Help and Support

This page contains an extensive list of support sources for a variety of issues both parents and children may encounter or be worried about. Click on any heading below to expand that section. You can also click the name of a support service to visit their website.

Support Outside of School

Childline
Telephone: 0800 1111
Support services for children and young people.

Samaritans
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
Support services for people feeling suicidal.

Carers Support Centre
Telephone: 0117 965 2200
Information and support for young carers.

Police
Telephone: 999 or 101 for a non-emergency.
Don't be afraid to seek help from the police if you or someone you know is in immediate danger.

Relationships

The Hideout
Young people's website about domestic violence and abuse.

Brook
Telephone: 0117 929 0090
Sexual health and relationship advice.

Disrespect Nobody
Website for young people offering support and advice on what an abusive relationship is.

Daughters of Eve
An organisation that works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM).

Stonewall
Support and advice for gay, lesbian, and bisexual young people.

Emotional Wellbeing

Self-injury Support
Support for people who are self-harming or those worried about someone self-harming.

Exam Stress
Support and advice for exam stress.

Young Minds
Support in looking after yourself emotionally and coping with stress.

B-eat
Information and support for young people with eating disorders.

Hope Again
Information and support for young people suffering bereavement,

Kooth
Online counselling service for young people.

Drugs and Alcohol

Frank
Telephone: 0300 123 6600 or Text: 82111
Information and support on drugs and alcohol.

Internet Safety

Safer Internet
A collection of films, games, quizzes, and advice to help you use the Internet safely and responsibly.

Think U Know
Information and advice to keep you safe online when you are using blogs, online gaming, or chatting online.

Childline
The Childline website provides information on cyber bullying and eSafety.

Zipit
Help and advice about sexting and pressures young people may feel. There is also a handy app to help you keep control when you're chatting/messaging.

Bullying

Anti-bullying
Support and advice on bullying.