Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse runs the UKs only national, freephone helpline for anyone concerned in any way about the abuse of older people. Unlike other Helplines that are generic for older people the Elder Abuse Response Line is dedicated exclusively to this issue and is staffed by paid workers and volunteers who are trained and … Continue reading “Action on Elder Abuse”

Albert Kennedy Trust

Offers a range of support services including mentoring for LGBT young people up to the age of 25, supported lodgings in the homes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender carers for young people aged 16-21 who are homeless or living in a hostile environment. Hours Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm Contact Details 4th Floor, … Continue reading “Albert Kennedy Trust”

Carer’s Support

There are six million people in the UK looking after a loved-one who is sick, disabled, suffering from a mental health problem or an addiction – some as young as five years old. What carers have in common is the selflessness to put their family member needs before their own, but they face an on-going life … Continue reading “Carer’s Support”

Child Protection Helpline NSPCC

National helpline for children in distress or at risk, or for adults with concerns about children at risk.Our telephone advisers are all trained child protection officers. Whatever you tell them during your call will be kept confidential. Hours 24 hours, 7 days a week Contact Details NSPCC Child Protection Helpline, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A … Continue reading “Child Protection Helpline NSPCC”


ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call us to talk about any problem. Our counsellors are always here to help you sort it out. Children and young people can call at any time of the night or day. That is because ChildLines helpline … Continue reading “Childline”

Children’s Legal Centre

The Children’s Legal Centre is an independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people in England and Wales. The Centre promotes and campaigns for the recognition of children and young people as individuals participating fully in all the decisions which affect their lives.The service is open to children, young people … Continue reading “Children’s Legal Centre”

Children’s Website ‘The Hideout’

Women’s Aid have created a website for children help children and young people understand domestic abuse. Click here to be re-directed to the site.

Counselling Directory

The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number … Continue reading “Counselling Directory”