Contact us Contact details Out of hours help Care Network is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm except Wednesdays when we close at 3.30pm. Here are some helpful numbers to contact outside of these hours. Emergency services: 999 - if there's a serious immediate risk call for police, ambulance and fire brigade on 999 NHS: 111 - if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do Blackburn with Darwen Adult and Children's Social Services: 01254 587547 Mental health crisis If you feel worried about your mental health, and are considering taking your own life, you should talk to someone. You can call your GP surgery and arrange to speak to someone immediately, or alternatively the following organisations can help Samaritans: 116 123 - completely confidential emotional support 24 hours a day NHS Mental Health Crisis Team: 0800 953 0110 - 24 hours seven days a week NHS Mental Health Helpline: 0800 915 4640 - open 7pm - 11pm Monday - Friday, 12 noon to 12 midnight Saturday and Sunday NHS Text Service: Text HELLO to: 07860 022846 Suicide Prevention Hope Line: 0800 068 4141 - young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide or anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide. The Initial Response Service: 0800 013 0707 - offers support 24/7 for people suffering from mental health issues. They offer the service to East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen residents. A list of useful numbers for 24-hour mental health help and support can be found at - https://healthierlsc.co.uk/MentalHealthSupport Utility emergencies Gas emergency services: 0800 111 999 - if you smell gas, think you have a gas leak or have any concerns regarding carbon monoxide, immediately open all windows and doors and extinguish any naked flames including cigarettes, then call the Gas Emergency Services. Power cuts: 105 - to report or get information about power cuts in your local area or if you spot damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put you, or someone else, in danger. Water and wastewater queries & emergencies: 0345 672 3723 - for burst pipes, blocked drains or sewers or if you are worried about the colour of your tap water or your water pressure.