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​.

Long Lost Family

Missing People Helpline
If someone you love goes missing or runs away from home, you can call or text the Freephone "Missing People" helpline for advice and support on:-
116 000
Please contact us on the same number if you think you might have information about any of the missing people featured in the programme.

SamaritansYou can call the Samaritans helpline and talk to someone in confidence at any time, 24/7, because sometimes it's alright not to feel alright:-
116 123

And if you want help tracing a long lost relative, or know someone who does, visit '' for more information on how to contact the "Long Lost Family" programme.

Coronation Street - Women's Aid

Women's Aid are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and
build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

For information and support, visit:

HELPLINE: 0808 2000 247
(Freephone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline - run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge)

Coronation Street - Independent Choices

Independent Choices provides the Domestic Abuse Helpline for Greater Manchester.

The Helpline is confidential and you do not have to give your name. The Domestic Abuse Helpline is a safe space for you to talk through what is going on at the moment and give you the options that are available to you.

If you are in immediate danger please call the police on 999

HELPLINE: 0161 636 7525

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4 pm excluding bank holidays.

Coronation Street - NSPCC

The NSPCC is a leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Adults can contact the free 24/7 helpline for advice and support or to share concerns about a child.

Contact the free helpline by calling: 0808 800 5000
By texting: 88858
By emailing:
Or visiting:


The NSPCC-run Childline service provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help.

Children can contact Childline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on: 0800 1111

Or by visiting

Coronation Street - Cancer Research UK

If you have any questions about cancer you can call Cancer Research UK’s Nurses on Freephone 0808 800 4040. Lines are open from 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday.

Cancer Research UK also have an online forum where people affected by cancer can get support from others.

For easy to understand information about all types of cancer please go to the About Cancer section of our website.

Coronation Street - Modern Slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 introduced the role of an Independent Slavery Commissioner to improve the law enforcement response to modern slavery and ensure better support for victims.

To learn more about this go to

If you have suspicions that you have seen signs of modern slavery or have general questions, call the Modern Slavery Helpline on: 0800 0121 700.

Stop The Traffik

If you see something suspicious locally, The STOP APP is an anonymous and secure way for you to report suspicious incidents of human trafficking confidentially.

The Safe Car Wash App

Many hand car washes are legitimate businesses, but some of them are not. The Safe Car Wash App asks you to complete a short survey about working conditions.