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Any charity or voluntary organization with connections to Sale can be listed here - Contact us to be included.

The links below are to the local branch if possible or to the parent organizations but the names and addresses are to local contacts.


If you are experiencing conflict and having trouble communicating effectively about the issues at hand, our mediation service will help you do just that. Mediation courses and workshops.

We are currently searching for a Chair of Trustees

Action for Sick Children campaigns on all aspects of childhood healthcare, whether in hospital, the community or at home from individual cases to national policies. ACTION FOR SICK CHILDREN believes that family focussed environments, as well as excellent medical services are critical to aiding recovery. 10 Ravenoak Road, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, SK8 7DL Tel: 0161 486 6788


Achieve Recovery Services

Addiction resources in Trafford

Alcohol and drugs e-book - produced by Trafford Carers Centre

Rehab 4 Addiction - Imparting invaluable advice for people seeking drug and alcohol rehab clinics in the UK

Read this useful guide to addiction and the sensory impaired by Ollie Clark.

Age UK is what used to be Age Concern.

ALTRINCHAM ANXIETY GROUP Altrincham Methodist Church, Barrington Road, Altrincham, WA14 1HF Tel: 0161 226 3871 Mondays 2-4pm

This drop-in group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with anxiety. Our groups care about your experiences and really understand. They offer help, information and a place for people to share ideas on how to cope with anxiety.

Alzheimers Society - If you have dementia and would like to meet and spend time with others affected by dementia, you'll be welcomed at our Walk and Talk support group. Carers welcomed too! We meet every Tuesday from 10.30am at Worthington Park (Broad Road entrance). We have a gentle walk around the park (there are plenty of benches for resting) and then go over the road to High Lee House for refreshments and socialising until 12pm. Our experienced staff and trained volunteers run the group to help you get the most out of the sessions and are on hand to offer information and advice. For more information contact - Dunham House, 85-89 Cross Street, Sale M33 7HH Tel: 0161 962 4769 Email:

Autistic Society Greater Manchester
1114 Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 OHL. Tel: 0161 866 8483. Contact: Paul King


Barnardo's We help children through the trauma of sexual abuse and exploitation. We provide support for young people in care – and we don't forget about them when they leave the care system. We give children caring for a loved one the help and support they deserve. And that's not all. Our specialist workers support families through domestic abuse, mental health problems, prison sentences, asylum seeking and much more.
The local Shop
- 11 Regent Road, Altrincham WA14 1RY Phone: 0161 928 5758

British Heart Foundation - Shop - 62 School Road, Sale, M33 7XE. Anyone who is interested in volunteering can visit our shop, phone us on 0161 973 9314 or, for more information they can visit our website at

British Heart Foundation Furniture and Electrical Store This charity shop sells second hand furniture and home appliances. We offer free collection of good quality furniture and electricals and have voluntary roles available. Telephone: 0161 825 9280. Shop - 67 School Road, sale, M33 7YF. Free furniture collection service. Book a free collection.

Cancer Research UK Flat 6 Millbrook Ct, 75 Oakfield, Sale, 0161 973 9965

Change4Change A gift to Change4Change will enable practical aid to be administered in the developing world. To make a change in people’s lives that will benefit them and their community long-term.

Contact the Elderly Aims to alleviate the isolation and loneliness of elderly people by taking them out to tea one Sunday afternoon a month.
Contact: Gwen Lightfoot email: Tel:01925 728969

The Counselling and Family Centre - We offer affordable face to face counselling for children from the age of 6, adults and couples. A reduced rate is available for those in receipt of a means tested benefit. We offer home counselling for those who are unable to attend our centre due to health issues. We can also offer counselling in other languages, please speak to a member of staff for more details. The Counselling and Family Centre, 40 Mayor's Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 9RP

Our opening times are: Monday to Thursday 9am - 9pm. Friday 9am - 4pm Saturday 9am - 1pm
Appointments line: 0161 941 7754. email:

Crossroads Together Home care and carer support services across Greater Manchester and the North West. Helpline 0161 905 1986. Head Office 01204 365025

