Local Support

PDAS (Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service) 01752 252033

TDAS Torbay Domestic Abuse Service 01803 698869

Torbay Women’s Refuge 01803 524594

Devon Domestic Abuse Helpline 0345 155 1074

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)  01803 208100
Torbay Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)  0345 155 1071

Cry-sis Helpline (For parents of Crying and Sleepless babies  08451 228 669  https://www.cry-sis.org.uk/

Open 24/7, 365 days of the year


Samaritans works to make sure there’s always someone there for anyone who needs someone – 24/7, 365 days of the year.

Tel: 116 123 (free to call and will not appear on your phone bill)
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

National Domestic Violence Helpline

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, you are not alone. You can call the 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free.
Tel: 0808 2000 247

Other helpful support

Respect – Men’s Advice Line

Our focus is to increase the safety of men experiencing domestic abuse (and the safety of their children) and to offer you non-judgmental emotional support, practical advice and information for other specialist services.’
hone: 0808 8010 327. Mon–Fri 9am-8pm.
Free from landlines and mobile phones within the UK. Your call will not appear on itemised bills. You can also call free from BT pay phones.

Email support:  info@mensadviceline.org.uk

Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm,
Sat & Sun: 10am-12pm & 4pm-6pm

Webchat support:

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
10–11am and 3–4pm

Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk/


Mental Health Support

Tel: 0300 123 3393. Open 9am – 6pm.
The advice line will be closed from 6pm on 24 Dec until 9am on 04 January 2022.
Website: www.mind.org.uk
MIND website lists a number of support services available when they are out of hours.

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day

Tel (nationwide): 0800 58 58 58. Open 5pm – midnight, 365 days a year

PANDAS Foundation

Supporting parents experiencing a perinatal mental illness.

Tel (nationwide): 0808 1961 776

Open: 9:00am – 8:00pm, 365 days a year

For urgent medical attention, your options are Accident & Emergency (A&E) and Emergency GP appointments or 999.

For urgent medical advice, you can call the NHS 111 (England) or NHS Direct (Wales).