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Support over the festive period

Where to access support while Clean Break is closed over Christmas

Clean Break services will be closed over the festive period, from 4pm on Monday 20 December 2021 until 10am on Monday 10 January 2022.

We know that this can be a very difficult time of year, so we've made a list of services which will still be open, where you can access the support you need.

NHS Direct 111 - Lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Confidential advice if you have a medical issue that is not life threatening or an immediate emergency.

Samaritans 116 123 - Lines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you. They’re here to listen.

Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 - Lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Trained women helpline workers and volunteers will answer your call in confidence.

National Rape Crisis Helpline 0808 802 9999 - Lines open between 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm.
Confidential support if you have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago.

Shelter Housing Advice Line 0808 800 4444 - Lines open 8am–8pm weekdays & 9am–5pm weekends.
Housing experts will advise you, no matter what your housing situation.

Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline

If you are in serious danger always call 999

If you would like some ideas for things to do in London over the festive period, as well as helpful information like food bank or library locations, you can download this support pack which was created by one of our amazing volunteers.

We wish everyone a peaceful time over the next few weeks, and look forward to welcoming our Members back in January.