We’ve compiled a list of contact details and support services that are available across Scotland. Click on the relevant service below for more details.
For older people, their carers and families in Scotland.
Tel: 0800 12 44 222 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Offers a listening ear and signposting service for Muslim women across Scotland.
Tel: 0808 801 0301 (Mon- Fri, 10am-4pm)
Weekly update on services provided by Barnardo’s Scotland during Covid-19.
For people feeling low, anxious or depressed.
Tel: 0800 83 85 87 (Mon-Thur 6pm-2am, Fri 6pm – Mon 6am)
Support for cyber-bullying and bullying in the workplace.
Tel: 0845 22 55 787 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Advice and information on employment, housing, debt, benefits and consumer issues like energy bills.
Tel: 0800 028 1456
Supports survivors of domestic abuse.
Tel: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours a day)
A confidential, free listening service for Care Home and Care at Home staff.
Updates on service developments and free resources on mental health and wellbeing.
For general information & advice, including a collection of resources relating to Covid-19.
Mental health tips during the pandemic.
Help with debt and money worries.
Tel: 0808 808 4000
Urgent health advice out-of-hours.
Psychological wellbeing practitioner provides advice, signposting and onward referral to local services. Service available via NHS 24.
Tel: 111 (Currently available 6pm-2am, 7 days a week, moving to 24/7)
COVID-19 learning materials for staff working in health and social care.
For latest guidance, including health & social care.
Library of apps which can be downloaded (some free, some paid for), covering different aspects of mental health.
Workforce guidance for NHS staff & managers (e.g infection control, PPE).
Provides Covid-19 visual resources.
Children 1st provides parenting help, advice and support for families.
Tel: 08000 28 22 33 (Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm and Sat/Sun, 9am-12)
Free resources on maintaining good metal health.
For anyone aged 13 and over, affected by any form of sexual violence.
Tel: 08088 01 03 02 (Mon-Sun, 6pm – 12am)
Text: 07537 410 027
Coronavirus Mental Health Information Hub.
Resources to help challenge mental health stigma, including practical steps for protecting your mental health.
Covid-19 housing advice.
Tel: 0808 800 4444 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Free online debt advice.
‘Clear your Head’ campaign highlights practical things people can do to help them cope throughout COVID-19.
National helpline for people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.
Tel: 0300 111 5065 (Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm)
A national online information service for health and social care in Scotland.
For UNISON members experiencing financial or emotional difficulties.
UNITE Guide for Covid-19.
A Christian organisation offering a listening ear, pastoral and spiritual support to workers irrespective of faith or no faith, race, gender, age, sexuality, status or position. The service is provided to any worker going through various life issues, from bereavement to stress and conflict, and is in the strictest confidence. Meetings with Chaplains can be held by phone or by video as appropriate.
Contact : Paul Wilson, Lead Chaplain
Tel: 07703 585987