Deafblind UK Deafblind UK is a national charity supporting people with sight and hearing loss, enabling them to live the lives they want. If you or someone you know is affected by reduced sight and hearing, we can help. We provide support services to individuals with a combined hearing and sight impairment through social groups and befriending. What we do.
Contact - email or Tel/Textphone: 01733 358 100 Helping people to find out about their civil rights and to see more clearly how useful the Internet can be as a source for information

Dogs for Good We're an innovative charity, exploring ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities. Our assistance dogs support adults and children with a range of disabilities and also children with autism. You can help us as a Volunteer, with fundraising, be a puppy partner, with a donation or a legacy. Do visit our website for detailed information.

We also have Volunteer Speakers who would love to come and visit your community group, philanthropic, scout/guide group or school to tell you about the essential work of the charity and how our dogs literally change lives. The Speaker would likely be one of our clients with their own assistance dog. We're celebrating 30 years of making life changing differences for people with disabilities. Read our story.

Everyone Can- a charity based in Sale.

We assist people with disabilities by enriching their lives with technology in a number of ways;

We provide free assessments to individuals with disabilities to establish exactly how their disability effects them performing everyday tasks and then match technology that is either designed or can be adapted to help them achieve those tasks.

Using the most up-to-date equipment and alternative control methods for anyone who needs them, we also hold free gaming sessions for both children and adults with disabilities. We have a lovely community of people who visit frequently and look forward to their weekly visits!

For more information, please visit our website or contact us on 0808 800 0009. Download leaflet

Everyone Can Technology & Gaming Centre, 25 School Road, 1 st Floor, Sale, M33 7XX

FitzRoy Trafford has been working with people with learning and physical disabilities in the local area for over 20 years.

We support around 50 people (aged 18+) each week – at our resource base in Sale, out in the community or out from home. The people who use the service have a wide range of learning disabilities, physical disabilities and sensory impairments - cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy, visual or hearing impairments, for example.

We run all kinds of activity sessions to get people learning new skills, keeping active and making new friends – from cookery clubs to IT groups, from art projects to cinema visits, from horticulture to communication groups…there's something for everyone. We also run an evening social group, ASDAN courses and support people with disabilities to volunteer at other community projects, using their skills to help others.Contact: Tel: 0161 962 3003 Address: 1 Roebuck Lane, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7SY

Epilepsy Action Manchester Branch Coffee and Chat - The Cafe at the Cathedral (opposite Manchester Cathedral), 7 Cathedral Yard, Manchester, M3 1SN, United Kingdom Find local coffee and chat groups


Providing appropriate respite and end of life care for children and young people with life limiting illness and the necessary support and short term care for their families. Read all about the Hospice and the work we do on our web site. Click on logo or heading above

We currently need thousands of Creme Eggs for the 2024 Easter Chick Appeal. Our Amazon Wishlist is a really quick and easy way to send a box to us!



GENESIS - creating a future without breast cancer download more info (pdf).

We are the only UK breast cancer charity funding ground-breaking research solely aimed at preventing the disease for future generations. Our research will one day bring about a world where breast cancer is preventable and thousands of lives are saved from ever experiencing this terrible disease.

Henshaws Henshaws is a charity supporting people living with sight loss in Greater Manchester to go beyond expectations. We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.
Contact - 4A Washbrook House, Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0FP. Tel: 0300 222 5555.

Home Start Trafford and Salford is a voluntary organisation that recruits and trains volunteers who then visit families in their own homes to offer support, friendship and practical help. Are you a parent? Do you appreciate the pleasure of having children as well as understand the difficulties? Could you spare 3 hours per week? Would you like to support a family going through a difficult time? Tel: Tracy 0161 865 4222 or email:

International Inner Wheel Suite 2.3 MyBuro, 20 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 1PF United Kingdom. Tel: +44 161 927 3116 Email: Administrator: Alan Phillips

Macmillan Cancer Support Shop - 19b School Rd, Sale, 0161 905 1133

Manchester Care and Repair We are a registered charity working across Greater Manchester to improve the homes and lives of older and disabled people. Our aim is to increase people's independence and improve their quality of life. Our work is varied, ranging from practical support with home repairs to information and guidance on a wide range of issues. Please take some time to look around the website and see what we can do for you, or how you can help us. Also contact us

Manchester Friends of the Earth - Green Fish Resource Centre 46-50 Oldham Street MANCHESTER M4 1LE. 0161 234 2974

National Autistic Society Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. There are approximately 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.

