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Wellbeing

Whether you want a helping hand with your benefits or counselling support, the information you need is here. 

Housing, health and wellbeing

Out of hours support

Our services are closed overnight. If you need to talk to someone out of hours, these great organisations can support you at any time. They're free and confidential, and they won’t share your details with anyone unless they believe you, or someone else, is in immediate danger.

Always remember – if you, or someone else, is in immediate danger please dial 999 and ask for the police.

If you are worried or concerned about a child, or you are a child, and want to speak to someone confidently about anything you can contact:

Childline 0800 1111

If you’re 18 and over and feeling low, having a difficult time or are worried about someone else you can contact:

Samaritans 116 123

If you or someone else is experiencing domestic abuse you can contact:

Refuge  0808 2000 247​

All of these organisations are accessible 24/7, either over the phone or online to access information and support about a range of subjects.

Smoking and drug support
SMOKING AND DRUG SUPPORT

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Relationships
RELATIONSHIP ADVICE

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Mental health
MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE

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Catering
HEALTHY EATING

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Parenting
PARENTING

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Bullying
BULLYING

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Bereavement
BEREAVEMENT

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Sexuality
LGBT+ RESOURCES

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Refugees and asylum seekers
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Help is available for refugees. Why not start your search for support here?

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Disabilities
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If you have a disability, or know someone who does, take a look at how these organisations can help.

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Counselling

If you need someone to talk to, consider getting in touch with the below organisations for handy hints and advice. 

Childline

Childline provide a free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. 0800 1111

The Counselling Directory

The Counselling Directory provides information including lists of counsellors and psychotherapists across the UK, who are registered with a recognised and professional body.

The Life Coaching Directory

The Life Coaching Directory helps individuals to find life coaches close to their location and appropriate for their needs. The service is free and confidential and aimed at helping those seeking a new direction in their life to find the encouragement they need.

The NSPCC Child Protection Helpline

The NSPCC Child Protection Helpline offer a 24 hour phone service, where they provide counselling, information and advice to anyone concerned about a child at risk of ill treatment or abuse. 0808 800 5000

The Mix

The Mix provides information, advice and support on various subjects such as sex and relationships, health and wellbeing, drink and drugs, home, law and money, and work and study. 0808 808 4994

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In case you want a list of additional organisations to help you out, click on the link below for some general support services.  

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