Directory

A curated list of support networks for you and your loved ones to help with whatever challenge you're facing.

  • SupportLine

    A confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue.

    Phone: 01708 765200

    Website: www.supportline.org.uk

  • Sex Addicts Anonymous

    International site for the support of sex addiction, with links to support groups worldwide.

    Website: www. saa-recovery.org

  • Support After Suicide Partnership

    Special interest group of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance.

    Website: www.supportaftersuicide.org.uk

  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

    Provides safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings,

    as well as a support service, run by the bereaved for the bereaved.

    Phone: 0300 111 5065 (Mon-Fr, 9am-9pm)

    Website: www.uksobs.org

  • Samaritans

    Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

    Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

    Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

  • Sane

    Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

    SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30-10.30pm)

    Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: www.sane.org.uk/textcare

    Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum

    Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

  • Safeline

    Specialist charity for sexual abuse and rape.

    Website: www.safeline.org.uk

  • Scope

    Equality for disabled people – and support for parents.

    Phone: 0808 800 3333

    Website: www.scope.org.uk

  • SANDs

    The stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

    Phone: 0808 164 3332

    Website: www.sands.org.uk

  • Scleroderma & Raynaud’s UK

    Support for those affected.

    Phone: 0800 311 2756

    Website: www.sruk.co.uk

  • Sexual Advice Association

    Online resource geared at helping improve sexual health and wellbeing.

    Website: www.sexualadviceassociation.co.uk

  • Skin Support

    Created by the British Association of Dermatologists to provide emotional support to those with a skin condition. Links to crisis lines.

    Website: www.skinsupport.org.uk

  • Self Help UK

    Organisation promoting, supporting and encouraging self help groups.

    Website: www.selfhelp.org.uk

  • Stonewall

    Standing up for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.

    Phone: 08000 50 20 20

    Website: www.stonewall.org.uk

  • Sparkle

    Support Trans rights and the positive representation of Trans people in the UK and worldwide.

    Website: www.sparkle.org.uk