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Helpline services

Unfortunately Weight Concern does not provide a helpline. However other organisations may offer this service.

(Please note; Weight Concern cannot take responsibility for information or advice you may receive).

Helplines for adults:

British Heart Foundation

Cardiac nurses and heart health advisors provide answers and advice about heart related queries.

Heart HelpLine: 0300 330 3311

(Lines are open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)

Click here for the Heart HelpLine website

Diabetes UK

Provides help and support for people with diabetes, as well as their family members, carers or friends.

Diabetes UK Careline: 0845 120 2960

(Lines are open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)

Click here for the Diabetes UK Careline website

Beat: Beating Eating Disorders

Provides information and support for people who are affected by eating disorders.

Helpline: 0845 634 1414

(Lines are open 10:30am-8:30pm, Monday to Friday. 1:00pm-4:30pm, Saturdays. Closed on Sundays)

Click here for the Beat helpline website

Disabled Living Foundation

Provides advice and information about mobility and independent living for people with disability and elderly people.

Helpline: 0845 130 9177

(Lines are open 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday)

Click here for the disabled living helpline website

Samaritans

Provides confidential advice and support covering all worries and concerns.

Helpline: 08457 90 90 90

(Lines are open 24 hours a day)

Click here for the Samaritans website

Carers UK

Provides support and advice for carers.

Carers UK's advice line: 0808 808 7777
(Lines are open 10am-12pm on Wednesday and 2pm-4pm on Thursday)

Click here for the Carers UK website

Helplines for children and young adults:

Childline

Provides help and support for children and young people for any problem.

Childline: 0800 1111

(Lines are free and open 24 hours a day)

Click here for the childline website

Bullying UK

Provides help and advice to children and parents who are suffering from bullying.

Email: help@bullying.co.uk

Click here for Bullying UK website

Beat: Beating Eating Disorders

Provides support and information about eating disorders for young people, their friends and family.

Beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650 (Lines are open 4:30pm - 8:30pm, Mon - Fri and 1:00pm -4:30pm on Sat)

Text: 07786 20 18 20

(Standard message rates apply)

Click here for Beat-for young people website

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