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Support and Advice

This page gives information about organisations that can provide advice and support to you.

  • Let's Talk Directory - A guide to emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Sheffield
  • Childline – 0800 1111 free Textphone: 0800 400 222 Childline Website

  • Connexions Direct – 080 800 13 2 19 free Textphone: 0800 400 222 Connexions Website

  • Get Connected – 0808 808 4994 free Get Connected Website. This Website will find the best place in the UK that can help you, whatever your problem

  • Kidscape Website This is a children’s charity that gives advice on bullying

  • NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) Child Protection Helpline - 0808 800 5000 free Textphone for people who are deaf or hard of hearing - 0800 056 0566 free NSPCC Website

  • NSPCC Asian Child Protection Helpline free (open 11am to 7pm, Monday to Friday)

    • Bengali-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7714
    • Gujarati-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7715
    • Hindi-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7716
    • Punjabi-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7717
    • Urdu-speaking advisor: 0800 096 7718
    • English-speaking Asian advisor 0800 096 7719
  • The Samaritans – 08457 90 90 90 The Samaritans Website

  • There4me.com This is a new online service that makes it easier for 12-16 year olds to get help and support

  • Shed – 0114 272 9164 Young People's Drug & Alcohol Project in Sheffield

  • The Children’s Society Young Carers Initiative Website This website is for young people who look after an ill or disabled relative

  • Youth Access – 020 8772 9900. This helpline will put you in touch with local services

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If you are concerned about another child or young person, follow this link: Referring a safeguarding concern to Children’s Social Care

Helpful organisations:

  • Childline for advice and support to children and young people. Phone 0800 1111 or visit the Childline website.

  • Connexions Direct - information and advice for 13-19 year olds. Phone 080 800 13 2 19 or visit the Connexions Direct website.

  • Kidscape is a Children’s charitythat gives practical advice to young people about bullying and keeping safe. Visit the Kidscape website

  • The Samaritans confidential helpline for young people experiencing feelings of distress or despair – tel: 08457 90 90 90. Visit The Samaritans website

  • Youth Access – Tel: 020 8772 9900. This organisation will put you in touch with local services that offer information, advice and counselling

  • The Hideout - for young people affected by domestic abuse. Visit The Hideout website.