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People to support you

Below are some trusted websites where you can find out about staying safe. Remember - there are people who are ready to help you.


A website from the Metropolitan Police Service aimed at 11 to 16 year olds, providing advice and information about crime and safety issues.


If you have information about a crime but don't want to talk to the police, the charity Fearless allows you to pass on information 100% anonymously using a secure online form.


This is a 24-hour helpline and website offering information and advice to anybody concerned about drugs and substance misuse.


Whether you want to know about contraception and STIs, healthy relationships or more about staying healthy and wellbeing, Brook will give you free and confidential advice.


If you’ve run away, been forced to leave home, are thinking about it or are worried about someone the runaway helpline are there for you. Visit the Runaway Helpline website. You can talk to them in confidence and they will explain your options and try to get you the help you want. Call: 116 000, Text: 116 000, Email:

If you are in immediate danger please call the police on 999 straight away. Please also tell an adult you trust who will be able to help you.


If you've been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, victim support can help you find the strength to deal with what you've been through.


If you are under 18 you can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it's better out than in. We're here to support you and help you find ways to cope.

There are lots of different ways to get in touch with us. You can also get help from other young people through our website. Call 0800 1111


Whatever you're going through, call for free any time, from any phone on 116 123. We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call us.


Kooth is a free anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service tailored to young people aged 11-18 years, up to their 19th birthday (also up to 25 years for targeted young people leaving care and NEETS).

Kooth offers online text based counselling 365 days of the year; as well as peer support through moderated forums and articles. Counsellors are qualified experienced professionals and are online from 12pm-10pm weekdays and 6pm-10pm weekends. Our online counselling service has been accredited by the British Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling (BACP).

Young people can access without a referral. Our forums are moderated by our team to ensure young people maintain anonymity and to ensure support is positive and supportive.  We encourage young people to also write for our articles to provide them a space to share their experiences and creativity.



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