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Local Services




National Services

If you’re under 19 you can confidentially call, chat online or email about any problem big or small.

Sign up for a free Childline locker (real name or email address not needed) to use their free 1-2-1 counsellor chat and email support service.

They can provide a BSL interpreter if you are deaf or hearing-impaired.

The also hosts online message boards where you can share your experiences, have fun and get support from other young people in similar situations.

Opening times: 24/7

Call: 0800 11 11


They offer online information as well as helpline support to under-25s about anything that’s troubling them.

Email support is available via their online contact form.

Free 1-2-1 webchat service and telephone helpline available.

Opening times: 4pm – 11pm, seven days a week

Call: 0808 808 4994


Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people.

Counsellors available until 10pm every day.



The UK’s first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Text: ‘SHOUT’ to 85258


Whatever you’re going through, you can contact the Samaritans for support. N.B. This is a listening service and does not offer advice or intervention.

Opening times: 24/7

Call: 116123



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