0808 196 3651: Call the coronavirus support line

Supporting you through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

If coping is hard for you and you need to chat, phone us.

Feeling lonely? Need practical help?

Call free and confidentially, 10am to 6pm every day

 0808 196 3651


Our friendly and experienced volunteers are here to help you cope with feelings of loneliness, mild depression, isolation and grief after bereavement.

We can also help you get medicine and food.

Meet Chris, one of our coronavirus support line volunteers.

If our line is closed and you need to talk to someone about how you're feeling, The Samaritans are open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Call free on 116 123 or send an email.


If you need a translator, call and say 'can I speak to a translator?'.

More than 200 languages are available including Farsi, Arabic, Persian, Kurdish Dari, Punjabi, Russian, Italian and Somali.


Coping with loneliness and anxiety

If you feel lonely, you're not alone. Use these online resources to help yourself through it:


> Find your local loneliness service

Free coronavirus support line