Youth & Children Resources in UK

Amber Project
029 2034 4776
This is a Cardiff based project helping young people who self-harm.

Gives a comprehensive range of services available within local communities, towns or cities. It provides help and treatment to children and young people who are experiencing emotional or behavioural difficulties.

0800 1111
This is a free helpline for children and young people in the UK to talk about any problem. Counsellors are available.

01482 325552
Confidential counselling support to victims (children and adults) of abuse and bullying.

Offers information, news and advice for all young people aged 11 to 25 in Wales.

Get Connected
0808 808 4994
Enabling young people to get in touch with the service that can best help them.

08451 205204
Charity dedicated to preventing bullying and child sexual abuse. Offers training, advice, information and helpline.

National Bullying Helpline
0845 2255787

Newtown Youth Service
01686 629808

Night Line
02920 870555
A listening, support and information service offered by and to students throughout the night.

Cruelty to children support and advice.

0800 068 4141
This service relates to the prevention of young suicides.

0808 808 1677
This is a free helpline for young people. Through the internet, advisers are on line in real-time.

0207 840 3188
0845 456 0455
This site provides information on how to cope with what life throws at you, e.g. exam stress, lonliness, anger, debt etc.

RISE (formerly Women’s Refuge)
01273 622 822
Provides support for women, children and young people living with the effects of domestic abuse.

08456 434 030
Advice and help for students, understanding and surviving suicidal thoughts.

0845 790 9090
Provides confidential support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.

Sanctuary Counselling
01685 379474
Sanctuary is a growing social enterprise, offering generic counselling for most causes of mental distress to adults, young adults and children. South East Wales.

01570 422344 (Ceredigion)
Is a drugs and alcohol advice site for under 18’s.
01437 779122 (Pembroke)
01267 242021 (Carmarthen)

01708 765200
Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. Aimed particularly at those from socially isolated, vulnerable, at-risk groups and victims of abuse.

Talk to Frank
0800 77 6600
Information and support for people worried about their own or a friend/family members drug use. Confidential counselling and treatment.

The Site
This website is available for 16-24 year olds.

UK Advocacy Service for children and young people
01982 552450

01597 824110
Youth information and councelling services.

Young Minds 0-18s
0808 802 5544
Website focusing on young people’s mental health. It offers advice to children, adolescents and parents about mental illness in an easily digestible age, appropriate way.

Youth Information
This site offers an information tool kit for young people on health, housing, relationships, money etc.

Youth 2 Youth
0208896 3675
The Helpline for all young people 11 – 19 years old.