Urgent Help

If you need to talk to somebody urgently or you need advice and help over the holidays, here are telephone numbers and websites which can offer a lifeline over Christmas.

The Samaritans:
116 123
https://www.samaritans.org/

Local Hospitals
Tameside Hospital
Tel: 0161 922 6248
www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/contact-us
Royal Oldham Hospital
Accident & Emergency - Tel: 0161 778 2600
http://www.pat.nhs.uk/our-hospitals/the-royal-oldham-hospital/
Rochdale Infirmary
Accident & Emergency - Tel: 0161 624 0420
http://www.pat.nhs.uk/our-hospitals/rochdale-infirmary/

Emergency Social Services
Call in the event of unexpected major problem within the home or family:
Oldham - 0161 770 6936   
Tameside - 0161 342 2222
Rochdale -  0300 303 8875

CALM
The CALM service is a free, confidential helpline that runs from 5pm to midnight, Saturday to Tuesday. CALM is targeted at young men aged between 15 and 35, but the helpline is open to anybody.
0800 58 58 58
https://www.thecalmzone.net/


Anxiety UK
08444 775 774
 
Depression Alliance
0845 123 2320
 
Citizens Advice
0161 342 5005
Free advice for a variety of problems that people may be facing.
 
Carer’s Centre
0161 342 3344
Information on help available for carers.

Welfare Rights
08000 74 99 85
Benefits Freephone Advice Line. Mon, Tues & Thurs 9:30am-12:30pm – Free, confidential advice and representation of welfare benefits.
 
NSPCC
0808 800 5000
Help and advice for adults concerned about a child.