Support by Location - Bolton

Information and contact details for the local groups and services in Bolton that can give help and support.

Graphic from the GMSCP's Joining Together for mental health campaign for Bolton

Find mental health support where you live:

Information for Bolton carers

Bolton Dementia Support: 01204 386696   

Independent Living Service (Aids and Equipment): 01204 337020 ​  

Age UK Bolton: 01204 382411 ​  

Age UK Home from Hospital: ​  

Bolton Asian Elders: 01204 651123 ​  

Macmillan Info and Advice: 01204 663059 ​  

BCOM (Bolton Council of Mosques): 01204 363680 option 6 or 07935196976  (BCOM are helping with shopping and delivery, medication collection, food hamper referral, friendly phone call to people).  

BAND (Building a New Direction - mental health support for Bolton residents): 01204 380643 

Young Carers in Bolton can contact Bolton Lads and Girls Club, who support Bolton carers 18 years and under.  

Elaine Eccles, Young Carers Project Co-Ordinator:01204 540100 or 07854 117070   

Local support groups and services in Bolton

Bolton Libraries 

Entertain the family for free with eBooks, eMagazines and eAudio books downloaded from Borrowbox. Visit and 

Bolton Council 

Coronavirus daily updates specific to Bolton, including changes to services, is available here: 

Citizens advice – Bolton 

For advice or information, please call 0300 330 9071  

Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm (calls are charged at local rate, or included in phone provider call bundles) is Bolton’s local Children and Young Persons mental health anti stigma website developed by young people and contains a directory of local and regional support available.


This is not intended as an exhaustive guide – please remind people that you visit that there may be other options available to them. 

This is a guide only and information should be checked either directly or via the websites below:

Bolton Foodbanks

Urban Outreach 

01204 385848 


Urban Resource Centre 

Corner of Pool Street and Bark Street 


BL1 2BA 

Tuesday 10am – 11.45am 

Access via a voucher referral via email for clients wanting to go and collect, Copy at end of this document. SU asked to take photo ID and bank card on collection. 

Covers all living in Bolton except BL4 addresses, this area is covered by Farnworth and Kearsley Foodbank (Trussell Trust) 

Looking to increase service 


Trussell Trust 


01204 861671 


01722 271 203/  01722 580 180 


Email sent requesting information on current position 


Food Assistance – by referral from appropriate agency such as housing association, citizen’s advice, health worker etc. 

Normal opening times for collection of food parcels: 

Monday – 12pm – 2pm Our Lady of Lourdes Plodder Lane Farnworth 

Tuesday –  

10.30am – 1pm Clegg’s Lane Methodist Church Cleggs Lane Little Hulton 

12pm – 2pm The Well Trafford Street Farnworth 

Wednesday, Thursday Friday 12pm – 2pm The Well Trafford Street Farnworth 


Bolton Council 

01204 332772 

Local Welfare Provision – emergency food package