73 Dicconson Street
Wigan WN1 2AT
How we can help
By phone when you call 116 123 and by emails and text messages.
Operating in HMP Hindley, our team works with listeners in prisons and offers support.
We accept face to face callers at the branch and support face to face at collections, during outreach and at other events.
- 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- noon – 9 p.m.
- 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- 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!
FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY REASONS, DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE NOT OFFERING FACE-TO-FACE CONTACT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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.
Our branch recruits new volunteers throughout the year, if no vacancies are showing we still might have some places available, please use the below inquiry form or click HERE.
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