Out of hours contact information
Should you reach out to us outside of our helpline hours you can request a call back from our helpline at a time that suits you between Monday to Friday – 8am to 8pm, it’s free and confidential.
NEW - text service
Ben also operates an out-of-hours text support service, to access this service all you need to do is text BEN to 85258, it’s free and confidential. You can text from wherever you are in the UK - find out more here.
If you feel you need additional support outside of our helpline hours, the following contact details may be useful.
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
Tel: 116 123
For housing or homelessness issues
Tel: 08088 004 444
Debt advice service
Tel: 0800 138 1111
Bereavement care: advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies
Tel: 0808 808 1677
For women experiencing domestic violence or others calling on their behalf
Tel: 08082 000 247
For men experiencing domestic violence or others calling on their behalf
Tel: 08088 010 327
National Gambling Treatment Service
For anyone who might need help, support or advice about problem gambling
Tel: 08088 020 133
Talk to Frank for facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol
Tel: 03001 236 600
Information, support and advice for anyone having trouble with alcohol addiction and their families
Tel: 08009 177 650
Hub of Hope
The Hub of Hope can help you find local mental health support in your area
Request a call back
We will always aim to call you back at your requested time, however, during busy periods this may be 30 minutes either side of your chosen time.