are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to listen to anything that is upsetting you, including intrusive thoughts and difficult thoughts of suicide and self-harm. Their national Freephone number is 116 123, or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Samaritans also offer a Welsh Language Line on 0300 123 3011 (from 7pm–11pm only, seven days a week).
runs a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. SANEline offers 24 hour emotional support and information from 6pm–11pm, 4.30pm – 10.30 pm 365 days a year.
Their national number is 0300 304 7000.
is a national UK Charity which exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide. PAPYRUS HOPELineUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to;
Children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling
Anyone who is concerned about a young person
Call: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209697
If you’re an older person (over the age of 55), the Silver Line is there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide information, support and friendship. You can Freephone them from anywhere in the UK on 0800 4 70 80 90.
If you’re a man experiencing distressing thoughts and feelings, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is there to support you. They’re open from 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year. Their national number is 0800 58 58 58, and they also have a webchat service if you’re not comfortable talking on the phone.
If you are a student, you can look at the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too.
If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, Switchboard is available from 10am–11pm, 365 days a year, to listen to any problems you’re having. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+. Their national number is 0300 330 0630, or you can email email@example.com.
If you live in Wales, you can contact the Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L). for a confidential listening and support service. Their number is 0800 123 737 or you can text ‘help’ to 81066.
Cornwall Housing Options Team for housing advice and assistance.
Tel: 0300 1234 161 Open: 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday. There is an Out of Hours Service available.
Or call The St Petroc’s Helpline for advice and information. You can use the number below to contact the Assertive Street Outreach Team and the St Petroc’s Resource Centre in Truro Tel: 01872 264153
Open: 8am – 5pm, seven days a week
WRSAC Women’s rape and sexual abuse helpline in Cornwall.
Whether you have experienced childhood sexual abuse, a recent sexual assault or domestic abuse you can contact us through our helplines or the website. Call 01208 77099
Call FRANK 0300 123 6600 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Need a quick answer? Text a question 82111 and FRANK will text you back or email firstname.lastname@example.org or live chat.
REFUGE For women & children against domestic violence
24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline 0808 2000 247
Women’s Domestic Violence Support helpline 01208 79992
please contact the 24 Hour Rough Sleeper Referral Line by calling 0300 500 0914 or visiting the Streetlink website.