Support Organisations - Young Issues

18 May 2017

Am I Normal
http://www.aminormal.channel4.com/
Channel 4's interactive project for young people covering a range of issues.

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)
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.

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 – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm)
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.

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

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.

KidSMART
http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/
KidsMART provide online information to children and young people about smart surfing and keeping a private identity.

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