Maintains list of private counsellors throughout UK who offer free counselling to those on income support/guaranteed minimum income.
|Location :||Counselling, 5 Pear Tree Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 OHW|
Turning Point is a social enterprise, providing health and social care services in over 300 locations across England. They work with people who need support with their drug and alcohol use, mental health, offending behaviour, unemployment issues and people with a learning disability. They aim to inspire and empower them to discover new possibilities in their lives.
Turning Point offer you or a family member/friend a range of services depending on what you need, from detox and residential rehab to supported living and aftercare support.
Volunteers visit victims of crime at home and offer emotional support and practical assistance.
|Helpline :||08 08 16 89 111 (Support line operates 24/7, every day of the year, including Christmas.)|
The National Prisoners’ Families Helpline can support you if a family member is in contact with the criminal justice system. We provide advice and information on all aspects from what happens on arrest, visiting a prison to preparing for release. We support families in England and Wales, and you can find information about organisations who can support you in Scotland and Northern Ireland on our website.
|Location :||Prisoners’ Families Helpline, Pact, 29 Peckham Road, London. SE5 8UA|
|Helpline :||0808 808 2003 (Helpline is open 9am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday. Please note the Helpline is closed on Bank Holidays. )|
Working to prevent the sexual abuse of children and young people by working with protective adults, those affected by abuse and those perpetrating it, including young people with harmful sexual behaviour
Help for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. They provide a free 24-hour Child Protection Helpline that provides information, advice, and counselling to anyone concerned about a child’s safety.
KidsOut is based in Bedfordshire works to help children and young people disadvantaged through poverty or rural isolation, particularly those forced to seek sanctuary in refuge. In collaboration with various partner charities and corporate supporters, it offers a range of high-profile support schemes nationally.
Childline is the UK’s free, confidential 24-hour helpline, online (email or 1-2-1 counsellor chat) or by phone for children in distress or danger. Childline helps anyone under 19 with any issue they are going through. Trained volunteer counsellors’ comfort, advise and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn. The telephone lines can be busy at times, but all calls will be answered, emails will be responded to as soon as possible – usually within 24 hours, however it can take longer at peak times. When contacting the helpline Childline make sure individuals are safe. A number of questions will be asked regarding where individuals are and who they are with, as well as how they are feeling. This can help understand the situation the individual may be in.
Samaritans are available to anyone who needs them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They are always there for those for whom life may be getting too much to bear, they have the time to listen and give emotional support in absolute confidence. Branches nationwide.
|Phone :||(0)20 8394 8300|