List of useful links below…

Support Services


(Southwark, Lewisham, Greenwich)
08457 90 90 90


(Central London)
020 7734 2800


Visit Crimestoppers website
(anonymous service not run by the Police)
0800 555 111

Faces In Focus

Visit Faces in Focus website
(counselling for 11-25 yr olds in Southwark & Lambeth)

Youth Access

Visit Youth Access website

Advice and General Information


Free confidential service to help young people under 19 with any issue they are going through.

Helpline: 0800 1111

Family Lives (previously known as Parent line)

Offers information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.

Helpline: 0808 800 2222

Runaway Helpline

Provides information, help, and support and options for young people thinking of running away or already away.
Helpline: 116 000
Text service: 116 000

The Mix

The Mix’s Crisis Messenger text service is available 24/7 and open to anyone aged 25 or under living in the UK. If you’re in crisis and need to talk, text THEMIX to 85258.

Webchat and Helpline service for free and confidential information and help on a wide range of issues for 13 to 25 year olds including, sex and relationships, your body, mental health, drink and drugs, housing, money, work and study and crime and safety .

Helpline: 0800 808 4994

NB. Email us at LETS TALK with your suggestions for other helplines and support services.

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