Dundee - Emergency Support
Use the contacts below for help or to find out more information.
If something’s troubling you, contact them 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland.
Breathing Space – 0800 83 85 87
If you need someone to talk to about how you’re feeling, call Breathing Space. The phonelines are open between 6pm and 2am Monday to Thursday and 6pm Friday to 6am Monday. Remember your call is confidential and free.
NHS 24 – 111
Adult Protection – Dundee 01382 434019
Worried about an adult’s safety in Dundee?
Child Protection – Dundee 01382 307999
Worried about a child’s safety in Dundee?
Childline – 0800 1111
Free and confidential 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.
ACCESSLine – 01382 434000
A direct telephone line for council services and can deal with all general enquiries, requests for services, complaints and payments for some council services.
8am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Outwith these times an answering service is operational, giving details of emergency arrangements and allows you to leave messages.
Out of Hours Social Work – 01382 307964
Weekdays – 4.30pm to 9.30am, Weekends – 4.30pm (Friday) to 9.30am (Monday), All public holidays are covered on a 24 hour basis
Anyone in Angus and Dundee City who has an urgent problem or crisis can call the service. This may be someone experiencing problems with children, families or those receiving or requiring a community care service.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) National Helpline – 0300 111 5065
Meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide. 9am to 9pm everyday.