Explains what hoarding is, possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping someone who is hoarding, as well as helping yourself.
Useful contacts for hoarding
Other organisations for hoarding
British Psychological Society (BPS)
Information about psychology, including a list of chartered psychologists.
Help for Hoarders
Help for people experiencing hoarding and their families, including support groups and an online forum.
Law Centres Network
Information about Law Centres, which defend the legal rights of people who can't afford a lawyer. Includes a searchable directory.
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.
Provides help and support with relationships, including counselling and telephone support.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
Animal charity working to prevent cruelty and promote kindness to animals in England and Wales.
This information was published in February 2022. We will revise it in 2025.
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