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About us

Wigan Family Welfare est 1958 offers several free counselling services to residents of Wigan, Ashton & Leigh. We are a warm & welcoming organisation that is happy to help.

Counselling projects:

There is no charge for our counselling services:

Appointments from 8am - 4pm at Scholes office in Wigan


Note to GPs: please give our number to your patient for them to self refer

  • Counselling for adults who are feeling angry - therapy for anger related concerns. Everyone has their own reasons for feeling angry/stressed/frustrated - we will work with these reasons, and you as a person.
  • New & expectant parents counselling - If your partner is pregnant or has recently had a baby.
  • Ante/post Natal depression counselling
  • Child bereavement - counselling for children who have had someone in their life that has died.
  • Child Anger - counselling for children who display anger
  • General counselling - we are sometimes able to offer this thanks to our trainee/volunteers, phone for details.
  • CBT  - Wednesdays  - Anxiety & depression


There is no charge for counselling sessions. Sessions are treated confidentially and are 'one-one'.


Please call the number provided to self refer. You can leave a message outside of these hours and we will call you back. Please state if it is okay to leave a message.

If you have used our services before you are welcome to use them again.

Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm

Training, qualifications & experience

Counsellors are qualified BACP registered counsellors and we are an accredited organisation by British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).  Counsellors undertake continual training throughout the year and are all either accredited or working towards accreditation.

The organisation and counsellors abide by The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy's ethical framework.

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