External organisations

01865 722122 (local call charges apply)
116 123 (free to call)
60 Magdalen Road

They are available 24 hours a day over the phone to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair, or suicidal thoughts. You can also visit the branch between 8.00am and 10.00pm. Support is also available via email or text.

For more information, visit their website here.

NHS Counselling Service
01865 556648
Isis Centre, Little Clarendon Street

No referral is necessary, but you will need to make an appointment and there is a waiting list. They also hold lists of accredited counsellors and therapists in the area.

Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC)

0800 0736294

Offer free and confidential support services for survivors of sexual abuse, rape, domestic abuse, and harassment.

For more information, visit their website here.

B-eat (eating disorders)
0808 801 0677

Offer support for beating eating disorders. Support services include their helpline (number listed above) which operates from 4pm to 10pm every day, their online message boards and chat rooms, and a directory of eating disorder services such as NHS centres and support groups.

More information can be found on their website here.

FRANK (drugs advice)

0800 776600

Offers friendly and confidential drugs advice.

Visit their website at www.talktofrank.com.

GUM (genitourinary medicine) clinic

01865 231231
Churchill Hospital, OX3 7LE

Provides a full range of sexual health testing and services, including advice and prescriptions for all methods of contraception. Emergency contraception and pregnancy testing are also available.

They offer drop-in clinics as well as appointment-only clinics.

For more information (including opening hours), visit their website here.

Oxford Friend LGBT+ Support

01865 726893

Oxford Friend offers confidential support, counselling, information, and training services for the LGBTQ+ community in Oxfordshire.

Their helpline (listed above) operates on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between 7pm and 9pm. Support is also available via email (listed above).

For more information, visit their website here.