17th May to 11th September (peak season) opening hours:
Monday - Friday 9:30am-4:30pm. Out of Hours volunteer helpline for emergency bat care and crime calls 6pm-10pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays Out of Hours volunteer helpline for emergency bat care and crime calls 10am-10pm
Thank you to the volunteers who dedicate their spare time to helping bats on the Volunteer Bat Care Helpline.
12th September to 16th May opening hours:
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Found a bat while the Helpline is closed?
Cannot be connected?
We have a voicemail service for certain enquiry types, which means you can leave us a message and we will endeavour to return your call. Please tell us your name, number, and a short summary of the advice you require. It helps to also leave your postcode and email address.
If our phone line does not lead you to a staff member or voicemail service for your enquiry, it means we are not the team you need to speak to. Listen carefully to the instructions provided on the phone line for the best advice.
When can you expect a response?
As a small and busy team, we must prioritise our enquiries, but we do have target response times that we work toward.