Harmonised service of social valuewikipedia
A harmonised service of social value is a type of freephone service available in the European Union, which answers a specific social need, in particular which contributes to the well-being or safety of citizens, or particular groups of citizens, or helps citizens in difficulty.
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Childline

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Childline is also available on the harmonised European number for child helplines, 116111.

NHS 111

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The 111 service is also available via the harmonised European number for medical advice 116 117 under reciprocal agreements made with fellow European countries to simplify and improve public access to recognised 'Harmonised Services of Social Value'.

Single non-emergency number

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As part of the European Union's Harmonised service of social value there are designated SNENs for connecting to organisations that help people in need, e.g., 116117 for non-emergency medical service (non life-threatening medical assistance); 116000 for Missing People; 116111 for child protection (NSPCC in Great Britain); and 116123 for personal crises (The Samaritans in Great Britain).

Police 101

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Similar projects such as the Missing People 116000 number; the NSPCC 116111 number; and The Samaritans 116123 number are all part of the European Union's harmonised service of social value commission, who assign simple telephone numbers to freephone helplines of organisations who help citizens in need.

Toll-free telephone number

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A harmonised service of social value is a type of freephone service available in the European Union, which answers a specific social need, in particular which contributes to the well-being or safety of citizens, or particular groups of citizens, or helps citizens in difficulty.

European Union

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A harmonised service of social value is a type of freephone service available in the European Union, which answers a specific social need, in particular which contributes to the well-being or safety of citizens, or particular groups of citizens, or helps citizens in difficulty.

European Commission

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The phone numbers and the corresponding service descriptions are managed by the European Commission and harmonised across all EU member states.

Ofcom

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After the commission has assigned a number, it is then up to the telephone regulator in each country (such as Ofcom in the United Kingdom) to allocate the number to a telephone service provider and providing organisation of their choice.

116 000

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The first telephone numbers to be allocated are 116000 (missing children helplines), 116111 (child help lines) and 116123 (emotional support helplines).

Credit card

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In 2004, Germany's Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Postal Services (now Federal Network Agency) awarded the number 116116 to Sperr e.V., a non-profit organisation that would forward reports for lost credit and debit cards, SIM cards and key cards.

Debit card

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In 2004, Germany's Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Postal Services (now Federal Network Agency) awarded the number 116116 to Sperr e.V., a non-profit organisation that would forward reports for lost credit and debit cards, SIM cards and key cards.

Subscriber identity module

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In 2004, Germany's Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Postal Services (now Federal Network Agency) awarded the number 116116 to Sperr e.V., a non-profit organisation that would forward reports for lost credit and debit cards, SIM cards and key cards.

Keycard lock

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In 2004, Germany's Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Postal Services (now Federal Network Agency) awarded the number 116116 to Sperr e.V., a non-profit organisation that would forward reports for lost credit and debit cards, SIM cards and key cards.