Contacts and Useful Links

For a list of local support contacts across Bolton, Salford, Trafford and Manchester, please see the document Resources Across Directorates [pdf] 200KB

For a list of National Support Organisations that cover a variety of topics including legal aid, housing issues and welfare and benefits please see the National Support Organisations [pdf] 440KB PDF.

For a comprehensive list of MDO teams from across the North West (not just GMMH-provided services) and their contact details, please see MDO contact details [pdf] 200KB

Click here to search for voluntary and community groups and courses in your area through Manchester Community Central.

Useful links:

NHS Choices

Useful information on different mental health conditions as well as the facility to search for services in your locality.

UK Benefits Guide

This webpage has an extensive list of the benefits available and the eligibility requirements for them.


Mental Health Charity with information and support.

Mental Health Foundation

Provides a mental health 'A-Z'.

National Institute of Mental Health

Provides information on various mental health conditions.

Making Space

National Charity providing information and support to individuals with physical and/or mental health conditions, learning disabilitys and dementia. Also provides support to families and carers.


National Charity providing information for diagnosis and treatment and has 'crisis contacts'. Also provides ability to search for services.

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Self Help Services

Provides a range of services (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) that you are able to self-refer to. This covers Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Stockport and Halton/St Helens.

As a patient

As a service user, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Find resources for carers and service users  Contact the Trust