Emergency Contact

Emergency Services
Tel: 999 or 112

For all emergencies requiring the Police, Ambulance, Fire Service or Coastguard.

Non-emergency Services
Tel: 101

For non-emergency contact with the Police.

Campus Security
General enquiries: 0118 378 7799
Reading Rape Support Centre (Trust House)
Berkshire NHS Crisis Team

Out of hours mental health emergency support.


Free, confidential 24 hour listening service.

National Debt Advice Line

Free confidential helpline for those dealing with debt.

National Domestic Violence Helpline

24 hour free helpline for women experiencing domestic violence.

Beat – UK Eating Disorders Charity

National Charity supporting individuals with eating disorders. Helpline is available 365 days a year from 15:00 – 22:00.


A national support charity for those with problem gambling.

Contact the Advice Service

Appointments with the Advice Service by arrangement, or drop in without an appointment.

Services which operate within the Advice Service have separate sessions: see their individual pages for further info on how and when to access them.

Drop-in times for the Advice Service

Term Time
11:00 – 13:30 Monday & Tuesday
14:00 – 16:30 Wednesday
11:00 – 13:30 Thursday & Friday
Vacation Time
11:00 – 13:30 Monday & Thursday
14:00 – 16:30 Wednesday