Care and Support

'Tis the season of peace on earth and goodwill to all.


And yet..


Christmas can also be a time of stress, pain, and isolation.

Here's some of the support available to you.

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Alcoholics Anonymous  t: 0800 917 7650

Helpline is open 365 days a year or email

Beat Eating Disorder Helpline  t: 0808 801 0677

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

Carers UK Helpline  t: 0808 808 7777

Helpline is open Monday - Friday, 9am till 6 pm. Information, guidance and support for unpaid carers.

Talk To Frank Helpline  t: 0300 123 6600

Helpline is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Honest information about drugs.

National Domestic Violence Helpline  t: 0808 2000 247

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is run in partnership with Women's Aid and Refuge, and is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Samaritans  t: 116 123

To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email or visit some branches in person.

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Switchboard t: 0300 330 0630

If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+