Find Help & Support

We all need a bit of help or support sometimes, and you shouldn't suffer in silence.

Whether you are going through a difficult relationship problem, struggling with finances, or just can't seem to keep your head above water - it's ok to reach out.

Our community of dads are always on hand, but if you need some more direct support, you can view our list below to get in touch with an expert service provider.

If you're struggling with your mental health...

 

Samaritans 116 123 24 Hours / 365 days www.samaritans.org
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK 0800 689 5652 24 Hours / 365
SANEline 0300 304 7000 4:30pm - 10:30pm www.sane.org.uk
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) 0800 58 58 58 5:00pm - Midnight www.thecalmzone.net
Shout (Texting Service) Text 85258 24 Hours / 365 giveusashout.org
 Papyrus HOPELINEUK (Under 35s only) 0800 068 4141 weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm www.papyrus-uk.org 

If you're experiencing domestic violence...

 

Mankind 01823 334244 www.mankind.org.uk
Respect - Men's Advice Line 0808 8010327 Weekdays 10am-8pm mensadviceline.org.uk
Victim Support 0808 1689111 24 Hours / 365 www.victimsupport.org.uk
Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247 24 Hours / 365 www.refuge.org.uk

For relationship support...

 

Family Lives 0808 800 2222 www.familylives.org.uk
The Spark (Scotland Only) 0808 802 2088 Weekdays 10am-8pm thespark.org.uk 

For parenting support...

 

Parent Talk from Action for Children 1:1 Web-chat parents.actionforchildren.org.uk
National Childcare Trust 0300 330 0700 Weekdays 9am-5pm www.nct.org.uk

For support with Food and Housing...

 

The Trussell Trust Food Support and Foodbanks www.trusselltrust.org
Shelter 0800 800 4444 Housing Advice www.shelter.org.uk
Streetlink 0300 500 0914 Help Adults Sleeping on Street www.streetlink.org.uk

For Legal Help in a Separation...

 

Only Dads Legal Help www.onlydads.org
Dads Unlimited 01233 680150 Legal Help www.dadsunltd.org.uk
Gingerbread 0808 802 0925 Single Parent Support www.gingerbread.org.uk

For Perinatal Support...

 

Association for Post Natal Illness 0207 386 0868 apni.org
PaNDAS Foundation 0808 196 1776 pandasfoundation.org.uk
Action on Post Partum Psychosis 0203 322 9900 www.app-network.org

 

For support with Addiction & Gambling...

 

With You www.wearewithyou.org.uk
GambleAware 0808 8020 133

www.begambleaware.org

 

For support with Children's Mental Health...

 

This May Help (from NHS) thismayhelp.me

 

If you're coping with Baby Loss...

 

Sands www.sands.org.uk
Tommy's National Baby Loss Charity www.tommys.org
Child Death Helpline 0800 282 986 www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk
The Compassionate Friends 0345 123 2304 www.tcf.org.uk

Support for LGBTQ+ Parents...

 

Proud 2 B Parents 07843 913001 LGBTQ+ Parenting Support www.proud2bparents.co.uk