Oxford Helplines - advice and support services

Help, advice and support telephone services in Oxford. For more help, please also see the advice & support groups and the charities sections.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics.
Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Alzheimer's Society - National Dementia Helpline

Information, support or advice about dementia.
Telephone: 0300 222 11 22

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.
Telephone: 0300 222 11 22

Deaf Direct

Supporting deaf & hard of hearing people in Herefordshire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire.
Telephone: 01905 746301  SMS: 07725 244129

Oxfordshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team

Commissioning drug and alcohol treatment and support services for young people, adults, families and carers throughout Oxfordshire.
Telephone: 01865 403261

Libra Project

A counselling service for drug and alcohol users and their families and friends.
Telephone: 01865 723500

Life - Pregnancy Matters

Emotional and practical support for pregnancy-related problems.
Telephone: 0808 802 5433

Terrence Higgins Trust

Information, advice and support on HIV infection and AIDS.
Telephone: 0808 802 1221

Oxford Friend LGBTQ

Support and counselling services for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities and for their families and friends.
Telephone: 01865 726893

Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre

Supporting survivors of sexual abuse, rape, domestic abuse, and harassment
Telephone: 01865 726295 or 0800 783 6294

Family Lines (previously known as Parentline)

Information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.
Telephone: 0800 800 2222

Oxford Samaritans

A safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.
Telephone: 01865 722 122


Services to help you with your couple and family relationships, whether you're young or old, straight or gay, single or in a relationship.
Telephone: 01865 242960