It doesn’t matter who you are – If you are in crisis, despairing or suicidal, contacting us can make all the difference to talk about how you are feeling. You can speak in total confidence with one of our volunteers about anything that is troubling you. We will not judge you; we will not tell … Continue reading “Samaritans”

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”

Lifeshare Male Sex Workers Outreach Project

A street-based service that works with young men at risk of sexual exploitation through homelessness. Offers support service and linking to other appropriate services. Hours Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm Contact Details Lifeshare Ltd. 27 Houldsworth Street, Manchester. M1 1EB t 0161-235-0744. f 0161 235 0744 email [email protected] web

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”

Family Rights Group

FRG provides free advice and information to families in England and Wales who are involved with children’s services about the care and protection of their children. Our service is independent of all other statutory agencies, and is non-judgemental. We aim to help people to understand their rights, and explore the issues which have arisen between … Continue reading “Family Rights Group”


Drinkline offers the following services: to listen to callers worried about their own drinking, to listen to the family and friends of people who are drinking, to offer advice to callers on where to go for local help. Drinkline is confidential and no names need to be given. Calls are free from landlines and will … Continue reading “Drinkline”

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”


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”