Never Too Late To Tell grooming helplines

Never Too Late To Tell grooming helplines



The NSPCC has information about grooming available here:


The Children’s Society

Stop CSE



The NSPCC helpline is available if you’re worried about achild, even if you’re unsure, contact their professional counsellor’s 24/7 forhelp, advice and support.

NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000 or email

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Muslim Women's Network UK - 0121 236 9000 / 07415 206936 /07779 358 131

Childline 0800 1111

Rape Crisis 0808 802 9999

Domestic violence helplines for women

Domestic violence helplines

Domestic violence is a crime.

If you are in immediate danger always call the police, and always dial 999 if it is an emergency. They have a duty to protect and help you.

If you visit any of these websites, please read the hide your visit / cover your tracks / safety information – or click on Exit Website.

24hr Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women's Aid)

Freephone: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)


Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

Recognising abuse

Thirty-five years ago Refuge set up the world's first refuge for women and children escaping domestic violence. Since then, Refuge has grown to become the largest provider of emergency accommodation and emotional and practical support to women and children in the country and the leading voice in the campaign to end domestic violence.

Women's Aid Federation of England

Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

Emotional abuse

For women who are experiencing or have experienced physical, mental, sexual or domestic violence or abuse. Offers advice, support and crisis intervention to abused women.

Scottish Women’s Aid

Office: 0131 226 6606

Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. We play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse. An important aspect of our work is ensuring that women and children who have experienced domestic abuse get the services they need, both from local Women’s Aid groups and from the agencies they are likely to contact. Our members are local Women’s Aid groups which provide specialist services to women, children and young people. These include safe refuge accommodation, information and support. For queries relating to our policy or campaign work please contact us, for support if you are experiencing abuse please contact Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline.

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline

Helpline number: 0800 027 1234

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We support anyone in Scotland who has experienced, or is at risk of experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage, as well as those concerned about someone they know experiencing these. We can discuss your options and provide contact details to relevant support agencies. We will help you regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, nationality or background. If English is not your first language, we can speak to you through a confidential translation service.

Victim Support Helpline

Helpline: 0845 30 30 900

Domestic abuse

We don’t just help people who’ve recently experienced domestic abuse – we’re here to support both men and women, weeks, months and years afterwards. All of our services are confidential, free and available to anyone who's experienced domestic violence.

The Hideout

Website for children and young people witnessing domestic violence

Live Fear Free – All Wales Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Helpline

Helpline: 0800 802 4040

Types of domestic abuse

The helpline provides a bilingual free and confidential information and support service for women, children and men in Wales who are experiencing or who have experienced abuse at the hands of someone close to them.

Northern Ireland Women’s Aid Federation

25hr Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline: 0808 802 1414

Women’s Aid provides a wide range of services to women and children affected by domestic violence throughout Northern Ireland. We offer a safe place to stay in refuges or outreach support for those remaining at home. Children’s physical and emotional needs are met through many types of support.

Respiratory diseases helplines

Respiratory diseases helplines

Use our helplines to find more information and advice about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and respiritory diseases

NHS Choices - COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease.

British Lung Foundation

BLF Helpline: 03000 030 555

Respiritory disease

Our support can make your life better. We can give you information and advice to make you feel more in control of your condition. And, we can help you connect with other people in similar situations, so you can talk things through and don’t feel alone.

NHS Go Smoke Free

Smokefree National Helpline: 0300 123 1044

Ways to quit

Find out about all of the free NHS services available to support you as you go smokefree. Explore the options below, or if you are not sure where to start please call the NHS Smokefree Helpline. Our trained, NHS advisers can talk you through the options and help you to decide what would suit you best. Also details for a free Quit Kit and Smokefree Kit


Helpline: Freephone 0800 84 84 84

Smokeline is Scotland's national stop smoking helpline.

British Lung Foundation

Helpline: 03000 030 555

Stopping smoking

Breathe Easy is the local support network of the British Lung Foundation. To find a group near you, please click on one of the following links:

BLF Scotland & Northern Ireland

BLF Wales

BLF England - London and South

BLF England - Midlands

BLF England - North

BLF England - North West

BLF England - South West

Loneliness helplines


If you'd like advice and support for overcoming loneliness, see our helplines


MindInfoline: 0300 123 3393

How to cope with loneliness

The MindinfoLine offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues. Mind helps people take control of their mental health. We do this by providing high-quality information and advice, and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for everyone. They also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers.

Campaign to End Loneliness

Feeling lonely?

We help people to maintain and create personal connections in their later life. We draw on research and inspiration from across the country to offer information and ideas to both individuals and those working with older people. We deliver projects and campaigns with a range of other organisations. Together, we aim to end loneliness in older age.

British Red Cross – Connecting Communities

Feeling lonely? Contact us on 0300 456 1155 (Mon to Fri, 9.30-5)

Loneliness and isolation

Our brand-new connecting communities service offers up to three months of support to suit you.

