Our Spirit of Salford Helpline has been set up for you to get help, support and advice on lots of different issues that you might be facing at the moment.
The helpline number is 0800 952 1000 and is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Alternatively you can click on the ‘Tell us about any help needed’ button below and fill out our form and somebody will contact you.
If phone calls are a challenge, you can access the support via SMS, please text 07860 022876. Messages will be responded to by the next working day.
We can help you with:
We can also help if you’re a carer and want any advice, or if you just have questions about self-isolation or the current situation.
We have arranged mental health support with a new Salford mental health collaborative, Beyond, for people not known to the Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Beyond can put you in touch with:
If you are already known to a Salford community mental health team, or you have a care co-ordinator (for example a Community Psychiatric Nurse) please ring the Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust telephone line on 01204 483071.
If you are worried about keeping yourself safe from thoughts of suicide or self-harm call the Samaritans (freephone) 116 123 or access the SHOUT Crisis Text Support (open to all Salford residents). Text GMSalford to 85258 or visit the SHOUT website.
If there is an immediate risk of harm to yourself or others please go directly to Accident and Emergency at your local hospital.