Which organisations support customers at risk?

We have trained members of our Customer Support to help customers at risk by treating them equally and with care. However, some of your needs may require specialist support from third-party organisations. This is why we’ve put together a list of contact details for numerous organisations that you may find helpful.

Please note that these details are relevant to the United Kingdom and Ireland only. If you’re located elsewhere, check with your local organisations to find out which ones suit your needs best.



Contact Details

Mental Health conditions, including depression and anxiety

Mind provides advice and support to anyone experiencing mental health problems.

Website: mind.org.uk

Email: info@mind.org.uk


Samaritans provides 24/7 support for anyone who’s struggling to cope.

Website: samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Self-help app: selfhelp.samaritans.org


Sane providesemotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness.

Website: sane.org.uk


The NHS has many resources outlining the symptoms and feelings common with mental health problems.

Website: nhs.uk/mental-health/feelings-symptoms-behaviours/feelings-and-symptoms


Mental Health Ireland is the longest-established mental health charity in Ireland supporting individuals with mental health challenges.

Website: mentalhealthireland.ie

Email: info@mentalhealthireland.ie


Serious long-term illnesses and physical disabilities

Macmillan is a cancer support organisation offering a range of services and advice.

Website: macmillan.org.uk


The People Hub is a charity working to empower people with long-term health conditions and disabilities through knowledge sharing.

Website: peoplehub.org.uk

Email: hello@peoplehub.org.uk


Scope provides information and emotional support to disabled people.

Website: scope.org.uk

Email: helpline@scope.org.uk




Hearing impairment

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) provides information and support for deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.

Website: rnid.org.uk

Email: contact@rnid.org.uk

Webform, Webchat and Video call using BSL available



Irish Deaf Society seeks to promote the equality and rights of deaf people in Ireland.

Website: irishdeafsociety.ie




The National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss supports individuals across Ireland through their care, technology, advice and information services.

Website: chime.ie

Email: info@chime.ie





Visual impairment

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities offering help and support to blind and partially sighted people.


Website: rnib.org.uk


NCBI provides support to blind or vision-impaired people throughout Ireland offering information, relevant technology and innovative programmes to assist individuals in education, the workplace and wider society.

Website: ncbi.ie

Webform available




Social isolation

WaveLength gifts lonely individuals living in poverty with media technology includingradios, televisions, and tablet computers.

Website: wavelength.org.uk

Email: info@wavelength.org.uk


British Red Cross provides local support services, workshops and resources to help people understand and overcome living with loneliness.

Website: redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-with-loneliness


The Silver Line operates a confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK to offer friendship, conversation and support 24/7/365.

Website: thesilverline.org.uk


Age related support

Age UK’s Advice Line provides older individuals with advice and support across money and legal, care and support, health and wellbeing, and work and learning. They also offer weekly friendship calls to help beat loneliness.

Website: ageuk.org.uk/

Webform and Webchat available


Age Action Ireland provides practical programmes to support older people to live full, independent lives through their Care and Repair, Information Service and Computer Training initiatives. 

Website: ageaction.ie

Email: info@ageaction.ie


Debt and Managing Finances

Money Helper providesfreegovernment-backed advice on money and pension choices. They also have a helpful online budget planner.

Website: moneyhelper.org.uk

Webchat available


National Debtlinegives free and independent debt advice over the phone and online. They also provide an easy-to-use budget planner. 

Website: nationaldebtline.org

Webchat available


Step Change Debt Charity provides free, confidential advice and practical solutions to help people deal with financial debts. Their 60-second debt test indicates if help is needed.

Website: stepchange.org.uk


Payplan offers free debt advice, providing solutions for people with multiple debts.

Website: payplan.com


Domestic Violence or Abuse, including financial abuse

The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) provides a free and fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.

Website: ncdv.org.uk

Email: office@ncdv.org.uk


Refuge offers support to women and children experiencing domestic violence.

Website: refuge.org.uk


Homelessness / Home at risk

Shelter offers housing advice, support and legal services to anyone living in poor housing or at risk of eviction, repossession or homelessness in the UK.




GamCare is anational provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling.

Website: gamcare.org.uk

Webchat available


Gamblers Anonymous offers local support group meetings that use the 12-step approach to recovery from addiction.

Website: gamblersanonymous.org.uk   



Beating Addictions provides information about a range of addictive behaviours and treatments.

Website: beatingaddictions.co.uk 


Alcoholics Anonymous provides a helpline and meetings to support anyone with alcohol problems.

Website: alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Webchat available

Email: help@aamail.org


FRANK offers confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.

Website: talktofrank.com


Narcotics Anonymous offers support to anyone who wants to stop using drugs.

Website: ukna.org



Cruse Bereavement Care provides free care and bereavement counselling to people going through grief. 

Website: cruse.org.uk


Caring responsibilities

Carers UK provides advice and information for carers across a range of issues including benefits, residential care, the Carer’s Act and respite care.

Website: carersuk.org


The Office of the Public Guardian protects people in England and Wales who may not have the mental capacity to make certain decisions for themselves, such as about their health and finances. They provide information on how to make, register and end a lasting power of attorney.

Website: gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-public-guardian




Asylum Seekers and Refugees

The British Red Cross supports refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants.

Website: redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-as-a-refugee


Learning disabilities

Mencap provides support to individuals with learning disabilities in any area of their life where they need support.

Website: mencap.org.uk


Mind provides support and advice for individuals with learning disabilities.

Website: mind.org.uk

Email: info@mind.org.uk


Turning Point provides support for individuals with learning disabilities.

Website: turning-point.co.uk

Webform available


Inclusion Ireland - The National Association for People with an Intellectual Disability supports individuals with an intellectual disability in Ireland.

Website: www.inclusionireland.ie

Email: info@inclusionireland.ie



British Dyslexia Association operates a helpline 3 days a week to offer advice and support to individuals with dyslexia.

Website: bdadyslexia.org.uk


Dyslexia Association of Ireland works with and for people affected by dyslexia, by providing information and support services, engaging in advocacy and raising awareness.

Website: dyslexia.ie

Email: info@dyslexia.ie



National Autistic Society provides support, guidance and advice to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

Website: autism.org.uk


Irish Society for Autism supports individuals with autism, raises awareness and promotes education.

Website: autism.ie

Email: admin@autism.ie

Webform available


Digital skills

Good Things Foundation gives people in need digital devices to improve access to jobs and education, improve quality of life and decrease social isolation.

Website: goodthingsfoundation.org

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