Organisations which may be able to help with managing feelings of loneliness.


Age UK

Information and support for older people.

0800 678 1602

Befriending Networks

Information on befriending, including an online directory of UK befriending services.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide, including a web chat.

0800 58 58 58


Cruse Bereavement Care

Information and support after a bereavement.

0808 808 1677


Lists UK volunteering opportunities.



Advice and practical support for single parent families.

0808 802 0925

Website that allows you to find face-to-face groups of people who share your interests or aspirations.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Information about volunteering, including details of local centres.


Social activities for people over 75 who have little or no social support.


Provides help and support with relationships, including counselling, telephone counselling and anonymous live chat.

0300 003 0396


Open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk.

116 123 (freephone)

Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 90 90, Stirling FK8 2SA


Provides practical information and emotional support for disabled people.

0808 800 3333

The Silver Line

Provides support, information, friendship and advice for older people (over 55) who may feel lonely or isolated.

0800 4 70 80 90

Social Farms & Gardens

Information on care farming and community growing projects, including a network of local farms.

Student Minds

Mental health charity that supports students.

Victim Support

Provides emotional and practical support for people affected by crime and traumatic events.

0808 168 9111


Web of Loneliness

Online community and website which provides information and tips on loneliness. Also allows users to share artwork and poetry.