Children and Young People and the Family
Information and advice for Children and Young people including relating to all aspects of family life, is available from citizensadvice.
Living at Home
You won't always get on well with your parents or carers, but if you're having problems living at home, moving out is not the only option. For information and advice on the various options that available to you, follow this link.
NSPCCC Leaflets For children and young people
Charities offering support to children and young people
- Childline is the UK's free 24 hour confidential counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday provided by the NSPCC, dealing with any issue which causes distress or concern, includingchild abuse, bullying, parental separation or divorce, pregnancy and substance misuse.
- Coram Childrens Legal Centre (CCLC)promotes and protects the rights of children in the UK and internationally in line with the UN Convention.
- The Child Law Advice Service, part of Coram Children’s Legal Centre, provides legal advice and information on family, child and education law affecting children and families in England. This service is provided via their website with how to guides and information pages. A dedicated support telephone line is also available for complex matters and clarifying questions.
- MindFull provides online support, information and advice about mental health and emotional wellbeing for 11-17 year olds. MindFull is open every day, between 10am and midnight, and offers support through self help, mentors and councellors.
- The Children’s Society provides help for children whatever their need and has a specialist website designed for children to access information and advice on topics ranging from bullying to parents breaking-up.
- Kidscape offer advice, support and practical tips on bullying, friendship and frenemies.
- YoungMinds offer advice and support to young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing.
- TheMix is the UK's free, confidential helpline for young people under 25 who need help and don't know where to turn. The service is available 365 days a year and young people can contact them by phone, webchat, email, text message or use an online directory, WebHelp 24/7.
- Shelter offer housing advice for young people, including leaving home & finding accommodation, claiming housing benefit, homelessness & eviction and housing issues when leaving care.
Keeping Safe on the Internet
Guidelines and advice to help you keep safe online can be found at the following links:
Health, Drug and Alcohol Issues
Help and support for health, drug and alcohol issue can be found at:
MAG-HEALTH ISSUES FOR ADULTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE.