Other organisations

SAMARITANS
24 hours a day, 365 days a year HELPLINE. Confidential service covering a range of areas, not just for those who are feeling suicidal.

Call   116 123 (UK)

www.samaritans.org

March 2021 last updated

 

Find local urgent NHS urgent mental health helpline

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline


CHILDREN

NSPCC


Call   0808 800 5000
- Help for adults concerned about a child
Call   0800 1111 - ChildLine on Help for children and young people

NSPCC | The UK children's charity | NSPCC - many useful resources, including research studies and fact sheets 

March 2021 last updated

 

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
Dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means we are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.

 www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

March 2021 last updated

 

PARENTS PROTECT
Is a child sexual abuse prevention and awareness website which helps parents and carers do the best they can to protect their children from sexual abuse. The site is a useful resource of information, guidance and resources.

Call - 0808 1000 900

www.parentsprotect.co.uk

March 2021  last updated

 

STOP IT NOW! UK & Ireland
Is a useful website for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. The Stop it Now! campaign operates a confidential freephone helpline for any adult with concerns including those worried about the sexual behaviour or another adult towards
children, those worried about their own thoughts or behaviour towards children and those concerned about the worrying sexual behaviour of a child or young person.

Call - 0808 1000 900

www.stopitnow.org.uk

March 2021 last updated


DEPRESSION, SELF-HARM & SUICIDE

SAMARITANS

24 hours a day, 365 days a year HELPLINE. Confidential service covering a range of areas, not just for those who are feeling suicidal.

Call   116 123 (UK)

www.samaritans.org

 

NHS EVERY MIND MATTERS - ONE YOU

Looking after your mental health

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Every Mind Matters | One You (www.nhs.uk)

 

FIND LOCAL NHS URGENT MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE 

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages.

You can call for:

  • 24-hour advice and support - for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for
  • help to speak to a mental health professional
  • an assessment to help decide on the best course of care

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline

 

MIND
Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone who is.

Home | Mind

March 2021 last updated 

 

FREE MENTAL HEALTH APPS

Mental health apps - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

 

YOUNG MINDS

We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.

YoungMinds - children and young people's mental health charity


ADULTS

 

HOURGLASS (FORMERLY ACTION ON ELDER ABUSE
Confidential (will not show up on your phone bill) freephone helpline, which provides information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse, neglect or financial exploitation. The helpline is available throughout the UK Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Call - 0808 808 8141

Hourglass (wearehourglass.org)

March 2021 last updated

 

AGE UK

Information and advice for older people.

Call - 0800 055 6112
Free to call 8am – 7pm 365 days a year

www.ageuk.org.uk

March 2021 last updated

   


HOMELESS

 

THE SALVATION ARMY

Offer support in various areas e.g. Homelessness, Human Trafficking, Older People, Children & Families, People in poverty, Reuniting families, Domestic Abuse, Unemployment.

Homepage | The Salvation Army

March 2021 last updated

 

SHELTER

Helpline for homeless or about to be made homeless.

Call - 0808 800 4444

Home - Shelter England

Home - Shelter Scotland

March 2021  last updated

 

CRISIS

National charity for homeless people.

Crisis | Together we will end homelessness

March 2021 last updated

 


MENTAL HEALTH

 

MIND

Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone who is.

www.mind.org.uk

March 2021 last updated 

 

 

 

BEAT EATING DISORDERS
Eating disorder advice and support

 Helpline - 0808 801 0677

Studentline - 0808 801 0811

Youthline - 0808 801 0711

Our Helplines are open 365 days a year from 9am–8pm during the week, and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays.

Beat | The UK's Eating Disorder Charity (beateatingdisorders.org.uk)

March 2021 last updated 

 

FAMILY LIVES (previously known as Parentline)

Information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying. Confidential and free helpline service.

Call - 0808 800 2222 
9am – 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday

Parenting and Family Support - Family Lives (Parentline Plus)

March 2021 last updated 

 

VICTIM SUPPORT
If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened. Choose from a number of ways to contact us.

Call - 0808 16 89 111

Home - Victim Support

March 2021 last updated  


DOMESTIC ABUSE

 

WOMEN’S AID
Is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children.

Call - 0808 2000 247
24hr  Freephone Helplines

Home - Women's Aid

March 2021  last updated 

 

 

 

RESPECT PHONE LINE -

Offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner.

0808 802 4040 (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm) Confidential freephone helpline or

email info@respectphoneline.org.uk

Help For Domestic Violence Perpetrators | Respect Phoneline UK

March 2021  last updated

 

 

MEN’S ADVICE LINE

Help and support for male victims of domestic violence

Monday - Friday 9am-8pm

0808 801 0327 or email info@mensadviceline.org.uk

http://mensadviceline.org.uk/

March 2021 last updated

 

 

RESTORED 

An international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women.

www.restoredrelationships.org

March 2021 last updated

 

OFFENDERS & THEIR FAMILIES

 

Prisoners' Family Helpline 

Welcome to the National Prisoners’ Families Helpline website for England and Wales. We offer support for families who have a loved one in contact with the criminal justice system. 

Prisoners' Families Helpline

March 2021 last updated

 

BEREAVEMENT

 

NATIONAL BEREAVEMENT SERVICE - Information and advice on the practical side of bereavement and provide a clear understanding of what those steps are from arranging a funeral to dealing with the legal and financial issues  that need to take place. Every bereavement is different and there are different processes dependent on your circumstances. Therefore the information on this site is for general use.

0800 024 6121

The National Bereavement Service | We’re here when you need us most (thenbs.org)

March 2021 last updated

 

 

 


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