Japanese and UK helpline numbers

Japanese and UK helpline numbers. If you need help, please use the needed service.

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As the year draws to a close, many people feel like they are unable to cope or have severe difficulties at the dawn of a new year. Below is a list of helpline numbers in the UK and in Japan.

UK helpline numbers

Please note, some of these helpline numbers are for Lancashire only. For more local helplines, please google your county along with what service you need.

Children’s social care0300 123 6720
Health Visitors0300 247 0040
Police101 (non-emergency)
999 (emergency)
National Domestic Violence healpline0808 2000 247
Harv01245 879855
Women’s centre01254 871771
Samaritans116 123
Job Centre0800 169 0310
NHS direct111
NSPCC (adults concerned about a child)0808 800 5000
Childline 0800 11111
Food banks
Maundy Relief
Our food bank
Accington and Rossendale
Churches Together food bank (St. mary’s)

01245 232 328
07594478093
01254 389933
01245 232433
Mindmatters01254 226 037
Calm (suicide hotline for men)0800 585 858
Papyrus (under 35’s suicide prevention)0800 064 4141
Lancashire Wellbeing Directory0300 123 6701

If you are at all concerned with the well-being of a friend or family member, please ring 999 and ask for a “welfare check” to be performed. I have spent New Year’s Eve with a friend at A&E for physiological help and they are still here!

Japanese helpline numbers

ServiceNumberLanguage
Police110Japanese*
Ambulance/ Fire119Japanese*
Tell Japan (Suicide and general help)03-5774-0992English and Japanese
Befrenders Japan06-6260-4343 Japanese
Foreign Residents’ Advisory Center 03-5320-7744 English/ multilingual
Health and Medical Information Center 03-5285-8181 English/ multilingual
Emergency Translation Services 0570-099283 English/ multilingual
Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners 03-5339-8625 English or Chinese
Legal Counseling Center for Foreigners 0570-055-289 English, Chinese , or Spanish
*English may be available in major cities

If any of these numbers are useful for you, please do use them. I hope that they will not be needed but better safe than sorry.

Thank you for reading and happy (and safe) exploring.

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