We are the UK's largest provider of specialist autism services. Our trained staff and volunteers bring passion and expertise to the lives of 100,000 autistic people every year.

NSPCC Are you interested in getting involved with a group of people raising money for the local NSPCC? Why not get involved with the new Sale group! The NSPCC offers therapeutic services to children and families in Greater Manchester who have been affected by child abuse. It is only with the support of generous members of the public that we can offer this work.

Local fundraising 1 -2 children die each week in Britain by someone who should be caring for that child. Even if all you can do is place a collection box in your shop - that can make a huge difference to a child. Please help! To find out more about the NSPCC and the new Sale fundraising group contact Deborah Hardwick Community Appeals Manager On 0161 304 9815.

OXFAM Shop - 32 School Rd, Sale, 0161 962 7784. Can people like you end poverty? Yes you can - with every cake sale, quiz night, beauty evening, awareness stunt and petition signed. Oxfam has a network of local fundraising and campaigning groups across the country made up of people like you, who get together once a month to organise fundraising events, campaign for change and meet like-minded people in their local area. Find your local group

Oxfam Sale need volunteers to help the shop to thrive! We are particularly keen to hear from those available on Saturdays who are over 18. It's a great way to put existing skills to use, acquire new talents, make friends and play your part in encouraging more sustainable shopping.

To find out more, please pop into the shop at 32 School Road, Sale M33 7XF, give us a call on 0161 962 7784 or go to our website:


PDSA Founded in 1917 by animal welfare pioneer, Maria Dickin CBE, PDSA is the UK's leading veterinary charity. Operating through a UK-wide network of 48 Pet Hospitals, PDSA provides low cost and free veterinary care to the sick and injured pets of people in need and promotes responsible pet ownership.
Shop - 22 School Rd, Sale 0161 976 3814. Saving pets, changing lives since 1917.

Do you qualify for PDSA Veterinary Services? Check here


PHAB England- Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied.

Paula Lloyd - Sale PHAB disco organiser email:
Tel: 07952 738 930 Facebook page

Your nearest club

Royal British Legion
- The Royal British Legion supports serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Contact

Legion Manchester Pop In centre - 59 Cross Street, Manchester M2 4JW with the area (and regional) office entrance (and postal address) just around the corner on Princess Street.

Action on Hearing Loss - formerley the RNID. Search for local information here

RSPCA - 08705 555 999. Calls at BT national rate. 24hr service. Greater Manchester RSPCA Animal Hospital. 411 Eccles New Rd Salford M5 2NN 0161 737 6737

St Ann's Hospice Altrincham shop 17 Stamford New Road, Altrincham, WA14 1BN Telephone: 0161 941 3829 Email:

MENCAP - Trafford MENCAP on Facebook

Salvation Army, The Sale Corps, 27 Ashton Lane, Sale, Greater Manchester, M33 6NP
Contact details: Majors Aubrey and Irene Draycott, Tel: 0161 976 4380

SA Charity Shop Sale - 7 Washway Road, Sale M33 7AD Phone: 0161 973 9494 Find out more

Scope - We're Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society. Scope Shop in Sale 21 School Rd, Sale, 0161 962 5659

Self Help Services - Self Help provide a range of support, services and opportunities, across the North West of England, for people living with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks. Meet others with similar experiences. We offer a range of peer support which allows people, with experience of a mental health problem, to provide help and support to someone who is experiencing a similar difficulty. Don't struggle alone. 1st Floor East, Oakland House, Talbot Road , Manchester, M16 0PQ. Manchester, Trafford, Salford Tel: 0161 226 3871. Crisis support to adults with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts or are in crisis from 8pm - 6am, call us on: 0300 003 7029

Shopmobility About the scheme, its history and how it works.

