Telephone Support Services

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Organisation Contact Other info
Age UK 0800 678 1602
Also offered: Nationwide telephone befriending service ‘Call In Time’ Available 8am – 7pm
Advice for older people, their families, friends and carers

Asthma UK 0300 222 5800 Asthma expert nursesCoronavirus specific advice available on their website (www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19) as phone lines are experiencing high volumes of calls

British Heart Foundation 0300 330 3300 Cardiac specialist nurses

Diabetes UK 0345 123 2399 Available: 9am – 6pm

Mind 0300 123 3393 Available: 9am – 6pm

Scope 0808 800 3333
Textphone 18001 > 0808 800 3333 Available: 8am-8pm
Sundays: 10am – 6pm

Citizens Advice Citizensadvice.org.uk
03444 111 444 Available: 9am – 5pm

The Silver Line 08004708090 Free, confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people 24 hours a day.

Tommy’s 0800 0147 800 Non-urgent midwife support during pregnancy

Parkinson’s UK 08088000303
Textphone 18001>08088000303 Specific coronavirus advice related to Parkinson’s at www.parkinsons.org.uk/understanding-coronavirus-and-parkinsons

MacMillan 0808 808 0000 Support for people with a cancer diagnosis, and their family and friends.
Available: 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm

Family Lives 0808 800 2222 Emotional support, information, advice and guidance on parenting and family life.

Carers UK 0808 808 7777

Samaritans 116 123 For anyone with concerns, worries or troubles, Samaritans can offer help and support.

National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212

The National Childbirth Trust 0300 330 0773 Helping parents through pregnancy, birth and early days with a baby

Al-Anon Family Groups 0800 0086 811 For people who are worried about someone else’s drinking

Alzheimer’s Society 0300 222 1122 Available: Monday – Wednesday 9am – 8pm, Thursday & Friday 9am – 5pm, Weekends 10am -4pm

Helplines.org www.helplines.org Online database of helplines for a wide variety of support needs