Helplines

Trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place. Shout is a free, confidential, anonymous service for anyone in the UK. It won’t appear on your phone bill.
To start a conversation, text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.
If your life is at imminent risk, call the emergency services on 999.
Worcestershire Safe Haven provides telephone support and face to face appointments to Worcestershire residents who are experiencing mental health crisis.  Offering a listening ear, support and signposting information they help individuals manage the difficult times.  Their service runs 7 days a week 18.00 – 01.00 and is based in Redditch town centre.

Age Concern 01905 726652
AIDS Foundation 01905 611602
Alcohol Advisory Service 01905 27417
Asha Womens Centre 01905 767552
Citizens Advice bureau 01905 611371
Cruse Bereavement Care 01905 22223
Lesbian and Gay Switchboard 01432 275700
Pregnancy Crisis Centre 01905 616166
Racial Equality Council 01905 29283
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre 01905 724514
Sexual Health Education Unit 01905 22957
Smoking Advice Service 01905 760222
The Samaritans 0845 90 90 90
Turning Point - Worcester Druglink 01905 724853
Victim Support 01905 28252
Welfare Rights Centre 01905 612774
Womens Aid 0800 9803331
Worcestershire Family Mediation 01905 610925
Worcester Mind 01905 22863
Youthline 0800 0961425