Helplines and Support Groups in Italy

Child abuse, drink or drug problems, HIV/AIDS, women's support, cancer support - helplines, support groups and emergency contacts in Italy...

Pan-European emergency112
Child Emergency114
Women’s Rights and Abuse800 00 11 22
Red Cross06 5510
Anti Drug Center800 031 661
Poison Control06 490663
Aids Helpline800 571 661


The Pan-European emergency number 112 works in any EU country from any telephone - and it's also the number to call for any emergency services when using a cellular/mobile telephone.

HIV Positive

Arché (in Italian) is a support group for HIV+ children and their families.

Smoking Addiction

The Ministry of Health has information for smokers who want to stop smoking.

Cancer Support

Italian Association of Cancer patients

  • Tel: +39 06 482 5107

Family Support

SOS Missing Children is a helpline providing support and information for parents of missing children. The helpline operates in ten countries in Europe and is available 24/7.

  • Tel: 116 000

Women's Support Groups

The Telefono Azzurro - Rosa offers moral support and advice for women who find themselves in difficult domestic situations. This service is free and available throughout Italy.

  • Tel: 800 001 122