Breathing Space is a free, confidential phoneline for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 who is feeling low, anxious or depressed.
Helpline number: 0800 83 85 87
AMIS (Abused Men in Scotland)
AMIS supports men who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse. It runs a national helpline and its website has resources for men at risk and their workers.
Helpline number: 03300 949 395
Childline Counselling service for children and young people in the UK. Phone, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.
Helpline number: 0800 11 11
Citizen's Advice Scotland
Free, impartial and confidential advice, delivered by trained advisers across Scotland. Working for a fairer Scotland where people are empowered and their rights respected.
Helpline number: 0800 028 1456
Phone: 0800 484 0136
Includem works with young people and families to help them transform their lives. They work with social services, schools and criminal justice services to identify which young people could benefit from support, then engage with the young person and their family or carer to develop a package tailored to their specific needs.
Helpline number: 0808 800 0408
Phone: 0141 427 0523
Jewish Women's Aid
Jewish Women's Aid is the only specialist organisation in the UK supporting Jewish women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.
A free phone service run by a team of therapists, offering appointment-based telephone support based on cognitive behavioural therapy for anyone in Scotland over 16 years of age with low mood, mild to moderate depression, or anxiety.
Helpline number: 0800 328 9655
NACOA (National Association of Children of Alcoholics)
Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent’s drinking via a website, webchat and a free helpline.
Helpline number: 0800 358 3456
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Narcotics Anonymous Glasgow & West Coast Of Scotland is a community of people who support each other to achieve and maintain a drug free life. The only requirement for participation in NA is a desire to stop using drugs. Meetings take place online and face to face. NA is free. Local meeting details can be found on the website.
Phone: 0800 140 4645 Glasgow
National Bullying Helpline
Information and advice for anyone dealing with bullying.
Helpline number: 0300 323 0169
Phone: 0845 225 5787
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Free, confidential advice to people experiencing domestic abuse. 24 hour helpline. Live webchat available via the website.
Helpline number: 0808 2000 247
The 111 service provides urgent care triage if you think you need A&E but its not life-threatening, and advice when your GP, pharmacy or dental practice is closed.
Provides a youth and adult helpline and services to sufferers and carers of people with panic, anxiety, phobias and obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD). No Panic also offers advice, support, recovery programs and help.
Helpline number: 0300 772 9844
One Parent Families Scotland
One Parent Families Scotland aims to enable single parent families to achieve their potential, to reach a decent standard of living and contribute to Scottish society.
The Lone Parent Helpline provides free, confidential advice and support to single parents. Call us about anything from dealing with a break-up, sorting out child maintenance, understanding benefits, money when having a baby, studying or moving into work.
Helpline number: 0808 801 0323
Papyrus - Prevention of young suicide and HOPELINE
PAPYRUS UK is a charity for the prevention of young suicide (under 35) and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.
HOPELINEUK advisers want to work with you to understand why thoughts of suicide might be present. They provide a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe.
Helpline number: 0800 068 4141
Runaway Helpline can help if you are thinking about running away, if you have already run away, or if you have been away and come back. You can also contact if you are worried that someone else is going to run away or if they are being treated badly or abused.
Helpline number: call or text 116 000
A 24 hour support service for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.
Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline
A helpline and website to support anyone experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage, as well as their family members, friends, colleagues and professionals who support them. A confidential, sensitive service, including an interpreting service, for anyone who calls.
Scotland’s Redress Scheme
Scotland’s Redress Scheme is for survivors of historical child abuse in care in Scotland. It has been set up to recognise and acknowledge what happened, and the harm this abuse caused. The scheme covers: physical abuse sexual abuse emotional abuse neglect You can apply for Scotland’s Redress Scheme if you were abused: as a child (when you were 17 years old or younger) before 1 December 2004 in Scotland in a relevant care setting.
Helpline number: 0800 211 8403
Scottish Women's Rights Centre
A unique collaborative project providing free legal information, advice, representation and advocacy support to self-identifying women in Scotland affected by violence and abuse.
Helpline number: 08088 010 789
SHOUT Crisis text service
Shout is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Helpline number: 85258 free text support service
The Scottish Refugee Council
A charity dedicated to supporting people in need of refugee protection.
Helpline number: 0808 1967 274
The charity for families with disabled children. We support families, bring families together and help families take action for others.
Helpline number: 0808 808 3555
The Speech Language Communication Company
Based in Dundee, SLCo is Scotland’s only charity set up to support the needs of children and young people who experience speech, language and communication problems and make sure that their families get the help and guidance they need. SLCo provides an information, guidance and support service for parents and carers, and offers a range of evidence-based therapeutic, skills and activity based support for children and young people.
Helpline number: 01382 250060
Phone: 01382 202644
Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. Providing easy to understand advice and information about additional support for learning legislation and guidance for families and professionals.
Helpline number: 0345 123 2303
Scottish Autism and Right click
Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enabling autistic people to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives, providing a wide range of support services across Scotland for autistic individuals, their families and professionals.
Includes 'Right click' - an online support programmes which enable parents and carers to further understand autism and develop effective skills and strategies to support their family.
Helpline number: 01259 222022
Phone: 01259 720044
The National Childbirth Trust
NCT is here to support you and your unique experience of pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood. Their vision is that everyone who becomes a parent feels confident, connected, and safe.
Helpline number: 0300 330 0700
SAMH (Scottish Action for Mental Health)
Whether you’re living with a mental health problem or supporting someone who is, accessing information about a condition is vital. SAMH provides resources, support and online information to help.
Helpline number: 0344 800 0550
PANDAS perinatal depression awareness and support
PANDAS is a community offering hope, empathy and peer-to-peer support for every parent, family or network affected by perinatal mental illness.
Helpline number: 0808 1961 776
Working Families is the UK’s national charity for working parents and carers. Their mission is to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace.
Helpline number: 0300 012 0312