As part of our duty of care to viewers, and aligned with our equality policies and responsibilities, we share the contact details of UK-wide registered charities and specifically for this page, support information for anyone suffering loneliness and related issues.  

Whilst the below listings are not recommendations or endorsements by Channel 4, we try to ensure that we provide a comprehensive listing so that you are able to choose what is right for you.

For a list of all support topics please visit our main menu at channel4.com/support 

Campaign to End Loneliness 

Campaigning organisation with information on what you can do if you feel lonely. 

Gingerbread – Your Wellbeing

Advice for single parents on loneliness.

Marmalade Trust

Marmalade Trust raises awareness of loneliness and empowers people to make connections.

NHS – Every Mind Matters

Offering support advice for mental health wellbeing.


Samaritans are available to listen to anyone who is distressed.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours) This new number is free and does not appear on phone bills.
Email: jo@samaritans.org 

The Mix (for young people up to 25)

Offers support via helpline, email and confidential 1-2-1 chat to young people (up to 25), to help find the correct support or information, whatever the problem.
1-2-1 chat: ( Monday – Friday 4pm – 11pm)
Crisis Messenger: 24/7 for crisis support, text THEMIX to 85258

Young Minds 

Young Minds support young people on a range of mental health concerns.