Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent’s drinking

1 in 5 children in the UK are affected by their parent's drinking. #URNotAlone

support & advice

Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent’s drinking

1 in 5 children in the UK are affected by their parent's drinking. #URNotAlone

support & advice

Raising awareness for children of alcoholics around the world!!!!

COA Week is a campaign to raise awareness of children affected by parental alcohol problems, celebrated internationally each year during the week in which Valentine’s Day falls. Find out what we are doing to raise awareness. hello

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Free helpline

If you would like to talk to someone, our free confidential helpline is here for you.

0800 358 3456

helpline@Nacoa.org.uk

The Nacoa promise
  • We are here to listen
  • We won’t judge
  • We are here to help for as long as you want
  • What you say will remain confidential

Calling the helpline

Instant chat

If you prefer, we also offer an instant chat service.
Coming soon

Message boards

Share your experiences and talk to others in our online message boards.
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Make a difference.

1 in 5 children in the UK are affected by their parents' drinking…

… we are here to help. With your help we can help no child feel like they are on their own.

£10

5 information packs for professionals working with children of alcoholics.

£60

Free phone calls for a week.

£400

Train a new volunteers helpline counsellor.

£800

Keeps the helpline running for 6 weeks.

Our Patrons

Elle Macpherson

Businesswoman, television host, model and actress

Calum Best

Celebrity, businessman, and television personality

Geraldine James OBE

Theatre, television and film actor

Tony Adams MBE

Football player, manager and addiction campaigner

David Coldwell

Boxing Coach, Manager & Sky Sports Pundit.

Liam Byrne MP

Member of Parliament and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Children of Alcoholics