Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

0330 094 5717 local call charges apply

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.

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!

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.

Keep up to date with our Twitter feed and follow us on Instagram.

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.

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