Support Organisations - Young Issues

06 July 2018


ChildLine
http://www.childline.org.uk
Childline provide support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. Childline can discuss anything of concern.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours)

The Mix

http://www.themix.org.uk/
Offers support via helpline, email and confidential 1-2-1 chat to young people (up to 25), to help find the correct support or information, whatever the problem.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (lines open 11am - 11pm)
1-2-1 chat (every day 11am – 11pm)
Email: help@themix.org.uk

Domestic Violence
https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/home-families/family-relationships/domestic-abuse/
Information and support from Childline for children affected by violence in the family.

Brook on Consent
https://www.brook.org.uk/your-life/consent
Includes information on the age of consent, rights and sexual harassment.

The Calm Zone
https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/exam-stress/?gclid=CJCVppexur4CFdShtAodbl4ACA
Information on dealing with exam stress.

Anger Issues
http://www.themix.org.uk/mental-health/looking-after-yourself/dealing-with-anger-6631.html
Advice on dealing with feelings of anger. Learn how to be assertive and not aggressive.

Patient UK - body image
http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/27001254/
Information on Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Missing People - Runaways
http://www.missingpeople.org.uk
Missing People offer support advice to anyone who is missing or has run away, and the families of those missing.
Helpline: 116 000 (lines open 24 hours)
Text: 116 000
Email: 116000@missingpeople.org.uk

Spurgeons
http://www.spurgeons.org/
In partnership with local authorities, Spurgeons support vulnerable children and their families to find solutions to challenges faced.
Email: info@spurgeons.org

Catch 22
http://www.catch-22.org.uk/Whatwedo
Catch 22 work in towns and cities across England and Wales to support young people, including offender rehabilitation.

NYAS
http://www.nyas.net/
NYAS provide advice and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults. Advisors are available to discuss various issues including parental divorce.
Helpline: 0808 808 1001 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm)
Email: help@nyas.net

Hope Support Services
http://www.hopesupport.org.uk/
Support for young people aged 11-25 who have a family member diagnosed with a life threatening illness.

Action For Children
http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
Action for Children supports vulnerable children, young people and their families during difficult times, such as parental separation.

You & Co

http://www.youandco.org.uk/
Victim Support’s help for young people coping with the impact and effects of crime. Crime does not have to be reported to the police to get support.

Knife Free
https://www.knifefree.co.uk/
The possible results of carrying a knife and encouragement to go knife free.

Gangsline
https://www.gangsline.com/
Information on how being a member of a gang can impact on you and your family for the rest of your life.

Family Rights Group
http://www.frg.org.uk/
Offering advice to families where children are involved with children’s services.

Government Information - Marriage and Civil Partnership
https://www.gov.uk/marriages-civil-partnerships/overview
Government information on the legal age of marriage and parental permission in the UK.

Bullying UK
http://www.bullying.co.uk
Bullying UK provide information about how to cope with bullying including harassment via text message.
Email: help@bullying.co.uk

Young parent – The Mix
http://www.themix.org.uk/sex-and-relationships/pregnancy-and-parenthood
Information and questions answered for young people facing possibility of becoming a parent.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre
http://www.childrenslegalcentre.com/
Providing information and representation to children, young people, their families and carers.

Think U Know
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Information about staying safe online.
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/clickceop

Get Safe Online
http://www.getsafeonline.org/social-networking/social-networking-sites/
Get Safe Online give advice about privacy protection on social networking sites.

IWF – Internet Watch Foundation
https://www.iwf.org.uk/
Anyone who has uncovered child sexual abuse images or videos on the internet can report them anonymously and confidentially to IWF.

Childnet
http://www.childnet.com/
Working to make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Young Minds
http://www.youngminds.org.uk
Young Minds support young people on a range of mental health issues.