British Red Cross

Call free and confidentially, everyday 10am to 6pm

0808 196 3651

Our friendly and experienced volunteers on the British Red Cross support line are here to help you cope with feelings of loneliness, mild depression, isolation and grief after bereavement.

Emergency help

Call The Samaritans for free on 116 123 or send an email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call 999 in a life threatening or medical emergency. This is when you or someone is seriously ill or injured, or their life is at risk.


If you need a translator, call and say 'can I speak to a translator?'.

With the help of our volunteers, we now provide support in more than 200 languages including Farsi, Arabic, Persian, Kurdish Dari, Punjabi, Russian, Italian and Somali.

Money Problems: 0808 802 2000

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