Support over the bank holiday

Our Google doc with more info about opening times, locations and services

Find and contact your local council's homeless out of hours service

Find out which council is responsible for housing using your current or most recent postcode. Then go to their webpage on homelessness and search for their Out of Hours number which will still be operational over the Bank Holiday weekend.


Listening, support, signposting for LGBTQ+ people.

ch[email protected]

0300 330 0630

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Abuse isn’t always physical- it can be psychological, emotional, financial, and sexual too.

[email protected]

0800 999 5428

LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline

Galop can help if you experience homophobia, transphobia or biphobia wherever it occurs.

[email protected]

020 7704 2040

Shelter England

Housing and homelessness advice, advocacy, support and legal aid

0808 8004444

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

For women and children - confidential, non-judgmental information and expert support

0808 2000 247

Jobcentre Plus


Mermaids provides a helpline aimed at supporting transgender youth up to and including the age of 19, their families and professionals working with them.

[email protected]

0808 801 0400


Listening service for people who are suicidal or experiencing mental health difficulties

[email protected] (response time 24 hours)

116 123 (24 hours a day)

Trussell Trust

A nationwide network of food banks providing emergency food and support to people locked in poverty

[email protected]

0808 208 2138 (Mon-Fri 9-5)


Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

[email protected]

Text SHOUT to 85258


Supports people who are estranged from their family or children. Their primary objective is to break down the stigma around estrangement and support estranged people in their daily lives.


We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

[email protected]

0300 123 3393

The Mix

Essential support for under 25s.

0808 808 4994


LGBTQ Mental Health service

[email protected]

01273 234839

Proud Trust

Youth groups for LGBTQ+ young people aged 11-25

0161 660 3347 9-5.30pm daily plus emergency calls on weekends

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