From Friday 2 June, the opening hours of the Sanctuary will change in a number of areas.

Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop.

Across Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop, you will no longer be able to call the service during the day, from 6am – 8pm. Overnight, the Sanctuary will continue as usual and you can still call us for support, every night of the year, from 8pm – 6am on 0300 003 7029.

Bolton

The opening hours of the Sanctuary in Bolton will change to 4pm – midnight. You can call us on 0300 003 7029.

If you are in a crisis outside of these hours and need someone to speak to, there are a range of telephone support lines available across Greater Manchester, which we encourage you to call.
These include:

  • The Samaritans: 116 123 (24/7)
  • Mind: 0300 123 3393 (9am – 6pm, Monday – Friday)
  • Papyrus: 0800 068 4141 (10am – 10pm, everyday)
  • Support Line: 01708 765 222 (5pm – 7pm, Monday to Saturday)