Listening Ear

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Listening Ear is a charity and social enterprise that provides a range of emotional and psychological services. They often work in partnerships with local authorities, the NHS, schools, local businesses, and trusts and foundations.

To find out more about Listening Ear you can watch this video about accessing the helpline and this video about being a helpline professional.

At present they offer a number of services but not all of these are available in Sheffield.

Services in Sheffield


Amparo provides emotional and practical support for anyone affected by suicide. They can help you with:

  • dealing with police and coroners
  • helping with media enquiries
  • preparing for and attending inquest
  • finding other, appropriate, local support services

Support can be provided on a 1:1 basis, to family groups, groups of colleagues or peers. The service is confidential and can provide short or longer term support. Amparo have produced two videos about this service. You can watch a video about being client and this video about being a professional.

They can be contacted on:, or 0330 088 9255

Covid-19 Bereavement Support Line

This support line is for anyone who’s been affected by the loss of a family member, friend, work colleague or someone they’ve cared for during the pandemic.

Calls are free and are answered by trained staff who can provide emotional support.

Phone 0800 048 5224, 10am – 5pm on Monday to Friday.

Covid update 31/08/21: Most services continue under covid-safe conditions but may be experiencing changes to how or when they deliver their service. Contact Listening Ear directly for the latest information.

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Contact Information

St Nicholas Centre, 70 Church Road, Halewood, Liverpool, L26 6LB