Voluntary Services Directory

 

The Voluntary Services Directory provides information about services available in the Greater Manchester Area. These services are generally provided by the voluntary sector or local authorities and augment, complement or follow on from care provided by the NHS. Availability of services may vary in different areas and some services may be applicable to certain conditions or be relevant for all.

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1 Point

Counselling charities, Third Sector organisations and other local providers across Bolton are working together as 1 point to provide streamlined access to a range of psychological health and well-being services.

The office is staffed at varying times each day (see below).
Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am to 1pm

Organisation Address

Silverwell House
1 Silverwell Lane
Bolton

BL1 1QN

Telephone No

01204 439640

Web Address

http://www.1pointbolton.org.uk/index.html

Email

01204 439640

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self, Other

Access and Crisis team Bury

The access and crisis team acts as the single point of access for all referrals into mental health services including primary care mental health services and older people's mental health services.

The referrals are screened and triaged on a daily basis with members of the multi-disciplinary team including consultant psychiatrists, adult and older people’s mental health practitioners, and primary care mental health workers.

The function of the access and crisis team is to:

Act as a single point of entry which will receive, triage and direct all referrals onto the relevant service
Provide a comprehensive assessment for people on an urgent/priority basis and can provide follow up interventions.

Organisation Address

Ground Floor Irwell Unit
Fairfield Hospital
Rochdale Old Road
BL9 7TD

Telephone No

0300 200 3440

Web Address

https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/bury/mental-health/adults/bury-access-and-crisis-team/

Email

N/A

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Referral Type

GP

Access Bolton ( Bolton Council)

On line information about council services including healthy living, carers support, help at home, social care
and a directory of services, On line information about council services including keeping fit & healthy.

Organisation Address

Victoria Square
Bolton
BL1 1RU

Telephone No

01204 333333

Web Address

http://www.bolton.gov.uk/home/pages/atoz.aspx

Email

Online

Opening Hours

Online

Referral Type

Self

ACE Centre Oldham

Assessment, advice and training in the use of technology for young people with physical and communication difficulties.

Organisation Address

Hollinwood Business Centre
Albert Street
Oldham
OL8 3QL

Telephone No

0161 358 0151

Web Address

http://acecentre.org.uk/

Email

enquiries@acecentre.org.uk

Opening Hours

Various

Referral Type

Self

Action for Blind

Providing advice and support to inspire change and create opportunities to enable blind and partially sighted people to have an equal voice and an equal choice in all aspects of their lives.

Organisation Address

5th Floor, Orbit House
Albert Street
Eccles

M30 0BL

Telephone No

0161 787 9252

Web Address

https://actionforblindpeople.org.uk/

Email

Via website

Opening Hours

24hr Manned helplines

Referral Type

Other

Action for Children

We provide supported lodgings and floating tenancy support to young people aged 16-21, including those leaving care.

Organisation Address

Trinity House
Breightmet Street
Bolton
BL2 1BR

Telephone No

01204 362002

Web Address

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/

Email

elizabeth.hutchinson@actionforchildren.org.uk or rachel.entwistle@actionforchildren.org.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Referral Type

Self, Other

Action on Hearing Loss

For deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, friends and professionals. We are a team of trained, dedicated and professional information officers. We provide free, confidential and impartial advice to deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, friends and professionals.

Organisation Address

Flint Glass Works Suite G2
64 Jersey Street, Ancoats
Urban Village
Manchester
M4 6JW

Telephone No

0161 605 0853

Fax No

0161 605 0859

Web Address

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/default.aspx

Email

heartohelp.manchester@hearingloss.org.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for times of various schemes & services

Referral Type

Self

Active Lifestyles

Active Lifestyles is our free-to-join club for anyone who wants to get fit and keep fit: from babies to retired people.
Choose from over 150 fitness and well being sessions a week in venues across Manchester. There's something for everyone and it's just £1 a session!

Organisation Address

Wenlock Way Offices
Executive Block
Wenlock Way
West Gorton
Manchester
M12 5DR

Telephone No

0161 234 5454

Web Address

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/

Email

activelifestyles@manchester.gov.uk

Opening Hours

Contact for details of various schemes & information

Referral Type

Self