Salford Citizens Advice:

We will be open at our Eccles office – in Eccles Gateway on all of the ordinary working days over the holiday, 10 am to 2 pm, and no appointment is needed. The service is available to all Salford residents.

Salford City Council:

The council’s contact centre will be open on all the ordinary working days and can be reached on 0161 631 4777. The out of hours emergency duty team can be reached in 0161 794 8888.

Salford City Council Homelessness Services:

24th December, Christmas Eve: Walk in assessments until 2:45 from Salford Housing Options Point,  7 Wesley Street, Swinton, M27 6AD

25th December 2018 – 2nd January 2019.  Any emergency accommodation enquiries to be directed to Emergency Duty Team on 0161 794 8888.

Back open as normal from 08:30 on Wednesday 2nd.

Safford Assist:

The council’s hardship service is open on all ordinary working days, and can be reached on 0800 694 3695 and between 10am and 2pm at Eccles Gateway.

Salford Food Bank:

Our local food banks will be closed over the holiday, but Salford Citizens Advice, which is open at Eccles Gateway will hold some emergency food parcels.

Salford Loaves and Fishes:

24th December, Christmas Eve, 8am – 1pm

Normal hours from 8am on Wednesday 2nd January

Pharmacy Services:

The following pharmacies will be open:

Pharmacy Address Christmas Day Boxing Day New Year’s Day


0161 834 9316

Regent Retail Park,

Ordsall Lane,


M5 3TP

Closed 9am – 6pm Closed
Lloyds Pharmacy (Sainsbury’s)


0161 834 9659

100 Regent Road,


M5 4QU

Closed 9am – 5pm 9am – 5pm
Newbury Pharmacy


0161 792 1017

Newbury Place Health Centre,

55 Rigby Street,


M7 4NX

10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm
SMS Pharmacy


0161 792 4960

86 Devonshire Street,


M7 4AE

8am – 7pm Closed Closed


Achieve Salford Drug and Alcohol Team:

Will be open on all the ordinary working days, and can be reached on 0161 358 1530.

Emergency Dentist Service:

To access emergency dental care for Salford phone 0161 337 2246

The Samaritans:

Are available for people struggling: they offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal, you can call them on 116 123.