Help And Support

This page is a compilation of resources that we are continually adding to so there's a comprehensive range of options for you to access additional support or help that we ourselves can't provide.

Online Support


Chat online to qualified counsellors, the Qwell community, personal tools and helpful articles(adults 26+)
If you are aged 11 - 25 visit Kooth


Digital resources for self-care and maintaining mental wellbeing


Online Support Groups



Papyrus Hopeline UK

Phone, text and web, chat support for under 35's

Mind Info Line

Information and signposting service 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).

NHS Mental Health Apps

List of NHS mental health apps

Crisis Services

Mental Health Crisis

Free 24/7 Crisis LineSt Helens, Knowsley, Warrington & Halton
Call: 0800 051 1508


Call: 116 123 24 hours a day 365 days a year


Free, confidential support, 24/7 via text in the UK for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.
Text SHOUT to 85258  to text with a trained Crisis Volunteer.

Domestic Abuse

Mental Health Crisis

Freephone 24/7 National Domestic Violence Helpline, run by Refuge: 0808 2000 247


Help, support and advice for victims of domestic abuse.


UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.

Women's Aid

National charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children.

NCDV National Centre for Domestic Violence

A free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic abuse and violence regardless of financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation

Support for Men

Seans Place

Mental Health Support for MenSefton & Liverpool City Region

The Men’s Advice Line

Males Actively Seeking Change

Male Survivors Partnership

Men's Health Forum


St Helens Carers Centre

Independent Charity that supports unpaid carers looking after someone who lives in the St Helens area.

St Helens Young Carers

Committed to ensuring Young Carers and their families receive the support they need.

Sexual Assault


Rape & Sexual Assault Support Centre. Charity that supports unpaid carers looking after someone who lives in the St Helens area.

Safe Place Merseyside

Sexual Assault Referral Centre.


Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care.

Apex Trust

Merseyside based specialist charity based in St Helens who supports offenders into employment, training, education and voluntary work.


Writing on the Wall (WoW)

Writing and literature charity based in Liverpool. Writing development programmes nurture new and aspiring novelists, poets and spoken word artists.

Creative Alternatives

Award-winning arts and health service for people experiencing stress, anxiety and depression.

Cultural Hubs

Award-winning arts in libraries project that allows us to bring a broad range of arts events into all St Helens Borough Libraries

Deaf Community

Signing Solutions

Passionate about improving access for the Deaf community to information that hearing people take for granted

Deafness Resource Centre

Specialist services for D/Deaf people in the St Helens and Halton areas and wider region.


Charity aimed at improving Deaf people's health and wellbeing


CGL (Change, Grow, Live)

St Helens Integrated Recovery Service. Drug and alcohol service for adults aged 19+, families and carers in St Helens. Wide range of support including one-to-one and group work. Also offers support with health and wellbeing, mental health, criminal justice, domestic abuse and homelessness

Footsteps for Families

Charity working in Warrington and St Helens in the North West of England. We offer listening, information and support to anyone affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use.


CGL (Change, Grow, Live)

Over the Rainbow

St Helens-based confidential social & support group for young people aged 13-25 years who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans*, questioning or unsure of sexuality or gender identity.



UK community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean Heritage

Black Minds Matter UK

Our mission is to connect Black individuals and families with free mental health services


Southall Black Sisters Helpline

Call: 0208 571 9595 - Mon to Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Online outreach advice surgery – every Wednesday 10am-12pm

Young People


Support for young people (ages 11 - 25)


Teen Advice Zone. Free and Confidential Service



Support for youth groups, connect youth professionals with training programmes and give a leg up to young people between the ages of 13 and 25 especially those who need it most.

St HelensSupporting Each Other & Our Communities





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