At Clergy Support Trust, we know we are only part of the solution. Below are other charities and networks that may be able to support you. You can also explore potential alternative sources of funding here.

Clergy households

Broken Rites - support and information for divorced and separated spouses and partners of clergy and recognised ministers.

Clergy Family Network - CofE - practical and spiritual support to individuals, plus seeking to be a united voice for clergy partners and children.

Clergy Spice - a Facebook group for anyone whose spouse is involved in Christian ministry.

Sheldon Hub - a safe place for people in ministry to meet, share and support each other. Clergy Support Trust supports Sheldon.

Single-Friendly Church Network - helping churches become places where single people feel welcome, valued and included, including clergy.

St Luke's for clergy wellbeing - support with wellbeing and psychological needs. Clergy Support Trust works with St Luke's.

General households

Gingerbread - support for single parents and their children.

The Children's Society - specialist support that empowers young people to make positive changes and rediscover their hope.

The Royal British Legion - helping members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, veterans and their families.

The Silver Line (UK) - 24-hour helpline for older people, operated by Age UK.

Carers UK - UK - makes life better for carers with support, advice and understanding.

Carers Trust - UK - listening to, valuing and providing access to support, advice and resources for carers.

Family Carers Ireland - IE - supporting carers so they can care safely for children and adults, including local support groups, helpline and forums.

A support group, people talking while seated.


Alcoholics Anonymous - find local meetings and support and a helpline.

Drug Addiction (NHS) - UK - support for those with drug addiction. Information and help from local services (TalkToFrank) and support for families (AdFam).

GamCare - UK - support for anyone affected by problem gambling, including 24/7 support helpline or live chat. Part of the National Gambling Support Network.

The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity - provides information and support on sex addiction and compulsivity.


National Domestic Abuse helpline - UK - live chat or 24/7 helpline for those experiencing domestic abuse.

Rape Crisis - Eng & Wales - a feminist charity working to end sexual violence and abuse, with a 24/7 rape and sexual abuse support helpline.

Refuge - UK - support for those experiencing domestic abuse (including the National Domestic Abuse helpful) and supporting those you are worried about.

Safeline - Eng & Wales - provides specialist, tailored support for anyone affected by or at risk of sexual abuse and rape, that empowers them to make choices about the lives they want and helps prevent abuse.

Women's Aid


Contact - the charity for families with disabled children, providing information and support including accessing medical help.

Childline - free, private and confidential physical and mental abuse service accessed online or over the phone for people up to 19.

Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA) - helping children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilies (SEND) to get the education they are entitled to by law.

Kooth - online mental wellbeing community for children aged 11-25.

MIND - information and support for those struggling with mental health and those supporting them.

Samaritans - support for those struggling to cope, considering suicide and those worried about someone else. Also support groups for those bereaved by suicide.

Shout - UK - 24/7 text service, free on all mobile networks if you are struggling to cope and need immediate help. Text 85228.

The Salvation Army - local practical help for people without discrimination, including warm spaces, homelessness support and budget/debt advice. Specific support for youth and childrenfamilies and older people.

Other support

Please note that unless stated we are not affiliated with these resources or responsible for their content. If you find any issues - or if you have any suggestions or resources we could list on this page - please contact us.