YP RESOURCES

BEDFORD

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

 

Mental Health & Emotional Well-being services:

 

  • CHUMS

Offers support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and low mood, as well as those with significant emotional wellbeing difficulties arising from life events, such as bereavement and bullying.

Age: For those up to 18 years old

Email:info@chums.uk.com 

Phone: 01525 863924

Website: http://chums.uk.com/bedfordshire-services/

 

  • Bedfordshire Well-being Service

Offers a range of free and confidential talking therapies and specialist support to help you feel better. Self-referrals are accepted via the website or by telephone, or contact your GP to arrange a referral.

Age: For those 18 years and older

Email: elt-tr.bedfordiapt@nhs.net

Phone: 01234 880400

Website: https://bedfordshirewellbeingservice.nhs.uk/

 

Drugs & Alcohol Misuse Services:

 

  • Aquarius

Offers free, non-judgmental and confidential support to young people

Age: For those aged between 5 – 19 years

Phone: 0330 008 3925

Website: https://aquarius.org.uk/our-services/bedfordshire-young-people/

 

  • Path 2 Recovery (P2R)

One-stop service that provides advice, treatment and support to people in Central Bedfordshire. P2R provide an integrated service with a range of expertise available in one place.

Age: For those aged over 18 years.

Phone: 01234 352220

Website: https://www.elft.nhs.uk/service/299/Path-to-Recovery-P2R-Bedford-Borough

 

Domestic Violence Service:

 

  • Victim Support

Provide domestic abuse support services across Bedfordshire and have Independent Domestic Violence Advisor services based in Luton, Bedford and at Bedford Hospital.

Email: idva.bedfordshire@victimsupport.org.uk

Phone: 01234 763785

Website: https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/support-near-you/east-england/bedfordshire

 

 

 

CAMBRIDGE

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

 

  • Centre 33

Free & confidential support and information on a range of services for young people – from free counselling and support to information on sexual health, housing, budgeting and also a young carers’ project.

Age: For those up to 25 years old

Email: help@centre33.org.uk

Phone: 0333 4141809

Website: http://centre33.org.uk/help/cambridge-south-cambridgeshire/

 

Mental Health & Emotional Well-being services:

 

  • CHUMS (Cambridgeshire)

Offers support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and low mood, as well as those with significant emotional wellbeing difficulties arising from life events, such as bereavement and bullying.

Age: For those up to 25 years old

Phone: 0330 0581 659

Website: http://chums.uk.com/cambs-pborough-services/

 

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough First Response Service (FRS) 

Mental Health Crisis Service providing 24-hour access, seven days a week, 365 days a year, to mental health care, advice and support.

Age: For those of all ages

Phone: Dial 111 and select option 2

Website: https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/First%20Response%20A5%20Leaflet.pdf

 

  • CPSL Mind

County-wide mental health charity promoting positive wellbeing across our communities and campaign against the stigma & discrimination faced by so many people experiencing mental health challenges.

Age: For those aged 18 and over

Phone: 01223 311320

Website: https://www.cpslmind.org.uk/

 

 

Drugs & Alcohol Misuse Services:

 

  • CASUS

Young People’s Drugs and Alcohol Service providing information, support and specialist treatment in Cambridgeshire, around drug and alcohol use.

Age: For young people under 18 and their families

Email: casus@cpft.nhs.uk

Phone: 01223 214614

Website: https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/casus/

 

  • Change Grow Live (CGL)

Adult’s Drug and Alcohol Service- free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults (including offenders), family members, carers and affected others.

Age: For those over 18 years old

Email: Cambridge1@cgl.cjsm.net.

Phone: 0300 555 0101

Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/content/change-grow-live-cambridgeshire-cambridge

 

 

Domestic Violence Service:

 

  • Cambridge Women’s Aid

Phone: 01223 361214.

If you need safe refuge accommodation call 01223 460947

Website: http://cambridgewa.org.uk/

 

 

Contraception & Sexual Health Service:

 

  • iCaSH Cambridgeshire

Offers contraception, treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV care and treatment or related advice.

Age: For those of all ages

Phone: 0300 300 3030

Website: https://www.icash.nhs.uk/where-to-go/icash-cambridgeshire/lime-tree-clinic-cambridge

 

Temporary Housing Services:

  • CHS Group

Provides accommodation and support for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

Phone: 0300 111 3555

Website: https://www.chsgroup.org.uk/

 

  • YMCA Queen Anne House

Provide supported accommodation for 16 – 25 year olds

Age: 16 – 25 year olds

Email:admin@ymcatrinity.org.uk

Phone: 01223 356998

Email: https://ymcatrinitygroup.org.uk/housing/queen-anne-house/

 

 

 

 

PETERBOROUGH

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES

 

  • Centre 33

Free & confidential support and information for young people across 2 sites in Peterborough. They operate a range of services from free counselling and support to information on sexual health, housing, budgeting and also a young carers’ project.

Age: For those up to 25 years old

Email: help@centre33.org.uk

Phone: 0333 4141809

Website: http://centre33.org.uk/help/peterborough/

 

Mental Health & Emotional Well-being services:

 

  • CHUMS

Offers support to children and young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and low mood, as well as those with significant emotional wellbeing difficulties arising from life events, such as bereavement and bullying.

