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CORONATION STREET - January/February 2019 - programme information

NHS Inform
All aspects of health care, including pregnancy, STIs, sex & relationships, and contraception.
Visit the website: nhsinform.scot
Or call the information line: 0800 22 44 88

Marie Stopes
Marie Stopes UK is a charity that has been helping women and men across the UK to choose if and when they have children for more than 40 years.
If you are pregnant and are unsure of what to do, they are there to talk through your options and help you make the decision that is right for you.
Call them free on 0345 300 8090 to talk through your options any time day or night or for more information visit mariestopes.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
If you have any questions about cancer you can call Cancer Research UK’s Nurses on Freephone 0808 800 4040. Lines are open from 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday. Cancer Research UK also have an online forum www.CancerChat.org.uk where people affected by cancer can get support from others.
For easy to understand information about all types of cancer please go to the About Cancer section of the website: www.cancerresearchuk.org

Mummy’s Star
Mummy’s Star is the only charity in the UK and Ireland dedicated to supporting women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy or within 12 months after giving birth.
Visit: mummysstar.org

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.
Visit: jostrust.org.uk
Tel: 0808 802 8000

COLD FEET - January/February 2019 - programme information

Breast Cancer Care
Offering expert information to anyone diagnosed with breast cancer.
0808 800 6000
breastcancercare.org.uk

Samaritans
Life can be tough, especially at Christmas time, so the Samaritans exist to offer confidential support, whatever you're going through. Please contact our free and confidential helpline.
24 Hour Helpline:- 116 123
www.samaritans.org

Shelter Scotland
Shelter Scotland helps people struggling with bad housing or homelessness through their advice, support and legal services.
For free and independent advice from Shelter Scotland visit: scotland.shelter.org.uk
Free Helpline: 0808 800 4444
(The helpline is open weekdays from 9am until 5pm. Calls are free from UK landlines and main mobile networks)

Tenovus Cancer Care
Tenovus Cancer Care is Wales’ leading cancer charity. Its UK-wide support line is staffed by specialist cancer nurses and is available 365 days a year, for anyone affected by cancer.
Freephone: 0808 808 1010
Visit: tenovuscancercare.org.uk
Email: info@tenovuscancercare.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
When you have cancer, you don’t just worry about what will happen to your body, you worry about what will happen to your life. Whether it’s concerns about who you can talk to, planning for the extra costs, or what to do about work, Macmillan understand how a cancer diagnosis can take over everything.
If you’d like support, information or just to chat, call Macmillan free on 0808 808 00 00 (Lines are open Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm)
Or visit Macmillan’s Online Community at community.macmillan.org.uk
For more information, visit macmillan.org.uk

EMMERDALE - January/February 2019 - programme information

Barnardo’s Barnardo's runs projects and schemes across the country supporting children, young people and families where abuse has happened. These may offer therapy and counselling to help children come to terms with their experience and move forward in life. Barnardo’s also works to increase public awareness of sexual abuse and to help children and young people protect themselves.
For more information visit the website: barnardos.org.uk

Childline Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. Childline are there for you online, on the phone, anytime.
Website: childline.org.uk
Helpline number: 0800 1111

NSPCC
The NSPCC is a leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Adults can contact the free 24/7 helpline for advice and support or to share concerns about a child. Contact the free helpline by calling 0808 800 5000, by texting 88858, by emailing help@nspcc.org.uk or visiting www.nspcc.org.uk
The NSPCC-run Childline service provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help. Children can contact Childline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0800 1111 or by visiting www.childline.org.uk

CLEANING UP - January/February 2019 - programme information

National Gambling Helpline
The National Gambling Helpline has trained advisors available on the phone and online 8am to midnight, every day of the year, to give immediate, free and confidential support to anyone who needs it.
Treatment is free and available across the country. The National Gambling Helpline can discuss the range of options available and refer people to the service that is able to meet their needs.
Freephone 0808 8020 133

GambleAware
If you are worried about your own gambling, or that of a friend or family member, GambleAware provides information and advice via its website, BeGambleAware.org. Chat online using the Netline.

