Dundee - Emergency Support
Use the contacts below for help or to find out more information.
During Covid 19 Pandemic some services will be restricted but will still offer support by phone.
Samaritans – Freephone Helpline 116 123
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 - First Contact Team - 01382 434019
Please call ff you are worried that you or someone you know is being harmed, is suffering from neglect, or is being abused. The Social Work services take any concerns seriously and will inquire and investigate cases where harm is known or suspected. It is important to tell someone.
Child Protection - 01382 307999
Worried about as child's protection in Dundee?
Childline – 0800 1111
Free and confidential 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.
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 Mon-Fri.