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Forcesline offers 100% confidential, non-judgemental guidance on all personal and welfare issues including sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, racism, drugs, depression, alcohol, debt, relationship counselling and suicide to the Army community from anywhere in the world. It is completely independent of the military chain of command.

Any vulnerable soldier or family member phoning, writing or emailing the trained civilian support staff of Forcesline receives guidance as to what their options are. The soldier or family member must then make their own decision as to how to progress the issues raised.

Forcesline is a free service that is operated by the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help.

The line is available from Monday to Friday, including Bank Holidays from 1030hrs to 1930hrs (UK time) and can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

From UK: 0800 731 4880
From Germany: 0800 1827 395
From Cyprus: 800 91065
Most other op theatres: Use the Paradigm 'Homelink' service; enter '*201' at the pin prompt - call time is unlimited
Rest of the World: Phone 44 [0] 1980 630854 and the support staff will phone you back.

Service personnel who are absent without leave (AWOL) can now speak in complete confidence to the SSAFA AWOL Support Line Worker.

The line is manned 9.00 - 10.00am Monday to Friday with an answering machine for call back outside these times.

Tel: 01380 738137