GamCare
GamCare also offers a range of free treatment across England, Scotland and Wales, as well as a moderated forum and daily online chatrooms so that people can speak to others experiencing similar issues and seek support. Visit gamcare.org.uk for more information. Webchat at gamcare.org.uk

Gamblers Anonymous (Scotland)
Gamblers Anonymous (Scotland) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. There are no dues or fees for Gamblers Anonymous membership, they are self-supporting through their own contributions. Gamblers Anonymous is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. Their primary purpose is to stop gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same. Meetings are held throughout Scotland and details of these along with the helpline and confidential online chat can be found at gascotland.org

LONG LOST FAMILY - January 2019/December 2018 - programme information

Missing People
Missing People is the only charity in the UK dedicated to bringing missing children and adults back together with their families. It exists to offer a lifeline when someone disappears. If you have any information about the missing people featured in Long Lost Family, or about any other missing person, please contact our free and confidential helpline.
24-Hour Helpline:- 116 000
www.missingpeople.org.uk

Samaritans
Life can be tough, especially at Christmas time, so the Samaritans exist to offer confidential support, whatever you're going through. Please contact our free and confidential helpline.
24 Hour Helpline:- 116 123
www.samaritans.org

And if you want help tracing a missing family member, or know someone who does, visit itv.com/beontv for information on how to contact the 'Long Lost Family' programme team.

CHRISTMAS CAROLS ON ITV - December 2018 - programme information

CRUSE
Cruse Bereavement Care and its counterpart Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland are the United Kingdom's largest bereavement charity, which provide free care and bereavement counselling to people suffering from grief.
www.cruse.org.uk
www.crusescotland.org.uk

SSAFA
The Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association, is a UK charity that provides lifelong support to serving men and women and veterans from the British Armed Forces and their families or dependents.
www.ssafa.org.uk

Blind Veterans
Blind Veterans is here to support anyone who has served in the Armed Forces, or who has done National Service, and who is now living with significant sight loss.
www.blindveterans.org.uk

EMMERDALE - November 2018 - programme information

Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity)
Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago.

The Sands helpline hours are:
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm, plus Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7pm - 10pm

You can contact the Sands Helpline on 0808 164 3332 (calls are charged at local rate)
Or email helpline@sands.org.uk
Visit the website: www.sands.org.uk

BUTTERFLY - October 2018 - programme information

Mermaids
Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues.
Website: mermaidsuk.org.uk
Helpline: 0844 334 0550 or from a mobile 0344 334 0550 (Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm)
Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk

Stonewall
Stonewall is Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, working to create a world where every single person can be accepted without exception.
For more information, including resources on how you can come out for trans equality, visit stonewall.org.uk
Infoline: 08000 50 20 20 (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Email: info@stonewall.org.uk

Scottish Trans Alliance
Scottish Trans Alliance is the Equality Network project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.
Website: scottishtrans.org

Samaritans
Samaritans offer support for anyone struggling with stress or mental health issues. They are available every single day of the year and support anyone through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Visit samaritans.org or call free on 116 123

STV CHILDREN'S APPEAL 2018 - programme information

Drinkline
Drinkline is the national alcohol helpline. If you're worried about your own or someone else's drinking, you can call this free helpline in complete confidence.
Call 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm).

Samaritans
Samaritans offer support for anyone struggling with stress or mental health issues. They are available every single day of the year and support anyone through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Visit samaritans.org or call free on 116 123

Frank
The Talk to Frank service provides information about drugs, and advice for drug users, parents and carers. Find support near you.
Website: talktofrank.com
Helpline number: 0300 123 66 00

Families Anonymous
Families Anonymous is based on the same principles as Alcoholics Anonymous. It runs local support groups for family and friends of people with a drug problem.
Website: famanon.org.uk
Helpline number: 0845 1200 660

Crisis
Crisis work side by side with people to help them rebuild their lives. From decades of experience of working with thousands of homeless people, they know what's needed to leave homelessness behind for good. They use this experience to shape the services they provide and the changes they campaign for.
Website: www.crisis.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, Macmillan Cancer Support are there to support people affected by cancer.
Website:www.macmillan.org.uk
Helpline number: 0808 808 00 00 (Monday to Friday)

Childline
Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. Childline are there for you online, on the phone, anytime.
Website: childline.org.uk
Helpline number: 0800 1111

Carers Trust
Carers Trust offers a range of support to carers across the UK.
Website: carers.org

Fife Gingerbread
Fife Gingerbread supports lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife. They have many support services that all work with the same ethos: Engage - Support - Progress.
Website: fifegingerbread.org.uk

Kindred
Kindred’s service is available to parents and carers of children with additional support needs aged 0 – 18 years. Their vision is that families of children with additional support needs in Scotland will have the information, services and emotional support that they need to care for their children to their best ability.
Website: kindred-scotland.org
Helpline number: 0800 031 5793