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Help over the festive period

Samaritans advice and support over the festive period


Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

0800 58 58 58

Provides listening services, information and support for anyone who needs to talk, including a web chat.

CALM's helpline and webchat are open from 5pm to midnight, every day of the year.



Cruse Bereavement Support

0808 808 1677

Information and support after a bereavement.

The Cruse helpline is open Monday to Friday, from 9:30am. The closing time varies per day, from 5pm to 8pm. You can check Cruse's helplines page for more information about their opening hours.



LGBT Foundation

0345 3 30 30 30

Advice, support and information for people identifying as LGBTQ+.

The LGBT Foundation helpline is open on weekdays 9am to 9pm and weekends 10am to 5:30pm.



0800 0119 100


Listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Switchboard’s helpline is open 10am to 10pm, every day of the year.



Men's Advice Line

0808 801 0327

Confidential advice and support for men who have experienced domestic violence and abuse by a current or ex-partner or family member.

The Men's Advice Line is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.

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