We help people feel better connected and enjoy the benefits of being more involved in their local community. You’ll be paired up with one of our local team members. Together you will rediscover your interests, rebuild your independence and find new friends. Our services are delivered by our skilled and dedicated volunteers and staff. They can draw on decades of experience in helping people to live independently and confidently in their communities. Our support is also tailored. Everything we offer allows people to realise the things they want to achieve.

Male fertility helplines

NHS Choices - IVF

Information on IVF from NHS Choices including why, when and how it should be performed and with links to other useful resources.

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA)

Egg donation and egg sharing

The UK's independent regulator overseeing safe and appropriate practice in fertility treatment and embryo research

National Gamete Donation Trust

Helpline: 07940 191 406

Practical information for those wishing to donate eggs and sperm, and those requiring treatment with donor gametes

The Donor Conception Network

Tel: 07434 626 411

Telling your child

We are a supportive network of 1,700 mainly UK based families with children conceived with donated sperm, eggs or embryos, those considering or undergoing donor conception procedures; and donor conceived people. If you or members of your family are affected by any of these issues, you have come to the right place! We welcome to this site couples and individuals – heterosexual, lesbian, gay, single, married, divorced or cohabiting - who are facing issues about donor conception at any stage, and would like to hear the experiences of those of us who have been there before. We also welcome professionals working in this area and donor conceived adults.

The Donor Conceived Register

Helpline: 0845 643 6353

This contact register, formerly known as UK DonorLink (UKDL), has been set up to enable people conceived through donated sperm or eggs, their donors and half-siblings to exchange information and, where desired, to contact each other. The register is available throughout the UK and is intended for anyone who donated in a UK clinic or was conceived following treatment in a UK clinic before August 1991. The register has been running since 2004 leading to several links between donors and their donor offspring and donor offspring sharing the same donor. Contact has taken place in various ways, dependent on the wishes of the parties involved. Information can be shared via an independent third party, emails can be exchanged or people can meet up.

Fertility Network UK

Helpline: 01424 732 361

Fertility Network UK provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues. We are the nation’s leading patient-focused fertility charity and are here on a practical and emotional level whatever your experience of fertility issues to offer support services, information and access to a community of people affected by fertility problems.

Fertility Friends

We are the Leading infertility community in the UK, with members at every stage of their journey.

Infertility, Adoption, Parenting after infertility and Moving on - Our community is there to help you every single step of the way.

Surrogacy UK

UK voluntary organisation that provides help and advice to surrogates, intended parents and anyone with an interest in surrogacy.

Helplines and information about gynaecological cancers


There are five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vaginal and vulval.

In the UK alone each year, there are over 21,000 women who are told they have a form of gynae cancer - that's 58 women diagnosed daily. Sadly, 21 women will lose their life to a form of gynae cancer every day.

Regular awareness and checks will enable you to notice any gynaecological changes in your body.

Symptoms to look out for: raised and thickened patches of skin on the vulva, that can be red, white or dark, a mole that changes shape or colour, a lump or wart like growth.

The Eve Appeal

If you would like to speak to a nurse-specialist about any gynae health issue, you can contact The Eve Appeal’s nurse-led information service Ask Eve on 0808 802 0019 – which is free to call from landline sand mobile phones.
Or get in touch via email
Alternatively, for more information please visit

The Lady Garden Campaign

A campaign by a group of British women on a mission to change the future of female cancers. Celebrity supporters include Cara Delevingne, Suki Waterhouse, Naomi Campbell, Poppy Delevingne and Charlotte Tilbury.

Baby loss and miscarriage helplines and advice

Use our helplines to find more information and advice on baby loss

The Lullaby Trust (formerly FSID the Foundation for the Study of Infant Death)

Bereavement Helpline: 0808 802 6868

The UK's leading baby charity working to prevent sudden deaths and promote health. Lullaby funds research, supports bereaved families and promotes safe baby care advice, including helpline for bereaved parents and their families, friends, neighbours and anyone else who has experienced the sudden death of a baby.

The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

Helpline: 0808 164 3332

SANDS provide support for bereaved parents and their families when their baby dies, before, during or soon after birth as well as information and support for healthcare professionals.

The Miscarriage Association

Helpline: 01924 200 799

We know that miscarriage can be a very unhappy, frightening and lonely experience. If you have been affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy, whether recently or long ago, we hope that you will find here support, information and comfort.


Helpline: 0800 0147 800

When a baby dies

Funds medical research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth and provides information on having a healthy baby. Raises awareness of the facts and provides free, accurate and up-to-date information for medical professionals and parents-to-be. This includes a dedicated telephone midwife service, a comprehensive website and free books and leaflets dedicated to promoting health in pregnancy and pre-pregnancy

Child abuse and survivor support helplines

If you've witnessed an assault or think a child is in immediate danger contact the police on 999 or call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 without delay.

If you're worried about a child but unsure, contact the NSPCC helpline for advice. You can discuss your concerns with our trained counsellors who will assess the information you give them and can take action on your behalf, if necessary. Alternatively, you can contact your local police or children's services.