Keeping Safe

 

NSPCC - https://www.nspcc.org 0808 800 5000 (24 hours)

Young Minds - https://youngminds.org.uk/ Parents Helpline – call 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri 9.30am – 4pm)

ChildLine - https://www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111 (24 hours)

Samaritans - http://www.samaritans.org/ Phone 116 113 (24 hours)

B-eat - https://www.b-eat.co.uk Phone 0345 634 7650 (4pm – 10pm. For information on eating disorders)   

Frank - http://www.talktofrank.com/ 0800 7766 00 (24 hour confidential information and advice about drugs and substance abuse)

 

Helpful Resources

 

 

Helpful links for young carers 

Local Services:

Sutton support: https://www.suttoncarerscentre.org/young-carers-services

Croydon support: https://www.talkofftherecord.org/croydon/young-carers-service/

Merton Support: https://www.csmerton.org/

 

Additional Support:

NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/support-and-benefits-for-carers/being-a-young-carer-your-rights/

UCAS University application Young carer Support: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/finance-and-support/individual-needs/young-adult-carers

Childline: www.childline.org.uk  Free 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK

Lawstuff Children's Legal Centre: www.lawstuff.org.uk Information about young people's legal rights

Young Minds: www.youngminds.org.uk National charity improving the mental health of children