Age: For those up to the age of 18

Phone: 0330 0581 657

Website: http://chums.uk.com/cambs-pborough-services/

 

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough First Response Service (FRS) 

Mental Health Crisis Service providing 24-hour access, seven days a week, 365 days a year, to mental health care, advice and support.

Ages: For all ages

Phone: Dial 111 and select option 2

Website: https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/First%20Response%20A5%20Leaflet.pdf

 

  • CPSL Mind

County-wide mental health charity promoting positive wellbeing across the community and campaigning against the stigma & discrimination faced by so many people experiencing mental health challenges.

Age: For those aged 18 and over

Phone: 01733 362990

Website: https://www.cpslmind.org.uk/

 

  • Lifeline

Cambridgeshire Mental Health Helpline. Free when ringing from all mobiles and landlines.

Phone: 0808 808 21 21

Website: http://lifecraft.org.uk/our-services/lifeline/

 

  • Insight Healthcare

Talking Therapies, free by the NHS for people who live in Peterborough and Cambridge. Individuals can complete an online self-referral form

Age: For those aged 17 and over

Email: peterborough@insighthealthcare.org

Phone: 0300 555 0888

Website: https://www.insighthealthcare.org/our-services/talking-therapies/find-a-service/peterborough/

 

 

Drugs & Alcohol Misuse Services:

 

  • #POW (Possibilities, Opportunities, Without taking risk)

A free and confidential service that works with young people and families around their, or their parent’s or carer’s substance use. They offer awareness courses on drugs and alcohol, and tailor-made treatment to all those that are referred to the service. A young person can self-refer to service by phone.

Age: For those up to the age of 18

Email: Peterborough.YP@cgl.org.uk

Phone: 07500 827819 or 07780 495317. Out of hours phone: 01733 895624

Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/young-people/pow-young-peoples-drug-and-alcohol-service-peterborough

 

  • Aspire CGL

Provides support for those with substance misuse issues and support for their families and carers within the Peterborough area.

Age: For those aged 18 and over

Phone: 01733 895624

Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/content/aspire-peterborough

 

Domestic Violence Service:

 

  • Peterborough Women’s Aid

The service aims to relieve the distress and trauma experienced by women and their children, if any, who have been affected by their domestic violent situations, encouraging women to seek advice, information, support or refuge.

Phone: 08454 103123

Website: http://www.peterboroughwomensaid.co.uk/

 

Contraception & Sexual Health Service:

 

  • iCash Peterborough

Offers contraception, treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV care and treatment or related advice in Peterborough

Age: Any age

Phone: 0300 300 3030

Website: https://www.icash.nhs.uk/where-to-go/icash-peterborough

 

Temporary Housing Services:

 

  • YMCA Time Stop

Provides immediate short term (up to 3 months) relief for young people with a local connection to Peterborough City council authority area.

Age: For those aged 16 – 25 years old

Phone: 01733 891891

Website: https://ymcatrinitygroup.org.uk/housing/time-stop/

 

 

 

 

PAN-LONDON

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES

 

Mental Health & Emotional Well-being service:

 

  • Mind London

The network is made up of local Mind charities run by local people, for local people. Together they provide over 200 different services each year to meet the needs of more than 34,000 people across the capital.

Age: For those of all ages

Website: http://mindinlondon.org.uk/

 

Drugs & Alcohol Misuse Services:

 

  • Pan-London Drug & Alcohol organisations:

Please use the following websites to search for relevant services:

Drug misuse treatment services: https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Drug%20treatment%20services/LocationSearch/340

Alcohol misuse treatment services: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/Alcohol-addiction/LocationSearch/1805

 

Tackling Gangs & Gang Violence Service:

 

  • Safer London – London Gang Exit (LGE)

For individuals who are affected by gangs and serious violence where they can get support, no matter what borough they live in. Young people can self-refer to the service.

Age: For those aged between 16 – 24 years

Email: info@saferlondon.org.uk

Phone:0207 021 0301

Referral Unit Phone: 020 3745 8374

Website: https://saferlondon.org.uk/services/london-gang-exit/

 

Contraception & Sexual Health Service:

 

  • Pan-London Sexual Health clinics

Please use the website to search for relevant service in your borough

Age: For those of all ages

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/Sexual-health-services-for-young-people/LocationSearch/735

 

Domestic & Sexual Violence Services:

 

  • Solace Womens Aid

Offers free advice and support to women and children in London to build safe and strong lives. Futures free from abuse and violence.