Shopmobility Trafford We hire out mobility scooters and wheelchairs to all people with mobility issues to give the independence you deserve. 90 Stamford New Rd, Altrincham WA14 1DG
Tel:0161 929 1714

logoSociety for Abandoned Animals, (Peggy Henderson Animal Sanctuary)

Mosley Acre Farm, Barfoot Bridge, Stretford, Manchester, M32 9UP Tel: 0161 973 5318
Mobile: 07930 954811 Email: . We take in and rehome unwanted dogs, cats and rabbits.

South Manchester Twins Club We are a friendly group who welcome twins, multiples & their siblings. We also encourage expectant mums to attend to meet other twin mums for support, advice & to share experiences.

Stockport, East Cheshire and High Peak Cerebral Palsy Society We provide a wide range of services, including, community and home support, residential care, supported living, skill development services, holiday provision and leisure schemes.

Sue Ryder Care - Shop 45a Green Lane, Sale, 0161 976 2629

Support To Enhance Potentia The Support To Enhance Potential (STEP) project, provides intensive and bespoke support to Trafford residents with mental health problems that wish to access volunteering opportunities or employment. The project is designed to help people to move on and overcome some of the challenges that they may face gaining suitable placements.

For futher information visit the website or contact the project coordinator Tara. Tel: 07955 858680 (click for flyer)

Townswomens Guild - Timperley Timperley Sports Club, Stockport Road Timperley Altrincham WA15 7LU. Meets: 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm (April to September) and 200pm (October to March)

Trafford & Salford Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus 1 Cyprus St, Stretford, Manchester M32 8AX Phone: 0161 865 0222

Trafford Advocacy Hub We provide independent advocacy services in Trafford; our services help support and empower people to ensure they have their voice heard and are able to communicate their needs and wishes to health and social care services.

Trafford Alcohol Services Cornhill Clinic, 59 Cornhill Rd, Daveyhulme, Manchester M41 5SZ
Phone: 0161 747 1841

Trafford Carers Centre, Young carers project

Trafford Directory - a comprehensive resource for help and advice on a multitude of topics covering all age groups.

Trafford Disability Enabling disabled people and carers in Trafford to get information on work and learning opportunities.

Trafford Domestic Abuse Services Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse. We support both female and male victims of domestic abuse who live or work in the Trafford area. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.

Trafford Gingerbread Group For Lone Parent families. Find a local group

Trafford Hongkongers CIC A non-profit-making organisation helping British Nationals from Hong Kong resettle in Trafford areas including Sale. Facebook: @ TraffordHKers Twitter: @TraffordHKers YouTube: Trafford Hongkongers CIC

Trafford NCT (National Childbirth Trust) We have more than 250 members from Sale, Altrincham, Timperley, Hale, Stretford, Urmston and Flixton. You can come along to our events without being a member too.

Trafford Young Carers  Support for carers and information on the Young Carers Project that runs two groups, one for ages 5-11 and another for ages 12-17 years (or for those in full time education). Each group runs monthly and information about which group is running is available by our Facebook/Twitter page and by text. Available from website.

Trafford Veterans CIC Logo Trafford Veterans is a group of armed forces veterans, emergency service personnel and local volunteers, who all live in Trafford, Greater Manchester. For the past 5 years we have been running peer support activities to armed forces and emergency services. See our website via the link in the heading above.

We have an allotment project in Sale and are always looking to connect with new veterans.

See our April Newsletter for more information.


Training & Skills Development Foundation We are a Charity that delivers MiDAS & PATS Training to organisations in the voluntary & statutory & not-for-profit sectors. Full details on the website.

Urmston Depression Group This drop-in group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with depression. Our groups care about your experiences and really understand. They offer help, information and a place for people to share ideas on how to cope with depression.

Victim Support Victim Support & Witness Service Greater Manchester.

vInspired Trafford For 16-25 year olds in Trafford looking to get involved in volunteering opportunities.

Voluntary Community Action Trafford (VCAT) 

The Stroke Association Volunteeering opportunities

WEA Sale Branch Mrs D. Wallace, 21 Kleinworth Rd, Sale, Cheshire M33 5DU



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