Useful points of contact

Who you can speak to

Domestic Abuse

Women’s Aid Federation of England
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
www.womensaid.org.uk

Refuge
24 hour helpline: 0808 2000 247
www.refuge.org.uk
Refuge provides a 24 hour phone line, accommodation and children’s services for those fleeing domestic abuse. Refuge also provides individual and group counselling to survivors of violence.

Child Abuse

NSPCC Call 0808 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk

Sexual Abuse

Rape Crisis
www.rapecrisis.org.uk
This website aims to provide the basic information for survivors, friends and family to access the services they need.

E Safety

Report abuse
(CEOP) Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
www.ceop.gov.uk

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people
www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

National Alcohol Helpline 0800 917 8282
www.patient.co.uk

FRANK
www.talktofrankcom
A website for young people providing free, confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day.

Self Harm

National Self Harm Network
www.nshn.co.uk
The National Self Harm Network has a forum where you can chat and get online advice and support.

Self-harm
www.selfharm.org.uk
A website for young people that provides information about self-harming.

Physical, mental and sexual health

YoungMinds
www.youngminds.org.uk
A national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.

Ask Brook
www.brook.org.uk
Provides free and confidential sexual health advice and contraception to young people under the age of 25.
Samaritans 08457909090
www.samaritans.org.uk
Mental Health Helpline 500 639 000

Missing

Missing Person Helpline 0500 700700
www.missingpeople.org.uk

Legal Advice

Community Legal Advice
www.communitylegaladvice.org.uk
Community Legal Advice provides free legal information and advice.
Family Rights Group 0800 731 1696
www.frg.org.uk

ADVOCACY

NYAS provides advocacy and legal services to children and young people in North Yorkshire.

Should you wish to make a referral for a young person please ring the free phone Helpline 0800616101 or Text 077733455. Alternatively you could access the service via the website help@nyas.net

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