Are you or someone else in immediate danger?

Quick Exit
Find A Helpline logo

Helplines in France.

Adults
Everyone

Call


Call

LGBTQ+
Youth

Fondation Le Refuge (Ligne pour les jeunes LGBT+) is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information...


Text

Call


Call

Online Chat

Everyone
Youth

Call

All topics
Everyone

Ouvert 24/7 et gratuit, le numéro s'adresse aux personnes ayant des pensées suicidaires mais aussi aux proches inquiets, aux...


Call

All topics
Adults
LGBTQ+
+3 more

Nightline is the only French listening service entirely dedicated to students. Our volunteers, also students, offer a...


Call

Online Chat

All topics
Everyone

SOS Help provides free and confidential support and information by phone in English for the international community in France....


Call

All topics
Everyone

Service d’aide et de soutien psychologique par téléphone. National et généraliste, il propose un travail d’accompagnement de...


Call

Adults
Everyone
Seniors

Répondre aux alertes sur des situations de maltraitance possibles, et les accompagner vers les professionnels, services et...


Call

Illustration of two people inside separate phones working together to bandage a wounded heart, representing online empathy

Get support for loneliness from a free hotline in France

Everyone goes through lonely patches. But sometimes, for many different reasons, feelings of loneliness can become persistent. If you relate to any these symptoms of chronic loneliness, you may benefit from reaching out to one of 13 free support hotlines in France.

  • Increased feelings of stress or anxiety.
  • Feeling that nobody "gets" you.
  • Finding it hard to relate to others.
  • Wanting to connect with others but feeling held back by social anxiety.
  • Feeling that life is meaningless.
  • Loss of confidence.
  • Increased desire to binge-watch TV shows or movies.
  • Connecting with people on a shallow level only.

When loneliness is experienced for a long time, it's usually because you're not connecting with others on a deep level. People were made to experience meaningful connections, so when we feel disconnected from others, it can have a negative impact on our wellbeing.

You may be reluctant to ask for help, especially if it feels like nobody will relate to you and understand what you're going through. But getting help can relieve the emotional burden you're carrying and help you feel less isolated. There are compassionate helpline volunteers and counselors in France that want to support you.

If you think you might need support with loneliness, consider contacting a helpline in France for free, confidential help.


Find A Helpline brand mark with two chat bubbles in a heart shape

Find A Helpline is a public service made with ♡ by ThroughLine. For business or commercial use, get in touch.


Copyright © 2024 ThroughLine Limited
All rights reserved.