9 Christian Helpline/Prayerlines that work together -
Joining Together to Serve Others
COVID-19 has impacted our services with increased demand and some services have had to change their opening hours. We are endeavouring to keep this page up to date.
The following information gives brief details about each of the helplines.
Thirtyone:eight (formerly CCPAS) Helpline 24 Hours
0303 003 1111
We are an independent Christian charity which helps individuals, organisations, charities, faith and community groups to protect vulnerable people from abuse. Our vision is a world where every child and adult can feel, and be, safe, and to achieve this vision we work together with a network of thousands of organisations across the UK helping them to create safer places.
Everybody is welcome to use the Helpline. It serves individuals such as parents, children and young people and adults. It is also available to church leaders, organisations, social workers, Local Safeguarding Children Boards and other professional bodies.
It is staffed only by social workers and counsellors who have decades of collective experience in the field. All are knowledgeable, practical and approachable.
More Information on https://thirtyoneeight.org
Crossline Coventry 9am - Midnight 0300 111 0101
Part of the National Christian Helpline.
Crossline is a Christian Staffed helpline offering a listening ear. It is part of Coventry City Mission (Regd Charity No: 1090102) and started taking calls in January 1992. In 2012 we received over 15,000 calls of which 12,000 were able to be answered . Regular and repeat callers make up a significant number of the calls.
We're Here To Listen - All our listeners are trained on a specialist telephone listening course that was previously accredited by the Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC). Crossline is a Community Member of the Helplines Partnership.
e mails can be responded to at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Information on Crossline Coventry
CROSSLINE HULL 0300 111 0101 Part of the National Christian Helpline
Crossline Hull is a confidential Christian Telephone Helpline. It is manned in Hull every day from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. by trained Christian listeners. Callers, whether Christian or non-Christian, can ring knowing that they will get a sympathetic ear, regardless of their problem - whether their need is loneliness or a spiritual, physical, mental or emotional problem. Since 1998 it has been sharing Jesus's love and compassion to the people of Hull and surrounding areas. Crossline is an active member of the Christian Helplines Association. As part of the National Christian Helpline you can also call at anytime from 9am - Midnight to speak to someone in another part of the country.
CROSSLINE PLYMOUTH 0300 111 0101 or 01752 666777
Part of the National Christian Helpline
Help is Just a Phone Call Away
We encourage anyone in need of a listening ear to call us on 0300 111 0101 or 01752 666777-no problem is too great or too small. We have provided a Telephone Listening Line in Plymouth fo over 40 years and were one of the first Christian Helplines.
All of our listeners have attended a recognised Acorn Listening Course and are also required to undertake further in house training on a regular basis.
Chatnow.org provides people with the opportunity to chat anonymously with an approved Christian online - we offer Christian advice, answers, prayer and encouragement through a typed conversation at any time of day or night. If you would like to chat with us go to chatnow.org
A new web site has been set up for live chat in the current situation.
Living Light Prayerline
01277 367 118
The Living Light Prayerline is part of the Nationwide Christian Trust which is a UK organisation based at Mulberry House Ongar.We offer retreats and conferences and our aim is to help people find the Lord and strengthen them in their spiritual lives. We offer a confidential Prayerline run by trained volunteers.
There comes a moment in all of our lives when we just need someone to listen, yet we don’t know where to turn.On our Prayer line you will find individuals who understand that life has its stresses and challenges, and that there are times when you need to be anonymous. They will listen and support you as you work towards your own solutions, or as you simple off-load.They will always be ready to pray for you and with you at your request.
Call Living Light prayerline and you will be assured of a warm, caring and non-judgemental approach to your situation. Our staff are trained and experienced and they will help you talk and pray through your issues and support you.
We are open 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Monday through to Friday and have an answering service when the office is closed where messages can be left and then covered in prayer.
0300 111 0101 Part of the National Christian Helpline
Premier Lifeline is a confidential helpline offering a listening ear, information, prayer, emotional and spiritual support from a Christian perspective through telephone. The phone line is open 9am to midnight every day of the year.
Telephone: 0300 111 0101
Lifeline is part of the work of Premier Christian Radio and the Premier Christian Media Trust (reg. charity no. 287610).
Established in 2005, Mercy UK is transforming lives and restoring hope in partnership with local churches. Mercy UK runs free of charge residential homes for young women with life controlling issues such as eating disorders, self-harming and depression, as well as training leaders and 'people-helpers' in the areas of mental health and pastoral leadership.
Mercy UK's non-emergency remote support can offer signposting, guidance, resources and prayer for yourself or someone you may be supporting whether family, friend or church related contact.
UCB Prayerline 01782 36 3000
Irish Republic 1890 940 300
UCB Prayerline is all about bringing God into the equation of your life. This confidential service is available to you whoever you are and whatever background you come from. Whatever the issues you are facing, trained Christian volunteers will take your call and pray for you and with you. You might be wondering who calls the Prayerline?
Here are some examples:
the man who is worried about losing his job
the lady who thinks her husband might be cheating on her
the young person who doesn't know what to do next
the lady who is ill and wants to ask God to make her well again
the father who is worried about money and how it will affect his family
the person who wants to know more about what God can do in their life.
Prayerline is not a counselling or advice service, it is about praying to God and asking for His help or even saying thank you to Him for what He has already done.
Current Prayerline opening hours*:
Mon- Fri 9am - 10pm
Sat 10am - 8pm
Prayerline is closed on Sundays & Bank Holidays