Emotional Support/Advice & Community Spaces
Tel: 0800 915 4617
The Theatre Helpline is a free, independent and confidential phone and email service that provides support to people working in the theatre industry. Please note this support is provided by a generic service who will likely not have theatre-specific knowledge.
Tel: 08088 01 03 02
Text: 07537 410 027
The helpline operates 5pm–midnight and is free to call.
Emotional support for survivors (all genders) of any form of sexual violence including sexual harassment.
Friends and colleagues worried about someone can also use the helpline.
Support available via text and e-mail too.
Persistent and Nasty runs regular coffee mornings which provide a safe space for freelancers to engage in these conversations, seek peer support and feel supported by their community.
The coffee mornings are currently paused, but if you’re looking for this type of support please get in touch with Elaine or Louise at email@example.com
Keep an eye on the P&N socials for announcements regarding the coffee mornings.
Equity offers 6 free counselling sessions to members through the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM)