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The support resources, services, and advice on this page is specific for people in the United Kingdom. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, find out dedicated resources here.
Access emergency services and assistance for immediate support.
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For non-life-threatening needs or help finding urgent care.
When life is difficult, Samaritans is here to offer mental health support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Anonymous and confidential helpline, webchat, and resources for people considering self-harm.
For immediate help with serious medical, mental health, or life-threatening injuries.
Help for survivors in overcoming physical, emotional, financial and logistical impacts of domestic abuse.
Free 24/7 text support for anybody struggling with their mental health.
Get information and support for financial hardship and wellbeing.
Practical information and support for people facing financial hardship.
The Money Charity
Financial wellbeing education and advice for people of all ages.
Free, independent advice across a range of tax issues.
Debt Advice Foundation
Free, confidential advice to anyone worried about loans, credit and debt.
Practical help for people who are struggling financially.
Tax affair assistance for people on low income.
Free debt advice to people across the UK.
Christians Against Poverty
Financial advice and life skills to those living in poverty.
Online, phone, or face-to-face guidance on money and pensions.
Free debt advice for small businesses across the UK.
Mental Health & Money
Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.
Money Saving Expert
Top financial support and advice from Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis.
The UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime in England, Wales, or Northern Ireland.
Phone-paid Services Authority
UK regulator for content, goods and services charged to a phone bill.
Policy in Practice
Government-supported Benefit and Budgeting calculator helping people find out what support they may be eligible for.
Community organisation in East London supporting local residents to learn new skills, improve their wellbeing, find employment, and more.
Citizens Advice – Debt & Money
National charity and network of local charities offering confidential advice.
Great Britain’s independent energy regulator working to protect energy consumers.
Consumer Council for Water
The independent voice for water consumers in England and Wales, providing free advice and support to help people resolve complaints against their water company or retailer.
Citizens Advice – Water Bills
For advice on managing your water bill.
Citizens Advice – Council Tax
Advice on managing your council tax. You might be able to pay less council tax or not pay it at all depending on your circumstances.
Cost of Living Support
Access help from charities specialising in food distribution, homelessness, and housing support.
Emergency food and support to people in need.
One-to-one, personalised help with housing issues and homelessness.
Expert help to find safe housing, gain new skills, and acquire wellbeing and safety advice at their Skylight centres.
Free surplus food to families in need.
Big Help Project
Support through providing food, poverty assistance, personal debt advice, and affordable housing.
Housing and support for young people regionally in London, Manchester, Yorkshire and more.
Partnership with churches and community groups to help provide those experiencing homelessness with safe and stable homes.
Help for people living on the streets in supported housing and local communities.
Citizens Advice (rent arrears)
Advice on dealing with rent arrears.
Practical support and services to all who need them.
Surplus food redistributed to charities that turn it into meals.
Mental Health Support
Get emotional support, guidance, and tools from charities specialising in various types of mental health.
Emotional support and mental health guidance.
Help and advice resources for young people experiencing thoughts of self-harm.
Online support and services for people with and supporting mental health problems.
Trained volunteers offering help with stress and anxiety through anonymous text support.
National mental health helpline with specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness.
Network of local mental health groups, services and expert information.
Action for Happiness
Face-to-face community meetings to learn evidence-based skills for happier living.
Wide variety of support for support in the personal and practical impacts of mental health issues.
Mental health support and guidance for young people and their parents.
Mental Health Foundation
Community and peer programmes to help communities, families and individuals live mentally healthier lives
Caring for Others
Access resources and services that help you care for the people close to you.
Expert advice, information and support for carers.
Compassion and expert care for people going through illness, loss, and other difficult experiences.
Specialised services and care for children, young people, and their families.
Extensive support services for people affected by dementia.
Professional support for families, friends, and carers who are struggling to cope with a loved one’s addictions.
Bereavement and Loss Support
Get help from grief specialists and charities that specialise in support after experiencing loss.
Wide range of support services for bereaved children and young people.
Support for bereaved parents and families affected by the loss of a baby.
Support After Suicide
Information and support for people impacted by suicide.
Support for people experiencing baby loss, miscarriage, stillbirth, and premature birth.
Support for people grieving, when they need it.
Cruse Bereavement Scotland
Support for everyone going through grief of all types.
Child Death Helpline
Helpline for parents who have lost a child of any age, under any circumstances.
Child Bereavement UK
Help for children, young people, parents, and families for when a child grieves or when a child dies.
Wide range of peer support services to people bereaved by murder and manslaughter.
UK SOBS (after suicide)
Peer-to-peer support for people over the age of 18 impacted by suicide loss in the UK.
