, this page may help.
  • For emotional support please see our national information. Call us free on 116 123 or email [email protected]
  • For general enquiries, not emotional support, please contact us via our enquiry form below.

We're always in need of donations to support the work we do. You can do this HERE or by the 'Donate' link below.

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Samaritans of Wigan, a charity registered in England (1170589). Samaritans of Wigan is a recognised branch of Samaritans.