Helplines and support: victims of terrorism

A list of helplines and support services for people affected by a terrorist attack.



This guidance provides a list of support services if you, or someone you know, was affected by a terrorist attack. It includes services provided by:

  • Victim Supportline
  • Samaritans
  • Childline
  • Cruse Bereavement support

More information is available about support available for victims of terrorism.

Published 18 October 2017
Last updated 5 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. NHS Outreach, Screen and Support Service is no longer in operation.

  2. Attachment updated to amend the name of the victims' information line and added a link to further victim support services.

  3. Updated information for London and Manchester.

  4. First published.