Perth & Kinross - Emergency Support


Use the contacts below for help or to find out more information.


Samaritans Perth – Freephone Helpline 116 123

If something’s troubling you, contact them 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

(Outside office hours calls divert to another UK wide office)


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

You’re not feeling well, it’s the middle of the night, you can’t wait until your GP’s surgery opens in the morning – what can you do?  Call NHS 24 or visit


Police Scotland – 101 or in an emergency 999


Early Intervention and Prevention - 0345 30 111 20

First point of contact for anyone aged 16 or over who requires support services.

This phone number can also be used outwith office hours to connect to the out-of-hours social work service.


Address: Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD


PKAVS Carers Hub 01738 567 076

Additional Information: Information & Advice specifically for Carers.

Address: The Gateway, North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP


Childline – 0800 1111

Free and confidential 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.


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.