Emergency Support

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).