Age: For young people and adults

Email: advice@solacewomensaid.org

Advice Helpline: 0808 802 5565

Solace Rape Crisis helpline: 0808 801 0305

Rape Crisis Email: rapecrisis@solacewomensaid.org

Website: https://www.solacewomensaid.org/

 

  • Women & Girls Network (WGN)

Free, women-only service that supports women in London who have experienced violence, or are at risk of violence

Age: For those of all ages

Email: info@wgn.org.uk

Advice Line: 0808 801 0660

Sexual Violence Helpline: 0808 801 0770

Phone: 020 7610 4678

Website: http://www.wgn.org.uk/

 

  • Respect

Works with both perpetrators and male victims of domestic violence and young people using violence and abuse in close relationships

Age: For young people and adults

Men’s Advice Line: 0808 801 0327

Phone: 0808 802 4040

Website: http://respect.uk.net/

 

Emergency & Temporary Accomodation:

 

  • Alone in London

Services include developing young people’s skills and providing the resources they need to secure sustainable and safe housing.

Age: For those aged between 16 – 25 years of age

Phone: 020 7278 4224

Website: https://www.homeless.org.uk/homeless-england/service/alone-in-london-service

 

  • London Youth Gateway

Offers support to young people from every London borough who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. A partnership of the best youth homelessness services in London

Age: For those aged between 16 – 25 years of age

Website: http://www.londonyouthgateway.org.uk/get-help/

 

 

NATIONAL

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES

 

 

  • Kooth

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people, who can chat to friendly counsellors.

https://www.kooth.com/

 

  • National Domestic Violence Helpline

Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline for women and children.

Phone: 0808 2000 247

Website: http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/

 

 

  • NSPCC

Working to protect children and prevent abuse.

If you’re under 18 – Childline offers free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help.

Under 18 helpline: 0800 1111

Childline website: https://www.childline.org.uk/

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

Email: help@nspcc.org.uk.

Phone: 0808 800 5000

NSPCC website: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

 

  • Runaway Helpline

Provides information, help, and support and options for young people thinking of running away or already away.

Phone: Helpline and / or text: 116 000

Website: https://www.runawayhelpline.org.uk/

 

  • Samaritans

Providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide with a 24 hour helpline.

Phone: 116 123 for free

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: https://www.samaritans.org/

 

  • The Mix

Crisis Messenger text service – A webchat and helpline service for free and confidential information and help on a wide range of issues for 13 to 25 year olds including, sex and relationships, your body, mental health, drink and drugs, housing, money, work and study and crime and safety

Age: For those aged 25 years and younger

Phone: 0800 808 4994 /or text: THEMIX to 85258

Website: https://www.themix.org.uk/

 

  • Young Minds

If you are a young person looking for help and support text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Phone: If you need urgent help text YM to 85258

Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544

Website: https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

 

  • Big Deal

The leading source of information, advice, and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

Phone: 0808 8020 133

Website: https://www.bigdeal.org.uk/getting-help/

 

  • Brook

Free and confidential sexual health and well-being experts offering help and advice for young people.

Age: For those under 25 years old

‘Find a Service’ search: https://www.brook.org.uk/find-a-service

Website: https://www.brook.org.uk/

 

  • Citizens Advice

Giving people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem, offering confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

Phone:03444 111 444

Website: https://www.samaritans.org/

 

  • Family Lives

Offers information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.

Phone: 0808 800 2222

Website: https://www.familylives.org.uk/

 

  • Frank

Honest information, help and advice about drugs

Phone: 0300 1236600

Website: https://www.talktofrank.com/

 

  • Justice For Kids:

Helping young people navigate their way through challenging times: whether they are facing difficulties at school, mental health, immigration, or youth justice issues, are being denied benefits, have problems accessing social services, or are homeless.

Age: For children and young people

Phone: 0203 174 2279

E-mail: info@justforkidslaw.org

Emergency 24-hour Crime Contact Line: If you require assistance at the police station or have been contacted by the police who wish to interview you, please contact  0203 174 2279 during office hours or the emergency 24-hour Crime Contact Line 07886 755321 during out-of-office hours
Website: http://justforkidslaw.org/

 

  • Mind

Providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Access help: https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/?ctaId=/need-urgent-help/using-this-tool/slices/using-this-tool/

Website: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/

 

  • National Youth Advocacy Service

NYAS is a rights-based charity which operates across England and Wales offering advocacy for children, young people and adults.

Helpline: 0808 808 1001

Children & Young People website: https://youngpeople.nyas.net/

Main website: https://www.nyas.net/

 

  • National Bullying Helpline

Information and advice about bullying related to workplace bullying, bullying at school and cyberbullying.

Age: All ages

Email: admin@nationalbullyinghelpline.co.uk

Phone: 0845 22 55 787 (calls are charged at circa 7p per minute plus your telecom providers access charges)

Website: https://www.nationalbullyinghelpline.co.uk/

 

  • National Debtline

Offering a free, impartial and confidential debt advice service.

Phone: 0808 808 4000

Website: https://www.nationaldebtline.org/

 

 

  • Scope

A disability equality charity providing practical information and emotional support when it’s most needed.

Email: helpline@scope.org.uk

Phone: 0808 800 3333

Get online advice and support: https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/

Website: https://www.scope.org.uk/

 

 

  • Stonewall

Campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people across Britain, offering help and advice to indivudals.

Website: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/

 

  • Victim Support

Free and confidential support for people affected by crime or traumatic events, helping them to feel safer and find strength to move beyond the crime, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened

Age: For all ages

Phone: 0808 168 9111

Website: https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/