It may be that more immediate or specialised help is considered appropriate. Below are some useful local help contact numbers for further advice and help on mental health and emotional matters. Please be aware some agencies charge fees, others may not.
0300 304 7000
A national out-of-hours (4pm – 10pm daily) helpline for anyone coping with mental illness; sufferers, carers or concerned family or friends.
East Surrey Crisis Advice Line (24 hours)
0800 915 4644
Community Mental Health Team Offices
A service for adults with moderate to severe mental health problems. The service will help and refer to appropriate specialist services such as Crisis Assessment and Treatment Teams, Eating Disorder Services and Continuing Needs Services. The above offices keep regular office hours.
General, financial, legal and practical advice
Citizens Advice Bureau
0808 278 7963
0808 808 1677
Offering help to the bereaved.
National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours)
0808 2000 247
Marriage and Relationships
Surrey Family Mediation Service
169 Canbury Park Road, Kingston on Thames, kt2 6cg
020 8541 1941
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Surrey Drug/Alcohol Care (24 hours)
0808 802 5000
01372 832 905
Drug and alcohol service for people up to 25
0300 123 1110
Comprehensive advice and help on drug related matters. For more information we recommend talktofrank.com.
Family and Children
Child Support Agency
08457 133 133
0808 802 0925
Lone parent support and advice
0808 800 2222
Advice and information on parenting issues
Families need fathers
0870 760 7496
Youth/Child information and counselling:
Heads Together – eleven to twenty-four year olds
0808 802 554
Family Information Service
0300 200 1004
Sexual Health services, including contraception:
Surrey NHS (clinic times only, 24 hour information)
All other information – office hours: 01372 384337
It’s worth noting that most of the above agencies have websites and it may be more convenient and appropriate to make first contact this way. We recommend Google for all searches.
The material available on this website is designed to provide general information only. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, it does not constitute legal or other professional advice. The ECS does not endorse and does not accept any responsibility or liability for the contents of websites referenced by an external link.
If you represent a local help agency, and wish to have the agency name and number added to the list, please contact the Epsom Counselling Service via our contact form with your request and contact details.