Salford Safeguarding Children Board


Do you want to talk to somebody?

If you find yourself in difficulties there is always someone who can help no matter what the problem. If you live in Salford and are worried about your safety, call us on 0161 603 4500. Alternatively call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000.

If you want to talk to someone in confidence about drug and alcohol issues, Salford SMART can help. Call between Monday to Friday on 0161 743 0162. Or call FRANK on 0800 77 66 00 or visit the website.

If you want to talk to someone in confidence about alcohol issues call Drinkline on 0800 91 78 282.

If you want free and confidential advice on all aspects of sex and relationships talk to Brook Salford on 0808 802 12 34. Visit their website for your nearest centre. Alternatively, visit the NHS website.

If you need to talk to someone because you're under stress call 42nd Street on 0161 832 0170 on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 12.30 to 4.30pm. Or visit the 42nd street website. They offer counselling and psychotherapy, drop-ins, plus much more.

If you're experiencing feelings of distress or despair and want confidential, non-judgemental emotional support, call The Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90.

If you need help immediately call the police - 999. If it is not so urgent you can visit the Greater Manchester Police website. Type in Salford in the search box and a list of your local police stations including telephone numbers will come up. 

If you need to talk to someone about domestic violence:

Salford Women's Aid Outreach
0161 793 3232

Talk in confidence, drop-in, crèche and counsellors.

Women's Domestic Violence Helpline
0161 636 7525
Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 4.00pm. Advice, support and referral to refuges.

Men's Advice Line
0808 801 0327

A service for men experiencing abuse in relationships.

Domestic Violence Helpline
01925 220 541

24 hour helpline for victims in the north west.

Salford City Partnership

SSCB, c/o Safeguarding Children and Quality Assurance Unit, Sutherland House, 303 Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 6AY   Telephone 0161 603 4350.   Email   Privacy policy.