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Useful contacts and resources

General advice and counselling services for young people

  • Youth Access
    Info, advice and counselling services for young people aged 12-25. You can search online for your local service.
  • Kooth.com
    Free online counselling for young people, currently only available to young people in certain parts of England and Wales.
  • Advice including counselling and mentoring for 14-25 year olds.
  • Relate
    Children and young people's counselling. Some Relate services may charge, this varies locally, so check first.
  • The Site
    Emotional support for young people.
  • Get Connected
    Help for under 25s.
  • Youth2Youth
    Emotional support for 11-19 year olds, run by young people for young people.
  • ChildLine
    Children can contact ChildLine about anything, big or small.
  • Sex and relationships advice by text for young people living in the London boroughs of Enfield, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, and Havering.
  • Sex and relationships programme for young women in the London boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Wandsworth. Includes workshops and tailored support aimed at increasing confidence, as well as sex and relationships advice.

Other organisations which can help