The 116 helplines are a range of easy-to-remember and free-of-charge phone numbers to assist children and adults in need across the European Union.

The European Commission has reserved five short numbers with a single format 116 + 3 digits for helplines that should be accessible across Europe. Find out more about the EU rules on 116.

116 helplines in your country

The services are provided by public or private organisations selected locally by each Member State. Use the interactive map below or click on a country to find out more about the 116 numbers in operation in that country.

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