Advice

If you or someone you know has been affected by issues covered in our programmes​ please see the relevant programme page below for ​information, advice and support​.

Emmerdale - Rape Crisis and Women's Aid

WOMEN'S AID (RUN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REFUGE) Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. The federation of over 220 organisations provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. Call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247 (run in partnership with Refuge) any day of the year. Or, access support and information from their website, and find your local domestic abuse service through their Domestic Abuse Directory.

For Scotland, contact Scottish Women’s Aid http://www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk/
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Rape Crisis centres offer a range of specialist, confidential and independent support,
counselling and advocacy services to women and girls who have experienced child sexual abuse, rape or sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives.

Call the national Rape Crisis helpline Freephone 0808 802 9999 any day of the year, or for more information and details of local specialist services (for survivors of all ages and genders), visit:

Rape Crisis England & Wales rapecrisis.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland: rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Rape Crisis Network Ireland: rapecrisishelp.ie

Coronation Street - The UK Sepsis Trust

The UK Sepsis Trust is a charity dedicated to ending preventable deaths from sepsis and improving outcomes for sepsis survivors. They work to raise awareness of sepsis among the public and health care professionals; encourage early diagnosis; lobby politicians to improve standards of care; and provide better support for sepsis survivors.

The UK Sepsis Trust help line number is 0808 800 0029
Lines are open 24 hrs

For more information visit: sepsistrust.org
Facebook: /TheUKSepsisTrust
Twitter: @UKSepsisTrust

The Only Way Is Essex

If you or anyone you know has been affected by the issues raised on tonight's TOWIE by Tommy, please visit the following websites or call the following helplines:

1) MIND Mind operates in England and Wales. They run a helpline for members of the public, providing information on a range of mental health issues.

Phone: 0300 123 3393
Email: info@mind.org.uk
Website: www.Mind.org.uk

2) SAMARITANS Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Phone: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

Coronation Street - Shelter

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through their advice, support and legal services. They campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to them for help.

For free and independent advice from Shelter visit: england.shelter.org.uk/get_help

Free Helpline: 0808 800 4444
(Open 365 days a year - 8am - 8pm on weekdays / 9am - 5pm on weekends)

Facebook Messenger: Search ShelterUK

Emmerdale - Children's Heart Federation

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) is the leading UK children’s heart charity.

If you have concerns relating to a baby, child or teenager with a heart condition or to a
pre-natal diagnosis, CHF’s information line will offer advice and support.

Call 0300 561 0065 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 0900 to 1700 and calls cost a
similar rate to 01 or 02 numbers) or email info@chfed.org.uk with your query.

Information sheets can be downloaded from the CHF website
http://www.chfed.org.uk/how-we-help/information-service/ they cover a wide range of
heart conditions and issues relating to caring for heart children.