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Cost of Living Helpline

To support Manchester residents through the cost-of-living crisis, Manchester City Council will be providing an advice line from 3 October that will offer:advice line

  • Support with benefits and help with rent
  • Advice about debt and paying bills
  • Food support
  • Support getting online

The advice line can be accessed via a free phone number 0800 023 2692, 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. Language interpretation is available for residents whose first language is not English. Sign video will also be available for residents.

An online form is available for those who do not wish to contact by phone.

Support and advice is available on the Manchester City Council website

Crises Help

 

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DO YOU NEED CRISIS HELP WITH YOUR MENTAL HEALTH? HELP AVAILABLE IN MANCHESTER

                                                                          In an emergency

 

1)Contact your GP

2) Call your nearest NHS walk-in centre or go to Accident and Emergency
3) For non-emergency contact your support worker

 

AGENCIES YOU CAN CONTACT IN MANCHESTER

 

Manchester Mental Health Crisis Care 0161 271 0450 0800 953 0285

 

Crisis Café 93 Harpurhey Wellbeing centre, 93, Church lane, Manchester, M9 5BG

Monday-Friday 8pm-1am

Contact 07778012838 or 0161 271 0339-please phone first

 

The Recovery Lounge in central Manchester

0161 238 5249

Open 7 nights a week Monday Friday 5pm-12am
Saturday/Sunday 3pm-12am
Referrals from midday onwards

 

SHOUT a text service—text shout 85258 24/7
SAMARITANS call 116 123

Papyrus Suicide prevention 0800 068 4141

 

Drop In Activities September

 

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TLC ST LUKE’S WELL BEING DROP-IN SESSIONS SEPTEMBER 2023

 

SUPPORTING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

 

MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER                   COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT GREGORY’S PLACE 12-2PM

 

WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER             LUNCH AT 422       1PM    WEDNESDAY SOCIAL

 

THURSDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER                IDA KINSEY CENTRE   3.30-6.30PM. 4-5PM GARDEN  CRAFT SESSION WITH KATH FROM HULME GARDEN CENTRE

 

MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER                COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT GREGORY’S PLACE   12-2PM

 

WEDNESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER          CHURCHES OF MANCHESTER.  WEDNESDAY SOCIAL

 

THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER              BOOKS TO GO—A TALK BY MANCHESTER COUNCIL LIBRARY      

 

                                                                SERVICE

 

MONDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER                COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT GREGORY’S PLACE  12-2PM

 

WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER          WEDNESDAY SOCIAL  BURY ART MUSEUM & MARKET

 

THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER               IDA KINSEY CENTRE   3.30PM-6.30PM, INCLUDING POETRY WITH LEN

 

MONDAY 25th SEPTEMBER                 COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT GREGORY’S PLACE  12-2PM

 

WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER          WEDNESDAY SOCIAL    CINEMA

 

THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER             FOODIE THURSDAY AT THE IDA KINSEY CENTRE    3.30PM-6.30PM AND LIBRARY TALK AT 4PM

 

OUR MONDAY WELLBEING SESSIONS ARE HELD AT GREGORYS PLACE, THE BARNARDO’S BUILDING, 69, ARDWICK GREEN NORTH, ARDWICK, M12 6ES   12-2PM.  WE PROVIDE A LIGHT LUNCH, COFFEE AND CONVERSATION.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY WE OFFER A SOCIAL EVENT. SOME ARE BOOKABLE.  MOST START AT 1PM

 

ON THURSDAY’S PLEASE JOIN US AT THE IDA KINSEY CENTRE, GUIDE POST ROAD, ARDWICK, M13 9HP FROM 3.30-6.30PM.  WE OFFER A RANGE OF ACTIVITIES AND TALKS AS WELL AS COFFEE AND COMPANY.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT DIANE THE WELLBEING DROP-IN MANAGER ON

 

07593147369    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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