The Bereavement Register
A register helping to stop unwanted direct mail to the deceased.
Information and support services for people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes.
The Miscarriage Association
Support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy.
Care for the Family
Help and support for parents experiencing bereavement or familial issues.
UK Government | Support with funeral costs
You may be able to get a Funeral Expenses Payment.
Get specialised care, support, and tools from charities specialising in cancer support, addiction, and more.
Cancer Support UK
Cancer Coach support groups available to anyone who has completed their physical cancer treatment and experiencing low mood, anxiety and worry.
Free cancer support, information, and specialists in centres across the UK and online.
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Helpline and other resources for people during all stages of cystic fibrosis.
Support and information for people and carers directly affected by brain injury.
Help and advice for achieving goals related to stopping the use of drugs or alcohol.
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Research and support for people with MND and their families and carers.
Health and wellbeing services, including mental health, drug addiction, learning disabilities, and complex needs.
NHS: Help with Drug Addiction
Help, support, and treatment for drug addiction by the NHS.
Counselling services, online therapy, and LiveChat services for couples, families, young people, and individuals.
Disability and Accessibility Support
Access information and help for people and families affected by a range of disabilities.
Practical information, advice and emotional support for disabled people and their families.
Support for people and their families affected by complex disabilities.
Support for blind and partially sighted people across the UK
Support for people with learning disabilities and information for families and carers.
Downs Syndrome Association
Training and support for individuals at every stage of their lives, from ‘Tell It Right’ training for maternity professionals, to online training, workshops and parent carer meetings.
Support for children and adults affected by cerebral palsy and their families.
Helplines and support groups for people affected by epilepsy
Headway (Head Injury)
Helpline, advice, and online communities for people affected by brain cancer
National Autistic Society
In-depth advice and guidance for the challenges faced by people with autism and their families.
Local, telephone, and online support for life after experiencing a stroke
Online and phone support and advice for people affected by diabetes
Resources and support for people living with multiple sclerosis
Support professionals and local services for anyone living with dementia and their carers
Information and support for managing symptoms of Parkinson’s.
Information, advice, and support via counselling and other resources for people with a recent leukaemia diagnosis.
British Heart Foundation
Information and support for people facing heart or circulatory conditions, tests, or treatments.
British Dyslexia Association
Helpline, assessments, and other services for people with dyslexia.
Find a Voice
Resources for parents, teachers, and language therapists, including free-of-charge communication equipment loans, resource library, and more.
Charity specialising in helping physically disabled people, specifically children, play video games.
Autism and learning disability services to people, providing the opportunity for continued personal development.
Support against violence and discrimination
Support and advice for people experiencing discrimination, violence, harassment, or hate.
Specialist support for women and children experience domestic violence.
Support and services for people in the LGBT+ community experiencing abuse or hate.
Live chat, email support, resources, forums, and more helping women experiencing abuse.
Stop Hate UK
Independent support, training, and educational resources for those affected by hate crime.
National online helpline for boys, men, and non-binary people aged 13+ who have experienced sexual violence.
National Stalking Helpline
Online tools and resources for people who believe they may be being stalked.
Emotional support for children and adults who are isolated, at risk, or victims of any form of abuse.
Help for anyone affected by crime, including those who experience it directly and their friends and family.
Helpline and services for older people feeling threatened or unsafe at home.
Help and support after rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse or any form of sexual violence.
Ditch the Label
Support for people aged 12-25, from bullying and mental health to identity and relationships.
Supporting for everyone with a visible difference, including scar, mark, or condition on the face or body.
Local parenting support, resources, courses and more for families of all types.
Support and advice for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans
SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality)
Free and confidential support for anyone who is a victim of hate crime.
Charity support, advice, and resources for young people and their families or carers.
Young Lives vs Cancer
Young People’s Service for young adults aged 16-24 diagnosed with cancer, their families, and the people they care about.
Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group
Information for all families affected by childhood cancer.
Life-changing wishes granted for children experiencing critical illnesses.
Local services and helplines for parents, professionals and the public to help prevent abuse and protect children.
End Youth Homelessness
Support and services for young people experiencing homelessness, including accommodation and more.
Drug and alcohol focused recovery services for young people.
The Prince’s Trust
Courses, grants, and mentoring opportunities to help young people start a career.
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Free, confidential and impartial advice on money and debt, work, benefits, consumer rights and more.
The Prince’s Trust
Hundreds of free courses, grants, and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career.
St John Ambulance
Advice to help deal with a range of common accidents and conditions requiring first aid.
Helplines and meetings for people having trouble with alcoholism.
Services and support to help people take back control of their life from gambling
A fellowship of men and women who share their gambling experience, strength, and hope with each other.