Below you'll find information about organisations that can offer help, advice and support depending on your specific need.

Alcohol and substance abuse

Alcoholics anonymous
An anonymous service to help those who want to get sober and remain sober.
0800 917 7650

Narcotics anonymous
For men and women for whom drugs has become a problem. 
0300 999 1212

Turning Point
Help with drug or alcohol issues, a mental health concern, a learning disability or employment help. 
0207 481 7600

Antisocial behaviour

Antisocial behaviour support organisations

Bereavement

Citizens Advice Bureau
Online free advice from Citizens Advice, whatever the problem
03444 111 444

Samaritans
A charity providing emotional support to anyone in distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide.
116 123

Cruse Bereavement Care
Support from specialise bereavement experts
0808 808 1677
[email protected]

AtaLoss.org
At a loss is a signposting website for anyone bereaved and those supporting them.
[email protected]

Gov.uk when someone dies
Advice and information from the Government about what to do when someone dies.

NRCS
The National Rail Chaplaincy Service provides pastoral care across the UK mainland rail network regardless of status, lifestyle, race or religion.
0845 269 1881
[email protected]

Child Bereavement UK
Supports families when a child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
0800 028 8840
[email protected]

Child Death Helpline
For those affected by the death of a child.
0800 28 29 86
[email protected]

Hope Again
Hope Again is designed for young people by young people. It is part of Cruse Bereavement Care and supports young people after the death of someone close to them.
0808 808 1677

Much Loved
A charity that helps you establish an online memorial to your loved one. It also has its own community that shares ideas on how to deal with bereavement.

Support after suicide
This is a partnership of organisations that provide bereavement support in the UK

Winstons Wish
A charity that offers support to young people, children and families who have experienced bereavement.
08088 020 021


Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse support organisations

Mental health and suicide

Maytree respite centre
Supports people in suicidal crisis and offers free residential support.
0207 263 7070

Rethink
Supports those suffering from mental illness as well as those that support them, such as family members and carers. 
0300 500 0927

Together
Support to help people deal with personal and practical impacts of mental health issues
0207 780 7300

Befrienders International Network
Listening to people who are lonely, depressed, feeling bullied, self harming or considering suicide.

Mind
Supports anyone who is suffering mental distress or experiencing a mental health problem. 
0300 123 3393

Calm
Campaign against living miserabley is a charity supporting men of any age who are depressed or considering suicide. 
0800 585 858

Sane
Provides care and emotional support for people with mental health problems, their families and carers. 
0300 304 7000

The listening place
Offers free face to face support for those who feel life is no longer worth living.
0207 259 8136

Rape and sexual assault

Support for victims of rape and sexual assault

Road traffic incidents

Road traffic incident support organisations

Victim and witness support

Victim witness support organisations

Young people

Papyrus
Confidential support and advice to young people and adults.
0800 068 4141

Childline
Confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. 
0800 1111