We want to help you stay safe. There are people who want to listen and provide information and resources.

Samaritans Bolton


Call 116 123 if you need to talk to someone. As well as being available by phone, email or text, you can speak to trained volunteers in person in Bolton town centre.

SoBs Bolton

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SoBS)

Facilitated by people who have been bereaved by suicide themselves, SoBS run local peer support groups, a helpline and email support for people bereaved by suicide.

Call Janet or Noel on 01942 201 744 / 07961 268 241

Beacon Bolton Counselling Service

Beacon Bolton Counselling Service

One to one counselling for people aged 16 or over. It also runs a bereaved by suicide group. Therapeutic support is available for a range of issues, including bereavement and grief. Your GP can refer you, or you can self-refer by calling or emailing.

Services available nationally to help and support you.