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Requests for private counselling & psychotherapy can be sent to The Hill Counselling Practice at
Listed below are a selection of other local & national support services*

Alcohol & Drug Misuse Support


0161 484 0000

Emotional, social, lifelong recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous

0800 9177 650


Fellowship of men and women. Find a meeting


0300 1236600

Text: 82111

Everything you need to know about drugs, their effects and the law.

Inspire East Lancashire

01254 495382

Substance Misuse Service (including alcohol) 


We Are With You

Free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health from a local service or online

Antenatal and Postnatal

Snowdrop Doula

01282 926410

Antenatal, postnatal services across Lancashire, Cumbria 

Bereavement Services


0808 808 1677

The Good Grief Trust 

Grief Chat

Live chat

Transforming access to bereavement counselling

Pendleside Hospice

01282 440102

Bereavement support includes counselling, support groups, cookery + more


Children & Young People's Services


01282 416596

Free & confidential sexual health service for young people aged 24yrs and under


0800 1111

email or 1-2-1 counsellor chat available

Free, private and confidential service for under 19’s in the UK. Talk about any issue they are going through

The Mix

0808 808 4994

1-2-1 chat available

Essential support for under 25’s

On My Mind

Resources for young people

Young Minds

Young people's mental health support 

Community Projects

BFC in the Community Kitchen

Burnley Community Kitchen - Burnley FC in the Community (

Foodbank, community cafe, teaching space, a meeting space and an internet cafe

Citadel Colne

07422 344244

Community support inc. counselling, mindfulness & therapies

Church on the Street (COTS) Burnley

01282 222203

Cafe and community hub. Worship, recovery, food & friendship

Colne Open Door Centre

01282 860 342

Drop in support centre offering help, guidance, caching and counselling. A community snack bar with free internet access for employment support

The Hub 



97 Burnley Rd, Padiham

Community Support inc. Adult Learning, Activities, Internet Access

Eating Disorder Services


England: 0808 801 0677 (weekday 9am - midnight, weekends (inc. bank holidays 4pm - midnight) 

UK Eating Disorder Charity

One-to-one web chat available

Lancashire Care Eating Disorder Service

East Lancashire: 01282 657999


01772 915735

Support and Education for Eating Disorders

Financial Counselling

Step Change

0800 138 1111

Debt Charity

Gamblers Anonymous

North-West Helpline



Gateway Burnley

Essential support for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness



Information, support and guidance on LGBTQ+ inclusion. Including Young Stonewall

Lancashire LGBT

Support for LGBTQ+ people across Lancashire


Gender, Sexuality and Islam

LGBT Foundation

0345 330 30 30

Advice, Support & Information



App also available

Essential website for all things menopause

Menopause Matters

Independant website with up to date support and guidance

Mental Health & Wellbeing Services

Anxiety UK

03444 775 774

or text: 07537 416 905

National charity helping people with anxiety


0800 58 58 58

Campaign Against Living Miserably


infoline: 0300 123 3393

Mental Health Charity


Burnley: 01282 657268

Pendle: 01282 657927

Free psychological therapies to people aged 16+ in Lancashire. Self-refer online

Lancashire Mind

Mental Health Urgent Response

24/7 - 0800 953 0110


Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258


Free, confidential mental health text support


116 123


Whatever you’re going through, you can call any time from any phone for FREE

East Lancashire NHS Access to Mental Health Support

0800 0130 707

24-hour access to mental health care, advice, support and treatment.

Positive Action in the Community

Projects include: 

Be Free: Support for adults affected by domestic abuse

Be Free: Support for children & young people)

Safespace: 24hr supported accommodation for 16-21yr olds at risk of becoming homeless

EVOLVE: Counselling & life skills service for all PAC users

Men’s Support

Andy’s Man Club, Burnley


Talking group for men

Turf Moor. Monday evenings

Men’s Den Colne

Mens peer support group

Wednesday 6-7:30pm

Men's Mental Health

Weekly football session

Men’s Shed

01282 715574


Community spaces where men can enjoy practical hobbies.

Support for Domestic Violence 

Lancashire Women

0300 330 1354


Empowering women to live safer, happier & more positive lives. Employment, mental health, money advice, justice & safety, domestic violence & homelessness


0300 3033 581

Empowering you to live free from domestic abuse

Self-Harm Support 



For young people who feel the need to self harm


Help overcoming issues related to self harm and suicide

Veteran Support 

Healthier Heroes CIC

01282 966730

Providing veterans and their families with help around mental health and wellbeing

Op Courage

The Veterans mental health and wellbeing service

PTSD Resolution

0300 302 0551

Counselling forces veterans and reservists 

* all contact details were correct at the time of publishing

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