Middlesbrough Council

Cleveland Housing Advice Centre

01642 254544

NHS 111

Health advice and reassurance. 111 is free from landlines and mobiles.

Samaritans Teesside

Teesside Samaritans
If something’s troubling you, get in touch.  Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

  • Telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call and will not show on your phone bill)
  • email: jo@samaritans.org

Childline (for under 19s)

  • Telephone: 0800 1111 – available 24 hours a day, this number is free and will not show on a phone bill.

Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide

There is a guide to supporting children in relation to self-harm and suicide here: https://www.papyrus-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Supporting-Your-Child-A-Guide-for-Parents.pdf

They have a telephone helpline for teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal – 0800 068 41 41


Teen Mental Health – A Guide for Parents

National Domestic Abuse Helpline (women only)

Men’s Advice Line for Domestic Abuse

A confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members).

CALM – The Campaign Against Living Miserably

(CALM) is an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.

Citizens’ Advice

Impartial advice on rights and responsibilities across the UK.

Teesside Legal Advice Clinic

Teesside University Law Clinic recognises the need for access to justice for all and offers free legal advice to members of the community. They work in partnership with lawyers, charities and voluntary organisations.

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Age UK

Age UK can help with: Benefit queries and other money matters, Health and social care issues, Housing and transport queries, Filling in forms – by appointment, Understanding documents, and much more.  Information and advice is free, private and confidential and if we can’t help, we can put you in touch with people who can.

The Silver Line – help for older people

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

  • Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Anxiety UK


Support for those under 19.

  • Telephone: 0800 1111  – this service will not show on your phone bill.

Beat Eating Disorders:

Beat provides helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders. These helplines are free to call from all phones.

Justice First:

Migrant Help:

Thirteen Group:

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