Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support, both face to face, over the telephone and via the website. Services are provided all over England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you live in Scotland, please see separate entry under Relationships Scotland.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse helps and supports anyone who has been bereaved, providing advice, counselling and information on practical matters entirely free of charge.


The Samaritans offer emotional support to anyone in the UK and Ireland who is feeling depressed or suicidal, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every call is confidential. The service is offered by telephone, email, letter and face to face in most branches.