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Counselling Service

  • Location: Age UK Manchester
  • Price: Free
Call 01618 333944 for more info

The service is free and confidential.

Our Counselling Service is for residents of Manchester aged 60 years and over and their carers.

Counsellors approved by Age UK Manchester are available to help clients explore and understand problems such as anxiety/stress, depression, bereavement, loneliness, self-esteem, trauma/abuse and ill health.

More information:

Sessions are available at:

• Crossacres Resource Centre in Wythenshawe
• Openshaw Resource Centre
• Brunswick Village
• Age UK Manchester’s City Centre Head Office

Home visits (subject to risk assessment) are offered to housebound clients, particularly important for older clients with transport and mobility problems.

Session days and times are mutually agreed between the Counsellor and client.

Contact us:

To make a referral or find out more about this or any of our other services, get in touch using the details above.

Or call our Advice Line on 0161 833 3944 or enquiries@ageukmanchester.org.uk. Please note, the Service Manager and Coordinator are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am-4:30pm.

Become a volunteer Counsellor:

Our next intake of Volunteer Counsellors will be in September 2022.

To apply for a placement with us please email counselling@ageukmanchester.org.uk or phone to speak to a member of the counselling team on 0161 302 4122.

Professional Referrals:

If you are a professional and wish to make a referral, you can do so using the Counselling Referral Form found at the following link:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/manchester/about-us/age-uk-manchester-referral-forms/