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These organisations will provide help and assistance for specific needs:

Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Website: www.cruse.org.uk

National Domestic Violence Abuse Helpline
0808 200 0247
Gaia Centre
Provides support in any cases of gender-based violence
020 7733 8724
Email: lambethvawg@refuge.org.uk 
Violence Against Women and Girls
If you or someone else is in immediate danger always call police on 999. This Lambeth Council  web page has more information, news and resources: www.lambeth.gov.uk/VAWG
A charity supporting adults and children with learning disabilities or autism, who have experienced abuse or trauma.  They offer a one-to-one advice/ counselling service to young women between 13 and 25 who have experienced any form of gender-based violence.  Sessions are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 2 - 4pm.  Call on 020 7383 0700 or e-mail to referrals@respond.org.uk to make a referral
Victim Support. Supporting victims of Crime
0808 168 9291
Galop London LGBT Advice Line
020 7704 2040
National LGBT Domestic Abuse line
RASASC Rape and Sexual abuse Centre
0808 802 999
FGM Helpline (run by NSPCC)
0800 028 3660
Suzy Lamplugh Trust. National Stalking Helpline
0800 802 0300
NSPCC Helpline
0808 800 5000
0800 1111
Crime stoppers - report crime anonymously.
0800 555 111
The Silver Line - a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and
advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year
0800 470 8090
Call in Time - a free telephone friendship service for people 60 and over. You will need to sign up via website
Shelter - the housing and homelessness charity
0300 330 1234
Mental health support: the government is providing additional online support and practical guidance for people struggling with their mental health during the pandemic. Read about this here. Practical guidance to help everyone is published here. Other organisations and resources include:
Anxiety UK 
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Website: www.thecalmzone.net
Mental Health Crisis Helpline
0800 915 4644
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
Website: www.mind.org.uk
The latest guidance is published here: www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/ 
NAPAC - supports recovery from childhood abuse
0808 801 0331
National Health Service
Expert advice and practical tips on the Every Mind Matters website:
Papyrus. Prevention of Young Suicide
Hopeline UK
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Website: www.samaritans.org
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
0800 731 2864 – 24 hour
The general numbers to reach the NHS and Police:
111 –NHS
999 – Emergency services (Police, Fire , Ambulance)
101- Non emergency crimes