Help & contacts
We are an online advice service, and don't currently offer an advice line (except if you live in Scotland). To find support and guidance you can contact the organisations below.
If you or someone else needs urgent medical help, please call 999 or go to your closest Accident & Emergency (A&E).
Speak to someone about mental health:
If you need to speak to someone about mental health problems, try one the following contacts:
MindWise works to support those at risk of, and affected by, severe mental illness and mental health difficulties.
Address - Office Pinewood House, 46 Newforge Lane, Belfast, BT9 5NW
Telephone - 028 90402323
Address - First Floor, Lanyon Building, North Derby Street, Belfast, BT15 3HL
Telephone - 0808 808 8000Free
Offering emotional support 24 hours a day
Address - The Upper Mill, Kingston Road, Ewell, Surrey KT17 2AF
Telephone - 116 123Free
(24/7 365 days a year )
Address - Lombard House, 10-12 Lombard Street, Belfast, BT1 1RD
Telephone - 0289 0328 474
Offering specialist mental health emotional support 6am-11pm everyday. And you can also email through their website.
Address - Head Office SANE, St. Mark's Studios, 14 Chillingworth Road, Islington, London, N7 8QJ.
Telephone - 0300 304 7000(4pm – 10pm every day.)
Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed in 1970, by someone living with agoraphobia, for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression.
Address - Zion Community Centre, 339 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 4ZY
Telephone - 03444 775 774(09:30 - 17:30 Monday - Friday)
A national support helpline for people experiencing anxiety, panic, OCD and related disorders including withdrawal from tranquillizers. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders.
Telephone - 0300 7729844(10.00 am - 10.00 pm every day of the year. During the night hours the crisis message is played. The crisis message is a recorded breathing exercise that can help you through a panic attack and help you learn diaphragmatic breathing.)
Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide (under 35)
Papyrus offer confidential support and suicide intervention, deliver awareness and prevention training and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their communities.
Address - Lineva House, 28-32 Milner Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1AD
Telephone - 0800 068 41 41 Text: 07860 039967Freephone
(9am - 12am every day)
Speak to someone for money advice:
If you need to speak to someone about money related problems, one the following contacts may be helpful:
Advice Northern Ireland (NI)
Advice NI exists to provide leadership and services to our 62 member organisations and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.
Address - 1 Rushfield Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3FP
Telephone - 0800 915 4604 / Text: ACTION to 81025Free phone for 0800 number
(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
StepChange provide free, confidential advice and support to anyone worried about debt. You can contact them over the telephone or online.
Telephone - 0800 138 1111(Monday – Friday (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.))
One of the UK's largest providers of free debt advice and solutions.
Telephone - 0808 278 3229(Monday - Friday 8 am - 8 pm, Saturday 9 am - 3 pm)
Illegal Money Lending Team
Part of national trading standards
Telephone - 0300 555 2222 or Text a report: 07860022116
National charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
Address - Forestview, Purdy’s Lane, Newtownbreda, Belfast, BT8 4AR
Telephone - 028 9064 5919Free Helpline: for those who find it challenging to go online
(09:00 – 17:30 Monday - Friday)