Creative industry helplines for COVID-19 advice

The Film and TV Charity support line

The Film and TV Charity support line is open 24/7 to offer advice, signposting and a listening ear. Through the support line you can access the emotional and financial support services offered by the charity, including counselling, legal advice and financial grants.

The charity’s support grants offer one-off financial support for people facing urgent and immediate financial crisis to help you get back on your feet.

You can find out more about the support the charity offers on their website filmtvcharity.org.uk or by calling the helpline on 0800 054 0000.

Theatre helpline

UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT)  Theatre Helpline is a free 24-hour phone and email service supporting theatre professionals with any issue affecting their health and wellbeing.

The confidential resource offers support and advice on a range of personal and professional topics, including bullying, physical and mental health, finance, careers and retirement issues.

It is open to anyone working in theatre, whether in-house or freelance. Call 0800 915 4617 or email advice@theatrehelpline.org.