These numbers are being introduced throughout the EU, so that they can be remembered and used in any EU country.

112      Emergency Services      UK: 999 or 112 can be used

EU wide numbers of social value all begin with 116

Numbers already in use are:

116 000      Missing Children helplines.       In UK: Run by Missing People

116 006      Helplines for victims of crime

116 111      Child Helplines                           In UK: NSPCC Childline

116 117      Non-Emergency medical on-call services

116 123      Emotional Support helplines      In UK: Samaritans 


Please keep these numbers in a place of easy access and when in a non-EU Country, get to know the local emergency services number e.g. In the U.S. 911