Action for Children
Tel: 01923 361 500 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
3 The Boulevard, Ascot Road, Watford, WD18 8AG
Offers help and practical support for children, young people, their parents and carers.
Tel: 020 7251 5860
67-69 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6PU
Provides friendly and expert advice on drugs and alcohol for young people aged 10 to 17. Service finder for local services.
Tel: 020 8952 2800
P O Box 340, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9HL
National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service. Provides information and resources about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) to anyone who needs assistance.
Tel: Helpline 0844 848 7900 Mon-Fri 10am-2.30pm
Linden House, 55 The Green, South Bar Street, Banbury OX16 9AB
Provides support, awareness and understanding for those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents.
Tel: Actionline 0800 056 8578
Unit 5 Citygate, 5 Blantyre, Manchester M15 4JJ
Provides information, support and advice to all those affected by adoption.
Tel: 020 8550 8822
Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex IG6 1QG
Works to transform the lives of the most vulnerable children through services, campaigning and research. Runs more than 960 services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.
Beat - beating eating disorders
Tel: Youthline 0345 634 7650 Mon-Wed 1pm - 4pm
103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich NR1 1DW
Beat provides support and information for young people and adults about eating disorders and difficulties with food, weight and shape. Also offers email and an online one to one service.
Tel: Text 07537 402 024 Mon-Thu 9am-3pm
50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT
Provides sexual health services and advice for young people under 25, including contraception, pregnancy testing, advice and counselling, and testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Webchat, 24/7 ask brook online tool and service finder for local services.
Tel: 0808 800 2222 weekdays 9am - 9pm, weekends 10am - 3pm.
CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London N1 6AH
Part of Family Lives. Advice and information for victims of bullying, parents and schools.
Tel: 0800 138 1418
Mytton Mill, Montford Bridge, Shropshire, SY4 1HA
One of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. Children's services include specialist education services, specialist residential services, fostering and specialist mental health services.
Tel: Head Office 0845 466 3400 Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm
Central House, 25 Camperdown Street, London E1 8DZ
Help and advice for homeless young people, including support with housing, health and learning.
Childhood Bereavement Network
Tel: 020 7843 6309
8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE
Supports professionals working with bereaved children, young people and their families, with information updates, key resources and networking opportunities. Also provides information and a services search for those who have been bereaved.
Tel: Freephone 0800 1111 24hrs 7 days a week
NSPCC Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH
Provides a free, confidential counselling service for children and young people in the UK. Also online chat, email and message boards.
Children's Legal Centre
Tel: Freephone 08088 020 008
Riverside Office Centre, Century House North, North Station Road, Colchester CO1 1RE
Provides free legal information, advice and representation to children, young people, their families, carers and professionals, as well as training and consultancy on child law and children’s rights.
COAP (Children of Addicted Parents)
1 Regent Terrace, Rita Road, London SW8 1AW
Online community for young people living with a family member's addiction to drugs, alcohol or behaviour such as gambling. Part of Action on Addiction.