Emergency & Specialist Resources

RESOURCES FOR THE SUICIDAL

Samaritans
24hr for any reason
116 123
www.samaritans.org

Samaritans textphone
for people with hearing or speech impairment;
see website for text service

Maytree
befriending and short-stay residential support for the suicidal
020 7263 7070
www.maytree.org.uk

FOR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
Saneline
0300 304 7000
www.sane.org.uk

City and Islington Crisis Team
mental health crisis line
020 3317 6777

Islington Mind
020 3301 9850
www.islingtonmind.org.uk

SUPPORT AROUND ABUSE AND VIOLENCE
Towards Healing
helpline and free counselling for people who have been abused by clergy in Ireland
0800 096 3315
www.towardshealing.ie

One in Four
by and for people who have experienced sexual abuse
SE London branch: 020 8697 2112
N London branch: 07580 733271
www.oneinfour.org.uk

Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 800 2222

Women and Girls’ Network Sexual Violence Helpline
0808 801 0770
www.wgn.org.uk

NAPAC
for adults who have experienced any form of child abuse
0808 801 0331
www.napac.org.uk

Rape Crisis Helpline
0808 802 9999
www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Solace Women’s Aid (North London Rape Crisis)
helpline 0808 801 0305
Also individual and group counselling.
www.solacewomensaid.org

West London Rape Crisis Centre
020 8567 7347

Survivors UK
for men who have experienced rape or sexual abuse
020 3598 3898
www.survivorsuk.org

WOMEN
Women and Girls’ Network Advice Line
0808 801 0660
www.wgn.org.uk

PARENTS
Family Lives (formerly Parentline)
0808 800 2222
www.parentlineplus.org.uk

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Childline
0800 1111
www.childline.org.uk

Brandon Centre
020 7267 4792
Counselling & psychotherapy for Islington residents aged between 16 and 21.
www.brandon-centre.org.uk

Open Door N8
020 8348 5947
Free service for Haringey residents aged between 12 & 24.
www.opendooronline.org

Targeted Youth Support (TYS)
020 7527 2600, or 07825 098200
Offers counselling for Islington residents aged 12-21.
www.islingtonscb.org.uk

Islington’s Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service (IYPDAS)
020 7527 5099
Support with substance misuse issues for people up to the age of 21, and resident or have a GP in Islington.

BEREAVEMENT
Camden, City, Islington & Westminster Bereavement Service
020 7284 0090
www.bereavement-counselling.org

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL SERVICES
Change Grow Live (CGL Isis) N7
020 7561 3310
www.changegrowlive.org

CASA Alcohol EC1
01887 377 106
www.blenheimcdp.org.uk/services/casa-alcohol-service

LGBT
London Friend N1
020 7833 1674
www.londonfriend.org.uk

Lesbian Therapists Directory
a national network of lesbian therapists;
there are also several lesbian therapists at Spiral
www.thelesbiantherapistdirectory.co.uk

Switchboard LGBT Helpline
0330 330 0630
www.switchboard.lgbt

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Scope (National helpline)
0808 800 3333
Advice and support on disability issues.
www.scope.org.uk

PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Respond NW1
0207 383 0700
Support and counselling for people with learning disabilities.
www.respond.org.uk

REFUGEES & ASYLUM SEEKERS
Room to Heal N16
020 7241 5941
Support for refugees and asylum seekers who have
survived torture.
www.roomtoheal.org

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