Supporting Organisations

Important information about organisations you might find useful.



Citizens Advice

0800 144 8848 (England Adviceline)
0800 144 8884 (Relay UK, textphone)
citizensadvice.org.uk

Free, confidential information and advice on your rights, including money, housing, legal and other problems.


Healthy Start Vouchers

Support for families with at least one child under the age of 4 or if you’re at least 10 weeks pregnant.  To check if your family qualifies, follow this link: https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk/how-to-apply/


Childline 

0800 1111
childline.org.uk
Support for children and young people in the UK, including a free helpline and 1-2-1 online chats with counsellors.


Kidscape

0207 823 5430
kidscape.org.uk
Information and advice for parents, carers and young people with concerns about school bullying and abuse.


National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

0800 800 5000 (for adults concerned about a child)
0800 1111 (18 or under – Childline helpline)
nspcc.org.uk      Support and information for children and anyone worried about a child.

NSPCC dedicated link for reporting abuse and harassment

Young people and adults can contact the NSPCC helpline, Report Abuse in Education on 0800 136 663 or email help@nspcc.org.uk


YoungMinds

0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline)
85258 (Crisis Messenger for young people – text the letters YM)
youngminds.org.uk
Committed to improving the mental health of children and young people, including support for parents and carers.


Mind Infoline

0300 123 3393
info@mind.org.uk
Free and confidential information about support and services in your area, including advocacy support.


Respond

0207 383 0700
respond.org.uk
Services for people with a learning disability, autism or both, who have experienced abuse or trauma.


Ashiana

0114 255 5740
ashianasheffield.org
Supports Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and refugee women in England who have experienced domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based violence. Also supports children and young people.


The Hide Out

thehideout.org.uk
Information to help young people understand domestic abuse, and what to do if it's happening to them. Run by domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid.


Respect Not Fear

respectnotfear.co.uk
Information for young people about domestic violence and abusive relationships.


Galop

0207 704 2040 (LGBT+ hate crime helpline)
0800 999 5428 (National LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline)
help@galop.org.uk
galop.org.uk
Provides helplines and other support for LGBTIQ+ adults and young people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.


Men’s Aid

0333 567 0556
mensaid.co.uk
Works to promote welfare for men who have experienced domestic abuse, as well as families and children.


Refuge

0808 2000 247
refuge.org.uk
Support, information and advocacy for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.


Women's Aid (England)

Women's Aid Live Chat support
womensaid.org.uk
Information and support for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, including support by live chat, a directory of local services and a forum.


Rape Crisis England & Wales

0808 802 9999
rapecrisis.org.uk
Support for women and girls affected by rape, sexual abuse or any form of sexual violence. Provides details of local centres.